Nmc Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi
( Abu Dhabi, UAE )


NMC Royal Hospital believes that the patients should be treated by physicians upholding the highest standards of medical ethics ensuring the highest quality of health care delivery. The hospital believes in providing short stay to reduce the costs whilst practicing evidence-based medicine choosing domiciliary treatment and conservative management over surgical options wherever possible.

The medical staff are trained in best global healthcare practices delivering quality healthcare to not only those living in the capital but patients from across the UAE and GCC.

The built to accommodate 500 beds hospital has an easy access from Al Ain and Dubai and serves as a tertiary referral center with 24 hours emergency services and an integrated network of ambulance services. The hospitals state-of-the-art critical care units include a dedicated cardiac unit with round the clock intensivist cover. A team of more than 90 doctors which consists of 32 consultants and 28 specialists are primarily western qualified - this is one of the highest consultant ratios in the country.

They provide the best clinical care in the country including a detailed chronic disease management program. The five pillars of our medical program are Cardiac Sciences, Emergency Medicine & Critical Care, Mother and Child Health, Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Neuro Sciences. The OPD are run only by specialists and consultants

Why Choose Us

  • The five pillars of our medical program are Cardiac Sciences, Emergency Medicine & Critical Care, Mother and Child Health, Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Neuro Sciences.

  • They provide the best clinical care in the country including a detailed chronic disease management program. The OPD are run only by specialists and consultants.

  • NMC Royal Hospital is equipped with the most advanced technology and its medical staff are trained in best global healthcare practices delivering quality healthcare to not only those living in the capital but patients from across the UAE and GCC.

  • A team of more than 90 doctors which consists of 32 consultants and 28 specialists are primarily western qualified - this is one of the highest consultant ratios in the country.

  • Patients From: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Ghana, Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, UK, USA, Canada, Australia.

Centres of Excellence

General Surgery | Dermatology & Cosmetology | Endocrinology | Oncology-Medical & Surgical | Nephrology | Urology | Opthalmology | Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics | Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation | Cardiology | Orthopaedics | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Bariatric Surgery | Endocrinology | Gastroenterology

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228 procedures across 22 specialties.

Cardiology (16 procedures) Heart Transplantation

Aortic Valve Replacement

Cardiologist Consultation

Coronary Angioplasty (Balloon)

Heart Bypass

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Valvuloplasty Surgery

Coronary Angiography

Pacemaker Implantation Surgery

Coronary Angiogram

Defibrillator Implant

Catheter Ablation Heart Arrhythmia

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant

Mitral Valve Replacement

Stent Insertion

Closed Heart Surgery

Bariatric Surgery (1 procedures) Gastric Band Surgery

Ophthalmology (12 procedures) Cataract Surgery

Retinal Disorders

Glaucoma Treatment


Laser Cataract Surgery

Cornea Transplant

Eye Surgery

Macular Degeneration

Eye Examination

Eye Muscle Repair

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)

Pediatrics and Neonatology (8 procedures) Pediatric Dermatology


Pediatric Urology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Behavior issues

