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 (Sha’ban 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
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