Good news, Islamabadis!
Recently, the WHO (World Health Organisation) included Islamabad in its health city program. This is huge!
Now, Pakistan is among the 26 cities of the world that have got this prestigious inclusion. This program included all those cities that are working towards the continuous development and improvement of the health infrastructure.
This inclusion is a good sign for the Pakistani people because it means that they are going to get better medical attention in the future. This, in return, will improve our average life expectancy and overall health. That was a relief, isn’t it?
The capital of Pakistan is no less than other cities of Pakistan. Islamabad is not only blessed with top-ranking universities or best schools but it is also blessed with some of the best hospitals in Pakistan. There are some government and private hospitals that are providing 24/7 medical assistance to the patients. The hospitals of Islamabad are well-equipped and well-prepared to tackle acute and chronic health issues in the region. Some of the best fitness clubs in Islamabad have expert nutritionists. Diseases that require extensive care can easily be treated in Islamabad. Apart from providing basic medical services, these hospitals are also providing treatment for health hazards like dengue.
List of Private and Government Hospitals in Islamabad
We have compiled a list of government and private hospitals in Islamabad to save you from the hassle of searching for a hospital in the time of need.
|1. Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)||Government|
|2. Federal Government Services Hospital||Government|
|3. Capital Hospital (CDA Hospital)||Government|
|4. National Institute of Health||Government|
|5. Nuclear Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute (NORI)||Government|
|6. Nescom Hospital||Government|
|7. KRL Hospital||Government|
|8. Shifa International Hospital||Private|
|9. Ali Medical Centre||Private|
|10. Maroof International Hospital||Private|
|11. Kulsum International Hospital||Private|
|12. Integrated Health Services||Private|
|13. HS Children’s Medical Centre||Private|
|15. Islamabad International Hospital & Research Center||Private|
|16. Amanat Eye Hospital||Private|
|17. Maxhealth Hospital||Private|
|18. Family Health Hospital||Private|
|19. Medcity International hospital||Private|
|20. The Diabetes Centre||Private|
|21. PAF hospital||Semi-Government|
|22. PNS Hafeez||Semi-Government|
|23. PAEC general hospital||Semi-Government|
Government Hospitals in Islamabad
1. Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)
PIMS was established in 1985 in Islamabad. Currently, the hospital is operating as a tertiary level hospital, National Reference Centre and also a teaching hospital. The hospital is providing services in the areas of neurosurgery, pathology, plastic surgery, dentistry, general surgery, psychiatry, and vice versa. It is also near the metro bus station and can be reached easily.
Location: G-8/3, Islamabad
Contact details: 051-9260500
2. Federal Government Services Hospital
This is one of the oldest hospitals in the capital that is providing very good medical services to its patients. The hospital is offering free of cost check-ups, medicines, and even surgeries. It is located in the middle of the city so it is quite convenient to reach there.
Location: Polyclinic, Service Road, G-6/1, Islamabad.
3. Capital Hospital (CDA Hospital)
The hospital started as a small preventive and curative centre for the employees of Capital Development Authority (CDA), and now it is operating as a well-established inpatient and outpatient medical centre for the masses.
Some of the facilities provided by the hospital are:
- CT and MRI facility
- General surgical unit
- Video endoscopy
Location: Near Melody G-6/3, Islamabad.
Contact: 051 9221334-43/9260450
4. National Institute of Health
NIH is a well-established hospital with top-notch medical facilities. It is a multi-disciplinary hospital that is providing diagnostic, research and vaccination services to the masses for the past 40 years. NIH is also a WHO collaborating centre for viral diagnostics and regional reference laboratories for polio and influenza.
Location: Chak Shahzad, Islamabad.
Contact: 051 9255110-5
Website: National Institute of Health
5. Nuclear Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute (NORI)
NORI is the seventh cancer research centre. It was established in 1983 and it is adjacent to PIMS hospital, Islamabad.
The hospital deals in:
- Nuclear medicine
- Nuclear medicine
- Radio immunoassay
Location: G-8/3, Islamabad.
Contact: 051 9261313/9260620
6. Nescom Hospital
The hospital is located near Faqir Aipee Road, Islamabad. The hospital has inpatient and outpatient facilities. It also has around 100 highly qualified doctors and surgeons.
Some of the facilities offered by the hospital include
- Emergency service
- Specialist OPDs
- ENT and Eye
- Neonatal ICU
Location: Sector H-11, Islamabad
7. KRL Hospital
KRL is another excellent hospital situated in the capital. It is a 350-bed hospital with outstanding inpatient and outpatient facilities.
Some of the services offered by the hospital include:
- Emergency services
- Specialist OPDs
- ENT and Eye
- Neonatal care facilities
The hospital also has the latest diagnostic centres and labs. The pharmacies and emergency services are operating 24/7 a week as well.
Location: Sector G-9/1, Islamabad.
