Famous Physicians from Pakistan

Updated June 14, 2019 13.8k views 9 items

List of notable or famous physicians from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in Pakistan and even some popular physicians who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from Pakistan is included when available.

This list is made up of many different people, including Ayub K. Ommaya and Dr. Mohsin Mighiana.

This historic physicians from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani physicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicians from Pakistan?" These prominent physicians of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani physicians.

Use this list of renowned Pakistani physicians to discover some new physicians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)
Amna Buttar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicians from Pakistan
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Amna Buttar (born 1962) is a Pakistani American medical doctor and former member of Provincial Assembly of the Punjab. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Pakistan

Asif Farrukhi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from Pakistan
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Asif Farrukhi

Asif Aslam Farrukhi (Urdu: آصف اسلم فرخی‎), is a Pakistani writer and editor who is a physician by training. He has translated books from English into Urdu. He has edited and compiled anthologies of Pakistani writers. He also writes for Dawn and other newspapers, and periodicals on literature. He has received the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, the fourth highest civilian honour of Pakistan. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Ayub K. Ommaya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from Pakistan
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Ayub Khan Ommaya, MD, ScD (h.c.), FRCS, FACS (April 14, 1930, in Mian Channu – July 11, 2008, in Islamabad) was a Pakistani American neurosurgeon and the inventor of the Ommaya reservoir. The reservoir is used to provide chemotherapy directly to the tumor site for brain tumors. Ommaya was also a leading expert in traumatic brain injuries. Ommaya was featured in the article "The Muslims who shaped America – from brain surgeons to rappers" A review article published in 2016 highlights his academic and neurosurgical contributions. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1930-2008)

Birthplace: Mian Channu, Pakistan

Mohsin Mighiana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from Pakistan
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Mohsin Mighiana

Dr. Mohsin Maghiana (Urdu: ڈاکٹر محسن مگھیانہ) (born 1 January 1956) is a Pakistani physician, writer, columnist and humorist. He is mostly recognized by his literary and humorous works. He was born as Niaz Ali Ahmad Khan Mighiana (Urdu: نیاز علی احمد خان مگھیانہ) in the city of Jhang, Pakistan. During his high school education, he decided to write his own poetry and chose Mohsin (Urdu: محسن) as his takhallus or pen name. He couldn't become a poet but he went on using Mohsin as his pen name in his literary works during school and made it officially part of his name before going to college which resulted in Niaz Ali Mohsin Mighiana (Urdu: نیاز علی محسن مگھیانہ) as his full name. However, on ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63