Emotional issues

Academic issues

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (19 procedures) Skin Burns

Breast Enhancement


Complex Facial Reconstruction


Varicose Veins Treatment

Brow Lift

Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Male breast reduction

Breast Augmentation

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Arm Lift

Butt Lift


Thigh Lift

Wrinkle Treatment

Scar Removal

Dermal Fillers

Chest Lift

Urology and Nephrology (10 procedures) Kidney Stones

Kidney Transplantation

Turp Surgery





Ureteral Stone Removal

Urology Consultation

Urology Ultrasound

Neurology and NeuroSurgery (19 procedures) Spine Disorders


Multiple Sclerosis

Alzheimer's Disease

Deep Brain Stimulation


Brain Aneurysm Repair

Epilepsy Surgery

Spinal Disc Hernias

Brain Tumour Surgery

Parkinson’s disease

Stroke Surgery

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Spinal Fusion Surgery

Huntington's Disease Consultation

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Consultation

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Intracranial Hemorrhage

Spine Surgery

ENT (8 procedures) Vertigo Treatment



Coblator Surgery

Cochlear Implants

Sinus Surgery



Dental Sciences (18 procedures) Crowns & Bridges

Maxillofacial Surgery

Root canal treatment

Tooth filling





Dental Implant


Inlays / Onlays

Teeth Whitening


Tooth Extraction

Dental Bridge

Bone Graft



Endocrinology and Diabetology (6 procedures) Adrenal Disorders

Thyroid Disorders

Pituitary Disorders

Lipid disorders

Precocious puberty

Growth hormone disorders

Interventional Radiology (2 procedures) Mammography

Breast biopsy

Dermatology (15 procedures) Carboxytherapy


Keratosis Pilaris Treatment

Milia Removal

Pigmentation Treatment

Psoriasis Treatment

Rosacea Treatment

Skin Cancer Screening

Botox Treatment




Skin Tags and Wart removal

Injection Lipolysis

Allergy Testing

Oncology (14 procedures) Gynaecologic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Prostate Biopsy


Breast Cancer

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment

Stereotactic Surgery

Hodgkin Lymphoma



Bone Marrow Transplant (Stem Cell)

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

Melano Treatment

IVF (3 procedures) Artificial Insemination

In Vitro Fertilization

Hormone Test

Gastroenterology (19 procedures) Colonoscopy

Gallbladder Removal


Haemorrhoids Treatment

Liver Transplantation

Crhon's disease

Esophagel Manometry

Biofeed Back




Liver Transarterial Chemoembolozation (TACE)

Esophageal and Gastric Surgery

Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Laparoscopic Hernioplasty

Laparoscopic antireflux surgeries


Liver Biopsy

General Surgery (7 procedures) Hernia Repair Surgery


Dorsal Slit

Perianal Abcess


Liver resection

Orthognathic Surgery

Orthopaedics (18 procedures) Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Joint Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement (Knee Arthroplasty)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rotator Cuff Repair

Shoulder Replacement

Total Knee Replacement ( B/L )

Elbow Replacement Surgery

Bunion Surgery

Knee Surgery

Wrist Arthroscopy


Meniscus Surgery

Tendon Repair

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shoulder Arthroscopy


Hip Replacement Surgery

Obstetrics and Gynaecology (26 procedures) Normal Delivery

Cesarean Delivery


Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Pap smear test



Cervical Conization

Dilation and Curettage

Endometriosis Treatment

Female Sterilization



Tubal Ligation Reversal

Cervical Biopsy

Colposcopy Directed Biopsy








Fetal Echocardiography

Gynaecology Checkup

Minimally Invasive Gynaecologic Surgery

Pulmonology (2 procedures) Video Bronchoscope


Rheumatology (3 procedures) Dermatomyositis

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Metabolic Bone Disease

Women and Child Health (1 procedures) Follicle Tracking Ultrasound

Haematology (1 procedures) Acute leukemia

Dr. Dinesh Banur

Consultant Paediatrics

Qualification : MBBS,DCH, MRCPCH (UK), FRCPCH (UK), CCT (London school
Languages Spoken ( English and Hindi )
Areas of Interest :
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric conditions

Overview : Dr. Dinesh views Paediatrics as a very rewarding specialty and has deep passion for his work. He believes in the concept of treating his patients with compassion and kindness. He takes pride in putting a smile back on the child's face and has a very effective way of communicating with children's parents regarding their diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Dinesh has published papers in international medical journals. He has written a chapter in American text book of clinical Paediatrics. His posters have been accepted at several International Paediatric Gastroenterology meetings. He has been invited as speaker at many international meetings.

Dr. Ahmed Amer Hachem

Urology and Andrology

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( Arabic, English and French )
Areas of Interest :
  • Laser Surgery for the Prostate, tumors and stones
  • Radical surgery for cancers
  • Reconstructive Urology
  • Endo-urology

Overview : Scope of service: Laser Surgery for the Prostate, tumors and stones, Open urological procedures, Female urology procedures. Radical surgery for cancers, Reconstructive Urology, Endo-urology; diagnostic and therapeutic Mini-invasive stones management including ureteroscopy and percutaneous surgery, Congenital malformations repair, Laparoscopy, Extracorporeal lithotripsy (ESWL), Andrological investigations and management of male Infertility and sexual dysfunction, Uro-ultrasound; Trans-abdominal, Trans-rectal and echo guided biopsies.

