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Prof Dr Muhammad Tauseef Asghar



Consultant General Surgeon and Professor of Surgery

Department of General Surgery

About Prof Tauseef Asghar

Professor Muhammad Touseef Asghar did his graduation from King Edward Medical College, Lahore in 1996. He completed his internship from Mayo Hospital Lahore and joined residency program in same institution. He did his Fellowship in General Surgery in 2001 from College of physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. He worked as Senior Registrar in Services Hospital, Lahore and joined Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore in 2009 as Assistant Professor Surgery. Currently he is working as Professor of Surgery in same institution. He acquired Fellowship of American College of Surgeons (FACS) in 2018 and received Membership of Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic surgeons (SAGES) in 2020. His area of interest is Laparoscopic Surgery, he is Supervisor for FCPS Training in General Surgery and also examiner for MBBS in University of Health Sciences. He has 18 Research Publications to his credit.

Present Title & Affiliation

  • Professor, Department of Surgery, Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore


Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Touseef is a highly skilled surgeon with a broad clinical interest encompassing a wide range of major and minor surgical procedures. They have a particular focus and expertise in laparoscopic surgery, including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair, and diagnostic laparoscopy. Dr. Touseef also has extensive experience in performing various surgeries such as lump surgery, breast surgery, thyroid surgery, varicose veins surgery, hernia surgery, intestinal surgery, perianal surgery and lap vericocele ligation with other Laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Touseef's diverse clinical interests and expertise make them well-equipped to provide comprehensive surgical care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical needs.


Research Interests

Dr Asghar has research interest in the field of general surgery.


Education & Training

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Professor of Surgery (April 15, 2015- todate)

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Associate Professor of Surgery

05-07-2011 – 15-04-2015

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Assistant Professor of Surgery

01-09-2009 – 04-07-20211

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Consultant General Surgeon and Laparoscopic Surgeon

01-09-2009 – todate

Services Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Senior Registrar, Surgery

03-01-2003 - 31-08-2009

Ittefaq Hospital (Trust)   Lahore, Pakistan.

Registrar, Surgery

01-09-2001 - 31-01-2003

Mayo Hospital  Lahore, Pakistan.

Medical Officer

01-04-1998 - 30-01-2003

Mayo Hospital  Lahore, Pakistan.

House officer

16-12-1996 -15-12-1997

Board Certifications

  • FACS 2018 American College of Surgeons USA

  • FCPS (Surgery) 07/2001 College of Physicians and Surgeons Karachi, PK

  • MBBS 11/1996 King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Memberships


  • Member SAGES- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Supervisor for FCPS Training in General Surgery

  • Examiner for FCPS Examination in CPSP

  • Examiner for Final Year MBBS Surgery in University of Health Sciences

  • Completed CMT- Certificate in Medical Teaching Course from University of Health Sciences in 2022.

Institutional Committees and Responsibilities

  • Incharge Accident and Emergency Department, Shalamar Hospital, Oct 27, 2014 to 30 April, 2016.

  • Previous Member of Hospital Infection Control Committee.

  • Member of Continuous Quality Improvement Committee from Surgery Department. Helped in conducting the round of Surgery Department of Punjab Health Commission for recognition of hospital regarding Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Previous Secretary of Hospital Operational and patient Care

  • committee(HOPCC).

  • Ex Member of Resaerch Grant Review Committee SMDC

  • Ex Member of Hospital Pharmocological Committee

  • Ex Member of Hospital Transfusion Committee

  • Ex Member of Ethical Review Board SMDC

  • Member of Year Committee 3rd Year MBBS SMDC

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.         Orginal article “The Role of Selective Exploratory Protocol in Penetrating Injuries of the Abdomen” published is “ESCULAPIO”, Volume 1, Issue 4, Jan-March 2006, pages 27-31.

2.         Original article  “Role of Proximal Tube enterostomy in management of typhoid enteric perforation” published in “Annals of KEMC”, Volume 13, Issue 1, Jan-March 2007, pages 27,28.

3.         Original article “Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy” published in “ESCULAPIO”, Volume 02, Issue 03, Oct-Dec, 2006, pages 19-21.

4.         Case Report “ An Unusual presentation of Hydatid Disease” published in “ESCULAPIO”, Volume 03, Issue 01, April-June, 2007, pages 29-30.

5.         Dissertation for FCPS” The Role of Selective Exploratory Protocol in Penetrating Injuries of the abdomen”.

6.         Original article  “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Cirrhotic Patients” published in “ESCULAPIO” Volume 05, Issue 01, April-June 2009, pages 17-19.

7.         Original article “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy as Day case surgery” published in “Esculapio” volume 06, Issue 03, October-December 2010, pages 52-53.

8.         Original article “Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy” published in “Esculapio” volume 07, issue 03, July-september 2011, pages 32-33.

9.         Original article “Role of Ultrasound in outcome of Blunt Abdominal Trauma” published in “Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences” Vol 07, Jan-March 2013 pages 27-29.

10.        Original article “Management of Nocturnal enuresis, which is the best option” published in Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Vol 08, Jan-march 2014, pages 156-157.

11.        Case Series “Aggressive Surgical Management of Fournier’s Gangrene(Necrotizing Fasciitis) Review of 13 cases” published in  Esculapio , Vol 10, Issue 1, Jan-March, 2014, pages 42-45.

12.        Original article “Development of cost effective and efficient teaching model for flexible Cystoscopy” published in Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Vol 09, Jan-March 2015, pages 21-23.

13.        Original Article”Demographics and Stone Clearance rates for Percutanous Nephrolithotomy in a Tertiay Care Hospital” published in Pakistan Journal of medical and Health Sciences, Vol 12, Jan-March, 2018 pages 430-431.

14.        Original Article “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Indications to convert to Open Cholecystectomy, A retrospective study, Analysis of 856 Operations” published in Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, Vol 12, April-Jun, 2018 pages 760-761.

15.        Original Article “Vertical incision or Horizontal Incision for Epigastric Port in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, What should be the Choice?” published in THE PROFESSIONAL Medical Journal, Vol:25, No.6, June 2018.

16.        Case Report “ Unique Pediatric Gall stones compased of Calcium Oxalate Phosphate” published in Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 2020, Vol 30(08), 877-879

17.        Lipoma of Colon Presenting with Intestinal Obstruction: A Rare Entity Case Report published in Archives of Surgical Research (ASR) ASR ISSN: 2709-684X (Print), 2709-6858 (Online) Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Jan-March.35-37

18. Archives of Surgical Research | Case Report Laparoscopic Completion Cholecystectomy for Residual Gallbladder: Iqra Imtiaz, Muhammad Touseef Asghar, 43-44

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