HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits Medstar Day Surgery Centre in Dubai

medstarDubai, November 14, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Medstar Day Surgery Centre in Dubai, reviewing the innovative model of day surgery center and its effectiveness. He led a high-level delegation that included Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dr. Haidar Saeed Al Yousuf, Director Health Funding and Member of the DHA Executive Committee & Strategy Council, and other senior officials of the DHA.

Medstar is the first-of-its-kind advanced day surgery center located in Oud Metha, Dubai. Pioneering the concept of a day surgery center in the UAE, Medstar offers world-class surgery and healthcare for patients without the requirement of hospitalization or over-night stay.

The delegation was given a complete tour of the facility, following which the officials discussed and applauded the successful model of developed countries – day care surgery with outpatient consultation.

Dr Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, said, “I am pleased to visit Medstar Day Surgery Centre and understand the various services provided by the facility in Dubai. We consider the private sector to be our partners in delivering high-quality healthcare in line with international best practices and the opening of such specialized centres highlights the growth of the health sector in the Emirate.”

Medstar Day Surgery Centre offers a wide array of aesthetic, anti-aging, health and wellness day surgical procedures approved by DHA. The Centre offers the best in wellness and healthcare with an expert panel of doctors that includes world renowned surgeons from around the world including Beverly Hills, Harley Street, Italy, Turkey as well as India.

Medstar is equipped with cutting-edge infrastructure and unrivalled field expertise specific to day surgeries, complete with consultation rooms, operation theatres, procedure rooms, step down recovery rooms, private day-care cubicles and VIP rooms. In addition, the Centre also offers pathology and radio-diagnostic services as well as in-house pharmacy. The Centre provides customers the convenience of receiving complete surgical care and discharge all within a day.

Commenting on visit, Dr. Sajid Burud, Managing Director of Medstar, said: “It was great honour to have His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the senior officials of the DHA, visit Medstar. Their visit and approval of the facility, and our distinctive model of operation, reassures us that we are on the right track. Medstar has been built on an international model of healthcare which has been very affective worldwide. This model is in line with the vision of Dubai to develop the city’s healthcare infrastructure as one of the best in the world. The day surgery model is a natural progression in healthcare, designed to ensure efficacy in service, cost, time and energy management in healthcare.”

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Dr. Tarun Bhagchandani, Medical Director of Medstar, said “We are pleased to have received such a positive response from the high-level delegation to the facility. Our concept of day surgery has had a great reception since our launch early this year. Our primary focus has been on quality and efficiency, which has been recognized and commended by our customers and patrons.”

Located in the heart of Dubai, the sprawling 20,000 square feet facility is the largest dedicated day surgery center in the UAE. Conceived, managed and designed by doctors and strategic healthcare investors, Medstar offers a one stop destination for surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Medstar Day Surgery Centre specialises in a comprehensive range of procedures, including overall health and wellness as well as aesthetics and anti-aging. The Centre is equipped with consultation rooms, operation theatres, procedure rooms, step down recovery rooms, private day-care cubicles and VIP rooms. In addition, the Centre also offers pathology and radio-diagnostic services as well as in-house pharmacy.

Medstar Day Surgery Centre is operational from 9 am to 9 pm.

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