Aster DM Healthcare opens Aster Medical Centre in Ras Al Khaimah

May 13, 2015 3:50 pm

During the opening ceremony.

Aster DM Healthcare opened Aster Medical Centre in Ras Al Khaimah aimed at providing quality and cost-effective care for the UAE citizens and expatriate families in the emirate.

The Medical Centre started functioning in Al Nakheel, in the heart of the northern emirate, meeting the expectations of the residents for receiving better healthcare services.

Aster Medical Centre – RAK is the newest addition to Aster family of health facilities, offering international standard primary healthcare in a modern, efficient and relaxed environment. With an area of 3,760 square feet and conveniently located at Muntasir in Al Nakheel, opposite United Arab Bank, the Centre will bring affordable and quality healthcare services to the residents of this northern emirate.

The Medical Centre will help residents of Ras Al Khaimah and its neighbourhoods find primary care services and family-oriented specialities they need under one roof. The Centre has line-up a group of doctors in different medical disciplines including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dentistry, Radiology, and Pathology.

The Centre is also equipped with advanced medical technology, spacious consulting and procedure rooms, observation unit, in-house imaging and diagnostic labs, and attached Aster pharmacy outlet.

HE Engr. Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Civil Aviation Department, Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurated the Aster Medical Centre, in the presence of Lt. Connell Abdulla Ahmed Bin Salman Al Neaimi – Head of Strategy and Performance Development Section of RAK Police; Hanan H Abdulla – Acting Director General of RAK Civil Aviation Department; Dr Azad Moopen – Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and other dignitaries.

Commenting on the opening of the Aster Medical Centre – RAK, Dr Azad Moopen, said; “We are pleased to expand our services to Ras Al Khaimah through this facility. Citizens and families in the emirate will now have access to quality healthcare, helping them identify risk factors imposed by lifestyle or hereditary factors and take preventive action. We understand their requirements for advanced care, and can add value to the healthcare delivery system in Ras Al Khaimah with our three decades of expertise in the industry.”

Ms. Alisha Moopen, Director Strategies at Aster DM Healthcare, said, “Aster Medical Centre – RAK will bring the same level of services and treatment that our patients receive from Aster’s existing facilities in other parts of the country and the region. The facility offers preventive and pro-active primary healthcare services in a far more convenient location for those residing in Ras Al Khaimah and its neighbourhoods. Patients who require further treatment will have easy access to the expertise available at the Group’s secondary, tertiary and quaternary hospitals in the UAE and India.”


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