Afghan Biographies

Ghayur, Abdul Ghafar Dr.

Name Ghayur, Abdul Ghafar Dr.
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Plastic Surgeon
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Plastic Surgeon
3. Biodata:
Dr. Abdul Ghafar Ghayur Dr. Abdul Ghafarghiur, graduated from Ningarhar medical college 2002 and has done his masters in plastic surgery from lahore, pakistan and done cleft surgery training from india working as plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon in kabul and turkey. Dr. Abdul Ghafar Ghayur spent six years studying plastic surgery in Pakistan and received further training abroad from the German Cleft Children's Aid Society. He performs most operations in Kabul, but also works elsewhere. According to his own words he has done more then 4000 cleft surgeries in different provinces of Afghanistan and Kabul since 9 years. Ghayur has  worked in Sana hospital and Royal medical complex. Every year he is planning to operate around 400 cleft lip and palate children free of cost all over the afghan provinces.  Beside doing cleft surgeries he is training local surgeon to operate some of sample cases of cleft and skin problems.


His latest trip was to Kunduz, a province partially under the control of Taliban militants and battered by intense fighting this summer.

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced that Dr. Abdul Ghafar Ghayur, a plastic surgeon, has performed nearly 190 joint and lip surgeries.(20220426)

Ghayur is married and has 3 children.


He speaks Pashtu, Dari, Urdu and English.

Last Modified 2024-01-24
Established 2022-04-27