The Pathology and Laboratory Department at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) Abu Dhabi, in partnership with Mayo Clinic,provides 24/7 comprehensive diagnostic services for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency medicine patients.

As the pillar of the healthcare system in Abu Dhabi, SSMC provides state-of-the-art testing facilities and world-class services to the local community and beyond, ensuring both experience and expedience are applied in every aspect of treatment. SSMC's Pathology and Laboratory Department offers laboratory and consultation services including anatomical pathology, clinical chemistry, hematology, blood transfusion, point-of-care testing, molecular medicine, apheresis services, and stem cell laboratory, to name a few.

Why choose SSMC?

SSMC's Pathology and Laboratory Department is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Emirates National Accreditation System (ENAS - UAE), and the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB).

Our experienced team of pathologists, medical lab technologists, phlebotomists, and laboratory assistants operate cutting-edge technology and conduct advanced research to offer patients reliable care of the highest standard.

Integrating Mayo Clinic's three shields of Practice, Research and Education into our ethos, we aim to continue transforming the healthcare industry as a science hub for innovation, medical education and research.

Areas of expertise

  • Leukapheresis
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Red blood cell transfusions
  • High white blood cell count
  • X-ray irradiation of blood components

Unique cases at SSMC

  • Red blood exchange transfusion for sickle cell disease patients
  • Therapeutic leukapheresis to treat patients with very high white blood cell count

Consultants & Specialists