Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics
Welcome to the department of pediatrics at the United Doctors Hospital(UDH) Jeddah-Saudi arabia. We are caring for a child . We take this responsibility very seriously. The department has a faculty of 11 physicians, everyone of whom is dedicated to the care of children, from the thinnest premature infant to the critically ill child . We are proud to be the champions in children health here in Jeddah, we are always striving to improve, Our goal is keeping all children healthy, happy and safe. The department of pediatrics of the united doctors hospital(UDH) promotes the health of children and adolescents , provides outstanding educational opportunities, delivers high quality comprehensive clinical care and service, advocates vigorously for children and adolescents and is responsible to the changing needs of our community and society.
Newborn Intensive care unit
The 7-bed Newborn Intensive care Unit (NICU) in the united doctors hospital (UDH) is a state of the art intensive care unit designed to provide care for newborns. The unit serves critically ill newborns and premature infants who require medical intervention .
Neonatal care Team
In addition to certified attending neonatologist, the newborn care team consist of registrar, resident, staff nurses, neonatal nurse practitioners, charge nurses, social workers, case managers, in the unit to provide round the clock care.
Description of services
The neonatal intensive care unit(NICU) provides comprehensive care to critically ill newborns. Neonatologist supervise around-the clock care of these infants. A full complement of experiences nurses, neonatal nurse practitioners staff . The NICU’s focus is to meet the needs of the entire family. The staff is sensitive to the family and the development needs of the infant.
The department has outpatient clinics for baby checks, immunization and other problems . The Ambulatory Pediatric Services Department renders round-the-clock emergency services.
We in the department of pediatrics are proud to be a part of this dynamic medical community. Again, We welcome you to our website and hope that you enjoy exploring it. We encourage you to contact any of the pediatric faculty if you have questions or would like further information.