Medical Departments

NWGH is the leading provider of cardiac care in the region. NWGH cardiac services are led by prominent Cardiologist who are internationally known for their contributions towards advanced patient care. Cardiology services at NWGH offer an extensive range of preventive, diagnostic and interventional services. Utilizing state of the art techniques, cardiologists provide highly individualized, patient–centered care in a number of specialized fields. Emergency center at NWGH has cardiac and chest pain programs. Emergency personnel are trained ‘to think cardiac' .When a patient with a chest pain is rushed into the emergency, chest pain protocol is immediately put into action to ensure that the patient receives prompt and effective treatment. NWGH cardiology department offers 24/7 primary PCI service for acute myocardial infarction. NWGH cardiology department also provides a range of interventional procedures like coronary angioplasty, pacemaker implantation ,volvotomies, ICD implantation, IVC filters, peripheral arterial embolization and renal artery stenting. The faculty has enormous expertise in every aspect of cardiac care, ranging from standard procedures such as outpatient consultation, echocardiography, angiography and percutaneous coronary revascularization to advanced clinical research into heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation and preventive cardiology.Tests like echocardiography, exercise testing and angiography have become an essential part of management of cardiac diseases. Interventional procedures like angioplasty have become highly successful and are increasingly popular because of patient safety and convenience. Nowadays, no modern hospital can be said to be complete without these facilities.Trans-Radial intervention is a unique day case service offered to patients who came in morning for angioplasty and go back home in afternoon.

Dr Rahim Khan
Dr Ahmad Fawad

Northwest General Hospitals Dermatological services offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for the treatment of skin diseases.The diseases treated vary from skin, immunological disorders, and severe reactions to medicines such as toxic epidermal necrolysis. The dermatology unit has individual rooms and therapeutic modalities such as ultraviolet light therapy, photopheresis, and hydrotherapy. Common conditions, including acne, warts and contact dermatitis, are treated with standard or advanced therapies as needed. Patients with skin diseases and persons requiring special skin care are managed as out-patients in Northwest General Hospital. In door patients can be admitted in rooms and medical ward.

  • Department also has most advance laser equipment for
  • Hair removal
  • Certain birthmarks
  • Skin rejuvenation

Laser treatment is performed by doctors and not technicians. Facility for patch test for allergic skin reactions is also available. Various skin surgeries are performed for birthmarks moles and skin cancer.

Dr Humaira Gillani
Dr Khadimullah Kakakhel
Dr Izharullah Babar

  • Diabetes Mellitus [T1DM & T2DM] (Adolescents &Adults)
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy (Gestational Diabetes)
  • Insulin Pump Clinic
  • Diabetic Foot (combined clinic with Surgeons)
  • Thyroid Problems/Goiter
  • PCOs (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) Clinic
  • Excessive facial hair in Female (Hirsuitism)
  • Osteoporosis (Brittle Bones)
  • Lipids (Cholesterol) Clinic
  • Short stature/Growth hormone & Pituitary clinic
  • General Endocrine & Erectile dysfunction clinic

Diabetes Services:

Multidisciplinary services available, including Consultation by Consultant Diabetologist, Nutritionist & education/training by Diabetes Educator. Group education & conversation map discussion. Ophthalmologist (Eye specialist) review and Surgical Review for diabetic foot. All patients who are commenced on insulin are educated, trained on how to use insulin and how to use glucometer. Insulin dose is adjusted over the phone; a helpline phone number is available. They are also seen by Dietician/Nutritionist same day.

Dynamic function testing:

Patients who need specialized tests by medical professional are done as day case admission. For example: Prolonged OGTT, Water deprivation test, Insulin tolerance test etc.

Northwest General hospital offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient gastroenterological services supported by sophisticated on-site laboratory and diagnostic capabilities. The GE Specialist treats a variety of digestive conditions, the services include consultation for all digestive disorders, including diseases of the gastrointestinal tract as well as the liver, pancreas and the biliary tree like dyspepsia, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, esophageal stricture dilatation, IBD, Hepatitis and its varied forms, Hepatacellular cancer, Cirrhosis as sequelae of CLD, Polypectomies, ERCPs, Biliary stent placements, CBD stone extraction etc. We provide the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic modalities. NWGH's modern facility features fully equipped procedure rooms, a recovery area, changing rooms and a separate patient/family waiting area. Using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and video capable equipment used in various procedures, allows images to be saved on video tapes as well as offer the potential for reducing procedure time.

Dr Ikramullah Khan
Dr Hanif Afridi

NWGH cares for patients with all types of problems. It takes pride in providing the highest quality of care to all individuals. By providing excellent quality it is striving to achieve its goals of patient and family satisfaction, staff satisfaction, and efficient care. NWGH works as collaborative, highly functional teams consisting of attending physicians, nurses and other providers such as Pharmacists and physical therapists.General Physicians working for Northwest General Hospital are highly trained specialists; they provide a wide range of non-surgical health care services to patients. The general physician's broad training provides him expertise in diagnosis and treatment of problems affecting different body systems. They are also trained to deal with social and psychological impact of disease.These general physicians have special training in the usefulness, limitations and costs of most diagnostic tests. They use diagnostic tests logically, safely and effectively to investigate difficult diagnostic problems.

Dr Iftikhar Ali shah
Dr Kamran Amir Khan

Northwest General Hospital has one of the best nephrological services in the country. Department of nephrology is headed by Dr.Arbab Nisar A khan consultant nephrologist .There are facilities and state of art haemodialysis , Peritoneal dialysis (PD) and renal biopsies as part of the general nephrology .The dialysis treatment is available 24 hours throughout the year including official holidays such as Eid Holiday. Both Inpatient care as well as outpatient consultation is available for all patients.

