Nishtar Hospital

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Nishtar Hospital
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Nishtar Medical University & Hospital
Location Nishtar Road, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Care system Tertiary care
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Nishtar Medical University[1]
Beds 1800
Founded October 1, 1953
Website Official Website
Lists Hospitals in Pakistan

Nishtar Hospital is a teaching hospital of Nishtar Medical University, located in Multan, Pakistan. It is a tertiary care hospital, serving a large population of South Punjab, adjoining areas of Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.


It is named after Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar, a Pakistan Movement activist, celebrated companion of Father of Nation Muhammad Ali Jinnah and then Governor of Punjab, Pakistan.

The construction of the Nishtar Hospital block started in 1953. The basic idea and its plan was provided by Dr. M. J. Bhutta. It started functioning with 80 beds on October 1, 1953.[2] Hospital's total bed capacity currently stands at 1,800, which is one of the largest in the country. Hospital now has 24 departments and divisions, over 31 wards, a burn unit, an outpatient and Accident & Emergency Department, in addition to 15 operation theaters. Currently Dr. Qureshi is the Medical Superintendent of the hospital.


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Coordinates: 30°12′09″N 71°26′40″E / 30.20250°N 71.44444°E / 30.20250; 71.44444

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