KMU Institute Of Medical Sciences

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KMU Institute of Medical Sciences
د خیبر طبی علومو پوهنتون کوهاټ
MottoService to Humanity
TypePublic Sector
Established6 April 2006
PrincipalProf Dr.Lal Muhammad
CampusDHQ Teaching Hospital KDA Phase 2, Kohat
AffiliationsPakistan Medical and Dental Council;, Khyber Medical University, World Health Organization, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
WebsiteOfficial website

KMU Institute of Medical Sciences (Urdu: جامعہ طبی خیبر- کالج علوم کوہاٹ‎, Pashto: د خیبر طبی علومو پوهنتون کوهاټ‎), in Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, is a public sector medical college, established in April 2006.

KIMS, the constituent body of KMU, enrolls students in a five-year programme leading to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees, and also in the four-year programme leading to Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).

It is a public sector medical institution approved by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. Each year 100 students are enrolled, on basis of their performance in ETEA test, in MBBS and 50 are enrolled in BDS.

It is affiliated with Khyber Medical University, Peshawar.


1) DHQ Teaching Hospital, Kohat 2) Liaqat Memorial Teaching Hospital
KIMS, Kohat
LocationKMU Institute Of Medical Sciences, Kohat, Pakistan
Care systemPublic
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityKMU
StandardsISO 9001:2000
Emergency departmentYes
ListsHospitals in Pakistan

Khyber Medical University Institute of Medical Sciences Kohat was conceived and realized by Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST). On the directions of the then Chancellor KUST / Governor, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP), Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, the KUST syndicate took a bold decision in 2005 to start the first ever Institute of Medical Sciences. It speaks the volume of zeal with which the KUST wanted to serve the people. The inauguration of KIMS was performed on Thursday 6 April 2006 by the then Governor Khalil-ur-Rehman.

Khyber Medical University Institute of Medical Sciences Kohat (KIMS) was shifted to Khyber Medical University (KMU) as a constituent Institute on 25.11.2011 vide Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department Notification No. SOH/3-3/KMU dated 25.11.2011.

The institute is recognized by PMDC on a permanent basis. Its first batch of students have graduated. KIMS had a future vision of starting a dental section and this dream is being fulfilled. Nursing education, paramedics and post-graduate education are plans for the near future.

The institute is located in the most developed and modern area of Kotal Township of Kohat Development Authority. KIMS's main campus is a one-hour drive from KP's capital, Peshawar. Liaqat Memorial women and children and Divisional Headquarters hospitals of 500 beds capacity have been declared as teaching hospitals for KIMS by the government of KP. Both the hospitals are well equipped, with nursing wards for different types for patients, as well as operation theaters, radiology and diagnostic labs.



KIMS is recognized by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) for 100 seats in MBBS and 50 in BDS.

The college is also recognized by the World Health Organization and International Medical Education Directory - maintained by FAIMER.


Core faculty[edit]

Post S.NO Name Qualification Designation (If Any)
1 Dr. Salim Khattak MBBS FCPS Principal
2 Dr. Farman Ullah MBBS MD
3 Dr. Sadiq Ur Rehman MBBS FCPS
4 Dr. Abdul Waheed M.Phil, Ph.D (Germany)
5 Dr. Asghar Kamal MBBS FCPS Vice Principal Hospital
6 Dr. Aziz Marjan MBBS M Phil Vice Principal Administration, Chairman IRBB
7 Dr. S. Mutahir Ali Shah MBBS M.Phil
8 Dr. Lal Muhammad MBBS FCPS Incharge Social Welfare Society KIMS
9 Dr. Bashir Marwat MBBS FCPS
10 Dr. Abdul Sahib Khan MBBS FCPS
11 Dr. Musarrat Jabeen MBBS FCPS
12 Dr. Mohammad Tahir Bangash MBBS FCPS FRCS (UK)
13 Dr. Fouzia Gul MBBS DGO FCPS
14 Dr. Farid Anwar MBBS FCPS
15 Dr. Syed Zafar Hussain MBBS FCPS

