The standard of healthcare in Saudi Arabia is among the best in the Middle East. Hospitals in Jeddah are no exception, with many facilities being among the region's finest.
Both public and private facilities have high standards. However, most expats prefer to use private healthcare in Jeddah. A few hospitals cater specifically to the expat community and are often staffed by expats or foreign-trained local doctors.
Private healthcare can be expensive and expats working in Jeddah are required by law to have private health insurance. Employers often cover this, and it's something that expats should discuss as part of their contract negotiations.
Hospitals in Jeddah
Abdul Latif Jameel Hospital for Medical Rehabilitation
Address: Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Rd, Al-Safa, Jeddah 23341
Al Ryan International Polyclinic
Address: Al-Baghdadiyah Al-Sharqiyah, Jeddah 22241
Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
Address: Falastin, Al-Hamra'a, Jeddah 23323
International Medical Center
Address: Hail Street, Al-Ruwais, Jeddah 23214
►For more on Saudi hospitals, see Healthcare in Saudi Arabia
"Our experiences with healthcare in Jeddah have always been very good. My husband had to have a triple bypass about 10 years ago, and I stayed the entire time with him in the hospital. The bill was a fraction of the cost of what it would have been in the US, and we don’t have insurance here either. Several of my husband’s family members and friends offered to pay the bill. The hospital was IMC (International Medical Center) and I would highly recommend their services."
For more, read US expat Susie's interview.
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