Shalamar Hospital

Prof. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf

Professor, Head of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Department
Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore.

About Prof. Haroon Yousaf

Professor Dr. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf is a distinguished medical professional with a wealth of expertise in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Serving as a consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at SMDC, he also holds the position of Head of the Gastroenterology Department and Medical Unit II. Dr.Yousaf’s journey in the medical world began with his education at King Edward Medical College, Lahore, where he laid the foundation for his medical career. He further honed his skills through an internship at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, an completed his medical residency and fellowship at Services Hospital, Lahore. His extensive knowledge and commitment to patient care make him a prominent figure in the realm of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is committed to delivering the highest standard of care to his patients and contributing to the advancement of the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

  • Division Head, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
  • Chair of Surgery & Allied, Shalamar Hospital and Medical College
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore

Professor Dr. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf’s clinical services and interests encompass a wide spectrum of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the field of Gastroenterology. His expertise includes Upper G.I. Endoscopy and Diagnostics Endoscopy, facilitating the precise examination and evaluation of upper gastrointestinal disorders. Additionally, Dr. Yousaf specializes in performing Esophageal Variceal Sclerotherapy and Stricture Dilatation procedures, offering effective interventions for conditions such as variceal bleeding and esophageal strictures. His proficiency extends to Endoscopic Varices Band Ligation and Gastric Variceal Sclerotherapy, crucial techniques in the management of variceal bleeding. In the realm of Lower G.I. Endoscopy, Dr. Yousaf provides expertise in Diagnostic Colonoscopy, aiding in the early detection and management of colorectal issues. His comprehensive clinical services cater to patients seeking high-quality care for a diverse range of gastrointestinal concerns, ensuring that they receive accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatments under his skilled guidance.

Professor Dr. Muhammad Haroon Yousaf’s research interests encompass a wide array of topics in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, reflecting his dedication to advancing medical knowledge and patient care:

·         A comparative study of efficacy and safety of three antimicrobials in the treatment of enteric infections.

·         Hepatitis B vaccination: An experience in one hundred health personnel over three years at Services Hospital, Lahore.

·         Comparison of Lomefloxacin vs. Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole in Acute Bacterial Diarrhea.

·         Management of Severe Hepatic Injuries.

·         Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An approach towards a positive diagnosis.

·         Diagnosis of Chronic Liver Diseases: Various Alternatives.

·         Amoebic Liver Abscess: Comparing Chemotherapy alone with additional Aspiration.

·         A Comparative study of Efficacy and safety of Lansoprazole and Cimetidine in the treatment of Duodenal Ulcer.

·         Variceal Hemorrhage: Comparison of Octreotide and Sclerotherapy.

·         Frequency of Risk Factors for Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus.

·         Incidence and Pattern of Deranged Liver Functions in Patients with Dengue Fever.

·         Experience of Histoacryl Injection in Gastric Varices.

·         Early prediction of therapy response in patients and benefits of treatment extension in non-responders.

Dr. Yousaf’s extensive research portfolio demonstrates his commitment to exploring a broad spectrum of issues related to gastrointestinal health, liver diseases, and therapeutic approaches, contributing significantly to the advancement of medical science in these areas.

2020  Masters in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK- Scholar

Supervisors: Jerome Perriera, Sue Downe, Jenny Smith, Steven Thrush, Harun E Thomas

2020 Masters in Medical Education (MME), University of Lahore, 2020.

2020 FACS (USA)- Fellow of American College of Surgeons (Fellowship # 3339374)

2016 FRCS (GenSurg) Joint Colleges Specialty Fellowship Board in General Surgery; FRCS (England) Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellowship No. 9163659)

2012 Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS), in General Surgery,

2008 MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), Passed Part 1 & 2

2005 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Surgical Research, 2002-2005, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA) Supervisor: Prof Stanley W Ashley, Malcolm Robinson

2000     Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 2000

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Department Chair, Surgery & Allied, March 31,2023 to date

Associate Professor of Surgery, SMDC, Lahore

Pakistan Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons Association

General Secretary, 2017

Society of Surgeons Pakistan, Lahore Chapter

Secretary Publications 2021-todate

  • Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology & G.I EndoscopyExaminer
  • Pakistan Society of Hepatology
  • Vice President of Pakistan society of Gastroenterology & G.I. Endoscopy Karachi Pakistan
  • Co Chairman (IRB Committee) Shalamar Hospital Lahore Pakistan

1.     A Comparative Study Of Efficacy And Safety Of Three Antimicrobials In The Treatment Of Enteric 1992 M.Haroon Yousuf,S.S Hassain, A. Mohsin, Nusrat Ara Vol6(2);46-48

2.     Effect Of Oral Nifedipine Im Patients With Irritable Bowel 1992 Pak.J. Gastroenterology Aftab Mohsin, M Haroon Yousuf, Nusrat Ara Vol6(1);28-31.

