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Medical Services
Surgery Department

A- The goals of the Surgery Department are:
  • Advancement of clinical care of patients under the most recent and advanced international standards tailored to our needs in Lebanon.
  • Advancement of the academic teaching for the students and residents of programs affiliated with our university hospital.
  • Attain superb standards in ethical issues regarding patient care.
  • Coordinated efforts with the directives of the Ministry of Health in Lebanon for the proper preventive medical measures and screening of surgical diseases.
  • Delivery of excellent clinical care in Lebanon and the region.
  • Development of surgical protocols consistent with international standards.
  • Keeping up with the most recent surgical techniques and international standards.
B- Surgical Specialties available:
  • Burn
  • Unit Cardio Thoracic Surgery Division (Coronary Surgical Unit "CSU" / Intensive Care Unit "ICU")
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Division
  • General Surgery Division
  • Neurosurgery Division
  • One Day Surgery Unit
  • Operating Rooms
  • Ophthalmology Division
  • Orthopedics Surgery Division
  • Pediatric Surgery Division
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division
  • Transplantation Unit
  • Urology Division
  • Vascular Surgery Division
C- Operating rooms:

The O.R. provides surgical services to inpatients, and emergency cases of all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

RHUH operating suites consist of 12 advanced operating rooms:
Each operating room is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment for surgery and general anesthesia.

RHUH operating rooms support all surgical specialties: General, Urology, Orthopedics, Open heart, Thoracic, Vascular, ENT, Maxillofacial, Obstetric and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Plastic, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, and Transplantation.

These operating rooms are also equipped with up to date surgical equipment allowing performance minimally invasive surgery.

Surgeons can send live images and communicate with colleagues via a secured digital connection during the surgical procedures.

The recovery room consists of 20 beds with a central monitoring station. In addition, a four-bed unit for post open heart care (CSICU) is located in the operating room area.