Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  

OBGYN.jpgIntroduction

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at KAMC – Riyadh is the busiest department in our medical city with more than 40% of admission and discharges, and 8,697 total deliveries for year 2008. The department consists of three subdivisions with sub-specialist consultants.

 Divisions

  • General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Provide care for general obstetrics and gynecological patients via outpatient in Clinic 101, inpatients services in Wards 1, 2, 3 & 4 and nursing and midwifery care is performed in our Labor & Delivery unit.

  • In Vitro Fertilization & Reproductive Endocrinology

Provide In Vitro Fertilization treatment to patients with the inability to become pregnant. With assisted reproduction, a man's sperm and woman's egg are combined until fertilization occurs and thereafter, the embryo is transferred back to the woman's uterus for development.

  • Perinatology: Feto Maternal Medicine

Perinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics and perinatologist are physicians who have extensive training in the field of high risk obstetrics thus providing care for both mother and fetus with a higher than normal risk for complications. Under this division, many fetal abnormalities are detected at an early in pregnancy at high percentage accuracy rate.

Staff

(A) Chairman: Dr. Mohamed Fawaz Al Muzaini

  • Feto-Maternal:

    • Dr. Nadia Ali Al Ghilan
    • Dr. Safia Al Sultan
    • Dr. Tarek Ibrahim Yakout
  • General OB

    • Dr. Fahad Al Salem
    • Dr. Mohammed Abushal
    • Dr. Salah Al Moghraby
    • Dr. Johar Al Saud
    • Dr. Badriah Mohammed Al Nouh
    • Dr. Hafiza Turkistany
    • Dr. Mariam Sherbeeni
    • Dr. Maysoon Adham
    • Dr. Sawsan Hunain
    • Dr. Azza Madkhali
    • Dr. Sharifa AlGhamdi
    • Dr. Hanan Kadri
    • Taghreed Shams
  • IVF

    • Dr. Afaf Felemban
    • Dr. Samar Hassan
    • Dr. Fahad AlSalman
    • Dr. Haya Al Foza

Statistical Data

  • Number of deliveries almost 9,000
  • 50% of our patients are high risk patients
  • Caesarean section rate + 20%
  • IVF & Reproductive Endocrinology unit treats 900+ patients per year
  • Almost 40,000 examinations performed last year (2008) in the ultrasound unit
    • In the main unit, almost 8,000 ultrasounds performed with 133 invasive procedures.

Achievements

  • Lowest perinatal mortality rate in the country, 5.7/1000
  • Diagnosis of fetal abnormality is extremely high
  • Our department has the highest passing rate of residents for the Saudi and Arab Board exams. Most of the gold medals were from our institution

 Contact Us

Phone number: +966-11-8011111 ext: 13062 - 13611

email: obg1@ngha.med.sa

Last Modified

02-Sep-2014 12:50 PM