Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

In September 2006, Cleveland Clinic and Mubadala Development Company signed an agreement to build Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

This 364-bed, tertiary, adult-focused hospital opened the public in May 2015.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is an extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements unique to the Abu Dhabi population. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has six Centers of Excellence in the following Institutes: Heart & Vascular, Neurological, Digestive Disease, Eye, Respiratory, & Critical Care.

Other Institutes include Emergency Medicine, Medical Subspecialties, Surgical Subspecialties, Nursing, Pathology & Laboratory, Imaging, Anesthesiology, and Quality & Patient Safety. In all, more than 40 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

  • The Multi-Organ Transplant Program started in December 2017, with a heart transplant, the first in the UAE. In May 2022, CCAD announced they had performed 100 liver transplants. At July 2021, the program had performed 82 kidney transplants, 52 liver transplants, 10 heart transplants, 6 lung transplants, 3 combined pancreas and kidney transplants, and a combined kidney and liver transplant.

  • The hospital started a Medical Oncology program in 2018, with approximately 1,000 outpatient visits and 270 infusions in 2018.

  • The hospital is building a new tower for transplant and oncology, which hopefully will open in 2021/2022.

  • The hospital achieved Magnet Recognition in autumn 2019.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, adjacent to Sowwah Square. Al Maryah Island is also home to the iconic exchange building, two luxury hotels: Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, and a shopping and restaurant complex, The Galleria.

To learn more about Abu Dhabi, please visit Helen Ziegler & Associate’s page here.

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also the wealthiest emirate and the largest emirate. Wishing to establish itself as the cultural center of the Middle East, it is building a fantasy-like museum to which the Louvre will lend exhibits.

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, population approximately 9.7 million (2017 est. 12% Emirati citizens and 88% expatriates), is one of the most westernized countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

Three large cities: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai (the UAE's most internationally-known city), and Al Ain (the university centre with a medical school). Has a long coastline and the Hajar Mountains to the East, which are great for hiking. Popular with tourists who come from Europe and from throughout the region. more



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