Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

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Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences
Capital Administration and Development Division
PIMS (Main building)
LocationIslamabad, Pakistan
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityQuaid-e-Azam University
Emergency departmentYes
ListsHospitals in Pakistan

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Urdu: پاکستان طبی سائنس انسٹی ٹیوٹ‎, abbreviated as PIMS) is a research oriented health sciences institute located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is one of the regions leading tertiary level hospitals which includes 22 medical and surgical specialist centers. It provides medical training through the Quaid-e-Azam Postgraduate Medical College which was established on 1 February 1989.[1]

Established in 1985 the institute includes three semi-autonomous hospitals including the Islamabad Hospital (IH) which is a 592-bed hospital spread over 3.5 hectares, the 230 Bedded Children's Hospital spread over 1.6 hectares specializing in pediatric care and the 125 bedded Maternal & Child Health Care Centrel which specializes in obstetrics and gynaecology.[2][3]

Hospital departments[edit]

The medical care departments of the institute are:[4]

Nephrology department[edit]

At a recent event on World Kidney Day, the head of Nephrology department revealed that about fifteen hundred chronic renal failure patients undergo dialysis every month at PIMS.[5]

Teaching institutes[edit]

Parent Memorial in Children Hospital, PIMS

The Medical colleges and school affiliated with the institute are:

  • Quaid-e-Azam Postgraduate Medical College
  • Federal Medical & Dental College
  • College of Nursing
  • School of Nursing


  1. ^ Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Member profile
  2. ^ Maternal & Child Health Care Centrel Archived 2005-11-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "About PIMS". Pakistan Institute of Medical Science. Archived from the original on 27 December 2005. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Departments at PIMS". Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
  5. ^ "1,500 patients undergo dialysis at PIMS every month". The News. 8 March 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2012.

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 33°42′N 73°03′E / 33.700°N 73.050°E / 33.700; 73.050