Dr. Gilbert Ayoub

General And Laparoscopic Surgery

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( Arabic, German, English, French and Russian )
Areas of Interest :
  • Endocrine and surgical Oncology
  • Vascular and thoracic Surgery
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Neck Lymph Nodes Dissection for cancer with Neuromonitoring

Overview : Dr. Gilbert worked as a Consultant Surgeon/Deputy HOD at one of the most well-known Endocrine and surgical Oncology, general, vascular and thoracic Surgery Department in St. Marie Hospital Siegen/Germany with over 600 Thyroid Surgeries per Year. The Department includes the most innovative and professional modern equipments for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, including thyroidectomy and Neck Lymph Nodes Dissection for cancer with Neuromonitoring . He has large and vast experience as well in Colorectal Diseases and Operations such as Laparoscopic Colon resection (Right and left Hemi-colectomy, Sigmoid, / and rectum resection ), Hemorrhoids and Anal Prolapse Surgeries ( Ultrasound guided Ligation and Repair), Reconstructive surgery for fistula and anal Fissure, Trans-anal Tumor excision, ultrasound guided interventions, as in vascular Diseases and Operations such as Varicose Vein Surgery.

Dr. Husam M Saleh

Consultant Neurosurgery Surgeon

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( English )
Areas of Interest :
  • neck pain, back pain
  • Sciatica, spasticity
  • Brain tumors
  • Hydrocephalus

Overview : From 2004 to 2012, he was with the Neurosurgery National Centre in The State of Kuwait, Ibn Sina Hospital. During this period, he practised in the sub-specialties of neurovascular, skull base and management of spasticity with Baclofen pump under supervision of one of the top pioneers in Neurosurgery - The head of prestigious All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India - Prof. Dr. B.S. Sharma, former president of The Skull Base Surgery Society of India (SBSSI). Dr. Saleh's most recent assignment was with the Neurosurgery Department at Mafraq Hospital, a leading trauma and surgery quaternary care hospital, with a qualified Neuro-trauma and Neuro-spine team. Dr. Saleh has published articles in various international journals and has also presented papers at national and international conferences. He holds membership of several prestigious professional bodies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), World Federation of Neurosurgical societies (WFNS) and holds a current license to practice with the General medical Council, UK. His main interests are neck pain, back pain, sciatica, spasticity, brain tumors and hydrocephalus.

Dr. Joseph Kamal Muhammad

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( English )
Areas of Interest :
  • Management of facial deformity
  • Facial trauma
  • Dental implantology
  • Minor oral surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery medicine

Overview : Dr Joseph also has FRCS OMFS and the American Board of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, which he obtained in 2004. In 2009, he was runner up in the best facial reconstructive case category for Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Dental Facial Cosmetics Awards. After his training in the UK he was appointed consultant in OMFS at Al Jazeira Hospital. He later became Head of OMFS at Mafraq Hospital and Head of the Dental Department at Al Rahba Hospital, whilst continuing to provide an OMFS service. Dr Joseph's special interests include the management of facial deformity, facial trauma, dental implantology, minor oral surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery medicine. He has published papers in peer review journals and reviews manuscripts for several journals. He presents internationally and is an AOCMF faculty member.

Dr. Kamal Al Abdi

Cardiac Sciences

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( Arabic, English and German )
Areas of Interest :
  • Performing of left and right heart catheterization
  • Coronary angiography and angioplasty with/without stent implantation
  • Performing of acute angiography and intervention
  • Insertion of temporary pacemaker and haemodynamic support devices

Overview : Dr. Kamal has worked as a Consultant Internal Medicine and Cardiology for more than 14 years, he is experienced in the management and treatment of cardiac patients, covering almost the entire spectrum of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Kamal has worked in Al Ain Hospital, from August 2010 to September 2015 where he was the Head of the Cardiology Department. He commissioned the Cath lab there and established a 24/7 intervention service regime for acute heart attack patients (STEMI). Quality and volume of other cardiac services such as CCU, general ward, non-invasive cardiac labs and improved the service levels of the OP clinics. Under his stewardship the coveted JCI accreditation and its re-accreditation were achieved. Dr. Kamal’s areas of interest are coronary artery disease, performing of left and right heart catheterization, coronary angiography and angioplasty with/without stent implantation, performing of acute angiography and intervention for patients with acute MI, insertion of temporary pacemaker and haemodynamic support devices (intra-aortic balloon pump, impella) for patients in cardiogenic shock, management and follow up of patients with arrhythmias, heart failure and valvular diseases.

