Prostatectomy cost in United Arab Emirates

Prostatectomy is the operation performed to remove the prostate gland along with its surrounding tissues.  

This generally involves the seminal vesicles plus some surrounding lymph nodes. The goal of this treatment is to treat prostate cancer but that is possible only if cancer has not spread further than the prostate.  

During Prostatectomy, the extracted prostate observed with a microscope to check whether prostate cancer reached the prostate’s edge or not. If it has reached the edges then it has probably spread further as well, and so additional treatments are required in this case.  

Ideal Candidate for Prostatectomy

Prostatectomy treatment is an ideal resolution for men below the age of 75 plus who have a life expectancy of at least a decade or more. These people can get the most out of the Prostatectomy. 

At first, the risk of cancer’s spread is confirmed with the help of the results of the PSA level and the biopsy report. For more detailed testing, CT scans, MRI scans, bone scans, and ultrasound can be performed. 

 If the test reveals that cancer has not spread further than the surgeon might recommend other treatment options which include hormone therapy or radiation therapy, etc.  

Factors affecting the cost of Prostatectomy

Similar to the cost of other surgical treatments for cancer, the prostatectomy cost also varies from patient to patient depending on the severity and spread of cancer. 

  • Stage of cancer
  • Size of the tumor
  • Multiple body scans
  • Hospital and amenities cost
  • Others, such as accommodation, traveling, etc.

Hence there is an estimated range for the cost which is from $10,100 to $135,000 in the United States.

Treatment and Cost

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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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USD 11820 - 12770

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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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USD 17520 - 17150

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

  • This is a 254 bed hospital.
  • There are 40 medical and surgical specialties.
  • The hospital is recognised as a leading mulitspecialist healthcare organisation.
  • It possesses a fully functional Research & Innovation Hub and a Robotic Center of Excellence which are a sign of a progressive health facility.
  • The International Patient Center caters to a wide variety of patients from various nationalities who come here every year.
  • Also, there is an academic focus with programmes such as Service Excellence Programme and Life Support Training Centre etc.

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USD 17200 - 18250

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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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USD 11820 - 12550

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

  • The hospital has a 250 bed capacity.
  • Excellent quality of healthcare facilities and services at par with developed countries.
  • Multilingual and multinational healthcare professionals working in the Thumbay Hospital Ajman (belonging to 20 nations and fluent in 50 plus languages).
  • Equipped with the newest facilities to ensure highest standards of healthcare delivery to patients at economical costs.
  • Dedicated, compassionate and highly educated healthcare professionals work in Thumbay Hospital Ajman.
  • Well developed diagnostic facilities are also available.
  • A 24/7 functioning emergency care department and advanced facilities in Radiology.
  • There is presence of an ultramodern Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) and Electrosurgery Cryotherapy in dermatology, Interlocking intramedullary nailing.
  • Also available under dental departments Panoramic, digital intra-oral X-rays, Cephalogram are present.
  • Some of the important specialties in Thumbay Hospital Ajman are:
    • Ear, nose, and throat
    • Cardiovascular
    • Bariatric surgery
    • General surgery
    • Urology
    • Nephrology


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USD 11200 - 12910

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

  • Inpatient Pharmacy
  • Outpatient Pharmacy
  • Nursing Department
  • Laboratories
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Rehabilitation Center

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USD 11550 - 13030

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LLH 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:

  • 24*7 Pharmacy
  • 24*7 Emergency DepartmentAmbulance Services
  • Mobile Clinics
  • Telemedicine
  • Valet Parking
  • Facility Management Department, which includes dedicated staff responsible for the maintenance of LLH Hospital

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USD 11410 - 12680

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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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USD 11280 - 12020

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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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USD 11610 - 12340

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Burjeel Specialty Hospital is built on an area of 16,000 square meters. It is a 75-bedded hospital with 24-hours emergency services. It has a 24-hours Laboratory & a unique radiology department. Hospital tries to cover every need of patients and to help them in their need hour with all its available medical services. 

