Pediatric Oncology




   To serve children with the highest level of healthcare and best patient and family experience in an integrated education and research setting.


To be the specialized healthcare provider of choice for every child and parent.

Days and Hours of Operation:

  • Ambulatory Services:

Sunday to Wednesday, 07:30 to 17:00

Thursday, 07:30 to 16:00

  • Inpatient Services:

                Inpatient, on-call Physician/Staff 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Emergency Services through the Emergency Room


Scope of Service:

The Department of Pediatric Oncology, KFSH&RC-Madinah provides access to specialized healthcare services for children, age 0-14 years in the heart of their community.  Based on the current needs as well as the strategic goals of the hospital, the primary focus of the Department is to provide access to highly specialized services that are not available regionally, with a primary area of focus being Pediatric Hematology/Oncology care.

In addition to Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, the department also provides select and focused services in other Pediatric specialty and subspecialty areas with the aim to support and enhance specialty care regionally in the areas of pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology & nutrition, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology, genetics & metabolic disorders, and palliative care. 

Pediatric Intensive Care as well as Neonatal Intensive Care Services are also available with a multidisciplinary approach as an integral part of our care.

Research & Education:

In alignment with the organization’s strategic goals and objectives, the department promotes research and active collaboration and participation in clinical trials, outcomes analysis and the promotion of screening and prevention in childhood disorders. 

Post-graduate education and training is supported and sponsored through collaborative activities both within the organization as well as through networking activities regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Location & Services:

The following areas/units have dedicated Pediatric trained and certified staff to provide services based on the clinical condition and needs of the patient:

Ambulatory Services
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Ambulatory Infusion Areas
  • Day Medical Unit (DMU) and Day Procedure Unit (DPU)
  • Infusion Bay (Chemotherapy & related services)
Emergency and Urgent Medical Services
  • Emergency Room (Ground Floor, Main Building)
Inpatient and Critical Care
  • Inpatient Pediatric Unit(s) (4th & 5th Floor, Main Building)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (2nd Floor, Main Building)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (2nd Floor, Main Building)



Our Current Staff are Board Certified in the areas of their specialty which include Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Endocrinology, General Pediatrics, Genetics & Metabolic Disorders, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Complex & Palliative Care, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care, and Neonatology.


  We are proud to have established the “Child Friendly” Spaces Program with play therapy in collaboration with the Talat School and other national and international collaborations with plans for expansion over several phases and years.

Available Treatment Modalities: 

  • All modalities used in diagnosing and stabilizing the acutely ill child include:
  • Imaging studies including CT, MRI, & PET for radiology evaluations, Echocardiography
  • Laboratory testing includes histopathological diagnosis post diagnostic procedures such as biopsies, endoscopy, bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutic procedures such as noninvasive, invasive ventilation, therapeutic apheresis, CRRT, renal and peritoneal dialysis
  • Intravenous fluids and medications
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy including biological response modifiers such as monoclonal antibodies
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Clinical Trial Participation
  • Second opinion consultation and tele-health services