Samina Afzal Dr.

Paediatric Oncology/Haematology
English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Core competencies

  • Treatment of children up to age of 18 years with haematological malignancies such as:
  •  Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Acute lymphoid leukemia
  • Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Solid tumour (Wilms tumor, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, other rare solid tumours)
  • Management of all paediatric brain tumours 
  • Treatment of benign hematological conditions e.g. anemia, thrombocytopenia, Sickle cell etc.


Dr. Samina Afzal is a Consultant Paediatric Oncologist/ Haematologist at Mediclinic City Hospital and has 18 years of extensive experience in Paediatric Oncology and Haematology.

She has trained and worked in two of the top hospitals of the world including Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada. In addition she had an exclusive one year fellowship in paediatric brain tumours in SickKids, Canada.

Recently she was working at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, Dubai, where she dealt with tumours of various types.

Prior to that Dr. Afzal had a distinction to work as Consultant – Paediatric Oncology/Haematology at IWK Children’s Hospital, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada and Consultant – Paediatric Oncology at University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Dr. Afzal has published almost 20 papers in international journals. She had oral / poster presentations in International Conferences including SIOP, ASH, ASPHO, ASBMT and ISPNO.

She has been member of Society of International Oncology Pediatric (SIOP), American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (ASPHO) and Children Oncology Group (North America).


MBRU: Adjunct Clinical Professor
On specialist Register (Pediatric Oncologist) GMC, UK.
Fellowship Hematology Oncology Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.


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