Consultant Radiologist

Dr. Zia Faruqui

Consultant Radiologist

Dr. Zia Faruqui

Dr Zia Faruqui is a consultant radiologist with more than thirty years of experience. He trained in radiology at the University of Manchester and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. He has worked as a consultant in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. He has held a teaching position in Allama Iqbal Medical College and was head of department and director at Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital. His special interests are in body and oncological Imaging and musculoskeletal Radiology. Zia provides radiology services to the Pakistan Cricket Board. He is one of the pioneers of PET CT imaging in Pakistan.

  • Work experience
  • Research and Publications

CONSULTANT RADIOLOGIST, The Diagnostic Centre, Lahore

Practice with a full range of imaging including MRI, CT, mammography and Doppler. WE perform imaging guided biopsies and some basic interventions. I continue to do PET CT and imaging sessions at Shaukat Khanum cancer hospital.

HEAD OF RADIOLOGY, Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital, 2007- 2013

Examiner for the Part II in Radiology for The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. I am also the official radiologist for the Pakistan Cricket Board.


Working as a locum radiologist in the UK for the last six years for six to eight weeks each year. Worked in Glasgow,London, Newcastle, Boston and Wake field Trust along with others.

Consultant Radiologist, Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia,  March 1997_July 1999.

Chief of Radiology, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan   December 1994_ Feb 1997.                  

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan Dec. 1993.

Senior Registrar, Hope Hospital, Manchester, UK, October1992_ October 1993.

  • Third World Issues in Breast Cancer detection
    Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (ISSN 0030-9982)
    F Badar, Z Faruqui, A Ashraf, N. Uddin
  • Induction Chemotherapy with Gemcitabine and Cisplatin in paranasal sinus tumours Journal of Clinical Oncology Part I Vol 24June 2006
  • Pathological Distribution of Cervical nodal metastases in early oral tongue Cancer
    Asian society of Oral and maxillofacial Surgeons, Annual meeting, Hong Kong Nov 2006
  • Tumour thickness as a predictor of neck node metastases at presentation in early T stage squamous cell carcinoma of tongue
    Journal of Clinical oncology Part I Vol 24 June 2006
  • Staging of GI Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal tumours Consensus Meeting, Karachi, Pakistan April 2006
  • MRI characteristics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma : Journal of Hepatology, April 97 Supl. 1 Vol 26 1997.
  • Ultrasound assessment of Internal derangement of the knee
    Belgian Ortho web 2206 No. 1 (Vol 72/1) p 72-76
    Z Khan, Z Faruqui, O Ogunbiyi, G Rooset, J Iqbal
    Armed Forces Hospital, Khamis Myshayt, Saudi Arabia
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Pakistan: Journal of Hepatology, April 97 Supl. 1 Vol 26 1997.
  • Treatment of metastatic Retinoblastoma with chemotherapy : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Council, December 1996.
  • Concomitant Radiotherapy and Cisplatin for the treatment of Invasive carcinoma of the bladder: Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan, spring 1997.
  • Vesicoureteric reflux in the adult patient: published Pakistan Journal of Radiology April-June 2000.
  • Percutaneous cholecystostomy. Pakistan Journal of Radiology Sep-Oct 2000.
  • Ultrasound assessment of meniscal and ligament injury in the knee: a comparison with MRI and arthroscopy: Scientific paper, RSNA Nov. 2000 meeting.
  • Turpentine Oil Inhalation Leading to Lung Necrosis and Empyema in a Toddler, AJ Khan, RP Akhtar and ZS Faruqui, Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol.  22, No. 5, May 2006

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