Honoring the Late Members

PACVTS has a rich legacy of great cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons. This page is dedicated to the legendary members who left us for the better world. They will always be in our hearts and prayers.

Prof. Masud Ahmed Cheema

Professor Emeritus, retired Lt. Colonel, Dr. Masud Ahmed Cheema died on January 17, 2019 in Lahore at the age of 81 years. He was one of the pioneers of Cardiac Surgery in Pakistan. He made phenomenal contributions in developing new institutions, motivating and training surgeons and developing indigenous surgical techniques.

Dr. Juanid Fayyaz Khan

Associate Professor

Punjab Institute Of Cardiology Lahore

Dr. Abdul Ghaffar


Dr. Ammar Mansoor

Associate Professor

Dr Mehnaz Marri

Balochistan’s first heart surgeon Dr Mehnaz Marri, served as the consultant cardiovascular surgeon at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD). She was a Gold Medalist Cardiovascular Surgeon who completed her medical¬†education from Agha Khan University.