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Dr Zulqarnain Hyidar

 

MBBS, FCPS, 
Fellow Hepatobiliary Surgery, SKMCH&RC

Assistant Professor of HPB
Department of Surgery, Shalamar Medical and Dental College Lahore

About Dr Zulqarnain

Dr. Zulqarnain Hyidar, serving as Assistant Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery at Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore, brings a background in advanced surgical procedures to his role. With a focus on hepatobiliary surgery, he possesses extensive expertise acquired through a Fellowship in Hepatobiliary Surgery and membership in the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Hyidar's dedication to excellence is evident in his comprehensive approach to patient care, where he combines precision surgical techniques with compassionate treatment. His active involvement in research and workshop facilitation underscores his commitment to advancing the field of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of care. Joining the prestigious team at Shalamar Hospital, Dr. Hyidar aims to not only contribute to the hospital's mission of healthcare excellence but also to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients requiring specialized hepatobiliary care.

Present Title & Affiliation

  •  Assistant Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Shalamar Hospital and Medical College 

 

Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Zulqarnain Hyidar, Assistant Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery at Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore, provides specialized clinical services in hepatobiliary surgery. With extensive training and expertise, including a Fellowship in Hepatobiliary Surgery, Dr. Hyidar offers comprehensive care to patients with complex hepatic and biliary disorders. His clinical interests encompass a wide range of hepatobiliary procedures, from liver resections and pancreaticoduodenectomies to intricate biliary reconstructions. Dr. Hyidar is dedicated to delivering exceptional care through a combination of precision surgical techniques and compassionate patient-centered approach. 

 

Research Interests

Dr. Zulqarnain Hyidar's research interests are deeply rooted in advancing the field of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery

 

Education & Training

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore
Assistant Professor of HPB Surgery (May 12, 2024  todate)

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center. 
Fellow hepatobiliary surgery

Fatima Memorial Hospital Lahore
Senior registrar surgery (20-Nov-2021 to 31-Mar-2022).

PKLI, Lahore 
HPB and liver (20-Oct-2021 to 19 Nov-2021, elective).

Gulab Devi Hospital, Lahore 
Senior registrar surgery (20-Aug-2021 to 01-Oct-2021)

 

 

Board Certifications

  • Fellow HPB, year 2 at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital.

  • 2021 Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS), in General Surgery, 

  • 2014    Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Pakistan.
     

Experience & Service

 

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Department Chair, Surgery & Allied, March 31,2023 to date

Professor of Surgery, SMDC, Lahore

 

Pakistan Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons Association

General Secretary, 2017

Society of Surgeons Pakistan, Lahore Chapter

Secretary Publications 2021-todate

 

Workshops 

  • Live surgery demonstration and interactive discussion of Whipple Procedure at Mayo Hospital/KEMU, Lahore. (14-Dec-2023)

  • Live Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy surgery workshop at SIMS, pre-conference workshop, Surgicon (30-Nov-2022)

  • Multi-institutional advanced HPB workshop and hands-on course on cadaveric liver resection at KEMU, Lahore. (29-Nov-2022)

  • 2nd Multi-Institutional ADVANCED HPB Workshop and Hands-on Course on Cadaveric Liver Resection at PKLI & KEMU Lahore (29 & 30-Nov-2023)

  • STORM Course – 9th Shaikh Zayed Operative Management Course at Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex, Lahore (29 & 30-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on Laser Proctology at SIMS, Lahore (28-Nov-2023)

  • Hand-on Training for e-FAST in a Trauma/ Critical ill Surgical Patient at Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore (28-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop of Radiology for Surgeons on VR Powered High Fidelity Simulators at SIMS, Lahore (27-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on Nissen Fundoplication at Allama Iqbal Medical College/ Jinnah Hospital, Lahore (25-Nov-2023)

  • First Hands-on Oncoplastic Brest Surgery Workshop at KEMU/Mayo Hospital, Lahore (23-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on Thyroid Nodule Assessment at Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore (22-Nov-2023)

  • Hands-on Workshop for Safe Circumcision at KEMU/Mayo Hospital, Lahore (20-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on Initial Trauma Management at KEMU/Mayo Hospital, Lahore (15-Nov-2023)

  • Hands-on Laparoscopic Skills Workshop at The Children’s Hospital, Lahore (8-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on Basic Research Skills and Medical Writing at The Children’s Hospital, Lahore (8-Nov-2023)

  • Workshop on AI Tools in Modern Surgical Era: What A Surgeon Needs to Know at The Children’s Hospital, Lahore (8-Nov-2023)

  • Master Class on Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma at Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center, Lahore (26 & 27 May 2023)

  • Workshop on First Robotic Master Class at Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center, Lahore (30 & 31-Dec-2022)

  • Principles of Thyroid Nodule Assessment: Hands-on Workshop at Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore (7-Dec-2022)

  • Workshop on Best Surgical Practice – The Paradigm Shift from Orthodox to Evidence-based at King Edward Medical University Lahore (2 & 3-Dec-2022)

