Assoc. Prof. Dr Tauqeer Akbar

Experience:30 Years

Visiting Fee:2000 - 2500 PKR

OPD Timings:Monday to Friday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (C-Th), UK
Diploma in Management for Medical Doctors
Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons

Professional Registrations:

Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)

Professional Affiliation:

Fellowship in Cardiac Transplantation (Royal College of Surgeons)
Fellowship in Endovascular Surgery (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)
Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

Management Achievements:

Head of Cardiac surgery Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology for 5 years 2015 till 2020.
Established Paediatric Cardiac Surgery unit in Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology now performing 200 cases per annum.
Increased Cardiac surgery capacity to nearly 1200 cases per annum with international standard of care.
Intensive care unit comparable to the best in the world.
Head of Cardiothoracic surgery, Shifa International hospital 2011 till 2015.


UHealth International Hospital, Islamabad
Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi
Pakistan International Hospital, Islamabad
Shifa International Hospital Ltd., Islamabad
Medikay Cardiac Centre, Islamabad
Essex Cardiothoracics Centre, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals, Basildon, UK
The Royal Brompton Hospital, London UK
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
St. James’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
The Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin Ireland
Northern General University Hospital, Sheffield, UK
University Hospitals Coventry & Wawickshire, Coventry, UK
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Broomfield Hospital Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Chelmsford, UK
The Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, UK


Dr. Tauqeer Akbar holds nearly 30 years of cardiac surgery experience. He spent 20 years practicing cardiac surgery in the UK and Ireland. To date, he has performed more than 10,000 surgeries including cardiac, vascular, thoracic and congenital cardiac surgeries ranging from arterial switch operation in new born to cardiac transplantation.

He is one of very few doctors with specialisation in more than one field. Apart from holding FRCS(C-Th), one of the most prestigious qualification in the field of cardiac surgery in the world, he also holds a fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Intensive Care as well as a Diploma in Management DMMD from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Surgical Procedures:

  • Complex Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Arterial Switch Operation
  • Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery
  • Bidirectional Glenn Operation & Fontan Procedure
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Valvular Surgery
  • Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery
  • Mediastinal and Lung Tumor Resection
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction Surgery
  • Surgery for Recurrent Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Diagnostic Procedures
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • Neonatal Cardiology/ Paeds Heart Surgery


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