Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Khobar focuses mainly on providing a wide and thorough set of services and treatments related to Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery for children from all age groups to meet the needs of citizens and residents in the Kingdom. Furthermore, Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery Department at Mouwasat Hospital in Khobar has selected pediatric physicians and surgeons set and used the latest medical equipment and devices. Services and treatments provided by Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery Department are classified under the following categories: pediatric medicine and pediatric surgery. The classifications of services put together under pediatric medicine include: respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology, hematology, oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, endocrinology and diabetes, bones and joints, and pediatric cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. On the other hand, pediatric surgery services are provided to neonatal children, general pediatric surgeries, and pediatric urology surgeries.

Pediatric Medicine

Services and treatments provided include:


  • Bronchial Asthma.
  • Pneumonia.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Bronchiolitis.
  • Pleural effusion.
  • Chest infection.


  • Gastroenteritis with Severe Dehydration.
  • Gastritis.
  • Dysentery


  • Meningitis.
  • Encephalitis.
  • Seizures and childhood epilepsies.
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy


  • Acquired hemolytic anemia.
  • Hemolytic Anemia.
  • Sickle cell disease.
  • Thalassemia.
  • Iron deficiency anemia.
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.
  • Intracavitary chemotherapy (intrathecal, intra-bladder, exchange transfusion).
  • Systemic chemotherapy for cancers and hematologic malignancies


  • Systematic chemotherapy.
  • Therapy & supportive TH. For solid tumors & Hematologic malignancies.
  • Tumor imaging by CT, MRI, PET scan & nuclear imaging.
  • Management and maintenance of indwelling venous access catheters.
  • Trait Brain tumors.
  • Treat leukemia and lymphomas.

Infectious Diseases

  • Fever of unknown cause.
  • Measles and rubella.
  • Chickenpox.
  • Zoster.
  • Mumps
  • Bacteremia.
  • Kawasaki disease.
  • Tropical infections like Malaria, Typhoid, and H1N1.


  • Hematuria.
  • Proteinuria.
  • Urinary tract infection.
  • Nephrotic syndrome.
  • Urinary Incontinence.
  • Urinary Infections.

Endocrinology and Diabetes

  • Type 1 Diabetes mellitus.
  •  Hypocalcemia.

Bones and Joints

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
  • Bones and joints pains

Pediatric Cardiology

  • Echocardiography.
  • catheterization (Diagnostic and Interventional).

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

  • Acute follicular Tonsillitis.
  • Pharyngitis.
  • Lymph infection (diagnostic and treatment).

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a specialized unit for providing healthcare to critically ill children from 31 days to 12 years requiring invasive and intensive care monitoring. The services and treatments provided and procedures performed in the pediatric intensive care unit of Mouwasat Hospital in Dammam include.

  • Serious cases ranging from 31 days to 12 years old requiring intensive care.
  • Children need ventilator support (invasive & noninvasive).
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) on insulin infusion.
  • Metabolic patients.
  • Post-operative patients need intensive care management.
  • Infected or Immunocompromised patients need frequent monitoring and intensive care
  • Trauma cases
  • For evaluation and treatment of life-threatening illnesses
  • When the patient requires intensive nursing care beyond the capabilities of a regular in-patient nursing unit
  • Renal cases need frequent monitoring and intensive care.
  • Gastrointestinal cases need frequent monitoring and intensive care
  • Neurological cases need frequent monitoring and intensive care
  • acute drug intoxication’s with obtundation, compromised airway protective reflexes, hemodynamic instability, and incipient cardiac arrhythmias.
  • acute drug intoxications requiring continuous infusion medications or frequent administration of intravenous medications

Pediatric Surgeries

Neonatal Surgeries

Treatments provided include the following:

  • Brachial arches cysts.
  • Esophageal atresia.
  • Diaphragmatic hernia.
  • Duodenal atresia.
  • Megacolon (Hirschsprung’s Disease).
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

General Pediatric Surgery

Treatments provided include the following:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux.
  • Gastrostomies.
  • Cryptorchidism.
  • Inguinal hernia.
  • Appendectomy.
  • Intussusception.
  • Pyloric stenosis.
  • Anal fissures.
  • Perianal abscess and fistulas.
  • Gallstones and cholecystectomy.
  • Splenectomy.
  • Minor surgical interventions.
  • Research laparotomy.
  • Neuroblastomas.

Pediatric Urology Surgery

Treatments provided include the following:

  • Kidney tumors.
  • Pelvic ureteric junction obstruction.
  • Ureteric duplication.
  • Vesicoureteral reflux.
  • Hypospadias.
  • Testicular torsion.
  • Phimosis.

cooperative specialties with pediatric medicine and surgery department:

  • Pediatricians.
  • Urologists.
  • Pediatric Radiologists.
  • General Surgeons.

Surgical fields covered by the Pediatric and Physicians Surgeons:

  • Neonatal surgery.
  • Pediatric Surgery.
  • Urology.
  • Pediatric Oncology.
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