King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
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|King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre|
مستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث
|Location||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
|Affiliated university||Alfaisal University|
|Lists||Hospitals in Saudi Arabia|
The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (Arabic: مستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث) (KFSH&RC) is tertiary referral hospital. As a tertiary referral hospital, it offers primary and highly specialized inpatient and outpatient medical care and participates in many clinical and research studies. It is consistently recognized as one of the nation's top hospital specializing in Oncology, Organ Transplantation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Neurosciences and Genetic Diseases. A large portion of the patient population are referrals from other hospitals from across Saudi Arabia as a whole and the surrounding regions. The hospital handles around 10,000 thousand outpatient visits each year and houses over 1,600 beds and has 28 health outreach centers. It has a staff of over 1,000 doctors with over 13,500 total employees of 67 different nationalities.
KFSH&RC is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the Magnet Recognition Program (American Nurses Credentialing Center ANCC) any many more.
KFSH&RC was established in 1970 on a land donated by King Faisal Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud and was officially opened in 1975 by King Khaled Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud. From 1973 to 1985, the hospital was administered by the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). In 1985, following a Royal Decree, the contract with HCA ended, and the responsibility for the administration and operation of the hospital’s premises was undertaken by a national team.
- In 1997 The King Fahad National Centre for Children's Cancer Opened.
- In 2000 King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre - Jeddah Branch opened.
- In 2002 King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre becomes a corporation.
- In 2018 The King Abdullah Centre for Cancer and Liver Diseases opened.
- 2019: King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre - Almadina Almunawwara branch opened.