Neuro Surgeon | FRCS, FRCS
Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood is Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow and is the only Neurosurgeon in Lahore who is Intercollegiate Board certified in Neurosurgery from four Royal colleges of Surgeons of United Kingdom and Ireland. He started his training in Neurosurgery in UK as senior house officer after FRCS in General surgery and entered into 7 years training rotation in world class Neurosurgery centers of England that took him to position of Senior Registrar. After final certification and being eligible to work as consultant Neurosurgeon in UK, he opted to return to Pakistan to serve his own people.Prof Khalid Mahmood was trained with Maudsley/Kings College Hospital London group for Epilepsy and movement disorder surgery. He further refined himself for DBS surgery by spending time at Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam and Wexner Medical Centre Ohio State University USA. He is now teaching and training as Professor of Neurosurgery Unit II & Principal Postgraduate Medical Institute / Ameer-ud- din Medical College and CEO Lahore General Hospital Lahore in Public Sector.
Department of Neurosurgery General Hospital Lahore is the leader of Neurosurgery in Pakistan for more than 50 years and has contributed enormously to the development of Neurosurgery in Pakistan. This is the most prestigious and sought-after academic position in the country with the largest number of Neurosurgery trainees. Prof Khalid Mahmood has passion for Functional Neurosurgery, He revamped Lesional surgery for Parkinson’s disease in March 2012 at Lahore General Hospital by using VIM and GPi targets and cutting edge technology of MRI imaging, Leksell G frame, digital atlas, peroperative macrostimulation and cossman G4 Lesion Generator. First time in Pakistan, he started lesional surgery for dystonias in April 2013. In November 2014, he pioneered DBS surgery in Pakistan for Parkinson’s disease.