16 Dr. Muhammad Sajid MBBS FCPS
17 Dr. Akhtar Munir MBBS M.Phil
18 Dr. Shujaat Ali Khan MBBS FCPS Incharge Student Counseling Cell & Vice Chairman Literary Society
19 Dr. Sohail Aziz MBBS FCPS
20 Dr. Umar Hayat MBBS MPH
21 Dr. Nafeesa Tahir MBBS FCPS Incharge Sports & Culture Wing Female
22 Dr. Fahim Shah MBBS FCPS
23 Dr. Akhtar Sherin MBBS FCPS Incharge College Magazine, Journal & Literary Chairman
24 Dr. Fazal Ahmad MBBS FCPS
25 Dr. Qazi Tahir ud Din MBBS FCPS Incharge Sports & Culture Wing Male
26 Dr. Khalid Qayyum MBBS DLO FCPS
27 Dr. Arshad Firzooq MBBS FCPS
28 Dr. Noor Nasir Khattak MBBS FCPS

29 Dr Asmat Shaheen BDS M.Phil
30 Dr Mohammad Ashraf MBBS FCPS
31 Dr. Tahira Atta MBBS M.Phil
32 Dr Sajid Munir MBBS FCPS
33 Dr. Mehmood Akhtar MBBS FCPS
34 Dr. Tauseef Raza MBBS Phd
35 Dr. Muhammad Alam MBBS FCPS
36 Dr. Ameena Saba Awan MBBS FCPS
37 Dr. Asif Iqbal MBBS FCPS
38 Dr. Saddique Aslam BDS FCPS
39 Dr. Shabhat Ullah Khan BDS FCPS Coordinator Dental Section KIMS
40 Dr. Asmat Ullah BDS FCPS

Lecturer KIMS

Visiting faculty[edit]

1. Dr. Mehr Ali

3. Shahid Afridi

4. Dr Jaffar Iqbal, FCPS

5. Dr Mohammmad Nasir, FCPS

6. Dr Khalil Asad, FCPS

7. Dr Awlia Jan, FCPS

8. Dr Mir Ahmad Khan, FCPS

9. Dr Maroof khan

Literary Society[edit]


KIMS Literary Society, a name of excellence producing active KIMSonians in today's competitive world. The basic aim of the society is to give the KIMSonians some social knowledge along with their tough academics. In this society there are a total of nine sections and two clubs:

1. Activity Section

2. Medical Section

3. Urdu Section

4. English Section

5. Pashto Section

6. Arts & Photography Section

7. Sports Section

8. Dramatic Club

9. Debate Club

10. Hiking Club

Literary Society 2015-16[edit]

The First Literary Society was first formed in 2010. The current office bearers of the Literary Society are:

Patron In Chief: Prof Dr Salim Khattak

Literary Chairman: Assoc Prof Dr. Akhtar Sherin

Vice Literary Chairman: Assoc Prof Dr. Shujat Ali Khan

Literary Secretary & Editor in Chief: Waleed Farooq Khan (Final Year)

