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Internal Medicine Department

The Department of Internal Medicine is considered one of the leading departments in the Istishari Arab Hospital. It is a comprehensive health care department that has the capacity and recourse for care, and it is fully equipped with the most modern medical equipments. The departments seeks to yield new medical advances and treatments for various diseases that afflict the body systems, especially the Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Respiratory, Neurology and sleep Diseases, in addition to Nephrology and Hematology cases, Infectious disease and critical cases.

In addition to this, it offers preventive care and disease prevention strategies to help patients maintain a healthy lifestyle.


The Internal Medicine Department at the Istishari Arab Hospital is managed by an integrated medical team of doctors and general internal medicine professional, together with team nursing dedicated to understanding and managing all aspects of the general health care of patients.

The department works on the method of comprehensive care, in which the general internal medicine team provides seamless referral to other specialists and departments in the hospital in order to ensure that the patients get exactly the care needed.


The Internal Department is divided into several subspecialties:

  • Hematology and Oncology Department
  • Gastroenterology and Hepathology Unit
  • Department of Nephrology
  • Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology
  • Department of Pulmonology and Sleep Disorder
  • Cardiology and Vascular Department
  • Department of Neurology
  • Critical Care Department

Medical Services

  • Diagnosing and treating Hematological disease.
  • Diagnosing and treating of Gastrointestinal Disorder.
  • Diagnosing and treating Endocrinology disease.
  • Diagnosing and treating Nephrology Disorder.
  • Diagnosing and treating Pulmonology and Sleep Disorder.
  • Diagnosing and treating Acute and Chronic Cardiovascular disease.
  • Diagnosing and treating Neurological disease.
  • Diagnosing and treating critical care disease.

Head Of Internal Medicine Department

Dr. Khalil Karim

Dr. Khalil Karim

Pulmonologist, Bronchoscopist, Sleep Medicine Specialist

Dr. Khalil Karim is a Pulmonologist, Bronchoscopist, Sleep Medicine Specialist and Internist, currently works as Deputy of Chief Medical Officer, Head of Internal Medicine Department and Head of Pulmonary Medicine Unit, beside his continuous work at Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem.

Dr. Karim graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Tlemcen University in Algeria. He finished his specialization of Internal Medicine in Hebron Hospital, and completed his subspecialty of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.

He earned the Palestinian board of internal medicine, Palestinian board of pulmonology and got the European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine.

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