Dr Arbab Nisar Ahmad Khan


Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre, Peshawar offers most advanced and updated management for all the acute and chronic neurological disorders. It is the only leading hospital of the country which provides the acute management for stroke and has the privilege of offering the facility of acute stroke Unit. It also offers the facility of well equipped Neurophysiology procedures i.e. Nerve conduction study & Electromyography (NCS & EMG) andElectroencephalography (EEG).We are dealing with all the acuteneurological emergencies around the clock and have facility of well equipped Physiotherapy Department, providing acute and chronic rehabilitation. We offer care for all in-patient and out-patient in the field of epilepsy, headache, movement disorder, stroke, acute & chronic neuropathy,Myopathy, headache, Demyelinating disorders and dementia.A multidisciplined team of Consultant Neurophysicians offer specialized care for the better health of the patients.
The Facilities provided by the hospital are:-

  • CT scan
  • MRI scan
  • Invasive & noninvasive cerebral angiography.
  • Doppler Imaging
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Nerve Conduction study & Electromyography (NCS & EMG).

Dr Sardar Muhammad Alam
Dr Haroon Khan

  • Parents demand the best medical care for their children. At NWGH, services are designed to give parents the satisfaction that their children are receiving the best medical care. To achieve this contentment, high standardization is coupled with a caring approach, tailored according to the age, physical and psychological needs of the child so that every child feels safe and secure and remembers his stay in the hospital as a pleasant experience.
  • Primary Care
  • Immunization Centre

  • There is provision of wide range of quality vaccines. Parents are given detailed explanation about the importance and timing of vaccination recommended in the EPI Schedule. Information leaflets on certain common illnesses and the preventive measures and curative treatment against these are available. For children coming from foreign countries, it is recommended that the parents discuss with the pediatrician the recommended schedule for children.Nutritional Rehabilitation & Feeding Advice Service

  • Poor nutrition and growth problems are common in our community. Not only do they predispose children to illnesses and retard healthy growth but they also cause perpetual worries for the parents. NWGH provides preventive strategies in these areas as well, strongly believing that prevention is better than cure. Children with more complicated problems are referred to the consultant pediatrician for thorough investigation and management.
  • Secondary Care
  • Out-Patient Clinics

  • The service normally covers neonates from birth up to fourteen years of age, although there is some degree of flexibility .Highly qualified and experienced pediatric consultants, each with their own specific field of specialization, run the out patients clinics in both morning and evening hours.
  • In-Patient

  • Paediatric unit is split into subcategories according to age and according to degree of illness.
  • Neonatal Services.
  • This comprises of Neonatal intensive care and Nursery.

Neonatal Intensive care (NICU).

  • NICU is fully equipped Level III unit. It have full facilities for premature born before term to extremely sick neonate requiring intensive care setting.
  • We regularly deal with prematures requiring ventilation and support. We have fully trained nursing staff and doctors who can look after newborn on ventilation.
  • The unit have very strict infection control policies. And we request our patient relatives to be co-operative with us.
  • Our NICU also look after post surgical newborns operated with Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia, Absent anus, bowel obstruction etc.


  • Nursery unit is used for less sick newborns requiring level II care. Babies are either looked after in incubators or cots depending on degree of illness. This includes mild infection, phototherapy, oxygen therapy, tube feeding and growing prematures, exchange transfusion, sugar control etc.

Paediatric ICU

  • It is a first ICU of its kind for whole of KPK. It caters for all type of sick children from age one month to 14 years. There are beds with full ventilators facitilites and 4 beds with intensive care
  • Here we look after infants and children with pneumonia, severe life threatening asthma, unconscious patients, head trauma patients, Coma due to any condition like diabetes , liver or brain problem.

Paediatric Ward

  • Children ward is located on the third floor. It has been designed exclusively for young children with colorful bed linen and curtains thus providing a cheerful ambiance. The ward also has a television and cable network with ample number of cartoon movies and other entertainment. Presently, 4 children can be accommodated in each bay. Children with a wide variety of illnesses are thus looked after in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere making their ward a home away from home.

Emergency Pediatrics:

  • Children who are acutely ill and need urgent treatment or arrive at odd hours or holidays are seen by the doctor on duty sitting in the emergency. NWGH staff Pediatrician supervises such patients.
  • Future Expansion :

  • Training And Teaching Programmes
  • Training of new postgraduate doctors.
  • Training of nursing and paramedical staff

Dr Bilal Ahmad Sethi
Dr Muhhamad Arif
Dr Amin Jan

The Department of Physiotherapy provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to assist adults and children in overcoming physical, neurological and cognitive impairments, disabilities and handicaps. All Physiotherapists work with an interdisciplinary team to restore physical functions, relieve pain and minimize the psychological, social and vocational efforts of disability.
We offer a wide range of rehabilitation services that include the following;

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Pediatric rehabilitation
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Pain management
  • Orthotic and prosthetics services
  • Home health services

Dr Hazrat Islam

Pulmonology is a super specialty in medical division. The pulmonologist, basically a physician is trained in diagnosis and treatment of the diseases related to the respiratory system. Common symptoms of respiratory system are cough, difficulty in breathing, crepts, wheezes and chest pain etc.
In NWGH patients are treated; who come with respiratory diseases such as pulmonary tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD), Bronchial Asthma and Lung Cancer etc.

  • The following facilities are available in NWGH :
  • Consultation Systemic Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise tests
  • Peak flow metery
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Thoracocentesis
  • X-rays
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nebulization

Dr Abdul Samad Wazir
Dr Arslan Rahat Ullah