DR. MEHRUKH ARSHAD

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

An experienced and skilled General Practitioner with valid DHA eligibility and UK license with full
registration by GMC. Available to join immediately and looking for long term steady growth.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.B.B.S – Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery- December 2013 Zia Uddin Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Passed PLAB 1 exam in Dubai (March 2016) and PLAB 2 exam in Manchester (June 2016)
  • Passed EMSTrex - Emirates Specialist Training entrance exam – March 2015
  • A-Level equivalent - Intermediate - August 2008, B.A.M.M. P.E.CH.S. Govt. College for Women, Karachi, Pakistan
  • O-Level equivalent - Matriculation - September 2006, The Mama Parsi Girls’ Secondary School, Karachi, Pakistan

EXPERIENCE:

January 2015 – January 2017 – Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Worked as a “Resident Medical Officer” in Medical Unit for a period of 2 years and in Outpatient department during the same time period.
Obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, diagnosing and managing
patients. • Managing all sorts of medical emergencies and making appropriate referrals. •
Ensuring the accuracy of all documentation. • Performing different medical procedures. •
Educating patients regarding conditions and treatment options. • Strictly maintaining
confidentiality of patients, families and colleagues

January to December 2014 – AKUH (Aga Khan University Hospital), Karachi, Pakistan.
I rotated in both Medicine and Surgery departments for 6 months each.
– Sub rotations in Medicine department: Emergency medicine, Internal medicine and Paediatric medicine.
– Sub rotations in Surgery department: Neurosurgery, Urology and General Surgery

PROFESSIONAL LICENSING:

– Issued Eligibility letter of General Practitioner by Dubai Health Regulation Department on 27/12/2017
– Full registration with license to practise from GMC UK ( General Medical Council)
– Full registration with license to practise from PMDC (Pakistan Medical and Dental Counsel)

CLINICAL SKILLS:

Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, Emergency and critical care, History taking, Physical examination, Patient care, I/V Cannulation, Ascitic and pleural taps, Catheterization, Skin suturing, Wound dressing, Interpretation of radiographs, Developed good patient counselling skills and how to break a bad news, Nasogastric intubation, Lumber Puncture and CPR.

CLINICAL ELECTIVES:

  • Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH)- The Department of Paediatrics - in July 2013 with Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Billo.
  • National institute of Child Health (NICH) - the Department of Paediatrics - in June 2013 with Dr. Khalid M. A. Khan for the second time during my M.B.B.S.
  • Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) - Department of Gynaecology - in November 2012 with Dr. Afia Ansar.
  • Civil Hospital Karachi - Department of Internel Medicine - in November 2011.
  • Tabba Heart Institute - Department of Cardiac Medicine and Cardiac Surgery - in October 2010 with Dr. Bashir Haneef
  • National Institute of Child Health (NICH) - Department of Paediatric Medicine (Unit-1) - in October 2009 with Dr. Khalid M. A. Khan

LANGUAGES:

English (Fluent), Urdu(Fluent), Arabic(Basic), Hindi(Fluent), Punjabi(Basic)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING/ WORKSHOPS:

  • Attended full day training at the basic Surgical Skills Workshop held on 23/08/2014, organized by Postgraduate Medical Education Department at Aga Khan University, Karachi.
  • Helped organize Basic Life Support (BLS) Workshops in final year of M.B.B.S.
  • Attended and later on organized several workshops to teach surgical knot tying techniques.
  • Attended the 3day ‘17 th International Rheumatology Conference 2013’ held at Marriot Hotel, Karachi, Pakistan.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Selected as the Valedictorian of AKUH – Aga Khan University Hospital during my Internship period in 2014.
  • Trained as an American Heart Association (AHA) Certified Basic life Support (BLS) instructor in 2013.

VOLUNTEER WORK:

  • Appointed as the TREASURER of an NGO – Welfare Association for the Ill and Deprived (AID) during M.B.B.S.
  • Attended and helped organize several blood donation campaigns, basic surgical training workshop, Basic Life Support (BLS) workshops, Continued Medical Education (CME), bake sales and movie nights for fund raising
  • Attended several Polio Campaigns during M.B.B.S. particularly focusing the Shireen Jinnah Colony, Karachi, Pakistan.