  • Live Surgery Workshop on Laparoscopic Techniques of Hernia Repair at FJMU/SGRH, Lahore (1-Dec-2022)

  • STORM Course, 8th Shaikh Zayed Trauma Operative Management Course at Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex, Lahore (30-Nov & 1-Dec-2022)

  • Workshop on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy & Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Techniques at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore (30-Nov-2022)

  • Workshop on Simmulation and Test Drive on CMR Surgical Robotic System at King Edward Medical University, Lahore (28-Nov-2022)

  • Hands on Workshop on Application of Staplers in Surgery at Fatima Jinnah Medical University Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore (26-Nov-2022)

  • Basic Laparoscopy Skill Workshop at KEMU/Mayo Hospital, Lahore (26-Nov-2022)

  • Pre-Conference Workshop on Basic Research Methodology at King Edward Medical University, Lahore (24-Nov-2022)

  • Workshop on Initial Trauma Management at KEMU/Mayo Hospital, Lahore (23-Nov-2022)

  • Hands on Workshop for Trauma Ultrasound (e-FAST) at SIMS/Services Hospital, Lahore (22-Nov-2022)

  • Pre-Conference Vascular Workshop on CONTROL, REPAIR & FLOW Tuning the Technicalities of Peripheral Arterial Repair at Lahore General Hospital, Lahore (21-Nov-2022)

  • STORM course: Sheikh Zayed trauma operative management course. (14-Oct-2021)

  • Master training in tube thoracostomy at SIMS, Lahore (21-Jan-2020)

  • Level 1 breast surgery course in collaboration with the Association of Breast Surgery, UK at SIMS, Lahore. (21 & 22-Oct-2019)

  • Laparoscopic hernia repair, TAPP, and TEP at Hernia Conference 12-Oct-2019 (Azra Naheed Medical College, Lahore).

  • Basic laparoscopic and endocrine surgery workshop at SIMS (21-Apr-2019)

  • Advance laparoscopic surgery. (17-Apr-2019)

  • Bariatric Surgery Workshop (Mini GB Bypass, Lap. Sleeve Gastrectomy) at SIMS, Lahore. (14-Mar-2019)

  • Advance Lap Upper GI Surgery (Minimal Invasive esophagectomy, Redo Nissan Fundoplication) at SIMS, Lahore. (12-Mar-2019)

  • Emergency Thoracic Surgery with Hands-on Training in Wet Lab at SIMS, Lahore (09-Mar-2019)

  • BLS – Basics of Laparoscopic Surgery (Society of Surgeons Pakistan, Lahore chapter 08-Mar-2019.)

  • Advance laparoscopic devices and staples at SIMS, Lahore (04-Mar-2019)

  • BLS (Basic Life Support), American Heart Association at CPSP Lahore (2018)

  • IT and Computer Skills Workshop at CPSP, Lahore (2017)

  • Workshop on “Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Dissertation Writing” at CPSP, Lahore (2017)

  • Workshop on “Basic surgical skills” at CPSP, Lahore (2017)

  • Workshop on “Communication skills” at CPSP, Lahore (2017)

  • Behavioral Counseling: Lifestyle Modification and Rehabilitation at Aga Khan University, Karachi (25-Feb-2014)

  • Course on First Aid and Basic Life Support at Zia- ud-din University, Karachi (30 & 31-Jan-2014)

  • Course on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus for Doctors – Project of World Diabetes Foundation held at Baqai Medical University, Karachi (14-Apr-2013)

Presentation

 

  • Video Presentation on Laparoscopic Spleen Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy, Society of Surgeons Pakistan at King Edward Medical University, Lahore (1 & 2-Dec-2023)

  • Video Presentation on Laparoscopic Radical Cholecystectomy, Society of Surgeons Pakistan at King Edward Medical University, Lahore (1 & 2-Dec-2023)

  • Multiple departmental presentations on HPB-related cancers. 

  • A rare case of secondary pancreatic tumor; pheochromocytoma: Case Report and Review of Literature (poster presentation at 21st Shaukat Khanum cancer symposium)

  • Presentation on ‘Management of Colorectal Cancers: Experience at a public sector hospital’ 11th Cancer Surgery Conference February 2019, Lahore

  • Presentation on Lap Hernia Repair: Experience at a public sector Hospital at Hernia Conference 2019, Lahore

  • 21st Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium (conducted Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery sessions as co-host).

  • Poster presentation ‘Is it really female, fatty, fertile, and forty? Gallstone disease’ at International KSELS 2020 and KAROS CONGRESS, Korea.

  • Poster presentation ‘Our Experience of Laparoscopic Hernia Repair’ at International KSELS 2020 and KAROS CONGRESS, Korea.

  • Video presentation of diagnostic laparoscopic surgery for WASTI-west African surgical training initiative.

  • Management of pancreatic cancers, recent advances, and controversies regarding management at SKMH&RC.

