Organ Transplant Centre Department of Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation
The Department of Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation in Organ Transplant Center at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking a full-time Consultant, Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Surgery.
Candidate will be responsible for providing high quality, patient centered surgical interventions, consultations and management to recipients and donors in the area of kidney and pancreas transplant surgery. Qualied candidate must be graduate from an accredited medical school with accredited post graduate surgical training. Saudi/ Arab/ American board
certication or equivalent. Membership and/or fellowship status in the UK and/or North America or equivalent.
Must have vast experience in kidney and pancreas transplantation surgery.
You will join a team of 4 transplant surgeons, taking part in weekly on-call ROTA for transplant surgery along with regular outpatient clinic commitments. The duties also include taking part in weekly meetings to discuss potential transplant donors and recipients, daily ward rounds with transplant nephrologists, monthly paired exchange meeting and weekly
Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy experience and experience in pancreas transplantation is essential.
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, Jeddah and Al Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA). The KFSH&RC Riyadh and Jeddah branch bed capacity of 1,452 and is providing tertiary care service to the entire Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It 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.Organ Transplant Centre:
The Organ Transplant Centre (OTC) at KFSH&RC Riyadh is a state of the art care delivery center with its five clinical programs of liver, kidney, lung, pancreas and small bowel transplantation.
Pediatric and adult patients are evaluated in highly specialized clinics by multidisciplinary staff that are uniquely trained and certied by North American or European Boards in their respective medical sub specialties.
The Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Program under OTC umbrella has seen rapid growth in the past 9 years. Around 1800 kidney and 45 pancreas transplant surgeries have been performed in the last 9 years, while the total number of kidney transplants performed since the program started has exceeded 3000 transplants. Being one of the active organ programs in the Region, the number of referrals and subsequent kidney and pancreas
transplant surgeries are expected to show continued growth.
In 2019, we performed 228 kidney transplants. The main bulk is from the living/emotionally related donors and the majority of donors undergo laparoscopic nephrectomy. The center is highly specialized in performing ABO incompatible and highly sensitized transplants along with paired kidney exchanges.
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Employment Department - International Recruitment
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh (MBC # 68 )
Post Oce Box 3354, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: 00966 11 442 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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