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English, Urdu, Punjabi, Saraiki
Senior Registrar Neurosurgery at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, Pakistan, since 2019
MBBS from Shaikh Zayed Medical College / University of Health Sciences in 2011
Masters of Surgery (Neurosurgery) from Post Graduate Medical Institute Lahore / University of Health Sciences Lahore in 2018
Post Graduate Resident Neurosurgery at Post Graduate Medical Institute / Lahore General Hospital, Pakistan, since 2013
Registrar Plastic Surgery at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, since 2012
House Officer at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, since 2011

1. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for prolapsed lumbar disc and fractured spine
2. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Publications: 

1. Batool S, Rabbia Shakoor GM, Anwer A, Masood S, Tanveer ZH. Comparison of lung functions of pregnant women with non pregnant women at sheik zayed hospital, Rahimyarkhan. J Sheik Zayed Med Coll. 2008;2:155-8.
2. Anwer A, SHAKEEL A, IKRAM MH, Zaman SM. JERVELL AND LANGE-NIELSEN SYNDROME. The Professional Medical Journal. 2011 Dec 10;18(04):638-43.
3. ANWER A, ANWAR M, TARIQ M. Versatility of Lateral Calcaneal Artery Skin Flap for Coverage of Posterior Heel Defects-Our Experience. PJMHS. 2013
4. MAJID HA, ANWER A, Anjum J, Niaz N. Metastatic Posterior Fossa SOL Secondary to Carcinoma Breast. Pakistan Journal Of Neurological Surgery. 2014 Dec 30;18(2):132-8.
5. RASHEED M, ANWER A, SHAMS S. Analysis of Efficacy of Depo-Med Role Injection in Post-Operative Pain Relief for Lumbar Discectomy Patients. Pakistan Journal Of Neurological Surgery. 2019 Sep 27;23(3):239-42.
6. Anwer A. Emerging Global Health Crisis of our times-Climate change. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine. 2020 Feb 1;1(1):1-2.
7. Sarfraz Z, Sarfraz A, Anwer A, Nadeem Z, Bano S, Tareen S. Predatory Journals: A Literature Review. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine. 2020 Feb 1;1(1):42-51.
8.Availability, Use, and Satisfaction of Personal Protective Equipment Among Healthcare Workers: A Cross-Sectional Assessment of Low-and Middle-Income Countries
9. Sarfraz A, Sarfraz Z, Anwer A, Sarfraz M, Siddiq J. Availability, Use, and Satisfaction of Personal Protective Equipment Among Healthcare Workers: A Cross-Sectional Assessment of Low-and Middle-Income Countries. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020 Nov 1;62(11):e657-64.
10. Anwer A. From the desk of Chief Editor. Pak J Surg Med. 2021;1(4):e230. doi: 10.37978/pjsm.v1i4.230

Chief Editor Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine
Member of the team that pioneered spinal cord stimulation in Pakistan
Distinction in Physiology

1. Neurosurgical Oncology
a. Brain Tumors (Pituitary Tumor, Gliomas, Metastatic Tumors)
b. Spine Tumors (Primary Spinal Cord Tumors, Meta static spinal cord tumors)

The patient with malignancies of Brain and Spine require a safe treatment method that ensures quick recovery of patient so that patient can get chemo & radiotherapy to prevent the spread of disease. I utilize minimally invasive endoscopic, microscopic and stereotactic techniques to treat these disorders.

2. Hydrocephalus
a. Endosopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)
b. VP Shunt

Hydrocephalus is a neurosurgical emergency and can be lethal if untreated. If treated in time, patient can be back to routine life in a matter of days. I specialize in state of the art, minimally invasive Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for treatment of hydrocephalus

3. Spine Surgery
a. Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy for lumbar intervertebral disc
b. Percutaneous transpedicaular fixation

Percutaneous surgery is minimally invasive and I specialize in these procedures. Patient can be discharged on same evening after surgery

4. Trauma Surgery
a. Head Injury 
b. Spine Fracture (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
 

5. Deep Brain Stimulation
a. Surgery
b. IPG Programming

6. Spinal Cord Stimulaiton
a. Temporary pace maker implantation
b. Permanent pacemaker implantation
c. IPG Programming

Consultant Neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive endoscopic and stereotactic brain, endoscopic and percutaenous spine surgeries and functional neurosurgery