Shalamar Hospital

Dr. Muhammad Taha Waqas

MBBS, FCPS Pulmonology
Senior Registrar of Pulmonology
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonology
Shalamar Hospital and Medical & Dental College Lahore

About Dr. Taha

Dr. Muhammad Taha Waqas is a seasoned pulmonologist at Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore, with expertise in diagnosing and treating respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and lung cancer. Known for his compassionate care and personalized treatment plans, he performs advanced procedures like bronchoscopies and thoracic ultrasounds. Dr. Waqas collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to ensure comprehensive patient care and contributes significantly to medical education and hospital administration. He is committed to continuous professional development, having completed numerous workshops and courses in pulmonology. Dr. Waqas aims to establish a pulmonary hernia rehabilitation center and an interstitial lung disease clinic at Shalamar Hospital. His strengths include clinical excellence, leadership, and a dedication to quality improvement. He holds an FCPS in Pulmonology from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan and an MBBS from Sheikh Zayed Medical College Rahim Yar Khan.  

Senior Registrar at Shalamar Hospital and Medical College

  • Diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and lung cancer.
  • Skilled in advanced procedures: bronchoscopies, thoracic ultrasounds, thoracenteses, pleural fluid aspiration, pleural biopsies, chest tube insertions, and spirometry.
  • Creation of personalized treatment plans, including medication management and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Regular monitoring and follow-up to adjust treatment plans.
  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams for holistic patient care.
  • Continuous professional development and innovative practices in respiratory medicine.
  • Establishment of specialized centers: pulmonary hernia rehabilitation center and interstitial lung disease clinic at Shalamar Hospital.
  • Active participation in quality improvement and patient safety committees.
  • Commitment to medical education: teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows, and engaging in scholarly activities, including research projects and clinical trials.

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Senior Registrar/Consultant Pomologist) 2018- Present

Jinnah Hospital, Lahore

Medical Officer/PGR in Medicine 2014-2017

Mayo Hospital, Lahore

House Officer In Medicine & Pulmonolohy  2010-2011

  • Postgraduate course in TB, Chest and cardiac diseases organized by Pakistan Chest Foundation.
  • Workshop in Difficult to diagnose TB and its management organized by WHO.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) programme organized by American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Participated as a Facilitation workshop of ultrasound guided pleural fluid aspiration.
  • Workshop on thoracic ultrasound in SIMS/UHS Workshop on thoracic ultrasound in SIMS/UHS
  • Workshop on Sleep Medicine by UHS .
  • HYBRID workshop of basic of Bronchoscopy   Certification workshop of CT chest
  • Workshop on Introduction to Computer and Internet held at CPSP regional center Lahore.
  • Workshop on Research Methodology and Dissertation Writing held at CPSP regional Centre Lahore.
  • Workshop on Communication Skills held at CPSP regional Centre Lahore.   Workshop of Item Analysis by UHS/SIHS
  • Workshop of supervisory skills by CPSP
  • Workshop of short essay questions by UHS/SIHS   Workshop on Clinical Leadership by UHS/ SIHS
  • Workshop on Emotional intelligence by UHS/S.   Workshop of education and planning by CPSP.
  • E-learning session of differentiation of asthma and COPD by Royal College of physician.
  • 2018 Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS), in Pulmonology

  • 2010       Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Sheikh Zayed Medical College Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan

  • Respiratory summit in Malaysia March
  • Respiratory summit in Islamabad Feb 2023