Central Region

About KAMC-R

King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh commenced its operations in May 1983 (Rajab 1403H). Since then, it has continued expanding, while providing services for a rapidly growing patient population in all of its catchments areas. Today, King Fahad National Guard Hospital has evolved to be part of the KAMC with many other prominent medical centers. Since its inauguration in February 2001 (Dhu Al Qaedah 1421H); and in a short period, KAMC-R has been recognized as a distinguished healthcare provider.

At KAMC-Riyadh, the bed capacity increased to 690 beds in addition to 25 beds allocated for expected surgical operations in Ward 19, and 132 beds for admission of emergency cases.

The Emergency Care Center, KAMC, Riyadh, continues to be the best trauma care center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is ranked as the 4th Emergency Care Center outside the United States of America, to provide (PHTLS) Pre-Hospital Trauma and Life Support program. Ambulatory Care Services & Primary Health Care Services provide Preventive health Services including health education & behavioral modifications to adopt health lifestyles. Surgical and Critical Units include an outstanding Burn Unit, Surgical ICU, Endoscopy Unit, Operating Rooms, and Neuro-Surgical and Surgical Units.

The Neurological Rehabilitation Unit for Handicapped was inaugurated in mid of 2003 (1424H) in addition to the expansion and renovation of the Rehabilitation Department in the occupational and physiotherapy units in September 2004 (Shaban 1425H), IVF clinic and OB in 2003 (1424H), Medical Imaging, Laboratory, Pharmacy, and the renovation of the patients wards.

Because we believe faithfully in the importance of healthcare quality on an international scope; NGHA has passed the requirements for accreditation under the (JCI) Joint Commission International standards with "excellent performance" on December 2006. This accreditation included all of NGHA hospitals, namely King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh, King Abdulaziz Medical City-Jeddah, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal Hospital-Dammam and King Abdulaziz Hospital-Al Ahsa.

King Abdulaziz Medical City Riyadh, continued its success by providing the lowest mortality and morbidity rates among the patient population despite the fact that the Emergency Care Center is located close to the Riyadh Dammam highway and is receiving plenty of cases with acute injuries.

In 2004 (1425H) NGHA established the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences. NGHA added to its mission an academic dimension through the establishment of King Abdulaziz Medical City, Academy for Health Sciences that would comprise all academic activities, which is considered a nucleus for a scientific medical city for the coming generation.