Best clinics in Dubai

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Dubai is famous not only for its world-famous sights, minimal taxes and stable economy, but also for its high level of medical care. As of 2021, the emirate is saturated with medical facilities with 32 hospitals, 429 clinics and 868 pharmacies. In recent years, the emirate’s government has promoted an increase in medical personnel and accredited medical facilities in order to improve the well-being of all its residents.
In this article, we have compiled a list of some of the best hospitals and clinics in Dubai where, in addition to receiving emergency care, you can get a consultation with the specialist you need. In addition to a description of the services themselves, you will also find information on hospital locations, contact numbers and opening hours.

The Best Clinics in Dubai

The best medical institutions in Dubai include Emirates Hospital, Mediclinic, Medicare, NMC Healthcare and many others. In these clinics and hospitals, you can get diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services, regular checkups, vaccinations for yourself or children, and many other medical services. But it is worth noting that according to the Dubai Health Insurance Law No. 11, in order to receive medical services, you will need to obtain medical insurance for yourself and your family members.

Emirates Hospital Jumeirah

Emirates Hospital Jumeirah is one of the subsidiaries of the Emirates Healthcare Company that is internationally recognized around the world, and provides personalized healthcare solutions. They are pioneers in medical, rehabilitation and cosmetic services in the country with 8 hospitals & clinics in Dubai, as well as one clinic in Sharjah and one in Ras Al Khaimah.

The hospital provides treatment in disciplines such as general surgery, dentistry, nephrology and neurosurgery, just to name a few. Emirates Hospital Jumeirah boasts the highest quality healthcare ecosystem that helps to improve the health of patients due to state-of-the-art technology and world-class specialists with gold-standard accreditations.

Prices:

  • Well Man Basic Check-Up costs AED 1,800 (USD 490) under 40 yrs and AED 2,000 (USD 545) for males over 40 yrs
  • Well Woman Basic Check-Up costs AED 2,500 (USD 680) under 40 yrs and AED 3,000 (USD 815) above 40 yr


Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Near Dubai Canal, Jumeirah 2

Working hours: From 8am to 9pm (including Fridays).

Contacts: 800 444 444, info@emirateshospital.ae

Mediclinic

The emirate’s largest ambulatory care medical center is located right in The Dubai Mall. The Downtown Dubai district is one of the most desirable areas among investors due to the high ROI. There is an opportunity to visit a physiotherapy gym, get comprehensive diagnostic imaging, endoscopy and other services in Mediclinic Dubai Mall. The medical site also offers a structured programme for pre-diabetes, type 1 & 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes.

Patients can book a 15 minute appointment with a specialist via video call. Patients can also manage their telemedicine and physical bookings via the MyMedclinic24x7 app.

Prices: There is a special rate on Essential Health Packages now which currently costs AED 1,700 (USD 462) instead of the usual AED 2,385 (USD 650). The package includes a consultation with a physician and several laboratory investigations.

Address:

Umm Suqeim St, Arjan-Dubailand, Al Barsha South
Bldg 37, 26th St, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai Healthcare City
2nd St, opposite GEMS Legacy School, Garhoud
Working hours: 24/7

Contacts: 800 1999; 999/988 (emergency line); dubaimall@mediclinic.ae

MedCare

Medcare Hospitals & Clinics are spread across many locations in Dubai, including Al Barsha, Al Safa, Mirdif, JBR and Jumeirah, just to name a few. The clinics cater to all age groups and boasts a wide range of specialities that meet international standards. There is a possibility to benefit from the Live Telemedicine consultations via the videoconferencing platforms, which allows live calling to doctors.

MedCare also offers home healthcare services such as lab, nurse, physio and vaccinations at home, as well as teleMEDCARE. In case of emergency, there is also Medcare Hospital Al Safa, located in Jumeirah, which is one of the most popular freehold communities. This facility provides 64 beds and is open 24/7. On Sheikh Zayed Road beside Manara Services Centre, Medcare Women & Children Hospital can also be found, which also operates 24/7 and offers 93 beds.

Locations and opening hours:

  • Al Barsha, 1st St, Trio Building, near Grandiose stores (Sat-Thurs 9am-9pm)
  • Opposite Safa Park Gate no. 1, Jumeirah (Sat-Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri-Sun 3pm-9pm)
  • Road no. 7, Discovery Pavillion Building- beside Geant Supermarket (Sat-Thurs 8am-9pm, Fri 11am-7рm).

