Dr Rizwan A Khan

M.B.B.S, F.R.C.S

Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (France)
Consultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon,
Associate Professor of Surgery
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

About Dr. Khan

Rizwan Ahmad Khan is a highly qualified and experienced surgeon based in Lahore, Pakistan. He holds an MBBS degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Punjab University, Lahore, and a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He has also obtained a Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from France.

Currently, Dr. Khan serves as a Consultant General Surgeon and Associate Professor at Shalamar Hospital and Shalamar Medical and Dental College in Lahore. His primary focus is on laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures, with particular expertise in colorectal and breast surgery. Alongside his clinical practice, he is actively involved in teaching undergraduate students and postgraduate doctors. With extensive work experience in Ireland and the United Kingdom, Dr. Khan has managed surgical teams, conducted outpatient clinics, performed emergency and elective operations, and contributed to research publications. He is recognized for his contributions to advancements in surgical techniques and patient care.

  • Consultant General Surgeon
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore
  • General Surgical Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Routine General Surgical Procedures

Dr Khan has interest in basic research in the field of General Surgery.

June 01, 2008- to date:
Consultant General Surgeon, Associate professor,
Shalamar Medical and Dental College & Shalamar hospital Lahore.
April 01, 2004 to June 30, 2007:
Waterford Regional Hospital, Ireland
Registrar General Surgery,







Locum Consultant Surgeon




Waterford University Hospital Ireland

Registrar General and laparoscopic surgery

Dec 03 –

Mar 04

Limerick Regional Hospital, Ireland


Registrar Surgery

– Surgical Registrar duties including on-call, clinics, endoscopic procedures and managing theatre lists

– Training and supporting students and junior doctors

Sept ’03 – Nov ‘03

Mayo General Hospital

Castlebar, Co Mayo,


Registrar Surgery

As above

July – Aug 03

Belfast City Hospital,


Registrar Surgery

As above

Jan 00 –

June 03

County Hospital Roscommon, Ireland





Registrar Surgery                  

In addition to the above:

– Managed and developed a regional breast clinic

– Carried out laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures

 Outpatient clinics and theatre sessions (1day/week) at Portinculla  Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Ireland

– Worked as a Locum Consultant Surgeon

July 97 –

Dec 99

County Hospital Roscommon, Ireland

SHO Surgery


June 97

Naas General Hospital,


SHO Surgery

Oct 96 – May 97

St James’s  Hospital,

Dublin, Ireland

SHO Surgery


July 94 –

Sept 96

Services Hospital,

Lahore, Pakistan

Registrar Casualty (Apr 96 – Sept 96)

Registrar Orthopaedics (Oct 95 – Mar 96)

Registrar Surgery (July 94 – Sept 95)

Jan 94 – June 94

Basic Medical Sciences Course

RCSI, Dublin



Jan 93 – Dec 93

Preparation for primary fellowship exam


Variety of temporary medical work experience in Pakistan

Jan 92 – Jan 93

Services Hospital,

Lahore, Pakistan


1985 – 1991       MBBS                Allama Iqbal Medical College, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan

June 1998          FRCS                Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

2019    July        Advanced Laparoscopic course in General Surgery, Strasbourg, France

2018    June      Laparoscopic Pelvic Surgery , MIS, Dubai 

2012    Jan        Assessment of competence, CPSP, Lahore

2011    Sept      Supervisory skill, CPSP, Lahore

2011    July      Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Medical Writing, CPSP, Lahore

2011    May      Educational Planning and Evaluation, CPSP, Lahore

2007       June        Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Strasbourg, France

2005       June        Endoscopic Surgery Course, Strasbourg, France                                

2005       May         Advanced Laparoscopic course in General Surgery, Strasbourg, France            

2003       Sept        Specialist Registrar Skills course in General Surgery, RCS, England                   

2002       Nov        Professional and Communication Skills and Career Development, RCSI, Dublin, Ireland                                

2002       Oct         Intermediate Breast Diseases Course, RCS, London                         

2002       July          Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, RCS, London                                                  

2001       Nov        Endoscopy Course, RCSI, Dublin                                                      

2000       Nov        A.T.L.S., RCS, Northern Ireland                          

1999       May         Groin Injuries in Sports, Mater Hospital, Dublin

1999    April           Laparoscopic Surgery Course, University of Dundee, Scotland          

1999       Mar         Basic Trauma Management Course, Merlin Park Hospital, Galway, Ireland        

1994       June        Basic Medical Sciences Course, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland     (Jan – June, 6 months)

