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Prof Dr Shoaib Nabi 


MBBS, FCPS (Thoracic Surgery)
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Visiting Consultant Thoracic Surgeon 
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

Department of  Thoracic Surgery


About Prof Nabi

Muhammad Shoaib Nabi is a Visiting Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore. With a vast experience in the field, Dr. Nabi has made significant contributions to the medical community through his expertise in thoracic surgery and dedication to teaching and training future surgeons. He holds a MBBS degree from Nishter Medical College and FCPS in Thoracic Surgery from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. Dr. Nabi has held various academic appointments, including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and currently serves as a Professor of Thoracic Surgery. He has also held major administrative positions as the Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at SIMS/Services Hospital. Dr. Nabi's research interests include pulmonary tuberculosis, pulmonary aspergilloma, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. He has published peer-reviewed articles and case reports, highlighting his expertise in the field. Furthermore, Dr. Nabi has actively participated in workshops, both nationally and internationally, and has conducted hands-on training workshops on various thoracic surgical procedures. He is recognized for his contributions to the medical community and has received honors and prizes for his exceptional work. 

Present Title & Affiliation

  • Visiting Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore


Clinical Services & Interests

Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Nabi has a diverse range of clinical and research interests in the field of thoracic surgery. His expertise and dedication are focused on addressing various pulmonary conditions and advancing the understanding and treatment of thoracic diseases.


Research Interests

MDR TB, Mesothelioma and Aspergiloma are mostly his research interests.


Education & Training

Visiting Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore


Professor of Thoracic Surgery 

09-06-2020 - todate 

Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery 

Services Institute of Medical Sciences

06-06-20212 - 08-06-2020

Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery 

Services Institute of Medical Sciences

15-07-2004 - 05-06-2012


Board Certifications

  • 2001Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS),

  • 1993    Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • 2020     Chairperson Advisory committee of MS      University of Health Sciences Thoracic surgery              Lahore

  • 2020     Advisor Punjab Public Service Commission  Punjab Public Service Commission Lahore              Lahore

  • 2002-to date 2005          Member Faculty of Thoracic Surgery Consultant Thoracic Surgeon


Professional Memberships

  • 2000 Chest Society of Pakistan

  • 2000 Society of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery of Pakistan

  • 2004 European Society of Thoracic Surgery

  • 2000     Certificate of Appreciation on prompt response to a causality emergency situation; Chief Executive, Major General (Rtd.) Faqeer Riaz Yousaf, Lady Reading Hospital, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan

  • 2001     Frontier Scout Shield awarded for treating Bomb blast injured Frontier Scout Soldiers.


Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

1.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, , Muhammad Saquib Musharaf, Muhammad Shoaib Nabi. Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Tobacco Smoking. Esculapio - Volume 15, Issue 03, July - September 2019
2.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Aneela Chaudhary, Dawar Mahmood Ayyaz, Muhammad Saquib Musharaf, Fariha Bashir. Treatment of Pulmonary Aspergilloma- Is surgery is safe Option?. Review of 289cases at two centers in Pakistan; Esculapio - Volume 15, Issue 01, January - March 2019
3.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Aneela Chaudhary,Zafar Hussain Iqbal, Muhammad Rashid, Rafay Shamshad,Amna Mariam. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. An Under Diagnosed Entity,Review of 15 cases of Malignant Mesothelioma, Esculapio - Volume 14, Issue 02, April - June 2018
4.    Muhammad Kaleem Ullah, Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Muhammad Rashid, Iftikhar H.Khan, Ali Sufian, Mansoor Ali, Fuad-ul-Hasan and Rafay Shamshad. Lobectomy for Congenital Lobar Emphysema, Experience of Two Centers in Pakistan. Esculapio - Volume 13, Issue 02, April - June 2017
5.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Kamran Khalid Chima, Nauman Tarif, M.Ashraf Zia, Javeed Khalid Magsi, Abdual Razak, Safqat Ali Malik, Iftikhar Ali Awan, Riaz Hussain,Adnan Umar, Taifur-ul- islam Gilani and Anam Ahmad., Need for chest tube after Video Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lung Biopsy Esculapio-8 (3) 2012, 143-146
6.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Talat Waseem, Nauman Tarif, Kamran Khalid Chima, Usman Ali Rahman, Maliha Javaid, Riaz Hussain, Muhammad Younas, Taifur-ul-islam Gilani. Intrathoracic Carcinoid Tumor: A 7- year tertiary care level Experience; JFJMC 6(3) 2012, 19-22
7.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi*, Talat Waseem, Pulmonary hydatid disease: What is the optimal surgical strategy? International Journal of Surgery 8 (2010) 612-616
8.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi*, Talat Waseem, Nauman Tarif, Kamran Khalid Chima. Pulmonary hydatid disease: Is capitonnage mandatory following cystotomy? International Journal of Surgery 8 (2010) 373-376.
9.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Talat waseem, et al. Constrictive tuberculous Pericarditis: A classical teaching Case Esculapio 8 (3) 2011, 45-46
10.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Talat Waseem a, Iltafat Sultan b, Nauman Tarif . A large pulmonary arteriovenous malformation: a classical scenario. European Journal of Cardio- thoracic Surgery 37 (2010) 1224
11.    Buzdar M. S. Nabi, Kamran K. Chima, Nauman Tarif, Iltafat Sultan, Syed Taifur-ul- Islam Gilani. Invasive aspergillosis of pulmonary hydatid cyst:  Ann Saudi Med 2009; 29(1): 53-54
12.    Muhammad Shoaib Nabi, Cheema KK, Cheema SA, Raza H, Khalid M. Spontaneous Endobronchial Erosion of a bullet – an uncommon presentation of Gunshot trauma in remote past. Ann King Edward Med Coll 2005; 11(3): 346-47.

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