Clinical Physiology
  • About
  • Vision & Mission
  • Services

About Clinical Physiology:

The Department of Clinical Physiology of the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultan Qaboos University, offers a number of investigative tests in the fields of Clinical Neurophysiology, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory Physiology and other special procedures.



To be a center of excellence that provides state of the art, teaching, research, and diagnostic services with high-quality control.  


The department is and will continue to:

  • Provide state of the art diagnostic services within SQUH.

  • Be a centre of excellence for teaching, training and research for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and staff.

  • Offer professional expertise and consultation to health-related professional and governmental organizations.

In order to fulfill this mission, the faculty of the Department of Clinical Physiology develops annual objectives to guide its work.



  • Electro Encephalography
  • Long term Video-EEG Monitoring

  • Electromyography

  • Nerve Conduction Studies

  • Brain Auditory Evoked Potentials

  • Visual Evoked Potentials

Cardiovascular Physiology

  • Electrocardiogarphy
  • Cardiac Exercise Stress test
  • Twenty four Hours Blood pressure Monitoring
  • Twenty four hours ECG monitoring
  • Pacemaker potential monitoring
  • Trans Thoracic Echocardiography
  • Trans Esophageal Echocardiograph
  • Contrast Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine stress Echocardiography

  • Echocardiography with bubble study

Respiratory Physiology

  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Bronchial Provocation Testing

Sleep medicine

  • All levels of Polysomnography (level 1 , 2, split-night study) and polygraphy 
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) titration
  • Actigraphy

Special procedure

  • Skin Prick Tests for Allergy
  • Tests for Cardiovascular Autonomic Stability

Audiology Procedure

  • Audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Brain Evoked Response Auditory (BERA)
  • Otoacoustic Emission

Special Clinics

  • Sleep medicine clinic
    • Sleep medicine clinic (adult)
    • Sleep Medicine clinic (pediatrics)
    • CPAP clinic
  • Epilepsy clinic (vagal nerve stimulation)
  • Electromyography with Botex clinic
  • Pacemaker clinic