Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Pervez (MBBS, MS) is Head, Department of Thoraic Surgery. The department is involved in providing services for pleural, pulmonary, mediastinal, diaphragmatic and esophageal surgeries. These surgeries include both therapeutic and diagnostic modalities. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery is an innovation that has brought a revolution in Thoracic surgery and many patients are being benefitted by VATS in SMCH. The department is capable of dealing with all the chest related surgical problems in the present setup.