I operate on Doctors and Professors and their close families mainly from all over Pakistan an honour for me. I operated on this senior orthopaedic surgeon from Islamabad endoscopic pituitary tumour, his statement.
Zeeshan Faisal, a resident of Charsadda, was suffering from a chronic disease since the age of 5, which made him struggle to lead a healthy and active life. From UK and US at Shifa International Hospital Islamabad. ′′ Temporary Lobe Surgery ′′ was successfully performed under the supervision of Zeeshan’s innovative technique under the supervision … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Temporary Lobe Surgery"</span>
Multidisciplinary Approach To Spinal & Vascular Problems
Now Pakistanis don’t have to travel abroad for treatment. We provide multidisciplinary approach in treating patients with spinal vascular abnormalities. Thanks to our interventional radiologists at Shifa International. Some images from my last patient a very renowned doctor in Rawalpindi. From paraplegic to walking without support in 2 weeks
My patients prefer reciting religious and Quranic verses rather then musical instruments e.g Violin during awake brain surgery. Happy to operate on anyone who plays musical instruments if they prefer. https://www.facebook.com/drakbaralikhanneurosurgeon/videos/200590094390532/
Ruptured brain aneurysms. I am one of a few surgeons in the region including KPK who can treat this surgically. Here are some shots from the last case. Patient was Grade 1 with ruptured ACOM aneurysm. Discharged home 3 rd post op day. https://www.facebook.com/drakbaralikhanneurosurgeon/videos/174256503690558/
I performed the first ever endoscopic posterior fossa arachnoid cyst surgery in the region. This 7 yr old was brought to me by her parents as I am the only endoscopic neurosurgeon in this region. She has made a good recovery, thanks be to Allah.
Flexible Endoscopic I performed Pakistan’s first ever flexible endoscopic treatment for a large arachnoid cyst in the thoracic spinal cord. Being the only one trained and expert to do these procedures in Pakistan, I seem to get the most complex and challenging cases. By using a flexible endoscope, which Shifa international has made available for … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Flexible Endoscopic"</span>
Suprasellar meningioma I am a true advocate for advancing surgical techniques, having introduced minimally invasive and awake surgical techniques to the region. However, for certain cases there is no substitute for more traditional approaches, and the finely tuned hand-eye co-ordination of a highly trained surgeon. Suprasellar meningioma is a tumour causing gradual loss of vision … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Suprasellar meningioma"</span>
Now that I have established a minimally invasive neurosurgery service at SHIFA International Hospital Islamabad, I am focusing on teaching and training my trainees. This has been possible thanks to the dedication of theatre staff and the anaesthetic team at SHIFA. Minimally invasive surgeries have brought with them new instruments, endoscopes, neuronavigation and latest surgical … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Minimally invasive surgeries"</span>
Spinal Fracture A patient had presented with a spinal fracture and was in pain and losing power in his legs. It was a very satisfying experience to treat his condition minimally invasively and do percutaneous spinal fracture fixation rather than making big cuts. He was able to mobilise and go home the same day instead … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Spinal Fracture"</span>
Brain Tumour I reviewed this patient 4 months after surgery. She had a brain tumour which was considered inoperable by most neurosurgeons in the country. I offered her surgery and did endoscopic resection of the brain tumour. I almost had tears in my eyes when I saw her back in clinic healthy and well … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Brain Tumour"</span>
Vestibular Schwanoma Vestibular Schwanoma is a tumour in a very sensitive part of the brain. It requires great skill to operate in this part of the brain because of important structures present in this area close to brain stem.One of a few neurosurgeons to offer surgery for this in the region. I operated on this … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Vestibular Schwanoma"</span>
Wernicke’s Brain Tumour I have operated on some of the most complex brain tumour cases in Pakistan, including awake brain tumour surgery which I introduced in this region of Pakistan. This tumour was affecting Wernicke’s area, the speech area of the brain and causing a sensory dysphasia, meaning inability to understand what is being said. … Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Wernicke’s Brain Tumour"</span>