Centres of Excellence

Hospital Overview

Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa The King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Bahrain Specialist Hospital was inaugurated on Wednesday the 26th of Febuary, 2003.

Bahrain Specialist Hospital (BSH) stands as a center of excellence in the Arabian Gulf. It is a highly specialized Medical Center that provides up to date medical services by experienced Consultants and Specialists, using the latest technologies with the-state-of-the-art medical equipment and systems. BSH is housed in purposely-designed modern premises overlooking a picturesque sea view. It is the first hospital in Bahrain that availed the Joint Commission International accreditation (JCI) and the only private healthcare facility that was inaugurated by HM King Hamad Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the ruler of Bahrain.


Bahrain Specialist Hospital is committed to provide healthcare of the highest standards with honesty and fairness; upholding and respecting the rights, beliefs, safety and need for confidentiality of the patients, staff and visitors.


The vision of Bahrain Specialist Hospital is to be always the top provider of the highest standards of healthcare by expanding the scope of services at the current location and at other sites in Bahrain and the region, and to be the primary center for medical tourism in the area.





The Pillars of BSH

Founded by a diverse base of shareholders from the Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, BSH is committed to raising the standards of healthcare in Bahrain and the region.

When it comes to providing world-class medical care, BSH strives to be the best in the field by meeting the high standards set forth by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), which is responsible for setting, monitoring and maintaining standards of excellence in the healthcare world.

The management of BSH is committed to building up the local manpower and prides itself in providing on-the-job training to promising Bahraini staff members.


The international team of doctors and dentists consists of the most highly qualified Consultants and Specialists in the field; holding American Board certifications, British Fellowship and Membership degrees or their equivalents and backed up by years of experience.

Additionally to retain and enhance medical knowledge, we continuously invest in training programs and workshops to keep our doctors abreast of the latest medical techniques and technologies. This is complimented by lectures, daily conferences and unrestricted electronic access to the most renowned medical references across the world.

Nursing Staff

Passing stringent criteria for selection, our multi-cultural nursing staff excels in clinical capabilities and patients’ care. This is achieved by implementing exemplary medical care of the highest global nursing standards. Safety, consistency of quality and sensitivity to the special needs of patients and their families, all come together to create the benchmark of our nursing professionals.

Technology and Equipment

Utilizing state-of-the-art computerized technology. We make patients’ information and medical records readily accessible. The Radiology diagnostic equipment and laboratory instruments are the latest models; some are made available in the region for the first time at our hospital.

Facilities and Medical Specialties

To cater for specific medical requirements, Bahrain Specialist Hospital provides excellent healthcare in a comfortable, beautiful and relaxed setting with 83 patient rooms and suites in addition to a day-case unit that can accommodate 12 patients.

BSH Service Profile:

  1. + Anesthesiology
  2. + Assisted Reproduction/IVF
  3. + Audiology & Speech Therapy
  4. + Bariatric Surgery
  5. + Cardiology
    • ECG
    • Stress Test (TMT)
    • Echocardiography
    • Holter Monitoring
  6. + Clinical Psychology
  7. + Critical Care
    • ICU
    • NICU
  8. + Dermatology
  9. + Dietetics and Nutrition
  10. + Dialysis
  11. + Dental
  1. + Endocrinology/Diabetology
  2. + ENT
  3. + Emergency Medical Services & Ambulance
  4. + Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy
  5. + General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  6. + Geriatric Medicine
  7. + Hepatobiliary Surgery
  8. + Internal Medicine
  9. + Infectious Disease
  10. + Haemotology
  11. + Neurology
  12. + Neurosurgery
  13. + Neurophysiology
    • EEG
    • EMG
    • NCV
  14. + Nephrology
  15. + Obstetrics and Gynecology
  16. + Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  17. + Opthalmology
  1. + General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  2. + Geriatric Medicine
  3. + Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
  4. + Orthopedics Surgery
  5. + Oncology
  6. + Paediatrics
  7. + Physiotherapy
  8. + Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery/li>
  9. + Psychiatry
  10. + Preventive Health Check
  11. + Pre-Employment Examination
  12. + Pulmonology and Respiratory Diseases
  13. + Rheumatology
  14. + Sleep Studies
  15. + Urology
    • Urodynamic Study
    • Lithotripsy
    • Laser Lithotripsy
  16. + Vaccination
  17. + 24/7 Pharmacy (Inpatient and Outpatient)

Well-equipped Radiology and Laboratory departments that are run by highly qualified Radiologists and Pathologists support all of the above services.

Emergency Service and ICU Unit

In the event of an emergency, care is provided around the clock in our emergency room. Our medical and nursing ER staff is always ready and prepared to react to any situation in an efficient and timely manner. An ambulance service with a fully equipped reaction vehicle is available to be able to handle any kind of emergency.

BSH is also among the very few private health care hospitals in the Kingdom of Bahrain that has a fully equipped ICU Unit to provide critically ill patients with the necessary medical care and one to one monitoring.

BSH constantly strives to broaden its scope of medical services. To achieve this target, lately it has been receiving teams of visiting renowned surgeons from France specializing in Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplant, Gastric Banding Obesity Surgery and Non Invasive Surgery. Further visits covering other medical specialties are being arranged to facilitate medical treatment to the residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the neighboring countries.

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