The Kingdom of Bahrain is recognized for its advanced level in the health sector when compared to other countries in the region, due to its remarkable achievements over the years. Health care has received great attention, with a large number of doctors, nurses, and dentists in the country. Most of those health care professionals are Bahrainis, as this is one of the priorities of the Government’s development programs. The Ministry of Health supervises all healthcare and pharmaceutical activities and issues licenses for all healthcare professionals. There are numerous public and private hospitals in Bahrain, all of which operate using very high standards.

Comprehensive health services are provided to citizens and expatriates in Bahrain. They can book their medical appointments online for the General Clinics at the Health Centers.

If you are in Bahrain, check this list of hospitals in Bahrain:

Public Hospitals:

Salmaniya hospital Bahrain

Salmaniya hospital Bahrain

Salmaniya Medical Complex is a public hospital situated in the Salmaniya district of Manama in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This hospital was built in 1979 and has a capacity of 1200 beds. The hospital employs over 2000 doctors, nurses, and workers. 

Salmaniya Medical Complex is a multi-specialty healthcare facility that provides healthcare to all citizens and residents of Bahrain.

It provides secondary, tertiary, and emergency healthcare services as well as specialized outpatient clinics for the general public.

Location: Juffair

Salmaniya hospital Bahrain

King Hamad University Hospital

King Hamad University Hospital

King Hamad is a university hospital, located in Muharraq, with a capacity of 311 beds and 1,952 employees. This medical facility is characterized by its prestigious and elegant design

The hospital also includes all educational facilities to serve the Medical University of Bahrain – built at the site adjacent to the King Hamad University Hospital which aims at supporting this university with the provision of educational services and practical experience for medical and nursing students at the university. It has a variety of medical departments, services, and units.

Location: Al Muharraq

King Hamad University Hospital

Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services

Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services

The Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services – Military Hospital was inaugurated in 1968. It is one of the most important integrated medical buildings in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It has succeeded in achieving excellence in all of its departments.

It has become the second largest hospital in Bahrain with 481 beds and the highest quality of healthcare in the most efficient manner.

Location: West Riffa

Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services

 Private hospitals:

Private hospitals most often used by expatriates are:

American Mission Hospital

American Mission Hospital

The American Mission Hospital is a private non-profit hospital located in Manama, Bahrain.

Established in 1903, it was the first modern hospital in the country and, possibly, along the entire Gulf region. Today, the hospital offers round-the-clock specialist medical & dental services.

The hospital opened a satellite clinic in Saar, on the western side of Bahrain, offering dental and medical services. In 2014, another clinic was opened in Amwaj Islands, to the northeast of Manama.

Location: Manama.

American Mission Hospital

 Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital

 Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital

Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital is a private hospital with a new vision in medical care. The hospital has a unique set-up with multi-specialty clinics run by Senior Consultants. It aims to be one of the best healthcare providers in hospitals in Bahrain and is committed to providing high quality, ethical medical care at a reasonable and affordable cost.

Ibn Al Nafees Hospital is keen to provide the highest levels of service by keeping up with the development in the medical field. For all of its efforts and contribution to Bahrain’s healthcare industry, the hospital receives strong support from the government who is keen to develop private medical services to complement governmental facilities.

Location: Manama.

 Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital

Bahrain Specialist Hospital (BSH)

Bahrain Specialist Hospital (BSH)

It stands as a center of excellence in the Arabian Gulf. It is a highly specialized medical center that provides up to date medical services by experienced consultants and specialists, using the latest technology with the latest equipment and medical systems. The hospital is housed in a modern building designed to overlook the spectacular sea view. It is the first hospital from all hospitals in Bahrain that availed the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCI) and the only private healthcare facility that was opened by HM King Hamad Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the ruler of Bahrain.

Location: Juffair   

Bahrain Specialist Hospital (BSH)

Al Kindi Specialised Hospital

Al Kindi Specialised Hospital

Al Kindi is a private specialist hospital offering high standards of primary and secondary medical care. Staffed by a multinational team of 30 doctors, the hospital provides a comprehensive range of health services.

Established in 2008 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, With the opening of Al Kindi Specialised Hospital, the dream of making high-quality, complex medical care readily available to the local community became a reality, since then, it has continued providing the latest technology, expertise, exceptional quality & patient safety. As well as the hospital is equipped with a 24-hour clinic, a radiology unit, medical laboratory, and a pharmacy.

Location: Manama 

Al Kindi Specialised Hospital

Noor Specialist Hospital

Noor Specialist Hospital

It is a private and new hospital located in the heart of Manama city, with a strength of 41 beds varying from VIP, single, double. It has a unique concept of patient-focused care and offers various medical, surgical, gynecological, laser & laparoscopic procedures, as well as the services of its 24 hours clinic & physiotherapy department

NSH prides itself about having the most experienced and renowned consultants in their respective fields in hospitals in Bahrain.

Location: Manama

Noor Specialist Hospital

Al Hilal Hospital

Al Hilal Hospital

Al Hilal Hospital is a 50 bedded Multi Specialty Hospital in Muharraq, Kingdom of Bahrain. It provides specialty medical and surgical services in all major specialties including Internal Medicine, General Surgery, laparoscopic surgery, cardiology, urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, orthopedic surgery, ear, nose and throat surgery, dentistry and eye surgery. The hospital has comfortable patient rooms.

Al Hilal Hospital was established in 2005 with an objective of providing quality healthcare at an affordable price.

Location: Muharraq 

Al Hilal Hospital

To learn more about living in Bahrain see also:

A great job and a wonderful life: Learn all about work in Bahrain

Education for a better future: The best schools in Bahrain

Prime education: Universities in Bahrain