National Editorial Board

Professor Tanwir Khaliq
Chairman Department of Surgery
Dean Medical Education
MBBS, FCPS (Gen Surgery) (Pak), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng),
FRCS (Ire). DCPS (Medical Education), MCPS, (Medical Education),
FFSTEd(Surgical Training) FRCS Glasgow(Hon)

MBBS.With distinction Rawalpindi Medical College (Punjab University) 1984.
FCPS (General Surgery)Fellowship in SurgeryAwarded merit scholarship  The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 1989.
FRCSIreFellowship in Surgery The Royal College of surgeons of Ireland 1993.
FRCSEngFellowship in Surgery The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1993.
FRCSEd Fellowship in SurgeryThe Royal College of Surgeons of England 1993.
Fellowship in Minimally Access Surgery St George’s Hospital Medical School London 1998DCPS. (Diploma College of Physicians and Surgeons in Health Professions Education) with honours The College of Physicians and surgeons Pakistan 2009.
MCPS. (Membership College of Physicians and Surgeons in Health Professions Education) with honours The College of Physicians and surgeons Pakistan 2011.
FFSTEd (Fellowship of faculty of surgical trainers) awarded as recognition of contribution in medical education The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh  2013FRCS (Glasgow) Honorary Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 2016Member ACE RCPSGRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 2017


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association/CPSP Islamabad.    Updated 2015(26 Jan 2012)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association/CPSP Islamabad. Updated 2015    (27-28 Jan 2012)
  • Instructor BLS/ACLS since 2012.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (Instructor/Director) (ATLS ACS) Since June 2012                                        
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (student) (ATLS ACS) Jan 2008.
  • Primary Trauma Care Course;(student and instructor) PTC Foundation UK Jan 2008.
    1. Tahir Khaleeq, Nazia Ishaq, Tanwir Khaliq . Case report sweat gland carcinoma with lymphadenopathy j ayub med coll  Abbottabad 2016;28(3)614    
    2. Qurrat Al Ain Atif, Tanwir Khaliq . Case report Traumatic right diaphragmatic hernia; a delayed
    3. Presentation J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2016;28(3) 625
    4. Shabbir S,Jamal S ,Khaliq T . BISAP Vs Ranson in pancreatitis JCPSP May 2015
    5. Khaliq T Competencies of a specialist doctor in a Pakistani context JCPSP a view point June 2015
    6. Khaliq T Direct observation of procedural skills a special communication PAFMJ Dec 2014.
    7. Khaliq T,Malik K. Data collection in medical research. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2014; 10(2): 60-61
    8. Khaliq T. Differentiating Aspects of Various Research Strategies; Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2014; 10(1): 1-2
    9. Khaliq T,  Reliability of Results Produced Through Objectively Structured Assessment of Technical Skills (OSATS) for Endo-Tracheal Intubation (ETI) Journal of the   College of Physicians and Surgeons  Pakistan 2013, Vol. 23 (1): 51-55.
    10. Z M Khan, S Jamal, T Khaliq, S Shabbir. The frequency of various causes of breast lumps in female presenting to surgical OPD in a tertiary care hospital. APIMS 9(1); 2013 (online)
      1. Waqar SH, Jamal S, Rasheed R , Malik ZI, Khaliq T,et al. Analysis of Surgical Procedures for Breast Cancer in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences A Decade of Change Ann. Pak. Inst. Med. Sci. 2012; 8(3): 176-179
      2. SH Waqar,Z Razzaq,MM Khan,Khaliq T,MA Zahid,KU Zaman, Awareness of postgraduate residents regarding medical research-a tertiary care hospital experience RGMHR,3(1)33-41,.2012
      3. Ahmad R ,KhaliqT. Hyeprcalcaemia due to hyper parathyroidism leading to acute pancreatitis. Grand Round. Annals of PIMS 2012;8(4): 255-58
      4. T Teaching procedural skills (Editorial) .Annals of PIMS 2012;8(4). 205-06
      5. Zakaur Rab Siddiqui, Tanwir Khaliq, Syed Aslam Shah. A New Simple Scoring System for the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis JPMS: Volume 1, Issue 2 (July-September, 2011) (pages 32-37)
      6. Rafique U,Khaliq T,Jamal S.Inam A et al.Prolene mesh repair of inguinal hernia single vs double layer. JFJMC. 5(1)2011; 64-66.
      7. Sidra Shabbir,Shabana Jamal,Zainab Mahsal Khan,Israr Ahmed,Tanwir Khaliq Outcome of Vascular Trauma at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad; APIMS 7(1) 2011 ; 29-30
      8. Shabana Jamal,Zainab Khan,Israar Ahmed, Sidra Shabbir,Tanwir Khaliq Presentation and Outcome of Abdominal Tuberculosis in a Tertiary Care Unit. APIMS 7(1) 2011; 33-36
      9. Ahmed AM, Vohra LM, Khaliq T, Lehri AA. Diagnostic Accuracy of Alvarado Score in the Diagnosis of acute Appendicitis. Pak J Med Sci 2009; 25(1):118-121.
