The Department of Physiology at Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences stands as a fundamental academic pillar, boasting a well-equipped laboratory solely dedicated to the exploration of the intricacies of the human body’s normal functioning with practical applications. Our department plays a pivotal role in medical education, offering students a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of various physiological processes in health. Moreover, we actively engage in collaborations with other departments, bridging the gap between basic sciences and clinical medicine.


Our esteemed faculty, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Adnan Kanpurwala, is a source of pride. With their high qualifications, unwavering dedication, and extensive experience, they are instrumental in imparting medical knowledge to our students. The Department of Physiology plays a pivotal role in nurturing future healthcare professionals, instilling in them not only competence but also a deep understanding of the intricacies of the human body.



Prof Dr Adnan Kanpurwala

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Adnan Kanpurwala
, a stalwart in the field of Physiology, has been at the helm of the Department of Physiology for the past 7 years. His illustrious career spans over 17 years, marked by a profound commitment to Physiology and research. Dr. Kanpurwala’s expertise extends beyond Physiology, with notable qualifications including an MBA in Health Management and a master’s in medical education from AKU, underscoring his dedication to both healthcare administration and medical pedagogy.


Today marks the beginning of a new chapter filled with opportunities for growth, discovery, and collaboration. Physiology, with its intricate study of the human’s functions and mechanisms, serves as a cornerstone of our understanding of life itself. It is a field that not only challenges the intellect but also nourishes the spirit of exploration.
To our esteemed students, I extend a warm welcome as you immerse yourselves in the wonders of physiology. Your journey through this discipline will be one of profound discovery. I encourage you to embrace curiosity, question assumptions, and foster a deep appreciation for the functions of the human body.
let us strive for excellence in all that we do. Let us embrace the challenges that lie ahead with courage and determination, knowing that with hard work and perseverance, anything is possible.
I am confident that together, we will accomplish great things and inspire a passion for learning that will last a lifetime.
With gratitude and optimism for the future.

 Name:              BRIG DR. ABDUL QADIR  
 Qualification:  MBBS, MSC-MPhil, MCPS

 Name:              LT COL. YASIR FAROOQ
 Qualification:  MBBS, FCPS

 Name:              DR. RABIYA ALI
 Qualification:  MBBS, MPhil, PhD(Cont.)                                CHPE

 Name:              DR. SAMIRA AMJAD
 Designation:   LECTURER
 Qualification:  MBBS, MCPS,                                                     Phil(Scholar)

 Name:              MAJ (R) DR. M.AMJAD
 Designation:   LECTURER
 Qualification:  MBBS, MBA

 Name:              DR. FAIZA SHEIKH
 Designation:   SENIOR LECTURER
 Qualification:  MBBS, MPhil, CHPE