Dr Javed Husain is Director of Critical Care Services at South City Hospital and also heads The Chest Clinic. Dr Javed is a United States-trained and board-certified physician with four specialty boards to his credit. He has trained extensively in busy public and private hospitals in New York, Chicago and Texas. He completed his medical internship in New York and his residency training at Loyola University in Chicago followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Texas, Galveston. He is currently board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine and Critical Care.
Dr Javed is licensed to practice medicine in both the United States as well as Pakistan and continues to work in both places. He is a member of the prestigious American Thoracic Society and is an elected fellow of The American College of Chest Physicians. He is also a member of the European Respiratory Society, the American Society of Sleep Medicine and the Pakistan Chest Society. Dr Javed participates widely in teaching and research activities. He has remained very active in both medical student and resident teaching at the university hospital and continues to teach resident staff at South City Hospital.
He has been affiliated with the Aga Khan University Hospital since November 2002. He was an Associate Professor at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi where he still continues to practice. Dr Javed Husain’s primary practice is at South City Hospital Karachi where he provides both inpatient and outpatient care.
As the Director of Critical care services, he oversees the management of critically ill patients in a state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit and the High Dependency Unit at South City Hospital. He also chairs the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitative Team, which provides care for acutely ill patients throughout the hospital. In addition, Dr Javed also manages a busy inpatient pulmonology service where patients with bronchitis, pneumonia, acute asthma, pulmonary edema and respiratory failure receive treatment at par with the best international standards and treatment protocols. Supporting Dr Javed Husain is a team of trained critical care physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists.
As Director of The Chest Clinic, Dr Javed Husain conducts regular clinics for chest diseases and sleep disorders. He specializes in the management of patients with asthma, COPD, lung fibrosis, lung cancer and chest infections. The Chest Clinic offers the latest diagnostic facilities, including a pulmonary function laboratory (PFT), Bronchoscopy with biopsy, high-resolution and contrast CT scans, diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound-guided thoracentesis and image-guided lung biopsy. The Sleep Clinic evaluates patients for sleep related disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia and disturbed sleep. The clinic also offers outpatient and inpatient complete overnight sleep studies.
The Chest Clinic also offers the expertise of a US-trained allergist and Immunologist, Dr Asif Imam. Regular Allergy tests and vaccinations are also performed at the clinic.