Introducing Corniche Hospital


Corniche Hospital is the UAE's largest maternity hospital and a leading referral center for obstetric and neonatal care. Located in downtown Abu Dhabi City, the 183-bed hospital has specialty clinics dealing with lactation, fetal medicine, obstetric medicine, and allied disciplines. It has facilities for more than 8,000 births and 120,000 outpatient visits every year, and its 64-cot Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is the largest and finest in the country.


Corniche Hospital is a Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited institution. As well as customer satisfaction, the hospital is passionate about patient safety and has joined the Patient Safety Network, part of the University Hospital Consortium (UHC). It has also implemented patient safety-centered initiatives including the Modified Early Obstetric Warning System (MEOWS), and Administrator Patient Safety rounds.


In line with the hospital's mission to deliver exceptional healthcare in a family-centered and compassionate manner to the women and newborns in the community, the hospital offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and specialty care services. Corniche is a 'baby-friendly' hospital, promoting breastfeeding, and supporting mothers and babies with parent education.


Corniche is also a premier teaching facility offering the Obstetric-Gynecology Residency Program, Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Midwifery Training Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, and the NICU Nursing Certification Program. The hospital is the first outside the UK to be accredited as a training site for the ATSM programs by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (RCOG), and also the first to start a midwifery program in the UAE.


Corniche Hospital is a member of the SEHA HealthSystem, which is responsible for managing and developing public hospitals and clinics in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. For further information on SEHA, please visit