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Dr Rizwan Ahmad Khan


M.B.B.S.  F.R.C.S
Diploma i
n Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (France)
Consultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon, 
Associate Professor of Surgery
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

About Dr Rizwan

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.

Present Title & Affiliation

  • Consultant General Surgeon

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


Clinical Services & Interests

  • General Surgical Procedures

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Colorectal Surgery

  • Routine General Surgical Procedures


Research Interests

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


Education & Training

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Consultant General Surgeon, Associate professor (June 01, 2008- todate)


Waterford Regional Hospital, Ireland

Registrar General and laparoscopic surgery 

01-04-2004 – 30-06-2007


Limerick Regional Hospital, Ireland.

Registrar Surgery

 (Surgical Registrar duties including on-call, clinics, endoscopic procedures and managing theatre lists), 01-12-2003 - 31-03-2004


Mayo General Hospital Lahore

Registrar Surgery

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

01-09-2003 - 31-11-2003


Belfast City Hospital, UK

Registrar Surgery

01-07-2003 - 30-08-2003


County Hospital Roscommon, Ireland

Registrar Surgery

(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)

01-01-2003 - 30-06-2003


County Hospital Roscommon, Ireland

SHO Surgery

01-07-1997 - 30-12-1997


Naas General Hospital, Ireland

SHO Surgery


St James’s  Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

SHO Surgery

01-10-1996 - 30-05-1997

Services Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

SHO Surgery

01-01-1994 - 30-07-1996

Board Certifications

  • 1998     FRCS (GenSurg) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

  • 1991     Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 2000

Continuing Medical Education Activities


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)

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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.

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:

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.
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.

7.    Asghar MT, Khan RA, Ishaque S, Imtiaz D, Basit SA. SURGICAL INCISION; The Professional Medical Journal. 2018;25(06):796-798. doi:

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.

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:

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:
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:
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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:
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:

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