The Karachi Campus is strategically located at 5 kms from Malir No. 15, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal. The beautiful and lush green campus houses the Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Al-Tibri Medical College, Isra School of Optometry and Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology.
AL-TIBRI MEDICAL COLLEGE
The Al-Tibri Medical College is committed to academic excellence in medical education. It caters for the urgent need for community oriented, competent, dedicated and above all caring medical doctors, dentists, vision scientists and nurses who through their comprehensive understanding and acquisition of relevant Skills can deal with the health problems of the people.
The purpose-built college building has been designed in accordance with the specifications of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC), and comprises lecture halls, demonstration rooms, laboratories, museums, library, auditorium and staff offices. It is equipped with modern and state of the art teaching aids and laboratory equipment to impart quality education in a clean and serene environment.
Al-Tibri Medical College has its own teaching hospital, which has all the essential clinical departments including Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Radiology, Clinical Laboratory and Operation Theatres. All clinical departments are furnished with modern equipment to provide high quality medical care. The faculty members in both basic medical sciences and clinical sciences are highly qualified and experienced professionals, as per the guidelines of PM&DC.
The programs offered by AL-TIBRI Medical College are approved and recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council.
ISRA SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY & ISRA POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (ISO & IPIO)
ISRA SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY
The Isra School of Optometry offers training and education in the field of vision sciences. It greatly contributes in producing human resources required at mid-level ophthalmic personnel both nationally and internationally. The building has been donated by Sight Savers International (SSI) by virtue of the charitable services offered by the Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital in the field of eye care.
ISRA POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (IPIO)
The IPIO is a constituent body of Isra University and located in the suburbs of the mega city of Karachi. It started as a small eye unit in the name of Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital (IEH) in 1990 at a Community Centre of the same suburb and has grown to be a Tertiary Hospital that boasts a 70-bed indoor facility with 28 consultation rooms and 5 Operation Theatres.
IPIO was recognized in 1988 by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for residency training leading to postgraduate fellowship and membership in the discipline of Ophthalmology. On the other hand IPIO launched Ophthalmic Paramedics training program in 1994 which is recognized by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). To this date (June 2009), the Institute has trained about 288 Ophthalmic Paramedics, 20 FRCS, 30 FCPS, 6 Refractionists, 40 Cataract Surgeons and 12 MCPS professionals.
IPIO runs a full time training program in ophthalmology that includes lectures, case presentations, vet labs, workshops, internal assessments, and on job training. This centre has well developed subspecialty units that include Vitreo-Retina, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Cornea, Glaucoma, Cataract and Low-Vision Aids. IPIO has also approached CPSP for recognition of Second Fellowship in Vitreo-Retina. The Isra College of Optometry offers a 4-year bachelor's degree program in optometry to develop mid-level ophthalmic work force to serve at primary level hospitals and at higher levels, both nationally and internationally.