Dr. Raza Siddiqui
Establishing new benchmarks in healthcare innovation and delivery
- Marvel at the visionary leadership and innovative approach to patient-centric healthcare delivery system that has set new precedents in UAE.
Dr. Raza Sediqui, the CEO of RAK Hospital, and the Arabian Healthcare Group (AHG), has established himself as one of the most renowned names in the healthcare sector in the UAE.
Dr. Raza’expertise spans three decades, and he has worked with some of the most prestigious corporate entities and governmental institutions in the UAE as well as in India. Dr. Raza began his career at acclaimed pharmaceutical companies such as Ranbaxy and Lupin laboratory.
Since then, he has climbed up the corporate ladder at a remarkable pace and now heads the Arabian Healthcare Group, a premier group with RAK Hospital as its flagship brand. This is a premium tertiary care facility that offers cardiac surgery, joint replacements, neurosurgery, minimally invasive surgeries and plastic aesthetic surgery among other disciplines. This 80-bed facility has been accredited by Swiss leading Hospital and JCI (USA).
Dr. Raza’s stewardship, RAK Hospital has acquired the highest standards of excellence within the UAE and beyond. His leadership is a blend of strategic foresight, unwavering dedication, and a personal commitment to health and well-being that transcends the conventional CEO role. Dr. Raza’s approach is holistic; it’s about nurturing the body, mind, and soul of every individual that walks through the hospital doors.
Dr. Raza has been instrumental in AHG’s association with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Shalby Hospitals, Tufts University, University of Sydney and other notable brands to bring expertise to Ras Al Khaimah.
A truly global Indian citizen, Dr. Raza believes that passionate and ethical leadership allows in developing strong organizations that continuously grow and prosper. He also believes in providing his colleagues with an environment that will help them become leaders in their business as well as personal lives.
He has been able to achieve this feat through pioneering efforts in several directions, including the creation of new concepts in healthcare delivery and building support systems for carrying out the task in terms of infrastructure, cutting edge technology and inclusive approaches.
A man of strong values, Dr. Raza is a people’s person. Every employee at RAK hospital is considered a family member. He believes in managing and developing the full potential of his employees at an individual, team-based and organizational level. The human resource plans are aligned with hospital strategy, organizational structure, and framework of key processes. He believes in employing the right resource for the right job which enhances productivity. He is known to promote a blame-free environment, wherein employees are encouraged to report any critical incidents, near-miss incidents and medication variance errors. He promotes an ‘open-door’ policy with his staff, and they are encouraged to come up with creative and innovative ideas for improvement and participation. This not only encourages dynamic and liberal creativity but also empowers each employee.
Under Dr. Raza’s stewardship, RAK Hospital has transformed into a beacon of excellence within the UAE and beyond. His leadership is a blend of strategic foresight, unwavering dedication, and a personal commitment to health and well-being that transcends the conventional role of group leader. Dr. Raza’s approach is holistic; it’s about nurturing the body, mind, and soul of every individual that walks through the hospital doors.
In the dynamic realm of healthcare, where compassion meets innovation, leaders like Dr. Raza Siddiqui emerge as harbingers of change.
- Selected Inspirational Leader by White Page leadership Conclave in 2023
- Under his stewardship, RAK Hospital received the JCI accreditation early in (2007) and reaccredited thrice and recipient of TEMOS, CAP and ISO accreditations.
- Under Dr Raza’s leadership, RAK also received the Swiss Leading Hospitals accreditation, the Health Magazine Award – Best Environment award, Healthcare Asia Award – Best Brand and Leadership, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award, Best healing Environment Hospital in the Middle East
- Personally Dr. Raza has also been recognized on several platforms. He was recently conferred the Forbes Top Healthcare Leaders award he was the recipient of the Emirates Awards of Excellence by the United Nations Global Peace Council.
- Two other significant awards in recent years include “Healthcare CEO of the Year” and the Healthcare Excellence CEO of the year.
“When it comes to healthcare delivery, my philosophy is simple yet profound – to deliver healthcare services that are accessible, affordable, and at par with international standards. This vision is realized through stateof-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and a team of medical professionals who are leaders in their respective fields. While it is important to integrate innovation in technology, telehealth, AI-powered solutions to enhance services, at the core of it all stands the patient who requires the human touch and loving care, and we strive to strike the delicate balance to provide a meaningful experience to our patients.“