The hospital constitutes many centers such as women’s health center, premium care surgery center, heart care center, Bariatric & weight loss clinic, and many others, in order to conduct proper medical care for the patients.


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USD 17350 - 17810

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Fortis Malar Hospital located in Chennai, India is accredited by ISO, NABH. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Fortis Malar Hospital has outstanding healthcare infrastructure and it is equipped with the latest cutting edge equipment.
  • The hospital has around 650 employees in addition to the 160 consultants.
  • The bed capacity of the Fortis Malar Hospital is 180.
  • There are as many as 60 ICU beds in the hospital.
  • There are 4 modern fully equipped operation theatres.
  • It also has a digital flat panel Cath lab.

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USD 5820 - 6790

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Jaypee Hospital located in Noida, India is accredited by ISO, NABH, NABL. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 525 beds in the first phase
  • 150 Critical Care beds
  • 325 ward beds with Suite, Deluxe, Twin Sharing, and Economy options
  • 18 Modular OTs
  • 4 Cardiac Catheterization Lab with unqie Hybrid Operating Room
  • 24 bedded Advanced Neonatal ICUs20 bedded Dialysis Units
  • 2 Linear Accelerator (IMRT, VMAT, I
  • GRT), Wide Bore CT Simulator, one Brachytherapy Suite
  • True Beam STx Linear Accelerator
  • 2 MRI (3.0 Tesla) with High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound
  • 64 Slice PET CT, Gamma Camera, Dual Head 6 Slice SPECT CT
  • 256 Slice CT Scan, CT Simulation
  • Amongst the few GOLD LEED-certified hospital buildings in India
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Flow motion 64 Slice PET CT technology
  • Pick and drop facility from/to the Airport
  • Foreign exchange facility
  • Treatment packages
  • Visa assistance
  • Admission in the hospital
  • Wi-Fi/internet service in the room
  • Travel arrangement for patient & attendant after discharge
  • Tele-consults after discharge
  • Dedicated Guest House for International Patients maintained by Jaypee Hospital
  • In-house translators for patient’s comfort
  • Assistance in getting doctor’s opinion
  • Registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office
  • Accommodation arrangements after discharge
  • Accommodation arrangement for the accompanying attendant
  • Customized diet for patient and attendant
  • Laundry services
  • Prayer room
  • Dialysis facility for 60 patients
  • Cadaver organs
  • Blood bank facilities
  • Advanced Laboratory facilities
  • Diagnostic and Radiology facilities
  • High-end Ultrasound facilities

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USD 5700 - 6950

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Asan Medical Centre located in Seoul, South Korea is accredited by ISO. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 524,700 square meters is the floor area of Asan Medical Centre
  • Number of beds is 2,715
  • 67 operating rooms
  • 11,680 outpatients
  • Everday 2,427 inpatients come to the Centre
  • 66,838 Sophisticated surgeries (per year)
  • 1,600 physicians and surgeons
  • 3,100 nurses
  • Five various types of rooms ranging from suites to multi-bed rooms

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Architecture of the Hospital designed as per the comfort of patients-

  • Consisting of 8 floors, 212 bed capacity
  • 75m2 suite rooms
  • 35 thousand m2 closed area
  • 7 operating rooms
  • 53 polyclinics
  • 54 Departments
  • Hotel-like patient rooms
  • Intensive care units consisting of 33 beds
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Center inside the hospital
  • PYXIS computerized medicine system working with fingerprint
  • Social waiting areas
  • Indoor and Outdoor Cafeterias & Restaurants

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USD 7180 - 8240

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Memorial Atasehir Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Covers an area of 22,000 sqm in the Anatolian side of Istanbul
  • The Hospital has comfortable patient rooms, designed while considering all the required needs of the patients
  • Capacity of 144 beds
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Department

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USD 7440 - 8000

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About the Prostatectomy

The prostate gland is present below the urinary bladder in men. It surrounds the urethra and produces fluid that helps in the movement of the semen. Prostatectomy is a surgery that involves total or partial removal of the prostate gland. It is commonly performed as a part of treatment for prostate cancer.

