Live in-person:

30 Jan - 2 Feb 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre


4 Jan - 2 Mar 2023

Putting healthcare transformation into action


Elegancia Healthcare 


Tuesday 31st January | 13:00

Transformation Zone | P.L10




Learning Objectives

  • Private investment alignment with the public sector mandate and Qatar National Vision 2030
  • The current state of healthcare delivery: challenge of access & patient experience & nascent private sector
  • Investing in a patient Centered healthcare model/A closer look at the person-Centered healthcare model at Elegancia Healthcare
  • Creating an environment of healing / With a primary intention to invite nature inside the hospital, the spaces host aquariums, a healing garden and art throughout the complex
  • International healthcare affiliations (Cedars-Sinai international of Los Angeles, California – USA, WMC GmbH – German Healthcare consultant, ASAN Medical center – Korea)
  • Redefining patient experience using AIDET

Company bio

Elegancia Healthcare, part of Elegancia Group, is a healthcare leader in Qatar. The company was founded on the principles of compassion and global excellence, driven by a commitment to deliver unmatched patient-focused experiences and allowing people to lead better and healthier lives.

Elegancia’s Healthcare services and facilities include acute care hospitals, specialty ambulatory services, family health centers, telehealth & telemedicine, and public/private partnerships. Moreover, thanks to its strategic partnerships with top global players, Elegancia Healthcare is now at the forefront of the industry.



Dr Bassam Sayad
Cluster CEO
Elegancia Healthcare

Dr Bassam Sayad is a board-certified Healthcare Executive with over 25 years of international experience in the healthcare field, including medical operations, healthcare strategic planning, and managing investments across markets. He serves as the inaugural Cluster CEO of Elegencia Healthcare based out of Doha, Qatar.

Elegencia Healthcare is working with international partners such as Cedars Sinai Medical in Los Angles, USA, to establish world class healthcare facilities in Doha and the region. Prior to that, Dr. Bassam served as the first General Manager and member of the board of Clemenceau Medical Center in Dubai (CMC- Dubai). CMC-Dubai is part of the Johns Hopkins affiliated Clemenceau Medicine International (CMI) network of hospitals in Beirut, Riyad and Dubai. Prior to joining CMC – Dubai, he was part of Dubai-based private equity TVM – Capital, as Chief Operating Officer and member of the executive committee of the board of its portfolio company Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center.

As company COO, select key responsibilities included: Providing strategic direction to integrate operational processes across the platform; Developing and leading strategic framework for service line and market expansion; Directing the outpatient services, increasing patient visits & revenue; Developing and overseeing CMRC’s Patient Experience Program; Leading CMRC’s international partnership with European rehabilitation center; Developing and leading CMRC’s strategic technology roadmap including selection and implementation of EMR.

Prior to relocating to the region, his tenure with Johns Hopkins Medical System in the USA and Johns Hopkins Medicine International extended over 20 years with leadership roles including Managing Director of Global Services for the Middle East and North Africa region, Director of Pathology and Laboratory services, as well as Faculty Associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Planning. Additional leadership roles included Chief Executive Officer of Al Noor Hospital, Khalifa branch in Abu Dhabi, UAE, where he drove the strategic turn-around plan and oversaw the hospital’s system integration strategy with an enhanced clinical model and a master facility plan.

Dr. Bassam is a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and President of the organization’s Middle East North Africa group.