Muhammed Aasim Yusuf
Muhammed Aasim Yusuf is a gastroenterologist with a particular interest and expertise in therapeutic endoscopy in gastrointestinal cancer. He graduated from the King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1986 and trained in internal medicine in Canterbury, and then in Gastroenterology in Birmingham, in the UK. He received his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the UK in 1991, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2000. Towards the end of 1994, he returned to Pakistan to join the commissioning team at Pakistan’s first tertiary care cancer centre, the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, in Lahore, Pakistan.
He became Head of the Department of Internal Medicine in 1999, and was appointed to the position of Medical Director in 2004.
His main research and clinical interests are in gastrointestinal endoscopy, particularly as applied to cancer care.