The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud gave directions to build this hospital. It is named after King Abdulaziz, the Arabian Peninsula unifier. Project construction began in 1995 and was completed in May/June 2002.
The campus has four parts: the hospital and its annexed buildings, families and nurses housing, singles housing, and public services. The hospital is a 300-beds capacity and provides primary and secondary care to National Guard personnel, their dependents, and the citizens of the Eastern Region. It consists of 3 levels of 35,000 sq. meters, including Basement, Ground Floor , and First Floor.
The Ground Floor includes Outpatient Clinics, Pharmacy, four Operating Rooms, and Day Surgery Operation Room. It also contains beds for Hemodialysis Services, Physical Therapy Department, Radiology Department, Endoscopy, ER, ICU, and Obstetrics & Gynecology Department with L & D rooms, Administration section, and a Mosque.
King Abdulaziz National Guard Hospital is dedicated to delivering services of the highest international standard. This constantly expanding facility, equipped with state-of-art technology, is staffed by professionals from Saudi Arabia and 52 other world nations.