Journal of Fatima Jinnah Medical University

 JFJMU is a recognized periodical by Higher Eduation Comission (HEC), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), College of Physcians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)




  The mission of Journal of Fatima Jinnah Medical University (JFJMU) is to publish and share the high quality scientific work in medical field that adds important insight into the existing and new research in various disciplines of medical science.



  The articles published in the journal are of interest to researchers in biomedical sciences, medicine and health education. Journal supports the open access policy and accepts original articles, review articles, case reports and studies, brief communication and educational articles in health sciences. Journal encourages relevant scientific and educational research by the students and invites special editorials and commentaries on new research in medical sciences.



Editorial Board




Professor Aamer Zaman Khan
Vice Chancellor
Fatima Jinnah Medical University Lahore




Professor Kamran Khalid Khawaja
Chairperson of Surgery 
Fatima Jinnah Medical University, 
Lahore, Pakistan.




Faiz Ahmed Raza 
Centre Incharge
Pakistan Health Research Council, 
Research Centre F.J. Medical University




Professor Noureen Akmal  
Prof. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan. 




Dr. Rameeza Kaleem
Assistant Professor of Preventive Peadiatrics
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan.  

Dr. Bilal Azeem Butt
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan. 

Dr. Sumera Kanwal
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan. 

Dr. Saif ur Rehman
Senior Registrar of Orthopedic Surgery
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan.



    Mr. Abdul Rehman Alvi
Manager Information Technology 
Fatima Jinnah Medical University, 
Lahore, Pakistan.


    Mr. Muhammad Rizwan
Department of Research & Publication 
Fatima Jinnah Medical University 
Lahore, Pakistan.


    Ms. Saadia Khan 
Statistician Lecturer
University of Lahore
Lahore, Pakistan.


Advisory Board (Internatinal Members/National Members)



Professor John B. Kortbeek | MD, FRCSC, FACS 
Professor, Departments of Surgery,Anesthesia and Critical Care
University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services - Calgary
South Health Campus, 4448 Front ST SE


Professor Ara Tekian | PhD, MHPE
Professor of Medical Education
Associate Dean, Office of International Education
College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago


Professor Mohammad Jahanzeb | MD, Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine
1192 E Newport Center Dr
Suite 100
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442


Professor Habib Rahman | FRCS, FRCS (Orthopedics)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Spire Parkway Hospital
Damson Parkway SOLIHULL B91 2PP
United Kingdom


Professor Subash Gautam | MB, FRCSEd, FRCS, FRCSGlasg, FRCSG (Hon), FCPS (Hon), FACS
Sen Surgeon Fujairah Hospital
Professor and Vice Dean (Adj) RAKMHSU Campus at Fujairah Hospital


Rubina Inayat | MD, Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.
9303 Dole Cir.Windermere, FL 34786


Tabinda Dugal | MRCP (Ireland)
Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall
United Kingdom


Associate Professor in Radiology
Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia


 Mir Sarfraz Mahmood | FRCS (Glasg), FCPS (Hon)
Consultant General/GI Surgeon, South West Acute Hospital 
Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh, BT74 6DN, Northern Ireland
United Kingdom


Sardar Zakariya Imam | MD, Diplomat American Board
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico


Gohar Wajid | MPH (Australia), MSc (UK), PhD (UK)
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Education
College of Medicine
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


 Amin Muhammad Arifi | Pediatric Cardiologist
King Faisal Special Hospital and Research Center Jeddah
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia




Professor Mowadat Hussain Rana (Retd.) | Sitara e Imtiaz
MCPS (Psychiatry), FCPS (Psychiatry), MRC Psych (UK), DCPS (HPE), FRC Psych (UK), MCPS (HPE)
Westridge, Rawalpindi 46000, Pakistan.

  Maj. Gen. Najam Us Saqib | Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) |Tamgha-e-Bisalat
Director General Medical Services, Pakistan Navy.
  Professor Rakhshanda Rehman |MCPS (Obs/Gyne), FCPS (Obs/Gynae), DCPS-HPE, MCPS-HPE
Dean School of Health Sciences
Fatima Memorial Medical & Dental College,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Ambreen Usmani | MPhil (Anatomy), MCPS-HPE, PhD
PGD (Biomedical Ethics CBEC-SIUT)
Head of Department of Anatomy
Deputy Director Medical Education
Bahria Medical & Dental College
Karachi, Pakistan.
  Professor Munir Akhtar Saleemi | DCS, FCPS
Associate Dean, DRSMIT,
University of Lahore,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Mulazim Hussain Bukhari | DCP, MPhil, FCPS, PhD
University of Lahore,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Mahmood Ayyaz | FCPS, FRCS, FICS, MIS (France)
Principal, Services Institute of Medical Sciences,
Lahore, Pakistan
  Professor Amir Zaman Khan | FCPS (Pak)
King Edward Medical University,
Lahore, Pakistan
  Professor Tanveer Khaliq | FCPS, FRCS, FRCSE, FRCSI
Department of Surgery,
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University,
Islamabad, Pakistan.
  Professor Moeed Iqbal Qureshi | FCPS, FRCS
Dean Faculty of Surgery CPSP,
Head of Department of Surgery,
Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Medical College Lahore, Pakistan
  Professor Saqib Saeed | MRCP (UK), FCCP (USA)
Head of Institute of TB & Chest Medicine
Principal Research Officer,
Pakistan Health Research Council,
King Edward Medical University,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Javaid Iqbal | FCPS, FRCS, MCPS-HPE
Director Department of Medical Education,
Quaid-e-Azam Medical College,
Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  Professor Asghar Naqi MBBS, FCPS, FRCSEd, MCPS-HPE
King Edward Medical University
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Ahsan Nouman | FCPS
Punjab Institute of Neurosciences,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Abrar Ashraf Ali | FCPS, MRCS (England) PhD Scholar
King Edward Medical University,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Professor Muhammad Waris Farooqa | FCPS
Services Institute of Medical Sciences,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Dr. Rao Rashad Qamar MCPS, FCPS, FRCS (Glasgow)
Quaid-e-Azam Medical College
Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  Dr. Ahmad Uzair Qureshi | FCPS (Pak)
Services Institute of Medical Sciences,
Lahore, Pakistan.
  Dr. Uzma Tahir | Epidemiologist
College of Physician and Surgeon Pakistan.


  Professor Tahira Murtaza Cheema   Professor Shireen Khawar  
  Professor Shamsa Hamayun   Professor Rashid Mahmood  
  Professor Khalid Javaid   Professor Tajammul Mustafa  
  Professor Muniza Qayyum  

Professor Farrrukh Kamal

  Professor Shahid Waheed   Professor Yawar Anis  
  Professor Munazza Iqbal   Professor Abdul Hameed  
  Professor Noreen Akmal   Professor Nur us Saba Qureshi  
  Professor Khalid Javeed Khan   Professor Huma Kiyani  
  Professor Muhammad Nadeem   Professor Bilquis Shabbir