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American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital Dubai

Dubai, UAE   |   Accreditation: JCI, CAP   

P.O Box: 5566

Dubai, UAE


International Patient Relations





The American Hospital Dubai is a 143 bed, acute care, general medical/surgical hospital whose mission is to provide high quality American standard healthcare that will meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the people of Dubai, the UAE and the surrounding Gulf States.

The American Hospital Dubai was therefore planned, designed, built and equipped to meet American Standards of healthcare. We operate to these standards, every day, in everything we do for you. All of our physicians who are credentialed at our hospital are North American Board Certified or of equivalent Western training programs, such as those in United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. We have ensured that we have the expertise to fulfill your medical requirements in comfortable and reassuring surroundings.

 The hospital is the first in the Middle East to get accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) which reassures our continued commitment to the highest quality American Standard of Healthcare in the region. In 2006 the hospital was reaccredited for the third time. The hospital?s Medical Laboratory is also accredited and re accredited in 2005 by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), making it the first private laboratory in the Middle East to be accredited by (CAP).

 The hospital continues to expand its services in primary and secondary care, plus selective tertiary services, to include Centers of Excellence in – Joint Replacement, Heart, Cancer, and Diabetes.


International Patient Services:

Treatment outside your country and away from home can be a real physical challenge, and an emotionally stressful experience for both you and your caring ones. At American Hospital Dubai we understand this concern; and that is why we have established a dedicated competent international patient desk to cater for all your concerns and medical needs in a one stop service. We are committed to make you feel at home, because we know if you feel better, you will heal better.

At the American Hospital Dubai around 20% of our patients come from outside the UAE, from nearby GCC countries all the way to the USA and Europe. We take pride for offering multidisciplinary primary, secondary and tertiary medical care that has been widely acknowledged as being amongst the best in the world.

Our knee Joint replacement program led by Dr. Samih Tarabichi, Cancer Care, state of the art Heart Center, and Cochlear Implants have truly received International world acclaim.

Our North American Board Certified or equivalent Physicians, supported by our western trained nurses, allied health and paramedics, backed by our state of the art facilities and equipment, are made available to provide you with the best quality patient care.



Once you have decided to entrust American Hospital Dubai with your health care, you will only have to correspond with our International Patient Coordinator, who will be totally committed to attend to your needs.

 The International Patient Coordinator will assist you with making your appointments. He will coordinate your referrals to all your services, – the outpatient Clinic, laboratory and pathology, medical imaging, and / or inpatient surgical procedures.

 Based on the medical history and clinical reports provided, we will recommend for you a schedule with the appropriate consultant specialist.

 If it is an inpatient surgery admission, we will advise you of the approximate length of stay, and fees estimates. All our inpatient rooms are private single rooms. VIP suites are available upon request.

 Upon arrival at the hospital, our team will receive you and accompany you throughout the registration and admission process.

 We will also assist you with your follow up visits, and other allied care arrangements such as – rehabilitation, special therapy and pharmacy.


Arrangements for health screening packages for both well man and well women are also available at this desk.

 JCI Accreditation:
Program: Hospital
First Accredited: 25 May 2000
Re-accredited: 28 May 2003
Re-accredited: 27 April 2006


Some of the Medical Services offered at the Hospital:

Ante-Natal classes
Back Care Specialist
Breast Clinic
Cardiopulmonary Department
Cardiopulmonary Department
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dietary Counseling Clinic
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Emergency Medicine
General Surgery
Home Healthcare Services
Infectious Disease
Medical Imaging
Nephrology / Kidney Dialysis
Neurosurgery / Brain and Spinal Surgery
Obesity Clinic
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Orthopedic / Knee Joint Replacement
Pathology and Laboratory
Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Pharmacy Department
Physiotherapy Department
Primary Care Clinic
Pulmonology / Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatism (Rheumatology) and Arthritis – (Bone and Joint)
Special Nurse Education / Counseling
Speech Therapy
Vascular Surgery

 Centers of Execellence:
Total Joint Replacement
Heart Center
Cancer Care Center