Shalamar Hospital

Prof. Saleem Uz Zaman

Consultant & Professor of Pulmonology
Head of Department
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonology
Shalamar Hospital and Medical & Dental College Lahore.

About Prof. Saleem

Dr. Saleem Uz Zaman Adhami, a highly qualified pulmonologist and head of the Pulmonology Department at Shalamar Hospital, Lahore, holds an MBBS from King Edward Medical College (1987), MRCP (UK) (1995), and FRCP (Glasg) (2012). He has served as a Professor of Medicine and Pulmonology since October 2020, having previously been an Associate Professor from 2015 to 2020 and an Assistant Professor from 2009 to 2015. Dr. Adhami joined Shalamar Hospital in 1999, where he established a pulmonology unit with bronchoscopy and spirometry facilities. He has a rich history of appointments in the UK and Pakistan, including positions at Castle Hill Hospital and Queen’s Hospital. His research contributions include studies on tuberculosis, heroin effects on fetal liver, HbA1c determination, and vitamin D deficiency. Dr. Adhami is dedicated to advancing pulmonology through clinical practice, teaching, and research. 

Professor and Head of Department of Pulmonology, Shalamar Medical and Dental College, Lahore

Dr. Saleem Uz Zaman Adhami, as head of the Pulmonology Department at Shalamar Hospital, Lahore, offers extensive clinical services in respiratory medicine. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and tuberculosis, he oversees a unit equipped with advanced bronchoscopy and spirometry capabilities. Dr. Adhami’s clinical approach integrates his expertise from appointments at renowned institutions in the UK and Pakistan, including Castle Hill Hospital and Queen’s Hospital. His research interests span diverse topics in pulmonary medicine, including tuberculosis diagnostics, heroin’s impact on fetal health, and diabetes management. Dr. Adhami is committed to advancing patient care standards through comprehensive treatment plans tailored to individual needs, alongside his dedication to teaching and mentoring medical students and conducting impactful research in pulmonology.

Dr. Saleem Uz Zaman Adhami’s research interests encompass a broad spectrum within pulmonology, focusing on significant areas such as tuberculosis diagnostics, the impact of heroin on fetal liver health, and advancements in HbA1c determination methods. His scholarly contributions extend to exploring the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and parathyroid hormone levels, as well as variations in the branching patterns of the aortic arch. Dr. Adhami has also investigated the knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding chronic kidney disease among medical officers. With a career marked by contributions to prestigious journals and academic forums, he remains dedicated to advancing pulmonary medicine through innovative research and evidence-based practice, thereby enhancing diagnostic accuracy and treatment efficacy in respiratory diseases.

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Professor of Medicine and Pulmonology October 2020 to date

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Associate Professor Medicine and Pulmonology. April 2015 to October 2020

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Assistant Professor 1-09-2009 to April 2015

Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore

Jinnah Memorial Trust Hospital

Medical Specialist & Pulmonologist 3-12-1997 to 30-06-98

Castle Hill Hospital (Regional Cardiothoracic Unit) Cottingham, East Yorkshire,

Specialist Registrar: Thoracic and General Medicine (Yorkshire Deanery)

Queen’s Hospital (Burton District Hospital) Button-on-Trent, Staffs

RMO: General Medicine (Rotation) 01-02-1994 to 31-07-1995

Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Welwyn Garden City, Herts

SHO General Medicine 01-02-1993 to 31-01-1994

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, Ireland

SHO (Honorary) General Medicine 25-07-1992 to 08-09-1992

Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Medical Officer General Medicine 08-03-1989 to 11-11-1991

Rehman Clinic, Lahore, Pakistan

Medical Officer General Medicine 01-11-1988 to 07-03-1989

House Officer Mayo Hospital, Lahore

Burns & Plastic Surgery 01-02-1988 to 31-05-1988

General Surgery (Prof. Ijaz Ahsan) 01-10-1987 to 31-01-1988

General Medicine (Prof. N. Ansari) 01-04-1987 to 30-09-1987

  • 2012 FRCP(Glasg)
  • 1995 MRCS
  • 1992  PLAB Test
  • 1987       Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B;B.S) King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

1. Percentage of CD4+ and CD8+ T-Lymphocytes in blood of Tuberculosis patients By Nadeem Afzal, Khursheed Javed, Saleem uz Zaman et al. (J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2010; 22(4) page 183-187)

2. Effects of single dose of heroin on the foetal liver in mice By Muhammad Jabeen Akhtar, Syed Jaffer Hassan and Saleem uz Zaman Adhami (J F JMC Vol. 4 No. 4 OCT-DEC 2010 page 10-14)

3. Comparison of cation exchange HPLC and immunoturbidimetric method for determination of HbA1c By Farzana Yasmeen, Asim Mumtaz, Saleem uz Zaman Adhami and Sajid A. Qureshi (Biomedica vol. 27 (Jul. – Dec. 2011) page 161-165)

4. A tuberculous anal fistula (A case report) By S Adhami, G Duthie and M Greenstone (Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Vol. 92 Sept. 1999 page 467-468)

5. ImportanImportace of polymerase chain reaction in diagnosis of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis By Sajjad Iqbal, Rashid Ahmed, Saleem uz Zaman Adhami, Asim Mumtaz(Journal of Ayub Medical College 23(1)Jan-March 2011 page 73-76)

6. Parathyroid hormone and magnesium levels in Vitamin D deficient females By Sana Qayyum Khan, Saleem uz Zaman,Toqeer Ali Butt, Asim Mumtaz and Sajid Azeem Qureshi(BIOMEDICA Vol 29, April-June ,2013)

7. Variations in the branching pattern of Aortic Arch By Muhammed Jabeen Akhter, Saleem uz Zaman Adhami, Syed Jaffer Hassan(Pakistan Post Graduate Medical Journal ,Volume 23 Number 2 Apr- Jun, 2012 page 50-54)

8 .Knowledge Attitude and Practice (KAP)of Chronic Kidneys Disease among Medical Officers of Teaching Hospitals of Lahore By Muhammed Anees, Asim Mumtaz, Saleem uz Zaman Adhami, Muhammed Ibrahim (Annals of King Edward Medical University page 5-12) V0l 20 issue 1 Jan to Mar 2014