Prime Healthcare has broken ground on a 33,000m2 specialty hospital at Dubai Healthcare City in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

Designed by Stantec, the nine-storey hospital will have a capacity of 150 beds and will provide non-invasive, diagnostic and interventional procedures as well as dedicated rehabilitation. 

Three centres of excellence namely the Marie Curie Cancer Centre, Heart Care Center of Excellence and the Lung Care Centre of Excellence will be housed in the hospital.

Apart from specialised diagnosis, care and treatment for complex heart, lung and cancer conditions, the hospital will also offer services in neurosurgery, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, spinal surgery, gastroenterology and gynaecology.

Additionally, the facility will have advanced treatment technologies-specialised robotic surgery, hybrid catheterisation labs and hybrid operating rooms.

The hospital will have three verticals for radiation, surgical and medical purposes. 

Radiological services for cancer care will be provided at the Marie Curie Center.

The Heart Care Center of Excellence will deliver various non-invasive and invasive diagnostic procedures and interventional procedures for valve disorders, coronary disease, arrhythmias and structural heart disorders. 

The Lung Care Center of Excellence would deal with all kinds of diagnosis, management and treatment of respiratory ailments. 

Prime Healthcare founder and managing director Dr Jamil Ahmed said: “Prime Healthcare Group strives to chart new paths in the field of transformative, technology and digitally driven healthcare. 

“Collaborating with the prestigious Stantec group, a trusted international consultant in this field, we intend to achieve the goals of bringing personalised health care for our patients and contribute to their happier futures.”

Architectural design, healthcare planning, interior design and structural engineering among others are provided by Stantec.