Types of Prostatectomy

Radical prostatectomy: This surgery involves the removal of the entire prostate gland along with the surrounding lymph nodes. The surgical techniques used to conduct radical prostatectomy include the following:

  • Robot-assisted surgery: In this technique, several small incisions are made in the lower abdomen to remove the prostate gland.
  • Open surgery: In this technique, an incision is made in the lower abdomen between the anus and scrotum to remove the prostate gland.
  • Laparoscopic: In this technique, special surgical tools are inserted in the lower abdomen to remove the prostate gland.

Open simple prostatectomy: This surgical procedure involves removal of just the affected part of the prostate gland and is recommended for men with the cancerous prostate gland or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Indications

  • Prostate cancer
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Bladder stones
  • Hematuria

How is Prostatectomy performed?

Usually, general anaesthetic is given before the start of the procedure to make you unconscious. A spinal anaesthesia or an epidural anaesthesia will also be given, which causes numbness in the lower part of the body. Heart rate, blood pressure, and blood oxygen levels will be continuously monitored.

In retropubic surgery, the incision is made from the belly button to the pubic bone. In laparoscopic surgery, many small incisions are made through which a narrow tube (laparoscope) with a camera is inserted. The surgeon will see the internal structures on the monitor while performing the surgery. Robotic surgery is conducted in a few hospitals, where the surgical tools for the operation are used with the help of a robotic system. In perineal surgery, the incision is made in between the anus and the scrotum.

After making an incision, the prostate gland is removed and the incision is sutured. While removing the prostate gland, minor damage to the nerves is possible. The fluid is drained using a Jackson-Pratt drain. A catheter is inserted to drain the urine from the bladder.

The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels after radical prostatectomy are usually 0 after a month of the surgery. However, the PSA levels could be low in some patients even after the surgery. This is because some normal tissue is left behind even after the surgery.

Recovery from Prostatectomy

 

  • You will be moved from the operation theatre to the recovery room after the surgery.
  • Your physician monitors blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiratory rate and then shifts you to the general room.
  • Pain medications will be given to control the pain.
  • You will be allowed to do minimal exercises to increase the blood flow.
  • You will be discharged along with the catheter which will be in place for 5-10 days.  
  • You need to gradually increase your normal daily activity.
  • You can resume your sexual activity after 6-8 weeks of the procedure.
  • Driving should be avoided until your surgeon permits you.
  • If fever, redness, swelling, pain, and urinary incontinence are experienced then you should consult your physician.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Prostatectomy cost in the United Arab Emirates?

While depending upon a range of factors, the minimum cost for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates is USD 14000. Only some of the best and certified hospitals in the United Arab Emirates perform Prostatectomy for international patients.

What are the factors affecting the cost of Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

Prostatectomy cost in the United Arab Emirates varies from one hospital to the other. Some of the best hospitals for Prostatectomy offer a comprehensive package that covers the end-to-end expenses related to investigations and treatment of the patient. The Prostatectomy procedure in the United Arab Emirates includes the fees of the surgeon, hospitalization and anesthesia as well. There are many things that may increase the cost of Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates, including prolonged hospital stay and complications after the procedure.

Which are some of the best hospitals in the United Arab Emirates for Prostatectomyt?

There are many hospitals that perform Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates. The following are some of the most renowned hospitals for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates:

  1. Thumbay Hospital, Ajman
  2. NMC Royal Hospital
  3. American Hospital
  4. Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah
  5. LLH Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  6. Lifecare Hospital, Musaffah
How many days does it take to recover post Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

While the speed of recovery may vary from patient to patient, they are still required to stay for about 21 days after discharge. This is important to ensure that the surgery was successful. During this time, control and follow-up tests take place to check for medical fitness.

