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King Edward Medical University, Lahore.

Nelagumbad Mayo Hospital Road Lahore,
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King Edward Medical University is a prestigious and oldest medical institution of Pakistan it was established in 1860 as the Lahore Medical College. It is the fourth oldest medical college in South Asia, after Medical College Kolkata (January 28, 1835), Madras Medical College, Chennai (February 2, 1835) and Grant Medical College, Bombay (1845).

On 1911, Lahore Medical College was renamed King Edward Medical College in Honor of the late King and Emperor and was elevated to the status of an independent, degree-granting university on May 12, 2005, when it became King Edward Medical University. Since its inception (160 years), it is the most preferred public sector medical college. King Edward Medical University has been actively engaged in Undergraduates/Postgraduate/ Diplomas & PHD Programs studies with emphasis on research and creation of new knowledge. King Edward Medical University fascinates the best talent not only from Pakistan but all over the world and countries of SAARC region as well. Among the seven affiliated teaching hospitals (Mayo Hospital Lahore, Lady Willingdon Hospital, Lady Aitchison Hospital, Kot Khawja Saeed Teaching Hospital, Mian Munshi Teaching Hospital, Said Mitha Teaching Hospital Lahore, Govt. Nawaz Sharif Hospital) Mayo Hospital is one of the hoariest tertiary care hospital established in 1871.

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