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|03 May, 2018

Day Surgery, Medical Centre open in Dubai Motor City

4-floor facility is designed for convenience of patients and visitors with nearly 50 parking spaces at 2 basement levels

Image used for illustrative purpose. Emirates Hospital Honours ‘Year of Zayed’

Image used for illustrative purpose. Emirates Hospital Honours ‘Year of Zayed’

Emirates Hospital/Handout via Thomson Reuters Zawya

DUBAI - Emirates Hospital announced the launch of its first Day Surgery and Medical Centre in Dubai Motor City, earlier on Thursday.

The state-of-the-art medical centre will provide same-day surgery and specialised medical services to residents of Dubai Motor City and surrounding areas.

The launch was held in the presence of Humaid Al Qutami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority. The new location is one of the first day-surgery centres in the company’s expanding medical care network.

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The company is an active contributor towards the growth and advancement of the healthcare sector in the UAE and continues to provide a healthcare ecosystem that improves health, quality of life and the overall well-being of the communities it serves.

Commenting on the launch, Al Qutami said, "Dubai encourages the concept of one-day surgery centres, which have become a popular and successful concept around the world. These facilities are known to offer high-quality services and we congratulate Emirates Healthcare Company for opening this first-rate facility in Motor City."

Yazen Abu Gulal, Chairman of Emirates Healthcare Company and CEO of KBBO Group, said, "We are expanding our network into Motor City to fill a particular gap in healthcare offered within this community. We want to serve the community as more than just another clinic. This expansion means local residents and guests will have access to a wider range of specialty medical and surgical services by our highly-trained doctors.

"The medical landscape of Motor City, Sports City, Jumeirah and Arabian Ranches, has traditionally been oriented towards clinics, so with the opening of our new One-Day Surgery and Medical Centre, patients will now have access to a complete spectrum of advanced treatments, from paediatric to geriatric care."

The centre’s outpatient services will include expert medical care in family medicine, paediatric, ENT, cardiology, dermatology, plastic surgery, orthopaedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynaecology, ophthalmology, dentistry and radiology.

The four-floor medical facility is also designed for complete convenience for patients and visitors with nearly 50 parking spaces at two basement levels.

Other facilities include eight in-patient beds, operation theatres equipped with the latest medical and surgical technologies, advanced laboratory and radiology facilities, and a fully-equipped endoscopy suite that also offers laser endoscopy.

Commenting on the new Motor City location, Karan Rekhi, Branch Director, Emirates Hospital – Day Surgery and Medical Centre said, "We are excited to be able to provide our patients with a world-class surgical experience in Motor City. The purpose of this expansion was to provide the newest technologies and the best of Emirates Hospital healthcare available in an all-new state-of-the-art surgery centre to cater to the rapidly developing communities on this end of Dubai. This new location means that our patients can take advantage of more complex surgical procedures without leaving the comfort of their community."

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