Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center (PKLI&RC) is well equipped to provide you and your family with multi-specialty healthcare. We are geared up to make your visit comfortable and satisfying through an array of amenities and services.
At PKLI&RC, we have state-of-the-art technology, highly qualified foreign doctors, advanced diagnostic equipment, empathetic staff and, above all, a mission of serving the ailing humanity. We aim to bring excellence in advancing the healthcare landscapes of Pakistan by providing you with the specialty of clinics and excellent diagnostic services.
Nephrology and Renal Transplantation:
The hospital has one of the largest and most experienced nephrology (Kidney Medicine) practices in Pakistan. PKLI’s competent nephrologists are highly qualified in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD management), renal transplantation care, interventional and critical care nephrology, lupus, glomerular diseases, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis. PKLI is the largest hemodialysis facility in the province. Our specialized trained staff works jointly to ensure quality care and successful recovery.
In interventional nephrology, professionals perform several procedures including angioplasty of failing fistulas, thrombectomy of AVF, and permcath placement.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology:
PKLI’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology experts are delivering assessment and treatment procedures including, liver disorders, gall bladder problems, pancreas diseases, viral hepatitis, liver cancer, and transplant hepatology. The hospital is also providing a wide range of treatment to patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux, coeliac disease; chronic diarrhea; inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis), unexplained weight loss & abdominal pain and pancreatobiliary disorders. The hospital has established a pediatrics gastroenterology specialty that deals with the excellent healthcare options keeping in mind the special needs of children starting from assessment until their recovery phase.
Kidney Transplantation and Urology:
PKLI’s highly specialized team is expert in kidney transplantation, including hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, retroperitoneoscopic donor nephrectomy, open and retroperitoneoscopic hand-assisted donor nephrectomies, and endoscopic and minimally invasive surgeries.
PKLI provides comprehensive quality care and personalized treatment plans to ensure the best possible outcome for all its transplant patients. Other surgeries include vascular access procedures, pancreas transplantation, diagnostic ultrasound for renal transplantation, and cancer surgeries that aimed for the least morbidity, a shorter hospital stay and earlier return to normal routine activity. The hospital has performed more than 60 kidney transplants in a short period so far.
Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation:
The hospital has one of the country’s best team of surgeons for the liver transplantation program with expertise in adult and pediatric living donor liver transplants, surgical resection of hilar cholangiocarcinoma, pancreatic resections with vascular resections, shunt surgery for non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, hepatobiliary surgery, and pancreatic surgery. PKLI&RC follows the stringent international medical practices to safeguard the recipient and donor. The transplant protocols and post-care services are designed to reduce the risks of infection, rejection and other unintended medical challenges.
Stone Treatment (Lithotripsy):
The hospital offers the latest lithotripsy services combined with the latest diagnostic and surgical techniques that include the physical destruction of kidney stones or gallstones through laser and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL). PKLI comprehends the first-rate care and aims to be second to none in providing the best treatment for the patient’s well-being.
The hospital has gathered highly trained internal medicine consultants to address general diagnostics and emergency medicine having expertise in diabetes, hypertension and cardiorespiratory diseases. Executive clinics are also available with comprehensive examinations and workup. Diagnosis of complicated cases, especially in a patient with multiple problems, is expertly managed by a single consultation.
PKLI’s Infectious Diseases team has dedicated staff for providing unparalleled safety measures. The team has expertise in areas of solid organ transplant-related infections, cancer and chemotherapy-related infections, prosthetic joint-related infections, nosocomial infections including BSI, CLABSI, CAUTI, HAP, VAP, HIV infection/AIDS, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Our services are supported by the highly qualified and experienced endocrinologist, who ensures a treatment in diabetes mellitus general, transplant diabetes, thyroid disorders/parathyroid, reproductive endocrine, pituitary disease weight management, and general endocrine disorders.
The hospital’s Pulmonology department is highly trained to overcome the grave and complex medical challenges faced by people enduring lung diseases, severe asthma, pulmonary vascular diseases, COPD, sleep-related disorders, and respiratory failure.
Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine:
Clinical services are available in therapeutic nuclear medicine for thyroid cancers and bone palliation.
PKLI&RC performs various types of surgical procedures to treat a broad range of health problems and diseases. The list of surgeries includes:
- Inguinal Hernia (mesh repair)
- Incisional Hernia
- Para Umbilical Hernia
- Umbilical Hernia
- Open Appendectomy
- Laparoscopic Appendectomy
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
- Exploratory Laparotomy
- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
- Open Chole
Fully functional Critical Care department is available, with board-certified, at hand 24/7 intensivists in a closed ICU with modern facilities, to handle any unstable complicated patient needing all kinds of life support based upon international standards of care with the lowest mortality and hospital-acquired infection in Pakistan.
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine:
Department of Anesthesia at PKLI & RC offers outstanding contemporary anesthetic care for its patients. The department is equipped with highly specialized monitoring and assist devices system to cater to liver and kidney transplant and high-end surgical patients safely. PKLI is a mother institution to deal with malignant hyperthermic patients, coagulation crippled patients for any surgical procedures, patients who need difficult intubation management, etc. We provide satellite anesthetic services to different departments according to their needs and manage acute and chronic pain in collaboration with the other concerned specialties through Pain Clinic. The department is also conducting basic and clinical research and managing continuing education programs.
Psychiatry & Psychology:
PKLI has excellent quality and well managed mental health care clinic, for the prevention of mental disorders and promotion of mental health through action on the social determinants of health. PKLI provides treatment to people suffering from mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, bipolar, psychosis, addictions and transplant psychiatry through ethical practice, confidentiality and evidence-based medicine. Mental health care is vital for patients suffering from chronic illnesses like kidney and liver diseases.
The Food and Nutrition department of PKLI&RC offers nutrition therapy in the best possible ways by our experienced Clinical Dietitians. New and scientific improved diets are being provided to the patients in reducing complications associated with chronic kidney diseases, liver dysfunction, weight loss, diabetes, hypertension, and certain chronic conditions, etc. Our dietitians use evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to counsel patients on lifestyle changes and self-management skills. The department ensures to implement nutrition interventions that meet patient needs and establishes a plan for positive change in their long term well-being.
The department of Physiotherapy continues to pursue a path towards excellence in achieving the mind and health fitness of the patients. Our physical therapists have the necessary training to meet the total range of patient care responsibilities involved in neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, sports-related problems, chronic pain, therapeutic exercises, gait, and electrotherapy. The dedicated team provides direct patient care to persons who have disorders of mechanical, physiological, developmental impairments, functional limitations, whether caused by injury or disease and ensures faster recovery in a highly conducive environment.