The hospital was officially opened on Thursday, January 12 by His Excellency Marwan J Al Sarkal – CEO of Shurooq, in the presence of Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division, Akram Moideen Thumbay – Director Operations of Construction & Renovation Division and other members of Thumbay Group Board.
Thumbay Hospital Day Care is a state-of-the-art multispecialty facility envisioned as a center housing all major specialties under one roof. Fully-equipped laboratory, advanced radiology services with ultrasound and x-ray facility and trained personnel to ensure optimum patient safety and satisfaction are some of the highlights of the hospital. The hospital uses the latest healthcare technology, which combined with excellent post-operative care and effective pain relief enable patients to recover in just a few hours. This also ensures minimal risk of hospital infections. The hospital has a dedicated Anesthesia team as well as operation theatre, and private patient beds for pre-op and post-op care. There are 19 consultation chambers spread on two floors.
Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group said that the day-care facility offers minimal waiting times and faster admissions and discharges, in addition to delivering high quality, patient-focused and affordable care. “Accessibility, convenience and efficiency of processes are the key factors that make patient care delivery system unique at Thumbay Hospital Day Care. The hospital has experienced doctors, and the focus is on the quality of clinical outcomes,” he added.
Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group said that the new hospital was the latest addition to the growing network of Thumbay teaching hospitals. “The Thumbay academic hospital network aims to have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022,” he added, detailing the healthcare division’s future plans, “The group will have 15 academic hospitals worldwide, by then.”
About Thumbay Group
Founded by Thumbay Moideen in 1998, ‘Thumbay Group’ today operates more than 20 brands across 18 different verticals including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail, Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. With its network of hospitals and medical centers in Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah and Hyderabad (India), the Thumbay chain of hospitals is one of the largest health care providers in the region. All hospitals and clinics under the group are affiliated to the Gulf Medical University, Ajman. Thumbay Group’s core activities are in education, healthcare and research.
Headquartered in Dubai, the group presently employs around 5000 people, which is projected to increase to around 20,000 by the year 2022, with the completion of ongoing and upcoming projects. Currently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally.