Dow Medical College established in 1945 before India Partition was the first medical school in Karachi. It grew into the one and only and a premier institution until
1970s when other medical schools were started. In 2018 it has completed 73 years of existence having trained thousands of doctors. It is now a university (Dow University of Health Sciences) and trains not only physicians but also dentists, technicians and
other medical professionals. Physicians trained in Dow have done remarkable things in medicine, establishing new institutions and colleges. The outstanding example is
Prof. Adeeb ul Hassan Rizvi and the Sind Institute of Urology and Transplantation.
(SIUT). Another example is Prof. Abdul Bari and the Indus Hospital, Karachi. There are many more examples that will be found in website with details.
To know more about it’s history, its alumni, it’s role in politics of Pakistan in the last
century, its illustrious faculty and much more please visit the website:
Amin H. Karim MD
Class of 1977.