Obstetrics & Gynecology

About Obstetrics & Gynecology



The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (OBGYN) is one of the major departments in the College of Medicine & Health Sciences (COM&HS) and Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) involved in teaching undergraduates, postgraduates and other allied professionals. It has been recognized as one of the centres of excellence in women’s healthcare in Oman that produces trained leaders in women’s health as an academic subspecialty, for community practice and research. The goal of the Department is to provide excellent women’s healthcare via general and subspecialty clinics such as general obstetrics and gynecology clinics, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Uro-gynaecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Minimally Invasive surgery. We value team work, intellectual curiosity, compassion and academic excellence.

Our mission is to provide a structured educational environment in which dedicated teaching is integrated with graduated clinical responsibilities that promote intellectual growth in patient management at bedside, operating room, delivery suite and outpatient care. Our undergraduate and postgraduate programs train students to provide comprehensive healthcare for women by applying an evidence-based approach to clinical management with a view to providing the best possible care for all of our patients and promoting research.




                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lamiya Ahmed Ali Al Kharusi
Head, Obstetrics & Gynecology Department
College of Medicine & Health Sciences


To become a leader in the advancement of female health care and best practice through the training and provision of highly skilled physicians and researchers.



To provide a highest quality patient care, medical research and structured educational environment in which dedicated teaching is integrated with the clinical responsibilities to produce physicians and researchers who will deliver and promote patient centered female health care that reflects the highest professional and ethical standards. While valuing teamwork, intellectual curiosity, compassion, and academic excellence, the department also seeks collaboration with national and international research bodies for the purpose of advancing health science and improving community services.



The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences has its objectives aligned with the Sultan Qaboos University’s strategic objectives and these include:

  • Implement outcome based curriculum for undergraduate teaching.
  • Encourage research and innovation.
  • Provide continuous professional development to all staff.
  • Provide up to date subspecialty services.
  • Collaborate with regional and international bodies for the advancement of research and clinical expertise.