Dr. Zaher Faisal Zaher
Assistant Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics
King Abdulaziz University.
Consultant Pediatric Intensivist and Pediatric Cardiologist.
name of Allah the Merciful
welcome and thank all those who visited this website to learn about pediatric cardiac center of excellence (PCCE) at King Abdul
Aziz University. I hope this website will be a communication
channel between us and visitors to access our medical services .
was established with humanitarian responsibility sense of a group of consultant
caring about children with heart diseases. The project was funded and supported by Sheikh
was setup in 2015 at King Abdulaziz University Hospital on 750 m2. The Center
consists of eight intensive care rooms PCICU , each ICU room accommodate two
beds, with the necessary medical facilities to support the sensitive mission (rooms
for doctors and nursing staff, warehouse for consumable medical materials,
medical equipment room and medications room).
are provided by a multidisciplinary teamwork , which includes consultants of pediatric
cardiologists, pediatric cardiac surgeons, anesthesia consultants, consultants
and specialists in intensive care. In addition to the intensive care nurses,
plus the supporting staff. The center is running by latest technologies of medical equipment,
which makes the possibility of treating 7 to 10 cases per week.
has been implemented so far is only a first step of our steps to expand to
regional area coverage. In the second phase we will seek to increase the number of the ICU rooms and beds, and to have an independent surgical theater in
order to increase the number of treating more children with heart diseases.
third phase with the help of Allah and his ability will lead to the
establishment of an integrated children's hospital to serve every child with
heart disease. "Diseased hearts of our children ... deserve help," we
hope that our dream is achieved by Allah's will and then by the generous hearts that
do not hesitate to help.