King Salman Heart Center (KSHC) has emerged as a premier cardiac center, highly equipped with technology and is led by experienced team. It started accepting patients since mid-2005 month before it was officially open by His Royal Highness King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the –then- Prince of Riyadh City on the 20th of December 2005. In October 2005, the first catheterization was performed in KFMC. Since then, more than 10,000 cardiac catheterization procedures, percutaneous coronary interventions, EP procedures, device implantations (ICD, CRT, permanent pacemakers) and cardiac surgeries have been performed.The center is equipped with 122 clinical beds.
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories including a Pediatric Hybrid lab are equipped with the latest equipment of the highest specifications, for diagnostic and interventional cases as well as supportive services. This, in turn, allows cardiac catheterization laboratories ready to accept all cardiac patients in need of diagnostic or interventional catheterization including acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock patients with assistance of an IABP, if needed.
The new Cardiac CCU and CVICU, where the CCU bed occupancy remains comparable with International benchmarks. The Center also employs high caliber well trained medical and nursing staff with international reputation.