Dr. Malik Qasim Raza (MS CPPT (RIU) GOLD MEDAL, BSPT (RMC), DPT (PIMS) is a well known & experienced consultant of cardio pulmonary physical therapy in twin cities as well as pioneer of cardiopulmonary physical therapy in Punjab. He is a graduate from Rawalpindi Medical College and completed his MS in Cardio pulmonary physical therapy with an award of Gold medal. Currently, during the pandemic of COVID-19, he got certified in “ICU management of corona virus patients” from Harvard medical school UK and in “Tackling the novel corona virus” from London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. He also worked as rehab specialist and one of the frontiers to deal with COVID patients in respiratory crisis. He started his career from a special Education school (STL) than join care for special persons foundation (CSPF). After earth quack he joined some international NGOs & served the Nation for 02 years where he got wide experience of managing orthopedic & spinal injuries. Than he joined Armed Force Institute of Cardiology and National Institute of Heart Diseases & serve for more than 05 years. Thereafter Dr Qasim got an opportunity to join Rawalpindi institute of cardiology as Head of department & established first ever cardio pulmonary rehabilitation Center in Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, he also served Rawal Institute of Health sciences and Bahria International Hospital Islamabad. He has also served Riphah International University as an assistant professor. Currently he is serving as head of department of physiotherapy and cardiac rehabilitation at RIC from 07 years. RIC is the first government state of the art cardiac hospital of Pakistan where Dr Qasim has the credit of developing all phases of cardiac rehabilitation He has conducted several national and international workshops on cardio pulmonary physical therapy and has several scientific publications in national and international journals. He is also a member of American association of cardio vascular and pulmonary rehabilitation and American college of sports medicine.
He is also supervising cardiac rehabilitation services in Mediky cardiac center (Islamabad) & Mega heart center (Rawalpindi) with his expert team.
Dr Iqra Khalid
consultant Physiotherapist & rehabilitation manager
Dr Iqra Khalid (DPT, SZABMU/PIMS, Dip. ICU management of COVID PT (HMS-UK) is one of the pioneers of HEALING HANDS. She is a graduate of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad. She started her training at HEALING HANDS while studying and after completion of her studies she pursued her career’s first opportunity at HEALING HANDS as a consultant Physiotherapist & rehabilitation manager. She is a skillful, experienced and renowned clinician in the field of physical therapy. Currently, during the pandemic of COVID-19, she got certified in “ICU management of corona virus patients” from Harvard medical school UK and in “Tackling the novel corona virus” from London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. She also worked to manage the COVID patients in respiratory crisis. In past she completed her 03 years of clinical training from National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM) and also worked at Benazir Bhutto Hospital.
Clinical expertise: She is well experienced hands on practitioner in dealing the patients with neuromuscular diseases, cardio vascular & pulmonary physical therapy, frozen shoulder, cervical pain and backache. She has excellent clinical hands in pain management, stress headache management, management of obesity. She has also good expertise in pain management of females during pregnancy & post-delivery, she also initiated gyne wellness program at HEALING HANDS in collaboration with gynecologist.
Dr Adil Omer
Dr. Aadil Omer is an experienced clinician in the field of Neurological Physical Therapy from Islamabad. He is a graduate of Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi; completed his PP-DPT/ M.Phil from Riphah International University, Islamabad.
Previously, he has got training from Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. He has served at Shifa International Hospital (SIH), Islamabad for more than 10 years. He has got appreciation for his devoted work during 2010-2012 at SIH, Islamabad. He has also got appreciation for contribution and dedication in achievement of JCI Accreditation 2017 at SIH, Islamabad. He also served at Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology. And Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University as Adj-Senior lecturer. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor at Riphah International University. He has scientific publications in many international journals. He’s a member of Pakistan Physical Therapy Association.
Dietitian & Nutritionist
Mueeza Manzoor is a clinical Dietitian and Nutritionist, graduated from Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, She has been working as a Nutritionist for 3 years. Nutrition plays a vital role in good health and Mueeza Manzoor strongly believes that good Dietary. Habits and a Healthy life style ensure a good standard of health. Change in diet can help prevent or control many health problems including OBESITY, DIABETESE, HYPERTENSION, and certain risk factors for cancer and heart disease. She advice people on what to eat in order to led a healthy lifestyle to achieve a specific health related goals. She can alter patients nutrition based upon their medical condition and individual needs.
Obesity is acknowledged as a problem of pandemic proportion, the public health efforts of the past three decades have not only failed to reverse population weight gain but have no even managed to slow the rate of increase. Clinical counseling focused on dietary changes is one of the key strategies identify for the treatment of obesity. Dietician Mueeza is health professional with specialized training in weight management.
Also member of PNDS (Pakistan nutrition and dietetic society)
Ms Wajeeha Waheed is an emerging enthusiastic clinical psychologist. She graduated from National Institute of Psychology Quaid -e- Azam Islamabad. She further peruses her education and earns her diploma in Advance Clinical Psychology from National University of Modern Languages Islamabad.
Her expertises are in diagnosing, identifying, and treating the various psychological disorders. Currently she is working with Healing Hands where she counseled and designed the treatment plane for the patients who are going through emotional, intra and interpersonal psychological struggles.
Dr Sana Javaid
Dr Sana Javaid Kiyani (DPT) is an accomplished and skillful clinician in the field of Physical Therapy from Islamabad. She is a graduate of University of Lahore .She is committed and passionate Physiotherapist with a great passion for helping people of all ages. She had clinical experience of Quaid-E-Azam International Hospital and Armed Forces Institute Of Cardiology. Have previous experience in supporting a variety of patients ranging from children suffering from development problems to adults and the elderly affected by and recovering from injuries and movement disorders.