  • Presentation on Management of pancreatic trauma at SKMH&RC

  • Presentation on Management of liver and splenic trauma at SKMH&RC

Conferences And Symposiums

 

  • Moderated Hepatopancreatobiliary Session at 21st Biennial International Surgical Conference Surgicon 2023

  • 21st Biennial International Surgical Conference Surgicon 2023: Innovations in Surgical Training and Practice at King Edward Medical University, Lahore (1 & 2-Dec-2023)

  • 20th Biennial national Surgical conference: The paradigm shift from orthodox to evidence-based 2022.

  • 21st Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium 2022.

  • International conference on advanced endocrine surgery, JPMC Karachi.

  • International conference on non-communicable diseases, Aga Khan University, Karachi.

  • International conference on breast cancer surgery at Sims, Lahore

  • 11th Cancer Surgery Conference February 2019, Lahore

  • 17th Biennial International Surgical Conference (Ethics and Empathy- the Way Ahead in Surgical Training), Society of Surgeons Pakistan (Lahore Chapter – 15-16 Mar 2019)

  • 15th International Surgical Conference, Society of Surgeons Pakistan (Lahore Chapter – 20-22 Mar 2017)

  • International conference on colorectal surgery, JPMC Karachi 2017

Selected Publications

  • Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.        Ahmed, H., Bari, H., Hyidar, Z., & Ahmed, I. (2023). Enhanced Recovery Program after Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy in a Resource Constrained Country. HPB, 25, S435.
2.     Ahmed, H., Hyidar, Z., & Bari, H. (2023). Laparoscopic cholecystectomy from a training perspective: Experience from Pakistan. HPB, 25, S143.
3.     Ahmed, H., Hyidar, Z., Shah, S. A., Ahad, A., & Bari, H. (2023). Recurrence after pancreaticodoudenectomy: Experience from Pakistan. HPB, 25, S167-S168.
4.     Hyidar, Z., Ahmed, U., Abid, H., & Ahmed, I. (2023). A deviant anterior portal vein in the hepatoduodenal ligament with aberrant origin of hepatic arteries directly from the celiac trunk: A case report of two patients underwent pylorus preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD). International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 108, 108459.
5.     Siddique, S., Changazi, S. H., Bhatti, S., Afzal, B., Hyidar, Z., Rehman, A., ... & Ayyaz, M. (2022). Outcomes in high perianal fistula repair using video-assisted anal fistula treatment compared with seton use: a randomized controlled trial. Cureus, 14(2).
6.     Afzal, B., Changazi, S. H., Hyidar, Z., Siddique, S., Rehman, A., Bhatti, S., ... & Farooka, M. W. (2021). Role of laparoscopy in diagnosing and treating acute nonspecific abdominal pain. Cureus, 13(10).
7.     Ayyaz, M., Butt, U. I., Umar, M., Khan, W. H., Kashif, M. R., & Hyidar, Z. (2020). Effect of COVID-19 on the working of a tertiary care hospital. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak, 30(10), 164-167.
8.     Umar, M., Tahir, S. B., Hyidar, Z., Bhatti, S., Kashif, M., Butt, U. I., Ayyaz, M., Ashraf, M. W., & Butt, R. (Year). Effect of COVID-19 on Surgical Workload: An Experience from a Single Unit.
9.     Umar, M., Butt, U. I., Hyidar, Z., Kashif, M., Bhatti, S., Ayyaz, M., Amjad, H., Ahsan, N., Baig, A., Ahmed, Z., & Fatimah, N. (Year). Emergency Operations Upon COVID-19 Patients: A Single Unit Experience from Pakistan.

 

Presentation

 

  • Peritoneal Patch in Portal Vein Reconstruction: Evaluating Graft Material Outcomes in Hepatopancreatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery - A Systematic Review

  • Multinational audit: AMBROSE STUDY, 30-days morbidity, and mortality after cholecystectomy for benign gall bladder disease.

  • Impact of laparoscopic/open elective abdominal resection surgery post-operative intra-abdominal pressure and morbidity.

  • Multi-institutional survey on work-life balance.

  • Impact of music in OR; A multi-institutional survey. 

  • An international, multi-center audit of postoperative pancreatic fistula: The PARANOIA study group.

  • A rare case of secondary pancreatic tumor; pheochromocytoma: Case Report and Review of Literature

  • An infrequent case of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, management, outcomes, and literature review.

  • Our experience with IVC thrombectomy for RCC and comparing outcomes with other specialized centers.

Presentation

 

  • Improving Outcomes with Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program for Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy (retrospective audit)

  • A clinical audit: wound infection after Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy in stented patients and choice of antibiotics. 

  • Lymph node yield in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy in accordance with NCCN guidelines.

  • Adherence to NCCN guidelines regarding indications of diagnostic laparoscopy in pancreaticoduodenectomy patients.

  • Lymph nodes after radical chole cystectomy in gallbladder cancer patients and compliance to existing international guidelines  

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