Our Laboratory offers an advanced laboratory analysis services with fully automated analysers providing an emergency, routine and special tests, including referral facility to the specialized labs for the complex investigations, requested by our hospital Clinicians round the clock. We have a total number of 100 qualified experienced clinical & technical staffs, processing around 1449856 tests. We are also doing private practise for inside and outside hospital clinics. Our Blood Bank section offers blood donation services for the public and the BDF personal.

  • Pathology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology
  • Cytology
  • Serology
  • Blood Bank
  • Blood Bank
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    Blood Bank
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    Receiving Area

Our Pathologists

  • Objectives of the Department

    A.  Patient Care:
    1. To provide accurate and precise results of common laboratory tests required by clinicians to establish or rule out a diagnosis and to monitor therapy.
    2. To perform the laboratory tests in cost effective way.
    3. To deliver the results as early as possible so that patients stay in the hospital for a very minimum period. To achieve this goal large-scale automation has been done in Haematology, Biochemistry and Serology.
    4. Not to perform in house tests, which are rarely asked for and are of non-essential nature; in order to cut down costs. Such tests if necessary will be sent outside.
    5. Self-dependent in supplies of safe blood and blood components to patients.
    B.  Community Service
    1. To regularly screen for common inherited diseases like sickle cell disease, G-6-P-D deficiency, Thalassemia, in born errors of metabolism, etc.
    2. To assist the GP department to maintain proper health of school going children.
    3. To assist the community for early detection of cancer in Bahrain.
    4. To do regular necessary tests on food handlers working in BDF.
    5. To help the administration to provide safe drinking water and prevention of infection.
    6. To regularly screen for infectious and non-infectious diseases of persons willing to join BDF.
    C.  Research
    1. To carry out research works in house and in collaboration with other bodies such as AGU, RCSI and Bahrain University.
    2. To publish research works in local and international journals.
  • Our Lab consists of six clinical laboratories distributed into two main areas: Lab - I & Lab - II
    Lab - I : It is locating in the ground floor of the new hospital building, it includes:
    Pathology Department Administration:
    Chief Medical technologist: LT. Col. Khalid Mattar Office : 
    Phone No. 00973 – 17766644, Fax: 00973-1766661
    Chief Medical Staff deputy: Maj. Tahani Rashid Office,  Phone No. 00973 – 17766636
    I T Coordinator: Mrs. Ghada Isa, Phone No. 00973 – 17766470
    Sample Receiving Area: (Working 24 Hour) Phone No. 00973 - 17766522
    1.  Biochemistry: (Working 24 Hour)
    Section in charge: Dr. K.S.Murty
    Section Senior: 1st W/O Shakeela A. Rahman
    Phone No. 00973 - 17766844, 00973 – 17766246
    2.  Overseas: (Working: Sun – Thu, 0:700 am – 02:00 pm)
    Section in charge: Mrs. Rana Yousif, Phone No.  00973 – 17766470
    3.  Haematology: (Working 24 Hour)
    Section in charge: Mr. Adnan Hassani, Phone No. 00973 – 17766343, 00973 - 17766634 
    Section senior: Mrs. Iman Khalifa, Phone No. 00973 – 17766178
    4.  a) Blood Bank (X-match): (Working 24 Hour)
     Section in charge: Mrs. Hanifa Hassan, Phone No. 00973 - 17766256
         b) Blood Bank (Donor Section): (Working: Sun – Thu, 7am – 2pm & Tue 4 – 8pm)
     Section senior: Mrs. Elham Ahmed, Phone No. 00973 – 17766513, 00973 - 17766098
  • Lab - II : It is locating in a separate building, outside the hospital, opposite to the Hospital Mosque. It includes:
    Pathology Department Administration:
    Head of department: Brg. Dr. Abdulla Darwish, 00973 – 17766655
    Department Secretary: Mr. Babo Philip, Phone No. 00973 – 17766300, 00973-17766843
    Sample Receiving Area (Working: Sun – Thu, 0:700 am – 02:00 pm)
    Phone No. 00973 – 17766640
    5.  Microbiology
    Working 24 Hour
    Section in charge: Maj. Tahani AL. Quti
    Section senior: Mrs. Amal Ebrahim
    Phone No. 00973 - 17766515, 00973 – 17766645
    6.  Serology
    Working: Sun – Thu, 0:700 am – 02:00 pm
    Section in charge: 1st W/O. Majeda Basheer
    Section Senior: Mrs. Budoor Ali
    Phone No. 00973 – 17766737
    7.  Histology & Cytology
    Working: Sun – Thu, 0:700 am – 02:00 pm
    Section in charge: Ms. Safa Hassan, Phone No. 00973 - 17766447
    Blood Collection Area (Working: Sun – Thu, 0:700 am – 02:00 pm)
    It is locating in the old hospital building next to Radiology department.
    Phone No. 00973 – 17766638
    Laboratory services are supervised by The Chief Medical Technologist, LT.COL.  Khalid Mattar. Head of Department, Brg. [Dr.] Abdulla Darwish directives all the above mentioned services and clinical laboratories.