The Division of Pediatric Surgery & Pediatric Urology is a major component of Pediatric Surgical Services at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City. Our surgeons are involved in clinical, academic, research, and training activities.
State-of-the-art pediatric surgical care is provided to pediatric patients, from newborn babies to children up to 16 years of age. Additionally, we also offer antenatal counseling to mothers with pregnancy complications.
Our pediatric surgeons take part in treating common pediatric diseases, ranging from minimal to highly complex surgeries. As a referral center for complex neonatal surgery and general pediatric thoracic and abdominal surgery, most abdominal and thoracic surgical procedures are performed using minimally invasive surgical techniques.
The Division of Pediatric Surgery & Pediatric Urology at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, in partnership with Mayo Clinic, hosts a multidisciplinary team comprising American and British board-certified surgeons equipped with the expertise to treat and manage a broad spectrum of pediatric surgical and urological conditions.
State-of-the-art pediatric operating rooms, alongside advanced minimally-invasive suites, provide the perfect atmosphere for optimal surgical care of our pediatric and neonatal patients. They are equipped with highly advanced, high-definition imaging technology, advanced image capture, and routing capabilities in an ergonomically efficient environment.
SSMC offers one of the region’s most advanced Neonatal & Pediatric Intensive Care units, with a highly qualified team of health professionals capable of providing premium quality care.
Our pediatrics surgeons provide a range of surgical and urological services using minimally invasive approaches, including:
As we continue to strive to provide the best of care to our patients, our pediatric surgical team works closely in a multidisciplinary approach with other divisions, including Pediatrics, Neonatology, Radiology, and other relevant departments, to provide nationally and regionally renowned care in the management of complex pediatrics surgical conditions.
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.