Introduction

Dow University Hospital was established in the year 2009. It serves as a tertiary care University Hospital attached to Dow International Medical College for teaching and training of MBBS & Post-graduate students. The Dow hospital is a 5 story building, with large capacity of 1000 beds, fully equipped emergency room, spacious general wards, semi-private rooms, private rooms, an operation theater complex and labor rooms. It is also equipped with most modern facilities and units for treatment of surgical and medical problems, like the 12 bedded ICU and HDU, Nursery, Special Care Unit, Endoscopy Units, and the Liver Transplant Center. The hospital consists of Ultrasound, Echocardiography and pharmacy besides Seminar Rooms, a cafeteria, and the administrative departments.

 

All types of routine and specialized surgeries are carried out by qualified and experienced surgeons of every specialty, including neurosurgery, cardiac surgery and even plastic surgery. The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is also fully equipped with ventilators and other required equipment and monitors. High Dependency Unit (HDU) is meant for serious patients, not requiring ventilators. 10 dialysis machines are providing services till late night daily, separate machines are designated for Hepatitis B and C patients. A new dialysis lab has also been created to meet with demand for dialysis around the clock. A lab collection point is placed within the Dow Hospital to facilitate indoor and emergency patients, besides specialized collection centers all over the city, and interior of Sindh.