Private Hospitals in Islamabad
8. Shifa International Hospital
Shifa international hospital was inaugurated in 1987 and it is one of the largest hospitals in Pakistan. It has state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified medical staff. Apart from hospitals, Shifa international also manages a chain of medical labs. The hospital provides a huge variety of clinical and diagnostic services.
Location: Patras Bukhari Road, H-8/4, Islamabad,
Contact: 051 8463000
Website: Shifa International Hospital
9. Ali Medical Centre
Ali Medical Centre is very popular among the masses because of its highly qualified doctors and excellent medical care facilities. Apart from medical specialists, the hospital also has emergency services, operation theatre, pharmacy, CT scan, MRI and ultrasound services.
Location: Kohistan Road, F8-Markaz, Islamabad
Website: Ali Medical Centre
10. Maroof International Hospital
It is a great addition to the medical infrastructure of Islamabad. The hospital not only provides traditional medical services but it also has an online portal where you can make appointments and contact doctors.
The hospital has:
- Anesthesia & Intensive Care
- ENT Specialist
- Eye Specialist
Location: 10th Ave, F-10 Markaz F 10/3 F-10, Islamabad
Contact: 051 2222920-50
Website: Maroof International Hospital
11. Kulsum International Hospital
Located near the 7th avenue metro station, Kulsum International Hospital is easy to reach. It is known for its excellent expertise in cardiac and spinal surgeries. Apart from that, the hospital is the home of many highly qualified doctors and surgeons.
Location: Kulsum Plaza, 2020 Blue Area, Islamabad.
Contact: 051 8446666
Website: Kulsum International Hospital
12. Integrated Health Services
The hospital started in 1996 and today, it is considered as a conglomerate in medical and health services. Apart from clinical services, the hospital is also providing school and corporate health services.
Some of the services provided by IHS include:
- 24-hour free medical helpline.
- 24-hour home delivery of medicines
- 24-hour house-call doctor
- Home-call paramedic day and night for injection, drip, blood pressure, blood sugar, stitching, wound management, etc.
- 24-hour home collection of samples for any lab of the city and home delivery of the report
- Home nursing care and ICU facilities for terminally sick patients
- Physiotherapy at home
Location: Plot 18, Chohan Plaza, G-8 Markaz, Islamabad
Contact: 051 111 DOCTOR
Website: Integrated Health Services
13. HS Children’s Medical Centre
HS Children’s Medical Centre is the only renowned children’s hospital in Islamabad. The doctors are excellent and the overall environment is very friendly and good for the children.
Location: Khumrial Centre, Street 22, G 8/4 G-8, Islamabad.
Contact: 0333 5330885
The next private hospital on our list is Medicsi. It is located in Blue Area Islamabad and is known for its top notch medical expertise. The hospital has the resources and capabilities to serve patients with medical complications.
The hospital specializes in obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, medicine, pediatrics, and related sub-specialties. Also, the hospital is famous for its gynecology department. It is equipped with the latest technology used in test-tube babies, cervical screening, antenatal screening, and menopausal advice.
Besides treatments, the hospital also provides consultancy and counseling services to its patients.
Location: First floor, Low Rise, Saudi Pak Towers, 61-A Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area، F 7/4, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000
15. Islamabad International Hospital & Research Center
Islamabad International Hospital & Research Center is known in the city for its excellent patient care services. Located in E11 sector, the hospital is serving the masses with full attention and care.
Some of the services offered by the hospital are:
- A 24 hours emergency center that is specifically made to treat, retain, admit and stabilize patients at any hour of the day
- Operation theaters (both for minor and major surgeries)
- Labor rooms
- Laparoscopic surgery units
- Orthopedic surgery units
- Specialized OPD
- Ultrasound and Doppler facility
- Radiology and imaging
- Pathology labs with modern technology
- Dermatology and laser treatment
- Inpatient services
- In house pharmacy
Location: E-11/2, Main Double Road, D-12, Islamabad
Contact: +92 51 230 4941/+92 332 724 0584
16. Amanat Eye Hospital
If you are looking for a hospital that is excellent for the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions then do pay a visit to Amanat eye hospital. I have personally tried and tested this hospital and trust me, they are the best in town.
From services to neatness to expertise, Amanat eye hospital left no stone unturned to amaze me. The doctors and staff members are extremely polite and professional.
Currently, the hospital is specializing into following areas:
- Glasses Removal Laser
- Cataract Laser Surgery
- Child Eye Care
- Medical Retina
- Surgical Retina
- Ophthalmic Diagnostic
- General Eye Clinics
Location: Auqaf Building, Street No 61/62, Islamabad، F 7/4 F-7, Islamabad Capital Territory
Contact: (051) 8439993
Website: Amanat Eye Hospital
17. Maxhealth Hospital
Maxhealth hospital is one of the best family hospitals in town. They have doctors with years of experience. The hospital has the capacity and resources for the treatment and diagnosis of many diseases. Apart from general surgeries and medical treatments, Maxhealth hospital is also providing organ transplantation services.
