PROF. DR. MUHAMMAD ARSHAD CHOHAN studied medicine at Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore and graduated in 1985. He joined Services Hospital Lahore for his postgraduate residency and continued his training in the UK and Republic of Ireland afterwards. He recieved his Diploma in Obstetrics (D.Obs) in 1991 from the Royal College of Physicians Ireland, MRCOG in 1994 from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) London, and FCPS in 1994 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). He was elevated to FRCOG in 2006. He was awarded FCPS by College of Physicians and Surgeons Bangladesh in 2010 in acknowledgment of his contribution in the working of this College.
PROF. CHOHAN has served as Chairman/Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at King Edward Medical University/Lady Willingdon Hospital Lahore. He has served in the specialty for 34 years in various capacities at multiple hospitals in Lahore as well as Ireland/United Kingdom. He is the author of two exceptionally renowned text books named Fundamentals of Gynaecology and Fundamentals of Obstetrics, which are read by almost every medical student in Pakistan graduating after 2000. These books are also popular among medical students in the neighboring countries. He is a pioneer in establishing a “FREE” annual preparatory course for postgraduate students of obstetrics and gynaecology named Friday Session. Majority of young consultants currently working in Punjab are among the thousands of beneficiaries of this voluntary academic activity.
PROF. DR. MUHAMMAD ARSHAD CHOHAN is the Patron/Custodian of CRAFT conferences. CRAFT conference is a biennial academic congregation, where leading faculty (both national and international) is invited to teach/train all upcoming and practicing gynaecologists from all parts of Pakistan. These conferences have contributed tremendously in terms of elevation of maternal health care services across the country. He is the Chief Executive of CRAFT-IVF center. This is a state of the art assisted fertility treatment center, where infertility patients are treated and young gynaecologists are trained to serve in different parts of the country subsequently.
PROF. CHOHAN has served as the Dean of Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology CPSP, and Joint Secretary SOGP. Currently he is the Chairman of Society of Human Reproductive Health (SHRH) Pakistan, Chairman Lahore Chapter SOGP and Member of Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology CPSP Karachi. He is actively involved in academic activities like supervisorship, examinations, workshops and seminars across Pakistan and internationally. He has published more than 30 research papers in national and international journals.