Best Hospitals in United Arab Emirates

UAE, consists of 7 Emirates, has hospitals with high infrastructure and latest technologies. Because of the determination of the government and wealthy status of the country due to its high oil reserve; the country has spent a lot in upgrading its healthcare system. The cities with high-quality medical facilities are Dubai and the capital, Abu Dhabi. This helps in opening of the hospitals with world-class facilities. Various hospitals in the UAE have partnered with western hospitals to open up the hospitals and bring in high-quality equipment and cutting-edge technology in the healthcare sector. Cleveland Clinic and John Hopkins affiliated Tawam hospital in Abu Dhabi are examples of such partnerships. Many hospitals in UAE are working on the concept of “all-digital” hospitals meaning that all the diagnosis, reports and patient’s medical history are available with a click and this information is updated from time-to-time. Some hospitals are specialized for a particular set of patients, for instance, Danat Al Emarat Hospital in Abu Dhabi provides specialized care to women and children. Following are the top hospitals in the UAE:

Cost Comparison

The quality of medical treatment in UAE is of a high standard and this has been reflected in the number of medical tourists hiding UAE. UAE is ranked below15 in most favorable destination for medical tourists. Further, the cost of treatment in UAE are significantly less as compare to developed countries such as USA and UK while the healthcare standard is at par with these countries. The lower cost of treatment in UAE as compared to other developed countries is not due to the inferior quality healthcare facilities but due to their low overhead costs. The cost of land, medications, construction, and manpower are low as compared to other countries. The cost of the hospital in UAE depends upon the variety of factors which includes infrastructure, medical facilities available, modern technology related to diagnostic and surgical machinery, days of stay in the hospital, and speed of recovery. The cost would increase if the patient registers for a rehabilitation program. Underlying medical conditions may also increase the overall cost of treatment. Doctor’s experience and success rate related to a particular treatment also impact the cost.

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Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 209 bed capacity 14-beds in the Intensive Care Unit
  • 64 Slice CT, High End MRI, Neuro-navigation Surgical Systems
  • 3.0 Tesla MRI
  • Neuro-physiology
  • Specialized physiotherapy
  • Well managed rehabilitation services
  • 10 operating theatres
  • Royal Suites and Presidential Suites available
  • It comprises the most advanced treatment related equipment.
  • It is adorned with cutting edge diagnostic equipment.
  • Personal attention is given and there is an empathetic approach to healing, the hospital terms it the 'art of healing'.
  • Customised services are provided to International patients.
  • Centers of excellence
    • Cardiology
    • Pediatrics
    • Ophthalmology
    • Oncology
    • IVF
    • Gynecology & obstetrics
    • Orthopedics & sports medicine
    • Shoulder and upper limb unit
    • Burjeel vascular centre
    • Bariatric & metabolic surgery

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New Hope IVF Gynaecology & Fertility Hospital located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Located near the Dubai Sharjah Road on the Al Mamzar Corniche and behind the Taawun Mall
  • It is well-equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and instrumentation; in order to serve the purpose of Infertility diagnosis and Assisted Conception
  • Services available at the Hospital for the infertility treatment are ICSI, IVF, IVF Lite, PESA/TESA and Blastocyst Culture, Laser-assisted hatching, and PGD

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Iranian Hospital: Top Doctors, and Reviews

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Accreditation Canada

Design structure of any hospital is very important. It shows the level of concern that a Hospital is considering for its patients’ comfort.

As a whole, Iranian Hospital is equipped with 187 premium beds, 35 speciality clinics, 10 ICU Beds, 12 Neonatal ICU beds, 9 CCU beds, 8 Operation Theatres and 24 Paediatric beds.

The Hospital has medical & comfort facilities for both the segments:

  • Inpatients
  • Outpatients

Inpatient Services:

  • 24*7 Emergency Services- consist of 18 general beds, 3 VIP Acute care and 1 Isolation room
  • ICU: 19 beds plus one VIP suite room
  • CCU: 8 beds plus one VIP suite room
  • Internal Medicine ward with 2 VIP Patient suite rooms and 26 beds
  • For health tourists, Global Healthcare Department is present with VIP ward with 10 VIP Suite rooms
  • Surgical wards on gender basis (Men or Women)- 21 beds each + 1 VIP suite room
  • Surgery ward for Day care- 6 beds + 2 private suite rooms
  • 8 Operating rooms fully equipped with modern equipment for laparoscopic surgery
  • Fully equipped Cath-lab with 4 beds recovery unit _ immediate access to operating room for cardiac surgery
  • 38 beds + 1 VIP Suite room for Gynecology and obstetrics
  • 6 labor and 3 delivery beds in labour ward + 1 Emergency room for obstetrics OR
  • 12 beds in Neonatal ICU (NICU)
  • 24 beds + 2 VIP suite rooms in Paediatric ward
  • An Intensive Care Unit with 4 beds and 1 isolation unit for Paediatrics

