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Dr. Shahid Rasul

Dr. Shahid Rasul Is A Distinguished Surgeon With A Wealth Of Experience And A Passion For Advancing Healthcare And Education.




Surgical Experience

With a vast and diverse surgical skill set, Dr. Shahid Rasul is a highly accomplished surgeon renowned for his proficiency in various surgical techniques. Trained extensively in robotic surgery, Dr. Rasul is well-versed in the functionality and capabilities of the Versius system, enabling him to perform intricate procedures with precision and efficiency. In laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Rasul has conducted over 5000 cholecystectomies with proficiency, alongside a wide array of procedures including inguinal hernia repair, hydatid cyst removal, appendectomy, and colorectal surgeries. His expertise extends to body contouring surgery, encompassing abdominoplasty, liposuction, and lipoabdominoplasty, as well as bariatric surgery where he serves as a Master Trainer, specializing in gastric banding, gastric sleeve resections, and gastric bypass procedures. Proficient in hepato-biliary surgery, Dr. Rasul excels in CBD explorations, Whipple procedures, and choangiocarcinoma surgery. Additionally, his proficiency in thyroid surgery includes total and subtotal thyroidectomies, lobectomies, and treatment of thyroglossal cysts and fistulas. In breast surgery, Dr. Rasul has performed over 500 modified radical mastectomies with axillary clearance, lumpectomies, and treatments for gynaecomastia. His expertise further encompasses hernia surgery, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery including saphenofemoral ligation and stripping, as well as perineal surgery involving stapled anoopexy, fistulectectomy, lateral sphincterotomy, and seton placement. Dr. Rasul is also adept in emergency surgery, managing blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma, and gut perforations with skill and efficiency.

Educational Experience

Dr. Shahid Rasul is a highly esteemed surgeon with a distinguished career spanning several decades, marked by a deep commitment to excellence in healthcare and education. Holding the prestigious Fellowships of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS Glasgow) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd), Dr. Rasul brings a wealth of expertise to his practice. Currently serving as the Executive Director of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in Karachi, and as the Dean of the Faculty of Surgery at the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), Dr. Rasul continues to shape the future of medicine through his leadership and dedication. He has held various leadership positions, including Acting Vice Chancellor and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Jinnah Sindh Medical University, where he played a pivotal role in advancing medical education and research. With a passion for teaching, Dr. Rasul has served as a Professor of General Surgery at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where he also heads the Department of Surgery, contributing significantly to the training of future generations of surgeons. His exceptional contributions to healthcare and education have been recognized with accolades such as the Gold Medal awarded by the Governor Secretariat for his outstanding services. Dr. Rasul’s unwavering commitment to excellence, coupled with his vast experience and leadership in surgery, make him a trusted and respected figure in the medical community.

Professional Memberships

  • Pakistan Medical Association: Life Member
  • Society of Surgeons of Pakistan: Life Member
  • Member: European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Life Member: Asia-Pacific Hernia Society.
  • Member of International Association for the surgery of obesity (IFSO).
  • Member of MGB-OAGB club Valladolid Spain
  • President Pakistan Society of metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (PSMBS)
  • Member Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)