Overview

The Department of Radiology provides vital radiological services to all hospital departments, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.  It provides X-ray services including general radiography, IVP procedures, digital angiography, radiographic fluoroscopy, computerized tomography (CT), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, bone density and dry film systems.

Mission

The department teaches and trains radiologists for the IAU Fellowship and the Saudi Board in Radiology.  Training is also extended to residents from other departments such as FAMCO, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, etc., to interns and technologists from the Colleges of the Health Sciences at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal and at King Saud University in Riyadh, medical students, and students from IAU’s College of Applied Medical Sciences (Physiotherapy and Respiratory Therapy).

Goals

The department provides X-ray diagnostic services for inpatient, outpatient, emergency services and referrals from other hospitals.  The department aspires to render excellent diagnostic information and promote the quality of radiological procedures as well as provide professional instruction. 

Undergraduate Course

Radiology (MDRD 511)

This course enables the medical students to acquire basic radiological terminology and to become familiar with the main areas of radiology and imaging modalities so that they are able to select the proper modality for a particular clinical problem.  This also enhances their ability to recognize common pathologic entities.

Published on: 13 May 2014
Last update on: 01 April 2024
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