Surgery & Allied Services

General Surgery

The General Surgery Department is one of the oldest departments at the Korangi Campus serving about 9,060 out patients monthly as of 2020-2021 report. The Department conducts two training programs: a two-year foundation course in Allied Surgical specialties and a five-year training program in General Surgery.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

During 2020-2021, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department worked on several cases, including severe Post-Partum Hemorrhage, Primary Amenorrhea, cases with bad Obstetric history, and complicated Gynecological Oncological surgeries served about 47,808 out patients monthly.

Orthopedic & Traumatology

The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology started in 2007. The Department has several sub specialties:

is accredited as a center of fellowship training by the Pakistan Arthroplasty Society for one-year fellowship training. It is one of the highest volume centers in the country.

service is a one-of-a-kind service in the country. The service has introduced several shoulder arthroplasty courses.

have also been an important service of IHHN.

is a center of excellence for hand, shoulder, and elbow surgery/mand flap reconstruction of the extremities and complex trauma reconstruction. Rotations in hand surgery are offered to other institutes for Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Orthopedic training.

is a dedicated clinic. This service provides focused care with defined outcomes as well as ample research opportunities.

works in collaboration with University of Iowa. It has evolved in a unique program with a network across the country. It trains doctors and other healthcare workers in Ponseti method.

was recently established by the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Korangi Campus. The Bone Bank will facilitate in the reconstruction of bone tumors, traumatic segmental bone defects, and complex primary and revision arthroplasty surgeries.

has a dedicated Sarcoma Clinic and provides surgical expertise for bone cancer. The Department collaborates with international and national institutions for spine surgery.


Initially offering limited outpatient and Day Care Service, the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department served about 5,587 outpatients monthly and 101 children received Cochlear Implants as of 2020-2021 data. Further, the department has now extended its service to the following:

  • General ENT
  • Skull-based surgeries
  • Head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgeries
  • Cochlear Implant with complete rehabilitation services
  • Audiology Lab as well as Speech, Language and Physiology services
  • Newborn hearing screening program


The Urology Department started in 2007. Since then, it has expanded its scope and now offers the following services:

  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Female Urology
  • Uro-oncology
  • Urodynamic and Lithotripsy services

Anesthesiology & Surgical Intensive Care Services

Anesthesiologists play a critical role in providing safe anesthesia services for complicated obstetrics, intricate neonatal surgeries, and severely compromised patients. As of 2020-2021 data IHHN treat about 9,060 critically-ill inpatients monthly. Anesthesia Department stands amongst the pioneers of practicing ultrasound-guided nerve and plexus blocks and vascular access, which is the standard of care in the developed countries.
The Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Department is heavily involved in providing anesthesia outside Operation Room for high-risk pediatric oncology. Acute Pain service is available as a structured service for all post-operative cases. Anesthesia consultants directly supervise the Surgical Critical Care Unit