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Hospitals in Abu Dhabi

Here's a list of government-operated and private hospitals in Abu Dhabi for emergency, inpatient and outpatient care.

Posted on

24 July 2013

Last updated on 29 May 2017
Hospitals in Abu Dhabi

When relocating to a new city, knowing where your local hospital is located is important for both you and your family. Fortunately, the accessibility and professional services of SEHA Ambulatory Health Services make it possible for UAE Nationals and resident expatriates to experience world-class outpatient care in Abu Dhabi.  

Here is the list of Government Hospitals in Abu Dhabi which you might find useful for reference...

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), located in Abu Dhabi, UAE, operates under the management of Cleveland Clinic, named among the top hospitals in the USA by U.S. News and World Report. SKMC provides comprehensive health care services in all of the disciplines relevant to the needs and priorities of the community to attain the highest levels of patient satisfaction.

Khalidiyah Urgent Care Center
The Khalidiyah Urgent Care Center is a modern Urgent Care Center that receives patients for urgent problems, such as abdominal pains, coughs/colds/flu, earache/sore throat, eye problems, mild-moderate asthma, minor cut wounds, sprains and minor broken bones, sudden back pain, sudden rashes, urine problems, and vomiting and diarrhea in adults.

Tawam Hospital, Al Ain
A tertiary care facility in the city of Al Ain and has been managed by Johns Hopkins International since March 2006. Its Emergency Center includes 40-60 treatment rooms equipped with the most recent medical technologies. In reference to cancer treatment, this hospital is considered a center for registering and counting cancer patients in the Emirates. It provides the best treatment services for the oncology patients through chemical and radiology treatment departments. Radiology treatment unit is considered the newest and the best in the Emirates.

Al Mafraq Hospital
Mafraq Hospital is situated 35 kilometers southeast of the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi. The hospital was built, and opened, in 1983 as the largest tertiary referral treatment hospital in the United Arab Emirates at the time. Mafraq Hospital remains a tertiary hospital with 451 beds and services include medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, as well as surgical and critical care services that support the trauma program. Mafraq Hospital operates the largest burn unit in the country and is a Center of Excellence for ENT and Thoracic surgery. The hospital also operates two primary healthcare clinics at Bani Yas and Al Nahda.

Corniche Hospital
Corniche Hospital is a Joint Commission International-accredited health care facility. The 299-bed Hospital, the largest maternity and neonatal healthcare facility in the UAE, is managed by Johns Hopkins Medicine International, is part of the Seha HealthSystem owned, and is operated by SEHA. Corniche Hospital provides facilities for more than 9,000 births and over 120,000 outpatient visits a year.Corniche Hospital is one of the three hospitals in the UAE under the management of the Baltimore, Md.-based JHI.

Al Rahba Hospital
Opened in August 2003, Al Rahba Hospital caters to the healthcare needs of the local community. Since the spring of 2008, the hospital has been managed by Johns Hopkins Medical International.

The hospital is located just a few blocks from the E11 highway connecting Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It has a very busy and highly competent emergency department which serves over 200 visitors per day. A multi-slice CT scanner will be installed in early 2010 to provide even better emergency services, especially in trauma cases.
Its Outpatient Department offers services in the following specialties: Dental, Dermatology, Diabetic Education, Dialysis Dietetics, Ear, Nose and Throat, Endocrinology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Oral/Maxillo-Facial Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Physiotherapy and Vascular Surgery.

In addition, the hospital offers special programs in the areas of Back Pain, Smoking Cessation and Travel Preparation. In 2009, Al Rahba began a Women’s Health Initiative, catering to the preventive care for women of all ages, especially related to breast and cervical cancers and osteoporosis. In 2010, new digital mammography x-ray and bone densitometry machines were installed at the hospital to further support this campaign.

Al Gharbia Hospitals: Madinat Zayed Hospital 
Madinat Zayed Hospital is the largest of Al Gharbia Hospitals. It is the referral hospital in the region. The hospital is undergoing major extension and expansion now. A new Accident and Emergency Department, Obstetrics and Gynecology Ward, Royal and VIP Wards, and Dialysis Unit are in the final stages and will hopefully be functional next year. A new Endoscopy Unit is also planned. A Dental centre is also being constructed and will be ready late next year. Madinat Zayed Hospital is well-equipped and provides all basic and specialized medical services.

Ambulatory Health Care Services
Outpatient care through SEHA’s network of one-stop-shop ambulatory care clinics. These state of the art outpatient facilities offer easier access to primary and specialist care including comprehensive laboratory and modern diagnostic facilities. With SEHA Ambulatory Health Services, patients seeking routine medical care can find quality healthcare services in a convenient, accessible and affordable setting without having to go to a hospital. A continuum of care is ensured as patients are treated in our facilities. Qualified healthcare providers manage and monitor a patient’s condition continuously. Depending on an individual patient’s condition, their care can be coordinated with other specialist services or providers by referral to specialized ambulatory centers, admission to an acute care hospital or a long-term care facility.
Services offered at SEHA Ambulatory Health Services include:

  • Family Medicine Services
  • Dental Healthcare Services
  • Maternal and Child Healthcare Services
  • Urgent Care
  • Occupational Health and Screening Services
  • Comprehensive Laboratory Test
  • X-ray and Ultrasound Services
  • Breast Examination and Mammography Services
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Physical Therapy
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Home Health Care

Today, the accessibility and professional services of SEHA Ambulatory Health Services make it possible for UAE Nationals and resident expatriates to experience world-class outpatient care in Abu Dhabi.

Private Hospitals

Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children -
Moorfields Eye Hospital Centre Abu Dhabi
Al Noor -
Lifeline Hospital -
Al Ahalia Hospital -
New Medical Centre -
Emirates Hospital -
Ibn Nafees Medical Centre -
Burjeel Hospital -
American European Medical Center -