Rashid Jooma

Former Trustee

Location: Asia, Pakistan

M.B.B.S. (Dow Medical College, Karachi) 1976

FRCS (England) 1980

FRCS (Surgical Neurology) Edinburgh) 1984


Gold Medal for Medicine, Final MBBS.

Professional Training

Neurosurgery (1980-1984)

  • Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, London
  • Hospital for Sick Children, London
  • Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
  • Baptist Hospital, Memphis, TN

Fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery (1992-1993)

  • University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati

Previous Appointments

  • Director General, Federal Ministry of Health
  • Executive Director, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi
  • Professor and Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi

Current Appointments

  • Surg Cmdr (Hony) PNS Shifa, Karachi
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi

Other  Positions

  • National Co-coordinator, Primary Trauma Care
  • Principal Investigator, Road Traffic Injury Research & Prevention Centre, JPMC.
  • Vice Chairman, Governor’s Advisory Group on Road Safety.
  • Director Project Hope, Telemedicine Project of Sindh
  • Trustee, Primary Trauma Care Foundation (UK)
  • Trustee, Neurocare


Original Papers in Indexed Journals : 41

Editorals, letters : 7

Book Chapters : 3

Gold Honour

This award recognises that the individual has organised at least 4 PTC Course cascades and has trained at least 10 instructors.

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