2003 News Story

King Khaled Hospital pioneering robot surgery in Kingdom

King Khaled Hospital in Riyadh is pioneering in the Kingdom the technique of using robots in operating theaters.  Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at King Saud University Dr Mohammad bin Miqren Al-Miqren reports that robotic surgeries started with traditional methods using a scalpel, then developed into endoscopic surgery, to the benefit of both doctors and patients.