Prof. Dr. Mozaffer Rahim Hingorjo


Prof. Dr. Mozaffer Rahim Hingorjo


Head of Dept. & Chairperson



Dow Medical College, DUHS


MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), MPhil & PhD (Physiology)


1. Hingorjo MR, Rashid MN, Parveen N, Riaz L, Shahid RA, & Hasan Z. Association of Resistin with Components of Metabolic Syndrome in Our Local Population. Journal of Bahria University Medical and Dental College. 2022. 12(02), 88–92.
2. Ghani R, Hingorjo MR, Khan SP, Naseeb U, Emad S, Khattak AK, Iqbal AF, Sarhadi M, Sarhadi N. 2021. Role of C- Reactive protein and gamma-glutamyl transferase in the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome. Int Res J Med Med Sci, 9(4): 118-124
3. Rafique S, Hingorjo MR, Mumtaz M, Qureshi MA. The role of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D and Vitamin D binding protein in periodontitis. Pak J Med Sci. 2019. 35(3):847. Cited by 11
4. Hingorjo MR, Zehra S, Hashmat S and Qureshi MA. Leptin as a predictor of anthropometric cutoff points for obesity. J of Pak Pharma Sciences 2019. 32(2):483-490.
5. Hingorjo MR, Zehra S, Saleem S, Qureshi MA. Serum Interleukin-15 and its relationship with adiposity indices before and after short-term endurance exercise. Pak J Med Sci. 2018;34(5):1125-1131. Cited by 26
6. Hingorjo MR, Zehra S, Hasan Z, Qureshi MA. Cardiorespiratory fitness and its association with adiposity indices in young adults. Pak J Med Sci. 2017;33(3):659-664. Cited by 32
7. Hingorjo MR, Zehra S, Imran E, Qureshi MA. Neck Circumference: A supplemental tool for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome. J Pak Med Assoc. 2016; 66: 1221-6. Cited by 39
8. Rahim M, Rahim M, Rahim MA, Hingorjo MR, Sharafat S, Shaikh Z, Qureshi MA. Association of nutritional status and serum leptin in offspring of diabetic parents of Karachi, Pakistan. J Dow Uni Health Sci 2016; 10(2): 43-48.
9. Hingorjo MR, Qureshi MA, Mehdi A. Neck circumference as a useful marker of obesity: a comparison with body mass index and waist circumference. J Pak Med Assoc. 2012; 62(1): 36-40. Cited by 218
10. Hingorjo MR, Jaleel F. Analysis of one-best MCQs: the difficulty index, discrimination index, and distractor efficiency. J Pak Med Assoc. 2012; 62(2): 142-7. Cited by 296
11. Mehdi A, Hingorjo MR, Ali MM. Susceptibility pattern of streptococcal isolates from oral cavity against commonly used antibiotics. J Pak Dent Assoc. 2012; 21(1): 35-8.
12. Waseem F, Qureshi MA, Hingorjo MR. Level of C-Reactive Protein in patients with chronic periodontitis. J Pak Dent Assoc. 2011; 30(3):143-7. Cited by 2
13. Kumar A, Hingorjo MR, Mehdi A, Khan A. Tooth extraction and low dose aspirin: common practice in Karachi. J Pak Dent Assoc 2010; 20(2):00-00. Cited by 1
14. Kumar A, Khan A, Mehdi A, Ali P, Hingorjo MR. Drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Karachi. Med Channel 2010; 16(4):517-9.
15. Hingorjo MR, Jaleel F, Mehdi A. Oral health aspects of primary school children in three major cities of Pakistan. J Pak Dent Assoc 2010; 19(4):211-5. Cited by 8
16. Hingorjo MR, Syed S, Qureshi MA. Overweight and obesity in students of a dental college of Karachi: lifestyle influence and measurement by an appropriate anthropometric index. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Aug; 59(8): 528-532. Cited by 67
17. Syed S, Hingorjo MR, Charania A, Qureshi MA. Anthropometric and metabolic indicators in hypertensive patients. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009 Jul; 19(7): 421-427. Cited by 15
18. Hingorjo MR, Syed S. Presentation, staging and diagnosis of lymphoma: a clinical perspective. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2008 Oct; 20(4): 100-103. Cited by 27
19. Hingorjo MR. Ehlers-danlos syndrome--clinical presentation. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008 May; 58(5): 279- 281. Cited by 1
20. Hingorjo MR, Syed S. Qureshi MA. Role of exercise in osteoporosis prevention--current concepts. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008 Feb; 58(2): 78-81. Cited by 54
21. Syed S, Rahim M, Javed M, Qureshi MA. Changes in blood pressure, BMI and ECG Patterns in women using low- dose contraceptives. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2008 Jan; 18(1): 31-36. Cited by 1
22. Hingorjo MR, Syed S, Hashmat S, Qureshi MA. The effects of brushing habits and salivary pH on caries status of first year dental students at a private Dental College in Karachi. J Pak Dent Assoc. 2007 Dec; 16(4): 174-180. Cited by 4
23. Hingorjo MR, Syed S, Qureshi MA, Kumar A. Current trends in type 1 diabetes mellitus--stem cells and beyond. J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Dec; 57(12): 603-606. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18173044. Cited by 2

Abstracts Published / Presented at National Meetings

24. Sitwat Zehra, Mozaffer Rahim Hingorjo, Erum Imran & Masood Anwar Qureshi. Circulating adipokine levels and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. Endocrine Abstracts (2016) 41 EP452 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.41. EP452 – Cited by 1
25. Hingorjo MR, Syed S, Pabaney AH. (2008, December). Is BMI still a good indicator of obesity in Asian population? Oral Presentation presented at 7thHamdard Symposium, Access to healthcare for all. Karachi, Pakistan.
26. Hingorjo MR, Syed S, Qureshi MA. (2003, December). Stem cells in dentistry: a perspective. Oral Presentation presented at: 7th Pakistan International Dental Congress; Islamabad, Pakistan.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts (In Review)

27. Owais M, Hingorjo MR, Siddiqui S, Ali YS. 2023. Psychological stress and salivary cortisol levels in chronic periodontitis patients—A case control study. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. Publication Status: Submitted (stage – In Review).
28. Hingorjo MR, Nisa A. 2023. Exploring the role of adult wrist circumference as a potential indicator of obesity. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. Publication Status: Submitted (stage – In Review).
29. Hingorjo MR, Syed S. Shahid RA, Riaz L, Butt F, Huda N. Physical activity: an underutilized tool in the treatment of mental illness. Annals of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. 2023. Publication Status: Submitted.
30. Hashmat S, Hingorjo MR, Shahid RA, Ghani R, Rashid MN, Butt F. Relationship between lifestyle and oral health. Pakistan Journal of Medical Health and Sciences. 2023. Publication Status: Accepted for publication.
31. Ghani R, Hingorjo MR, Khan SP, Naseeb U, Emad S, Khattak AK, Iqbal AF, Sarhadi M, Sarhadi N. 2022. Liver enzyme correlated with C-Reactive Protein as a biomarker of Metabolic Syndrome in elderly patients. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular disease. Publication Status: Submitted.