INSTITUTE OF TB & CHEST MEDICINE

Prof. Muhammad Saqib Saeed

MBBS, FCCP (USA) MRCP (UK) FRCP (EDIN)

Professor of Pulmonology/Chairman

0300-8444269

profmsaqibsaeed@kemu.edu.pk

Prof. Muhammad Saqib Saeed

INTRODUCTION OF DEPARTMENT

The Institute of T.B and Chest Medicine was established in 1920.  Prof. Muhammad Saqib Saeed is heading the Institute since 2011. This Institution was renovated in 2012. The Institute is equipped with X-Ray, ultrasound machines, video bronchoscope, video thoracoscope, fluorescent microscope, sleep lab, Gene XPERT MTB/RIF machine and separate MDR-TB diagnostic and treatment facilities. A 50 seated Seminar room fully equipped with audiovisual facilities has been built. The Institute of chest medicine houses 66 patients and runs a very active outpatient department catering for over 60,000 patients a year. The institute is running postgraduate training programs for MD (Pulmonology), FCPS (Medicine), FCPS, MCPS & DTCD in Pulmonology and undergraduate training for MBBS.”

FACULTY
Name Designation Qualification Email
Prof. M. Saqib Saeed Professor MBBS, FCCP (USA) MRCP (UK) FRCP (EDIN) profmsaqibsaeed@kemu.edu.pk
Dr. Salman Ayyaz Associate Professor MBBS, MCPS, FCPS(PUL), FCPS(CCM) ayyazsalman@yahoo.com
Dr.Afshan Qureshi Assistant Professor

(Radiology)

MBBS, DMRD,

MD (Radiology)

drafshanqureshi@hotmail.com
Dr. Asif Hanif Assistant Professor MBBS, FCPS, DTCD drasif.hanif@hotmail.com
 Dr. Yasir Nasir Senior Registrar MBBS, FCPS(Pulmo) yasirjohn2007@hotmail.com
 Dr. Akhtar Ali Senior Registrar MBBS, FCPS(Pulmo) drakhtarshah@gmail.com
OBJECTIVES AND GOALS
  1. Early detection, treatment and control of pulmonary tuberculosis and other Respiratory disorders.
  2. To enhance the training of undergraduate & postgraduate students and hand on practice on bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, thoracocentesis, lung biopsies.
  3. To promote the research work in the department.
  4. To improve the team work for better management of patients and arranging multidisciplinary team to meet the motto “ALTAPETE” of King Edward Medical University, Lahore.
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

(Courses / Workshops / Seminar /Symposium)

  • ABDUL AZIZ POSTGRADUATE TRAINING COURSES
  • WORLD ASTHMA CONTROL TRAINING PROGRAMME
  • SLEEP DISORDER BREATHING WORKSHOPS
  • SEMINAR ON PREVENTIVE MEASURE FOR TB
  • CPC WEEKLY
  • RADIOLOGY CLASS TWICE WEEKLY
  • JOURNAL CLUB WEEKLY
  • UNDERGRADUATES

        CLINICAL :           – 3RD YEAR            2 HOURS /DAY

– 4TH YEAR           3 HOURS/DAY

        LECTURE:             – 4TH YEAR            45 MINUTES / WEEK

  • POSTGRADUATES
RESEARCH

(Work completed / Published / Current Projects)

 

Work completed:

  1. Prevalence of anemia in COPD.
  2. Douge Potter Syndrome.
  3. Role of Alkaline phosphate in differentiating tuberculous from non tuberculous pleural effusions.

 

Published:

  1. Identification of frequent exacerbator phenotype in local COPD patients: Development of predictive model for frequent exacerbator.
  2. Relationship between ABG and VBGs in patients presenting with COPD.
  3. Role of GeneXpert/MTB-RIF in diagnosing tuberculous pleural effusion
  4. Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal tuberculosis in tertiary care setting.


Current Projects:

  1. The Effectiveness of Aspirin in reducing the number of exacerbations in patients of COPD.
  2. Serum Magnesium level in patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.
  3. Yield of USG Guided Biopsy in peripheral malignancy.
  4. To co-relate the role of B-lines on transthoracic USG with HRCT in patients of ILD.
  5. To characterize the pleural effusion on chest USG and co-relate with pleuroscopic biopsy.
  6. To determine the role of HRCT in sputum smear negative patients of suspected TB
  7. The Effectiveness of Atorvastatin in reducing the number of exacerbations in patients of COPD.
PROJECTS / DEPARTMENTAL EXTENSION /SPECIAL FEATURES
  • VIDEO PLEUROSCOPY
  • VIDEO BRONCHOSCOPY
  • SLEEP LAB.
  • CHEST ULTRASONOGRAPHY
  • PFT LAB.
  • CHEST INTUBATION
  • CPAP
  • BIPAP
  • CLINICAL LAB.
  • CHEST X-RAY
  • CT CHEST
  • FLUORESCENT MICROSCOPY
  • GENE XPERT MTB/RIF MACHINE
  • PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO INDOOR PATIENTS.
  • PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO OUTDOOR PATIENTS.