Dubai is quickly becoming a center of health tourism with the establishment of a Healthcare City in the Oud Metha district. Hospitals in the city have very good reputations and many of them are internationally accredited with doctors and nurses who were educated in medical schools in the West. High levels of English are spoken in all the hospitals. Most can also provide access to Arabic speaking doctors.
Al Wasl Hospital
This hospital specializes in obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatric and pediatric surgery. It is part of the Dubai Government Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS).
Tel: 04 324 1111
American Hospital Dubai
A 143-bed, acute care, general medical/surgical hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation.
Tel: 04 336 7777
Belhoul European Hospital
Al Diyafah Road, Jumeirah
This is a day care hospital with 19 outpatient clinics including cardiology, dental, dermatology, ENT, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, paediatric surgery and obstetrics.
Tel: 04 345 4000 or 04 345 7500
Belhoul Speciality Hospital
A speciality hospital with departments in cardiothoracic surgery, dentistry, dermatology, endocrinology & diabetes, ENT, head and neck surgery, gastroenterology and hepatology, general and laparoscopic surgery and internal medicine.
Tel: 04 273 3333
Canadian Specialist Hospital
A 200-bed private hospital specializing in cardiology, dental surgery, ENT, fetal medicine, clinical genetics, gynaecology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, surgery, laboratory, radiology and rehabilitation.
Tel: 04 707 2222 or 336 4444
Cedars – Jebel Ali International Hospital
A growing hospital which currently has 16 beds and departments including anaesthesiology, allergy centre, ENT, orthopaedics, traumatology, paediatrics, obstetrics/gynaecology and endoscopy. It is currently the only hospital serving new Dubai.
Tel: 04 881 4000
The City Hospital is a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, multi-disciplinary modern hospital designed to provide world-class healthcare and hospitality.
Tel: 04 435 9999 / 800 THECITY (8432489)
Specialist hospital for day surgery with some patients staying 1-4 days. It specializes in general surgery, plastic surgery, obstetrics/gynaecology, ENT, urology, orthopaedics, paediatric services and internal medicine.
Tel: 04 349 6666
60-bed premium general hospital which provides advanced medical and emergency services with deparments including dariology, dentistry, ENT, gastronenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurosurgery, obstetrics/gynaecology, orthopedics, paediatrics, physiotherapy, radiology and urology.
Tel: 04 407 9100
A 454-bed general medical/surgical hospital which is part of the Dubai Government Deparmtnet of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS). Its trauma center is able to handle large scale emergencies. An expansion and modernization of the hospital is planned.
Tel: 04 337 4000
Reasonably priced private hospital with the folloiwng departments: accident & emergency, critical care, endoscopy, maternity, medical imaging, cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedic, physiotherapy, urology, endocrinology.
Tel: 04 282 7788
General practitioners can be found at the major hospitals and also at the clinics listed below.
Dubai London clinic
Dubai Festival City (Tel: 04 232 5751)
Umm Suqeim (Tel: 04 344 6663)
General Medical Centre (GMC)
Beach Road, Jumeirah
Tel: 04 349 5959
Beach Road, Jumeirah
Tel: 04 344 0300
NMC Family Clinic
Sheikh Zayed Road, between 2nd & 3rd interchange
Tel: 04 3956660
Village Medi Centre
Tel: 04 360 8866
Welcare Clinic Mirdif
Tel: 04 288 1302