Al Ghubra, Muscat, Oman — Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare provider in GCC and India, has today launched State-of-the-Art Aster Royal Al Raffah Multispecialty Hospital. Located in Al Ghubra, Muscat, the hospital was inaugurated by His Highness Sayyid Fahar Bin Fatik Al Said in the presence of Dr. Azad Moopen – Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and Ms. Alisha Moopen – Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare. This momentous occasion marks a significant milestone in bringing world-class healthcare services closer to the heart of Oman. Spanning 25,750 square meter, the hospital is a 175-bed multispecialty tertiary care facility that now stands ready to serve Oman's 5 million population. It represents a beacon of excellence and innovation in the field of healthcare in Oman and the Middle East, offering advanced medical services and facilities.

Equipped with cutting-edge technology to deliver the highest standard of care, the facility offers a wide range of specialized centers, including a Cath-lab for Advanced Cardiac Care, Interventional Radiology Centre, Advanced Urology Centre (featuring Oman's first Thulium Laser), Dialysis Unit with CRRT, Neurosciences Centre, Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Centre, Interventional Gastroenterology, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and a Centre for Women and Child Health with a key focus on natural birthing, among others. Other features include Integration of digital technology, including electronic hospital management systems, electronic medical records, and a secure patient portal, aimed at enhancing patient care and streamlining medical processes. Located just 14 minutes away from the international airport, the hospital ensures convenient access for both local and international patients.

Speaking at the inauguration, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, said, “Aster Royal Al Raffah Hospital in Al Ghubra, Muscat is a testament to our unwavering commitment to making world-class healthcare services available in Oman. We hope this shall help many patients from the Sultanate to avoid traveling overseas to seek advanced medical care. With our focus on many cutting-edge procedures to be done in the Aster Royal, we hope to raise the bar in healthcare excellence in the country."

Ms. Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, echoed this sentiment, saying, "Having started our journey in the Sultanate of Oman 14 years ago, Aster DM Healthcare with its 4 hospitals, 6 clinics and 6 pharmacies, is all-set to redefine clinical excellence and patient experience in the country. Aster Royal Al Raffah Hospital in Muscat is our commitment to make quality healthcare easily accessible for the people of Oman.”

About Aster DM Healthcare 

Aster DM Healthcare Limited is one of the largest private healthcare service providers operating in GCC and in India. With an inherent emphasis on clinical excellence, we are one of the few entities in the world with a strong presence across primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary healthcare through our 33 hospitals, 127 clinics, 527 pharmacies* and 229 labs and patient experience centers in seven countries, including India. We have 31,222 dedicated staff including 3,998 doctors and 9,204 nurses across the geographies that we are present in, delivering a simple yet strong promise to our different stakeholders: “We’ll treat you well.” We reach out to all economic segments in the GCC states through our differentiated healthcare services across the “Aster”, “Medcare” and “Access” brands.

*Including 255 Pharmacies in India operated by Alfaone Retail Pharmacies Private Limited under brand license from Aster

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