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Shifa International Hospital

The Shifa International Hospital was conceived and incorporated in 1985-1987 by a small group of Pakistani doctors and other health care professionals working in the USA. Since then Shifa has grown from over 450 contributing members to being a public limited company.

The Hospital is located on 11.2 acres in sector H-8/4 in Islamabad. It was established to become a center of health care excellence in Pakistan.

A major component of the healthcare delivery system is the level of biomedical technology that is used, especially in the field of diagnostic imaging. Along with radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging, the facility houses, Nuclear Medicine, C.T. Scan, MRI, Mammography, Mobile X-rays, C-Arms, Ultrasonography, Dialysis, Dental Clinic and Cardiac Cath Laboratory. The Department of Radiation Oncology has a Simulator, a Linear Accelerator and a Cobalt-60. In addition Shifa has an ongoing open-heart surgery and a Renal Transplantation program.

The hospital currently provides 9 operating rooms, 50 bedded ICU-CCU and NICU, 37 specialists’ clinics and a rehabilitation center and a sum total of 550 beds.


Shifa Foundation Community Health Center (SFCHC)

Shifa Foundation Community Health Center has both inpatient and outpatient departments that offer health care services to the less endowed people of the community.

This center is located within the premises of Shifa International Hospital and Shifa College of Medicine. The clinic meets two objectives; to serve the community and to educate the students. Community Health Center offers quality health services in

  • Medicine,
  • Surgery,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • Otolaryngology,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • Dermatology,
  • Urgicare,
  • Family Medicine
  • Psychiatry

at free or affordable cost to the patients according to their eligibility.

In addition to the teaching beds at Shifa International Hospital, an additional beds are now operational under the Foundation as of July 2006 making a grand total of 513 inpatient beds. Brand new custom built SFCHC outpatient wing and inpatient wings are now operational.