Medical Tourism

As Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital is interested in providing high-quality of healthcare for the visitors of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or those who are willing to complete their treatment in the Kingdom, it seeks to build a bridge of cooperation between all the hospitals outside KSA and this will be through the activation of the Medical Tourism.Therefore, we are pleased to announce the establishment of a Medical Tourism department at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital which is responsible for providing all necessities for people who would like to be treated at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital such as issuing the medical visas & coordinating with those patients for any other procedures required.

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About Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

 Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital ( DSFH)  founded by Dr. Soliman Fakeeh in 1978 and has progressed to establish itself at the forefront of health care market and medical services within the private sector in Saudi Arabia with a high success rates comparable to international standards.

DSFH was the first private hospital in the western region to gain Joint Commission International accreditation in 2006 and has successfully been reaccredited since; the last reaccreditation was granted in 2015.

DSFH was accredited by the Australian Council on Health Care Standards International in 2008 and has successfully been reaccredited since; the last reaccreditation was granted in 2016.

The hospital has also been accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks since 2013 with the last accreditation received in 2016 and the Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutes (CBAHI) received in 2015 . In addition, Fakeeh also received the Baby Friendly accreditation under the patronage of WHO for being the only health care provider in KSA recognized as a Baby Friendly Hospital. The hospital has maintained the HASSP certification since 2012, successfully reaccredited in 2015.

DSFH a true leader in the field, whose pioneering spirit and visionary resolve has, for four decades, advanced by leaps, the healthcare delivery standards in the Kingdom and in the region and has since been recognized as a pioneering provider of medical services, accredited by both national and international accreditation bodies. Currently, DSFH has a capacity of 475 beds, 120 clinics and 15 operation theatres, which is expected to increase to 810 beds, 393 clinics and 39 operation theaters once its ongoing projects are completed .

Fakeeh provides services to the adult and pediatric populations of the Kingdom (in particular, within Jeddah) and the surrounding countries in the Arabian Gulf. Our services include all types of General Surgeries, Cardio and Thoracic Surgeries, Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine Sub-Specialties, Medical Radiation and Surgical Oncology, Palliative Care, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Pediatric, Dental, Chiropractic, Emergency Services, Ophthalmology, Operating Theatres, Anesthesia, Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Allergy, Immunology, Respiratory and Sleep Disorders and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. It also has the largest neonatal care unit in the Western Province of the Kingdom.

DSFH is an Academic Training Hospital accredited by the Saudi Commission for Healthcare Specialties to train and qualify Board Certified Specialists in the following five disciplines: Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics and Anesthesia and a Fellowship In Spine Surgery.

DSFH has achieved many milestones in the medical field, including the following:

1984: The first successful In-Vitro fertilization (IVF) in the Kingdom;

1985: The first renal transplant in private hospitals in the Kingdom;

1990: The first heart transplant in the Western Region;

1994: The discovery of the first case of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in the Kingdom and reporting it to the World Health Organization (WHO);

2006: The first private hospital in the Kingdom to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI);

2008: The first private hospital in the Kingdom to be accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International (ACHSI);

2009: The first healthcare institution in the Middle East to publish a CSR report accredited by GRI;

2012: The discovery of the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS);

2013: The first private hospital in the Kingdom to receive the King Khalid Award for Corporate Social Responsibility;

2016: King Abdulaziz Quality Award .

DSFH has implemented ISO and OSAS standards: (ISO14001:2004) and (OSAS 18001:2007) where the hospital passed the evaluation process by an accredited team of ISO and has succeeded in applying the standards of occupational safety and environment protection.

DSFH with effect from 18/05/1344 (April 10, 2012) became a Joint Company registered at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the number 4030014511.

What is Medical Tourism
It is the practice of traveling to another country in order to receive medical attention.

The Goal
Fakeeh International is here to help prepare you for your visit. With so many details to keep in mind, traveling abroad for medical care can seem overwhelming .

Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital characteristics

  1. Its proximity of Mecca & Madina.
  2. It is almost located in the center of Jeddah at the end of Palestine Street.
  3. Its proximity of the Red sea Cornish
  4. Its proximity of the downtown.
  5. It is surrounded by all the public facilities (Hotels, Restaurants and Transportation).

Medical Tourism
Fakeeh International provides a unique opportunity for the patients looking for international standard medical treatment at the state of art medical facility, Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital (DSFH). DSFH provides advanced medical treatment services for last four decades with its proven international quality by two international accreditations, JCI and ACHSI.

You can either visit our hospital for medical treatment or pass by to our hospital at your Umrah visit for a comprehensive medical check-up with our highly skilled medical doctors and latest medical technology. During your visit, you will be treated with respect, understanding and empathy by our medical staff and clinical teams. Our patients and their relatives are able to perform Umrah during the period of their visit to our hospital. (Under the supervision and management of the attending doctor).

While you are at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital, we can:

  1. Provide a Patient Service Coordinator to schedule medical appointments
  2. Provide an interpreter for language assistance
  3. Assist with hospital admissions and follow-up medical visits
  4. Ensure you understand instructions from physicians
  5. Provide information on local activities for your family
  6. Update estimates of cost of services
  7. Assist with finances and billing
  8. Please let your Patient Service Coordinator know your flight information. He/ She will send a car to pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel.

Features of dealing with Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
The medical tourism relies mainly on the use of specialized clinics, medical centers or new hospitals where there is new medical equipment’s and professional staff which is one of our hospital’s advantages in addition to other specifications such as speaking of the English language as secondary tongue, as well as the fees of treatment and tourism that will be less than the European countries.

Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital consists of three main buildings and each one holds several sections such as:

  • Elite Center.
  • Cardiovascular & Cardiac Surgery Unit.
  • Internal Medicine Unit (Kidney & Liver Transplant).
  • Neurology Unit (Neurosurgery, Neurology & Psychiatry for Adults and Children).
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology Unit.
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Unit.
  • Dietetic Clinics & Obesity Treatment Unit.
  • Renal Dialysis Unit.
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave lithotripsy (ESWL).
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit.
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit.
  • Organ Transplantation Unit.
  • Andrology Department.
  • Dermatology and Venereal Department.
  • Burn Unit.
  • Plastic Surgery Unit.
  • Others.

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