With its eight subspecialty units (Allergy/Immunology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Rheumatology), three medical units (Sleep Medicine Unit, Hemodialysis Unit, and Endoscopy), and two outstanding training programs (Residency and Fellowship), the Department of Medicineprovides primary medical care services to in- and out-patients. The department is one of the largest at the hospital, and it constantly strives to update its technology and medical care through research and development. Its new programs include the Pulmonary Hypertension Program, the Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit, and the Vascular Access Program.

 

The Department of Medicine strives to provide state-of-the art medical care through high quality, patient-centered care, innovative research, training and education.

 

Scope of Services:

  1. The Department of Medicine is involved in tertiary patient care in all subspecialties of Medicine, such as Allergy/Immunology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonary Medicine, Rheumatology, Geriatrics, Women’s Health and Thromboembolic.
  2. Serves other KFSH&RC centers and departments by providing full consultation services, both as inpatient and outpatient bases.
  3. Provides health outreach services and virtual clinics to other institution in the Kingdom.
  4. Provides education and training to its staff, undergraduate and postgraduate.
  5. Organizes awareness days and workshops for patient and community educations.
  6. Conducts research activities in all medical fields.

Many procedures are done including:

  • Vascular Access for Dialysis
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Services
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic procedure
  • Sleep Medicine services