Bolan Medical College


Bolan Medical College was established to address an acute shortage of doctors in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. Where Japan has 542 people per doctor, Balochistan has over 10,000 people per doctor.

The college was established during Ataullah Mengal’s reign as Chief Minister in 1972 by the then Education Minister Mir Gul Khan Nasir and has graduated over 2,900 students (c. 2003). It was the recipient of a Japan International Cooperation Agency grant of 488 million yen in 1995.

It is accredited by the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan to teach medicine, hematology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry and surgery.


Established 1972
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Prof: Dr. Shanaz Naseer Baloch
Undergraduates 179[1]
Location Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan

Notable alumni

Dr. Mohammad Qasim Khan, class of 1980; Family Medical Clinic in Wisconsin and Assistant Clinical Professor for the Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Sarfaraz Khan, class of 1980; Practicing in Madison, Wisconsin.

Dr. Saadat Khan, Class of 1980 ; now practicing in Quetta, Pakistan.

Dr. Lateef Shah; Pediatric Cardiologist in Montreal, Canada

Dr. Raj Tajamul Hussain,Class of 2009:ENT specialist at Vancouver,Canada.

Dr.Shaukat Ali Khan, Class of 1984: Family medicine and Urgent care Board Certified: First Pakistani Doctor who was appointed as a regional medical director of department of correction in the state of Indiana, USA. Now practicing in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Zahid C Amin is affiliated with five hospitals, including Phelps Memorial Health Center. Phelps Memorial Health Center is ranked 2 out of 4 stars. Since the hospital quality scores are a composite of performance by individual doctors, a doctor’s particular hospital affiliation will often reflect on his or her performance.

Dr. Zahid Amin, MD, graduated from Bolan Med Coll, Univ Of Baluchistan, Qetta, Pakistan. He has also completed a residency and advanced training in a fellowship.

Dr . Khalid MBBS a senior biochemistry professor.

Dr. Muhammad Dawood Khan Achakzai. Now working in Mercy Corps as Project Manager

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One Comment on “Bolan Medical College”

  • faizan wrote on 30 July, 2011, 17:58

    i want to know about seats for kpk students
    n admission date for session 2011

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