Dr. Irfan Salim

  • Graduated from Khyber College of Dentistry in 2008.
  • House Job and Internship in 2008 to 2010. 
  • Attachment at Arrowe Park Hospital, part of Wirral University at UK.
  • Private Dentistry from 2010 to 2014 at various dental clinics in Peshawar.
  • Worked as Trainee Medical Officer at Periodontology department, KCD, under the supervision of Dr Shamim Akhtar, 2013 to 2014.
  • Cleared MOH UAE, 2015.
  • Cleared DHA UAE, 2015.
  • Cleared HAAD UAE, 2015.
  • Worked in United Arab Emirates from 2015 to 2018 in Dentistry.
  • MCPS Degree from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan in 2018.
  • Worked as Registrar in Periodontology Department at Kohat Institute of Dental Sciences 2018
  • Worked as Registrar in Periodontology department at RCD till Dec 2018.
  • Promoted to Senior Registrar in Periodontology Department, RCD, 2019.
  • Working as Head of Quality Evaluation Cell (QEC) at Rehman College of Dentistry since June 2019.
  • Have single handedly worked on the QEC after the first meeting at KMU in June 2019, making it one of the Province’s digitalized QEC. I have done the following after forming the QEC
    • Modular Faculty and Course evaluation questionnaires
    • Faculty ratings created per module from the Faculty Evaluation Questionnaires, insuring regular turn around.
    • Faculty ratings on average per question to help insure and mark deficiencies to promote Quality assurance leading to improvement of Quality to students.
    • Created webpage for easy access to students of the QEC questionnaires. Regularly maintained by Dr Irfan Salim (rcdqec.blogspot.com)
    • Annual feedback from the faculty about satisfaction level. Last conducted in 2019 end.
    • Attending regular QEC meeting to insure presence in the dental and medical colleges of KPK.
    • Recently Online education evaluation has been conducted. 


Area of Expertise    

  • Non-surgical and Surgical periodontal therapy
  • Aesthetic dentistry (Digital smile design)
  • Patient management and reassessment
  • Patient handling
  • Quality Evaluation Cell formation and working since June 2019 to present


Course Taught

  • Clinical demonstration to 3rd Year BDS
  • Theoretical lectures to 3rd Year BDS


  • BDS
  • MCPS


  • Inhalation Sedation – 2020 
  • Digital Smile Design, UAE – 2016
  • Clear aligners, UAE – 2015
  • BLS by Rescue 1122 – 2020
  • BLS by American Dental Association - 2014
  • Clinical Implantology, Dr Khurram Ataullah – 2011
  • Accredited Specialist in Periodontology at CPSP


  • Winner 3m ESPE Pakistan Quiz Competition – Oct 2014
  • Best Oral Research Presentation, KMU Annual Research Health Symposium, 2010.


  • Letter of appreciation from Operative Dentistry & Endodontic Department, Khyber College of Dentistry

Professional membership

  • PMDC
  • CPSP