1. Khan, B.H., Ahmed, Z.A., & Khan, R.A. (2011). Effects Of Diuretic And Vasodilator Therapy In Meniere’s Disease. Biomedica Vol.27, Jul. – Dec. 2011\Bio-3.Doc      P. 114 – 118
2.         Khan R, Khan B, Khan F. Peg Tube Insertion: Enhanced Need For Greater Selectivity In Patient Referral. Biomedica. 2011;27:128-131. Accessed June 17, 2023. http://thebiomedicapk.com/articles/268.pdf
3.         Khan GJ, Khan FK, Khan RA, Jamshaid M, Tajdin F, Sajid MI. ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE; The Professional Medical Journal. 2014;21(06):1178-1184. doi:https://doi.org/10.29309/tpmj/2014.21.06.2260
4.         Khan R, Khaliq Khan F, Rabbani S. Comparison between One and Two Days Treatment with Intravenous Cefuroxime in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Accessed June 17, 2023. https://pjmhsonline.com/2014/oct_dec/pdf/1004%20%20%20Comparison%20between%20one%20and%20Two%20Days%20Treatment%20with%20Intravenous%20Cefuroxime%20in%20Laparoscopic%20Cholecystectomy.pdf
5.         Naeem, Prince & Khan, Rizwan & Rashid, Hamad & Chaudhry, Mamoona. (2014). Gastric outlet obstruction due to adenocarcinoma of the duodenum infiltrating the head of pancreas: a case report. Sci.Int.(Lahore) 1013-5316. 26. 1197-1199.
6.         Khalid J, Abid A, Khan M, Amin M, Tahir Saleem M, Fatima. Complications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy at Surgical Unit II Shalamar Hospital Lahore. Accessed June 17, 2023. https://pjmhsonline.com/2015/july_sep/pdf/954%20%20%20Complications%20of%20Laparoscopic%20Cholecystectomy%20at%20surgical%20unit%20II%20Shalamar%20Hospital%20Lahore.pdf
7.         Asghar MT, Khan RA, Ishaque S, Imtiaz D, Basit SA. SURGICAL INCISION; The Professional Medical Journal. 2018;25(06):796-798. doi:https://doi.org/10.29309/tpmj/2018.25.06.260
8.         Khan R, Rabbani S, Batool S, Asghar M. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Indications to Convert to Open Cholecystectomy? A Retrospective Study, Analysis of 856 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Operations. 2018;12(2). Accessed June 17, 2023. https://pjmhsonline.com/2018/april_june/pdf/760.pdf
9.         Hassan M ul, Khaliq Khan F, Ahmad Khan R, Naveed M. A Cross Sectional Study on the Rising Frequency of Gallbladder Stones. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2021;15(11):3447-3449. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs2115113447
10.        Ahmad Khan R, Khaliq Khan F, Hassan M ul, Naveed M. A Cross Sectional Study on the Outcome of Rubber Band Ligation in third Degree Hemorrhoids. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2021;15(11):3453-3454. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs2115113453
11.        Naveed M, Hassan M, Khan RA, Khan FK, Ara J. Outcome of Prophylactic Bogota Bag Application in Midline Laparotomy Wound Closure Versus Retention En Masse Closure Using Prolene Sutures in patients with Intra-Abdominal Hypertension. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences. 2022;16(02):26-26. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs2216226
12.        Ashraf MH, Naveed M, Hassan M, Khan RA, Khan FK, Ara J. Effect of Bupivacaine at Gallbladder Fossa and Port Site Vs Port Site Alone on Postop Analgesia in Lap Cholecystectomy. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2022;16(2):28-29. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs2216228
13.        Hassan M, Naveed M, Ashraf MH, Khan RA, Khan FK, Ara J. Impact of Standard and Low-Pressure Pneumoperitoneum on Intraoperative Complications in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2022;16(2):34-35. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs2216234
14.        Javeed S, Khan FA, Awais M, et al. Influence of Covid-19 on Surgical Practice: An update is a need. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences. 2022;16(03):190-190. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs22163190
15.        Javeed S, Khan FA, Awais M, Khan R, Ain RU -, Waheed A. Arteriovenous Malformation of Upper Lip – a short cure for gross deformity. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2022;16(3):188-189. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs22163188
16.        Zulfiquar MK, Awais M, Javeed S, et al. To Assess Short Term Outcomes of Ambulatory Selective Varices Ablation Under Local Anesthesia in Primary Varicose Veins. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences. 2022;16(04):139-139. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs22164139
17.        Awais M, Rafi O, Naeem S, et al. Comparison of mean Postoperative Inguinodynia in patients undergoing open Inguinal Hernia Surgery with use of standard Polypropylene Heavy Weight Mesh v/s Ultra Pro light Weight Mesh. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences. 2022;16(06):173-173. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs22166173
18.        Ain RU -, Khan RA, Khan FK, et al. Comparison of early versus delayed temporary ileostomy reversal in colorectal anastomosis. Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2022;16(6):176-177. doi:https://doi.org/10.53350/pjmhs22166176