Prof. Shahzad Shams presently works as Head and Professor of Neurosurgery Department at Lahore General Hospital, LGH, Lahore.


1978-79 (School)

  • Member School debating society
  • Deputy Chief Prefect

1979-80 (College)

  • Honorable mention for excellence in studies
  • Certificate of service in National cadet corps

1981-87 (King Edward Medical College)

  • Squash College Colour
  • Captain Squash Club of KEMC
  • College Squash open champion
  • Winner Interclass Rifle Shooting
  • Certificate of Merit at KEMC Silver Jubilee

1988 (As Demonstrator)

  • Most Favourite Anatomy Demonstrator at KEMC
  • Traveled to USA and visited 20 states hitchhiking including Hawaii and Grand Canyon

1989-92 (As Registrar General Surgery)

  • Honour of performing maximum operations as resident at Mayo Hospital, Lahore

1993-1996 (As Resident of Neurosurgery)

  • Conducted research on role of emergency cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis.
  • Traveled to UK, Japan, Hongkong, Singapore, Seoul, Korea

1997-1998 (As Senior Registrar Neurosurgery)

  • Research work on Minimal neurosurgical techniques was done.
  • Computer assisted Stereotactic Surgery started after research.
  • Traveled to Holland, Switzerland.
  • Traveling Fellowship Awarded by Royal College of Glasgow, UK

1998-2003 (As Assistant Professor)

Selected for Fellowship Programme to work with worlds best Neurosurgeon in USA, Prof. Laligham Sekhar of George Washington University.

2003-2004( As Chief & Head of Department)

  • Regular OPD was launched in Room No. 9 twice weekly
  • Increased the bed strength from 8 to 35
  • All sorts of Elective Major Brain and Spine surgery performed
  • Round the clock emergency coverage established
  • Training of Residents for Fellowship and Master of Neurosurgery pioneered.


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