Department of Pathology

Dr Tariq

Head of the Department 

Professor Brig (R) Dr. Tariq Sarfraz. SI (M)

Phone: (+92) 51-5788171, (+92) 51-5788250 Ext: 307

The Department of Pathology "The Science behind the Cure” at the Foundation University Medical College exemplifies the field's complex nature and incorporates Pathology's dramatic new developments in Immunohistochemistry, Molecular biology and diagnostic biotechnology. A dynamic and rapidly evolving field of Pathology plays a pivotal role in diagnosis, research and treatment monitoring. It is a bridge between the basic and clinical medical sciences.

The scientific mission of the Department of Pathology is to accumulate knowledge pertaining to the nature of diseases and to translate the knowledge in order to improve diagnostic and clinical applications.

The Department offers diagnostic services in all the areas of Pathology and plans to expand them to the state of the art level. Our educational and training programmes, in addition to teaching of medical students now also include Residency training programmes, Fellowship programmes in all four specialties and Postdoctoral Research.

Functions of Pathology Department:

  • Under Graduate Training
  • Post Graduate Training
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Research
  • Workshops and seminars

Under Graduate Training:

Department is involved in teaching of:

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • DPT
  • FUCN

Well-equipped Teaching Laboratories are available for teaching of students. Facilities of Multimedia with close circuit TV Camera attached with microscope for projection of histopathology and other teaching slides is available in the department for our students. We have currently introduced continuous and regular presentations by students. Each student will have a chance to present and it will help her / him in learning and grooming process.

Post Graduate Training (PGT):

Department of pathology is approved by CPSP for training
FCPS II training is undergoing in following disciplines:

  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Haematology
  • Chemical Pathology

Diagnostic Services:

Hospital laboratory in Fauji Foundation hospital deals with Chemical pathology, Clinical Pathology, Hematology and Microbiology (including virology / serology).
Histopathology laboratory is based in Foundation University Medical College Campus.
Annual workload of laboratory investigations is around 750000 tests per year.


Department is actively engaged in research. Presently 11 research projects are in different stages of completion. Currently 2 research projects have been approved by HEC for funding and are under process Total 50 research papers have been published by the faculty members during last 5 years in different International and National reputed medical journals.
Six original research articles have already been submitted for publication in different international and national medical journals.

Undergraduate Research:
Faculty of department is involved in inculcating research attitude from undergraduate level. Students have participated in different national and international forums and have given oral and poster presentations.

  • Two oral paper presentations and seven poster presentations by undergraduate students under direct supervision of Pathology Department were presented in 20th Annual Meeting MRSP Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Five posters were among first 6 best posters.
  • Two research papers were presented by undergraduate students under direct supervision of Pathology Department at 6th undergraduate medical research conference Peshawar.

Post Graduate Research:

All post graduate trainees are actively engaged in the process of research
Currently 10 research projects are under process by post graduate trainees

Workshops and Seminars:

Department of pathology is involved in organizing workshops and seminars regularly for undergraduate as well as post graduate trainees and faculty as part of Continued Medical Education (CME). During last 5 years department has organized 10 symposium and workshops.

 Faculty (FUMC)


Brig (R) Professor Dr Tariq Sarfraz, SI (M), MBBS, DCP, MCPS, CHPE (NUMS), FCPS, FRCPath (UK),
IF CAP (USA). PM&DC Registration No. 10056-P
Dr. Lubna Zafar, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS - PM&DC Registration No. 13115-P
Dr. Tehmina Munir, MBBS, FCPS, MCPS Pathology, MCPS HPE - PM&DC Registration No. 10011-P
Dr. Fatima Kaleem, MBBS, M Phil, FCPS - PM&DC Registration No. 46862-P

Associate Professors
Dr. M. Jawwad Anis Khan, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS - PM&DC Registration No. 5851-P

Assistant Professor

Dr. Yasmin Wahid, MBBS, FCPS - PMC Registration No. 24523-P


Dr. Samina Naseer - PM&DC Registration No. 5469-P
Dr. Abida Ashfaq - PM&DC Registration No. 19535-P
Dr. Ghazala Rustam - PM&DC Registration No. 10407-N
Dr. Saba Aneeqa - PM&DC Registration No. 55407-P
Dr. Amna Waheed - PM&DC Registration No. 8121-D
Dr. Saima Ishtiaq - PM&DC Registration No. 42257-P
Dr. Malghalara Khattak - PM&DC Registration No. 12966-D
Dr. Shabana Abbas - PM&DC Registration No. 74668-P

Co-Opted Faculty (FFH):

Dr. Sami Saeed, MBBS, MCPS, M. Phil, PhD (Chemical Pathology) – PM&DC Registration No. 4038-N
Dr. Shahid Ahmad Abbasi MBBS, MCPS, FCPS - PM&DC Registration No. 1640-N

Associate Professors
Dr. Madeeha Rehan, MBBS, FCPS (Haem) - PMC Registration No. 41994-P
Dr. Sehar Khaliq, MBBS, FCPS (Haem) - PMC Registration No. 35476-P

Assistant Professors:
Dr. Attika Khalid, MBBS, FCPS (Haem) - PMC Registration No. 48306-P
Dr. Nadia Arif, MBBS, FCPS (Haem) - PMC Registration No. 32089-P
Dr. Mehnaz Omar Arshad, MBBS, M. Phil (FCPS In process) - PMC Registration No. 10137-N

Senior Lecturer:
Dr. M. Waqas Abbas, MBBS, FCPS (Microbiology) – PM&DC Registration No. 75155-P

Post Graduate Trainees [FUMC]

Dr. Rubina Riaz - PM&DC Registration No. 7927-N

Post Graduate Trainees [FFH]
Chemical Pathology
Dr. Shabana Abbas - PM&DC Registration No. 74668-P
Dr. Sadia Sarmad
Dr. Sanober Hameed

Dr. Saima Syed
Dr. Haider Ali

Dr. Amna Mahmood Gillani
Dr. Amina Kanwal

Department of Pathology