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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery Department is dedicated to provide quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient safety and an unparallel passion to assure the very best of healthcare in a department where we serve for those who require elective and emergency care/surgery.


Our services include

  • Cardiothoracic surgery services for patients from DHA hospitals (Dubai, Rashid and Latifa hospital), private sector hospitals and other Government Hospitals in UAE.
  • Providing care to adult and pediatric patients requiring open heart surgery or thoracic surgery and anesthesia including:
    • Coronary artery bypass grafting On pump or Off pump (OPCAB)
    • Aortic valve surgery
    • Mitral valve surgery
    • Tricuspid valve surgery
    • Aortic dissection / aneurysm repair
    • Thoracic surgery
    • Minimal invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) {mitral, tricuspid, ASD}
    • Surgery for cardiac tumor
    • Surgery for pulmonary emboli
    • Surgery for infective endocarditis
    • Pediatric cardiac surgery and as new service Adult Congenital Heart Surgery. 
  • We also provide cardiac surgical backup + anesthesia service for:
  • Adult cardiac intervention cases for DAH and private hospitals (PCI and other procedure such as Mitral clips and LA appendage occlude)
  • Pediatric cardiac intervention cases including complex congenital anomalies, pulmonary artery stenosis, etc.
  • Adult pacemaker program including placement of CRTD devices for patients with failing hearts.
  • TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) procedure at Dubai Hospital and Rashid Hospital.

Other facilities

  • Outpatient Clinics (Dubai and Rashid hospitals).
  • Operation rooms at Dubai and Rashid hospitals.
  • Admission through Accident and Emergency department.
  • Accepting referral from other governmental hospitals, private hospitals, cardiology and chest departments, ICU and others departments.

New Services:

  • Minimal invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) {mitral, tricuspid, ASD}
  • Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) service for lung and heart failure cases.
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH) for CABG cases
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