One of the fundamentals of medical sciences is familiarity with and a close understanding of Anatomy. Considering the importance of Anatomy as a subject the ABWA Medical College has catered for large and well equipped laboratories and dissection halls, which are well ventilated and can accommodate over 150 students. It is here that the students […]


Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to the comprehensive care of patients before, during and after surgery and childbirth. Several types of anesthesia are available, including general anesthesia, sedation anesthesia and regional or local anesthesia. The type is chosen based on patient’s medical history and duration of planned operation and procedure. It is the […]

Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Science is a branch of science, such as Psychology, Sociology or Anthropology, that deals primarily with human action and often seeks to generalize about human behavior in society. In modern practice of medicine a doctor is expected to have knowledge of Bio-Psycho-Social Model of healthcare. This Model expects a medical practitioner to be an […]


Biochemistry, as one of the basic sciences, is just as important as Anatomy and Physiology. It invites the budding doctors to delve deeper into the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms. Biochemistry holds out a vast canvas for the students ranging from study of DNA to development of biochemical products and processes. […]

Community Medicine

Focus of Community Medicine as a branch of medicine follows the age old saying that “Prevention is better than Cure”. Preventive medicine is only one part of Community Medicine, which deals with preventing disease, prolonging life and improving physical health and well-being of the community at large. At the national level, study of Community Medicine […]


Diseases related to E.N.T. are covered under the specialty of Otorhinolaryngology, which deals with Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck. It is a very important field that deals with many of the common medical complications. This subject is mainly taught in the third and fourth years of the MBBS scheme of studies. Instructional strategy for […]

Forensic Medicine

Medicine has always been an aid in establishing facts of law and justice. New developments in Forensic Medicine, however, have immensely contributed to investigative capabilities of medical sciences and to the cause of law and justice. Medical Jurisprudence and Medico-legal cases have become an important part of Police investigations. The Department of Forensic Medicine has […]

Gynecology and Obstetrics

In the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology the students are expected to familiarize themselves with concepts and processes of conception, child birth, reproductive health, family planning, labour room procedures and women specific diseases. The students are also trained to carry out their own assessment of patients and learn when to refer a patient to a […]

Medical Education

Medical education, over a period of time, has evolved beyond discipline-based curriculum and traditional assessment methods. It is now evolving into competency based curriculum, student centered learning, continuous assessment and feedback. The Department of Medical Education focuses on meeting the educational needs of the medical faculty by developing a pool of trained faculty members conversant […]

Medicine and Allied

A detailed study of laboratory and other work in various clinical departments is vitally important to develop basic clinical skills for accurate assessment, analysis and critical thinking leading to an appropriate diagnosis and management of a patient. In the areas of clinical studies students are exposed to health problems prevalent in a community. During the […]


The branch of medicine that deals with the study of normal structure, diseases, treatment and surgical procedures on the eye is called Ophthalmology. The aim of teaching Ophthalmology is to train the undergraduate students about basics of clinical Ophthalmology to enable them to carry out evaluation, investigation and basic treatment of patients or to refer […]


Pathology is a branch of medicine that deals with the nature of disease, its causes, processes, development and its consequences. Pathology covers both clinical and non-clinical subjects and as such it is very important for students to develop a clear understanding of it. It has four main branches i.e. Microbiology, Histopathology, Hamatology and Chemical Pathology. […]


Children, including infants, are highly vulnerable to medical ailments, which can have long lasting or life-long implications. Thus importance of Pediatrics cannot be under-estimated. Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with children, their growth, well-being and diseases. The curriculum of pediatrics is based on common health related problems of children particularly of Pakistan. A […]


Pharmacology is an important field of medicine and to be a good physician, a doctor needs to have a sound knowledge of Pharmacology. In this department students are exposed to knowledge of medication, routes of administration, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, adverse and side effects of drugs, dosage and timing of administration. When a physician is […]


Study of Physiology opens new vistas for students in understanding the fascinating and intricate structures within the human body. Physiology explores how organs and systems within the body work, how they communicate and how they reinforce and combine their efforts to make conditions favorable for survival. The scope of study of Physiology is vast and […]


The modern practice of radiology involves several healthcare professions working as a team. A radiologist is a medical doctor who has completed the appropriate postgraduate training and interprets medical images, communicates findings to other physicians in the form of reports and uses imaging to perform minimally invasive medical procedures. The science of radiology has advanced […]

Surgery and Allied

Surgery and Allied Departments include: • Cardiac Surgery • Anesthesiology • General Surgery • Ophthalmology • Obstetrics and Gynecology • Orthopedics • E.N.T. • Radiology The students, under the able guidance and supervision of Professors, are taught techniques of aseptic dressing and are expected to learn surgical procedures, gain expertise in carrying out minor surgical […]


Urology is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of male and female urinary tract system and male reproductive organs. Organs under the domain of urology include kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and male reproductive organs. Urology combines the management of medical conditions, such as urinary tract infections and […]