      10. Hadi SF, Khaliq T, Bilal N, et al. Treating infected diabetic wounds with super oxidized water as anti septic agent; a preliminary experience .JCPSP 2007 ; 17(12) 740-743.
      11. R H Zakri,T Khaliq , A.Inam, T Asghar . Prognostication of Acute Severe Pancreatitis; Which one of the Ranson’s and the APACHE.II Scoring System can serve as better prognostic tool in our set up? APIMS, Vol 2 No 4 2006; 256-59.
      12. Khan K, Rashid R, Khaliq T et al. Frequency of carcinoma in thyroidectomies for non-toxic multinodular goitre.APIMS 2005 ; 1(4) :206-10.
      13. Rashid R ,Haq SM,Khan K,Jamal S,Khaliq T.and Shah A. Benign breast  disorders A clinicopathological study. APIMS 2005; 1(4):187-90.
      14. Haider MH, Khaliq T, Ahmed N, Shah SA, Rasheed R, Fatima S, Jaffery RA. Sentinel node localization in breast carcinoma.J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Apr; 15(4):215-7.
      15. Khaliq T, Shah SA, Mehboob A. Outcome of rubber band ligation of haemorrhoids using suction ligator.J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2004 Oct-Dec; 16(4):34-7.
      16. Khaliq T ,Khawar ,A Shah A ,Mehboob A, Farooqui A .Unilateral Exploration For Primary Hyperparathyroidism J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2003 , 13(10) ; 588-91.s
      17. Ahmad M, Khaliq T, Ahmad N ,Ayub G H .Pancreatico-Jejunostomy For Chronic Pancreatitis. J Of Surg PIMS. June-Dec 2003 Vol 26.2.
      18. Khaliq T Portal hypertension due to choledochal cyst. A case report. JCPSP.APRIL 2002.
      19. K Tanwani, Khaliq T. Chronic hepatitis C. J of Surg PIMS 1, 23-24.2001
      20. Khaliq T, Afghan S, Haider MHR, Naqi SA and Islam A. p 53 mutation in carcinoma breast a clinicopathological study 51; 210 2001 June JPMA
      21. Haider MHR., Rashid R, Malik ZI and Khaliq T . Advanced laparoscopic surgery in Pakistan. 2000 the J of Surg PIMS 17-18.pp 2-5.
      22. Afghan S, Haider MHR, Khaliq T, Mazhar B and Ghazala Mehmood. Acute appendicitis in pregnancy 2000 the J of Surg PIMS 17 –18 pp 26-28.
      23. Khaliq, S., A Hameed. Khaliq, Q. Ayub, A. Mohyuddin, R. Qamar, K.Mazhar and S.Q.Mehdi. 2000. P53 mutations, polymorphisms and haplotypes in Pakistani ethnic groups and breast cancer patients. Genetic Testing.4 (1).
      24. Khaliq T, Malik Z I. Peripheral Vascular Injuries Due To Trauma. 1999. JCPSP vol 9 (12); 515- 517      
      25. Reddy KM, Stellakis MLC, Khaliq T and Fiennes AGTW. Interparietal hernia mimicking    malignant    small bowel obstruction. Hernia (1999) 3; 37-38.    
      26. Khaliq T., Jamal, S. & Malik, Z. I., Anterior Mediastinotomy. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol         13 14: 26-27 (1997).
      27. Khaliq, T., Jamal, Z., Malik Z. I. & Khan, S. H., Splenectomy for hematological disorders. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. 13 14: 34-36 (1997).
      28. Khaliq, T. & Nadeem, Z. M., Trichobezoar of stomach Quiz. Surgery, p 120a, (Medicine Group of Journals), England (1997).
      29. Khaliq, T., Malik, Z. I. & Jamal, S., True duplication of vas deferens. JPMA, Vol 47: 97 May 1997.
      30. Khaliq, T. & Nadeem, Z. M., Sigmoid Volvulus Quiz. Surgery, (Medicine Group of Journals), England (1996).
      31. Khaliq, T., Rashid, R., Khan, S. H., Hyder, Q. & Butt, J., Cavernous transformation of portal vein. J. Of Surg. PIMS, Vol. 10: 24-25 (1995).
      32. Khaliq, T., Rashid, R. & Malik, Z. I., Transverse testicular Ectopia. JPMA, Vol 45: 195 (July, 1995).
      33. Khaliq, T., Rashid, R., Khan, S. H. & Nadeem, Z. M., Intussusceptions due to appendiceal mucocoele; a case report and review of literature. JCPSP, Vol. V2: 88-92 (1995).
      34. Khaliq, T., Surgical training in Pakistan. Surgery (Medicine group of Journals) England. Vol. XII: 12 (1994). In Scalpel (Dec., 1995).
