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Dr M. Umar Qayyum


Visiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

About Prof Umar

Muhammad Umar Qayyum is an accomplished Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field. He holds an FCPS (Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons), FFDRCS Ireland (Fellow of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), and FHNS (Fellow of Head and Neck Surgery from Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital) qualifications. 
Dr. Qayyum is an esteemed member of various professional organizations, including being a national faculty for AOCMF and an examiner for CPSP-FCPS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also an active member of the Pakistan Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. With an extensive track record in the field, Dr. Qayyum has a strong background in academic activities, publications, and presentations. He has participated in numerous workshops, conferences, and advanced courses, further expanding his knowledge and skill set. Dr. Qayyum's dedication to research is evident through his ongoing projects and audits. He is committed to delivering the highest standard of care to his patients and contributing to the advancement of the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Present Title & Affiliation

  • Visiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore


Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Muhammad Umar Qayyum is highly regarded for his exceptional clinical expertise in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. With extensive experience and specialized training, he possesses a deep understanding of complex surgical procedures and treatments related to the head, neck, and oral region. His proficiency in performing intricate surgeries, such as maxillofacial trauma management, orthognathic surgery, and reconstruction for oral cancer, showcases his surgical skills and precision. Dr. Qayyum's clinical expertise enables him to provide comprehensive care to his patients, ensuring optimal outcomes and improved quality of life.


Research Interests

Dr. Umar Qayyum actively engages in research activities and demonstrates a strong interest in advancing the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Qayyum is involved in ongoing projects that aim to explore the oncological safety and functional outcomes of specific surgical approaches, such as the submental flap, in head and neck cancer patients. 

  • The oncological safety and functional outcomes of submental flap in head and neck cancer ; a follow up study - submitted

  • Orbital tumors in tertiary care hospital in Pakistan : An 18 year study of tumor types, survival and prognosis – data collection

  • Operation theatre turnover time for Head and Neck surgery at SKMH Lahore – 2022

  • Compliance with American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines in patients with Thyroid tumors at SKMH Lahore - 2022


Education & Training

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Prof and Chief of Surgery & Allied (March 30, 2023- todate)


CMH Gujranwala

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,

Oct 2022 to date

Shoukat Khanum Memorial Hospital Lahore

Fellow Head and Neck Surgery

18 May 2021 to 17 May 2022

Combined Military Hospital Lahore

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,

July 2019 – 17 May 2021

Combined Military Hospital, Multan

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,

Aug 2018 -- July 2019

Combined Military Hospital, Kharian

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Clinical Lecturer in Surgery

Nov 2015 – July 2018

Combined Military Hospital, Quetta

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,

Jul 2013 – Oct 2015

Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Jul 2009 – Jul 2013

May 2006 – Jun 2009 CMH Sialkot


Board Certifications

  • Fellowship Head and Neck Oncological Surgery (SKMH Lahore) – 2022

  • FFDRCS Ireland (Oral Surgery Oral Medicine) – 2014

  • FCPS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2013

Advanced Courses

  • Microvascular Course: A 5 Day Accredited Course By British Association Of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgeons, Jinnah Plastic And Burn Centre, Lahore Pakistan.

  • AOCMF advanced course in orbital reconstruction, BIRMINGHAM, UK May 19-21, 2016.

  • AOCMF principles course in maxillofacial trauma management 2016

  • AOCMF advanced course in orthognathic surgery 2018

  • AOCMF faculty training course 2019


Professional Memberships


  • National faculty for AOCMF

  • Examiner CPSP-FCPS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Member Pakistan Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Continuing Medical Education


  • 9 Aug 2010        Maxillofacial trauma study day

  • 19-23 Jul 2010    Research methodology , biostatistics and dissertation writing 21-25 Sept 2010     Introduction to computer and internet

  • 13-15 Jan 2011   Communication skills

  • 17-19 Jan 2012   Primary surgical skills

  • 9 Jun 2012         Biomaterials and dentistry – an everlasting connection 7-9 Jan 2013            Management of cleft lip and palate

  • 5-7 Apr 2013     International dental conference

  • 27-31 May 2013  8th annual preparatory course in oral and maxillofacial surgery 13-16 Nov 2014     Assessment of competence

  • 19-22 Oct 2014  Education planning and evaluation 28-31 Jan 2015                 Supervisory skills

  • 20-23 Apr 2015  Research methodology, biostatistics and medical writing 7 Feb 2015 Feedback and counseling

  • Dec 2015          Diversity of clinical care in implant dentistry

  • 6 March 2015     Ventilatory support and invasive monitoring in         ITC/ICU 30 Mar 2015            Stress in the care givers-vicarious trauma

