Paediatric Intensive Care is a speciality of Paediatrics that provides critical care to infants and children suffering from life-threatening diseases and acute illnesses. Paediatric Intensive Care requires specific interventions and close monitoring of paediatric patients across all the different paediatric age groups.

Paediatric Intensive Care requires a multidisciplinary approach to effectively deliver critical care services to a wide variety of medical, surgical, burn and trauma paediatric patients. Our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) hosts a team of emergency specialists led by a veteran consultant in paediatric critical care that does their utmost to stabilise their patients’ acute conditions. The PICU at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) receives referrals from hospitals throughout the country because we provide comprehensive, compassionate care to all our patients. We value the lives of your children and are committed to keeping them safe and healthy.


Why choose SSMC?

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit of SSMC is the pinnacle of medical innovation. Our PICU is led by American Board Certified consultants of Paediatric Critical care who command a team of well-trained experienced PICU specialists. The department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and uses advanced medical technology to increase the precision and accuracy of care. We regularly use in our procedures, the latest versions of mechanical ventilators, cardiorespiratory monitors, video-assisted laryngoscopy, ultrasound machines and very advanced supportive services like computerised tomography scans, magnetic resonance imaging, and doppler ultrasound.

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