Burjeel Medical Center opens in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi

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Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi's leading tertiary care facility, announced the opening of its new medical facility, Burjeel Medical Center (BMC) in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.

The official inauguration was held in the esteemed presence of HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development of the UAE, with Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Managing Director of VPS Healthcare; Dr. Ali Obaid Al Ali, CEO-Abu Dhabi Hospitals of VPS Healthcare; and Mr. Clancey Po, CEO of Burjeel Hospital , Abu Dhabi.


The new center is conveniently located on the 1st floor of Makani Mall, giving members of the growing community in Al Shamkha and people living in neighboring areas easy access to excellent healthcare.


On the occasion of the launch, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Managing Director - VPS Healthcare said, "Our mission has always been to make world-class medical services conveniently available to the residents of Abu Dhabi. The new medical center in Al Shamkha is set to provide top-of-the-line medical services in a 7-star environment and is anchored on our tireless commitment to provide only the best healthcare in the region."


Dr. Ali Obaid Al Ali, CEO-Abu Dhabi Hospitals of VPS Healthcare, stressed the Group's commitment to increase its scope of services to reach out to different parts of the emirate. "Al Shamkha is a neighborhood popular among the Emirati community with a growing group of expatriates. The opening of BMC Al Shamkha reflects our passion to make a stronghold in healthcare and create committed partnerships with communities."


Mr. Clancey Po, CEO - Burjeel Hospital said, "We are extremely excited to launch our fourth satellite facility in the region. With the growing demand for quality healthcare in the emirate, in the country, and in GCC, we are set to expand our reach as we open more clinical facilities in the coming months and years. Our fast-growing network is a genuine manifestation of Burjeel's commitment to extend 'the art of healing' in every community."


Medical services at BMC Al Shamkha will include specialty services such as internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, general surgery, dental, orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, dermatology. The center will host special physician visits in specialties such as neurology, urology, nephrology, and pulmonology. The center also has comprehensive radiology services, an in-house laboratory and a well-stocked pharmacy.


Supporting the Heath Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) initiative, Burjeel Medical Center will also offer the Weqaya screening program. The program provides patients access and information to and about their health reports and screening results to enable a better understanding of their health status.


The center also supports diagnostic and medication requirements of guests as it houses comprehensive Radiology services with 1.5 Tesla MRI unit, in-house Laboratory and well-stocked Pharmacy.