King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a modern state-of-the-art 936-bed Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited academic tertiary care medical facility located in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia.
KFSH&RC is the national referral center for Oncology, Organ Transplantation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Neurosciences and Genetic Diseases. A full range of tertiary, secondary and primary health care services are provided. The hospital's postgraduate education programs support both Residency and Fellowship training. The Research Centre focuses on basic and translational research primarily in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, transplant immunology, genetics, molecular diagnostics and proteomics.

There are 18 Medical Departments, each with its own Chairman.

The Hospital and Research Centre has a total staff of 6,946, comprising 63 different nationalities.

The Medical Staff including Saudi Residents and Fellows, totals 703, 46% of whom are expatriates (including 16% U.S./Canadian and 11% European) and 54% of whom are Saudis.
The Nursing Staff totals 1,942 and 18% from Canada and 11% from the United States. The other Nursing staff are from the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and other countries.

Nursing Affairs includes the these departments: Critical Care Nursing, Maternal Child Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Oncology/Medical Nursing, Infection Control, Ambulatory Care Nursing, Nursing Systems, Nursing Recruitment, Products Coordination, I.V. Therapy, Discharge Planning, Quality Improvement and Nursing Education & Research.

Clinical Services has a Staff of 1,235 employees.

Total number of patients admitted per year 21,123
Average daily inpatient census 552
Average bed occupancy rate 88%
Average length of bed stay 9.0 days
Total number of operating cases per year 8,981
Average number of operating cases per workday 36
Average annual open-heart surgeries 1,120
Average annual cardiac catheterization 2,920
Average annual renal transplants 44
Average annual bone marrow transplants 96
Total number of deliveries per year 1,357 - High risk deliveries 40% - Normal deliveries 60%
Total radiological examinations per year 185,823
Total laboratory tests per year (clinical and anatomical) 5,759,526
Average Outpatient encounters per year (excluding Emergency Room visits) 516,875
Average Emergency Room encounters per calendar day 124

Consultants 389
Associate Consultants 14
Assistants 97
Clinical Assistants 3
Fellows 101
Residents 88