​The department of neurosurgery takes care of all patients of all age group; above the age of twelve years in General hospital and less 12 years old in Pediatric hospital who are eligible for treatment in KSMC excluding emergency cases who are treated regardless of their eligibility. The geographical area covered includes Riyadh area including referrals from other hospitals all over the Kingdom. We cover the main   hospital, new tower buildings, ICU, pediatric hospital emergency department and outpatient department.


The Department of Neurological Surgery at KSMC began with a commitment to patient care, education, and research. Today these goals are still paramount in our pursuit of excellence:

1. To provide outstanding care to patients with neurological disease;

2. To equip neurosurgeons of the future with state-of-the-art techniques and analytical skills to lead in the field of Neurosurgery.

3. To foster research designed to enhance the treatment of diverse diseases affecting the nervous system.



  • To be a world class academic institution in the field of neurological surgery, through the pursuit of teaching, research and innovative patient care.


To value our patients' rights, individuality and cultural diversity.

To act in the best interests of our patients.

To value our colleagues and fellow workers.

To respect and value all members of our multidisciplinary team.

To maintain and advance lifelong learning.

To encourage creativity and innovation among ourselves and our colleagues.

To pursue the practice of evidence-based medicine.

To assess continuously the effectiveness and efficiencies of our therapies.

To share unstintingly our knowledge with our colleagues and students, the care providers of the present and the future.

To be sensitive to the needs of our community.

To value and support our family, friends, and each other.