Dr. Naveed Zaman Akhunzada graduated from Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad in 2009. After clearing his FCPS (Surgery) in 2011 he received general surgery training from MMC Mardan, Khyber Teaching hospital Peshawar, HMC Hayatabad, and AMC Abbottabad. He started a neurosurgery residency at the Aga Khan University Hospital in 2013 and graduated in 2017. He remained an instructor at the AKUH till July 2019 and joined Rehman Medical institute as an Assistant Professor and consultant neurosurgeon in August 2019. Dr. Akhunzada is an avid researcher and teacher interested in multi-institute outcomes and capacity building across Pakistan.