BRIEF HISTORY / OVERVIEW
The Department of Dermatology was established in PGMI/LGH Lahore,
during the year 2002.
Salient features of Department
MD (Recognized by UHS )
FCPS (Recognized by CPSP )
MCPS (Recognized by CPSP)
Teaching Rounds & daily
Weekly Journal club and CPC in
Regular Participation in
Monthly tests of PGRs.
f. Laser Hair
g. CO2 Laser
h. Minor cutaneous
i. Mole removal
OPD & Indoor Facility :
On average 250-300 Patients are
checked daily , 6 days a week .
23-bedded indoor ward.
Current Research Projects:
• Comparison of efficacy of 1% Clindamycin gel
with 5% Dapsone gel in mild to moderate
• Comparison of intralesional Traimcinolone
acetonide Versus Platelet rich plasma in
• To determine the efficacy and safety of
ablative CO2 laser in treatment of vitiligo.
• Comparison of efficacy between topical
ivermectin 1% and topical permethrin 5% for
the treatment of scabies.
• Comparison of efficacy of intralesional 5-
fluorouracil alone, intralesional triamcinolone
acetonide alone and
intralesional triamcinolone acetonide with 5- fluorouracil in
• Role of PRP in androgenetic alopecia in male
Establishment of a separate Indoor Ward, Phototherapy unit , IPL
treatment setup for Hair Removal, Histopathology /Lectures Class
room, CO2 Laser therapy for Skin Growths, Library with sufficient
supply of Text books during a period of 5 years.
Patient Care , Diagnostic Services:
• Skin Biopsy & Histopathology.
• Tissue Smear for LD body, Slit skin smears for
• Skin Scrapings Examination for Fungus & Mite.
• Woods Lamp Examination.
Statistics (Education, Research, etc):
1- Role of autologous platelet rich plasma in
limited alopecia areata in local population.
Sohrab khan, Tahir Kamal
, Anam Elahi, Vol 25, No. 2, Jpad 2016.
2- Dermatological manifestations of Patients of
Chronic kidney disease on regular hemodialysis.
Asma Nasir, Atif Shehzad,
Vol 26, No. 1 , Jpad 2017.
3- Efficacy of platelet rich pla sma in the treatment
of Melasma; a pilot study .
Farzana Faiz, Atif
Shehzad, Rabia Farooq, Tahir Jameel. Vol 26, No 1, Jpad 2017
4- Comparison of efficacy of fixe low dose regimens
(daily Vs alternate day) of oral isotretinoin
in mild to moderated acne
vulgaris, Saira Niazi, Atif shehzad, Vol 25, No. 4, Jpad 2015.
5- Disease Severity, Quality of life & psychiatric
morbidity in patients with psoriasis with reference
lifestyle, and clinical variables: A prospective, cross sectional
Abdul Rehman Khawaja, M Azam
Bokhari, Atif Shehzad. Prim Care Companion CNS disord. 2015.
6- Sunscreens: some practical issues. Editorial. Atif Shehzad.
Vol 24, No. 1, jpad 2011.
7- Orf in a patient of TEN during hospital stay: an unusual
scenario. Case report,
Saima Shahid, Atif Shehzad, Vol 21,
No 2 , jpad 2012.
8- Skin aging. Atif Shehzad. Editorial . Vol 21, No. 2, jpad
9- Cutis laxa with skin involvement with systemic
Atif Shehzad, Fareeha Amir, Kashif
Qaseem, Vol 20, No 4 , jpad 2010.
a) PHOTOTHERAPY: for vitiligo,eczema ,psoriasis.etc
b) LASER: for patient of hirsutism
c) IONTOPHORESIS: for hyperhidrosis.
d) MYCOLOGY LAB: for culture and diagnosis of fungal
e) TEACHING MICROSCOPY: for teaching purposes ,
histopathology and immunoflourescense.
f) PATCH TESTING