Sheikh Shakbout Medical City "SSMC"

Sheikh Shakbout Medical City is considered one of the largest 10 hospitals among the UAE, it occupies strategic location within the capital of Abu Dhabi, as it expands along 300.000 square meters. 

Sheikh Shakbout Medical City is distinctive for providing advanced burn treatment, and considered to be the first center in the UAE to provide such specialty, it is also distinguished for providing other medical services such as orthopedic and thoracic surgery, as well as cardiac services and other high-tech medical services which meet the Medical needs of the Emirate, these services include Endocrinology, Head and neck tumours, blood, bones, rheumatism and respiratory diseases as well as Urology and Nephrology, Gastroenterology, and Cardiovascular and other disciplines.

Not to mention that it is a distinct interface to attract local and international experiences, therefore it is considered to be one of the opportunities towards improving National Medical staff. The Medical city recruitment capacity can be estimated with an up to 440 Medical staff and 1,800 nursing staff. This building with its four towers and facilities is equipped with environment friendly systems and tools in line with Abu Dhabi Government tendency of optimum exploitation for Natural Resources.


This establishment is a live proof of the Abu Dhabi government keenness to value mankind, which shall be maintained through the provision of finest Medical services benevolently.


The City has a total of 732 beds, two Presidential Suits and 36 VIP suits, and it shall become a distinguished Centre for trauma and Gordian incidents treatment upon full operation and staffing. It is to be considered one of the major Medical Facilities specialized in intensive care among the region with several Operation Rooms, Emergency Departments, ICU, Labor and Delivery rooms as well as Medical research Centre in addition to 132 beds dedicated to serve ICU and NICU referrals, it is also consisted of advanced wounds treatment center, 18 operation rooms and a natural and premature birth department, along with various medical specialties. Furthermore the New Sheikh Shakbout Medical City will be one of the largest ICU specialized medical facilities, as it dedicates 154 ICU beds for all ages.

The Medical City will include several specialized surgeries, particularly arteries surgery, burns and shock, chest and lungs, orthopedics and reconstructive surgeries, in addition to general and pediatric surgery, utilizing from highest technology such as robot assisted surgery, endoscopes and catheters for all surgical disciplines, it also features ICU, Labor and delivery operation rooms and emergency departments as well as Medical Research Center.

The distribution of the 732 beds of Sheikh Shakbout Medical City is 364 post-surgical inpatients beds, 120 Maternal and Child health ward beds, 32 Medical ICU beds, 30 VIP beds, 30 Cardiac ICU beds 24 Surgical ICU beds, 20 Medical Burns Unit beds, 26 NICU beds, 18 labor and delivery beds. The Medical City also includes 3 main wards, 2 of which are for males and 1 is dedicated for females.