The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
About The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (General Organization) (KFSH&RC-Gen Org) is a tertiary care, state of the art Hospital situated in the cities of Riyadh and Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA). Our combined bed capacity of 1,331 is dispersed over three locations. KFSH&RC is the national referral of sub-specialties for Oncology, Organ Transplantation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Neurosciences and Genetic Diseases with postgraduate education programs that support both Residency and Fellowship Training. Expansion projects are planned, including the development of a Pediatric Care Hospital, a dedicated Oncology & Liver Centre and a Biotechnology Centre.
Organ Transplant Centre
The Centre provides multi-disciplinary tertiary care for patients with organ failure and surgical treatment for conditions that affect the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas and duodenum. The Centre has one of the largest pediatric liver transplant programs worldwide, performing ABO incompatible pediatric liver transplantation and the Fully Laparoscopic Living Donor Hepatectomy to be transplanted in pediatric recipients.
•Liver transplant program ranked 1st in the volume of living donor liver transplant out of 137 liver transplant centers in the USA and in the volume of pediatric liver transplant out of 54 Pediatric liver transplant centers in the USA reporting to Organ Procurement (OPTN) and Transplantation Network and the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).
•The lung transplant program is the only comprehensive program in the region that performs lung transplant and manages patients with various end stage lung diseases.
•The pancreas Transplant Program was fully activated in 2014.
•For the year 2014, the total number of transplants performed by the Organ Transplant Centre was 310 (175 kidney transplants, 123 liver transplants, 10 lung transplants and 2 pancreas transplants) with excellent outcomes comparable with world leading institutions in the USA.
Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited medical school, with accredited post graduate medical training, Saudi/Arab/American board certification or equivalent. Membership and/or fellow status in Europe, North America or equivalent. Two (2) years of training in sub-specialty of transplant pulmonology or two (2) post-training experience required. Accredited specialized training in transplant pulmonology of minimum one (1) year required, or minimum two (2) years’ experience in lung transplantation post pulmonology fellowship.
Please direct your electronic responses to:
Employment Department - International Recruitment
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre – Riyadh (MBC # 68 )
Post Office Box 3354, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: 00966 1 442 7345
For more information about the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, please visit our web site at www.kfshrc.edu.sa.
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