The Department of Medicine’s physicians provide comprehensive services for patients over the age of 14 years. Together with its sub-specialty clinics, it provides a 24-hour service for emergencies, as well as a complete on-site diagnostic testing service for common illnesses and complex problems. Diagnosing and treating health conditions that require prompt attention; conducting physical examinations and performing screenings that may detect conditions in an early stage of manifestation. The department provides care for both acute and chronic conditions that include scheduled and emergency cases.
By grouping the various sub-specialties under the umbrella of the department, cohesion of care is ensured when patients are referred between sub-specialties clinics. This results in high quality care by ensuring the appropriate medical team is brought into play for each separate condition presented by individual patients. The clinical services rank consistently among the best available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Specialty and primary care providers remain at the forefront of medicine delivering cutting-edge care to patients.
The department encourages and supports innovation as a regional leader in clinical services, and continues to develop, promote, and recruit world-class physicians to its ranks. Collaborative, highly functional teams consisting of attending physicians, house clinicians, nurses, care coordinators, unit coordinators, nutritionists, and physical therapists combine forces to ensure a beneficial outcome for the patient.