The Division of General Surgery at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, is comprised of internationally certified surgeons with a wide range of surgical expertise. Our surgeons use a comprehensive approach to treat diseases of the breast, abdominal wall hernias, endocrine system, gastroenterology, colon, liver and pancreas. In addition to their extensive experience and unwavering commitment, our surgeons ensure that all of our patients receive comprehensive and holistic care.
The general surgery teams, including the oncology services, are highly skilled in treating cancerous tumors. As part of our multidisciplinary approach to managing complex cases, our teams collaborate with specialists from multiple disciplines, such as medical oncology, advanced endoscopy, interventional radiology, radiation therapy and supportive care. Furthermore, our bariatric and metabolic division has provided remarkable results for morbidly obese patients.
At SSMC, each patient will receive a personalized therapeutic treatment plan that has been designed to meet their individual needs. We strive to offer a comprehensive approach for all of our patients while delivering the highest level of care, ensuring that all necessary investigations and appointments are arranged in a timely manner by one of our experienced coordinators as patients progress through their treatment journey.
Our fully equipped operating rooms offer cutting-edge surgical procedures, including hybrid and robotic surgery. Our team of highly skilled surgeons successfully handles a wide variety of complex cases using the most advanced techniques available globally. In addition to keyhole surgery and robotic surgery, we offer alternative treatments like ablative therapy and radiation therapy. Our facility features a sophisticated laboratory driven by artificial intelligence and the latest technological advances.
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is a two-day, interactive course, which includes mandatory, pre-course e-learning. It covers the practical skills and knowledge that health care professionals need to effectively care for surgical patients, including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.