  • 24-25 Apr 2015  Head and neck cancer meeting

  • Dec 2017          Flap Surgery on cadavers- raising of workhorse flaps

  • Dec 2017          Computer assisted Orthognathic Surgery – hands on course Nov 2018            AOCMF faculty training course

  • Nov 2019          Shaukat Khanum Cancer Memorial Hospital annual cancer conference

  • Nov 2021          Shaukat Khanum Cancer Memorial Hospital annual cancer conference

Oral Presentations


  • Mar 2011           Management of midface trauma

  • Dec 2011          Management of facial gunshot wounds Dec 2012      Case report of synovial sarcoma

  • 28 Dec 2017 Nasolabial and extended nasolabial flaps for reconstruction in OSF March 2020 Management of Malunited Zygomaticomaxillary Fractures

  • Nov 2022          Oncological safety of sub-mental flap in head and neck reconstruction– PCOMS 2022

Selected Publications


Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.    Janjua O, Ahmed W, Ibrahim M, Luqman U, Qayyum M. Etiology And Pattern Of Dentoalveolar Injuries In Patients At Armed Forces Institute Of Dentistry, Rawalpindi. Pafmj. 2011;61(3).
2.    Ahmed A, Ahmed W, Bukhari SGA, Janjua OS, Luqman U, Qayyum MU. The Maxillofacial Trauma Management Trends At Armed Forces Institute Of Dentistry, Rawalpindi. PODJ 2012;32(3):191-5.
4.    Haq EU, Qayyum MU, Ilahı MI, Janjua SA, Aslam A, Zahra R. Surgical correction of grade III hypertelorism. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;43(Suppl 1):S19–    S24. doi:10.5125/jkaoms.2017.43.S1.S19.
5.    Qayyum MU, Janjua OS, Ul Haq E, Zahra R. Nasolabial and extended nasolabial flaps for reconstruction in oral submucous fibrosis. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018;44(4):191–197. doi:10.5125/jkaoms.2018.44.4.191.
6.    Luqman U, Qayyum MU, Tasneem S, Ullah K, Khan M, Khan J. Our experience of submental intubation: a reliable alternative to elective tracheostomy in maxillofacial trauma patients. Anaesth Pain & Intensive Care. 2018;22(1):113-7.
7.    Khan K, Bibi J, Qayyum MU. Intubation concerns in maxillofacial trauma patients
Anaesth Pain & Intensive Care. 2018;22(1):109-12.
8.    Afzal M, Babar A, Qayyum U, Nasar NU, Bukhari SGA. Transfacial Approach For Management Of Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fracture – Report Of Two Cases. PODJ. 2018;38(3):334-6.
9.    Asim MA, Ibrahim MW, Javed MU, Zahra R, Qayyum MU. Functional Outcomes Of Open Versus Closed Treatment Of Unilateral Mandibular Condylar Fractures. J Ayub    Med    Coll Abbottabad.    2019;31(1):67–71.
10.    Zahra R, Bukhari SGA, Qayyum MU, Asim A, Umair M, Liaqat S. Screw Loosening As A Complication Of Self Tapping IMF Screws Used For Intermaxillary Fixation In Mandibular Fractures. PODJ. 2019;39(2):144-8.
11.    Akhtar, Q., Mahmood, K., Qayyum, U., Rana, N., Sajjad, H., & Naeem, A. (2020). Impact Of Covid-19 On Utilization Of Dental Services By Patients   Visiting   Tertiary   Care   Dental    Centre Lahore. Pafmj, 70(2), 560-4.
12.    Keerio A A, Qayyum M U, Kashif A, et al. (June 03, 2022) Treatment Outcomes of Maxillary Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma at a Dedicated Cancer Institute: A Retrospective Study. Cureus 14(6): e25644. DOI 10.7759/cureus.25644.
13.    Ahmed, T., Qayyum, M., Tahir, U., Tahir, Y., Zahra, R., & Tahir, M. (2022). Submental Flap as a Reconstructive Option for Reconstruction in Oral Cancer. PAFMJ, 72(SUPPL-2), 350-4.
14.    Qayyum MU, Haq EU, Mahmood Kazmi SA, Zahra R. Sphenoid Wing Dysplasia: Report Of 3 Cases. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2022 Oct- Dec;34(Suppl 1)(4):S1013-S1020. doi: 10.55519/JAMC-04-S4-9327. PMID: 36550665.
15.    Survival outcomes and patterns of failure in maxillary alveolus Squamous cell carcinoma. International archives of otorhinolaryngology - Accepted
16.    Ghaloo SK, Qayyum MU, Shaikh OS, Faisal M, Keerio AA, Hussain RT. Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma of mandible: A case report and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Nov;100:107729. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107729. Epub 2022 Oct 12. PMID: 36274292; PMCID: PMC9596728. 

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