Academic Profile


Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

1)      Whitfield CG, Shiwani MH, Garner JP. The modern management of splenic injury: a model for coordinated trauma services. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Aug; 59(8):503-4.

2)      Shiwani M H, Whitfield C G. Laparoscopic Repair of Incisional Hernia: A Valid Option. JPMA May 2009:59(5);263-4.

3)      Shiwani M H. Pakistani Medical Journals: Issue is Readership not the Revenue. J Coll Physicians Surgeons Pak. May 2009, Vol. 19 (5): 329-330.

4)     Shiwani M H. Health of Doctors: A cause of concern. JPMA; April 2009:59 (4). 194-5.

5)     A A M Gadit, M H Shiwani. Medical Refrees:How fare is the verdict. JPMA April 2009 59 (4); 257-8.

6)     Shiwani MH, Whitfield CG. Treatment of achalasia: lets put surgery in its right context. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Mar;59(3):191-2;

7)     Wild JR, Shiwani MH, Ullah Q. Jejunal diverticulitis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009 Feb;19(2):120-2.

8)     Shiwani M H , Gosling J. Variation in the quality of consent for open mesh repair of inguinal hernia. Hernia. 2008 Oct 3.

9)     Supradiapraghmatic Perforation of duodenal ulcer in a giant hiatus hernia, Canadian Journal of Surgery, August 2008; 51(4): E89-90..

10) Safe Medical Practice in Pakistan: are we prepared to adopt a path? Gadit AA., Shiwani M H . Abbasi Y. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008 March; 58(3): 145-7.

11) Heterotopic pancreas of the gallbladder associated with chronic cholecystitis. Shiwani M H., Gosling J. Journal Of Pancreas, 2008; 9(1):30-2.

12) Quality of Medical Literature: Who carries the Cane? Shiwani M H. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2007; 17(12):771-772.

13) Shiwani M H. Mentoring for Surgical Skills: a tool to share the workload.

Canadian Journal of Surg. 2007 Dec; 50(6):432-3.

14) Shiwani M H. A Structured and Standardized National Postgraduate Medical Training Policy: Need of the time. Shiwani M H. JPMA. September 2007; 57:9.

15) Shiwani M H. Impact Factor of Pakistani Medical Journals: A view from abroad. Shiwani M H. JCPSP 2007 August.

16) Laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a local perspective. Shiwani M H.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Apr; 57(4):219.

17) Reforms for Safe Medical Practice. Shiwani M H. J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Apr; 57(4):166-8.

18) Shall we become vegetarian to minimize the risk of coronary heart disease?
Shiwani A H., Aziz A, Shiwani M H. J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Jan; 57(1):46-8.

19) Quality of medical journals: where do we stand? Shiwani M H.J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 Dec; 56(12):570-2.

20) Need for the specialist register in Pakistan. Shiwani M H.J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 Nov; 56(11):564-5.

21) Scope of laparoscopic anti reflux surgery in Pakistan. Shiwani M H.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 Jul; 56(7):334-6.

22) Surgical management of gall bladder carcinoma. Shiwani M H.J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Feb; 57(2):87-91.

23) Cholecystoduodenal fistula secondary to penetrating duodenal ulcer: a case of conservative management. .Shiwani M H..J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006 Jan; 16(1):83-4.

24) Plight of immigrant doctors in UK: Grass is not that green. Shiwani M H. JPMA June; 45 (6):251-296.

25) Quest of prescribing practice in Pakistan. Shiwani M H. J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 May; 56(5):249-50.

26) Clinical governance in Pakistan: myth or reality? Shiwani M H. J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 Mar; 56(3):94-5.

27) Esophageal cancer in East and west: a different disease, pattern or population? Shiwani M H, Khan H N.J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006 Apr; 16(4):314.

28) Primary malignant lymphoma of the appendix associated with acute appendicitis. Shiwani M H.J Coll Phys Surg Pak. 2006 Jan; 16(1):79-80.

29) Doctors, patients and informed consent. Shiwani M H.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2005 Sep;55(9):407.

