King Fahad Specialist Hospital located in Omar Bin Thabet Street, Al Murekbat area, Dammam. It is situated in the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia. Hospital construction began in 1984 but for various reasons, construction was only completed in 1999. Initially named “Gulf Hospital”, it was renamed “King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam” by a Royal Decree. On the 17th of September 2005, His Majesty King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz inaugurated the Hospital and dedicated it to public service. In 2008, the hospital started to serve as a tertiary referral hospital offering specialized medical care in Oncology, Organ Transplant, Neurosciences, Cardiac Services, and Genetic Sciences. Other specialized services such as Hematology, Nuclear Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Emergency Medicine and others are available as well. 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 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.
King Fahad Specialist Hospital 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. King Fahad Specialist Hospital proudly earned the Joint Commission International Accreditation, which makes it the first specialized hospital in the Ministry of Health that receives such international accreditation. The latest medical achievement for King Fahad Specialist Hospital has successfully accomplished performing more than 130 surgeries in Stem Cell Transplantation for Adults and Pediatrics by the end of 2014, 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. This hospital working on provide compassionate quality healthcare, integrated with education and research, to be the leading center of excellence in specialized healthcare.
King Fahad Specialist Hospital Strategic Goals:
- Pursue High Quality Outcomes In Patient Care With High Patient Satisfaction.
- Improve The Workflow Process.
- Develop a Learning Organization.
- Develop Effective Communication.