The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of KSMC is a tertiary referral center specializes in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and the liver.

 

The department is serving patients from the hospital In-patient and Out-patient and also patients from other centers/hospitals under the MOH.

 

In addition to consultative services, we have a fully equipped endoscopy unit with fluoroscopic capabilities, staffed with specialty trained physicians, competent registered nurses and supporting staff, where all forms of endoscopic and non-endoscopic studies during routine and emergency situations are carried out. 

Procedures offered includes all sorts of diagnostic and therapeutic Upper and Lower GI endoscopy, ERCP, Capsule Endoscopy, pH Manometry, Double Balloon Enteroscopy, EUS, Management of Obesity by Gastric Balloon Placement.

 

The department is also committed to an Endoscopy Fellowship Program to individuals interested in pursuing an academic carrier by providing comprehensive training experience in advanced endoscopic techniques.

The department total number of patients per year ranges from 11000 to 12000.


 

MISSION:


We are committed to provide expert and compassionate care for each and all of our patients. Through specialty trained physician, competent registered nurses and supporting staff collaboration we can better ensure delivery of high quality services to the community we serve.


 

VISION:

 

Our department provides an innovation and integrated healthcare system that delivers patient-centered quality service.

 

VALUES:

  • Compassion: We provide an environment that is caring and conductive to healing the whole person physically, emotionally and spiritually. We respect the individual needs, desires and rights of patients.
  • Quality: We believe that continuous quality of care and performance improvement are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery effective communication and education of our patients, physicians, staff and the community we serve are essential elements of this process.
  • Comprehensive: We are committed to an integrated healthcare delivery system that encompasses the entire spectrum of healthcare delivery. This continuum of care encompasses all aspects of an individual’s healthcare.