National Institute of Liver & GI Diseases


This institution has a dedicated unit that takes care of patients suffering from liver and gastrointestinal diseases and provides state of the art health facilities to patients with specific liver diseases with respect, dignity, and through multidisciplinary approaches; In addition it is providing research and continuing academic activities.

This Institute was established in May 2004, initially on the first floor of Medical Unit V of Civil Hospital Karachi as the Sarwar Zuberi Liver Center after the name of renowned Hepatologist, Madam Sarwar Jahan Zuberi. This center worked for ten years and provided services to more than 100,000 patients. A few years later, in 2008, considering the load of Liver diseases in Pakistan and especially the Province of Sindh, a National Institute of Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases (NILGID) was established at OJHA Campus of Dow University of health sciences.