The hospital is offering the following services at the moment.
- 24/7 Emergency
- Kidney Transplantation
- Pathology Laboratory
- CT Scan
- Bone Scan
- Doppler Ultrasound
- Labor / Delivery Rooms
- ICU & NICU
- Isolation Unit
- Indoor & Outdoor Facility
- Operation Theatres
- Spinal Rehabilitation
- Physical Therapy
- Endoscopy Unit
- Stem Cell Therapy
Apart from these facilities, you can also book an ambulance from the hospital.
Location: 2-K Markaz Rd, G 8 Markaz, G-8 sector, Islamabad Capital Territory
Contact: (051) 8094760
Website: Maxhealth hospital
18. Family Health Hospital
Family health hospital is another great addition to the city. It is a modern hospital well equipped with the latest technology and instruments. Moreover, the doctors of this hospital are highly skilled and competent.
The hospital offers medical services 24/7. They also have a medical store that is open all the time. The best thing about the hospital is that all the services are extremely affordable.
Location: Street Number 30, I-10/4 I 10/4 I-10, Islamabad Capital Territory
Contact: (051) 4446840
Website: Family health hospital
19. Medcity International Hospital
Last but not least is Medcity international hospital. The hospital speaks of top-notch medical services, highly qualified doctors and attentive staff. The hospital claims to provide 5-star treatment to it’s all its valued patients.
Some of the services provided by the hospital are:
- Dental Services
- Dialysis Unit
- Eye Clinic
- Dietitian Service
- Day Care
- Executive Checkup
- Well Women Clinic
- OPD Services
- Pediatric Surgery
- ENT Specialists
Location: PMC Plaza, Ayub Market, near Islamabad Kacheri, F-8 Markaz Islamabad, 44220
Contact: (051) 2817233
Website: Medcity International hospital
20. The Diabetes Centre
The diabetes center was started as a non-profitable organization. It was started in 2011 in a container setup. With time, the hospital improved its services and infrastructure and today it is one the best diabetic hospital in the country.
The hospital regularly hosts diabetic awareness campaigns and seminars. Apart from the treatment of diabetes, the hospital is also offering the following service:
- Daycare clinic
- Foot care clinic
- Eye clinic
- Dental care clinic
- Kidney care clinic
- Cardiac care clinic
- Pregnancy care clinic
- Emergency room
- Ambulance service
Location: Phulgran Stop, Near Toll Plaza. Islamabad – Murree Expressway, Barakahu, Islamabad.
Contact: 0334-522 8819
Website: The Diabetes Centre
Semi-Government Hospitals in Islamabad
21. PAF Hospital, Islamabad
Another exceptional hospital in Islamabad is PAF hospital, Islamabad. It is owned and operated by Pakistan Air Force. Although this hospital is made for the officers of Pakistan Air Force but the general public can also get their medical checkups done from here. From doctors to staff to patient care, everything is perfect.
The hospital is equipped with medical labs, pharmacies, in-patient units, surgical units, and emergency departments.
Location: Main Margalla Rd, E-9/1 E-9, Islamabad Capital Territory.
Contact: (051) 9563333
Website: PAF hospital, Islamabad
22. PNS Hafeez
PNS Hafeez is one of the top hospitals in Islamabad. It started operating in 1974 and today, it has all the major medical departments in it. The hospital is operated and managed by Pakistan Navy.
Some of the facilities provided by the hospital are:
- Dialysis Centre
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Physiotherapy Department
- Clinical Psychologist
- Dietician centrally air-conditioned Operation Theatres
- 08 Bedded ICU with advanced monitoring capabilities
- Central oxygen supply and suction in
- Operation Theatre
- Labor Room
Location: Address: E 8/1, sector E-8, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000
Website: PNS Hafeez
23. PAEC General Hospital
Cancer is one of the most prevalent diseases in Pakistan. Every year, it affects 150,000 patients in Pakistan. There are very few cancer hospitals in Pakistan and PAEC general hospital is one of them.
PAEC general hospital is operated and managed by Pakistan atomic energy council. It has been providing medical health care facilities to people for the last two decades. All diagnostic and treatment facilities are either free of charge or at subsidized rates.
Apart from treatment, the hospital provides training and awareness to the general public. Some of the facilities provided by the hospital are:
- Diagnostic imaging including nuclear medicine and radiology
- Oncology (both radiations and medical)
- Treatment planning
- Radiation dose calculation
- Tumor marking and treatment
Location: H-11/4, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory
Contact: (051) 4434521
Website: PAEC general hospital
This was the list of government and private hospitals in Islamabad that are providing exceptional healthcare facilities to the patients. However, we believe that there is still an immediate need for more hospitals in Islamabad because the population is increasing at an alarming rate and the medical needs of the people are also increasing rapidly. To maintain an equilibrium between these supply and demand cycles, there is a need for more hospitals in Pakistan.
What hospitals do you prefer? Do let us know about the hospitals that you tried. We would love to know about your experiences.