| Coronary Care Unit|
+92 302 5002553
Army Medical College
| Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan|
MH Rd, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Combined Military Hospital, Military Hospital, Armed Forces Institute o, Hearts Internatio Hospital
The Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (Urdu: مسلح افواج امراض دل ہسپتال, or AFIC) also known as the National Institute of Heart Diseases or NIHD is a government and military cardiac hospital located in Rawalpindi Cantonment, Punjab, Pakistan. This 250-bed cardiac health care institute is a major institute and hospital in Pakistan. The hospital delivering the heart diseases and health care services to people of Pakistan Armed Forces and fellow citizens of Pakistan.
Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology Wikipedia
According to history pages, initially this institute start working in 1970. In Pakistan Army Cardiac Service started in 1953 in Cardiothoracic Centre Rawalpindi. In this centre first angiography was done in 1969 and first open heart surgery was done in 1970. Lately, the Cardiothoracic Centre Rawalpindi was upgraded as Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in 1978. After 3 years, in 1981 the hospital extend their services to all Pakistani Citizens and upgraded to National Institute of Heart Diseases under the President of Pakistan's directions.
The very busiest hospital equipped with following departments units.Coronary Care Unit, 19-bedded
Surgical ITC, 19-bedded
Department of Echocardiography
Department of Exercise Tolerance Test
Department of Nuclear Cardiology
Departments of Cardiac Electrophysiology