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A Brief History of the Hospital

A Brief History of the Hospital  

The armed forces hospitals southern region is consider as one of the greatest medical organizations, provides medical and health services (curative, preventive, diagnostic) in all medical specialties for employees of the Ministry of Defense in Southern Region, in addition to being a reference hospital receives critical cases transferred by the military hospitals from Sharurah, Najran, Jizan, as well as reception cases transferred from civilian hospitals in the region, and to provide open-heart surgery services, and kidney transplant and all other medical specialties minute of others available hospitals southern region . 

From this lofty goal was the first opening of the Armed Forces Hospital in Khamis Mushayt in the southern region in 1384 AH corresponding to (1964 m) . 

Then King Faisal Military Hospital within King Faisal Military City facilities under the patronage opened at the time of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (God rest his soul) and in the year 1395, corresponding to (1975 m) with a capacity of 108 beds, and in view of the urgent need to open another hospital to accommodate increasing steadily for the auditors and the expansion of the large and growing the region's for employees of the armed forces were later in 1402 AH corresponding to (1982) the opening of the Armed Forces Hospital in the south, with a capacity of 205 beds and over the past years has seen the hospital since its inception and to date many of the developments, including the following :

King Faisal Military City Hospital saw the holding of the first open-heart operation in the Middle East in 1395, corresponding to (1975 m) with the participation of a medical team from the United States of America .


was conducted the first successful heart of the process of the transfer of the southern region on 01/09/1419 H corresponding (05/05/1998 m) .


opened disease center and dialysis hospital of the armed forces in the south a year (1989) in collaboration with the Armed Forces Hospital in Riyadh program and the Hospital of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, and is one of the leading members of the Kingdom cultivation centers, and is the second largest center hospitals of the armed forces in terms of the number of patients growers, as it currently ranks of the leading success rate of operations in which the centers .

Over the course of four decades ago was the development and expansion of hospitals facilities to become today a monument medically integrated in the southern region, where the bed capacity was raised to become (609) beds, and the target in the near future to become an integrated hospital centers and medical disciplines City .

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