Recognized by PM&DC || Affiliated with College of Physicians and Surgeons, Karachi, Pakistan (CPSP)
Fellowship (FCPS) and Membership (MCPS) training
Fellowship of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS) and Membership of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (MCPS) is as per guidelines and training protocols laid down by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).
MIHS is the first institute in this region and the only one in private sector imparting FCPS and MCPS postgraduate training in two important dental disciplines namely Orthodontics and Operative Dentistry.
Eligibility criteria, programme details and fee structure are as laid down by CPSP and is available at thier website http://www.cpsp.edu.pk/
Dr. Amjad Mehmood
Supervisor FCPS / MCPS Orthodontics
Orthodontics Department of MIHS is one of the few centers in Rawalpindi / Islamabad providing opportunities for post-graduate training in Orthodontics since 2010. This includes Fellowship (FCPS) and Membership (MCPS) programs with the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).
FCPS is a four year training program meeting the educational requirements and the rules and regulations issued by the CPSP. The number of Post-graduate residents varies from time to time; the maximum number at one time was thirteen. These residents are being trained in a structured and interactive fellowship program run by the faculty members which include:
Dr. Amjad Mahmood BDS, FDS RCSEd (UK)
Dr. Afeef Umer Zia BDS, FCPS
The eligibility to apply for the FCPS training program is to have cleared the FCPS Part-I examination. Selection is on the basis of an interview assessment by the interviewing board of MIHS. In the interview, the candidates are evaluated on the basis of their knowledge of general dentistry, computer skills and English language. The personality assessment is also considered as an important part of the evaluation. There is no written test and no assessment of Orthodontics (as a specialty).
MCPS is a two year program, all dental graduates can apply and the selection criteria remain the same. For the latest guidelines and further details on the entry requirements for these training programs, please visit the CPSP website: www.cpsp.edu.pk
The upcoming post graduate training programs include a university degree of MDS (Masters in Dental Surgery).