Department of Rheumatology & Immunology was established 2 decade ago at Shaikh Zayed Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute Lahore and since then it has been serving masses. Huge number of patients from all over the Punjab and other provinces are being referred for treatment of arthritis and different rheumatic diseases. This Department is recognised by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan and University of Health Sciences Lahore for Fellowship and MD programmes respectively. Department has a an outdoor patient facility which works six days a week where approximately 35-40 patients are seen daily as well as an indoor patient facility which has a 14 beds, 2 rooms on private floor and 2 beds in the department of paediatrics. More than 200,000 patients have been seen in department’s outdoor facility since its established. Department provides 24 hours indoor and emergency service to its patients.


Currently Department has 7 fellowship and 2 MD trainees who work under supervision of professor and associate professor. While it has produced several trained rheumatologists who are working in different hospitals of distant areas and providing their services to the masses.


Department is having keen interest in research and education. Over all 39 researches/articles are published in national and international journals so far and several researches are being done. Department also arranges educational sessions for the spread the knowledge and experience to other specialties. An International conference with title Rheumacon was held on Feb 29, 2020. Conference had renowned international and national speakers who
delivered their talks on different topics in perspective of Rheumatology. This conference was attended by huge number of rheumatologists, consultant physicians from different specialities and general physicians who had special interest in Rheumatology.


In continuity of Rheumacon1, Department has announced its second conference (Virtual/Hybrid) with title of Rheumacon 2021 which is scheduled on February 27-28 2021. It would be a great privilege if you could kindly consent to participate in this academic event and honour us. Conference timing will be from 9:00am to 4:00pm (Pakistan standard time). Talk may be delivered live or recorded as per your preference.


you can see the details about department and researches in links given below.


Department of Rheumatology and Immunology:


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