Faculty of Health and Medical Science

Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry (HCM&D) trains students for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). The programme of studies for the award of MBBS degree has been so designed as to produce well disciplined, knowledgeable, motivated and hardworking graduates with emphasis on community orientation, especially rural communities. The purpose of this programme is to equip the graduates with theoretical knowledge, psychomotor skills and clinical understanding so that they are able to compete with the best available human resource in the field.

Fourteen batches of MBBS students and 10 batches of BDS students have passed since the inception of the college. Many of them have won laurels for this institution by earning name in the examinations like FCPS, FDS, FRDS, USMLE and M.Sc. in dental subjects locally and from abroad with high scores. Total graduates till to date in MBBS are 1273 and in BDS 337. Presently 578 students are enrolled in MBBS programme and 194 in BDS program. Foreign students from Canada, Saudi Arabia, Iran, India, Germany, Bahrain, Malaysia and Nepal are studying at the college. The college has excellent and secure hostel facilities for boys and girls. HCM&D is included in the list of permanent members of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council under section of PMDC Ordinance 1962 and hence in WHO Directory of Accredited Medical Colleges.

Clinical Training

The clinical training is an integral and important aspect of medical education. Realizing its significance, the college imparts clinical training at the following hospitals:

  1. Hamdard University Hospital (Taj Medical Complex) M.A. Jinnah Road Karachi l Hamdard University Dental Hospital (North Nazimabad Karachi) (for dental students)
  2. Valika Hospital (K.V. Social Security Hospital) , Site Karachi
  3. Namet Begum Hospital

Hamdard University Hospital (Taj Medical Complex)

Hamdard University Hospital, a 300- bedded hospital, has departments of Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Neurology, Nephrology, Otorhino-laryngology (ENT), Ophthalmology (EYE), Paediatrics, Anaesthesiology, Radiology, Orthopedics, Orthopedics, Dermatology and Psychiatry.

The hospital has facilities of ICU, dialysis unit, lithotripsy, physiotherapy, pathological lab, neonatal ICU, diagnostic imaging, emergency, outpatient department and, Pharmacy. It also has the facility of clinical skills lab, learning resource centre (LRC), pathological museum and a digital library for medical students.

Hamdard University Dental Hospital

Hamdard University Dental College and Hospital is situated in North Nazimabad Karachi which imparts theoretical and clinical training to students of dentistry. It is equipped with state-of-art technology in dentistry.

There are 75 dental units for 50 admissions. The hospital provides services and training in various disciplines of dentistry. Apart from teaching and training to students, the hospital extends its services to a large number of patients who visit this hospital for dental treatment at very nominal charges.