Pediatric Nurses Week: Celebrating Our Unsung Heroes

Gulraiz Rafiq is a Pediatric Oncology nurse who has been nursing children battling cancer for the past 10 years. He was previously with at Children Cancer Hospital (CCH), after CCH moved into Indus Hospital as a Pediatric Cancer Unit in the hospital he joined the Indus Hospital and has been serving as a dedicated nurse in the Pediatric Oncology Department here at Indus Hospital, Korangi, Karachi.

Week of Arthroplasty at The Indus Hospital

A group of Dallas, Chicago based surgeons conducted a total of 60 total hip and knee replacement surgeries during a period of five days at The Indus Hospital (TIH), Karachi. The team comprising of orthopedic surgeons, was led by Dr Umar Burney, Master Trainer, Zimmer Biomet, USA, along with Dr. Syed Atif Ahmed, Dr. Mohammad Khalid Yousuf, Dr. Scott Lessen Branden, Dr. Rhett Steen Crawford and TIH team which consisted of Professor Amin Chinoy and Professor Mansoor Ali Khan. Professor Mansoor Ali Khan, Senior Orthopedic Consultant, TIH said, “Since the average age is increasing in Pakistan thus the need of joint replacement is also growing. It is highly inspiring that patients are able to resume a normal life after these surgeries and they don’t become a liability for their families.” Professor Amin Chinoy said that, “Indus Hospital is doing knee and hip replacement surgeries since 2008. Joint replacement is a costly procedure but

Meet Dr. Megan Rybarczyk

Dr. Megan Rybarczyk, MD, is an Emergency Medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston, USA. She is the Academic Faculty Lead for TIH’s year-long educational program ‘Certificate in Emergency Medicine Program (CPEM)’. The course has been conducted in collaboration with BWH.