Dr. Mohammed Monkez Alwani


Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( Arabic, English and German )
Areas of Interest :
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement Surgery and Trauma

Overview : Dr. Alwani has over 17 years of experience in Orthopedics and has worked various hospitals in Germany such as City Academic Hospital in Frankenberg, University Clinic in Marburg and Elisabeth Clinic in Olsberg amongst others. Besides this Dr. Alwani has attended various international conferences, certificate programs and workshops on Joints Arthroscopy and Traumatology of Pelvis/Acetabulum across Europe. His key area of interest Shoulder Arthroscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, Joint Replacement Surgery and Trauma.

Dr. Ritu Nambiar

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Qualification : MBBS,MS
Languages Spoken ( Hindi, English )
Areas of Interest :
  • High Risk pregnancies
  • Reproductive medicine/IVF
  • Comprehensive gynaecological practice

Overview : She moved to Riyadh, KSA in 2004 till 2008 where she established a successful practice managing High Risk pregnancies, reproductive medicine/IVF, and comprehensive gynecological practice. She received Doctor of the year award in 2006 for her outstanding performance at al Warood. In 2009, she joined al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, managed by SEHA in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Baltimore USA and worked as the HOD of the Department of OBGYN till June 2017. Here she established the maternity assessment unit, colposcopy clinic, prompt training for Rahba staff and worked on several Quality improvement projects in addition to providing clinical cover for high risk pregnancies. As project leader, she received the Silver prize for the 2014 SEHA Transformational event on Gestational Diabetes. She received Employee of the Year Award in 2012 for her outstanding performance at al Rahba hospital and was selected in SEHA 100 best employee Physician Category in 2014. Her area of expertise include management of High Risk pregnancies, subfertility, hysterolaproscopy, colposcopy and quality improvement projects.

Dr. Wilson V. V. Lopez


Qualification : MBBS,MD
Languages Spoken ( English and Malayalam )
Areas of Interest :
  • Paediatrics
  • Neonatology

Overview : Dr. Lopez has more than 25 years of experience in Neonatology. As part of his neonatal training in London Deanery, he has worked in most of the tertiary neonatal units in London and obtained CCT in Neonatology. He was working as a Neonatal Consultant from 2010 at Queens Hospital (Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust) prior to joining NMC as Head of the Neonatal Services. He was the lead for the Neonatal Services in Queens Hospital, which has 32 neonatal beds and more than 8000 deliveries per annum. His expertise includes neonatal ventilation, advanced neonatal resuscitation and neonatal cardiology in addition to neonatal nutrition and neurodevelopmental follow up. He is a UK Resuscitation Council approved NLS and EPLS trainer and Medical Director for the course. He is a member of EACVI (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging) and holds a Certificate of accreditation for echocardiography in congenital heart disease. He also completed MSc in Clinical Paediatrics from University College London. Also, he is member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Fellow of Royal College of Paediatricians (FRCPCH). He has attended many national and international courses and conferences. He has also published and contributed to several neonatal research topics.

Dr. Xavier Garcia Aguilera

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Qualification : MBBS,MD,PhD
Languages Spoken ( English, German and Spanish )
Areas of Interest :
  • Digestive Medicine and Endoscopy
  • Chronic liver diseases

Overview : Dr. Xavier has over 10 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology. He started his professional career as a Gastroenterology Trainee at the University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, one of the most prestigious hospitals in Spain. He was in the Gastroenterology Department for 4 years. In 2009 he joined the Southeast Hospital in Arganda del Rey, Madrid, Spain as a Gastroenterologist Specialist in the Gastroenterology Unit. After spending some time at Southeast Hospital in Arganda del Rey he moved to University Hospital Madrid Sanchinarro under the same position. Prior to joining NMC Healthcare, Dr. Xavier was a Specialist in Digestive Medicine and Endoscopy at the University Hospital of Torrejon de Ardoz, where he was responsible for all kind of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, having performed more than 10,000 endoscopies. He was also in charge of assisting patients with chronic liver diseases in a specialized consultation. Dr. Xavier has been an individual member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 2008, being awarded with one of the ten grants offered by the society for training in advanced endoscopic procedures in 2009.

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