We aspire for the department to be recognized as one of the most outstanding departments in the region. This
is to be based on its achievements in research, medical education and clinical care, and to keep
the balance in maintaining excellence in all three areas.
The mission of the Department of General Surgery is to educate medical students, postgraduate students, and advanced training fellows in accordance with the high professional
standards. Our goal is to participate in preparing competent physicians, to educate and train post graduate
physicians and fellows to practice patient-centered surgery in the highest standards of clinical skills in terms of diagnosis and treatment of diseases to improve health through patient care,
research, and education in the country and our region.