Abu Dhabi: VPS Healthcare, the leading healthcare provider in the UAE, has launched its flagship Burjeel Day Surgery Center at the Arc Tower, Al Reem Island today. The Center is the largest day surgery center in the Middle East spread over 135,000 sq.ft.
His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohamed Al Hamed, Chairman of Department of Health; Talal Al Dhiyebi, CEO, Aldar Properties, Yussuf Ali, Group Chairman and Managing Director, Lulu Group and other prominent personalities attended the opening of the Center at Al Reem Island.
With 36 specialised physicians, 60 nurses and over 100 support staff, the Burjeel Day Surgery Center is the only medical facility at Reem Island and one of its kind that offers a range of treatments and services for the complete family, including one-day surgeries. The Center also provides Ayurveda treatment – an ancient system of Indian medicine – and Chiropractic – an alternative medicine to treat the musculoskeletal system, along with other specialties.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Center, 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. Our Center will provide families with a wide range of treatment and surgical facilities. “
“VPS Healthcare is aligned with the UAE Government’s vision of providing world-class healthcare services to its people and we believe that this center will set benchmarks for outstanding medical facilities in the UAE. The Government has always steered healthcare-centric policies and this is evident from 2018 federal budget where a significant AED 4.5 billion has been earmarked for the healthcare sector, ” he added.
“I am pleased to welcome the Burjeel Day Surgery into our community on Reem Island. This collaboration between Aldar and VPS has been underway for some time, and I am happy that our residents and visitors to our Community will benefit from all the facilities that it has on offer. Our master planned community on Reem Island is a key destination for Aldar Properties as we create spaces that enhance peoples’ quality of life. Having a market leading facility like Burjeel on Reem Island will cement the destination’s position as one of the most sought after in the Capital.” said Talal Al Dhiyebi, CEO, Aldar Properties.
Al Reem Island, a multi billion planned mixed-use community, has been at the fore front 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 Center facility comprises of 64 consulting suites, three operating theatres, three endoscopy suites, two recovery rooms, 24 day care beds and a robotic pharmacy.
The Center offers a wide range of treatment and OPDs for Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology and Cosmetology, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, ENT, Internal Medicine and Physiotherapy, amongst others.
“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 Center.