Prof. Dr. Shaista Masood Khan
Consultant Breast Surgeon
Prof. Dr. Shaista Masood Khan graduated with an MBBS from Dow University of Health Sciences in 1972 and became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 1981. Currently she is a Consultant, General Surgeon and Clinic in charge, Breast Clinic at Aga Khan University Hospital.
Among many accolades that Dr. Khan has won over the years, some of her remarkable ones include the Sitara-e-Imtiaz Pakistan Award, Outstanding Teacher’s Award (AKUH), Lifetime Achievement Award, Satha Innovation Award and Honorary Fellowship Pakistan Society of Clinical Oncology.
Prof. Dr. Khan has over 3 decades’ experience and interest in breast disorders. She worked as a pioneer in establishing Section of Breast Surgery in AKUH. She also established first Fellowship in Breast Surgery in Pakistan securing affiliation with European Breast Centres Network and College of Physician & Surgeons Pakistan.
She has special interests and expertise in managing early and advanced breast cancer, including breast screening, oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery, sentinal node biopsy and high risk breast screening.