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Department of Anesthesia - KAMC-RD

The department provides anesthesia care in a timely fashion to the highest standards of quality and safety for all patients within the scope of service.

The anesthesia services include:

  • Pre-anesthesia evaluation
  • General anesthesia
  • Loco-regional Anesthesia
  • Spinal anesthesia
  • Epidural anesthesia
  • Monitored Anesthesia care
  • Supervision of the Post-anesthesia care unit.

Furthermore, we have a very active acute pain service and a chronic pain management program.

Mission of Department of Anesthesia

  • To provide the National Guard and eligible dependents with the highest standard of care.
  • To promote Medical Education and training of the next generation of competent Anesthesiologists.
  • To promote research that may ultimately lead to improved patient care in the field of Anesthesiology.

Vision of Department of Anesthesia

  • HRO Recognized Center
  • Use of the leading technology that is operated by qualified professionals with collaborative team spirit in a teaching institution.

Department Capacity

Peri-Operative Areas
More than 20,000 procedures per year
King Abdulaziz Medical City Pre-Anesthesia Clinic
More than 800 patients per month
King Abdullah Specilized Children Hospital Transplant Clinic
On average 45 patients per month
Pain Clinic
More than 600 patients per month

Divisions of Anesthesia

Educational and Clinical Programs in Anesthesia

Education and Training Programs

  • Residency Program in Anesthesia

Dr. Bader Al Babtean

  • Fellowship Program in Pain Management

Dr. Sultan Al Obaikan

  • Fellowship Program in Obstetric Anesthesia

Dr. Nasser Tawfeeq

  • Fellow shop Program in Regional Anesthesia

Dr. Salah Al Shaqhroud

Clinical Programs

  • Anesthesia Technology Program

Dr. Mohammed Khulaif Al Harbi

Director, Anesthesia Technology Program

Standing Courses and Workshops

  • Adult Moderate Sedation and Analgesia Course

  • Pediatric Moderate Sedation and Analgesia Course

  • Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Course

Dr. Mohammed Khulaif Al Harbi

Chairman, Moderate Sedation and Analgesia Courses

Leadership of Anesthesia

Dr. Mohamed Al Harbi


Dr. Salah Al Shaghroud

Deputy Chairman and Regional Anesthesia Division Head

Dr. Nasser Tawfeeq

Obstetric Anesthesia Division Head

Dr. Sultan Al Obaikan

Chronic Pain Management Division Head

Dr. Bader Al Babtain

Perioperative Anesthesia Division Head

Dr. Abdulrazak Sibai

Organ Transplant Anesthesiology Division Head

Contact Department of Anesthesia

Phone: +966-11-8011111 Ext.: 19262, 19473, 19437, 19476, 19432, 19434

Last Modified

11/10/2022 11:30 AM