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Dr. Farida Tahir, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine SZABMU PIMS Islamabad

Dr. Farida Tahir is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University PIMS Islamabad.

Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University is one the most peristegious medical universities of Pakistan, and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences which comes under SZABMU is the largest hospital of the Pakistan. Complicated Patients from all around Pakistan are referred to Pakistan Insitute of Medical Sciences (PIMS, SZABMU). Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences has all dedicated departments of subspecialties of medicine and surgery including, plastic surgery, oromaxillary & facial surgery, cardiosurgery,neurosurgery, orthopedics, trauma surgery, gastroentreology, rheumatology, endocrinology, dermatology, neurology and nephroogy among others.

Dr. Farida Tahir is the Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Vice Head of the Department of Medicine and Joint supervisor of the trainy fellows of College and Physician and Surgeons Pakistan and Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine post graduate traines.

Dr. Farida Tahir has published many research articles in both national and international Medical Journals. A list of all of her published articles will be added on this website soon.

Just like Dr. Rauf Niazi, Dr. Farida Tahir is Humble, Soft spoken, caring, well-knowledged and expert in her field. I am glad to have her as my Supervisor for Doctor of Internal Medicine Training" Said Dr. Adil Ramzan, founder and
Dr. Farida Tahir is providing medical services to much needed people of Pakistan since last 15 years. She has been involved in medical training of hundreds of doctors and physicians. Her services for the profession of medicine and serving the humanity haven't stopped yet. Hundered of patients from all around Pakistan visit PIMS every day and get services of expert like Dr. Farida Tahir absolutely free. Editorial


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