Mansour bin Mohammed visits Medstar Day Surgery Centre

DUBAI, 14th November, 2016 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Medstar Day Surgery Centre in Dubai, reviewing the innovative model of day surgery center and its effectiveness.

He led a high-level delegation that included Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dr. Haidar Saeed Al Yousuf, Director Health Funding and Member of the DHA Executive Committee and Strategy Council, and other senior officials of the DHA.

Medstar is the first-of-its-kind advanced day surgery center located in Oud Metha, Dubai. Pioneering the concept of a day surgery center in the UAE, Medstar offers world-class surgery and healthcare for patients without the requirement of hospitalisation or over-night stay.

The delegation was given a complete tour of the facility, following which the officials discussed and applauded the successful model of developed countries – day care surgery with outpatient consultation.

Dr Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, said, “I am pleased to visit Medstar Day Surgery Centre and understand the various services provided by the facility in Dubai. We consider the private sector to be our partners in delivering high-quality healthcare in line with international best practices and the opening of such specialized centres highlights the growth of the health sector in the Emirate.”

Commenting on visit, Dr. Sajid Burud, Managing Director of Medstar, said: “It was great honour to have HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the senior officials of the DHA, visit Medstar. Their visit and approval of the facility, and our distinctive model of operation, reassures us that we are on the right track. Medstar has been built on an international model of healthcare which has been very affective worldwide.” ”This model is in line with the vision of Dubai to develop the city’s healthcare infrastructure as one of the best in the world. The day surgery model is a natural progression in healthcare, designed to ensure efficacy in service, cost, time and energy management in healthcare,” he added.