Dr. Zeeshan Khan

Dr. Zeeshan Khan

Dr. Zeeshan Khan is an orthopedic surgeon with specialist interest and training in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery and management of bone and soft tissue tumors.  Dr. Zeeshan Khan works as a full time consultant orthopedic surgeon at Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan ( and as a visiting consultant orthopedic surgeon at AO clinic, Karachi, Pakistan ( He is also employed as an assistant professor of Orthopaedics surgery at Rehman Medical College, Peshawar.

Zeeshan went to Saint Mary’s High school Peshawar for his schooling and then to Khyber medical College, Peshawar, for his primary medical degree. He was awarded academic talent scholarship by the University of Peshawar. After graduation, he then undertook houseman ship at Khyber teaching hospital, Peshawar in General Surgery, general medicine and Intensive care. He then left for UK for further training where he initially undertook foundation training in South Yorkshire & Humber deanery and then his basic surgical training in the West midlands deanery and also passed his MRCS exam from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He was also awarded the MRCPS degree from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow.

He then underwent higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics Surgery in the East Midlands region where he was trained in all aspects and subspecialties of trauma & Orthopaedics surgery. During his training he developed a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery (keyhole surgery), arthroplasty (joint replacements) and Oncology (tumors). During his training he passed his intercollegiate FRCS exam in trauma & orthopaedics and was awarded the FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics degree by Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh. To further hone his skills and knowledge, he undertook advanced training (Fellowship) in Orthopaedic Oncology, Adult reconstruction and arthroplasty at the world renowned Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham ( After completion of his training, he returned to Pakistan in January 2016 and has been working at RMI, Peshawar since.

Zeeshan has a particular interest in research and education and has undertaken various post graduate certificate awards in evidence based trauma & orthopedics from University of Warwick, UK. He is the author of numerous research articles published in various internationally renowned peer reviewed journals focusing on orthopaedic oncology, arthroplasty, trauma and education. He has also presented his work at various regional, national and international platforms in the UK, Europe and USA. He is also a reviewer for the British medical journal and orthopaedics reviews. He is a faculty member of various FRCS Trauma & Ortho exam revision courses, orthopaedic oncology and hip and knee replacement courses.

Apart from general orthopaedics, Zeeshan’s main interest and expertise is in Orthopaedic Oncology where he treats bone and soft tissue tumours and focuses on limb salvage surgery. He is also fully trained in joint replacement and keyhole (Arthroscopic) surgery both in primary and revision cases.

His long term aim is to develop a purpose built bone and soft tissue tumor and arthroplasty unit in the country where along with the provision of excellent medical care, junior doctors could be trained in these complex specialties.


  • Bone & soft tissue tumors - trauma & orthroscopic surgery.

  • Joint replacement and keyhole (Arthroscopic) surgery both in primary and revision cases

  • Spine

  • Joint Replacement

  • Illizarov

  • Advance Trauma

  • Simple & complex fractures     

  • Bone & muscle tumors             

  • Hip & knee, Shoulder replacement     

  • Arthroscopic surgery     


  • MRCPS, MRCS, FRCS, Tr. & Orth. (UK)
  • Fellowship in MSK Oncology & Arthroplasty (UK)


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Only post FCPS supervisor in Pakistan for orthopaedic oncology training 


Instructor on various national & international courses on orthopaedic oncology & joint replacements

Professional membership

Professional Membership
  • Pakistan Orthopaedic Association
  • Pakistan Orthoplasty Society
  • Pakistan Orthopaedic Oncology Forum
  • Asia Pacific Othopaedic Association
  • British Othopaedic Oncology Society
  • Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)