The Department of Emergency Medicine at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) Abu Dhabi employs a multidisciplinary team of consultants who work collaboratively using world-class facilities and state-of-the-art medical equipment to best care for patients.

SSMC serves as the region’s center for excellence in health care, offering a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to emergency care, lending us the ability to treat the most critical and complex of cases. Our Emergency Medicine Department utilizes our physicians from other medical and surgical specialties who are on call for consultation should the need arise, to best aid in determining the safest, most appropriate plan of care while the patient is in the emergency room.

Our emergency physicians specialize in emergency resuscitation, primary care, and prehospital care. Our collaborative approach to personalized care means our teams combine their expertise to treat all acute and urgent medical and surgical conditions that require immediate intervention. Moreover, our department encompasses care involving the acute care of internal medical and surgical conditions in addition to providing episodic primary care to patients during off-hours and those who do not have primary care providers.

Why choose SSMC?

Operating at the forefront of resuscitation care in the UAE, SSMC is Abu Dhabi's only burn and trauma center, providing patients with all emergency specialties required to build a solid, world-class support system for the Abu Dhabi community and beyond.

Offering a comprehensive, high quality continuum of care, our Emergency Medicine Department is equipped with the capability to treat unique cases covering palliative care, sports medicine, disaster medicine, medical toxicology, aerospace medicine, prehospital medicine, critical care medicine, and transport.

Areas of expertise

  • Pediatric care
  • Minor urgent care
  • Bedside surgical procedures

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