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23 Best Family Physicians in North Nazimabad, Karachi

Also known as Family Medicine Specialist

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Dr. Anita Haroon

Nephrologist, Health Checkups, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Primary Care Physician, Critical Care Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

M.R.C.P., F.C.P.S (Nephrology), M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience
98% (909) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Anita Haroon

Nephrologist, Health Checkups, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Primary Care Physician, Critical Care Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

M.R.C.P., F.C.P.S (Nephrology), M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience
I visited for some weird symptoms. By hearing my symptoms, Doctor has identified as an acid reflex. She is so clear in explaining me the cause which helped me to understand more

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Dr. Ali Haroon

Gastroenterologist, Family Physician, Consultant Physician, Hepatologist

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S, MRCP

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
98% (180) Satisfied Satisfied

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Gastroenterologist, Family Physician, Consultant Physician, Hepatologist

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S, MRCP

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
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Dr. Mahwish Abbas

Cardiologist, Family Physician

M.B.B.S., Dip. in Cardiology

Under 15 Min Wait Time
5 Years Experience
100% (11) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Mahwish Abbas

Cardiologist, Family Physician

M.B.B.S., Dip. in Cardiology

Under 15 Min Wait Time
5 Years Experience
I would like to express my deep gratitude for your professionalism. Thank you so much Doctor Sahiba... You were highly courteous, extraordinarily professional and exceptionally kind
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Dr. Khalid Jalisi

General Physician, Family Physician

M.B.B.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
40 Years Experience
100% (12) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Khalid Jalisi

General Physician, Family Physician

M.B.B.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
40 Years Experience
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Dr. Imtiaz Khalid

Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, General Physician, Family Physician, Consultant Physician

MBBS, MRCP (Ireland)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
98% (162) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Imtiaz Khalid

Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, General Physician, Family Physician, Consultant Physician

MBBS, MRCP (Ireland)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
Dr. Imtiaz Khalid is very friendly & open-minded. She's not condescending or rude like a lot of doctors I've seen. She is great! Recommended !
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Dr. Kausar Abuzar

General Physician, Family Physician

M.B.B.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
100% (2) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Kausar Abuzar

General Physician, Family Physician

M.B.B.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
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Dr. Iftikhar Haider Naqvi

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
22 Years Experience
95% (82) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Iftikhar Haider Naqvi

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
22 Years Experience
Good experince with doctor but Staff is not cooprative. Waiting time also too long
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Dr. Amani Amir

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, Pain Management Specialist, Critical Care Physician, Hematologist, Diabetologist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
100% (46) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Amani Amir

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, Pain Management Specialist, Critical Care Physician, Hematologist, Diabetologist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
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Dr. Asma Ali

Family Physician

M.B.B.S, M.S (Public Health)

13 Years Experience

Dr. Asma Ali

Family Physician

M.B.B.S, M.S (Public Health)

13 Years Experience
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Dr. Muhammad Kamil

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
100% (11) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Muhammad Kamil

Internal Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
The doctor was very helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. A very positive experience, overall!

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Who is a Family Physician?

Family physicians (خاندانی معالج) are doctors who dispense primary care to people. They are trained to treat ailments concerning children and adults, alike. Also known as GPs (جنرل فزیشن ), family physicians are capable of dealing with miscellaneous issues around the body.

When should you see a Family Physician?

A family physician is generally a patient’s first point of contact. Any ailments, regarding different diseases around the body, are initially addressed by them. It is also necessary to visit a family physician also for health screenings as well.

Patients also need the help of family physician when they need counseling for their wellbeing. They can guide patients with regards to lifestyle changes, support groups etc.

Moreover, they also guide patients with regards to specialist care, since the healthcare system is complicated, and laypeople cannot thus navigate it with ease.

You also need to see a family physician for the management of chronic ailments like heart disease, diabetes etc. Family planning is also their domain.

What are a Family Physician’s main areas of concern?

A family physician (ماہر طب) is responsible for providing comprehensive medical care to the patients.

They are also concerned with contextualized care; medical ailments are also linked to the societal problems and issues, and thus, it is pertinent for GPs to be aware of these nuances.

Family physicians also help prevent diseases. In this endeavor, they play a role in driving awareness campaigns for holistic impact on the society. However, they also have an important role in the care of the individuals as well.

These experts also facilitate in the process of immunization and other medications that are required for the wellbeing of the patients. Conducting annual physical exams, especially in high-risk older patients, is also the domain of the family medicine specialist. They play a pivotal role in people access to healthcare facilities as well.

Since one doctor tends to treat the entire family, they have more nuanced understanding of the patient health, and thus their diagnosis is effective and accurate. Furthermore, GP also helps the patient family deal with the illness, and they thus play a more personal role in the lives of the patients

They are also involved in dispensing preventive care as well. Alongside this, family physicians are also involved in understanding the community level issues that have an impact on the psychological, behavioral, and physical health of the patients.

Family medicine specialists also carry out multiple procedures like vasectomy, endoscopy, skin procedure. They also deliver emergency care alongside catering to injuries.

