Wasim Jafri

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Dr SM Wasim Jafri
ڈ اکٹر ايس ايم وسيم جعفرى
Born SM Wasim Jafri
Lahore, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Alma mater Dow Medical College & University of Karachi
Occupation Gastroenterologist,
Head of the Gastroenterology Section, Aga Khan University
Website Jafri's Profile at AKU

Dr SM Wasim Jafri (Urdu: ڈ اکٹر ايس ايم وسيم جعفرى‎) is a Pakistani Gastroenterologist. He serves as a professor of medicine and head of the gastroenterology section at the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.[1][2] He obtained his high school education at the Don Bosco High School, Lahore. His family moved from Lahore to Karachi where he studied at the D. J. Science College. He later studied medicine at the Dow Medical College, Karachi and obtained his MBBS degree from the University of Karachi.[1]

Dr Jafri received training in general medicine and gastroenterology between 1978 and 1984 from England. He is one of the leading gastroenterologists in his region. He has published more than 70 publications in peer reviewed journals. His main areas of interest are chronic liver diseases from hepatitis B and C.[1]

He is the president of Pakistan Society for the Study of Liver Diseases (PSSLD).[3]


  1. ^ a b c "S. M. Wasim Jafri". Aga Khan University (AKU). Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  2. ^ Correspondent (28 July 2014). "Down with sickness: Experts debate risks of hepatitis, claim hepatitis C can be treated". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  3. ^ Staff report. "10 Million Hepatitis Positive in Pakistan". National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP). Retrieved 23 August 2017. 

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