Outpatients Sevices: Speciality clinics such as General Physician clinics, surgical clinic, Cosmetic & Aesthetic clinic, Ophthalmology clinic, Dentistry, Paediatrics clinic, etc. When it comes to accommodation, people get very conscious while choosing the Hospital. Iranian Hospital is the best at it as Hospital rooms are like luxury apartments equipped with all the amenities required by patients and their families. Services available at the Hospital during stay:

  • Private & shared rooms
  • Nurse call system by the bed
  • Specialized menus for specialized diets are prepared and screened individually by experienced dieticians. Guest trays are available as per request
  • Cleaning & Repairing of rooms to maintain cleanliness & hygiene
  • Each hospital bed has its own telephone extensions


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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Kings College Hospital Dubai located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 100 beds in the Hospital
  • Operation Theatres
  • Special Intensive Care Units
  • 24*7 Emergency Department
  • Covid-19 Treatment Clinic
  • Wound & Stoma care center
  • Doctor on call (Telemedicine) is also available

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Dr. Amal Alias Fertility & Gynaecology Center located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Certified specialists in the field of reproductive care which includes Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Physicians, Gynaecologists, Clinical Embryologists.
  • Exceptionally talented qualified and skilled nursing, allied healthcare personnel
  • Infrastructure and healthcare personnel who are a boon for infertility evaluation and treatment.
  • Dr. Amal Alias Fertility & Gynaecology Center has made a name for itself in Advanced Assisted Reproductive Medicine.
  • Technologically advanced equipment and techniques are being used in the center.

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Tajmeel Royal Clinic located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Airport Transfer, Interpreter, SIM. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Onsite Pharmacy
  • 24-hour Emergency Rooms
  • 24-hour Ambulance Service
  • Fully Equipped Patient Rooms 
  • Cafeteria/Restaurants

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Zulekha Hospital Dubai located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The bed capacity of Zulekha Hospital Dubai is 140.
  • Diagnostic centers, pharmacies, inpatient and outpatient care are provided at Zulekha Hospital Dubai.
  • This hospital provides the best of healthcare packages
  • Its surgical base is really strong with the hospital having successfully initiated and completed minimally invasive surgeries, joint replacement surgeries, bariatric surgeries, cardiac, and neonatal surgeries.
  • Radiology, laboratory, operating theatres, dialysis section and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory are all present in Zulekha Hospital Dubai, UAE.

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Zulekha Hospital Sharjah located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is present over a 290,000 square feet area.
  • The hospital stands today with a bed capacity of 185.
  • The hospital also has a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and radiology as well as laboratory services.
  • There is an ICU and Neonatal ICUs.
  • There are facilities for Dialysis and advanced technological applications such as Minimal Invasive surgeries.
  • In Zulekha Hospital Sharjah Bariatric procedures, Joint Replacement, Specialised Cancer Care, Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Procedure, Plastic and Reconstructive Procedure are performed.
  • It also specialises in Pediatric Cardiology, Pulmonology and Chest Diseases, etc.
  • Teleconsultation services as well as an international patient care center with related assistance for medical travelers are functioning in Zulekha Sharjah.

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Prime Hospital: Top Doctors, and Reviews

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • ISO 9001
  • Joint Commission International, or JCI

Prime Hospital located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Capacity for 100 beds
  • 24-hour Emergency Service
  • Advanced Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Adult Intensive Care Unit
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Maternity & Child floor
  • Day Surgery Unit
  • Family Clinic
  • Deluxe rooms and Spacious Lounge

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Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 209 patient beds
  • 14-bed capacity of Intensive Care Unit
  • 64 Slice CT
  • Neuro-navigation Surgical Systems
  • High-End MRI, 3.0 Tesla MRI
  • Laminar airflow systems
  • Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS) has as many as three operation rooms.
  • Cutting edge non surgical as well as minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques are used.
  • Customised treatment plans are used for the benefit of patients.
  • Focus is on keeping the treatment process minimalist and only what is absolutely necessary and advanced procedures are done case to case basis.
  • The patients natural joints are preserved to the extent possible and these include ligaments, cartilage and bones.
  • The hospital helps with insurance for patients and complete support is provided for international patients.
  • Online appointments are available and there is a 24/7 helpline.

