Mohsin Qureshi

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Mohsin Muhammad Qureshi
Surgeon General of Pakistan
Personal details
EducationMBBS, King Edwards Medical College
Alma mater
  • Army Medical College
  • Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute
AwardsHilal-e-Imtiaz (Military)

Lieutenant General Mohsin Muhammad Qureshi, HI(M) is a Pakistani physician and a serving three-star general [1] in the Pakistan Army. He belongs to the Pakistan Army Medical Corps (AMC) and is serving as the Surgeon General of Pakistan Army. He is also the Colonel commandant of Army Medical Corps.

Lieutenant General Mohsin's career in AMC spans over more than three decades with experience in command, staff and instructional appointments in Armed Forces. He has played significant role in public /community health/ epidemiology sectors in Pakistan. He is known to be an expert in Policy Planning and implementation Strategy expert in Healthcare. He has played a role in implementation of Hospital Management System (HMS) in military hospitals across Pakistan; specially targeting Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

Early life and education

Lieutenant General Mohsin Qureshi is a graduate of King Edwards Medical College, Lahore. He is also qualified MSc Healthcare Management. He is a fellow of Royal College of Physician of Edinburgh (FRCP) [2], United Kingdom. Lieutenant General Mohsin has also been awarded Fellowship in Medical Human Resource Management, United Kingdom. He also holds postgraduate diploma in Aerospace Medicine. He is also Surface Warfare course qualified. He has also attended Mutual Exchange Program in Medical Operational Logistics from Germany. He has also attended various courses including “Enhanced Clinical Leadership” and “Leading for Quality and Improvement” from United Kingdom. He is a chartered member of Institute of Logistics and Transport, United Kingdom and Lead Auditor for ISO 9001-2015 quality assurance program for hospitals.

Military career

Lieutenant General Mohsin has Commanded level-5 Flagship Base Hospital at Rawalpindi, level-4 hospital in operational area. He has also served in Siachen and Kashmir. He has served as Flight Surgeon at Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He served as flight surgeon in Pakistan Navy (PN) and Pakistan Ari Force (PAF) as well as RMO on board PN ship. Lieutenant General Mohsin has the distinguished honor of being the Chief Instructor of Institute of Aerospace Medicine Karachi besides being Divisional Director Medical Services of a deployed infantry Division and Director Medical Services Corps Logistic. He has served as Directing Staff Coord at Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute Rawalpindi and Inspector General Hospitals at General Headquarters Medical Directorate. He has served as the Commandant Combined Military Hospitals [3] [4], Rawalpindi. Since 15 December 2022 he has assumed the appointment of Surgeon General/Director General Medical Services (Inter Services).

Qureshi is a recipient of Chief of Air Staff Commendation Card and is also awarded with Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military).

Details of military assignments

Details of various military assignments Mohsin has performed are as under:

From - To Appointment
Jan 1990 – Jul 1990 Worked as a family physician
Jul 1990 – Sep 1990 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Sep 1990 – Aug 1991 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Aug 1991 – Oct 1992 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Oct 1992 – Jan 1994 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Jan 1994 – Jul 1995 Worked as flight surgeon
Jul 1995 – Mar 1999 Worked as flight surgeon
Mar 1999 – May 2001 Worked as flight surgeon
May 2001 – Mar 2002 Chief Instructor Aerospace Medicine
Mar 2002 – Sep 2003 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Oct 2003 – Apr 2004 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Apr 2004 – Aug 2006 Worked as family & preventive medicine physician and health care provider in field
Aug 2006 – Jul 2007 Health Care Manager
Jul 2007 – Sep 2009 Commanding Officer
Sep 2009 – Jul 2010 Health Care Manager
Aug 2010 – Aug 2011 Director of Management Sciences
Aug 2011 – Jul 2012 Commander
Jun 2012 – Jul 2012 Operational Logistic Observer
Jul 2012 – Aug 2014 Deputy Director Medical Services
Aug 2014 – Dec 2014 Attended leadership and management on Job Training
Jan 2015 – Aug 2015 Health Care Manager
Aug 2015 – Sep 2016 Director Medical Services
Sep 2016 – Aug 2018 Headed level-4 hospital
Aug 2018 – Mar 2020 HoD, Health Management Sciences
Mar 2020 – May 2020 Inspector General hospitals/ Quality assurance chief
May 2022 – Dec 2022 Headed level-5 hospital
Dec 2022 – To date Surgeon General

National appointments

  • Member Board of Governors - National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad
  • Member Council – Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Islamabad
  • Member of Board of Studies - Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI), Rawalpindi
  • Member Board of Governors Medical Askari – Army Welfare Trust, Rawalpindi

Research and publications

Lieutenant General Mohsin has a total of four publications including:

  • Susceptibility profile of pathogens causing Urinary Tract Infection in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Pakistan. Infectious Diseases Journal of Pakistan [5], 2019; 28(1)

Personal life

Mohsin is married and has two children. Both of them are IT Engineers.

Awards and decorations

In three decades of his service, Mohsin has been awarded with multiple awards and medals.

Hijri Tamgha

(Hijri Medal)


Tamgha-e-Salgirah Pakistan

(Independence Day

Golden Jubilee Medal)



(Nuclear Test Medal)


10 Years Service Medal Tamgha-e-Istaqlal Pakistan

(Escalation with India Medal)


20 Years Service Medal

(Medal of Conviction)


30 Years Service Medal Hilal-e-Imtiaz


(Crescent of Excellence)



  1. "List of serving generals of the Pakistan Army", Wikipedia, 2023-08-14, retrieved 2023-08-15
  2. Admin (2012-10-23). "Fellowship".
  3. "Gen Bajwa pays farewell visit to Army Medical Corps". The Express Tribune. 2022-11-19.
  4. "COAS pays farewell visit to various setups of Army Medical Corps". The Nation. 2022-11-19.
  5. "Infectious Diseases Journal of Pakistan".

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