Lifeline Hospital

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Lifeline Hospital is a multidisciplinary hospital that is part of the Lifeline Healthcare Group. The group was established in 1996 and has additional branches which include Lifeline Medical Centre - JBR The Walk, Lifeline Daycare and Surgical Centre, and Lifeline Medical Center - Bur Dubai.

Lifeline Hospital has more than 20 medical departments, which includes dentistry, ENT, general surgery, nephrology, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, cosmetic and plastic surgery, orthopedics, radiology, urology, and pediatrics.

The hospital has experience treating international patients and offer assistance with flight and hotel booking, as well as providing airport transfer to and from the hospital. The facilities at the hospital include a maternity wing with a Level-3 neonatal intensive care unit, a pathology laboratory, and religious facilities.


Lifeline Hospital is located in Dubai, 39 km from Dubai International Airport which is accessible by taxi or public transport. The nearest Metro station to the hospital is the Energy Metro Station 2, located less than 4 km away.

The hospital is located 30 km from Dubai's city center, which is home to a variety of tourist attractions and activities. The Emirates Golf Course is located 10 km from the hospital and the popular Palm Jumeirah is located 13 km away. The Dubai Mall, the world's largest shopping center, is located 27 km away from the hospital and the Jumeirah Mosque can be reached within 33 km from the hospital.


Joint Commission International

Languages spoken

Arabic, Bengali (Bangla), English, French, Hindi


Medical records transfer
Interpreter services
Airport pickup
Car hire
Local transportation booking
Hotel booking
Flight booking
Phone in the room
TV in the room
Special dietary requests accepted
Private rooms for patients available
Dry cleaning
Religious facilities


79 procedures across 14 specialties


(2 procedures)

Hip Replacement

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  • A hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace the surfaces of the hip joint with a prosthetic implant.

    Hip replacement surgery is a common surgery for patients who are suffering with osteoarthritis, a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints and reduces joint mobility.

  • 1 - 3 weeks

    After surgery on the lower limb, patients have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis. Any travel plans must be discussed with the surgeon first.

  • Learn more about Hip Replacement
See 2 types of Hip Replacement:
Total Hip Replacement (One Hip)
Total Hip Replacement (Both Hips)

Knee Replacement

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  • A knee replacement is a surgical procedure in which damaged surfaces in the knee joint, or else the whole knee joint, are replaced with metal and plastic components. There are 2 types of knee replacement surgeries: total knee replacement (TKR) and partial knee replacement (PKR).

  • 2 - 4 weeks

    After surgery, patients will have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis, meaning any travel plans must be discussed with the surgeon first.

  • Learn more about Knee Replacement
See 4 types of Knee Replacement:
Total Knee Replacement (One Knee)
Total Knee Replacement (Both Knees)
Total Knee Replacement with Hiflex (One Knee)
Total Knee Replacement with Hiflex (Both Knees)

>General Surgery

(8 procedures)


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  • 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.

  • Learn more about Appendectomy

Breast Lumpectomy

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Hernia Repair

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  • Hernia repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a hernia, which occurs when tissues or organs protrude through the wall in which they are contained. There are different types of hernias that can occur and these include inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia, and umbilical hernia.

  • 1 - 2 weeks

    After abdominal surgery, patients should get approval from their surgeon before flying. Traveling too soon after abdominal surgery could result in tearing the sutures. Patients may also find it uncomfortable to carry luggage or sit for long periods.

  • Learn more about Hernia Repair
See 2 types of Hernia Repair:
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair with Prolene Mesh


(10 procedures)

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

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Bladder Stone Removal

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See 2 types of Bladder Stone Removal:
Laser Treatment for Bladder Stones
Uretroscopic Removal of Bladder Stones


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>Colorectal Medicine

(5 procedures)

Anal Cyst Removal

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See 1 type of Anal Cyst Removal procedures:
Pilonidal Sinus Surgery

Anal Fissure Treatment

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Anal Fistula Surgery

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(5 procedures)


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  • 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.

  • Learn more about Cholecystectomy
See 1 type of Cholecystectomy procedures:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Gastrointestinal Perforation Repair

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Intra-Abdominal Adhesions Surgery

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(5 procedures)

Chemical Peel

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  • A chemical peel is the use of a combination of acids to remove the top layers of the skin. Over the course of a few days, the skin begins to peel and the skin which grows back is smoother and younger looking.

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Laser Hair Removal

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  • Laser hair removal destroys hair at the follicle, using short bursts of light energy. For permanent results, usually several sessions are required with a break in between, however single sessions can be used for hair reduction. The amount of sessions and time the sessions take vary, depending on the targeted area.

  • 2 days

    It's safe to fly after laser hair removal treatment.

  • Learn more about Laser Hair Removal


(14 procedures)

Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation

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Dental Checkup

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  • A dental checkup enables a dentist to inspect the teeth and gums, and identify any problems before they get worse.

  • 1 - 2 days

    Patients may wish to stay longer if the checkup highlights problems, such as cavities that need fillings.

  • Learn more about Dental Checkup

Dental Implant

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  • A dental implant is a small screw-like device that is placed into the jawbone, to replace a natural tooth. The implant acts like a tooth's roots, and over time the dental implant becomes fused to the natural bone, making it stable.

  • 2 - 3 days

    The first trip usually takes a few days. The second trip may take longer, depending on how long it takes for the crown(s) or bridge to be created.

