Lieutenant Colonel ( Retd)Dr Zahid Rustam graduated from Army medical College in 1994 .He Completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) from Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM) Rawalpindi Pakistan in 2003. later he went abroad for advance training from United Kingdom , United States , Australia and Saudi-arabia During his training abroad , he worked in few of the world’s most famous Heath facilities like Cleveland Clinic USA, National hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery UK , King Fahd Medical City KSA etc . He earned Diploma In Clinical Neurology from UCL London, Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from Royal College of Physicians London and Diploma In Musculoskeletal Medicine UK .In addition he also earned American Board Certifications from American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (Intra-operative monitoring) USA .
Dr Zahid Rustam has vast years experience of managing patients with diverse illnesses like stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injuries, amputees, musculoskeletal disabilities , patients with chronic pain etc. He is one of the pioneers in the country starting latest Technique of Radio frequency Nerve ablation ,Platelet rich plasma (PRP)and prolozone therapy for chronic pain due to Osteoarthritis Knee Hip and Spine .
Presently Dr Zahid Rustam heads his own practice ,Islamabad Pain Spine and Stroke center G-8 Markaz and practices mainly Interventional Pain management for chronic pain (mainly Backache neck and other chronic Pain ),Musculoskeletal & Electro-diagnostic Medicine, Geriatric/elderly care Medicine and Neuro-Rehabilitation .