Professor Dr. Afsar Ali Bhatti graduated from Nishtar Medical College in december 1986. After one year internship in medicine and surgery entered to four year compulsory residency program in the field of general surgery. He received his fellowship from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan in march 1996. Later he worked as senior registrar in surgery for five years and assistant professor surgery for 4 years at Allama Iqbal Medical College / Jinnah Hospital Lahore (tertiary care center having more than fourteen hundred bed capacity). Later he worked as asassociate professor of surgery for seven years at PGMI / Lahore General Hospital Lahore.
Professor Dr. Afsar Ali Bhatti is currently working as Head of the Department of Surgery at Post Graduate Medical Institute / Ameer Ud Din Medical College / Lahore General Hospital, Lahore which is also a tertiary care hospital in the metropolitan city Lahore, Pakistan. He is also working asConsultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon at Doctors Hospital Lahore.
Professor Dr. Afsar Ali Bhatti has got very vast experience in cancer surgery with special interest in thyroid/parathyroid, breast, esophageal, stomach and colo-rectal cancers. He has credit of published original article on esophageal cancer and corrosive strictures with promising results. He is also well versed with metabolic and obesity control surgery e.g. abdominoplasty, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gall stone disease. In addition he is also preforming other advanced laparoscopic procedures like tep/tapp hernia repair, varicocele ligation and laparoscopic colectomies.