  • Learn more about Dental Implant


(5 procedures)

Ingrown Toenail Treatment

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Mole and Skin Lesion Evaluation

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Pigmentation Treatment

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>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

(10 procedures)

Cochlear Implant

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  • A cochlear implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted into the ear, in order to produce a sense of sound for patients who are deaf or have severe hearing problems.

  • 3 - 6 weeks

    Patients should get the surgeon's approval before flying, and inform their airline that they have a cochlear implant, as it will set off security alarms. If the implant is switched on, the volume may need adjusting during the flight.

  • Learn more about Cochlear Implant

Laryngeal Surgery

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  • A laryngectomy is a surgical procedure performed to partially or fully remove the larynx. The procedure is performed to remove cancer and can result in the patient loosing their voice and breathing in a new way.

  • Learn more about Laryngectomy

>General Medicine

(1 procedure)

Deep Wound Treatment

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See 2 types of Deep Wound Treatment:
Suturing of Deep Wounds
Surgical Cleaning of Deep Wounds


(4 procedures)

Cataract Surgery

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  • 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.

  • Learn more about Cataract Surgery

Glaucoma Treatment

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  • Glaucoma treatment aims to relieve symptoms of glaucoma and prevent further damage, deterioration, and loss of vision. Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve, which creates problems with vision and if left untreated, can lead to loss of vision.

  • 2 - 7 days
  • Learn more about Glaucoma Treatment

Strabismus Treatment

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  • 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

>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(4 procedures)


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Myofascial Release (MFR)

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Orthopedic Rehabilitation

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>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

(5 procedures)

Dermal Fillers

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  • Dermal fillers are substances injected into the skin in order to smooth it out and to reduce wrinkles and other imperfections. Dermal fillers can also be used to make lips and cheeks look fuller and help decrease the appearance of scarring.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Eyelid Surgery

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  • Eyelid surgery, also referred to as blepharoplasty or an eye lift, is a surgery performed to remove bagginess and puffiness from lower eyelids, and droopiness from upper eyelids. It is commonly performed as a cosmetic procedure, but may also be necessary for patients who have obstructed vision due to drooping upper lids. The doctor will usually make a small incision in the upper eyelid or beneath the lower eyelid, in order to remove excess skin and/or fat from the area.

  • 5 - 7 days

    Patients may need a follow up appointment to check progress or get stitches removed.

  • Learn more about Eyelid Surgery

Facial Trauma Surgery

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(1 procedure)

Bladder Cancer Treatment

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See 1 type of Bladder Cancer Treatment procedures:
Surgical Removal of Bladder Tumor

More about available treatments at Lifeline Hospital

Lifeline Hospital offers a wide range of procedures such as eyelid surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, hernia repair, knee replacement surgery, laser hair removal, Botox, chemical peel, dental implants, and veneers.

The hospital has a pathology laboratory, is fitted with a new CT (computerized tomography) scanning machine, and has just expanded its ICU (intensive care unit).



Dr. Suresh Menon is the medical director at Lifeline Hospital. The team is comprised of a variety of specialists, including general surgeons, neurosurgeons, pediatrics surgeons, ENT specialists, orthopedics specialists, and ophthalmologists amongst others. Many of the team have received international training and have authored a variety of publications in medical journals related to their fields.

Languages spoken at the clinic include English, French, Arabic, Hindustani, and Bengali.

Dr. Suresh Menon

  • Specializes in internal medicine
  • Medical director of the hospital
  • Has over 20 years of expertise in the field
  • Special interest in the treatment of Thyroid, MGMT, and DM
Internal Medicine

Dr. Sami Alhashimi

  • Cardiologist and internal medicine specialist
  • A particular interest in performing dobutamine stress echocardiogram, TMT, and echocardiography

Dr. Ravinder Verma

  • ENT specialist
  • Special interest in FESS (functional endoscopic sinus surgery) and septoplasty
  • Numerous publications in medical journals and has been involved in research projects
  • Member of the Association of Otolaryngitis of India, the Maharashtra Medical Council and the Bombay Medical Congress.
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Dr. Salil Vengsarkar

  • General surgeon
  • Completed training in India, Singapore and Australia
  • Specializes in laparoscopic and endovascular procedures.
General Surgery

Dr. Venkat Phaniraj

  • Orthopedics specialist
  • Special interest in fracture treatment and hip replacement surgery

Dr. Vineeta Mohindra

  • Obstetrics and gynecology specialist
  • More than 20 years of experience working in the field
  • Particular interest in antenatal, natal and postnatal consultation
  • Member of the Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of India

Dr. Ankur

  • Pediatrics specialist
  • Particular interest in childhood asthma, gastroenteritis, and treatment of common childhood diseases

Dr. Sumeet Singh Sukhi

  • Specializes in ophthalmology
  • Experience working in both India and UAE
  • Particular expertise treating stigmatism, cataract, cornea/corneal diseases, glaucoma, orbital tumors, presbyopia, retinal conditions, squint/strabismus
  • Attends regular conferences as guest speaker
  • Has authored various publications
  • Speaks English and Arabic

Dr. Farzin Mirzaeeyan

  • Oral maxillofacial surgeon and implantologist
  • Particular interest in dental implants surgery and oral maxillofacial surgery.
  • Member of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Dr. Hillol Kanti Pal

  • Graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Specializes in neurosurgery, with particular expertise performing criotonomy surgery, spinal surgery, and treating deep skull base tumors
  • Has published 2 books on skull based surgery


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