Sofia Hanif

Dr. Sofia Hanif General Practitioner Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Years of Experience : 10

Nationality : Pakistan

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi

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Dr. Sofia is certified Specialist Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist. She is expert in dealing all the diseases related to GI Tract, liver as well as Pancreatobiliary system. She performs all forms of diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopic procedures. Dr. Sofia has 10 years of experience as a Physician. She has completed her academic degree MBBS from Karachi, Pakistan. Then, She completed her postgraduation speciality training of 5yrs in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan and obtained Fellowship of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS) in 2022. Since 2022, she appointed as specialist Gastroenterologist in, Pakistan. She deals with diseases like Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Celiac disease, IBD & pancreatobiliary diseases. She has performed numerous upper and lower GI endoscopic procedures, including diagnostic as well therapeutic. She has attended various training workshops regarding basic and advanced endoscopic procedures. She has obtained membership of various societies of GI & Liver diseases. As a part of her training programme, She has obtained numerous certificates including Basic Life Support (From AHA).

Awards & Achievements

  • Medicine de Bachelor , Bachelor of Surgery MBBS , Pakistan
  • Fellowship of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan – FCPS – Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Young Researcher award in PSSLD held in December 2019 in Pakistan
  • Best Oral Presentation award in PSG in March ,2020
  • Delivered Oral Research Presentation at WCOG , held in December 2022, Dubai


  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Ascitic Paracentesis
  • Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopy - for dx of tumours and various inflammatory conditions
  • Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Variceal band ligation
  • Injection sclerotherapy
  • Hemoclip application for ulcer bleed
  • Esophageal Stricture dilatation
  • Pneumatic Dilatation for Achalasia
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Injection sclerotherapy
  • Advanced Pancreatobiliary Procedures
  • ERCP and biliary stone retrieval
  • ERCP and biliary stent placement


  • Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan – FCPS
  • Licence holder for Health Authority Abu Dhabi HAAD- DOH
  • Member of Pakistan society of Study of Liver Diseases PSSLD
  • Joint Secretary - Faisalabad society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology -FSGH