The Burn & Plastic surgery department was established at Sheikh Zayed Medical College/Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan in February 2008.
RECOGNITION OF BURN & PLASTIC SURGERY DEPARTMENT BY CPSP & UHS:
Burn & Plastic Surgery Department Sheikh Zayed Medical College/Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan has been recognized with the UHS and CPSP for MS & FCPS (Plastic Surgery) postgraduate training from 07.07.2014. The General Surgery postgraduate residents (PGRs) are regularly rotated to complete their mandatory plastic surgery training for FCPS & MS training. Under graduates of MBBS programme are taught basics of plastic surgery.
Burns & Plastic Surgery Department is providing services to burn and other patients who need plastic surgery from South Punjab and Interior Sindh. Burns & Plastic Surgery Department consists of 26 beds. Burns & Plastic surgery department is rapidly progressing and expanding under the full guidance and support of Prof. Dr. Tariq Ahmed, Principal, Sheikh Zayed Medical College/Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan. The plan is to establish the most modern & state of the art Sheikh Zayed Burns & Reconstructive Surgery Institute at Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan. P.C-1 has been prepared and ready to be submitted for approval.
During the calendar year 2020 there were 900 admissions including 450 acute burns, 2000 out-patient visits, and 610 operations were performed on a wide variety of plastic surgery patients. Postgraduate trainees of FCPS and MS (plastic surgery) are being inducted regularly through CIP programme.
Burns & Plastic Surgery Department is providing 24/7 emergency services to burns and trauma patients. We are doing a variety of cases including Burn Reconstruction, Cleft Lip and Palate surgery, Congenital Facial and Hand Anomalies, Skin Cancers, Breast Surgery, Post Traumatic Reconstructive Surgery , Vascular Anomalies, Head and Neck Cancer, Otoplasty, Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper and lower Extremity , Hand Tumors, Vascular Disorders of the Hand, Management of the Burned Hand and a large number of other cases. We are always enthusiastic to work in collaboration with other departments to provide maximum services to the patients.