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Know more about the phased opening of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

Know more about the phased opening of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), one of the largest hospitals in the UAE and part of the SEHA network will begin welcoming patients on November 3, 2019, as part of a phased opening of the new facility.

The 300,000-square-meter and 732-bed facility is designed to provide world-class specialist care across a range of clinical practices and will feature:

• Four ED/Trauma/Critical Care, Medical, Surgical, and Maternal/Child health dedicated towers and an outpatient facility. • Several specialized surgeries, in particular; vascular, burns and trauma, chest, orthopedics, and reconstructive surgeries, alongside specialized neonatal and pediatric care.

• Advanced technologies and medical techniques including minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries. Marking Phase 1, the Adult General Cardiology, Adult Neurology, ENT, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Ophthalmology departments will be the first to transition from Mafraq Hospital to treat patients at SSMC.

The following phases of the opening will be gradual and expected by the end of 2019 and early 2020 respectively:


Phase 1 – Nov 3, 2019:

  • Adult Gen. Cardiology clinic
  • Adult Neurology clinic
  • Gastroenterology clinic
  • Ophthalmology clinic
  • ENT clinic

Phase 2 – Nov 17, 2019:

  • Urology clinic
  • General Surgery clinic
  • Infectious Disease clinic
  • Nephrology clinic
  • Internal Medicine (General) clinic
  • Pulmonary / Sleep Disorder clinic
  • Adult Endocrinology / Diabetes clinic

Phase 3 & 4 – Dec 15, 2019:

  • Oral and Maxillofacial clinic
  • Plastic Surgery clinic
  • Neurosurgery and Spine clinic
  • Orthopedic Surgery clinic
  • Oncology clinic
  • Hematology clinic
  • Rheumatology clinic
  • Physical medicine &Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Cardiology clinic
  • Pediatric Surgery clinic
  • Pediatric Endocrinology clinic
  • Pediatric Neurology clinic
  • Burns clinic
  • General Pediatrics clinic
  • Pediatric Rheumatology clinic
  • Dermatology clinic
  • Vascular surgery clinic
  • Podiatry clinic
  • Dietetics services

Phase 5 & 6 – Jan 9, 2020 (Inpatient):

  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Surgical
  • Medical
  • Adult ICU
  • Peds ICU
  • Burn Unit NICU
  • labour and delivery
  • Maternity
  • Peds Ward
  • Cath Lab
  • Emergency Department
  • Trauma
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Urogynecology

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