Prof. Dr Abdul Majeed Chaudhry
Board of Governors
Cancer Research & Treatment Foundation
Professor Dr. Abdul Majeed Chaudhry is a renowned surgeon, educationist and an administrator. He is famous for his professionalism and academic interests. At present, he is working as Principal, Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore since 1st May 2010 after retiring from the Fatima Jinnah Medical College as Principal where he served for 3years.
Born on 1st of May 1950, passed MBBS in 1973, FRCS from Edinburgh, Glasgow in 1978, FCPS in 2005, MHPE (Masters in Medical Education) from Holland in 2008, was awarded Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka FCSSL in 2009.
Prof. Abdul Majeed Chaudhry is a well know figure in the field of Surgery in Pakistan who has always been trying to achieve excellence in the art and science of surgery. It his intention to provide practical, sustainable and yet affordable surgical solutions to the common problems which affects the majority of the population at large. A large number of his trainees are working in different capacity within country and abroad. As a teacher, he always commanded respect amongst his students/trainees who are now working in different capacities within country and abroad.
He is the President of the SAARC Surgical Care Society which was established in 1996. It has been the aspiration of the founders of the SAARC Surgical Care Society to share common goals, talents and resources among the surgical fraternity of the SAARC region, one sixth of the world’s population with a common cultural, socio economical background as well as disease patterns.
At King Edward Medical College/University he has served as Chairman Department of Surgery for more than a decade, where he started the official journal of King Edward Medical College namely Annals of King Edward Medical College. With his untiring efforts, it was not only recognized by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council but it was also indexed in IMMER Index Medicus.
He was the Project Director of Surgical Tower at Mayo Hospital, Lahore. He is on the editorial board of different research journals of country. He is the Patron of Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences.
He is examiner in FCPS (Surgery-Neurosurgery) of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan, MBBS, BDS, M.S (General Surgery), MS (Urology), MS (Ophthalmology), DGO of different universities of the country. He is advisor to the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, UK. He is advisor to the Punjab Public Service Commission for the selection of Senior Registrar, Assistant, Associate and Professor of Surgery and Surgical Specialties.
Prof. Majeed has more than 70 research papers in national and international journals to his credit. He is authors of Textbook “Essential of Surgery for Dental Students”, Handbook of Clinical Skills. A chapter on “Surgical Emergencies in Gynecological Practice” published in Textbook of Gynaecology. A book of Operative Surgery, a textbook of Surgery and Essentials of Practical Examination for Under graduates are under publication.
He is pioneer in Medical Education in Punjab, organized two International Conferences on Medical Education. He is helping renowned universities of Pakistan in running postgraduate courses in Medical Education. He is Chairman of National Curriculum Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council.