Saleem Islam

Quaid-e-Azam Professor
Section of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery

Chair, Department of Surgery

Telephone: 92 21 34864741



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MPH, University of Massachusetts, 2006
MBBS, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1992


  • Pediatric Surgery, University of Michigan, USA, 2001-2003
  • General Surgery, University of Massachusetts, USA, 1994-2001

Research interests

  • Clinical outcomes in surgery
  • Intestinal and gastric motility disorders in children
  • Colorectal Surgery in children
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery in neonates and children
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Global Surgery


  • Division Chief Paediatric Surgery, University of Florida, USA, 2015-2022
  • Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Florida, USA, 2015-2022
  • Associate Professor, Surgery and Paediatrics, University of Florida, USA, 2007-2015

Clinical profile information

Clinical designation

Consultant Paediatric General and Thoracic Surgeon


  • Neonatal and infant minimally Invasive (MIS) Surgery 
  • Pediatric surgical oncology, and surgery for congenital Anomalies
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery in neonates, infants and children
  • Colorectal surgery in infants and children
  • Pediatric surgical oncology
  • Congenital anomalies in neonates – Surgical correction
  • Inflammatory bowel disease in children
  • Motility disorders in children
  • Esophageal strictures

Created on:10/19/2022 Last modified:07/17/2023