10 Best Hospitals in Dubai

In a global survey released by Bloomberg in 2018, the United Arab Emirates ranked 10th in the world in terms of best healthcare systems, besting other global leaders Norway, Canada, and Sweden. This has been one of the many reasons why foreigners from all parts of the world continue to travel to the UAE for work, leisure or medical purposes.  

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Furthermore, according to the annual survey, the UAE also topped the list of best health care systems in the region. Through the years, the UAE has improved its standard of healthcare and has consistently upgraded its health infrastructures, where medical facilities are modern and easily accessible to both expats and locals alike.   

10 Best Hospitals in DubaiWhere to Get Top Medical Services in Dubai

In this post, we will list down the top 10 hospitals in Dubai. The emirate is home to many hospitals that provide the best treatment options for patients. If you require medical services, there are plenty of healthcare groups in the UAE, most of which are also based in Dubai.

It is for these reasons that the UAE has extended efforts most especially during times of crisis to other countries to offer medical help, safety interventions, and important supplies, particularly during the global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Check out our list of hospitals in Dubai so you can directly visit them if you need health or medical services. These facilities are widely known in the UAE and the region for providing quality medical care and comfort in a safe and reliable environment:

1 – Emirates Hospital

One of Dubai’s top medical facilities, the Emirates Hospital, is a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare and is a pioneer in medical, cosmetic, and rehabilitation services throughout the UAE. 

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The Emirates Hospital provides customized clinical solutions for patients in Dubai to help them improve their quality of life by empowering them to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

The Emirates Hospital houses a team of world-class medical professionals and state-of-the-art facilities to provide treatment across various medical disciplines such as cardiology, dermatology, lung science, nephrology, and urology. Additionally, it also offers various advanced diagnostic services. This means that if you need to get an ultrasound or an X-Ray exam in time, this is the ideal place to get these services from.  

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

Contact Information: +971 800 444444

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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2 – Asters Hospital Mankhool

The Asters Hospital has been operating in the emirate since 1987. Through the years, Aster has become one of the leading corporate groups in the country. The company covers a range of vertical healthcare markets from clinics, pharmacies, and hospitals to modern medical cities.

10 Best Hospitals in Dubai
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Moreover, the hospital boasts of a team of competent healthcare professionals who provide medical and diagnostic services at a reasonable price. In addition to Manhall’s renowned multi-specialty hospital, Aster also operates clinics, medical centers, and pharmacies in Dubai and other parts of the UAE.

Address: Near Sharaf DG – Mankhool, Kuwait Road, Al Mankhool – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 4 440 0500

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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3 – Canadian Specialist Hospital

Conceived through the idea of Mohammad Rashid Al Falasi, the Canadian Specialist Hospital has since become one of the largest private hospitals in Dubai.

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The healthcare facility observes the best health care practices to provide diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation services. And to better serve this purpose, the medical center also offers comprehensive medical packages.

Address: Behind Ministry of Environment and Water – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 4 707 2222

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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4 – Medeor

Operating under the Meidi Healthcare Group, which has taken medical excellence to new heights, Medeor has become one of the best hospitals in Dubai. The hospital boasts of a competent team of medical professionals and advanced medical facilities to ensure safe, personalized, and timely delivery of health services as well as clinical solutions to patients of all ages. 

10 Best Hospitals in Dubai
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Address: Consulates Area, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Bur Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 800 900600

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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5 – Med Care Hospital Al Safa

Med Care is one of Dubai’s top hospital chains in terms of services and medical expertise provided to patients with various needs. The hospital has a competitive network of health professionals that can offer unique solutions in the fields of cardiology, urology, and ENT. Also, Med Care is known for its holistic approach to health, serving several communities in Dubai such as those in Al Safa and Sheikh Zayed Road areas.

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Address: Near Al Safa Park – Al Hadiqa Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 800 6332273

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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6 – Mediclinic – Al Qusais

Internationally recognized as one of the largest private hospitals in Dubai and a hospital in the rest of the UAE, Mediclinic boasts of more than 22 clinics, seven hospitals, and 35 medical centers in Al Ain, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi.

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Mediclinic provides patients with state-of-the-art healthcare solutions that embody the core values ​​of simplicity, agility, and accessibility, offering a wide range of specialty services in gynecology and obstetrics, family medicine, and dermatology 

Address: #4,Ground Floor,Dubai Residential Oasis,Damascus Street,Al Qusais – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 4 602 8999

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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7 – NMC Healthcare – Deira

There are many big hospital groups in Dubai, but NMC has established a brand for their sincere commitment to patient well-being. 

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On top of this, their doctors specialize in many disciplines, including general, otolaryngology, gynecology, and dental, so you can quickly seek their advice when you need it. NMC is affiliated with major domestic and international insurance companies, and it is an excellent choice for people living in Deira, DIP, or Al Nahda. It is also one of the most affordable hospitals in Dubai.

Address: Metro Station – Abu Hail Rd, Hor Al Anz, Deira – Near Salahuddin St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 4 233 9900

Timings: Open Daily from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

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8 – Saudi German Hospital

With its strong presence in the region, the Saudi German Hospital, which opened its first branch in Jeddah in 1988, has expanded in nearby locations including the UAE with several branches opened in Dubai, Ajman, and Sharjah. 

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First established in the UAE in 2012, the Saudi Arabian German Hospital Dubai offers a wide range of medical services. It has 35 specialized centers, 24 ICUs, 12 NICUs and 11 PICU beds, six operating rooms, and a fully equipped dialysis room.

To meet patient needs and comfort, there are also deluxe suites (one bedroom and two halls with lounge and dining area), royal suites (two bedrooms and two bedrooms with lounge and dining area), and standard rooms. 

Address: Hessa Street 331 West, Al Barsha 3, Exit 36 Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite of American School – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 800 2211

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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9 – Thumbay Hospital

With several branches in Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, and Dubai, the Thumbay Hospital Chain has become one of the most reliable clinics in the UAE. Aside from its extensive healthcare services offered across the country, it also boasts of many clinics and pharmacies as well as a range of diagnostic laboratories.

10 Best Hospitals in Dubai
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The Thumbay Group’s hospital also has well-equipped emergency rooms and offers a variety of other conveniences such as the services of a dietitian, a 24/7 pharmacy, an electronic kiosk, a coffee shop, and a terrace restaurant.  

Address: 13th Street, Near Stadium Metro Station, Behind Lulu Hypermarket, Al Qusais – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 4 603 0555

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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10 – Zulekha Hospital

 And last but not least is the Zulekha Hospital, which is known as one of Dubai’s leading maternity hospitals. Aside from its specialty – maternity care, the hospital also offers a wide range of services such as general health, vaccination, and plastic surgery packages. Zulekha Hospital’s essential health services start at AED 800. 

10 Best Hospitals in Dubai
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Address: Opp Al Nahda Park – 204th Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact Number: +971 600 524442

Timings: Open Daily for 24 hours

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Dubai has a lot of reputable medical facilities – both public and private. And the government also makes sure that all services are of top quality and are affordable as well as accessible to their residents.

Expats who wish to avail services from public hospitals need to apply for a health card from the Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS).

Meanwhile, the Dubai Government has also established an enormous medical center the size of a small city, appropriately named Dubai Healthcare City (DHC), to service both expats and Emiratis alike.

The DHC is a large complex of medical buildings and institutions, which includes hospitals, clinics, teaching and research facilities, pharmacies and partnerships with international institutions, including Boston University and Harvard Medical School among others.

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