The American Hospital Dubai is an acute care, general medical/surgical hospital whose mission is to provide high quality American standard healthcare that meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of the people of the UAE, Gulf States as well as international patients.
The first hospital in the Middle East to be accredited by the Joint Commission International
The American Hospital Dubai was therefore planned, designed, built and equipped to meet American Standards of healthcare.
All of the doctors, surgeons and physicians at the American Hospital Dubai are North American Board Certified or of equivalent Western training programs, such as those in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The hospital has ensured that they have the expertise to fulfill patients’ medical requirements in comfortable and reassuring surroundings.
The hospital was the first in the Middle East to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), which ensures continued commitment to the highest quality American Standard of Healthcare in the region.
Centres of healthcare excellence in Dubai
The hospital continues to expand its services in primary and secondary care, plus selective tertiary services, to include a range of Centers of Excellence covering the following:
In 2004, the size of the American Hospital Dubai was increased by a further 25 per cent, to meet the growing demand for more personalised services, comfort and convenience, broadening the healthcare services offered and deepening the level of expertise and care available.
Heart surgery and cardiology in Dubai
The Heart Center at the American Hospital Dubai is the new regional centre of excellence for cardiac care, providing American standards of care to patients in the UAE and the region. The Heart Center is capable of treating all types of cardiac conditions and performing advanced interventional and surgical procedures, all with the assurance that the American Hospital Dubai operates to the high standards required by the JCI.
The Heart Center is well equipped with the latest state of the art Cardiac Cath lab; a new 10 bed Cardiac Intensive Care unit operated by all American Board Certified Physicians supported by western trained Perfusionist and cardiac nursing staff, with a newly renovated surgical operating room dedicated to cardiac surgery, supported with an advanced radiology unit including the 64 multi-slice CT scanner and nuclear medicine that provide the utmost cardiac care around the clock.
The unit provides inpatient and outpatient catheterization and interventions, peripheral angiograms and interventions; nuclear medicine -using radioactive isotopes injected into the patient to aid diagnosis; cardiac/carotid/ peripheral ultrasonography; and Lipidology.
Cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery at the American Hospital Dubai
The following heart surgery and cardiac specialities are available at the American Hospital Dubai:
Non Invasive Cardiology
- Cardiology and vascular consultation
- Cardiothoracic surgery consultation
- ECG (short and long rhythm)
- 24 hour Holter monitor
- Transtelephonic arrythmia monitor (1 to 4 weeks)
- 24 hour BP monitor
- 2D echocardiogram
- Transesophageal echocardiogram
- Exercise / dobutamine stress echocardiogram
- Exercise stress test
- Tilt table test
- Nuclear stress test
- Tilt table test
- Vascular ultrasound
- Pacemaker / AICD interrogation and management
- Electrical cardioversion
- Cardiac rehab including smoking cessation
- Lipid clinic
- Warfarin clinic
- Cardiac catheterisation
- Coronary intervention
- Peripheral angiogram: carotid, renal,celiac, mesenteric and extremities
- Peripheral vascular intervention
- Permanent pacemaker placement
- AICD/ CRT placement
- ASD/ PFO closure
- CABG : on pump and off pump (beating heart bypass surgery)
- Total arterial revascularisation on a beating heart
- Valve replacement and repair, mini-valve surgery
- Surgery for atrial fibrillation
- Thoracic and thoraco-abdominal aortic surgery
- Surgery for the lung and mediastinum (pneumonectomy, lobectomy,
- Advanced video-thoracoscopic surgery
International patient desk at American Hospital Dubai
Treatment outside your country and away from home can be a real physical challenge, and an emotionally stressful experience for both you and your loved ones. At American Hospital Dubai they have established a dedicated competent international patient desk to cater for all your concerns and medical needs in a one stop service.
Once you have decided to entrust American Hospital Dubai with your health, you will only have to correspond with their International Patient Coordinator, who will be totally committed to attend to your needs.
The hospital is about (10 min – 15 min) drive from the Dubai International Airport. International visitors to Dubai need a visiting visa.
Dubai offers a wide variety of hotel options and furnished apartments. It is always advisable to book ahead and you can find details of recommended hotels on the American Hospital Dubai website.
The following services are available during your stay at the
- Interpreters for non-Arabic speaking patients
- Mail postage
- Foreign exchange
- Hotel reservation
- Fax, photocopy, and courier service
- Cafeteria Food support for your accompanying family at
Contact the American Hospital Dubai for cardiac treatment in the United Arab Emirates
American Hospital Dubai
United Arab Emirates
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