Punjab health dept sets up pain clinic at Mayo Hospital

Department has been set up under the radiology department

APP June 14, 2021


The provincial health department has established a pain clinic, under the Radiology Department, in Surgical Tower of Mayo Hospital Lahore.

According to the hospital officials on Sunday, Assistant Professor Dr Shehzad Karim Bhatti will supervise the pain clinic where people suffering from joint, muscle, back and slip-disc pain will be treated.

About the facility, Dr Shehzad said patients would be saved from the inconvenience of an operation and they would get significant relief from the pain.

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He further said that the launch of the pain clinic was of its own kind where it could start treatment of cancer patients also, along with other diseases.

Dr Shehzad appreciated the special guidance and cooperation of Mayo Hospital CEO Dr Saqib Saeed, KEMU VC Khalid Masood Gondal and Mayo Hospital MS Dr Iftikhar.

He stated that the machinery installed in the tower was not available in any other hospital in the province. “Modern medical facilities should be provided to the patients.”


Published in The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2021.


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