The fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Peds ID) is a structured training program accredited with College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan.

Eligibility Criteria: It is a 2nd fellowship program. Candidates must be FCPS from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan in Pediatrics or be eligible for it.

Hospitals approved for Fellowship program in ID: The following hospitals are approved for fellowship training:

The Training

It is a full time fellowship program of 2 years duration.


  • To develop complementary competencies in clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory sciences related to infectious diseases.
  • Supervising faculty includes pediatric infectious disease consultants, adult infectious disease consultants, microbiologists, radiologists, epidemiologists, and public health/infection control experts.


  • Presentations, journal club, guideline reviews and lectures in the respective training centers
  • ID-clinicopathological meeting every month, where fellows are required to present an interesting ID case
  • In-service exam, every month. The exam is prepared according to the FCPS guidelines so that the fellows get the opportunity to have in-depth reading and training in how to appear in final examination


  • The fellows are required to do an original research and publish their work in a peer reviewed journal during their 2 years training


  • FCPS examination requires proof of training in ID and microbiology, e-log book maintenance and proof of acceptance of the research article in a peer reviewed journal.
  • The first examination for FCPS in Peds ID is yet to be held.

Following are the names of Faculty currently practicing as Pediatric infectious Disease Faculty in Pakistan.

S No. Faculty Institute Designation
1 Prof. (Retired) Muhammad Ashraf Sultan Mid City Hospital, Lahore Director and Professor
2 Professor Asad Ali Aga Khan Univerity Hospital, Karachi Professor and Associate Dean (Research)
3 Professor Ejaz Ahmed Khan Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Professor of Pediatrics
4 Dr. Farah Naz Qamar Aga Khan Univerity, Hospital, Karachi Associate Professor
5 Dr. Fatima Mir Aga Khan Univerity, Hospital, Karachi Associate Professor
6 Dr. Fyezah Jehan Aga Khan Univerity, Hospital, Karachi Associate Professor
7 Dr. Ali Faisal Saleem Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Associate Professor
8 Dr. Samreen Kulsoom Zaidi Sindh Infectious Diseases Hospital, Karachi. Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Sonia Qureshi Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Assistant Professor
10 Dr. M. Faheem Afzal King Edward Medical University, Lahore Associate Professor
11 Dr. Hanif Kamal Liaquat National Hospital,Karachi Assistant Professor
12 Dr. Samina Junejo The Indus Hospital Karachi Consultant, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
13 Dr. Khalid Saleem Nishtar Medical Hospital, Multan Consultant