Staff Editors, Staff Secretaries, Chief Editors, Secretaries, Editors & Members

Section Names & Posts


English Section Staff Editor: Prof Dr Musarat Jabeen
Chief Editor: Alvina Farid (Final Year)
Editors: Salman Badshah (3rd Year MBBS), Danish Bilal (2nd Year MBBS), Uzma (2nd year), Maryam Malik (1st year), Hajra Ramzan (1st Year)
Medical Section Staff Editor: Prof Dr Fozia Gul
Chief Editor: Nauman Khan (Final Year)
Editors: Amna Khattak (Final Year), Fawad Khan (4th Year), Shahid Iqbal (3rd Year), Faseeh Muhammad(3rd year) Ayesha Imran (2nd year)
Arts & Photography Section Staff Editor: Asst Prof Dr Tahira Atta
Chief Editor: Maria Jalal (Final MBBS)
Editors: Mussawir Iqbal ( Finl year), Tayyab Mustajab (4th Year), Asad Ahmad, Muhammad asim (3rd Year), Nazish Khan(3rd year), Danial Ahmad (2nd year), Dure najaf (2nd year), Shehnaz Sharif (ist year)
Activity Section Staff Editor: Prof Dr Sahib Khan
Chief Editor: Fahad Khattak (Final Year)
Female Incharge: Kalsoom Bibi (Final Year)
Editors: Shah Faisal (4th Year), Irsa Hadayat (4th Year), Asfandyar Khan (3rd Year MBBS), Zeeshan Nawaz (3rd Year MBBS), Kalsoom Raza (3rd Year MBBS), Shah Fahad Qamar (2nd year MBBS) Wajahat Hassan (2nd Year MBBS), Hayat Ullah (1st year)
Sports Section Staff Editor: Asst Prof Dr Sajid Munir
Chief Editor: Jehanzeb(Final Year)
Editors: Ayesha Yousaf (Final year( Nazia Bangash (Final Year), Khurram Jalil (4th Year), Salman Khan(2nd Year MBBS), Tariq Khan( 2nd year), Azeem Sikandar (1st year)
Dramatic Club Staff Secretary: Asst Prof Dr Sabahat Ullah Khan
Secreatary: Nauman Ashraf(Final Year)
Members: Laraib ( Final Year), Pir Mubassir Shah (4th Year), Sardar Alam (3rd Year MBBS), Sumbal Saeed (3rd Year MBBS),
Debate Club Staff Secretary: Prof Dr Abdul Waheed
Secreatary: Laila Gul (Final Year)
Members: Khalid Ameen (4th Year), Aftab Khan (3rd Year MBBS), hussan (3rd year), Aiman Baloch( 1st Year), Mian Danish Gul (ist year)
Pushto Section Staff Editor: Prof Dr Lal Muhammad
Chief Editor: Salahuddin (Final Year)
Editors: Adil Khan ( Final Year) Noor Jalal (3rd Year MBBS), Mudassir Ali (3rd Year MBBS), Muhammad Salman Khan (2nd year) Latif Khan( 2nd year)
Urdu Section Staff Editor: Assoc Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad
Chief Editor: Sammaria Rashhed (Final Year)
Editors: M. Awais (4thYear), Atif Ullah (3rd year), Kashif Ahmad(2nd year), Sana Khalid( ist yar), Shahab Khattak( 1st year)
Hiking Club Club Staff Secretary: Assoc Prof Dr Akhtar Munir
Secreatary: Asad(Final Year)
Members: Bilal Qureshi (3rd Year), Shehzad (3rd Year MBBS), Aziz Ullah (3rd Year MBBS), Faseeh Muhammad (3rd Year MBBS), Usman (2nd Year MBBS)

Literary Secretaries[edit]

Post S. No Name Tenure Batch

1 Iqtidar Ahmed 2010-11 Pioneer Batch
2 Shahid Hussain 2012-13 3rd Batch
3 Saqib Naseer 2013-14 4th Batch
4 Mian Saad Ahmed 2014-15 5th Batch
5 Waleed Farooq Khan 2015-16 6th Batch

FARAZ (Annual KIMS Magazine)[edit]

The annual magazine of KIMS, Kohat was named on the Historic Poet belonging to Kohat Region that is Ahmed Faraz. So far two editions of FARAZ have been published.

Khyber Medical University Journal[edit]


"KMUJ: Khyber Medical University Journal" is the official journal of KMU, KIMS, Kohat Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan. KMUJ (previously published as KMJ-KUST Medical Journal) is apeer-reviewed journal and follows the uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals, updated on All rights are reserved. The publisher and the members of the editorial board cannot be held responsible for errors or for any consequences arising from the use of the information contained in this journal.


Recognized by: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan

Indexed and abstracted in: Index Pakistan, WHO IMEMR Current Contents, Index Copernicus Poland

Registered with: International Serials Data System of France
Covered by: Pakmedinet, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Google Scholar
Available on: EBSCO, Factiva, Gale and affiliated international databases through Asianet-Pakistan

ISSN (Print) 2305-2643 ISSN (Online) 2305-2651

KMUJ is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and follows the COPE guidelines regarding publication ethics and malpractices.

