The Department of Medicine KFSH&RC-J is an innovative health care leader with a focus on advancing, developing and delivering cutting-edge patient care, outstanding medical research and a high standard of education that will prepare our future health care team. Our department is one of the Hospital's largest clinical departments with an annual admission in excess of 1,500 patients.

We are committed to provide our patients with excellent care from the time of admission to the transition back to the outpatient setting. We serve the hospital by working collaboratively with other medical professionals and by fostering a culture of safety with a focus on quality improvement and Zero Harm.

The Department operates in a positive and diverse culture and strives to provide our healthcare providers with all the technical, educational and professional support that they require. One of the Department's main strengths is our outstanding skilled team of physicians and nurses working here.

The Department of Medicine has made invaluable contributions toward clinical care, education and research within our Organization. Moreover, it is evident that the Department has the potential and the determination to take a more proactive role in fostering the changes faced by our Hospital in its new transition.

Services

Gastroenterology

  • Outpatient Service - General GI/Hepatology Clinics
  • Special Services:
    • Hepatocellular Carcinoma Subspecialisty Clinic
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
    • Pancreaticobiliary Clinic
  • Inpatient Services - GI inpatient and Inpatient Consultation

Endoscopic Procedures

  • EGD/Colonoscopy diagnostic/Therapeutic
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Diagnostic/Therapeutic)
  • ERCP (Diagnostic/Therapeutic)
  • Pediatric ERCP
  • Fibroscan
  • Fluoroscopic Luminal Dilatation/Stenting
  • Endoscopic Variceal Banding/Glue

Nephrology

    • Outpatient Services:
      • General Nephrology Clinics
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Inpatient Services:
    • Inpatient consultation service
    • General nephrology inpatient service
    • Hemodialysis
  • Special Services:
    • Inpatients for Renal Transplant (RTU)

    • Outpatient clinic for post renal transplant

    • Outpatient clinics for pre-renal transplant

    • Outpatient clinics for chronic kidney disease

Pulmonary Medicine

  • Outpatient services:
    • COPD, Asthma, Sleep Apnea, Lung Fibrosis, Simple and complex pleural effusions,
    • interstitial lung disease, lung cancer diagnosis, lung nodules, and pulmonary hypertension.
  • Inpatient consultation service - Offers procedures to diagnose and treat lung conditions:
    • Fiber optic Bronchoscopy with Bronchoalveolar Lavage
    • Fiber optic Bronchoscopy with Endobronchial and fluoroscopic Transbronchial Biopsy
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Polysomnography
    • CT-Guided Pleural and Lung Biopsies
    • Thoracentesis with pleural catheters

Critical Care Medicine

  • Running and managing a wide spectrum of medical and post-surgical intensive care cases with an emphasis on high standards and a cutting edge of medical treatment on the arena of critical care medicine.

Internal Medicine

  • Outpatient Services:
    • Internal medicine clinics
    • CTU follow-up clinics
    • Anticoagulation clinic
    • VIP clinics
  • Inpatient Services
    • Clinical teaching unit (CTU) and daily inpatient medical consultation for other departments.

Endocrinology

  • Special Service - Admission of Radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer
  • Inpatient Service - Consultation
  • Outpatient services
    • diabetic clinic, thyroid cancer clinic, general endocrine clinic,
    • endocrine protocol and DPU for dynamic testing and IV medication

Infectious Diseases

  • Special services
    • acquired immunodeficiency clinic and immunocompromised clinic
    • Daily consultation service for various community acquired and health care associated infections in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients including ER, CTU, cardiac, surgical, ICU, OBS/Gyn, Oncology/Hematology, solid organ transplant and hematological transplant and HIV patients.
    • Hematology and infectious diseases weekly multidisciplinary rounds
    • General infectious diseases clinic

Dermatology

  • Inpatient consultation and treats variety of cutaneous diseases, and specialized in treating the following:
    • Cutaneous malignancies including but not limited to Cutaneous T cell lymphoma, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers
    • Autoimmune conditions such as lupus, localized scleroderma and morphea, and dermatomyositis.
    • Inflammatory disorders such as psoriasis, psoriasis arthritis, lichen planus, pyoderma gangrenosum.
    • Hair and nail diseases such as alopecia areata
    • Drug induced and viral exanthems
    • Warts
    • Ache
    • Pediatric dermatology including hemangiomas, port wine stains and genetic disorders
    • Photosensitive disorders such as polymorphus light eruption and solar urticarial
    • Urticaria
    • Allergic contact dermatitis
    • Atopic dermatitis