Jordan | Specialty Hospital

specialty-hospital-jordanThe Specialty Hospital
المستشفى التخصصي
Amman, Jordan

The Specialty Hospital is a leading private teaching hospital, renowned throughout Jordan and the Middle East for providing high quality medical services to Jordanians and foreign patients from the region and around the world.

The Specialty Hospital marks further excellence in health care in becoming Jordan’s first internationally certified hospital for medical travelers by MTQUA.

Officially inaugurated under Royal patronage in 1993, the hospital has 265 beds. Its 90 resident doctors, and 343 nurses, along with 20 pharmacists, 3 clinical pharmacists and 700 consultants are dedicated to providing quality care to Jordanian and international patients.

International patients and medical tourists

Since it opened, the hospital has served more than 4.6 million patients from Jordan and 83 nationalities: 462,000 in-patient admissions; 824,000 ER visits and 173,250 operations.

Around 40% of Specialty Hospital admissions are non-Jordanians. The most common specialties needed by these patients are:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Urology
  • Nephrology
  • Orthopedics
  • IVF
  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurology

International Patients’ Office

The Specialty Hospital’s International Patients’ Office aims to facilitate non- Jordanian patients’ treatment. It connects patients with the needed specialist prior to the patient’s travel. A specialist will give an initial diagnosis, the needed treatment plan, with cost and the length of stay.

The International Patients’ Office assists patients with

  • visa issuing if needed
  • transportation
  • accommodation
  • special menu
  • flight reservation
  • tours in Jordan on request

The international patients’ team contacts patients six months after discharge for outcome reporting and satisfaction.

Outside representatives and medical tourism facilitators

The hospital has representatives in many countries including Sudan, Algeria, Palestine, Yemen , Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Medical tourist facilitators have their references checked and visit the hospital before the hospital contracts to work with them.

Featured quality

The hospital provides a full range of in-patient and out-patient diagnostic, therapeutic medical and surgical services. Its management takes pride in using the latest technology.

It was the first in Jordan to provide

  • Hyper-Baric Oxygen therapy
  • Sleep lab
  • 512-slice CT scan
  • 3 Tesla MRI scan
  • Excel-v in the dermatology center
  • Amaris 750 in the vision correction laser center
  • First-in-the-world Sonolith Visio Track in the lithotripsy center

Our 13 operating rooms with 3 recovery rooms are among the most modern in the region, and use state of art technology to minimize hospital acquired infection.

Our Breast Imaging Unit received HCAC Certification as a result of implementing breast imaging unit standards to minimize the risks of breast cancer and to motivate early cancer detection.

Awards and recognitions

Because of our belief in the importance of quality of our services, the Specialty Hospital has become one of the most awarded and accredited hospitals in the region. It is accredited by The Joint Commission International (JCI) and the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC).

The Arab Hospitals Federation crowned our dedication to quality when it named the Specialty Hospital the best hospital in patient centered care.

The Specialty Hospital is the first and only hospital to receive the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence for two consecutive cycles.

As a result of hospital commitment to continuously provide the best services at the highest standards, the hospital received the certificate of the National Quality & Safety Goals for six consecutive cycles.

Teaching hospital

The Specialty Hospital is a well-recognized teaching institute for postgraduate physician training in eleven specialties approved by the Jordanian Medical Council, Arab Medical Council, and the Royal College of OB/GYN. We believe in the importance of enriching medical students’ skills and experience worldwide and receive trainees from many countries and regions including USA, Canada, Europe and of course many Arab countries.

The Specialty Hospital Knee Center is approved as a teaching center by the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

Our Specialty Training Center (STC) is an approved training center by the American Heart Association (AHA).

Social responsibility

Our social responsibility initiatives are numerous: the hospital sent the first medical team to Libya during the revolution, sent medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to the Gaza strip, provides free medical days in Jordan, Palestine, Sudan and Chad in addition to many other initiatives locally and internationally.


Specialty Hospital
Jaber Ibn Hayyan St.
Shmeisani, Amman

P.O. Box 930186
Amman, 11193

Tel: +962 (6) 500 1111, +962 (7) 9556 9654
Fax: +962 (6) 569 7425
General email: and


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