Welcome to Rasheeda Begum Cardiac Center

The Cardiac center at Shalamar Hospital was established in 2013 to improve existing facilities of department of cardiology and to offer Advanced Interventional Cardiology procedures. We offer our patients state of the art services including

    o   Preventative cardiac procedures.
    o   Diagnostic cardiology.
    o   Surgical procedures.
    o   Cardiac rehabilitation and education.

Our dedicated team of attending physicians, Cardiology medical officers, rotational medical house officers and specialty-trained cardiac nurses with critical care expertise are working tirelessly to serve our valued patients.

The Department is recognized by PMDC and College of Physicians & surgeons and affiliated with University of Health Sciences for postgraduate training in cardiology.

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

In our 11 bed unit we treat around 100 critically ill patients in a month. We tend complex cardiac conditions:

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab)

This 10 beds ward is a well-equipped unit to cater to patients of interventional cardiology under the supervision of internationally trained Interventional cardiologist. We have performed more than 850 procedures in this lab.
The lab has the most modern machine by GE IGS 530 with large 30cm detector for peripheral procedures.

                                                        Patients treated monthly                                             Our Team

We treat following complex cardiac conditions:


MD (Cardiology), FACC (USA)


Dr. Kamran Babar graduated from Nishtar Medical College, Multan in 1999. He further attended North Shore Health System, New York and Maimonides Medical Centre, New York. He has been serving as head of Rasheeda Begum Cardiac Centre, Shalamar Hospital for last five years. He has received the following prestigious certifications.

    o   Internal Medicine Board Certified, 2004.
    o   Board of Nuclear Cardiology Certified, 2007.
    o   Board of Echocardiography Certified, 2008.
    o   Cardiovascular Disease Board Certified, 2008 - 2017.
    o   Interventional Cardiology Board Certified, 2009 - 2017.
    o   Board of Vascular Medicine Certified, 2011.

Dr. Ammar Hameed Khan

FRCS ( Edenburg )

   Dr. Ammar Hameed Khan

Dr. Ammar Hameed Khan graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore in 1991. He further attended Royal London Hospital, London UK 1999, Mayo Clinic Rochester MN, USA 2003-5 and Cleveland Clinic Ohio, USA 2006-6. He has been serving at Rasheeda Begum Cardiac Centre, Shalamar Hospital for last four years. He has completed the following prestigious fellowships.

    o   Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons, 1999.
    o   Fellow Cardiovascular Surgery, 2005.
    o   Fellow Congenital Heart Surgery, 2006.