Nousheen Iqbal

Assistant Professor


MBBS, FCPS (Pulmonology)

Research Focus

  • Respiratory Medicine


  • Respiratory Infections, Smoking cessation


  • Sumbal Nasir Mahmood, Kunwer Naveed Mukhtar, Nousheen Iqbal, Syed Farrukh Umair.Pre Dialysis care and types of Vascular Access Employed in Incident Hemodialysis Patients: a study from Pakistan..Pak J Med Sci 2013;29(3):828-831.
  •  Nousheen Iqbal,Karim Abdur Rehman,Javaid Ahmed Khan, Tanveer Ul Haq.Pulmonary arteriovascular malformation: a rare cause of unexplained hypoxia and acute dyspnea in young patients.BMJ Case Rep 2014. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-207222.
  •  Nousheen Iqbal, Aamer Mahmood, Muhammad Irfan, Khurram Minhas.Sarcoidosis presented as retroperitoneal and lung mass. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 25;2015. pii: bcr2014207176. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207176
  • Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan,Nida Ashraf, Safia Awan, Javaid A Khan. Prevalence of tobacco use among women: A cross sectional survey from a squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan . BMC Res Notes. 2015 sept 28; 8: 469.
  •  Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Mohammad Usman Shaikh, Hashir Majid. Pleural effusion as a manifestation of multiple myeloma. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Aug 12;2016. pii: bcr2016215433. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-215433
  •   Arham Zavery, Faisal Qureshi, Arbaz Riaz, Fatima Pervez, Nousheen Iqbal, Javaid A. Khan. Water Pipe (shisha) Use and Legislation Awareness Against Shisha Smoking Among Medical Students: A study from Karachi, Pakistan.In J Community Health .2016 oct. DOI 10.1007/s10900-016-0277-4
  •  Nousheen Iqbal, Javaid Ahmad Khan. Shisha epidemic and lung health. Pak J Chest Med 2016; 22(02): 44-46 (Editorial)
  •  Iqbal N, Irfan M, Zubairi ABS, et al. Clinical manifestations and outcomes of pulmonary aspergillosis: experience from Pakistan. BMJ Open Resp Res Dec 2016;3:e000155. doi:10.1136/bmjresp-2016-000155
  • Iqbal N, Irfan M, Jabeen K, Kazmi MM, Tariq MU. Chronic pulmonary mucormycosis: an emerging fungal infection in diabetes mellitus. J Thorac Dis 2017;9(2):E121-E125. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2017.02.31
  •   Nousheen Iqbal. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.Respipedia, the respiratory wiki. March 2017.15:34:00. Available at:
  •   Fatima Adhi , Rabbia Hasan, Mehreen Adhi, Syed Ali Hamid, Nousheen Iqbal, Javaid Ahmad Khan.Poncet’s disease –two case reports. Journal of Medical Case Reports.2017 April 6;11:93. DOI: 10.1186/s13256-017-1260-0
  •  Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Ali zubairi, Safia awan, Javaid A Khan. Association of hypercapnia on admission with increased length of hospital stay and severity in patients admitted with community acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational study from Pakistan. BMJ Open 2017;7:e013924. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013924
  •  Verda Arshad, Nousheen Iqbal, Haider Ali Saleem, Muhammad Irfan. Case of undiagnosed pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). BMJ Case Reports 2017:bcr-2017-221871 · October 2017
  • DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-221871
  •  Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Hussain, Romana Idress, Muhammad Irfan.Disseminated hydatid cyst of liver and lung. BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-222808
  •  Iqbal N., KHAN, Z. A., Anwar, S. H., Irfan, O., Irfan, B., Mushtaq, A., Bibi, M., Siddiqui, F., Khan, J. Electronic cigarettes use and perception amongst medical students: a cross sectional survey from Sindh, Pakistan. BMC research notes.2018, 11(1), 188-188.
  • Etiology and outcome of pulmonary renal syndrome: Retrospective study from a tertiary care hospital Farah Gul Khan, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan. J Pak Med Assoc
    ​Vol. 69, No. 04, April 2019
  •  Saira Saeed, Javaid Ahmad Khan, Nousheen Iqbal et al; Cancer and how the patients see it; prevalence and perception of risk factors: a cross-sectional survey from a tertiary care centre of Karachi, Pakistan. BMC Public Health201919:360

Clinical Profile

  • Clinical Designation: Consultant Pulmonologist
  • Speciality : Respiratory Medicine( Pulmonology)