Srinagar: Dr Farooq Ahmad Jan has been appointed as the new medical superintendent of the SKIMS Hospital Soura on Saturday.
He will take over the charge from the Dr Amin Tabish who attained superannuation.
As per the official order issued by Director SKIMS, Dr Omar Javed Shah, who is also ex-officio secretary to the government reads that Dr Farooq Ahmad Jan, Additional Professor in the Department of Hospital Administration shall function as Medical Superintendent.
“He will be responsible for overall functioning of the Hospital and matters relating to the service Department till further orders,” reads the order.
Dr Farooq has a number of publications to his credit. He has also authored book on ‘Step by Step Quality Hospital care’. He has also an experience of working as Medical Superintendent in SKIMS before also for two years during which institute initiated some reforms and progressed manifold.
Meanwhile Dr Ghulam Nabi Yatoo, Professor Gastroenterology has been posted as HOD Gastroenterology on the superannuation of Dr Gul Javid.