It offers a wide range of medical care and clinical services, including trauma, emergency medicine, pediatrics, critical care, specialized and sub-specialized surgery, specialized medicine, laboratory medicine, diagnostic imaging and adult rehabilitation services.
The hospital, which opened in 1982, provides expert inpatient care, a large Outpatient Department providing more than 65 specialty clinics, a highly developed Emergency Department, five intensive care units, eight operating theaters and a large pharmacy. Modern diagnostic facilities including laboratory, medicine, pathology and radiology facilities support all therapeutic services.
The Walk-In Clinic, using a ‘see and treat’ model of care for less critical patients, has dramatically reduced patient waiting times and enhanced the patient experience.
The hospital’s Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the world. The Ambulance Service continues to serve Qatar’s population by providing round the clock emergency cover, including cover for special events across Qatar. The high standard Trauma Services received World Health Organization’s (WHO) recognition and the Trauma Center is working towards receiving accreditation status as a Level-1 trauma center.
The National Center for Diabetes Treatment opened in 2013 and provides Qatar’s diabetic population with improved patient care and access to specialized services through a multi-disciplinary approach.
The hospital manages the Fahad Bin Jassim Kidney Center, which offers some of the most advanced treatment standards in the region for patients with acute and chronic kidney ailments.
The hospital has developed a highly regarded robotics surgery program, which is one of many service offerings provided by its well established Surgical Department that has developed into a multi-sub-specialized surgical center of excellence.
Hamad General Hospital has a strong partnership with Weill Cornell Medical School - Qatar, and around 400 residents rotate through its services yearly. We also collaborate closely with the University of Calgary to support its nursing program and many of the brightest nursing graduates join our hospital each year.