AED300 million Saudi German Hospital Opens in Ajman

By Inga Louisa Stevens, Contributing Writer

Saudi German Hospital Group has launched its new AED300 million healthcare facility in Ajman – the group’s third hospital in the UAE after Dubai and Sharjah and 10th in the MENA region.

Expansion Plans

Addressing the gap in medical and surgical needs in the emirates, the 41,000 square meter SGH-Ajman is the largest hospital in Ajman and offers high- tertiary, primary and critical care with new and revolutionary technologies and facilities.

The hospital is the first phase of expansion, and will later include Centres of Excellence, medical colleges and staff accommodation to become a part of Batterjee Medical City.

Speaking during the official launch press conference, Engr. Sobhi A Batterjee, President and Founder of Saudi German Hospitals Group said: “This is just the beginning, and in the next few years we plan to develop the Batterjee Medical City. This will add further value to Ajman in terms of creating job opportunities and providing the UAE health sector with qualified and highly efficient medical staff.”

Hospital Facilities
SGH-Ajman has 200 inpatient beds, 25 ICU beds, a state-of-the-art Cath Lab – which covers vascular, cerebral and cardiac intervention – 46 OPD clinics, seven CCU units, 12 PICU and nine NICU units and a 24/7 Emergency Department. The Operation Theatre comprises four operations rooms, six recovery units, nine ICU units and two isolation rooms. The hospital also offers a wide range of speciality facilities including, Open Heart, Oncology, Neurosurgery, ENT, Maxillo-facial surgery, Obs/Gyn and IVF centers, Laparoscopic and Laser surgeries and trauma management, among others.

The hospital will also offer Cardiac-electrophysiology to diagnose and treat electrical activities of the heart. Moreover, it is one of the only few hospitals in the UAE to have the capacity to convert private rooms into shared rooms in case of emergencies and with a view of disaster management.

State-of-the-art Healthcare
Also commenting during the opening ceremony, Dr Reem Osman, CEO of Saudi German Hospitals (SGH) Group – UAE, added: “Over the years Saudi German Hospitals Group has developed a reputation of offering state-of-the-art and the best possible healthcare experience to the people across the MENA region. Today, we bring the same international standards to Ajman, particularly in the area of critical care. With SGH-Ajman, we have further strengthened our position as a key player in the UAE’s growing healthcare sector catering to both local as well as foreign patients.”

 

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