If you need medical care in the UAE you will find high quality care available.
Personally, I love the freedom and services available there as an expat. Expats are required to have insurance covering public You are spoilt for choice when seeking medical services in Abu Dhabi.
I have complield a list of the most prominent Abu Dhabi hospitals but there are even more smaller private specialist clinics. Getting reccomendation from friends or other long term expats is a great idea when deciding where to do!
Please help us by recommending your favorite doctors and clinics!
Address: Corniche Rd.
Visiting Hours: 12 noon-10pm, spouses and one female relative 6am-10pm. Open since 1984 and specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, they have an extensive neonatal ICU unit and the hospital is managed by John Hopkins University. This is one of only a few hospitals in Abu Dhabi owned and run by the Abu Dhabi health Service (SEHA).
Address: Al Manal Street, POB 51900
Visiting Hours: 11am-2pm, 8pm-11pm or 2pm-9pm depending on the ward. Opened in 2000 and operated under the Abu Dhabi's General Authority of Health service by Cleveland Clinic. They handle all areas of medical care and have 14 outpatient specialty clinics, 6 family medicine clinics, 2 urgent care centers, 2 dental centers, a behavioral Science Pavilion, on-site pharmacies and a blood bank. The emergency care centers are at Khalidiya Urgent Care Center (tel:971-2-4170100) and Ettihad Urgent Care Center (971-2-4455201) work 8am-1am, 7 days a week.
Address: Khalifa Street, next to the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. There is also the Airport branch on Airport Road next to the Airport Road Park.
Tel: Main Branch - 00971-2-626-52-65 Airport Branch – 00971-2-444-66-55 Beds: Khalifa Branch – 55 rooms Airport Road Branch – 150 rooms including VIP and royal suites.
Visiting Hours: 11am-8pm Opened in 1985 as a polyclinic it is now a modern state of the art hospital, in Abu Dhabi there is the Khalifa Street branch and the Airport Road Branch. There is an inpatient and 4 outpatient pharmacies, the Khalifa Branch has a 24 hour emergency and GP service and it is also a surgical hospital. The hospital is a member of the European Foundation for Quality Management. Excels in open-heart surgery and cancer therapy. The Airport Road Branch opened in 2007 they too have a 24 hour emergency and GP service. They excel in cardiac surgery, angiography and spinal orthopedic surgery, gynecology and nuclear medicine. The Al Noor Hospital site has a list of insurance companies which they honor.
Address: Corner of Al Sharqi Street and Electra Street. POB 94666
Tel: +971-2-6335522 Toll Free: 800 225537
Visiting Hours: 8am-10am, 4pm-10pm There is a 24 hour emergency service and a pharmacy on the premises. As there may be a fee involved in hospital services even if you have insurance, you can get a treatment quote by calling 02-6335522. Each patient staying as the hospital has their own telephone and can be directly contacted from anywhere in the city. There is a maternity ward and the hospital has state of the art operating rooms. There are First Class Rooms (1 bed), Second Class Rooms (2 beds) and VIP rooms and suites. The hospital has valet parking.
Address: Hamdan Street POB 2419
Tel: 02-6262 666
Visiting Hours: 10am-12noon, 7pm-10pm Opened in 1984 as a clinic it is now a respected hospital. The hospital covers a diverse number of areas and there is an on-site pharmacy. There are 6 medical centers around the country. The hospital honors several insurance companies.
Address: POB 2951 (35km from Abu Dhabi but in 2014 they will be moving to a new campus)
Tel: 971-2-5123100 or 971-2-5011111
Visiting Hours: 10am-10pm, ICU 12 noon-1pm, 5-7pm This hospital is part of the SEHA health system, they have the largest burn unit in the country and excel in ENT and thoracic surgery. Their emergency department runs 24/7 and they treat a range of medical complaints.
Here is a list of other Abu Dhabi hospitals:
Address: Airport Road between 13th and 15th Street Tel: 971-2-4455477 They deal with a broad spectrum of areas including gastroenterology, cosmetic laser, dentistry, orthopedics, gynecology, physiotherapy, pediatrics and more. They accept several medical insurance plans.
Open hours: Saturday to Thursday 9am-9pm.
Which Abu Dhabi hospitals do you recommend?