Family Medicine - Polyclinics


The Department of Family Medicine & Polyclinics is comprised of two Sections namely:  Family Medicine and Polyclinics.  The Section of Family Medicine is responsible for the health care needs of hospital employees and their eligible dependents of all age groups (approximately 35,000).  The major goal of Family Medicine is to provide cost-effective, efficient and evidence-based health care services.  Family Medicine provides services that include screening, diagnosis, management and prevention of physical and psychosocial conditions, as well as providing health education and medical counseling, occupational and infection control services including assessment of pre-employment, needle stick injuries and TB surveillance. 

The Section of Polyclinics serves as an initial assessment and referral clinic to determine a patient's eligibility for tertiary care services at King Faisal Specialist Hospital.   It is also an ambulatory care facility for tertiary care patients who need special additional management of their chronic diseases.  In addition, Polyclinics provides back up support to the Emergency Room for cases which need urgent follow-up.  Polyclinics are comprised of Medical, Pediatrics and Orthopedic Clinic.


  • Family Medicine has been awarded HIMSS 7 Accreditation. KFSH&RC Family Medicine-Riyadh became the first ambulatory care service outside USA to achieve HIMSS 7 status.     
  • Family Medicine has been awarded HIMSS 6 Accreditation.
  • Establishment of Family Medicine Residency Training Program
  • Establishment of Family Medicine Clerkship Program
  • Establishment of Management of Chronic Diseases Series by organizing 3 symposia every year
  • Increased research activities by our Department Research Committee
  • Establishment of virtual clinics covering regional clinics in collaboration with Health Outreach Services

1- Section of Family Medicine:                                                                                       

Physician clinics provide:                                                                                       

                      - Primary and secondary health care services for eligible patients for scheduled clinics and Walk-in clinic                                                                

                     -  Supports tertiary care services for patients with chronic disease                                       

                     - Premarital Screening                                                                                             

                     - Supportive services and follow-up treatment for patients seen in ER                                

                     - Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinic                                                                                              

                      - Pediatric Clinic                                                                                         

Nurse Clinics provide:                                                                                            

                      - Pre-employment screening:  potential local hires                                                                     

                      - Screening:  all new international hires                                                                                          

                      - Annual re-contracting:  all employees                                                                                          

                      - Travel Medicine                                                                                     

                      - Well Baby Clinic                                                                                      

                      - Diabetes Clinic                                                                                         

                      - OB Screening Clinic                                                                                

                      - Women's Health Clinic                                                                                         

                      - Nutrition Clinic                                                                                        

                      - Medication Re-order Clinic                                                                                 

Occupational Health Clinic provides:                                                                               

                     - Preventive medical measures to food handlers and pesticide workers                             

                     - Management and follow-up of needle stick injuries                                                                 

                     - Management and follow-up for tuberculosis contacts and converters                             

                     - Fit testing                                                                                   

                     - Ergonomic assessment of workplace                                                                                              

2- Section of Polyclinics                                                                                      

                     - Polyclinics is comprised of Medical, Surgical, Pediatrics and Orthopedic Clinic               

                     - Conducts an initial medical assessment for patients with potential tertiary care conditions and makes referral to the subspecialty clinics for patients requiring tertiary care       

                     - Provides clinical services to patients with recurrent problems, and follow up patients seen in Emergency Room.


Contact Information                                                                                      


Family Medicine Appointments                  23005 / 23664                                                

Family Medicine Walk-in Clinic                    31904                                

Family Medicine Nurse Station                    31905                                

Polyclinics Nurse Station                              31885                                

Pediatrics-FM Nurse Station                         31807                                

Nurse Work Room                                         38188                                

Medication Refill E-Services                         31785                

Re-contracting Clinic                                     38231                                


Department Location:                                                                                   

    - Family Medicine            2nd Floor, Outpatient Building                                                   

    - FM Walk-in Clinic          3rd Floor, Outpatient Building                                                    

    - Polyclinics                     3rd Floor, Outpatient Building                                                    

    - Pediatrics                      6th Floor, North Tower Building