A dedicated Cardiac specific emergency service has been established at Peshawar Institute of Cardiology, the emergency department is designated and limited to take care of Cardiac emergencies only with services available 24/7. The department is equiped with a dedicated, trained and specialized cardiac emergencies including Acute coronary syndrome (Heart Attack), Heart failure, Valvular Heart diseases, Cardiac Trauma, Post cardiac surgical patients and emergency congenital cardiac services.

There has been a lot of effort put in to collaborate and establish a co-ordinated plan with the emergencies of regional and provincial hospitals along with the ambulance services for timely referal, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients. 

The key note for the cardiac emergency department of PIC is to establish and provide primary PCI for patients with Heart attack along with strong surgical backup for 24 hours fullfiling the most important aspect of cardiac care in the province.

Dr. Abid Ullah

Assistant Professor & Head of Department ( Cardiology )