Bone Oncology Workshop

In May 2023, the Department of Orthopedic Surgery Unit-II at King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital Lahore spearheaded the “Bone Oncology Seminar” to foster academic and research excellence within the faculty. Prof. Dr. Faisal Masood orchestrated the event in collaboration with the Faculty of Orthopedic Surgery of King Edward Medical University, Aga Khan University Karachi, Sheikh Zayed Medical College Lahore, and the Oncology Forum of Pakistan Orthopedic Association.

Prof. Dr. Mahmood Ayyaz, Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University, inaugurated the seminar, offering valuable insights. Prof. Syed Asghar Naqi, Chairman of the Department of Surgery, emphasized the collaborative efforts in amputation surgery, while Prof. Abrar Ashraf Ali, Director of Medical Education, lauded the Orthopaedic Department’s initiatives.

The academic sessions featured lectures by Prof. Faisal Masood on Bone Oncology Overview, Prof. Masood Umer from Aga Khan University discussing bone tumor diagnosis and treatments, and Prof. Syed Wasif Ali Shah addressing Giant Cell Tumors. Dr. Abbas Khokhar, Head of Oncology Department, presented updates on new treatment options for bone tumors.

The seminar attracted teaching faculty and postgraduate residents from Mayo Hospital and other institutions. Dr. Munir Ahmed Malik, MS Mayo Hospital, distributed shields among distinguished guests, and Prof. Faisal Masood concluded the event with gratitude to all participants and guests.