Professor Dr. Muhammad Rehman is an internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon whose journey through cardiology is spread over 50 years. Dr. Rehman laid the foundation of Rehman Medical Institute (RMI) after he returned to his hometown, Peshawar, to devote the remainder of his career to serving those in need. 


The RMI was established with the goal of providing high-quality healthcare to the people of the region and to realize Prof. Dr. Rehman's lifelong dream of giving back to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, his place of birth. 


Born in Budhni, a small village on the east of the provincial capital, Peshawar, he completed his MBBS from prestigious Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, in 1967 and fellowship in cardiac surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Dr. Rehman then joined The London Chest Hospital and Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals, London as registrar in cardiothoracic surgery, however, he returned to Pakistan and joined the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Karachi, as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon in August 1975.


He served the NICVD for 28 years and retired as a Professor of Cardiac Surgery in January 2004. He specialises in coronary bypass operation, complex congenital heart diseases, valvular heart diseases, tetralogy of fallot: total correction. Prof. Rehman has established a state-of-the-art 500+ bed hospital where internationally qualified full-time staff provides top class medical, diagnostic and surgical services to the people of this region.