Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases

About Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases

The OJHA INSTITUTE OF CHEST DISEASES (OICD) is the one of the three constituent institutes of the DUHS, since the University’s inception in December 2003. It was established as a TB sanatorium in 1939 in the form of 05 cottages by the family of Mr. Deep Chand Ojha, who was a well-known physiotherapist and whose donated his property for the relief of TB patients. It was extended to 65 Huts in 1942 by the AYURVEDIC TB relief association. During 1962 – 67, the Main Building of the Hospital was constructed with full facilities and bed strength of 350 beds. In 1973, it was upgraded from Sanatorium to Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, as it is referred to today.


The Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases (OICD) comprises of a 248-bedded hospital with five affiliated chest clinics.1-Malir Chest Clinic. 2- Liari Chest Clinic. 3-Nazimabad Chest Clinic. 4- Iqbalyaad Chest Clinic. 5- MDR-TB Clinic. Out of which the latter two are located within the DUHS Ojha sub-campus and the other three in various districts of Karachi. All diagnostic and therapeutic services are provided free of cost for both enrolled as well as out-patients. The hospital consists of three wards which include Pulmonology, Drug-resistant tuberculosis as well as Thoracic surgery. The Pulmonology ward is well equipped with advance facilities to diagnose and manage all types of chest diseases. The thoracic ward has a proficient team of thoracic surgeons available to provide medical assistance to patients arriving from the regions of Sindh and Balochistan provinces. It has medical as well as surgical ICUs. The laboratory of OICD is the designated as the “Provincial reference laboratory”.

2X-ray Machine for TB Patients
3Portable X-ray Machine for TB Patients
4Inpatient Pharmacy
5MDR TB Facility
6MDR OPD Pharmacy
7Operation Theater
8Thoracic Surgery ICU
10Lab for TB
11Research Office
12CT Scan
13Malir Chest Clinic
14Paper Less Computerized Order Entry
16Inpatient Wards
18Iqbal Yaad Chest Clinic for Outpatient Services

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Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases


Phone: 92-21-38771111




Dow University of Health Sciences (Ojha Campus)

University Road, Near SUPARCO Chowk, Karachi,