Shalamar Hospital

Dr. Ahmad Zia

Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist
Associate Professor of Radiology, Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

About Dr. Ahmad Zia

Dr. Ahmad Zia is a highly qualified Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist. His qualifications include CCST in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology, EBIR membership, FRCR certification, and an MRCS degree. He earned his MBBS from Allama Iqbal Medical College and completed A-Levels at Crescent Higher Secondary School. Dr. Zia has a rich employment history, including roles as Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Pakistan Kidney & Liver Institute and Consultant positions in various prestigious institutions. He also has diverse non-radiology training experiences. Dr. Zia is actively involved in research, as reflected in his numerous publications. His dedication to education and research makes him a prominent figure in the medical community

  • Consultant interventional radiologist at Shalamar Hospital, Lahore
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore

Dr. Ahmad Zia is a Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist with clinical expertise in interventional and diagnostic radiology, pain management, gastrointestinal radiology, and vascular interventions. His clinical interests revolve around liver and kidney transplantation, oncological interventions, patient safety, and medical education. Dr. Zia is committed to providing high-quality patient care while actively engaging in research and education to advance healthcare practices in these specialized fields.

Dr. Ahmad Zia, a highly qualified Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist, focuses his research on advancing interventional radiology techniques, enhancing radiological imaging accuracy, ensuring patient safety and quality of care, optimizing liver and kidney transplant procedures, improving oncological interventions, refining diagnostic accuracy, exploring vascular interventions, enhancing pain management techniques, and advancing gastrointestinal radiology procedures. He is also deeply engaged in medical education and training, ensuring the development of skilled healthcare professionals. Dr. Zia’s research contributions aim to elevate patient care and contribute to the medical field’s growth and knowledge.

  • CCST Interventional radiology
  • CCST Diagnostic radiology
  • EBIR- European Board of Interventional Radiology 2014
  • FRCR- Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (London) 2013
  • MRCS- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons 2006 (Edin)
  • MBBS: Allama Iqbal medical college. Lahore. 1997- 2002
  • Chairman Department Of Radiology
  • Pakistan Kidney & Liver Institute. Lahore (March 2020- Dec 2022)
  • Consultant Diagnostic & Interventional radiologist PAKISTAN KIDNEY & LIVER INSTITUTE. LAHORE Dec 2017- March 2020
  • Consultant Diagnostic & Interventional radiologist: Shaukat Khanum Cancer hospital & Research Institute. Pakistan (Feb 2017 – to Dec 2017)
  • Consultant Vascular & Interventional radiologist: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS 1/10/2015 – Jan 2017
  • Consultant at Imperial College Hospital NHS Oct 2014 – Oct 2015
  • Interventional Fellow at Imperial College Hospital NHS
  • April 2013- to Oct 2014
  • Sheffield teaching hospitals, Sheffield Oct 2009 to Apr 2013
  • (Specialist Registrar Diagnostic Radiology)
  • SHO A&E    Feb 2009 to Aug 2009 GP-ST2
  • A&E has given me the opportunity to develop the generic skills needed to identify those who are at more sick and to deal with them according to the triage techniques.
  • Aug 2008 to Feb 2009 GP-ST2 (St James’s university hospital NHS)
  • Feb 2008 to Aug 2008 GP-ST1 (St James’s university hospital NHS)
  • GP REGISTRAR Aug 2007 to Feb 2008 GP-ST1 (Colton mill medical centre, Leeds)
  • SHO IN ICU, GENERAL SURGERY Feb 2007 to Aug 2007 (Royal Bolton hospital, BST)
  • SHO IN GENERAL SURGERY, UROLOGY, ENT Aug 2006 to Feb 2007 (RAEI, Wigand, BST)
  • ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY Feb. 2006 to Aug. 2006  (RAEI, Wigan, BST)
  • SHO PEDIATRICS Aug 2005 to Feb 2006 (Maidstone general hospital)
  • PRHO ROTATION Aug 2004 to Aug 2005 Norfolk & Norwich university hospital NHS)
  • I have worked as a Research Fellow in surgery for a year to commence a network wide clinical study. We audited notes of 4000 patients on the colonoscopy waiting list with high risk for colorectal cancer in Kent and Medway

  • Role Of Doppler Ultrasound In Detecting Vascular Complications In Recipients Of Living Donor Liver Transplant. Dr Huma Hussain, M Salman, Ahmad Zia Ud Din, Sana Kundi, Abdullah Saeed JPMA – 2022-6952


  • Technical Considerations And Complications Of Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage: A Single Center Retrospective Study Dr Tayyab Zia, Dr Ahmad Zia Ud Din, Dr Abdullah Saeed, Dr Sadia Abdullah. Department Of Interventional Radiology, Pakistan Kidney And Liver Institute And Research Center (PKLI) Proceedings S.Z.M.C. Vol: 37(1): Pp. 01-05, 2023. PSZMC-868-37-1-2023
  • Diagnostic Accuracy And Safety Of CT-Guided Lung And Mediastinal Biopsies: A Single Center Study.            Asma Maqsood, Ahmed Zia Ud Din*, Abdullah Saeed, Sadia Abdullah, Muhammad Junaid Tahir.                                                                         Department Of Interventional Radiology, Pakistan Kidney And Liver Institute And Research Center (PKLI & RC), Lahore, Pakistan. DOI: Https://Doi.Org/10.53350/Pjmhs20221612150
  • Analysis Of The Outcomes Of Transarterial Chemoembolization As A Bridge Therapy To Liver Transplant For Hepatocellular Carcinomas: A Single-Centred Retrospective Study. Huma Hussain, Ahmed Zia Ud Din, Abdullah Saeed, Muhammad Junaid Tahir, Sadia Abdullah Journal Of Sharif Medical And Dental College Lahore, Pakistan 2022; Vol 8(02):81-87
  • Do Respiratory Manoeuvres Affect The Hepatic Vein Waveforms And Maximum Velocity? M Salman Rafique, S Kundi, Ahmad Zia Ud Din, T Malik, Asma Maqsood PJMHS 2216320


  • Role Of Doppler Ultrasound In Detecting Vascular Complications In Recipients Of Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT)
    Huma Hussain, Muhammad Salman Rafique, Sana Kundi, Tahir Malik, Ahmad Zia Ud Din, Abdullah Saeed (JPMA 73: 1007; 2023) DOI: 10.47391/JPMA.6952
  • The Safety And Quality Assurance In Interventional Radiology (IR); Where Are We? In Addition, Do We Need To Do More? R Fareedoon, A Zia, A Alsafi, M Hamady CVIR 2015


  • Wunderlich Syndrome With Spontaneous Renal Haemorrhage Into Renal Angiomyolipoma . Tanweer Ahmed Naweed Bhatty, Ahmad Zia, Iftikhar Ali Khan, Gul Nawaz Department Of Urology, Pakistan Kidney And Liver Institute And Research Centre, Lahore, Pakistan, Annals Of Uroradiology 2020 – 10.4103/UA.UA_169_19


  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage Secondary To Ectopic Varices Occurring At The Site Of Previous Surgery, A Zia, A Graham, P Tait BIR 2014


  • Stent Assisted Coil Embolisation In Patients With Renal Transplant Artery Anastomotic Pseudo Aneurysm. A Zia, A Alsafi, M Hamady BMJ 2014


  • Why Wait For A Colonoscopy? An Easy Cure” A Shoaib, A Zia, N Taffinder

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