KAUST Health

​​KAUST Health


KAUST Health is a state-of-the-art healthcare facility that opened in 2009 to serve the KAUST Community.

KAUST Health currently operates as an ambulatory clinic with primary and secondary specialties. Referrals and transfers for services not available at KAUST Health are made to healthcare providers within the health insurance network of the patient. The choice of provider is usually that of the patient, unless the safety of the patient requires referral to the nearest or a specialized provider. 

Services provided and accessibility to service:

KAUST Health is built on a Family Medicine principle where the Family Physician is the central care provider. In addition to the Family Medicine clinics, KAUST Health provides Pediatric, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dental and Emergency services on a daily basis. KAUST Health also provides specialized medical services to the KAUST community based on a pre-set specialty clinic schedule which is published on the website and is available on the clinic bulletin boards. All outpatient clinics operate on an appointment system. Emergency care is based on a triage system that prioritizes care provision based on medical condition.

All medical staff members are qualified and come to KAUST Health with best practice, up-to-date knowledge and experience in international organizations.

KAUST Health medical services are also supported by qualified and trained nursing and allied health staff.

The medical facilities and equipment are continuously updated to meet the patient care needs and, as appropriate, the technological advancements. KAUST Health has state of the art ambulances and has well-qualified and trained Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians.

Operation and Management:

Since October 2013, the clinic has been operated by Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital (DSFH) Company, which has 36 years of experience in healthcare and owns a large 450-bed internationally accredited hospital in Jeddah.

DSFH was the first private hospital in the Western Region of the Kingdom to become accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2006, 2009 and 2012 and by the Australian Council for Healthcare Standards International (ACHSI) in 2008 and 2012. DSFH is presently considered one of the most distinguished hospitals in the Middle East, and is visited by over 500,000 patients every year, and it is the first hospital to publish a Corporate Social Responsibility report in the health care sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 2008.​ To visit Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital (DSFH)​ website, click here.