Saudi German Hospital to Establish 100-Bed Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah’s Al Marjan Island

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Published April 19th, 2018 - 10:03 GMT
Reem Osman, CEO Saudi German Hospital, and Abdullah Al Abdooli, CEO of Al Marjan Island.
Reem Osman, CEO Saudi German Hospital, and Abdullah Al Abdooli, CEO of Al Marjan Island.

Saudi German Hospital has signed an agreement with Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah to establish a 100-bed specialty hospital that will offer a diverse portfolio of healthcare services including medical, rehabilitation and cosmetic services.

The hospital will serve the residents and visitors to Al Marjan Island as well as the wider Ras Al Khaimah community by offering specialised services in a modern hospital led by expert healthcare professionals. Establishing the hospital is in line with the Saudi German Hospital Group’s mission to fulfil the healthcare needs of the public and to expand its presence across the UAE, and to support the country’s medical tourism sector.

"As one of the most important tourist destinations in Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE, Al Marjan Island is a remarkable urban development," said Eng Sobhi A Batterjee, President of Saudi German Hospital Group. "With the new hospital in Al Marjan Island, we aim to provide excellent and integrated healthcare services that will meet the needs of the people. It will serve the residents and visitors to Al Marjan Island and the wider community.”

The Saudi German Hospital in Al Marjan Island is scheduled to be operational in early-2019.  Eng Batterjee added that initially the hospital will offer seven specialties and by 2020, it will provide specialist care in 13 disciplines as well as expand the number of beds. The medical and nursing team’s strength will also be increased in line with the proposed expansion. 

Eng. Abdullah Al Abdooli, CEO of Al Marjan Island, said: “We are pleased to welcome the Saudi German Group to Al Marjan Island, which will further enrich the range of services that we are providing to residents and visitors from around the world. With the increase in number of residents and visitors, it is important that we offer them truly world-class healthcare services in close proximity. The addition of the hospital will add to our appeal as a truly integrated destination, and will help us consolidate our market leading position as a hub for tourism and investment.”

He added: “The establishment of the hospital reflects the vision of our leadership to strengthen the all-round infrastructure of Ras Al Khaimah as per international standards. The Saudi German Group is a pioneer in providing high quality medical services and we are confident that the new hospital will be a valuable addition to Al Marjan Island and Ras Al Khaimah.”

Al Marjan Island is a 15-minute drive from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport. In all, the master-planned community will feature 7.8 kilometres of beaches, 23 kilometres of waterfront, 6,500 planned residential units, 8,000 planned hotel rooms, 400-room wellness retreats and 600 holiday villas.

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Saudi German Hospital (SGH)

Middle East Healthcare Company Saudi German Hospital (SGH) is the largest healthcare provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, founded by Batterjee family, owns and operates network of state-of-the art hospitals under the brand name - Saudi German Hospitals. Currently Saudi German Hospital (SGH) operates 5 multi-specialty tertiary level hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah, Riyadh, Madinah, Aseer and Hail). The hospital in Dammam is in the stage of construction.

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