Contacts: 800MEDCARE; medcare.ae

Best clinics in Dubai

Aster Hospital

Aster Hospitals are located in four locations around Dubai, including Al Mankhool, Al Qusais, Jebel Ali, Muhaisnah. In all facilities you will be able to find professional help in various medical spheres. For instance, Al Mankhool Hospital has specialists in neurology, audiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and hepatology, radiology, etc.

One of the reasons why Aster Hospital is so popular is the Aster Integrated Liver Care services for comprehensive management of complex liver and pancreatic-biliary diseases. In the hospital, patients can also learn more about gastric balloon treatment that will help them to lose weight without needing to diet. The Aster Nurture programme that aims at caring and protecting the mother and the baby until the child is 5 years old, is also popular among Dubai residents.

Locations and Opening hours:

  • Near Sharaf DG, Mankhool, Kuwait Road, Al Mankhool – 24/7
  • 9 A Street, Al Qusais Industrial Area 2, Al Qusais – 24/7
  • Jebel Ali, Street No 2 (Outside Gate No 2), Mezzanine floor, Nesto Hypermarket, Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 (just 10 minutes away from Jebel Ali Village) – from 7am until 11pm
  • Zara Residence 1, Behind St Mary School, Muhaisnah 4 – from 8am until 11pm
    Contacts: 044400500

NMC Specialty Hospital

NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare provider in the Emirates. The history of NMC Healthcare started back in 1974 with the opening of a small pharmacy and clinic in the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, named New Medical Centre. Currently there are 10 NMC clinics in Dubai.

One of the biggest locations is the NMC Specialty Hospital Al Nahda where more than 125 doctors in 33 specialties are currently working. The hospital provides 72 patient rooms and is popular among residents of Al Nahda, Deira and also among those living in other areas. Here, patients can attend consultations and get treatment from specialists in dermatology, dentistry, cardiac science, dietetics and nutrition, among more departments.

Locations and contact info:

  • +971 2 633 2255, info@nmc.ae – for all hospitals
  • Building no. D-01, China Cluster, DIC (4349 7600)
  • Building #396, Al Bada Oasis, opp. Iranian Hospital Emergency Gate (4345 1145)
  • Plot #598/122, DIP 1, behind Falcon House (4810 8800)

Thumbay Hospital

Thumbay Hospitals can not only be found in the Emirates but even in India’s Hyderabad. The hospital is considered one of the largest health care providers in the UAE and as of January 2022, Thumbay Hospital in Dubai is functioning as COVID-19 Hospital. Services have been shifted to Thumbay University Hospital in Ajman and Thumbay Medical and Dental Speciality Centre in Sharjah.

Address: 13th Street, Near Stadium Metro Station, Behind Lulu Hypermarket, Al Qusais

Working hours: Working as COVID-19 hospital for now

Contacts: +971 4 6030 555, info.dxb@thumbayhospital.ae

Note: Whether you are employed or not, you need to have medical insurance while living in Dubai. The cost of insurance starts from AED 599 (USD 165) and every uninsured month could lead to a fine and impossibility to renew a residency visa. You can read more about the peculiarities of living in Dubai in this article.

Saudi German Hospital

SGH Dubai offers a wide range of medical services in both core and sub-specialties. SGH Dubai is considered one of the best hospitals in the Emirate due to its wide range of medical services in both the main specialties and subspecialties. Telemedicine is also offered.

Saudi German Hospital in Dubai offers health checkup packages in dermatology, dental packages including such offers as wisdom tooth extraction, veneers or a Hollywood smile, diabetic packages, children packages and much more.

Prices:

  • Bronze Health Package for men with a consultation, special & radiology investigations costs AED 1,500 (USD 408)
  • The price for a Bronze Health Package for women is AED 1,900 (USD 517)

Address: Hessa Street 331 West, Exit 36 Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha 3

Working hours: Mon–Thu 8am to 8pm, Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat–Wed 8am to 9pm.

Contacts: 800 22 11, +971 4389 0000 (international patients); info@saudigerman.com

American Hospital in Dubai

The American Hospital was founded in 1996, has more than 250 beds and employs specialists in more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. All physicians are certified by the American Board. The hospital was the first institution in Dubai to offer the fourth generation of the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system.

There are six branches of the American Hospital in Dubai. Doctors speak many languages including, English, Spanish, Greek, French, Romanian, Russian and many others. Surgical and non-surgical solutions for getting rid of excess weight as well as plastic surgery are also available here.

