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National Institute of Health Specialties accredits Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The National Institute of Health Specialties (NIHS) has awarded Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a Mubadala Health Partner, Institutional Accreditation after meeting accreditation requirements. Accreditation allows trainee doctors to be certified by the Emirates Board and progress to a Level 1 Consultant level.

Dr. Mohammed Al Houqani, Secretary General of the NIHS, commended the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi for the quality of its healthcare and services, noting that NIHS accreditation requirements serve as a benchmark for best practice in health care. medical education around the world.

Dr. Sawsan Abdel-Razig, Acting Academic Director of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, said, “This is an important milestone for us at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. We are proud to contribute to the advancement of higher medical education in the country and to partner with the National Institute of Health Specialties in this important work. Providing world-class training is an essential part of ensuring that we can continue to provide exceptional care for generations to come.

Dr. Jorge Guzman, CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Sawsan and several other specialist physicians received accreditation from Dr. Mohammed at an awards ceremony held at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

The NIHS is the regulatory body that sets the standards for specialized healthcare training programs in the United Arab Emirates. It also organizes specialized professional examinations and issues the certificates of higher health specialties, including counseling and scholarships, for trainees.


About Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala Health, is a multi-specialty hospital located on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unprecedented extension of the US-based Cleveland Clinic model of care, specifically designed to meet a range of complex and critical care requirements unique to the population of Abu Dhabi.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has the following institutes: Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic, Neurological, Digestive, Ocular, Respiratory, Critical Care, Surgical Subspecialty, Medical Subspecialty, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , Imaging, Quality and Patient Safety, and Clinical and Nursing. In total, more than 40 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s facilities combine state-of-the-art equipment with world-class standards of service. The hospital is a 394-bed facility (expandable to 490), with five clinical floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and 13 floors of critical and acute inpatient units. It is a physician-run medical facility served by certified North American/European physicians (or equivalent). Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers patients in the region direct access to the world’s best healthcare providers and Cleveland Clinic’s unique model of care, reducing their need to travel abroad for treatment.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi – Al Ain began offering some medical services in December 2017. The facility is located on the campus of Tawam Hospital in Al Ain.

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