DEPARTMENTS & SERVICE

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This section will allow you to search the different hospital services, including a brief description of each category of services and departments.

Chief of Division: Rania Naoufal

The mission of the Clinical Laboratory Sections is to provide the highest quality laboratory services to the patients, physicians, and the public at large. Our work is performed by a highly multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, including pathologists, physicians, biologists, microbiologists, geneticists and  medical technologists.

As a reference laboratory we receive patient specimens from other clinics and hospitals. Laboratory specialty areas include: Clinical Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology, Clinical Microbiology, Hemato-pathology and Immuno-Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Laboratory Genetics and Molecular Biology.

The Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory provides the most advanced care through State-of-the-art Molecular Techniques based on DNA and RNA Analyses. Our Services include Leukemia Diagnosis and Minimal Residual Disease Monitoring, Oncogenes Mutations for Targeted Therapy of Cancers, Genetic Testing for Inherited Diseases and Risk Factors Predisposition, Histocompatibility Testing and Molecular Microbiology. We have developed strong partnerships with Pharmaceutical Companies which allow us to offer free-of-charge testing for Leukemia (BCR/ABL) and Cancer (KRAS, NRAS, EGFR).

Genetic services in the Department of Clinical Laboratories include the following:

- Cytogenetics, offering analysis of prenatal and postnatal, constitutional and acquired chromosome abnormalities, as well as Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)

- Postnatal Diagnosis of common genetic disorders, in collaboration with the Molecular diagnostics laboratory

- Genetic counseling for individuals and families at risk of a genetic disorder

In addition to that, the unit assists physicians and patients in the identification and contact of accredited reference laboratories for the diagnosis of other genetic disorders.

The Flow cytometry unit uses the most updated equipment to provide a wide variety of cytometry services for internal and external physicians. It performs tests for diagnosis of hematological malignancies, monitoring of CD4 count and immune profile.

COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC

 

The health sector in Lebanon is in deep crisis. Medical coverage has become a commodity that only a small privileged percentage of the Lebanese society can attain; a luxury at times where health should be a basic right.

Saint George Hospital established a Community Health Clinic aimed at providing qualified care to the underprivileged. Its outreach goes beyond the walls of the hospital to encompass education, health awareness and public screening.

Making it Accessible

- A yearly registration fee of 100,000 LL

- A 10,000 LL charge for each subsequent visit