Prices:

  • Well Man Silver Health Check-Up Package costs AED 1,600 (USD 435)
  • Well Woman Silver Health Check-Up Package costs AED 2,091 (USD 570)

Addresses & Working hours:

  • 19th St – Oud Metha
  • Business Central Towers (Sun-Sat 8am-8pm)
  • Galleria Mall Al Barsha (Sun-Sat 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm)
  • Last Exit Al Khawaneej (Sun-Sat 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm)
  • Jumeirah Mall, Al Wasl Rd (Sun-Sat 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm)
  • Mira Town Center – Al Qudra Rd (Sun-Sat 9am-9pm)

Contacts: +971 43775500, 80024392

Canadian Specialist Hospital

This hospital in Deira is one of the largest in Dubai, with more than 500 patients coming in on a daily basis. The hospital offers 19 different packages, including fatty liver dystrophy tests and a coronary angiography package. Mums-to-be might also be interested in delivery packages, which costs AED 8,000 (USD 2,180). If expectant mothers need a cesarean, they will need to pay AED 17,000 (USD 4,630).

Prices:

  • For now, there are 50% off on consultation fees and up to 25% off on uncovered/cash services on weekend appointments only.
  • An Executive health check-up both for men and women costs AED 2,250 (USD 612).
  • The specialized Wellness 2020 package comprises of 20 investigations and consultation and costs only AED 220 (USD 60) which is available until the end of World Expo 2020.

Address: Abu Hail Road, Behind Ministry of Environment and Water, Hor Al Anz, Deira

Working hours: 24/7

Contacts: +971 (4) 7072222; csh.ae.

King’s College Hospital

The hospital is located in Dubai Hills Estate, which is considered one of the best family-friendly communities in the city. There are also medical centers of the King’s College brand in Jumeirah and Dubai Marina. Apart from consultations and checkups, the hospital also offers a post-COVID-19 screening package for AED 1,500 (USD 408) that looks at the overall health of the patient and to make sure that you aren’t suffering from any long symptoms of COVID-19.

King’s College Hospital also offers a weight loss and fitness programme, where patients can lose up to 10 kg in 10 weeks. In addition, the programme not only focuses on weight loss, but also includes training in eating habits, which allows the results to be sustained for years to come.

Prices:

Executive Health Check for men below 40 costs AED 3,500 (USD 953) and for women AED 3,950 (USD 1,075)
Executive Premium Health Check for men above 40 costs AED 4,500 (USD 1,225) and for women AED 4,950 (USD 1,350)
Addresses, Contacts & Working hours:

Dubai Hills Estate, Al Khail Road, Marabea’ East Exit, 247 7777; 24/7
Dubai Marina Medical Center, The Residences at Marina Gate I Floor 1, bookings.mmc@kch.ae; 581 3222; Sat–Fri 8am-9pm
Dubai Jumeirah Medical Centre, Al Kharbash Building 2nd Floor, Billqetair Street (37B street), Umm Suqeim 1, info.jmc@kch.ae; 378 9555; Sat-Fri 9am-8pm

Al Zahra Hospital

The state-of-the-art capacity has 187 beds, and more than 250 doctors and 400 nurses working at Al Zahra Hospital. Here you will find specialists in bariatric surgery, ENT, endocrinology, hematology, orthopedics, plastic surgery and much more. A Fast Track programme based on European Standards helps patients to lose weight which requires one night in the hospital and one week off doing normal activities.

Prices:

Until the end of February 2022, there is a New Year offer for the Generic Men’s Health Checkup with a consultation and general screening which costs AED 711 (USD 194) instead of the usual AED 1,422 (USD 387)
Generic Women’s Health Checkup costs AED 548 (USD 149) instead of 1,096 (USD 298)
Mental Health Package that includes 3 sessions of one hour each is AED 1,425 (USD 388) instead of AED 2,850 (USD 776)
Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd, Near Mashreq Metro Station, Al Barsha 1

Working hours: 24/7

Contacts: +971 4 378 6666, info@azhd.ae

 

How We Can Help

In most cases, family-friendly communities and many areas of Dubai have close proximity to the above-mentioned hospitals. Among the most popular areas among expats and investors are Dubai Hills Estate, Jumeirah, Dubai Healthcare City and others, as they are not only close to medical facilities, but also near to educational institutions, supermarkets, leisure facilities, and have excellent transport links to the rest of the emirate.

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