Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital (DSFH) founded by Dr. Soliman Fakeeh in 1978 and has progressed to establish itself at the forefront of health care market and medical services within the private sector in Saudi Arabia with a high success rates comparable to international standards.
In 1986, His Majesty, the late King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz inaugurated the first expansion of our establishment which resulted in doubling our inpatient capacity and the introduction of new divisions such as the open-heart surgery, and new clinics such as neurosurgery, neurology, nephrology and infertility clinics, which positioned DSFH as a pioneer establishment in the private healthcare sector in the Kingdom. In 1995, the DSFH virology lab was able to achieve a first-of-its-kind in the kingdom virus isolation operation for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, and a new flavivirus in1996. These ground breaking discoveries played an instrumental role in the prevention of outbreaks in the western region of the kingdom.
In 1999, the Custodian of the Two HolyMosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Crown-prince at the time, inaugurated the second expansion of the hospital marking two additional premises to theDSFH campus which are now hosting the pediatric clinics, neonatology, plastic surgery, and health-promotion and fitness centers.
DSFH was the first private hospital in the western region to gain Joint Commission International accreditation in 2006 and has successfully been reaccredited since; the last reaccreditation was granted in 2021.
DSFH was accredited by the AustralianCouncil on Health Care Standards International in 2008 and has successfully been reaccredited since; the last reaccreditation was granted in 2016.
The hospital has also been accredited by theAmerican Association of Blood Banks since 2013 with the last accreditation received in 2016 and the Central Board for Accreditation of HealthcareInstitutes (CBAHI) received in 2015. In addition, Fakeeh also received the BabyFriendly accreditation under the patronage of WHO for being the only healthcare provider in KSA recognized as a Baby Friendly Hospital. The hospital has maintained the HASSP certification since 2012, successfully reaccredited in2015.
DSFH a true leader in the field, whose pioneering spirit and visionary resolve has, for four decades, advanced by leaps, the healthcare delivery standards in the Kingdom and in the region and has since been recognized as a pioneering provider of medical services, accredited by both national and international accreditation bodies. Currently, DSFH has a capacity of 475 beds, 120 clinics and 15 operation theatres, which is expected to increase to 810 beds, 393 clinics and 39 operation theaters once its ongoing projects are completed.
Fakeeh provides services to the adult and pediatric populations of the Kingdom (in particular, within Jeddah) and the surrounding countries in the Arabian Gulf. Our services include all types ofGeneral Surgeries, Cardio and Thoracic Surgeries, Interventional Cardiology, InternalMedicine Sub-Specialties, Medical Radiation and Surgical Oncology, PalliativeCare, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Pediatric, Dental,Chiropractic, Emergency Services, Ophthalmology, Operating Theatres, Anesthesia, Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Allergy, Immunology,Respiratory and Sleep Disorders and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. It also has the largest neonatal care unit in the Western Province of the Kingdom.
DSFH is an Academic Training Hospital accredited by the Saudi Commission for Healthcare Specialties to train and qualify Board Certified Specialists in the following five disciplines:Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics and Anesthesia anda Fellowship in Spine Surgery.
DSFHhas achieved many accreditations & milestones in the medical field,including the following:
·1984: The first successfulIn-Vitro fertilization (IVF) in the Kingdom;
·1985: The first renaltransplant in private hospitals in the Kingdom;
·1990: The first heart transplantin the Western Region;
·1994: The discovery of thefirst case of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in the Kingdom and reporting it to theWorld Health Organization (WHO);
·2006: The first privatehospital in the Kingdom to be accredited by the Joint Commission International(JCI);
·2008: The first privatehospital in the Kingdom to be accredited by the Australian Council onHealthcare Standards International (ACHSI);
·2009: The first healthcareinstitution in the Middle East to publish a CSR report accredited by GRI;
·2012: The discovery of thefirst case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS);
·2013: The first privatehospital in the Kingdom to receive the King Khalid Award for Corporate SocialResponsibility;
· 2021: Dr.Soliman FakeehHospital awarded CBAHI Accreditation for the third time. The certification willbe valid until 11th of October, 2024.
·2021: Dr. Soliman FakeehHospital Accredited as an Academic Medical Center by Joint CommissionInternational (JCI). Valid Through 2024.
·2020: Dr. Soliman FakeehHospital has passed and accredited by CAP (College of American Pathologists)the accreditation will be valid till the period 24th of February,2023.
·Dr. Soliman Fakeeh hospital hasachieved Stage 7 as designated by HIMSS using the electronic Medical RecordAdoption Model. Valid Through 2024.