Department of medicine is the largest clinical department of Wah Medical College with bed strength of 223 beds at POF Hospital. It has three independent Medical units. Each unit comprises of 60 beds. It has a separate intensive care unit which is well equipped with all the latest gadgets for intensive care support including modern ventilators, monitors and arterial blood gas analyser.
Department has an attached state of art 14 bedded coronary care unit where all acute cardiac emergencies are admitted. Its Nephrology section comprises of 10 beds with three dialysis machines which are operative round the clock, providing dialysis facilities for patients of Chronic Renal Failure.
Department is headed by Professor Waseem Uddin who has a special interest in Gastroentrology. GI section under his patronage, is carrying practically all advancd GI. Procedures including ERCPs and placing metallic stents for inoperable hepato biliary malignancies. Among other facility members are Professor Muzamil Jamil, Professor Brig (R) Mansoor Nadeem, Associate Professor Dr. Sohail Iqbal Bhutta, Associate Professor Dr. Shahid Saleem and Assistant Professor Maj. Tehseen Ashraf Kohistani (Classified Medical Specialist from Pakistan Armed Forces).Department also has 5 Senior Registrars
Undergraduate students start attending Medical wards from third year onwards. A comprehensive structured teaching programme has been designed by department under the guidance of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and University of Health Sciences (UHS), with which the institution is affiliated.
Fresh graduates from the college are provided with a very elaborate house job training programme for 6 months. Apart from undergraduate teaching department is also involved with post graduate teaching and it has 5 CPSP recognized supervisors. Department has 20 post graduate students doing FCPS Part II training in Medicine.
Department’s two Professors are also Examiners for FCPS part II Medicine. Department regularly carries a well designed Continuing Medical Education Programme.
It is also involved with National and International research activities and its work is being published in various national and international journals.