Which are some of the other popular destinations for Prostatectomy?

the United Arab Emirates is considered to be one of the best places for Prostatectomy in the world. This is because of the availability of some of the best doctors, advanced medical technology and good hospital infrastructure. Some of the other destinations that are popular for Prostatectomy include the following:

CountryCost
CzechiaUSD 14500
IndiaUSD 3500
IsraelUSD 10000
LithuaniaUSD 4500
MalaysiaUSD 7000
SpainUSD 14800
ThailandUSD 17000
TunisiaUSD 5800
TurkeyUSD 5500
United Arab EmiratesUSD 14000
United KingdomUSD 20000
How much are the other expenses in the United Arab Emirates apart from the cost of Prostatectomy?

There are certain additional cost that the patient has to pay apart from the Prostatectomy cost. The per day extra expenses in the United Arab Emirates per person are about USD 50 per person.

Which are the best cities in the United Arab Emirates for Prostatectomy Procedure?

The following are some of the best cities for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates:

  1. Dubai
  2. Sharjah
  3. Abu Dhabi
Which are the best doctors offering Telemedicine for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

It is possible for patients to opt for video telemedicine consultation before they come for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates. Some of the surgeons offering this service include the following

DoctorCostSchedule Your Appointment
Dr. Gilbert AyoubUSD 173Schedule Now
Dr. Mohanad DiabUSD 173Schedule Now
Dr. Balaji BalasubramaniamUSD 173Schedule Now
Dr. Ali Al GhrebawiUSD 173Schedule Now
How many days does one have to spend in the hospital for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

The patient has to spend about 4 days in the hospital after Prostatectomy for proper recovery and to get clearance for discharge. During the recovery, the patient is carefully monitored and control tests are performed to see that everything is okay. If required, physiotherapy sessions are also planned during recovery in hospital.

What is the average rating of Hospitals in the United Arab Emirates offering Prostatectomy?

The average rating for Prostatectomy hospitals in the United Arab Emirates is 4.5. This rating is automatically calculated on the basis of several parameters such as the infrastructure of the hospital, quality of services, nursing support and other services.

How many hospitals offer Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

There are more than 8 hospitals that offer Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates. These hospitals have propoer infrastructure as well as offer good quality of services when it comes to Prostatectomy Apart from good services, the hospitals are known to follow all standard and legal guidelines as dictated by the local medical affairs body or organization.

Who are the best doctors for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates?

Some of the renowned doctors for Prostatectomy in the United Arab Emirates are:

  1. Dr. Sivaprakash Rathanaswamy
  2. Dr. Peter Loizou
Which are the best hospitals in United Arab Emirates for Prostatectomy and their costs ?

Some of the top hospitals in United Arab Emirates for Prostatectomy and their associated prices:

HospitalMinimum CostMaximum Cost
Zulekha Hospital Dubai, DubaiUSD 11050USD 12550
Zulekha Hospital Sharjah, SharjahUSD 11290USD 12550
NMC Specialty Hospital - Al Ain, Abu DhabiUSD 11470USD 12990
Medeor 24X7 International Hospital, Al Ain, Abu DhabiUSD 11150USD 12010
Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman, AjmanUSD 11200USD 12910
Lifecare Hospital, Musaffah, Abu DhabiUSD 11550USD 13030
NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah, SharjahUSD 11820USD 12770
Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, Abu DhabiUSD 17040USD 17580
Medeor 24X7 Hospital, DubaiUSD 12040USD 12270
NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu DhabiUSD 11820USD 12550
Which are the most common cities in United Arab Emirates where Prostatectomy is performed and their associated costs ?

Following is the list of cities and the associated costs for Prostatectomy in United Arab Emirates

CityMinimum CostMaximum Cost
DubaiUSD 11050USD 12550
Abu DhabiUSD 11150USD 12010
SharjahUSD 11290USD 12550
AjmanUSD 11200USD 12910

FAQ's Related to United Arab Emirates

What healthcare accreditation standards are followed in United Arab Emirates?

