Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


The department aims to provide high-class medicine and diagnostic services that are accurate and cost effective, while promoting professionalism and excellence in the delivery of laboratory services. It places great efforts on investment indevelopingits staff technically.The department even runs a blood donation replacement program to support other hospitals and clinics in the region. Our services includeanatomic pathology,assisted reproductive technology, clinical biochemistry, hematology, flow cytometry/BMT laboratory, serology, microbiology, molecular infectious diseases, patient services, immunopathology, and cytogenetics.

Scope of Service


• Anatomic Pathology (AP)

• Cytology

• Histology


• Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

• Blood Bank

• Donor Services

• Transfusion Services


• Clinical Biochemistry

• Routine Chemistry

• Special Chemistry


• Hematology

• General Hematology/Special Hematology

• Coagulation

• Flow Cytometry / BMT Laboratory

• Serology


• Microbiology

• Bacteriology/Urinalysis

• Mycology / Mycobacteriology / Parasitology


• Molecular Infectious Diseases

• Patient Services

• Specimen Reception and Processing

• Phlebotomy

• Processing


• Immunopathology – HLA (Human Leukocyte Antigen)




• Accreditation by College of American Pathologists (CAP-ART)

• Accreditation by College of American Pathologists (CAP)

• Accreditation of American Blood Banks (AABB)

• Accreditation of HLA Lab in April 2016, first time to be accredited by CAP

• Accreditation of the Pathology Residency Training Program by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (2015-2019)

• Laboratory automation

• Number 1. in the kingdom in HLA-testing for RTX


Educational Activities:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine run various educational and training programs:


• Anatomic Pathology Residency Training Program

• Internship program for Medical Technology Students

• Laboratory Exchange Training Program

• Participation in regional and international conferences with scientific papers and abstracts


Outreach Activities:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine actively perform outreach activities within the healthcare and public communities and sustain successful outcomes over time:


• Blood Donation Campaigns (internally and externally)

• Reference Laboratory Services

• Participation in Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation Activities


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