SQU Hospital Opening

Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat Sultanate of Oman was established in 1990 to provide medical care in a patient friendly atmosphere and in a spirit of compassion to the community. Since opening its doors our 700-bed tertiary care teaching hospital has provided dedicated patient care and endeavors to improve its services on a constant, ongoing basis.

The Sultan Qaboos University Hospital provides a full continuum of care, beginning with complete clinical evaluation, to meet the needs of each patient at each stage of treatment. A comprehensive system of patient services provides flexible treatment options with high-quality medical resources to meet a wide variety of needs.

SQUH currently provides several unique services and certain specialized medical facilities that are unique in Oman. The Renal Transplant Unit provides the surgical expertise and laboratory services for kidney transplants as part of a national program in Oman. The Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (Allogenic) and the Cord Blood Bank are the only ones serving the entire country. The unit of Family and Community Medicine is regarded as an exemplary one by the World Health Organization (WHO), in addition, the specialized investigation of various kinds i.e. Clinical Physiology, one of its kind in the Gulf area.

  • Vision
  • Mission
  • Values


Every citizen and resident of Oman enjoys excellent health and healthcare provided by SQUH educated, trained, and developed physicians and professionals.



Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in collaboration with the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Nursing and other health institutions is committed to provide teaching, research and patient centered care in an environment that supports continuous improvement.

In achieving our mission, the following values govern our relationship with patients, partners, and colleagues:


We treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work, with the highest professionalism and dignity.

Quality and Safety

We are committed to quality & safety by maintaining the highest standards and achieving them through continually measuring and improving outcomes.

Teamwork and collaboration

We build system effectiveness on the collective strength and cultural diversity within the hospital and external organizations.


We continuously strive for excellence and persistently create better ways of doing things.

Integrity & Trust

We communicate openly and honestly, build trust and conduct ourselves according to the highest ethical standards.


We energize the organization, embrace change, and work to improve through the creative ideas and unique talents of each employee.