A US expatriate who was attacked by a South African Mastiff praises Dubai surgeon’s intervention Dubai: Two years after a South African Mastiff guard dog nearly tore off her arm with its powerful jaws, a Dubai-based American expat has partially regained use of her right limb following extensive surgeries that staved off amputation. Leslie Putnam Orr, 57, told Gulf News that she was grateful for five life-saving surgeries conducted by Dr Christiane Savvidou, hand-surgeon spe..... Read More

The first hospital in the UAE to be 90% staffed by women Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, today inaugurated the Medcare Women & Children Hospital, a 100-bed, state-of-the-art hospital dedicated to women and children, and the first tertiary hospital in the UAE to be 90% staffed by women. In attendance and accompany..... Read More

DUBAI: Hip joint damage can disrupt everyday activities like walking and sitting, leaving normally-active people in pain and immobilized. Hip replacement surgery offers hope to many, and currently the procedure can be performed in a day, with patients going home the very same day. Paul Price was admitted to Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital on the morning of Dec.4. He was taken to the operating room the same day, where Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Chris Whately inserted a new ball-and-socket..... Read More

As the crowd raced towards the Burj Khalifa, and other places to watch fireworks, Sanoob Mohammed Noordeen, an Indian, was excited about reaching the Medcare Women and Children in time. His wife Jisme Yousuf had gone into labour and delivered their second baby girl Afreen Sanoob in the wee hours of January 1, 2017 - one of the first few New Year babies. "My wife is an employee of the same hospital and in fact worked in the delivery section of the hospital, however, it was her own delive..... Read More

For some parents, the way 2017 started was one to remember as they welcomed not only a new year, but a baby too. As the fireworks went off on the stroke of midnight, Athaba Saeed Al Mansoori was born at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi. The first baby to be born this year, she arrived weighing 3.3 kilograms to proud Emirati parents from Abu Dhabi who have four other children. "We are delighted that Athaba was the first baby to be born in 2017," said father Saeed Al Mansoori. &qu..... Read More

Dubai, UAE; 23 May 2016: Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, part of the leading healthcare conglomerate Aster DM Healthcare, has signed an agreement with LaLiga Middle East, a subsidiary of the Spanish Professional Football league, to be its official regional healthcare provider.   Aligned with the partnership which is based on the growing demand for specialised orthopaedic care, the Foot, Ankle and Hand Centres at the Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, one of the most advance..... Read More

Medcare Hospital is pleased to carry out a mock fire drill with the Dubai Civil Defense. The drill, started around 9:15am on Tuesday April 19, 2016, lasted for an hour and tested the rescue capabilities of Dubai Police, Civil Defense, Dubai Ambulance and emergency preparedness plan of the hospital. The drill encompasses all aspects of emergency response, including evacuation and rescue, fire fighting, security, medical services, and communications.  Patients at the hospital were b..... Read More

Sharjah, UAE, April 14, 2016: Medcare, the premium primary care provider of Aster DM Healthcare, set another milestone today as it opened its first clinic in Sharjah. One of the first multi-specialty clinics of its kind in the city, The Medcare Medical Centre in Sharjah signals the brands expansion drive in the wider UAE and has created more jobs for healthcare professionals. Medcare Medical Centre in Sharjah now adds to the existing 2 hospitals, 12 clinics and 5 specialty centres, the dedic..... Read More

Dubai, UAE, 17th April 2016: As a healthcare institution built for the community, Medcare, the premium healthcare arm of Aster DM Healthcare, has launched a new Fertility Centre in the UAE. Providing world class treatment and state-of-the-art medical practice the Medcare Fertility Centre is set to raise the bar in the practice of women’s health and IVF  (In Vitro Fertilization) services regionally. Infertility is a delicate and often sensitive topic for many couples, families and in..... Read More

Chairman of Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres Dr. Azad Moopen met His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami is the chairman of the board of the Dubai Health Authority to discuss further opportunities of investment in healthcare sector. ..... Read More