Dr.Abdul Rehman Alvi from Passu, Gojal-Hunza receive the prestigious fellowship of ‘The American College of Surgeons’. Talking to our correspondent he said that FACS is a fellowship awarded to those academic Surgeons who are working in universities in academic position for 5 years and published many scientific research articles in international journals and new fellow is endorsed by 4 academic Surgeons having FACS degree. This year 9 Surgeons from Pakistan including Dr.Rehman Alvi and 7 surgeons were AKUH faculty members. Dr. Rehman Alvi , After MBBS completed 5 years of post graduate training from AKUH and subsequently received his FCPS in 1996 from college of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan and FRCS from Royal college of Surgeons, Glasgow. He is examiner for FCPS examination for college of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan and chair post graduate programmes in Department of surgery AKUH since 2012.
Dr. Rehman Alvi has published 35 research articles in peer reviewed national and international journals.