Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery bags two global awards at World Health Tourism Congress
22/10/2014 12:40 pm EDT

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Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery in Dubai, part of VPS Healthcare Group, won two global awards at the ninth edition of World Health Tourism Congress, which concluded in Dubai recently.

Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery received the Specialty Hospital of the Year award; while its CEO Dr. Shajir Gaffar was conferred with the Hospital CEO of the Year award at the three-day event, which took place at Mohammed bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC).

Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery is the leading center of orthopedic and joint care in the Middle East region. The World Health Tourism Congress, the most established and longest running Health and Medical tourism event in the world, hosts the decision makers of health authorities and key players in the health tourism industry. The ninth edition of the Congress, and its first event in the Middle East region, was held under the patronage of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) and Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).

Upon receiving the awards, Dr. Shajir, said, “We are excited to receive the global awards. This is an acknowledgement for our march towards excellence in showcasing innovative healthcare delivery model. In line with the vision of our Managing Director Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery is benchmarked to be the leading center for orthopedic and joint surgical treatment in the region. As Founder and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, Dr. Shamsheer has successfully spearheaded the Group from being a single hospital unit in 2007 to an end-to-end healthcare provider with a rapidly expanding global footprint in the healthcare industry. The Group currently operates 11 hospitals under the brand VPS Healthcare.”

“Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery delivers exemplary medical care by using international medical expertise and cutting-edge medical technology to provide the best to the patients. Our panel of medical experts, led by globally-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sami Tarabichi, is committed to provide world class orthopedic and joint care. We utilize advanced medical technology to improve the mobility and quality of life of the patients with compassion, dignity and hospitality,” he added.

The inception of Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery in Dubai was marked with the undertaking of providing superior health care service, whilst delivering luxurious patient care. The hospital’s focus has been on becoming the trend-setters in the Middle East region’s medical tourism segment, offering advanced orthopedic surgeries and sports medicine.

“We continue to provide the most advanced techniques, and expertise showcasing clinical excellence. To complement this, the Group’s Dubai operations is currently working on its ambitious expansion plans, which will witness launching of yet another multi-specialty hospital in Dubai in December this year, in addition to two more hospitals slated to open in the year 2016,” Dr. Shajir revealed.

Burjeel Hospital’s medical, paramedical, and support services are delivered by well-trained, credentialed and skilled professionals from internationally-recognized hospitals and universities from North America, Europe and other continents.

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