Al Zahra Hospital

Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha 1 , Dubai, DU, United Arab Emirates
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  • Al Zahra Private Hospital Dubai is a world-class medical facility providing tertiary care in multiple specialties and has attained national and international accreditations.
  • The 187 bedded hospital has state-of-the-art infrastructure and is equipped with top-notch technology, offering basic to complex medical interventions.
  • The hospital has a team of accomplished medical professionals having international reputation along with highly trained support staff team constituting specialized nurses, paramedical team and others.
  • This premier healthcare service provider aims to deliver first-rate quality clinical care to all the patients on a global level.


Bariatric Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Services for International patients

  • Al Zahra Hospital is well-equipped medical centre, governed on international standards and offering excellent healthcare services to domestic as well as international patients travelling to seek treatment.         
  • International Patients’ Desk at the hospital caters to the needs of international patients during their treatment and travel.         
  • The International Patients’ Coordinator assists the foreign patients in arranging their travel and treatment plans, and also ensure that they receive personalized care and comfort throughout their curative journey.

Facilities for International patients:

  • Communication with the experts         
  • Assistance in planning travel details         
  • Transportation service from airport to hospital         
  • Assistance in arranging accommodation         
  • Global cuisine


Nearest Airport: Dubai International Airport is 27.9 km away from the hospital and takes approximately 30 min to reach via road.         

Located close to many hotels and guest houses.

At A Glance

  • Languages spoken : Arabic, English, Urdu
  • Established in 2012
  • Total of 120 doctors
  • Total of 187 beds

Awards and recognition

  • Guinness world record for the most blood cholesterol readings in 8 hours.
  • UAE’s Distinguished Hospital Award



Al Zahra Hospital performs 387 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.

Bariatric Surgery


Colorectal medicine

Ear Nose & Throat



General Medicine

General Surgery





Obstetrics & Gynecology



Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure in which the vitreous humor (the jelly-like substance in the middle of the eye) is partially or completely removed or replaced. In this surgery, the doctor will access the vitreous humor, suction it out, and perform any other necessary eye procedures such as repairing the retina. Then, the doctor will fill the empty space with an air bubble or oil. This procedure might be done in the case of vitreous hemorrhage or retinal detachment.

23 Gauge Vitrectomy

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Posterior Vitrectomy

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Ophthalmology Doctor directory

Dr. Sivakami A Pai Inquire Now

Dr. Sivakami A Pai is a Vitreo-retinal surgeon with 19 years of experience in Ophthalmology. She is expert in medical and surgical management of diabetic retinopathy. She is practicing Vitreo-retina in UAE since 8 years and worked in reputed government and private hospitals. She is reviewer and authored many articles in peer reviewed Ophthalmic journals.

Dr. Yaser Habrawi Inquire Now

Dr. Yaser Habrawi graduated from University of Aleppo, Syria in 1980. He has a long experience of almost 25 years in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery with special interests in the anterior segment. Performing phacoemulsification surgery (cataract surgery with no stitches) with foldable intraocular lens implants, keratoplasty (penetrating, lamellar and deep anterior lamellar), glaucoma surgery and squint surgery. He also has more than 15 years experience in corneal refractive surgery, performing conventional LASIK, femtosecond LASIK, intracorneal ring segments and collagen cross linking.


Pediatric Cardiology

Plastic Surgery


Radiation Therapy

Reproductive medicine

Spinal Surgery


Vascular surgery


Dr. Hassan El-Tamimi

Cardiologist | Consultant-Cardiology 


Dr. El-Tamimi, completed his training in Internal Medicine at Leeds General Infirmary, University of Leeds, England. He completed his cardiology training and was a Senior Lecturer at The Royal Post-graduate Medical School, University of London, and the Hammersmith Hospital, London, England. He later moved to the United States and was a faculty member in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Later he joined the University of Texas, Houston and the Texas Heart Institute. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Mark C Janowski

 | Specialist - Emergency Medicine 


Dr. Janowski brings 10+ years of experience from the United States in the areas of internal medicine, routine gynecology, and pediatrics to share with the Dubai community. Dr. Mark has practiced in many settings including emergency rooms, hospital wards, and outpatient centers. Dr. Janowski completed his medical training at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC in 2001 and arrived in Dubai in 2010. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Mehdad Fazel

General Practitioner  | 


10 years\'s experience in area of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics. Practice in Clinics as Family doctor and G.P. and in Hospital as an ER doctor and resident physician and also in emergency organization as an assistant director. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Piotr Zalewski

 | Specialist - Emergency Medicine 


Dr Piotr brings 15 years of experience in Rescue and Emergency. He has practiced in many settings, including pre-hospital and hospital environment: emergency rooms, hospital wards and ambulance stations. He has worked as a medical coordinator of Polish State Fire Service for 10 years. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Hasan Hadad

 | Specialist - Emergency Medicine

M.D., M.S.

He brings over 15 years of experience in emergency medicine and critical care. He has worked in the intensive care unit at Rashid Hospital, DHA, Dubai from 2003-2015 and was part of the critical care training program. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Osman El-Labban

 | Consultant - Family Medicine 

BSc, MB BCH, FRCGP (int.)

Dr Osman El-Labban is a family medicine consultant and head of the department of family medicine department at Al Zahra Hospital in Dubai. He is a graduate of the American University of Beirut and has obtained the Arab Board certification in family medicine and FRCGP (int.) from Royal College of General Practitioners in U.K., in addition to Graduate Certificate in women Health (Australia) & Graduate certificate in medical education, Keele University (U.K.). View Detailed Profile

Dr. Rola Ali Hassan

 | Consultant - Family Medicine 


She graduated from the American university of Beirut in medicine and did a year of pediatrics. This was followed by studying family medicine in the united states, and being certified by the American board of family medicine. After that she returned to Lebanon to work in different enterprises (Clemenceau medical center, American university of Beirut health services) as both an inpatient and outpatient family physician. View Detailed Profile

Dr.  Aline Abi Khalil

 | Specialist - Family Medicine 


Dr Aline ABI KHALIL is a Lebanese family medicine specialist, DHA licensed, holder of the Arab board of family medicine, living and practicing in Dubai since 2013. After receiving her medical doctorate in 2007 from SAINT JOSEPH UNIVERSITY, she completed her family medicine residency at HOTEL DIEU DE FRANCE HOSPITAL in 2012. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Anil Kumar Saxena

Nephrologist | Consultant - Nephrologist 

B.Sc., MBBS, MD (Alig.), FRCP (Dublin), FASN

Dr. Saxena accomplished his MBBS and MD degrees in Medicine from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India. He acquired his Membership of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCP) in 1998 and Fellowship (FRCP) in 2004. He was awarded Fellowship of American Society of Nephrology (FASN) in 2010. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos

Gastroenterologist | Consultant - Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist 


Dr Filippos Georgopoulos is a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Al Zahra Private Hospital in Dubai, UAE since late 2012. He is a graduate of University of Crete in Greece finishing his Gastroenterology Fellowship training in Athens General Hospital in Greece in 2000. He subsequently subspecialized with a clinical fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland where later he became Consultant Gastroenterologist up to 2003. View Detailed Profile


  • 24 Hr Pharmacy
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • ATM
  • Blood Bank
  • Cafe
  • Car Hire
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Flight Booking
  • Foreign Exchange Services
  • Health Insurance Coordination
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • International Cuisines
  • Interpreter Services
  • Local Tourism Options
  • Pathology Lab
  • Rehabilitation
  • Special Dietary Requests
  • Translation services
  • Travel Booking assistance
  • TV in room


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