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Burjeel Medical City: Top Doctors, and Reviews

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


The Hospital owns an International Patient Services Team that is responsible to assist international patients with world-class healthcare, transportation arrangement, accommodation facilities, language interpreters, and much more. 

Burjeel Medical City (about 1.2 million square facilities)provides 7-star hospitality to its patients. It has the largest facility space bed among all the private hospitals. The Hospital consists of-

  • Large waiting areas and consultation rooms 
  • Spacious lobbies on each floor 
  • 338 Luxurious Patient Rooms 
  • 70 Ambulatory Rooms
  • Intensive Care Units
  • The Hospital comprises various centers, under Burjeel Cancer Institute- 
  • Breast Center
  • Uro-oncology Center
  • Surface Malignancy Center (HIPC)
  • Head & Oncology Center
  • Medical Oncology & Hematology Center and others

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NMC Royal Women's Hospital located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The Hospital creates a home-like ambience for the patients & their relatives
  • Capacity for 100+ beds
  • NICU wards
  • Advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level 3) with high-end technology and latest equipment to treat preterm babies
  • The NICU ward at the hospital has advanced incubators to care for infants of all gestational ages and weights with mechanical ventilation support
  • Cafeteria

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NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Capacity for 500 beds
  • 53 Critical Care beds
  • 24-hour Emergency Services
  • 24-hour Ambulance Service
  • OPD (Outpatient department treatment)
  • An Automated Laboratory
  • The Hospital has the first hybrid Operating Theatre with flex move system
  • First NICU and PICU Combination set up

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NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • This is a multispecialty hospital with all the latest amenities and state of the art equipment.
  • It has the best of doctors, surgeons, and allied healthcare professionals who are completely dedicated to patient care.
  • It comprises the below mentioned smart healthcare facilities which make getting treated at this hospital a comfortable and satisfying experience for the patients.
  • High-end operation theatre
  • 24*7 ambulance service which has all emergency equipment
  • 24*7 emergency services
  • Option of a free overnight stay for one parent for child up to 12 years of age
  • International patient care center
  • Special men and women health package

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Saudi German Hospital located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Saudi German Hospital is spread over 41,062 square meters.
  • Many kinds of rooms are available for patients based on their needs and requirements from General Ward, Economy rooms, Deluxe, Super Deluxe to Royal suites.
  • It is a healthcare services umbrella providing diverse healthcare services.
  • The hospital comprises 37 ICU, 21 NICU,11 PICU and 11 Bed capacity for stroke unit.
  • 30 beds capacity of the 24/7 emergency unit
  • The hospital comprises a medical tourism department under its efforts to better connect with and help international patients.
  • Translators available in many languages such as English, French, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish, Italian and more.
  • 316 bed capacity of the Saudi German Hospital, Dubai.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should you know about Healthcare in U.A.E?

The healthcare facility in the UAE was not similar four decades back as it is now. In 1971, when the UAE was founded, the country has just 7 hospitals. Due to the increased spending by the government and because many private players have shared hands to improve the medical infrastructure of the country, currently, the country has more than 130 public and private hospitals.

The healthcare system is robust in the country with a high level of technology involved. Some of the hospitals work totally on the digital platform while some have recognized to provide five-star facilities. Hospitals and other investment companies of the country are making agreements with the best hospitals in the world in providing their services in the UAE. Heart disease is the major cause of fatality in Abu Dhabi followed by cancer. Healthcare is one of the major inclusions in the UAE Federal Government’s strategic plan, also known as Vision 2021. The primary goal of the government through this plan is to upgrade the hospitals so as to comply them with international standards. The plan also provides the measures to be taken to reduce the number of deaths from cardiac diseases and cancer and also reduce the prevalence of diabetes and obesity among its citizens.

Which are the top hospitals in U.A.E for medical treatment?

