Prof. Salman Bakhtair ( MBBS, M.Phil) is Head, Department of Pharmacology. The subject of pharmacology is considered a bridge between the pre-clinical and clinical years of a medical student. A good physician must possess a thorough knowledge of the subject as the treatment outcomes, among other factors, depend on the correct choice of prescription drugs.

Sharif Medical and Dental College, Lahore has a robust Pharmacology Department with experienced and well qualified faculty, well equipped laboratories, lecture hall, tutorial rooms for small group discussions and an animal house to cater for the academic needs of the present day medical student.

The recommended syllabus of the subject as prescribed by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore is followed in true letter and spirit both in theory as well as in the practical work. The department takes pride in making extra efforts to produce medical students with sound knowledge of the subject of pharmacology by designing a training program which is intensive and at the same time interesting for the young minds.