The University Teaching Hospital
SPU places itself to be the first Syrian private university to have a teaching hospital. Our Hospital is a quality one built and equipped following the highest international healthcare standards. It has 200 patient-beds all equipped with the latest medical and healthcare devices. It is supervised by quality medical consultants qualified from the most prestigious international universities. The Hospital has also managed to establish cooperation agreements with some European universities in order to keep track of recent healthcare advancement.
About the Hospital
The Hospital is a five-storey building; each of these storey-levels is about 14,000 m². It has different facilities and services to support the Hospital work, e.g. a restaurant, a central kitchen, a laundry unit, an automatic sterilization unit , a maintenance unit, electricity support units, a central warehouse, and a central auditorium which can accommodate 200 attendees. The hospital is located on a site of 16,000 m² allowing space for a garden and parking areas for convenience.
There are 200 patient-beds all in large and comfortable rooms equipped with the latest medical devices to ensure the highest level of healthcare service. There are also a number of teaching rooms for lessons, seminars and even lectures. These rooms are equipped with the needed teaching aids, e.g. overhead projectors and internet/intranet access. The Hospital has another building designed for supporting services, e.g. water filtering, pumping station, main warehouses, maintenance units, and a secondary power support station.
Hospital Departments and Units
1. Emergency Department:
This department is open around the clock and includes emergency the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Laboratory, and well-equipped ambulances. The Department is always attended by specialists in emergency cases and accidents.
2. Outpatient Clinics:
These Clinics are supervised and attended by doctors of all medical specialties. The main Pharmacy is attached to these Clinics to ensure convenience.
3. Radiology Department:
This Department is also open around the clock. It contains the latest radiographic equipments, e.g. an X-ray generator, a mammography, a panoramic radiography, Cephalometric radiography, Echogram, CT and MRI.
4. The Central Laboratory:
The Central Laboratory is open around the clock and it performs all the necessary medical tests and clinical analyses.
5. Operation Unit:
There are eight surgery rooms, all equipped with the latest surgical devices and technologies , e.g. quality surgical tables and anesthetic equipments. In order to support the learning process for our students, all of these surgery rooms are equipped with video conferencing technologies where students can watch operations live in the Hospital teaching rooms or auditorium. Such technologies have also been facilitating video conferencing with international teaching hospitals or even conferences for surgical consultancy, support and evaluation.
6. Surgical Department
This Department provides services in the following specialties:
7. Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
8. Pediatrics and Neonatal Department
9. Ophthalmic and ENT Department
10. Facio-Maxillary Department
11. Coronary Care Unit
12. Physiotherapy Department
13. Cardiac Catheterization Department
15. Renal Unit
16. Central Pharmacy
17. Central Library
18. Department of Internal Medicine:
This Department provides services in the following areas:
Having a teaching hospital has been significantly reflecting on crystallizing and achieving the University’s vision and mission of serving the community as well as providing a suitable learning environment for students to gain practical skills and experiences. The Hospital’s mission is underpinned in the following: