Burjeel Royal Hospital Launches State-of-the-Art Emergency Department in Al Ain

Dr Saleh Fares Al Ali, the Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response executive director at the DoH, emphasized the collaborative effort between the health department and the hospital administration to ensure the successful launch of this critical facility

Burjeel Royal Hospital has officially inaugurated a comprehensive 25-bed emergency department, marking a significant milestone in the provision of round-the-clock emergency care services.

The Department of Health (DoH) – Abu Dhabi, recognizing this facility’s vital role in enhancing community health services, granted Burjeel Royal Hospital the license to operate 24×7 emergency care services.


Dr Saleh Fares Al Ali, the Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response executive director at the DoH, emphasized the collaborative effort between the health department and the hospital administration to ensure the successful launch of this critical facility.

“This initiative is poised to address numerous emergency situations effectively, marking a significant and valuable addition for the residents of Al Ain,” Dr. Al Ali stated.

The 25-bed emergency department is led by a team of highly experienced emergency and trauma care experts, including board-certified emergency physicians, nurses, and support staff.

Their dedication is to ensure that adult and pediatric patients receive comprehensive care across a spectrum of medical and surgical emergencies.

John Sunil, the group CEO of Burjeel Holdings, expressed the healthcare group’s commitment to providing communities with the most advanced care, technology, and medical expertise.

“The emergency department’s establishment reflects Burjeel Holdings’ dedication to meeting the highest standards set by the DoH, ensuring that the people of Al Ain have access to top-tier emergency healthcare services,” Sunil remarked.


The inauguration ceremony was attended by key figures, including Dr Al Ali, John Sunil, Ali Khalifa Al Qamzy (General Manager of Al Ain City Municipality), Lieutenant Colonel Saif Juma Al Kaabi (Head of the Ambulance Department in Al Ain City), and other top officials.

Supported by a cadre of hospital specialists in various fields such as cardiac, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonology, general surgery, urology, internal medicine, ENT, ophthalmology, and more, the emergency department aims to provide high-quality holistic emergency medical care promptly and safely.

Dr. Zuhair Alsharafi, the Corporate Director of Emergency Services at Burjeel Holdings, highlighted the incorporation of cutting-edge medical and diagnostic technology.

“We aim to deliver emergency care swiftly, efficiently, and accurately, ensuring patients’ faster and more effective recovery.

The emergency department license enables us to extend our capabilities in meeting the urgent medical needs of the Al Ain region,” Dr. Alsharafi explained.

The department is equipped to handle a broad spectrum of cases, ranging from minor trauma to life-threatening situations, offering treatment for all medical and surgical emergencies.

Dr. Zia Danesh Jummani, the Head of the Department and Consultant in Emergency Medicine, emphasized the strategic location of the hospital in the Central District of Al Ain, enhancing accessibility to critical healthcare services for the community.

The launch of Burjeel Royal Hospital’s emergency department is poised to be a beacon of hope for Al Ain’s residents, ensuring they have access to cutting-edge emergency healthcare services delivered promptly and efficiently.


This article was created using automation technology and was thoroughly edited and fact-checked by one of our editorial staff members

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