A comprehensive medical centre committed to providing quality healthcare, Bahrain Specialist Hospital (BSH) strives to meet the high standards set by the Joint Commission International (JCI) on Accreditation of Healthcare Organisations.
BSH has been recognised as a Hypertension Excellence Centre by the European Society of Hypertension since 2014.
It has also been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynaecology by the American Association of Gynaecology Laparoscopists (AAGL) since 2014 and Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).
In addition, BSH is the only accredited centre in the country providing American Association of Continuous Medical Education (AACME).
BSH is certified as an International Training Centre for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by the American Heart Association and the only private healthcare facility that was inaugurated by His Majesty King Hamad.
The hospital utilises state-of-the-art computerised technology and radiology diagnostic equipment and laboratory instruments that are the latest models, some of which are available in the region for the first time.
BSH has 83 patient rooms as well as 12 day-case beds and a fully-equipped emergency room and ICU unit to accommodate those needing critical care.
Specialities include internal medicine, cardiology, nephrology, neurology, psychiatry, gastroenterology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, dermatology, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology and IVF, endocrinology, rheumatology, general and laparoscopic surgery, plastic surgery, urology, orthopaedic surgery, dentistry and oral surgery, ophthalmology, ear, nose and throat, physical medicine and physiotherapy, nutrition and weight management, anaesthesia and pain management, radiology and emergency medicine.
The international team of doctors and dentists consists of the most highly qualified consultants and specialists in the field, holding American board certifications, British fellowship and membership degrees or their equivalents which is backed up by years of experience.
Additionally to retain and enhance medical knowledge, the hospital continuously invests in training programmes and workshops to keep doctors abreast of the latest medical techniques and technologies.
This is complimented by lectures, daily conferences and unrestricted electronic access to the most renowned medical references across the world.
Passing stringent criteria for selection, the multi-cultural nursing staff excels in clinical capabilities and patient care.
This is achieved by implementing exemplary medical care of the highest global nursing standards.
Safety, consistency of quality and sensitivity to the special needs of patients and their families, all come together to create a nursing team second to none.
The management is also committed to building up local manpower and prides itself in providing on-the-job training to Bahraini staff members. BSH also opened its first off-site clinic in 2014, in West Riffa with a vision to be the top provider of healthcare by expanding the scope of services.
The organisation also strives to be the island’s primary centre for medical tourism by utilising the values of excellence, quality, integrity, safety, innovation and teamwork.
Constantly striving to broaden the scope of its services, BSH regularly hosts specialist overseas teams, the most recent of which came from France specialising in plastic surgery, hair transplants, gastric banding obesity surgery and non-invasive surgery.