30) Gastric Stromal Tumour. .Shiwani M H. JCPSP; 2005 Nov; 15(11):731-2.

31) Surgical management of carcinoma of gall bladder, (Editorial)

European Gastroenterology Review 2005 (

32) Gallbladder carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of twenty-two years experience of a single teaching hospital. Memon MA, Shiwani MH, Anwar S, Memon B.Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 Mar 17; 2(1).

33) “Plight of Psychiatric Asian Patients in UK” Journal of Psychiatric Association of Pakistan, March 2003.

34) Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: results of surgical treatment of a single center. Memon MA, Shiwani MH, Anwar S. Hepatogastroenterology. 2004 Sep-Oct; 51(59):1275-7.

35) Ischaemic foot: an unusual cause. Shiwani MH, Bashker S, Basheer AM, Curley PJ. Postgrad Med J 2002 Aug; 78(922):501.

36) An unusual intra-abdominal tumour. Shiwani MH, Breen DJ, Giles T, Wedgwood KR. Postgrad Med J 2001 Sep; 77(911):605, 613-4.

37) “Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery, A Personal Experience “Published in “Surgery” August 1994.


Published Abstracts

  1. The role of straight to test endoscopy for two week-wait referrals suspected of upper gastrointestinal malignancy. GUT supplement 2008.
  2. Does routine rigid sigmoidoscopy have a role in the outpatient setting? Khan, H. N.; Allami, Z.; Shiwani, M. H. Lower Gastrointestinal 9314. British Journal of Surgery. 93 Supplement S1:217, September 2006.
  3. Pre and post mortem diagnoses - are we doing enough? General Surgery 9676. AL-Lami, Z. B.; Khan, H. N.; Shiwani, M. H. British Journal of Surgery. 93 Supplement S1:177-178, September 2006.
  4. Are the D1s (TTOs or immediate discharge summaries) completed adequately or seriously. Rathod S., Shiwani M H. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 87(2):144 March 2005.
  5. Practice of Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical Patients in a district general hospital, GUT 2003; 52 (Supple) VI) A229.
  6. Impact of Two Week waits Referral on the management of Upper GI Cancer. Gut Supplement, March 2003 and GUT 2003;52 (Suppl) VI) A146.
  7. Laparoscopic splenectomy: an early experience. Shiwani M H, Kappiris S, Reed J, Sedmen P, Royston C M S. British Journal of Surgery. .87 suppl. 1:70,:June 2000.
  8. “Impact of the introduction of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on the Length of stay and bed utilization in a District General Hospital”, GUT 2000.
  9. “A practical approach to diagnosis and selection of patients for proximal pancreatic resection”. Digestion 1998; 59 (Suppl 3): 482.
  10. “Failure of CT scan and ERCP in the diagnosis of proximal pancreatic and peri-pancreatic diseases”. British Journal of Surgery, July 1998.
  11. “The role of pancreatic resection in the face of equivocal high resolution CT scans of the pancreas. GUT 1998; 42 (suppl.1) A10.
  12. Acute appendicitis associated with malignant lymphoma: A case report
    M H Shiwani,MAl-Hashmi,JRAusobsky..Gastroenterology .15 April 1998 (Vol. 114, Page A679).
  13. The role of pancreatic resection in the face of equivocal high resolution CT scan of the pancreas .M Shiwani, D Breen, T Giles, S Anwar, R Hodson, K Wedgwood .Gastroenterology .15 April 1998 (Vol. 114, Page A498)


Book Chapter

Cancer of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners-US-ISBN: 1861562659.Porock, Davinia (EDT) /Palmer, Diane (EDT) / Publisher: Whurr Pub Ltd Published 2004/04.

eLetters in scientific journals:

  • Academic performance of ethnic minorities in medical schools: Finding more reasons to discriminate? eBMJ 14th October 2008.

  • Adverse Effects of Reduction in Junior Doctors Working Hours eBMJ, 8 December 2004.

  • Response to Quality improvement programme to achieve acceptable colonoscopy completion rates: prospective before and after study. eBMJ: 20 Nov.2004 .