The Fakeeh University Hospital will be spread over 77,735 square metres Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: A massive hospital offering secondary and tertiary medical services is coming up in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) to cater to the growing population in the community and its surrounding areas.

The Fakeeh University Hospital, a state-of-the-art hospital and medical university project being developed at DSO’s integrated free zone Technology Park, will be ready by next December, Wafic Faraj, CEO of Dubai-based Emitac Healthcare Solutions (EHS), which will help set up the hospital, told XPRESS.

He said, “The hospital by Saudi Arabia’s leading healthcare provider Fakeeh Care will have a capacity to provide care to 700,000 patients annually with an estimated 40,000 admissions and 20,000 surgical operations. The project comprises three hospital buildings with interconnecting bridges, a car park and utilities block, spanning a built-up area of around 77,375 square metres over two basements and six floors above ground level.”

Nuclear medicine

Faraj said the academic hospital will consist of nuclear medicine, imaging, morgue, radiology, endoscopy and emergency units, besides a surgery suite and catheterisation laboratory, as well as dedicated pediatrics and gynaecology sections.

He said, “This is the first hospital project in the DSO neighbourhood aimed at catering to the family healthcare and patient-centred requirements of the growing community of residents here and surrounding areas. The facility will drive academic advancement and extend quality medical services to support the local healthcare sector.”

He said Emitac Healthcare Solutions, which provides advanced medical technology solutions, will be bringing in its solutions in technology design and integration, implementation, training at Fakeeh Hospital. He said, “The hospital will have critical care solutions from Philips, a neuro navigation system from Brainlab and a total patient room solution from Hill-Rom, the medical industry’s pioneer in hospital beds, patient lifts and non-invasive therapeutic products.”