Dr. Mir Samiullah, a resident of Shopian who left job in United Kingdom’s Kings College hospital to start his own super-specialty Star Hospital in Srinagar’s uptown Sanat Nagar area has been roped in by World Health Body UNICEF as Medical Advisor for Kashmir region.
Sources told news agency KNT that UNICEF has approached Dr Mir Samiullah and decided to appoint him as Medical Advisor for Kashmir Valley.
Dr Mir Sammiullah is a reputed surgeon and has been pioneer in upgrading the bar of high end surgical procedures in private sector of Valley. He has to his credit vast number of surgical procedures and research work.
When contacted, Dr Mir Samiullah confirmed to KNT that UNICEF wants him to be the medical advisor for Kashmir. “It’s an honor and privilege to work with UNICEF,” Mir said.
Having done his schooling from Burnhall School, he did his MBBS from Jammu, then MCH from Hyderabad and later joined Kings College Hospital for 2 years. Dr. Samiullah has worked in prestigious hospitals in private sector in other states as well as in government hospitals in Kashmir.
He hails from Khillan village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. KNT