​D​epartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine​

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Aga Khan University is a unique/distinguish establishment which serves the clinical laboratory of Aga Khan University Hospital with academic interest. This department is heavily engaged in undergraduate, postgraduate and technologist training programs. It provides professional training for higher degree in four major areas of Pathology (Chemical Pathology, Hematology, Histopathology, and Microbiology). Currently, there are approximately 61​ Faculty, including 3 part time, 2 visiting faculty members, and 41 Residents.​



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Message from the Chair
​Welcome to the webpage of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi, Pakistan. This department is a very dynamic and academic unit. It is also the largest Department of Pathology in the country.
Message from the Chair Prof Afia Zafar

​Departmental ​Blog ​​

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Each year, the de​partment offers residency in its four sections i.e Chemical pathology, Haematology, Histopathology and Microbiology. As we all know, ​residency training has a huge impact on our career; hence residency in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at AKU all​ows residents to work with challenging cases in the presence of expert faculty. Each year, a number of residents are enrolled in the department who are offered focused and in-depth learning environment in each section. Residents are encouraged to use their clinical judgment to recommend or approve laboratory tests. ​Read More​

Dr. Sana Brohi
Chief Resident

Department of Pathology and Labo​ratory Medicine