The internal Medicine Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Medina covers all highly specialized areas related to internal medicine and its sub-sections, clinics and units are well-equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and digestive system endoscopies. The Internal Medicine Department team consists of gastroenterologists, proctologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, internists, surgeons, urologists, a group of trained and competent registered nurses, and a multidisciplinary team of physicians. Furthermore, the Internal Medicine Department provides its services to all community segments belonging to all age groups, including children, adolescents, and older persons. The Internal Medicine Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Medina intends to become a one-stop department in case of providing all internal medicine treatments and digestive system diseases and problems and to transform all of Mouwasat Hospital’s branches into a center of excellence and the hospital of choice for all citizens and residents in the kingdom. The Internal Medicine Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Medina covers the following areas, including family and elder medicine, chronic, communicable, and infectious diseases, general internal medicine, oncology & hematology diseases, nephrology diseases, pulmonology diseases, psychiatric diseases, digestive system endoscopies, urinal endoscopies, diagnostic endoscopies, and remedial endoscopies.

Family and Elder Medicine

Chronic, Communicable, and Infectious Diseases

Provided treatments and services cover the following diseases for example but not limited to:

  • Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Flu
  • Ebola
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Arthritis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Asthma
  • Zika Fever
  • Avian influenza
  • H1N1

General Internal Medicine

Provided services and treatments include:

  • All types of diabetes mellitus.
  • Hyperlipidemia.
  • Dyslipidemia.
  • Thyroid gland diseases.
  • Obesity.
  • Osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Hypocalcemia.
  • Testosterone deficiency.
  • Pituitary gland problems.
  • Adrenal gland diseases.
  • Prevention of diabetes complications.
  • Bacterial and viral infections.
  • Follow up chronic diseases.
  • Regular checkup.
  • Medical fitness examination.
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Oncology and Hematology Diseases

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Treatment of anemia.
  • Treatment of thrombocytopenia.
  • Treatment of leucopenia.
  • Treatment of sepsis.
  • Treatment of blood coagulation as well as hemophilia.
  • Multiple myeloma.
  • Leukemia (acute and chronic).
  • Lymphoma (acute and chronic).
  • Failure bone morrow.
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Nephrology Diseases

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Acute & chronic renal diseases.
  • Early diagnosis and follow-up of renal and blood pressure diseases and treating them.
  • Following up on patients with acute renal failure.
  • Hemodialysis sessions for patients infected with acute and chronic renal failure.
  • Treatment of chronic renal failure complications.

Pulmonology Diseases

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Following up breathing functions and lungs’ efficiency with bronchial asthma patients.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • Early diagnosis of lung tumors.
  • Pleural effusions on lungs and suction of liquids.
  • Lung fibrosis.
  • Pneumonia and bronchitis.
  • Endoscopy for the respiratory tract.
  • Tuberculosis (TB).
  • Chest sensitivity and bronchial asthma.
  • Sleep disorders laboratory.
  • Bronchoscopy.

Psychiatric Diseases

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • All forms of phobias
  • Post-partum depression
  • Educational problems
  • Anxiety neurosis
  • Sexual disorders
  • Following-up and treating addiction
  • All types of social phobia
  • Behavioral and affective disorders
  • Educational setbacks
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer
  • hyperactivity in children
  • Phycological seizures

Endoscopies Unit

Digestive System Endoscopies

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Ductus biliferi endoscopy.
  • Colonoscopy.
  • Bronchoscopy.
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
  • Intra gastric balloon insertion.
  • Esophageal balloon dilatation.
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Biofeedback.
  • Esophageal manometry.
  • Anorectal manometry.
  • PH impedance 24 h of the esophagus.
  • Capsule endoscopy of the small intestine.
  • Single balloon enteroscopy.
  • Esophageal, duodenal, and colonic stenting.
  • Endo suturing techniques.
  • Endoscopic Mucosal resection (EMR).
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD).
  • Endoscopic removal of digestive tract tumors.
  • Treating vascular digestive tract infections by means of purple coneflower.
  • Heat probe, hemospray, hemoclipping, bandligation bipolar coagulation.
  • Diagnostic EUS examination for digestive tract diseases.
  • Taking a sample by endoscopic ultrasound.
  • Stenting of pancreatic cysts by endoscopic ultrasound.
  • Treating obstruction of the esophagus by endoscopic ultrasound.

 Diagnostic Endoscopies

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Diagnosis of tumors of duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer.
  • Diagnosis of various types of digestive system tumors.
  • Determining causes of constipation and diarrhea.
  • Determining causes of hemorrhage.
  • Gastrointestinal diseases leading to weight loss.
  • Determining causes of indigestion.

Remedial Endoscopies

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Stopping GI bleeding by performing endoscopic band ligation;
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP);
  • Taking samples from the colon
  • Taking anal samples.

Urinal Endoscopies:

Provided services and treatments include:

  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL).
  • Trans-rectal Prostate Ultrasound.
  • Uroflowmetry.
  • Cytometry.
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