Editorial Board[edit]

Patron: Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hafizullah

Vice Chancellor, KMU

Chief Editor: Prof. Dr. Salim Khattak, Principal, KIMS

Managing Editor: Dr. Akhtar Sherin, KIMS

Members of Editorial Board:

1. Dr. Abdul Waheed, KIMS Kohat

2. Dr. Abdul Wahab Yousafzai, Islamabad

3. Dr. Ashfaq Shuaib, Canada

4. Dr. Aziz Marjan Khattak, KIMS, Kohat

5. Dr. Bader Faiyaz Zuberi, DUHS, Karachi

6. Dr. Farmanullah Wazir, KIMS, Kohat

7. Dr. Fazal Ather, WHO, Sudan

8. Dr. Jawad Ahmad, IBMS, KMU Peshawar

9. Dr. Maysaa El Sayed Zaki, Egypt

10. Dr. Muhammad Arif, KIMS, Kohat

11. Dr. Muhammad Aslam, Maj Gen (Rtd), Islamabad

12. Dr. Muhammad Salim Wazir, Abbottabad

13. Dr. Musharraf Jilani, IBMS, KMU Peshawar

14. Dr. Niaz Ali, IBMS, KMU Peshawar

15. Dr. Pei-Yi Chu, Taiwan

16. Dr. Salman Yousuf Guraya, Saudi Arabia

17. Dr. Shad Mohammad Khan, Director AA&QA, KMU Peshawar

18. Dr. Shujaat Ali Khan, KIMS, Kohat

19. Dr. Suhail Aziz Paracha, KIMS, Kohat

20. Dr. Taneem Ul Haque, Missouri, USA

21. Dr. Tariq Saeed Mufti, RMC Peshawar

22. Dr. Tasleem Akhtar, KMU, Peshawar

23. Mr. Saqib Waheed, Statistician



KIMS Alumni Association[edit]


A new breakthrough was made at the 7th anniversary of KIMS, 6 April 2013. A new college inaugurated in the historical city of Kohat with the name of KUST institute of medical sciences later become KMU institute of medical sciences (KMU-IMS) after affiliation with Khyber medical university.

To repeat the same story, the graduates of first two batches decided to organise a platform from where they can render much more for the advancement and development of the college at the national and international levels so they laid down the foundation of KIMS Alumni Association (KAA) at the 7th anniversary of KIMS.

Organizational structure:

The following shall be the elected office bearers of the Association;

A. President

B. Vice President

C. General Secretary

D. Joint Secretary

E. Finance Secretary

F. Information and Public Relations Secretary

G. Social Welfare Secretary

Executive committee:

The executive committee shall consist of following;

A. All the office bearers shall be the Ex- Officio members

B. The previous outgoing president and the general secretary

C. The principal of the college

D. A faculty member of the college, appointed by the college authorities through a notification, as coordinator

E. Eight members to be elected in Annual General Meeting of the Association

Aims and objectives[edit]

The aims and objectives of the association shall be:

A. To promote social contact between senior alumni, old boys, current students and faculty of the college in collaboration with the college authorities.

B. To promote good fellowship among all members of the association.

C. To provide amenities of good social and professional life for all members.

D. To encourage, strengthen and maintain the high traditions and good name of the college.

E. To cooperate with the State of Pakistan, the college and other institutions in spreading education and enlightenment among the people of Pakistan with special focus on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

F. To provide emergency response programs during natural disasters.

Current office bearer[edit]

President: Dr Iqtidar Ahmed Roghani

Vice President: Dr. Sohail Wisal

General Secretary: Dr Kashif Ullah

Joint Secretary: Dr Abid Imran Khattak

Finance Secretary: Dr Shariq Aman

Members: Dr Zain Khan Tareen

Dr Sohail Ahmed Khattak

Dr Fida Mohammad Khan

Information and Public Relation Secretary: Dr Amir Ali Khan

Members: Dr Abbas Khan

Dr Aminullah Shah

Dr Mansoor Ahmed Bangash

Social Welfare Secretary: Dr Mian Mohammad Asif

Members: Dr Abdul Baqi Wazir

Dr Tayyab Anwar

Executive Committee:

1. Chairman

Principal KIMS

2. Coordinator

Dr Akhtar Sherin

3. Dr. Munir Ahmed

4. Dr. Mohammad Imran

5. Dr. Fazal hayat

6. Dr. Tauseef Nisar

7. Dr. Atiq ur Rehman

8. Dr. Saifullah

9. Dr. Abdullah

10. Dr. Mukhtar

External links[edit]