Abu Dhabi: The Department of Health Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate, has appointed Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi as a center of excellence (CoE) for adult cardiac surgery.
The announcement was made at DoH’s headquarters in the presence of Dr. Noura Khamis Al Ghaithi, Undersecretary of DoH; Mr. Hasan Al Nowais, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of M42; and Dr. Jorge Guzman, CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, as well as Dr. Mumtaz Khan, Chief of Staff and Interim Chief Medical Officer at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
The Cleveland Clinic provides ICU facilities and cardiac operating rooms, which work with the support of core services that include state-of-the-art multidisciplinary cardiovascular medicine, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and a cutting-edge structural heart program.
“We look forward to the continuous contributions from our partners with the aim of magnifying excellence sector-wide, reinforcing Abu Dhabi’s position as a leading global destination for healthcare,” Dr. Al Ghaiti added.
Mr. Al Nowais commented that “Cleveland Clinic has established itself as a regional and global benchmark for complex care. Recognitions like these further inspire our commitment to excellence, and the M42 network will continue to work closely with the DoH to create a sustainable, state-of-the-art healthcare ecosystem in the emirate.”
Being DoH’s CoE for adult cardiac surgery, the Clinic is set to become a main destination for all patients seeking adult cardiac surgery treatment and services. It will provide patients with access to a wide range of treatment options and quality care in the field of adult cardiac surgery.