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Houston Methodist delivers specialized medical care to more than 7,000 international patients from 80 countries including KSA

Houston Methodist Hospital continues to offer leading-edge care in a variety of vital specialty areas. Each year, Houston Methodist, delivers specialized medical care to more than 7,000 international patients from more than 80 countries, including Saudi Arabia.

U.S. News & World Report recently named Houston Methodist Hospital to its top ranked Honor Roll for the fifth time and third consecutive year. Ranked in 10 specialties, U.S. News recognizes Houston Methodist Hospital as “High Performing” in 17 out of 17 of the procedures & conditions.​. The hospital offers a unique combination of leading-edge technology, compassionate care, and advanced treatment approaches. This combination attracts patients from Saudi Arabia, particularly in oncology, pulmonary medicine, transplantation, nephrology, urology, and primary care. Additionally, the hospital has frequently treated well-known dignitaries in the past, including political leaders, diplomats and astronauts.

“Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services is dedicated to extending the reach of our institution’s experience to the international community. We are honored to care for Saudi patients and provide our expertise in support of health care transformation within the Kingdom.” Cathy Easter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services, stated.

Along with providing international patient care, Houston Methodist Global provides advisory services, as well as training and development, to health care professionals and organizations worldwide. Houston Methodist collaborates with partners to train medical leaders and to develop some of the region’s greatest key medical institutions, including the Saudi Ministry of Health Vision Realization Office, Anfas Medical Care and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center.

As the Health Sector Transformation Program of the Saudi Vision 2030 program ensures the continued development of health care services in the Kingdom and focuses efforts on this critical sector, Houston Methodist Global will continue to collaborate with its partners in the Kingdom to ensure alignment with the vision.