Al Khalidi Women’s Health & Breast Center

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Improving women’s quality of life in collaboration with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Al Khalidi Women’s Health & Breast Center is dedicated to improving women’s health and quality of life by providing a continuum of care across the women’s health lifecycle, from prevention, screening and diagnosis to treatment, management and surveillance. This approach enables us to focus our efforts on wellness and prevention, to better understand the clinical pathways of different health conditions and to identify areas for improvement.

Our program focuses on three critical women’s health areas:

Breast Cancer

The most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide, breast cancer presents in many different ways, hence driving the need for a multimodal approach to perform a comprehensive diagnosis.
The Breast Cancer and Diagnostic Center offers a range of imaging systems and health care informatics solutions to aid in diagnosis and the development of treatment plans.

  • Digital mammography: Our advanced system includes 3-D imaging to provide a more complete view of breast tissue, thereby aiding in prevention and early detection. If a biopsy is indicated, the procedure can be performed at the time of screening for greater patient comfort and convenience.

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with breast MRI coil. MRI provides greater soft tissue contrast than x-ray mammography. This makes it particularly useful for follow-up testing after initial screening to confirm a diagnosis.

  • Ultrasound. Women with more dense breast tissue can benefit from ultrasound exams, which have been proven to boost cancer detection.

 Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women worldwide, claiming more than 3.4 million lives every year. Coronary artery disease in women is often clinically different than in men, and women are more likely to present with atypical symptoms. Al Khalidi Women’s Health & Breast Center offers a complete portfolio of solutions to support the diagnosis of heart disease in women and works closely with leading healthcare organizations to provide solutions that address women’s unique cardiovascular needs and improve early detection.

Gynecological Conditions

Women’s health and well being can be affected by many gynecological issues, including benign conditions such as abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic floor disorders and infertility, as well as more serious cervical, uterine and ovarian cancers. More than one million new cases of gynecologic cancers were diagnosed worldwide in 2008. Our novel technologies for imaging can help support earlier diagnosis, at a stage when treatment stands a better chance of success, minimizing the need for invasive procedures.

Access to world-class interpretive expertise and reconstructive surgery

Al Khalidi Women’s Health & Breast Center is operated in collaboration with the imaging, oncological and reconstructive plastic surgery experts from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in the Boston area, recently ranked among the 100 top hospitals in the United States by Truven Health AnalyticsTM. Through our affiliation, all patients have their lab test results and imaging exams interpreted by Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s American board-certified experts. Patients may also consult Lahey Hospital & Medical Center oncologists and plastic surgeons to determine the best plans for treatment and reconstruction.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center has more than 60 radiologists on staff who cover all subspecialty areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging. All are faculty members at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and are actively engaged in tertiary clinical care, teaching and research.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center also offers extensive plastic and reconstructive surgery options for Al-Khalidi patients who have had breast cancer or gynecological surgery. Lahey Hospital & Medical Centers’ board-certified plastic surgeons can help women restore their appearance and confidence with the most advanced surgical procedures, including single-stage implant reconstruction, oncoplastic lumpectomy, DIEP flap reconstruction and lymphedema surgery to correct the swelling that can affect some women after breast cancer surgery.

Personalized care

Al Khalidi Women’s Health & Breast Center complements the world-class skill of the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center team with the gynecological expertise and personalized care of female gynecologist heading our medical team.

Women’s Health Screening Guidelines

Under 40

  • Comprehensive physical exam

  • Extensive blood work and specimens

  • Pap smear and HPV test1

  • Breast exam +/- Breast U/S

  • Test results visit

40-49

  • Comprehensive physical exam

  • Extensive blood work and specimens

  • Pap smear and HPV test1

  • Mammography screen
  • Bone density(DEXA Scan)

  • Endometrial Biopsy

  • Office Hysteroscopy

  • Test results visit

50+

  • Comprehensive physical exam

  • Extensive blood work and specimens

  • Pap smear and HPV test1

  • Mammography screen
  • Bone density(DEXA Scan)

  • Endometrial Biopsy

  • Office Hysteroscopy

  • Test results visit

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Dr. Layal Al Asir
Specialist of diseases, tumors, breast reconstruction and general surgery

  • اخصائية امراض و اورام و تجميل و ترميم الثدي و الجراحة العامة
  • زميلة كلية الجراحين الملكية البريطانية

Sunday – Thursday   10:00  – 15:00

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Dr. Hala Yehya Al Ghusain
Female Specialist, Obstetrics & Infertility & Infants

  • أخصائية نسائية وتوليد وعقم واطفال انابيب
  • عضو الجمعية الأردنية للإخصاب والوراثة

Sunday – Thursday   10:00  – 15:00

Center’s working hours

Saturday – Thursday  08:00  – 16:00

Telephone number

+962 6 4644281  – Ext: 7225