About Us

History:

Completed at the cost of Rs3.6 billion, the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) was formally inaugurated on September 25th, 2012. The 272-bed cardiology hospital that took two years to be constructed was opened for public by the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at an elaborate ceremony held for the purpose. Renowned cardiologist Major General (Retd.) Dr. Azhar Mehmood Kayani of Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology is the chief executive of RIC.
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Our Mission :

Committed to provide a full spectrum of high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative cardiac services through holistic client centered approaches along with improving the knowledge and attitude of the community. Training and research through innovative techniques is the center point of our mission.

Our Philosophy :

We recognize and respect the individuality, confidentiality and dignity of each patient and provide quality care regardless of the patient’s social status. The provision of care is designed to support ultimate patient care and to bring innovations based on patient needs.

Our Objective :

Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology aims to promote and restore the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by heart disease. Our services help patients and their families learn about treatments, identify risk factors and work toward making heart-healthy lifestyle changes. Our objectives demonstrate our commitment to the promotion of health, education, clinical care and research:

Services

This sections shows the Services we provide

Laboratory

Our Laboratories have fully automated equipment and provides high quality diagnostic services in general with specialization in screening for Cardiac Diseases. The role of Clinical Laboratories is well recognized for providing outstanding and comprehensive care to the patients.

Outdoor Checkup

Following the internationally set standards by American college of cardiology and European society of cardiology for the care of cardiac patients, we have the facilities to diagnose and treat cardiac emergencies like Acute MI, Non-STEMI, Unstable angina, stable angina, pulmonary embolism, Aortic diseases, Heart failure, Arrhythmia and so on.

Emergency

The emergency department of Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology is a state of art facility, first of its kind in the public sector Rawalpindi Division. The department is well equipped with all the necessary gadgetry to handle all cardiac emergencies adequate number of well trained staff to provide timely and quality care to the patients round the clock, 24/7.

Patients Diagnosis
  • Electrocardiogram.
  • Blood tests to check the levels of potassium, magnesium, hormones and other chemicals that may affect your heart's ability to function properly.
  • Imaging tests like chest X-ray, echocardiogram, nuclear scan.
  • Other tests like Electrical system (electrophysiological) testing and mapping, Coronary catheterization (angiogram), Ejection fraction testing.