Surgical Department of Saidu Medical College and Saidu Teaching Hospital, Swat is headed byAssociate Professor Dr. Manzoor Ali FRCS since this was established in 2001. This Department has rich faculty including two Associate Professors, three Assistant Professors, two Senior Registrars, three consultant surgeons and a number of resident surgical doctors. Its infrastructure includes two independent surgical units with a total of 106 beds, state of the art fully equipped operation theatres, out patient department, offices and seminar rooms etc. In year 2009, admission intake was 12745, outpatient load of 20532, operations performed were 7397 major and 958 minor. In addition 1248 bomb blast victims were treated.
Aims of the department are, to promote health in the form of high quality preoperative, operative, postoperative care and rehabilitation provided to the patient, impart training to trainee medical officers, medical students, nurses and paramedical students, keep our staff updated by various bedside and ward side teachings and meetings as well as to encourage faculty and junior doctors to conduct research.