HOD Message

Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry. 

As part of Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH), we strive with other diagnostic departments, to provide a solid scientific foundation for teaching and research in the medical field and state-of-art diagnostic facilities to patients of SQUH.

We aim to excellence in all fields and are guided by SQUH mission.  We invite you to view our website and hope you will find it useful.

 Best regards.

 Riad Bayoumi


We strive to be known as an outstanding provider of laboratory service in our region. We aim to give an example of excellence to other laboratory providers and work co-operatively to share our expertise.


The department mission is to provide a consultant-based advisory service supported by adequate scientific and diagnostic facilities monitored by internal and external Quality Assurance programs.

We shall contribute to the health and well-being of our patients by providing high-quality laboratory testing and outstanding service. Our knowledge and experience will enable us to support the existing laboratory service and adopt new and innovative technologies.

Being part of a teaching hospital we are committed to provide teaching of the highest quality to Medical, BSc. MLS, MSc. Students.


In the conduct of our laboratory service we:

                ·         Treat those we serve with dignity and respect.

·         Recognize and respect the value and contribution of all employees.

·         Understand that our patients and clients are the reason for our existence and value them accordingly. This understanding is demonstrated through our compassion, dedication to quality, and provision of an outstanding service based on patients and clients needs.