      35. Khan, S. H., Malik, Z. I., Khaliq, T., Rashid, R., Ali, A. & Ansari, S., Empyema Thoraces the J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. III & IV: 40 43 (1992).
      36. Khan, S. H, & Khaliq, T., Portal hypertension and bleeding esophageal varices. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. III & IV: I   II, 3 x4, (1992).
      37. Rashid, R., Khaliq, T., Khan, S. H., Jamal, S., Pasha, T. & Khan, S. U., and Lesion of subclavian artery: A report of 4 cases. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. II: 39 41 (1991).
      38. Khan, S. H., Qureshi, S. A., Khaliq, T., Rashid, R. & Jafferi, S., Close mitral commissurotomy. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. II: 28 38 (1991).
      39. Shah, A. S., Khaliq, T., Rehman, N. & Pasha, T., Surgery of the amoebic liver abscess. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. II: 22 24, 1991.
      40. Khan, S. H., Zahid, M. A., Khaliq, T., Rashid, R., Bhatti, M. A. & Rehman, N., Non operative treatment of acute appendicitis. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 49 50, (1990).
      41. Ahmed, N., Khaliq, T., Mehmood, A. & Tariq, N., Tuberculosis of the breast. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 46, (1990).
      42. Ayub, G. H., Khaliq, T., Ali, V. & Ashraf, M., Intraoperative colonic wash out: some new refinements. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 41 42, (1990).
      43. Khaliq, T., Fine needle aspiration of thyroid. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 37 39, (1990).
      44. Khan, S. H., Rehman, N., Ahmed, N. & Khaliq, T., Emergency surgery of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 34 36, (1990).
      45. Khaliq, T., Shah, A., Ahmed, N., Mehmood, A. & Rashid, R., Surgical management of nodular goitre: a review of 210 cases. The J. of Surg. PIMS, Vol. I: 21 25, (1990).
      46. Khan, S. H., Khaliq, T., Rashid, R., Rehman, N. & Khan, S. A., Oesophagectomy with and without Thoracotomy for carcinoma of oesophagus. The J. of Surg., PIMS, Vol. I: 7 12, (1990).
      47. Khan, S. H. & Khaliq, T., Evaluation of solitary cold nodule of thyroid FNABC as major diagnostic tool. J. PIMS Vol. I, No. 1: 11 13, (1990).
      48. Khan S. H. & Khaliq, T., Conservative surgery through obliteration of pericystic cavity and omentoplasty in hydatid disease of liver. J PIMS, Vol. I, No. 1: 25 27, (1990).
        Educational Workshops (for trainers in Surgery):
      • Advanced lap  bariatric surgery workshop 2016
      • Lap hernia workshop 2015
      • MCQs writing refresher workshop CPSP 5 June 2015
      • Advanced laparoscopic surgery workshop 2014
      • Refreshers courses BLS,ACLS,ATLS 2015
      • Refresher workshops on MCQs,EMQs and SAQs development CPSP April 2012
      • During membership course from 2008-2011 regularly attended various workshops on developing instructional strategies(PBL), assessment tools and programme evaluation workshops in medical education
      • Assessment of dissertations/thesis; Two days workshop April 2005 at College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan Islamabad.
      • One day workshop on TOACS setting (modified OSCE) College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan 31st July 2004
      • HTA in hospital practice an hands two days workshop by WHO Pakistan in Feb. 2004
      • CME implementation in Pakistan a hands on workshop 2003.
      • Teaching skills workshop. CPSP & WHO .6-8 Jan 2003
      • One best option type MCQs workshop. CPSP & WHO Workshop 15/3/02(1 day)
      • Task oriented assessment of clinical skills for trainers. Organized by CPSP.OCT 2001 at KRL General Hospital Islamabad.
      • Advanced OSCE Workshop by Dr. Neil Paget. At PIMS Islamabad. CPSP&WHO. 8-9/11/00.
      • Scinti mammography and sentinel node localization at PIMS. (NORI &IAEA Course) practical demonstration 2000 (2days)
      • Essential Surgical Skills Workshop Clinical coordinator and facilitator. Organized by the college of physicians and surgeons of Pakistan
      • Presentation (Communication) Skills workshop.. Postgraduate Education Centre, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, Sept. 1998. (2 days)
      • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Two-day course: 16-17 July 1998. (LIMITS), General Infirmary, Leeds.
      • Intermediate Laparoscopic Surgery. Three-day course: 13‑15 January 1998. (LIMITS) General Infirmary, Leeds.
      • Supervising Training Programme in Surgery. CPSP & RCS&P Glasgow, Workshop, PIMS, March 1997.
      • MCQs and ESSAYS Questions administration. CPSP & WHO Workshop, March 1996, CPSP, Karachi.
      • Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Paper Writing. 1996 Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi.
      • Educational Planning and Evaluation. CPSP & WHO Workshop. Rawalpindi General Hospital, Rawalpindi, 1995.
      • S.C.E Workshop. Organized by the CPSP at Rawalpindi   General    Hospital.  1999.