Khyber Medical College
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|Khyber Medical College Peshawar|
|Khyber Medical University Peshawar|
|Motto||Service to Humanity|
|Principal||Professor Dr Noor ul Imaan|
|Campus||University of Peshawar|
|Affiliations||Pakistan Medical and Dental Council; Khyber Medical University;World Health Organization; College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan|
Khyber Medical College is located in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan.It is a pioneer institution in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in medical education and has been rightly called the mother Institution of all the Medical/Dental Institutions established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It has created name for itself at national and international level by dedicated work of its staff and students. The college is affiliated with Khyber Medical University and is recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council, General Medical Council of UK,Ireland and licensing authority of USA. Beside undergraduate medical education,the college offers teaching and research facilities to the postgraduate students,i.e., M.Phil,in all Basic Medical Sciences, FCPS in Clinical as well as Basic Medical Sciences, and minor diplomas in many specialties. College buildings added during 1960 to 1980 were designed by Pakistani architect A. R. Hye.
The college was founded in 1954 by Mr. Malik Ghulam Muhammad, Governor General of Pakistan, with the vision to create a centre of excellence in medical training, health care and biomedical research. Since then it has expanded steadily to meet the growing health care needs of the ever expanding city. A dentistry department was founded in 1964 which is now called Khyber College of Dentistry.
The college has a faculty of more than 100 full-time teachers and researchers in 26 research-oriented basic and clinical academic departments. More than 9000 graduates call Khyber Medical College their alma mater. Around 1400 medical students are enrolled in the college in any given year. Every year a high number of graduates are accepted in residency and sub-speciality training programs in the United States and United Kingdom.Professor Dr. Sultan Mehmood is currently the dean and principal of Khyber Medical College.
- Pharmacology and therapeutics
- Pathology and microbiology
- Preventive medicine
- Forensic medicine and toxicology
- Medicine (including neurology, pulmonology, cardiology, gastroenterology and nephrology)
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Radiation oncology
- Urology ?
- Paediatric Surgery
- Official Khyber Medical College Website
- Khyber Medical College
- Khyber Medical University
- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
- The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan