The department of Interventional Cardiology at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi is headed by Dr.Benny Panakkal, MD, DM, FAPSC, FACC, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist. It has state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory – GE Innova Flat Panel System and equipped with advanced, state-of-the-art machines for the diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of cardiac ailments. The services available include Coronary angiography, Coronary Angioplasty and Coronary Stenting. A coronary stent is a tube placed in the coronary arteries that supply the heart, to keep the arteries open in the treatment of coronary heart disease. Stents reduce chest pain and have been shown to improve survivability in the event of an acute myocardial infarction.
Other facilities offered in Badr Al Samaa Heart Center include Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, Color Doppler 3D Real Time Echocardiography and Trans Oesophageal Echocardiography, Exercise Stress Test and Stress Echocardiography.
Through its patient centric services and professional reputation, the centre has merged as symbol of trust for patients suffering from various cardiac ailments.
Department of Urology at Badr al Samaa was started in the year 2005. The Department has the service of two full times Urologists. Within in a span of 4 years of the inception it made impressive progress in all aspects of Urological sciences, and now conducting almost all Urological procedures including open surgical, endoscopic, microscopic and laparoscopic procedures. It has also well equipped lithotripsy unit, the first of its kind in the private sector in the Sultanate.
- Lithotripsy Unit
- Open Surgical Procedures
The Neurosurgery Department at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi specialises in all phases of neurosurgery for comprehensive management of brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerve diseases and disorders. The services and treatment offered include treatment of brain tumours, vascular lesions of brain, endoscopy for brain and spine, thoracic disk disease, peripheral nerve lesions, spinal fixation, hydromyelia, hydrocephalus, craniovertebral anomalies, cervical spondylotic disk disease, congenital cranial and spinal problems, traumatic brain injuries and syringomyelia.
The Department has the services of two full time Neurologists. We have MRI C.T Scan, MRI Scan and EEG serives. EEG device (Grass Telefactor/Astro med XL’40 channel Digital EEG record and review system), which is a powerful, easy to use EEG system consisting of the high response 40_channel AS40 amplifier system. Currently on going plans are in progress to expand the scope of investigations and treatment available in the department.
The Neurology unit is headed by Dr. T Siva Kumar MD, DM and Dr. Abdulla Khadim Al Jamal both of them having 30 years experience in the field. Outpatient services are offered 6 days/Week and inpatient facilities include a stroke unit and Neuro ICU with Neuro trained staff. Investigations available include EEG, Nerve conduction studies, CT scan and MRI of the brain.
Outpatient services are offered to the patients with headache, fits, Paralysis of various types, back pain, giddiness to name a few. Stroke patients are given special care and a very good number of stroke patients have recovered and gone back to their previous jobs.
- EEG (Grass Telefactor /
- Astro med. XL 40 Chanel
- Digital EEG record & Review System)
Nephrology department headed by a well experienced Nephrologist Dr. Vinod Chandran MD, DM, (Nephrology) We are the first, in the private health sector in the Sultanate set up the Dialysis unit. It is a highly specialized department inducted in 2006 and the first in the private health sector to introduce such a service for patients with renal diseases.
- Haemo Dialysis Unit
- Screening & Prevention Strategies for CKD (Chronic Kidney Diseases)
- Interventional Nephrology including Renal Biopsy
The Department of Gastroenterology provides a comprehensive range of services for the management of patients with all types of gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.
The department has the service of two full time gastroenterologists, Dr D. Jayakumar has undergone clinical observership and training in the Liver Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK and is certified by the Royal College of Physicians, UK, in Gastroenterology.
Dr Jayakumar has more than 10 years of extensive experience in the field of Gastroenterology. He has successfully managed a variety of disorders involving the gastrointestinal tract and hepatobiliary disorders like dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) gastrointestinal bleeding, and early detection of gastrointestinal cancers, chronic diarrheas, chronic abdominal pain and evaluation of jaundice, to name a few conditions.
Jayakumar is based at Badr Al Samaa, Ruwi branch, and Dr.s Suraj is based at Al Khoud and both are available on all working days between 9 am and 1pm and from 5pm and 9pm.
The department of Internal Medicine offers Round the clock emergency care unit well equipped with ventilator and defibrillator. Apart from Out-patient and in-patient care, emergency and critical care service is active round the clock. The department also offers different type of health packages including a comprehensive health check up programmes such as Executive Body Check Up, Full Body Check-Up, Diabetic Care Check up etc. The response to such preventive health programmes are very encouraging. The department recently introduced a Diabetic care clinic, asthma and allergy clinic with pulmonary function studies and preventive health check up programme for old age.
- Round the clock emergency care unit.
- Equipped with ventilator, defibrillator, infusion pump, spirometery and ECG etc
- Diabetic care clinic. asthma and allergy clinic
- Pulmonary function studies
Department of Psychiatry offers full range of Psychiatric Services covering childhood to genetic psychiatric disorders, with a special area of interest in Childhood and Adolescent Psychological difficulties. Department of Psychiatry has the services of two full time Psychatrists by Dr.Gerry D’Costa MD (Psy.) and Dr.Satish Sylvester MD(Psy).They bring wealth of experience to the Sultanate. The ultimate goal of our Psychiatric department is “POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH”.
- Depression, Anxiety and social phobia
- Drug deaddiction services
- Sleep disturbance
- Child and Adolescent mental Health
- 3D Echo Cardiography
The department of General Surgery has completed 7 years of service. The department of General surgery with an ultra modern operation theatre complex has been in the crux of this growth. It is equipped with state-of-the-art Carl Stroz Laproscopy equipment for Key hole surgeries. They have Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy Unit and is offering Upper and lower gastro intestinal endoscopy services. The success of any medical institution is in keeping abreast with latest developments in the field of medicine.
The department is functional with both major and minor operation theaters and is well equipped to handle all major and minor operation theaters and is well equipped to handle all major and minor surgeries efficiently. Excellent recovery rooms and deluxe rooms together with good nursing care are provided for speedy and comfortable recovery.
- An ultra modern operation theatre complex for major and minor surgeries.
- Carl Stroz Laproscopy equipment for Key hole surgeries
- Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy State-of-the-art endoscopy unit for upper and lower gastro intestine
- Team of well experienced surgical faculties
Department of ENT, Speech and Hearing is one of the well established departments serving the beneficiaries both out patient and surgical services. The Out Patient Department is one of the busiest in the field, equipped with state of the art diagnostic facilities like ENT treatment Unit, Diagnostic nasal and rigid laryngeal Endoscopy, Microscopic examination of ears etc. the Department is equipped with Audiology service for the detection of hearing handicaps and well settled speech therapy unit under the guidance of well experienced audiology technicians and speech therapists. The doctors perform all kinds of modern ENT surgeries like adenotonsillectomies, Endoscopic sinonasal surgeries, microscopic ear eradicative and reconstructive surgeries, microlaryngoscopic surgeries etc and always ensure quality as well as outcome based surgical procedures.
- State-of-the-art ENT treatment Unit
- Diagnostic nasal and rigid laryngeal
- Endoscopy, Microscopic examination of ears.
- Audiology service Surgeries like adenotonsillectomies, Endoscopic sinonasal surgeries,
- Microscopic ear eradicative and reconstructive surgeries, microlaryngoscopic surgeries etc
The department of Gynaecology and obstetrics has the services of 10 full time Gynaecologists. The last few years have been very encouraging with a steady increase in the number of delivers and Gynaecological procedures.
Service provided by our department includes:
- Antenatal and postnatal care.
- Painless labor.
- Management of high risk obstetric cases
- Major and Minor Gynaecological procedures
- Family planning services
The department is offering preventive, Curative and counseling services. Paediatrics needs extreme care and since the beginning praise-worthy services have been provided by them. The Present team of pediatricians provides complete comprehensive care for pediatrics patients.
- Provides preventive, Curative, & counseling services
- Provide complete comprehensive care for newborn and paediatric patients
- Special care baby unit (S.C.B.U) for preterms and sick new borns
The department Orthopaedic and trauma at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi is headed by Dr. Kamran Saeed, MBBS; FRCS (Ed) a visiting Senior Consultant for Trauma and Orthopaedics. The services offered include all types of hip and knee joint replacements, revision and complex joint replacement surgeries and spine surgeries, minimally invasive and bloodless surgeries, arthroscopic surgery general orthopedic and trauma surgeries.
Dr Kamran Saeed is full time Senior consultant in Khoula Hospital (Ministry of Health) which is tertiary Orthopaedic center in Sultanate of Oman. He did his orthopaedics training in UK, after having valuable experience of working in NHS, England for 18 years he moved to Oman in 2013. Dr. Kamran Saeed treated civilians as well as British army personnel; from here he developed special interest in sports medicine, foot & ankle surgery and lower limb arthroplasty. He believes in early aggressive rehabilitation and after most of surgeries patients are allowed to walk full weight bearing same day or following day after surgery to regain full function back in short period of time
Dr. Kamran Saeed has extensive experience of arthroscopic knee and ankle ligament surgery many hundreds of these procedures with audited results. He has vast experience of total knee and total hip replacements and currently is heavily involved in training of these procedures to young Orthopaedic surgeons in OMSB (Oman Medical Specialty Board) as Associate Programme Director.
His core area of expertise is in the field of Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Lower Limb Arthroplasty, complex trauma and arthroscopic surgery. He is clinical director of orthopaedics in Khoula Hospital. He has participated in several National and International conferences and made presentations on many topics of Orthopaedic surgeries and presented several research papers and publications.
Dr. Kamran Saeed is based at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi and is available on all working days in the evening as visiting consultant.
The department offers comprehensive ophthalmic care at the primary and emergency level. It is equipped with all the necessary machineries to diagnose segments. Shortly after department was started; it opened an optical showroom offering all optical services and sale of spectacles and contact lens. Arrangements are in hand to add more equipment to provide much wider case management and surgical facilities in the future.
Furnishing the department with equipment necessary for detailed posterior segment evaluation is also on the cards. The institution aims at having an ophthalmology department offering inpatient and outpatient services for the medical and surgical management of all ophthalmic diseases in the near future.
- Offers Comprehensive Ophthalmic care
- State-of-the-art vision testing facility (first time in Oman)
- Minor Ophthalmic procedures
- Glaucoma, Diabetic & Hypertensive Retinopathy Screening
- Post lasik follow-up
- Optical showroom with latest frames and contact lenses
From a modest beginning in 1993 with two operation theatre we are now having state of art four operation theatre, latest anaesthesia machines, central oxygen supply, separate recovery rooms for male and female with the most modern monitors and post op ventilators. Surgeries ranging from super specialty branches like Neurosurgery, Urology, Minimal surgeries like Laparoscopy, Arthroscopies, Functional endoscopic surgeries, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopyare done here. Also surgeries from the departments of General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, ENT, Ophthalmology is routinely done here. We have completed more than twenty thousand successful surgeries with impeccable record of safety. The Department of Anesthesia is manned by well qualified and experienced anesthesiologist led by Dr. Vivek Kamath, Dr. Sreekala Devi, Dr. Sheebu P.A, Dr. Kshama Rao, Dr. Vipin.
The Department provides comprehensive treatment for all skin and hair disorders and they are also treating vitiligo, alopeiaeczema, acne and various other diseases successfully with minimum cost.
Our cosmetology Branch deals with:
- Hair loss management
- Acne scar rejuvenation
- Mole Excision
- Skin tag removal
- Management of facial pigmentation
- Chemical peeling
They also have Botox and restylane for antiage therapy. As part of the Cosmetology Department they have Cosmetology Clinic.
- Acne scar rejuvenation
- Mole Excision , Skin tag removal
- Management of facial, Pigmentation
- Chemical peeling
We have an imaging center with high speed full body spiral (helical) CT scanner and MRI Scan available at Ruwi and Al Khoud. Other facilities include Mammography and Bone Densitometry. High resolution real time ultra sound units with duplex, triplex colour and power Doppler 3D and 4D scan facilities. Al the services are made available round the clock at affordable rates.
The department is headed by Dr. Sofi Z Ranwala and is assisted by team of experienced technicians. It is one of the best Laboratory in the Sultanate in private Health sector, having the latest and state of the art equipments. Following are the equipments and facilities available in the laboratory.
Fully Auto Analyzer, Hitachi-902 gives most accurate result of blood sugar, Lipid Profile, Liver function test, Kidney function test etc. cell Dyne-1800 for heametology investigations.
Axysm and Mini Vidas for immunology test and hormone test, Stago for coagulation profile, Nycocard for HbA1c and Cardiac reader for troponin.
- Fully Auto Analyzer & Hitachi-902
- Cell Dyne-1800 for heametology investigations.
- Axysm and Mini Vidas for immunology test and hormone test,
- Stago for coagulation profile, Nycocard for HbA1c and Cardiac reader for troponin
The Department has the service full time Dental surgeons. Our endeavour has been to bring quality dental treatment within the reach of everyone. We have facilities for orthodontic treatment both, removable and fixed orthodontics. From the cosmetic point of view, who wouldn’t want an aesthetic smile!! The cases where extraction of teeth becomes inevitable, we provide replacement of teeth becomes inevitable, we provide replacement of teeth both removable and fixed (ceramic) teeth.
As part of further expansion we intend to install OPG X ray soon. We have plans to add other ultra modern equipments to the department which will be of diagnostic help in orthodontic treatment as well as a number of oral surgical procedures.
Badr Al Samaa gives emphasis to conservative treatment wherever possible. Diseases of the gums are highly prevalent among the population. Symptoms like bad breathing, bleeding gums, sensitivity to hot and cold drinks, mobile teeth etc should be recognized as a sign of gum disease and treated promptly.
- Cosmetic Dental Fillings
- Peadiatric Dental Treatment
- Scaling & Polishing
- Removable & Fixed partial denture
- Dental X-rays
Badr Al Samaa Physiotherapy professionals utilities up to date research in clinical practice and are committed to developing the highest standards of clinical practice and are committed to developing the highest standards of clinical excellence. They are responsible, innovative, critically thinking professionals committed to meeting the health needs of the people of the Sultanate appropriately at affordable rates. The physiotherapists with their years of experience in various physical ailments have done meritorious service by providing proper guidance and care for their patients. The department of physiotherapy and Rehabilitation has the services of fulltime Physiotherapists.
- Experienced and dedicated professional, responsible to provide proper guidance for healthy life style.
- Well equipped physiotherapy department has the services of 12 fulltime Physiotherapists.