Most of the hospitals in the UAE are situated in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Hospitals in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have world-class facilities along with the highly experienced medical staff. Following are the top hospitals in the UAE:

1) Tawam Hospital, Al Ain

2) RAK Hospital, Dubai

3) NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

4) Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai

5) Emirates hospital, Dubai

6) Belhoul European Hospital, Dubai

7) American Hospital, Dubai

8) Zulekha Hospital, Dubai

Who are the top doctors and surgeons for Medical Treatment in Dubai?

The doctors and surgeons in the UAE are having an advanced degree and most of them are trained abroad. Some of the top doctors and surgeons in the UAE are:

1) Dr. Sanjay Saraf, Plastic Surgeon, NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai

2) Dr. Marvan Khazen, Orthopedic Surgeon, Emirates hospital, Dubai

3) Dr. Tamer Fathi Amin Salem, Ophthalmic surgeon, Spanish Center, Dubai

4) Dr. Al Aly, Plastic Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi

5) Dr. Amal Al Shunnar, IVF Specialist, Fakih IVF, Dubai

6) Dr. AL-Dulaimi, Dermatologist, NMC Royal Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Which are the most sought-after medical treatments available in U.A.E?

More than 3 lakh medical tourist visits UAE every year for the treatments spread over a wide range of therapeutic areas. The doctors and hospitals are highly capable of performing complex surgeries with high success rates. The most after-sought treatment in UAE includes bariatric surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedics, infertility treatments, dermatological disorders, and ophthalmology. Hospitals in UAE also provides treatment for dental disorders, gastroenterology, cardiology, and spinal surgery.

What is the success rate of medical treatment in U.A.E?

The success rate of medical treatment in the UAE is on par with other developed countries. The success rate of IVF treatment is approximately 75% while knee replacement surgery has also a high success rate. Bariatric surgery is done with the advanced technology with a good success rate in weight loss.False

FAQ's Related to United Arab Emirates

Which are the popular multispecialty hospital groups in UAE?

There are numerous multidisciplinary hospital groups in UAE which are listed below for your convenience:

Dubai

  1. Emirates Hospital
  2. Mediclinic
  3. Medcare
  4. Aster Hospitals
  5. NMC Healthcare
  6. Thumbay Hospital
  7. Medeor
  8. Saudi German Hospital
  9. American Hospital Dubai
  10. Canadian Specialist Hospital
  11. King's College Hospital Dubai
  12. Zulekha Hospital
  13. Al Zahra Hospital
  14. Burjeel Hospital

Abu Dhabi

  1. LLH Hospital
  2. Burjeel Hospital
  3. Life Care Hospital

The credibility of UAE hospitals is their affordable yet good medical care. The multispecialty hospital groups in UAE enable you to get all your intended treatments done at one place owing to the availability of all kinds of specialties under one roof. The multispecialty hospitals in UAE promise to be easy to navigate for any medical traveller because of the innate hospitable nature of the both the administrative and the medical personnel.

How is the quality of doctors in UAE?

The stringent requirements of obtaining a license to practice medicine gives credibility to the quality of doctors working in the UAE. The doctors in UAE are not only well versed in their area of expertise but they also keep abreast of the latest developments. The personal touch they bring to their skill helps patients feel comfortable. It is absolutely essential to note that UAE doctors interact with and treat a vast range of patients from different nationalities.

What are the popular procedures available in UAE?

Popular procedures being performed in UAE are as follows.

  1. Orthopaedics
  2. Fertility treatment
  3. Ophthalmology
  4. Dermatology
  5. Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery is bringing in a lot of medical tourists to UAE and under this category facelift and derma fillers are two procedures that are gaining most popularity. Another procedure for which the government in UAE is changing laws and building a positive environment are Fertility treatments. These treatments are done by the best of doctors at affordable prices.

What are the other facilities provided by hospitals in the United Arab Emirates?

Medical tourism in UAE is flourishing because of many additional facilities provided by hospitals. It is the seamless functioning of public and private healthcare systems that give wonderful additional hospital facilities. Major hospitals in UAE have an international patient center which helps coordinate the visit of medical tourists to UAE. International patient centers are making the medical travellers lives easy by helping them in many ways such as:

  • Payment and financial assistance
  • Hospital transfers
  • Tourism guidance
  • Interpretation services
  • Visa related assistance
  • Liasoning for flights,local travel and hotels
  • Coordination for reports and treatment plans
  • Appointment scheduling