3.     Hepatitis B Vaccination: An Experience In One Hundred Heath Personnel Over Three Years At Services Hospital, Lahore. 1993 Pak.J. Gasstroenterology Amohsin, Akhter Rasheed, M Haroon Yousuf, Waheed Uz Zaman Tariq, Zahoor Ul Hassan, Wasim Amir,S. Hasnain Syed Vol7;19-22

4.     Frequency Of Risk Factors For Transmission Of Hepatitis C Virus. 2004 Pak.J. M.Johar Amin.M.Haroon Yousuf,Sajjad Iqbal,M.Anees,Asim Murtaza,Alia Ali Johar,Ayesha Saleem. Vol18 No1 32-35

5.     Hcv Infected Patients: Assessment Of Major Genotypes And Sub Types Of Hepatitis C Virus Jun,2007 Professional Medical Journal Sajjad Iqbal, Rashid Ahmed, Muhammad Haroon Yousuf Vol14(2)

6.     Incidence And Patron Of Deranged Liver Functions In Patients With Dengue Fever. 2010 Pak.J. Muhammad Haroon Yousuf, M. Mumtaz Athar, Nauman Dawood, Iftikhar Yousaf Vol25 (1) 41-45

7.     Experience Of Histoacryl Injection In Gastric Varices. 2011 Journal Of Rawalpindi Medical College M. Mumtaz Athar, M. Haroon Yousuf, Ali Haider. Vol15(2);96-98

8.     Incidence And Patron Of Deranged Liver Functions In Patients With Dengue Fever 2011 Pakistan J. Gastroentrology Muhammad Haroon Yousuf, M. Mumtaz Athar, Nauman Dawood, Iftikhar Yousaf. Vol25

9.     Lture And Sensitivity Pattern Of Ascetic Fluid In Patients With Liver Cirrhosis Complicated With Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. 2011 Pakistan J. Gastroentrology M. Mumtaz Athar, M. Haroon Yousuf, Ali Haider, Nida Arshad. Vol25(1)

10.   Experience Of Histoacryl Injection In Gastric Varices 2011 Journal Of Rawalpindi Medical College M. Mumtaz Athar, M. Haroon Yousuf, Ali Haider. Journal Of Rawalpindi Medical College

11.   Efficacy Of Rifaximin Innervations Of Recurrent Hepatic Encephalopaphy In Liver Cirrhosis 2013 Pakistan J. Gastroentrology Dr. M. Iftikhar Yousaf, Dr. Madeeha Gulzar, Dr. Mariyam Ali Wala, Dr. Mina Khalid And Prof.M Haroon Yousaf Vol27, Page 25 To 30.

12.   Epidemiological Changing In Hepatitis C Virus Geno Type And Their Roots Of Transformation In 2013 Pakistan J. Gastroentrology Dr. Sajjad Iqbal, Prof. M. Haroon Yousaf, And Dr. Rasheed Zaya Page 13 To 20.

13.   Early Prediction Of Therapy Response In Patients And Benefits Of Treatment Extension In Non-Responders. 2015 The Professional   Medical Journal Dr Sajjad Iqbal, Dr. Khalil U Rehman, Dr Muhammad Haroon Yousuf, Dr Nazish Jahan Vol22 No. 4,432-438

14.   Decompensated Cirrhosis; Prevalence Of Gastric Varices. 2015 The Professional Medical Journal M. Haroon Yousuf Vol. 22 No. 11 1397-1402

15.   Adducing Misery To The Insult: Mycobacterium Tuberculosis And Hiv Co- Infection: 2016 Biomedicat Dr. Tahir Naeem,Dr. Maryam R. Tarar ,Dr. Asma Sadia ,Prof. Mujeeb –Ur- Rehman  Abid Butt , Prof. M.Haroon Yousaf, And Dr. Saleem-Uz- Zaman Adhami Vol32, 1, 49

16.   Dramatic Response Of Hep C Patients Chronically With Hep C Virus Geno Type 3 To Sofosbuvir-Based Therapys In Punjab, Pakistan: A Prospective Study:  2017 World J. Gastroentrology Dr.Sajjad Iqbal, Prof.  M. Haroon Yousaf, Dr. M. Iftikhar Yousaf:  Page 7099-7905.

17.   Sofosbuvir Adveres Events Profiles In A Subset Of Pakistan Population 2018 Jcpsp Dr Sarwat Iqbal, Prof. M. Haroon Yousaf, Dr. Ayesha Raza And Dr. M. Iftikhar  Yousaf: Vol28 No 2 Page 146 To 149.