1957: Founded at the heart of northern Tehran
1983: Affiliated to Iran University of medical science and dedicated to urinary disease
1983: Established the country's first and longest running regular program of renal transplantation
since 1980: Houses the first and largest yet, hemodialysis center in Iran with 30 dialysis machines operating round the clock
1991: Established the country's first color Doppler sonography unit, and is designated as the national postgraduate training center for this diagnostic modality
2002: One of the first transplant centers to begin laparoscopic kidney retrieval from live donors
2004: Establishing the first multislice spiral CT scan unit in Iran
2004: Inauguration of the country's first interventional radiology unit fully committed to and equipped for peripheral vascular intervention including selective renal vascular angioplasty and stenting
2004: Inauguration of the first private care ward within HKC ( First of it's kind in any academic hospital in Iran )
2004: Dr. Pejman Shadpour , member of the HKC Faculty recieved second prize at the American Urological Association annual congress ( AUA 2004 ) Sanfrancisco , USA .
2006: First ever live telecast at surgical procedures in Iran from the HKC operating theaters at the biannual Iranian Endourology Congress .
2006: Inauguration of the first dedicated endourology ward in Iran at HKC .
2007: Openning the health tourism ward at HKC .
2008: HKC picked and designated as the regional training center for Olympus endosurgery in the Middle East .
2008: Number of kidney transplants at HKC breaks the 3000 mark .
2008: Received the Iranian National Productivity and Excellence Award in the Healthcare sector
2008: Received the National Standard Award
2008: Received ISO 9000 for the first time and was extended for 2 years
2009: Received ISO 14000
2009: Received the Green Management Award
2010: Inauguration of not for profit Moheb hospital adjacent to HKC
2011: Affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Science (TUMS)