Dubai: American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East, has launched next generation telemedicine to provide 24/7 medical consultations and treatment to the community across. The launch of the service is in line with the government instructions to keep social distancing and moving restrictions across the country to combat COVID-19.

The telehealth service allows patients to seek medical consultations in real time through computers, smartphones or tablets for consultations via video/voice calls. To register themselves for the service and to begin consultation, a patient should first book an appointment by contacting the call center or visiting the website, with the added option of requesting specific physicians. The service will cover all specialties.

Sherif Beshara, chief Executive of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group of Companies said: “Distinguished for the highest standards of clinical excellence, American Hospital Dubai always aims to support the community with the very best in terms of patient-centric care.  With the introduction of telemedicine, we are making strategic investments in technology adoption to ensure that the patients continue to be able to access our medical experts despite the COVID-19 outbreak restricting travel. “

The services are available round the clock for registered patients and covered by insurance without pre-approvals. Doctors will also be able to prescribe medication which will be delivered from the American Hospital Dubai through Tele-Pharmacy service to the patients’ home.


About American Hospital Dubai

A premier private healthcare provider in the Middle East, American Hospital Dubai was established in 1996 with the goal of providing world-class medical service to the community. The 252-bed, acute care, general medical/surgical private hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and an experienced team of healthcare professionals specialised in more than 40 medical and surgical specialties assuring comprehensive care. All physicians at American Hospital Dubai are American Board Certified or equivalent ensuring that patients receive international standard of care in the UAE.

American Hospital Dubai is the first hospital in the Middle East to be awarded the JCI while its laboratory is the first in the private sector in the region to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists. The hospital is also the inaugural member of the prestigious Mayo Care Network. Further, American Hospital Dubai’s cancer programme was the first to offer comprehensive one-stop care in Dubai. The Life Support Training Centre at American Hospital Dubai is the first in a private hospital in the UAE to be an American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center.

To ensure the highest standards of care, American Hospital Dubai has implemented the Service Excellence Programme while its Clinical Education Department offers multidisciplinary education programmes for clinical staff.

American Hospital Dubai also operates two dedicated clinics – in Dubai Media City and Al Barsha – serving the community by being closer to them.

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