Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Pervez is currently working as Head of Thoracic Surgery in Sharif Medical & Dental college Lahore, Pakistan. He did his Graduation from Allama Iqbal Medical college, Lahore and joined a tertiary care chest hospital in Lahore. He worked in various capicities in this 1500 bedded hospital and after doing his post graduation from Punjab University, Lahore he served the same prestegious institution, Gulab Devi Hospital, Lahore as Head of Thoracic Surgery. He has done a lot of work in Thoracic surgery with a particular interest in VATS ( video- assisted thoracoscpy). He is deeply involved in managing Thoracic Trauma and looking after Accident & emergency department in his past as well as current appointments. He has been a member of American thoracic society, asian pacific society of resperology, saudi thoracic society, society of cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons Pakistan and Pakistan chest society. He has presented a number of papers in international and national conferences and has many publications on his credit in various national & international journals. He has been training residents in Thoracic surgery . He has a wide experience of managing thoracic emergencies as well as planned diagnostic and therapeutic procedures both by open and minimal access surgery.
Dr. Shabbir is intersted in VATS in trauma and diagnostic procedures where minimal access surgery is needed. He also intends to train more and more doctors in this field. He is more inclined towards academic activities that include research work as well as its presentation