Five Al Wakra Hospital Surgeons Awarded ‘Excellent Surgeon’ Certificate
Doha, 29 October, 2019: The Urinary Stone Center and Bariatric Surgery Center at Al Wakra Hospital (AWH) have been successfully accredited as Centers of Excellence by the US-based Surgery Review Corporation (SRC), making AWH the first hospital in the world to receive this award from the SRC for its Urinary Stone Center. Five surgeons were also recognized for their excellence as part of the accreditation process.
Stressing the importance of the international accreditation, Dr. Abdulla Al Ansari, HMC’s Acting Chief Medical Officer said, “This recognition is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of Al Wakra Hospital’s Urinary Stone Center and Bariatric Surgery Center, and demonstrates the excellence of our surgeons, in which we take great pride.”
“The accreditation validates our commitment to applying the latest surgical techniques and implementing evidence-based best practices, which will ensure we continue to deliver on HMC’s commitment to providing the safest, most effective and most compassionate care to each and every one of our patients,” added Dr. Al Ansari.
Dr. Sabah Alkadhi, Medical Director of AWH said, “This accreditation shows our commitment to improving patient care through the implementation of the highest clinical care standards. We are proud to have met the challenge of obtaining this international accreditation and intend to consistently uphold the principles of quality improvement and patient care in the future.”
Dr. Ahmad Shamsodini, Chairman of AWH’s Surgical Divisions said, “The international accreditation of the Urinary Stone Center and the Bariatric Surgery Center as Centers of Excellence by the SRC is the result of having state-of-the-art equipment and ongoing professional education and training programs for our highly-skilled surgeons. This recognition shows the enormous expertise we have in different aspects of urinary stone treatment and bariatric surgery and our dedicated approaches to patient safety.”
As part of the accreditation process, three surgeons from the Urinary Stone Center and two surgeons from the Bariatric Surgery Center have been awarded the ‘Excellent Surgeon’ certificate from the SRC. The recognition of these five surgeons is a testament to their dedication, expertise and hard work and to their ongoing commitment to using the latest surgical techniques, as well as their adherence to the best international surgical and patient safety policies and protocols.
SRC is a non-profit organization from the United States, known globally for their accreditation of Centers of Excellence in different branches of surgery. They have accredited a number of centers in the United States.