The healthcare accreditation standards followed in UAE are provided by DHCA (Dubai Healthcare City Authority) and JCI (Joint Commission International). UAE Hospitals quality standards in patient service delivery, medical care and hospital infrastructure is overseen by the DHCA and JCI. JCI is an international healthcare accredition body which is equated with best practices in patient safety and quality whereas DHCA is the governing body of Dubai Healthcare City which is always equated with excellence. JCI, an international arm of The Joint Commission was established in the year 1998 and The Dubai Healthcare City Authority was launched in May 2011.

Which are the popular multispecialty hospital groups in UAE?

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 good quality of the multispecialty hospitals in UAE is the exceptional medical care at low cost. Any healthcare procedure is possible in the multidisciplinary hospitals in the UAE as all kinds of specialties are covered in these hospitals. Hospitality of the medical personnel and the administrative staff translates into the ease of navigating the multispecialty hospitals by any medical traveller.

Why should I opt for healthcare in UAE?

You must opt for healthcare in UAE as it has a fast growing healthcare sector which has added many hospitals, healthcare centers, clinics and rehabilitation centers since the 1970s. The vision of the UAE government is futuristic in relation with the healthcare sector with the government not just planning but executing these plans to drive growth in this sector. You must choose to get your treatment done in UAE as the high standards of care healthcare organisations provide to their patients is aligned with their well organised and seamless systems There is a healthy symbiotic relationship between the travel ecosystem which includes hotels, transport logistics and aviation and the healthcare providers in UAE making it a strong contender as a medical tourism destination.

How is the quality of doctors in UAE?

The essential procedure of obtaining a license to practice medicine in UAE ensures that only the best among doctors get to do it. The doctors in UAE are not only well versed in their area of expertise but they also keep abreast of the latest developments. Their connect with patients, the personal touch ensure they are a cut above the rest. The doctors in UAE treat a wide variety of patients from all walks of life and from different nationalities.

When traveling to UAE for medical treatment, what essential documents do I need to carry along?

You need to carry all required documents when you are coming to UAE for your treatment. The documents are essential for the reason that they make your journey and related medical treatment a seamless process. The documents required for medical travel to UAE are related to your travel and for the medical treatment that you are undergoing. Please ensure that you carry essential documents to UAE as mentioned below.

  1. Medical history
  2. Test reports
  3. Bank statements
  4. Passport
  5. Visa
  6. Medical records and doctor referral notes.
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

It is pertinent to mention that cosmetic surgery is an increasingly popular category of procedures, botox and fillers are the most commonly done processes in cosmetic surgery. Fertility treatments are fast gaining popularity in UAE and the government is also aiding this growth by making the right change in legislations and creating the optimum environment. The popular procedures in UAE are being done by accompished doctors and at economical costs.

Is it mandatory to take vaccinations before going to UAE?

It is essential to take pre travel vaccinations prior to your UAE travel. Do get the vaccination done one month prior to your travel. It is the origin country or destination country (if you are traveling from UAE), length of stay, health conditions and current doctors' prescriptions that decides the vaccination name and required dosage For Central Africa and South American countries, the yellow fever vaccine is mandatory.

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

The hospital facilities are a factor that make medical tourism an attractive business in UAE. One of these is the combination of public system of healthcare and an up to date private healthcare. Comprehensive coordination facilities are provided by the international patient centers in hospitals in 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
What are the major medical tourism destinations in UAE?

Medical tourism is on a growth spree globally and not just in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In no small measure, Abu Dhabi and Dubai are two most important medical tourism destinations and they are growing exponentially. The technologically advanced healthcare infrastructure and a continued focus in bringing it up to date with the latest innovations is a commonality with both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In UAE, investment in the healthcare sector from private firms and the government with a strong framework in health regulation is an advantage for medical tourism.