Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi is a premier medical facility equipped with over 200 patient beds, 10 operating theaters, and on-site laboratories.
The hospital is recognized as a leading institution and has been accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) and by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). In 2015 it was awarded the Middle East's Emerging Healthcare Provider of the Year.
It has a dedicated international patient department committed to personalized customer service. It offers 7-star accommodation, concierge services, and fine-dining restaurants, as well presidential, premier, and deluxe patient suites.
It is the flagship hospital of VPS Healthcare, a medical group that spans from Oman to the UAE.
The hospital is found on Al Najda Street, a mere half-hour drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport.
There is a wealth of things to do in Abu Dhabi. The stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has a capacity for over 40,000 worshippers and is furnished with gold chandeliers, one thousand columns, and the world’s largest handwoven carpet. It is found 20 minutes from the hospital.
Abu Dhabi is home to luxurious beaches, perfect for water sports, including wake boarding, parasailing, snorkelling, and kayaking through the mangrove forest. The city is surrounded by a host of breath-taking islands, ideal for daytrips to sun-soaked beaches and wildlife sanctuaries.
Joint Commission International
102 procedures across 14 specialties
>Bariatric Surgery(3 procedures)
Gastric Balloon Treatment+ More
Gastric ballon treatment involves inserting a deflated ballon into the stomach and then inflating it, in order to help lose weight. The balloon serves the purpose of limiting food intake by taking up space in the stomach and thus creating a sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food.
1 - 5 days
Patients may experience some pain, nausea or discomfort in the first days after insertion, therefore may need to rest before traveling.
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Gastric Band Surgery+ More
Gastric band surgery is a weight-loss surgery which uses an inflatable silicone band to create a small gastric pouch in the stomach, slowing down food consumption and limiting food intake. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.
The doctor should ensure that the patients condition is stable enough to travel.
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Gastric Bypass Surgery+ More
Gastric bypass surgery is performed to help patients to lose weight by reducing the size of the stomach. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.
Flying after surgery can increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and patients will need to be cleared by the surgeon before flying.
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>Colorectal Medicine(4 procedures)
Anal Abscess Drainage+ More
Anal Fissure Treatment+ More
Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine). It is performed in order to treat or prevent certain diseases and conditions such as uncontrollable bleeding in the colon, a bowel obstruction, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and diverticulitis.
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>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)(10 procedures)
Myringoplasty, also referred to as tympanoplasty, is a surgical procedure to repair a perforated eardrum (the tympanic membrane) usually caused by infection or trauma.
The surgeon should ensure that eardrum has healed before the patient can fly, as changes in air pressure will affect the eardrum.
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>General Surgery(5 procedures)
An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.
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Diagnostic Laparoscopy+ More
Incisional Hernia Repair+ More
Antenatal Care (ANC)+ More
Consultation and diagnostic test.
Bartholin's Cyst Treatment+ More
This procedure treats a Bartholin's cyst through incision and drainage. A Bartholin's cyst is a small fluid filled sac just inside the vagina. The cyst forms on the Bartholin's gland which is a gland that produces fluid that lubriates the vagina, when the glands become blocked. The cyst ranges in size and generally varies between the size of a pea, to the size of marble. If the Bartholin's cyst becomes infected, it is usually referred to as a Bartholin's abscess and generally requires drainage.
2 - 3 days
It is usually safe to fly afterwards, but depending on the type of procedure, there may be a follow up visit required - e.g. to remove a drainage catheter.
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Breast Biopsy+ More
Cataract Surgery+ More
Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that are common as a result of aging. Cataract removal surgery is recommended for patients who experience impairment to vision and are sensitive to light as a result of the cataract. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens and it is most commonly replaced with a synthetic lens.
2 - 3 days
Patients can usually fly soon after cataract surgery, but should take precautions to avoid dryness in the eye.
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Eye Surgery+ More
LASIK and PRK surgeries available.
2 - 7 days
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Strabismus Treatment+ More
Strabismus is the misalignment of eye and is most common in children, and occurs less often in adults. Most children have the condition corrected before they reach adulthood however, for those that don't, there are treatment options. Some adults can develop strabismus in later life and the most common causes are strokes or tumors.
2 - 3 days
Bone Fracture Treatment+ More
De Quervain Syndrome Treatment+ More
External Fracture Fixation+ More
>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery(23 procedures)
Arm Lift+ More
An arm lift, also referred to as a brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to firm and reshape the upper arms. The surgeon may use liposuction to remove excess fat and skin and reposition the remaining skin to tighten it.
The patient might have to stay until the sutures can be removed, and should ask the surgeon. It should be possible to fly home within 7 to 10 days.
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Breast Augmentation+ More
Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to change the size and shape of the breasts. While many patients opt to have breast implants inserted to increase breast size, breast augmentation more commonly refers to the enlargement of the breasts using fat transfer.
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Breast Implants+ More
In breast implant surgery, an implant is inserted in order to change the size and shape of the breast. The surgery is commonly performed for women who wish to have larger, more shapely breasts, women with underdeveloped breasts, or women who have had breast tissue removed (a mastectomy). Breast implants can also be used to correct breast asymmetry, or as part of male-to-female gender reassignment.
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Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.
Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.
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Hydrocele Testis Treatment+ More
Testicular Biopsy+ More
Coronary Angiogram+ More
Coronary Angioplasty+ More
Price includes two balloons/stents.
Ingrown Toenail Treatment+ More
A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.
1 - 2 weeks
Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.
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>Maxillofacial Surgery(1 procedure)
Orthognathic Surgery+ More
>Reproductive Medicine(1 procedure)
Follicle Tracking Ultrasound+ More
More about available treatments at Burjeel Hospital
Burjeel Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital, with key focus areas in IVF, ophthalmology, bariatric surgery, and cosmetic surgery.
Its 10 state-of-the-art operating theaters are maintained to international standards and are equipped with advanced technology and laminar airflow systems.
The hospital is furnished with the latest medical equipment, including a 64-Slice CT, a High-End MRI, a 3.0 Tesla MRI, Neuro-Navigation Surgical Systems, and physiotherapy and rehabilitation suites.
Burjeel Hospital employs more than 160 doctors, who are supported by credentialed and skilled nurses and technicians. A large proportion of the clinical team was educated or employed by internationally recognized hospitals and universities from across Europe and North America.
Burjeel Hospital believes that the relationship between patient and doctor is just as important as the medical care offered, and that this develops through mutual respect, trust, and a sense of duty. The team originates from across the globe, so hospital staff can communicate in a variety of languages.