Indus Health Network

Dr. Lubna Samad is a consultant pediatric surgeon with a full time appointment at the Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. In addition to clinical pediatric surgery, she is committed to improving patient outcomes with a specific focus on focus on global health surgery delivery models particularly in LMICs. Her experience in public sector hospitals in Pakistan has informed her understanding of the many individual, social and institutional barriers that result in poor access to, and provision of, quality surgical care. Dr. Samad has worked in Pakistan since 2001. She joined Indus Hospital at its inception in 2007 and has served as Chair of the Indus Hospital Research Center from 2010-2016. As a member of the Permanent Council of the G4 Alliance, she has joined the global momentum to provide care to the neglected surgical patients. She works closely with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Global Health Delivery – Dubai, where she is involved in her capacity as faculty in furthering global surgical research in the region.