Imam Khomeini University Hospital




A Brief History:

By having 60,000 m2, Imam Khomeini University Hospital was established in 1995, and inaugurated in May 1996 by Iranian President. With 300 nominal bed counts, it provides health care services for all of the citizens of northwest, Iran.  Thereafter, the medical services has been developed and now this hospital provides distinguished medical services in comprehensive specialties and sub-specialties with 466 beds, 17 operating rooms, and 18 medical specialties and sub-specialties. It is the unique center in West Azerbaijan province which provides a comprehensive medical, educational, and research services. The Hospital has a unique trauma center in West Azerbaijan province as well. Imam Khomeini University Hospital also offers residency programs in more than 12 different specialties such as general surgery, internal medicine, pathology, urology, orthopedics, and anesthesiology; all the departments have internship programs. The Hospital offers lots of research and educational facilities to the residents, and other medical and health professionals By having the human resources of 1167 people (both clinical and administrative), Imam Khomeini Hospital is the biggest university hospital in the region. The facilities include conference rooms, central libraries, and a playground.


Departments and Wards:

The hospital has 23 wards in different specialties and subspecialties including:

·         Anesthesiology

·         Burning

·         Emergency

·         Endocrinology

·         ENT (Ear/Nose/Throat)

·         Dialysis

·         Gastroenterology

·         General Internal

·         General Surgery and Laparoscopy

·         Internal Medicine

·         Medical Oncology

·         Neurology

·         Neurological Surgery

·         Nephrology

·         Ophthalmology and Corneal Transplantation

·         Orthopedic Surgery

·         Pathology

·         Plastic Surgery

·         Pulmonary Disease

·         Radiology

·         Renal Transplantation

·         Rheumatology

·         Thorax Surgery

·         Trauma

·         Urology



Critical Wards

·         The Emergency Ward


The Emergency Department has 31 beds

·         Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

By having 51 beds, the unit is located at the heart of the hospital.

The average number of occupied beds is equal to %88.



Poly Clinic Units:

·         Endocrinology

·         ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)

·         Diabetics Clinic

·         Gastroenterology

·         Infectious Diseases

·         Internal Medicine

·         Nephrology

·         Neurology

·         Neurological Surgery

·         Oncology

·         Ophthalmology (Corneal Transplantation)

·         Orthopedic Surgery (General, Hand, Knee)

·         Psychiatry

·         Pulmonary & Respiratory Disease

·         Renal Transplantation

·         Rheumatology

·         Surgery Clinic (Thorax, Plastic, General)

·         Urology



Paraclinics and Imaging Centers:


·         Audiometric Center

·        Bone Mineral Density Measurement Unit

·        Bronchoscopy

·         Central Radiology Unit

·        Chemotherapy

·         CT Scan Unit

·         Diagnostic Sonography (Ultrasonography) Unit

·        Echocardiography

·         EEG, NCV, EMG, TCD, ECG

·        Endoscopy and Clonoscopy

·        Emergency Radiotherapy Unit

·         ESWL-TUL, PCNL, PCCL

·         ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

·         Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Unit

·        Nuclear Medicine

·         Physiotherapy

·         Topography

·         Urodynamic Center





The Central Laboratory includes the following subsections:


·        Ansiotology

·        Biochemistry

·        Hematology

·        Histology

·        Hormonology

·        Immunohistology

·        Immunology

·        Microbiology

·        Parasitology

·        Pathology






Address: Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ershad Ave., Urmia, I.R.IRAN

Tel: +9844-33469931-4

Fax: +9844-33469935




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