Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City


One of UAE’s largest hospitals, SSMC was established as part of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 to elevate healthcare services in the Emirate. In November 2019, SEHA partnered with U.S. non-profit organization, Mayo Clinic to establish a joint venture to operate SSMC. The world-class partnership reinforces SEHA’s vision for positioning Abu Dhabi as a global healthcare hub.

An integrated medical facility operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, in partnership with Mayo Clinic, a non-profit global leader in medical care, education and research, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) provides patients with:

  • World-class healthcare and medical services
  • Cutting-edge facilities, technologies and diagnostics

SSMC is the future of healthcare in Abu Dhabi Emirate and the region, and one of the most important healthcare developments in the region. One of the largest tertiary hospital in UAE, it reflects SEHA’s commitment to clinical excellence and a superior patient experience.

SSMC is a modern, world class facility that will deliver world class health services to patients, supported by the latest medical equipment and internationally trained caregivers.

As a world-class healthcare provider, SSMC employs globally accredited medical and healthcare professionals, most of whom have both international and SEHA experience. Currently we have total of 2,240 caregivers, 60% Arabic speakers, 30% of Emirati physicians and 90% physicians have SEHA experience and trainings.

SSMC expected to treat 20,000 inpatients, 250,000 outpatients, and 70,000 emergency patients per year. We have the largest Laboratory facility in the UAE, 18 Operating Theaters (1 hybrid), 9 Delivery Rooms, 162 Outpatient Rooms, 55 Rooms in ED, 51 Isolation Rooms, 1662 Parking spaces, 26 NICU beds, 732 Beds (132 critical care beds, 502 premium beds, 60 pediatric beds, 36 VIP suites and 2 Presidential Suites). Renowned National Center of Excellence for Burns and Regional Center of Excellence for Orthopedic, Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Bariatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Rheumatology.