The Andrology Center of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), affiliated with the Urology Department, has been recognised as a Center of Excellence for Penile Implants by the US-based Institute for Urological Excellence.

The designation makes HMC the first healthcare provider in the region to be acknowledged by the international body, which recognises excellence and innovation in the field of men’s reproductive health.

Dr Abdulla Al Ansari, Chief Medical Officer at HMC and Dr Khalid Al Rumaihi, Head of the Urology Department, accepted the award certificate on behalf of the Andrology Center.

Dr Steven Wilson, who is a world-renowned urologist and founder of the Institute for Urological Excellence, bestowed the honour, noting the significance of being recognised among the world’s best andrology clinics and for becoming the first Center of Excellence for Penile Implants in the region.

Dr Al Ansari said that HMC’s recognition on the international stage is a direct result of the high-calibre and expertise of staff who work at the Andrology Center. He said that since the centre was established in 2007 at the Hamad General Hospital, there has been a conscious focus to remain at the forefront of new developments and techniques in the field of men’s reproductive health,  specifically penile implant procedures.

Dr Al Ansari congratulated the Unit’s medical, technical, nursing, and support staff and acknowledged the importance of the service they provide to patients.

Dr Al Rumaihi, meanwhile, acknoledge how the Andrology Center provides high-quality, individualised care and attributed the high level of success achieved at the clinic to the skills of the staff.

The centre is focused on the treatment of conditions affecting male fertility, sexual dysfunction, and urethral anomalies. They perform around 150 surgeries each year, including procedures to correct congenital anomalies and penile prosthesis implant surgeries.

Due to our unit’s reputation, we have been able to work with a number of international organisations who are affiliated with the world’s most recognised and renowned andrology medical professionals. These relationships are an important part of ensuring we remain up-to-date with developments in the field while also providing a platform to discuss and exchange innovative ideas.

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