The establishment of King Fahad Specialist Hospital in Dammam KFSHD is considered one of the most important health projects that the Eastern region has had in the past few years. Despite the fact that... more it’s a new hospital; it still found its way through quick steps towards accomplishing a lot in the quality and quantity of specialist medical services provided for the families in the Eastern Region. Providing highly qualified people to do this job is considered a big contribution in order to take on these specialities per to the best measures and through using the best techniques. The hospital offers services to its patients by providing the following specialties: Oncology, Organ Transplant, Neurosciences, Cardiac Services Programs, and Genetic Sciences. There are other particular specialities that are available in the hospital as well, such as: Hematology, Rehabilitation, Neurological Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, and many other specialities.
KFSH-D is also keens to implement the best international standards that implicates the quality of the services provided, and effectively contributes towards improving the quality of these services. KFSH-D proudly earned the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA), which makes it the first specialized hospital in the Ministry of Health that receives such international accreditation. In addition, the hospital’s Laboratory and Hematology Department received the (CAP) College of American Pathologists. The latest medical achievement for KFSH-D and has successfully accomplished performing more than twenty surgeries in Stem Cell Transplantation by the end of 2011, it is the only center that provided this type of care of all the Ministry of Health hospitals. It also contains the only Pancreas Transplantation program kingdom-wide, in addition to kidney and liver transplants. KFSH-D has many joint collaborative agreements with the best hospitals and health centers in the United States, Canada and many other Saudi and Arab universities, as well as many European institutes and centers that aim to develop health services provided by the hospital and achieving the hospital’s vision, in order for it to be the leading center of excellence in specialized healthcare.
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