Middle East's largest health centre opens in the UAE

VPS Healthcare launches Burjeel Day Surgery Centre on Reem Island; includes 64 consulting suites
By Staff writer
Fri 22 Dec 2017 10:11 AM

VPS Healthcare has launched its flagship Burjeel Day Surgery Centre at the Arc Tower, Reem Island which it said is the largest in the Middle East.

With 36 specialised physicians, 60 nurses and over 100 support staff, the centre is the only medical facility at Reem Island and also provides Ayurveda treatment – an ancient system of Indian medicine, along with other specialties.

Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director, VPS Healthcare said: “We are extremely proud to bring unique medical services to the people residing at Al Reem Island and adjoining areas... we believe that this centre will set benchmarks for outstanding medical facilities in the UAE."

Al Reem Island, a multi billion dollar planned mixed-use community, has been at the forefront of the Abu Dhabi government’s real estate development plan in the emirate that includes essential amenities like schools, medical center, shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, gardens, and beaches for an estimated 200,000-plus residents.

The Burjeel Day Surgery Centre facility has a total of 64 consulting suites, three operating theatres, three endoscopy suites, two recovery rooms, 24 daycare beds and a robotic pharmacy.

It offers a wide range of services including cardiology, dentistry, dermatology and cosmetology, pediatrics, family medicine, ENT, internal medicine and physiotherapy.

“We have chosen the services as per the needs and requirements of the community at Reem Island and are welcome to suggestions to add to the list of services being provided,” said Michael Ghani, director of operations, Burjeel Day Surgery Centre.

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