Our History


externalview copyIn 1957, the late Dr. Tarek Saadallah Monla established the first hospital in Tripoli, North Lebanon. Dr. Monla, the first surgeon in Tripoli, was honored in 1958, by the President of the Lebanese Republic Camil Chamoun, a Golden Medal for his dedication in treating patients.


Throughout the years, MONLA HOSPITAL expanded its services to better serve the growing needs of the community. In 1997, a new building was inaugurated to meet the technological advancements in medical care: the first Open Heart Surgery center was founded in North Lebanon in addition to a state-of-the art diagnostic and therapeutic center.


In 2009, MONLA HOSPITAL launched its Renovation and Expansion Project. Currently, the hospital has 150 beds covering various clinical services backed up with 24 hours support services.
Today MONLA HOSPITAL is proud of its many years of reputation for its quality and state-of-the-art care over the years.


In July 2015, The Hospital has voluntarily registered with ISO to provide independent assessment of its quality processes. With the efforts of its staff, the Hospital achieved the International Organization for Standardization ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System.