Prof. Dr.Mazhar Khan (Director)
Institute of Kidney Diseases (IKD), established in 2007, is first
of its kind specialised tertiary care hospital in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, which proved
to be a very successful model for other specialties to follow the trend.
The success of IKD can be attributed to the visionaries, who
envisaged its need, to the senior clinicians, who contributed to its
development and then running it. Certainly, the contribution of other medical
and auxiliary staff has also been vital in this whole process.
The objective of this institution is to not only to provide
state of the art facilities in treating the patients, but in addition to be a cradle
of training for medical professionals with intention of furthering the patient
care. More importantly, it is also intended to reach out to public to bring
awareness in the prevention of Kidney related ailments
The phenomenal rise of close to 700% outpatient visits in about
last 10 years, mainly indicates the public confidence in our performance.
Complete range of Urology, Kidney Transplantation and Nephrology services are
Record number of specialist doctors and other medical staff
have been trained by us in Urology and Nephrology, which include doctors and
paramedical staff from Afghanistan.
In addition, a large number medical publications are to our
credit, which is a major achievement bearing in mind our very busy clinical
With a generous support of the government, we have free
dialysis and kidney transplantations, which is a landmark achievement toward helping
the very needy patients requiring this sort of treatment.Nevertheless, with the limited resources with the
government, it is intended that we are able to generate more resources without
burdening poor masses, wherein role of philanthropist’s is to be much
appreciated. The vision for future is to develop this institute par
excellence not only in treating patients along with taking up a role in disease
prevention but also becoming leader in medical research and training.
One of the benchmark
towards achieving these goals would be to attain the standards of Joint
Commission International (JCI) hospital, which is in our minds, as we endeavor
to bring about improvements.