The Institute of Health & Management Sciences was initially established in the year 2006 under the SEHAT (Society for Education, Health, Awareness, and Technology) act 1870. IHMS Institute is also registered with relevant bodies of the Government of Pakistan as under;

IHMS is successfully running the Doctor of Physical Therapy (5-year) Program since 2015 in affiliation with Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad



Research and evidence-based learning will direct you throughout the program. With a mix of individual and group assessments, written and oral presentations, and skills-based assessments, your learning will focus on developing both the breadth and depth of your knowledge in this field of study.


Clinical overview

As a Doctor of Physiotherapy student, you will be a part of an active and energetic cohort of peers. Your interest in the human body and its abilities will be shared and supported by a diverse group of fellow students with a wide range of backgrounds, education, and experiences.


As a student, you will experience the inner workings of the clinical schools and world-renowned facilities of the IHMS. Throughout your training, you will have access to unrivaled opportunities across a range of specialist areas such as cardio-respiratory, pediatrics, musculoskeletal, and neurological physiotherapy practice.


While a Doctor of Physiotherapy student, you will learn contemporary practices from world-class staff and researchers, and harness the University’s innovative teaching styles. As a graduate, you will be well equipped with a degree that places you in the top echelon of physiotherapists in Pakistan and All over the World.


Clinical Practice Opportunities

As a student in the Doctor of Physiotherapy, there will be many opportunities to explore clinical practice, research, and advocacy. The opportunities for students range from private and sporting facility practice to community health and major hospitals. Our close relationships with our clinical partners such as AFRIM, NIH, and Poly Clinic allow students to experience exclusive clinical experience in the country’s leading institutions.


Throughout the program, you will witness the power of health care in action. As a student, you may have the opportunity to work with a variety of community groups. Your ability to analyse health problems in context and build outcomes that work will have tangible effects on people’s lives.


Through contact with established physiotherapists, you can develop your leadership and management skills. You will witness how successful physiotherapists structure and run their own businesses. You will also learn how to future-proof your work with a greater understanding of new and innovative practices, which will equip you to better serve patients now and beyond.