Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

Pediatrics Department

Dr. Soliman Fakeeh hospital greatly values and is highly committed to the welfare of children and realizes that they deserve specialized medical facilities to care for and prevent any ailments that may affect them. DSFH has one of the largest pediatric departments in the Kingdom. The department is equipped with the latest medical technologies and is run by a 24-hour fully dedicated pediatric team to ensure the finest quality of medical care for pediatric patients.

Outpatient clinics and inpatient department: The pediatric outpatient clinics and inpatient department cover almost all pediatric disciplines and deal with both treatment and prevention.
Pediatric intensive care units (ICU): The pediatric intensive care units (ICU) provide tertiary care for all pediatric specialties with a 24-hour consulting service. The pediatric ICUs comprise the following sections:

  • Neonatal ICU (NICU): has 30 cots with facilities to ventilate 9 babies.
  • Pediatric ICU (PICU): has 20 beds for children of all ages.
  • ICU isolation: cubicles with full facilities.

The nursery: The nursery comprises 50 cots and also provides 24 hour consulting services. Babies are examined twice a day for the duration of their stay in order to ensure early detection of any illnesses or complications. Routine audiology and thyroid screening is also performed.
Emergency Room (ER): The emergency room provides 24/7 care for all pediatric cases and includes facilities for cardio-respiratory intensive care as well as diagnostic radiology and comprehensive laboratory services. Also available is a short stay room, providing up to 6-hour care for patients with special circumstances.