Dr. Altaf Hussain
Prof Dr. Altaf Hussain, is currently the Head of Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, affiliated to SZAB Medical University.
Dr. Hussain graduated from Khyber Medical College, Peshawer, KPK in 1999 and then he completed his postgraduate training in the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery department, at PIMS Islamabad between 2001- 2003 and did his fellowship FCPS and membership degree MCPS in 2004 and appointed as senior registrar in the same Department. Since then he has been actively participating in the head and neck cancer surgery and oncology team and served in multiple roles within PIMS and SZAB Medical University. In 2018 he was promoted to Associate Professor and in February 2020 appointed as Head of the Department.
Dr. Hussain was entrusted by the position of Professor of ENT & HNS in November 2021.
Dr. Hussain’s academic focus is on dealing with patients having head and neck cancer and to achieve best oncology based outcomes, as well as to add up in research in dealing with head and neck tumors with particular focus on outcome related with organ preservation in all Head and neck surgeries.
Dr. Hussain has over 30 national and international publications on his credit .
His aims are to enhance the level of his department to the state of the art department of ENT & HNS in the capital of Pakistan and to deliver top class services and treatment to all those patients who are not being treated else where in the of the country, as well as to impart a high level of training and skills to the junior doctors.