Opthalmologist / Eye Specialist | MBBS, FRCS
Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Lahore (700 beds), House Officer,
22 Mar 87 - 7 Apr 88
I did six months house job in Medical & allied (rotation in psychiatry etc) and six months in Surgery & allied (rotation in ophthalmology etc). Six working days (0730-1400 hours) and Assitant Duty Medical Officer (ADMO) (1400-0730 next morning) on alternate days was the routine. During the day duty we remained with the consultants in OPD/OT while in the evening / night duty we used to take histories of fresh admissions and attend causality under supervision of senior medical officers.
123(I) Field Ambulance (Mobile Med Unit), General Duty Medical Officer,
8 Apr 88 - 12 Jan 90
I used to perform routine medical check up of the troops deployed in the area, indoor/out door treatment of sick service personnel and treatment of local civilians. The duties included sanitary rounds of army units, medical cover to troops moving in different border areas. The period included about six months stay in Siachin and Baltoro Glaciar. It was the highest battlefield in the world where we were exposed to harsh living conditions like blizzards and avalanches. There was frequent enemy gun fire. I qualified my FCPS part I during these adverse conditions.
Armed Forces Medical (AFM) College/ Military Hospital (MH), Rawalpindi (800 beds),
Grading/FCPS Trainee Ophthalmology, 13 Jan 90 - 9 Feb 91
On the basis of FCPS - I, I was selected for FCPS part II training/Grading. Grading was one year course. We had two specialty lectures and one multidisciplinary clinicopathological conference (CPC) in AFM College weekly while clinical/ OT training was in eye department, MH. The two units were headed by Maj Gen Nasim and Brig Akram. The other consultants included Lt. Col. (later Lt. Gen) Mushtaq Ahmad Baig. We remained Duty Medical Officer (DMO) from 1400 hours to 0730 hours next morning once every week. The duty includes attending sick patients, out door casualities, emergency calls from wards.