The Emergency Department in King Saud Medical City (Main Hospital) is a care service unit for patients with varying level of illnesses.  It also considered as a referral center for life threatening cases in Riyadh Region wherein the availability of sub-specialties like ICU, CCU, BURN Unit and Trauma service.  The main purpose is to provide the initial phase of acute emergency medical care and trauma management. The department receives roughly 160,000-180,000 patient annually.

Patients are triage according to Canadian Triage System (CTAS). Ensuring patient are assessed and sorted out according to acuity level. The Emergency Department follows a systemic planned and ongoing process for further monitoring, evaluating, and improving the quality care of patients and their families.


To follow the mission of King Saud Medical City which is to serve our community with passion, integrity and professionalism as well as to provide an efficient quality medical care to our patient.


 To be recognized as a national center of excellence in promotion of emergency medical care standard, quality improvement, Educational programs with residency training and provision of innovative emergency services.


Patient Centered         

Growth and Development

Dignity and Respect