What are the most common diseases overseen by Family Physicians in Pakistan?

Pakistan faces a great disease burden, perpetuated by various factors. There is dearth of knowledge amongst the masses with regards to lifestyle habits that lead to chronic ailments. The standards of hygiene are poor at best, aggravating the case of communicable diseases.

Moreover, smoking, and other vices are also prevalent in the society. Masses do not have access to resources like parks that allows for better physical and mental health.

Similarly, weak rules and policing also allow for dangerous practices like reusing of the syringes. Suffice to say, the challenges faced by family physicians are great.

While they treat a wide range of diseases, some are more common than the others. According to the research published in JPMA, following are some of the salient diseases:

Disease

Percentage of Patients Affected

Gastroenteritis

13%

Diseases of genito-urinary tract

12.6%

Injuries

10.9%

Diseases of the Eyes

9.9%

Malaria

6.2%

Respiratory diseases

5.8%

Tuberculosis

4.4%

Fevers

5.1%

Diseases of nervous system

2.6%

Diseases of bones, joints and muscles

2%

Skin diseases

1.8%

Diseases of the ear, nose, throat

1.5%

Tumors

1.2%

Dental diseases

1.1%

Other diseases

20.4%

How to become a Family Physician in Pakistan?

To become the best family physician in Lahore, (خاندانی معالج), one has to complete their M.B.B.S, after which they need to do their house job as well. They then have to start their specialization in family medicine, which is a subset of internal medicine. Successfully passing all the exams and completing training set up by CPSP, Pakistan certifies one as a qualified family physician.

What kinds of Family Physicians are there?

Family physicians deal with a wide range of issues, but some cater to more specific problems. These subspecialities include:

  • Diabetologist: Managing diabetes is pertinent, as otherwise, it wreaks havoc on the body. Experts of this field facilitate in the disease management.
  • OB-GYN: Obstetrics is concerned with the care of pregnancy women, and gynecology concerns with the reproductive care of women. These experts then cater to the sexual wellbeing of the women.
  • Pediatrician: These experts deal with the problems pertaining to children and adolescents

What are Family Physicians called in Pakistan?

Family physicians are also referred to as:

  • General Physician
  • GP
  • Mahir-e-Tib
  • خاندانی معالج
  • ماہر طب
  • جنرل معالج
  • جنرل فزیشن

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the best Family Physician in North Nazimabad Karachi?

10 best Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi are:

  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Dr. Imtiaz Khalid
  • Dr. Ali Haroon
  • Dr. Iftikhar Haider Naqvi
  • Dr. Amani Amir
  • Dr. Shaista Ahmed
  • Dr. Khalid Jalisi
  • Dr. Imran Mehmood
  • Dr. Mahwish Abbas
  • Dr. Muhammad Kamil

Who are the most experienced Family Physician in North Nazimabad Karachi?

10 most experienced Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi are:

  • Dr. Khalid Jalisi
  • Dr. Kausar Abuzar
  • Dr. Shaista Ahmed
  • Dr. Muhammad Kamil
  • Dr. Imtiaz Khalid
  • Dr. Iftikhar Haider Naqvi
  • Dr. Asma Ali
  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Dr. Amani Amir
  • Dr. Ali Haroon

How can I book an appointment with a Family Physician in North Nazimabad Karachi?

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What is the fee range of the best Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi?

The fee for the top Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi ranges from Rs. 300 to 2,500. You can pay at reception when you visit the doctor.

Are there any additional charges to book an appointment with a Family Physician in North Nazimabad Karachi through oladoc?

There are no additional charges when you book through oladoc.

What does a Family Physician do?

General physicians are concerned with primary care with regards to biological ailments, behavioral problems and clinical issues faced by the patients.

Family physicians in North Nazimabad, Karachi are also responsible for dispensing care for the society at large, without any biases hindering their commitment to serve.

They are concerned with treating the most common ailments in the community, like diabetes, TB, asthma, etc. These experts also deal with seasonal problems like flu, cold, heatstroke etc.

They also handle disease breakout, for example, dengue fever, and other similar epidemics. Family physicians (خاندانی معالج) are also responsible for long-term care of their patients.

Family medicine specialists also make referral to specialist doctors for more complicated and specific diseases.

How do I choose a Family Physician?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a Family Physician, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust

Who are the best Family Physician near me in North Nazimabad Karachi?

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Which Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi charge the lowest fee?

5 Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi which charge the lowest fee are:

  • Dr. Kausar Abuzar
  • Dr. Ahmer Ali
  • Dr. Khalid Jalisi
  • Dr. Mahwish Abbas
  • Dr. Asma Ali

Who are the best female Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi?

7 best female Family Physicians in North Nazimabad Karachi are:

  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Dr. Imtiaz Khalid
  • Dr. Shaista Ahmed
  • Dr. Mahwish Abbas
  • Dr. Kausar Abuzar
  • Dr. Yusra Shahrukh Siddiqui
  • Dr. Asma Ali

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