Iranian Hospital, Dubai

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The Iranian Hospital (Arabic: المستشفى الإيراني) in Dubai is located on the Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah. Inaugurated on 14 April 1972, it was built by and is affiliated to the Iranian Red Crescent Society, and is the oldest known provider of healthcare services in Dubai. Most of the hospital's medical staff are from the Iranian community in the UAE.[1] It is a private hospital and comes under Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

The hospital building features an exterior of blue tilework inspired by Persian architecture, similar to the Iranian Mosque located across the road.[2] The Iranian consulate is also nearby.


Construction on the hospital began in 1970 on land donated to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (Red Lion and Sun Society) by Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The Iranian Hospital is accredited by Accreditation Canada and has received a Qmentum International Platinum rating from the body.[3] It has the capability to serve over 2500 outpatients per day.[4]

In October 2014, the hospital opened a new facility for sub-specialty health care services. Amenities of the new extension include:

  • 220 premium in-patient bed
  • 25 sub-specialty clinics
  • A gastro-endoscopy center
  • A diagnostic-imaging center
  • 10 operation rooms equipped with technology for laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery
  • A fully automated advanced laboratory
  • The 1st cytogenetic and DNA diagnostic lab in the region

Out-patient clinics and departments[edit]

  • General Physicians Clinics[5]

Internal Medicine Specialty and Sub-Specialty Clinics including:



  • Optical Laser Department
  • OCT

Cosmetic and Aesthetic:


Women Personalized Specialty Services:




In-patient services[edit]


Iranian Hospital was presented with an Honorable Mention award at the Dubai Police Golden Jubilee for its cooperation with the department.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile". Iranian Hospital Dubai. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  2. ^ Thomas, Gavin (2003). Frommer's Dubai and Abu Dhabi Day by Day. John Wiley & Sons. p. 43. ISBN 9780470684597. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-17. Retrieved 2016-06-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-08-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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