Dr. Zaheer Ahmed Gill

Dr. Zaheer Ahmed Gill

MBBS, FCPS, MSc

Dr. Zaheer Ahmed Gill is working as a Consultant and Assistant Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Combined Military Hospital Karachi. He is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College and did his Internship at Jinnah Hospital Lahore in 1999. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM) and passed the exit exam in 2007 to become the Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS). Later Dr. Zaheer went to Turkey for advance training at TSK Rehabilitation Ve Bakim Merkezi, Ankara. In 2012, he completed his beBionic Certification in Upper Limb Prosthesis at the London Prosthetic Center. He also did Masters in Pain Medicine from Riphah International University Islamabad in 2013.
Dr. Zaheer Gill is a prolific researcher and scholar. He has organized and participated in various academic events locally and abroad and has presented his research at national and international conferences. He is the recipient of travel grants from the Asian Spinal Cord Network Conference) and ISPRM (International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine) to present his work at International platforms. Dr. Zaheer also serves as a reviewer for Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, Rawal Medical journal and Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. He is a member board of external examiners at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) Karachi and also serves as a paper setter/examiner at College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP).
Throughout his registrar ship at Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rawalpindi, he remained actively involved in the training and teaching of PMR residents, Nursing Officers, Assistants, and Physiotherapists for Class I & II training under Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI) Rawalpindi. He was proactively involved in teaching and delivering hands on training to general duty doctors and nursing staff in spinal injury rehabilitation after the devastating earthquake of Oct 2005 in Pakistan in which rehabilitation of more than 400 acute spinal cord injuries took place at AFIRM. He was also assigned to evaluate rehab residents and BSc. Physiotherapy students during their in-service examinations.He likes poetry and reading. During his leisure time, he plays golf and enjoys watching sports and movies

Special Interests

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Amputee Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Soft Tissue Orthopedic Rehab

Publications by Dr. Zaheer Ahmed Gill