Dr. Mirza Shehab Afzal Baig after acquiring sixth position in the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Karachi, graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, in 1985. In 1986 he moved to UK for higher education and training.
Dr. Shehab Afzal Baig
Dr. Mirza Shehab Afzal Baig after acquiring sixth position in the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Karachi, graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, in 1985. In 1986 he moved to UK for higher education and training. After completing the requisite training in general surgery and major surgical specialties he got the FRCS in 1991.
In 1991, he started specialized training in Plastic Surgery and in the year 1996 managed to get a Certificate of completion of training from The Royal College of Surgeons in England, and in the same year a Diploma in Plastic Surgery from The British Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Baig then trained further in the highly specialized Plastic Surgery Centres in the UK with some of the world renowned surgeons who were of great repute internationally, and acquired the highest degree in Plastic Surgery in 1998 i.e. FRCS Plast, awarded by conjoined board of all the four Royal Colleges in UK and Ireland.
This distinguishes him as the only Plastic Surgeon in Pakistan at present with this prestigious degree.
During this period he attended regularly instructional courses and workshops and has many papers published in internationally recognized journals and has significant number of presentations to his credit.
After completion of training he took up a post of Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Nottingham City Hospital UK, before he finally returned to Pakistan in June 2000.
Since his return he has been working as a Consultant in Plastic Surgery at Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi. He is also part time faculty of Aga Khan Hospital. He has operating rights at OMI hospital and National Medical Centre.
Dr Shehab Baig has gradually over a period of time build up an excellent reputation in Cosmetic, Reconstructive and Hair Restorative surgery. He constantly updates himself by frequently travelling abroad, keeping pace with the recent journals and organizing regular workshops and seminars. His satisfied and happy patients are spread all over the country and abroad.
Dr. Baig is member of Pakistan Association of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Pakistan Association of Head & Neck Society, Pakistan Association of Hand Society, Permanent registration with General Medical Council (UK).
He is Chairperson of the Academic Council at Liaquat National Hospital, Examiner and supervisor for trainees in Plastic Surgery for FCPS exams.