Monthly Archives: September 2015

Special ‘Book Now, Deliver Later’ Maternity Package at Thumbay Hospital Dubai

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Thumbay Hospital, the 150 bed ultra-modern private teaching hospital in Dubai owned by Thumbay Group, has announced a special ‘Book Now, Deliver Later’ maternity package for pregnant women. Under this scheme, normal deliveries will cost as low as AED.4999, and caesarian sections, just AED.8999. Those desirous of booking the package can do so by paying a booking charge of AED.299, at a special camp which will be held from 9 am to 9 pm on Saturday, 3rd October 2015, at the hospital premises next to Stadium Metro Station in Al Qusais, Dubai.

Commenting on the discounted package, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that all those who registered at the camp on the designated day would be able to avail the discount, irrespective of their stage of pregnancy.

With a team of more than 30 expert gynecologists, Thumbay Group’s hospitals have earned the distinction of offering the most economical delivery packages in the region, while providing the best of maternity care and services. In addition to discounted antenatal packages, Thumbay (GMC) hospitals offer painless delivery services, executive labor and delivery suite (private), state-of-the-art equipment, 24-hours emergency and in-patient services, ultra-modern neonatal care units etc.

Thumbay (GMC) Hospitals at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah are managed by highly qualified professionals from 20 nationalities, speaking more than 50 languages, treating patients from more than 175 nationalities. With world-class hospitals, affordable family clinics, labs and pharmacies spread across various locations in the UAE, Thumbay Group’s healthcare network has emerged as one of the largest in the region.

For bookings & more information on the ‘Book Now, Deliver Later’ camp, please contact 04-6030555, 056-9583264 or 055-4274252, between 9 am and 9 pm.

Fortnight-Long ‘Healthy Heart Check’ Camp at Thumbay Hospital Dubai

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Thumbay Hospital, the 150 bed ultra-modern private teaching hospital in Dubai owned by Thumbay Group is conducting a heart check-up camp titled ‘Healthy Heart Check’, from 26th September to 10th October 2015.

The camp, which is being held to mark the occasion of World Heart Day, features a special offer of just AED.450 for heart check-up which includes lipid profile, SGOT, SGPT, fasting blood sugar, complete blood picture and Cardiologist consultation. As part of the camp, the hospital is also offering ECG, Echo & TMT tests at discounted costs, in case any of these are advised by the Cardiologist during check-up.

Commenting on the Healthy Heart Camp, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said, “We are pleased to conduct this special camp, which is our effort to reach out to the people to raise awareness for regular heart check-ups, as good quality healthcare is usually rather expensive in this part of the world.” He added that the regular heath camps conducted by Thumbay Group’s hospitals were intended to help the public gain easy access to superior healthcare.

The Cardiology department at Thumbay Hospital Dubai provides all emergency cardiac consultations, round the clock. The department is fully prepared to receive emergency cardiac cases 24 hours a day. The department is well-equipped with centrally monitored beds, ventilators, defibrillators and excellent medical supervision by highly qualified doctors and nursing staff. ECG, Echocardiography and Stress ECG are available throughout the day.

Thumbay Hospital Dubai is located next to Stadium Metro Station in Al Qusais. Those desirous of participating in the Healthy Heart Camp may register their names by calling the hospital on 04-6030555, 055-7368941 or 056-9583264.

Thumbay (GMC) Medical & Dental Specialty Centre, Sharjah Celebrates Four Years of Glorious Service

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Thumbay (GMC) Medical & Dental Speciality Centre, Sharjah celebrated its fourth anniversary on Saturday, 19th September, 2015. A special function organized at the hospital to celebrate the anniversary was attended by Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group, Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost of Gulf Medical University, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director of the Healthcare & Retail Division of Thumbay Group, as well as other members of the administrative team of Thumbay Group.

Addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest Mr. Thumbay Moideen, expressed his happiness at the accomplishments of Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre, Sharjah. He also emphasized the role of the hospital in disseminating affordable high-quality affordablehealthcare as well as medical education to a plethora of beneficiaries from all sections of the society. Further, he revealed that Thumbay Group planned to open a new hospital in Sharjah, in the immediate future.

Dr. Mohammad Faisal Parvez, Assistant Administrative Director of Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre, Sharjah in his address highlighted the achievements of the hospital over the past four years. Thanking Thumbay Group’s corporate team for their support, he said, “The Center has treated patients from 111 nationalities and has handled more than 200,000 patient visits so far.  As part of its community service, the Center has conducted many free health camps for the benefit of school children, industrial workers, social and cultural associations etc., which is a pleasing achievement.”

Mr. Thumbay Moideen handed over certificates to Doctors and other staff members, who were recognized for their dedicated efforts and services. Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay handed over the prizes to the patients who won the lucky draw contest held as part of the celebrations. Dr. Shaju Philip, Assistant Administrative Director of Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Center delivered the vote of thanks.

Thumbay (GMC) Medical & Dental Specialty Center, Sharjah is the first Dental Teaching Hospital of Thumbay Group to initiate electronic filing systems.  The Center supports the clinical teaching activities of the Dental College of Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE. It offers standard clinical skills and nursing care across a wide range of specialties. Its specialized dental center offers comprehensive solutions for a variety of dental problems.

The Center also has an outlet of Thumbay Pharmacy, with a wide range of medicines from reputed pharmaceutical manufacturers. The medical departments at the Center include Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, Endocrinology and Ophthalmology, and the dental departments include Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Endodontics, General Dentistry and Dental Teaching. In addition, several economical hospitalization and wellness packages are also offered.

Thumbay Hospital Dubai to Conduct Three-day Eye & Dental Camp

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Thumbay Hospital Dubai, the 150 bed ultra-modern private teaching hospital in Dubai owned and operated by Thumbay Group, will be conducting a three-day ‘Eye & Dental Camp’, from 17th to 19th September, 2015.

The camp aims to increase awareness and promote eye and dental health among the public. The camp offers free consultation with expert dentists as well as a range of dental procedures such as filling, cleaning, extraction, braces and whitening at discounted costs. It also offers consultation with accomplished eye-specialists at AED.130/-, which includes IOP testing, fundus evaluation, slit lamp evaluation and computerized eye testing. The camp will particularly cater to patients with eye-related conditions such as cataract, diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, allergic eye disease, red eye, Glaucoma, short/long sightedness, difficulty in night driving, photophobia etc. Retinal scan for diabetic eye screening will also be available.

“We regularly conduct many such camps as part of Thumbay Group’s corporate social responsibility. With these camps, we aim to help the public gain easy access to superior healthcare, as good quality healthcare is usually rather expensive in this part of the world,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare & Retail Division of Thumbay Group. “We always get overwhelming response for our health camps, and a lot of people across the UAE benefit from our camps,” he added.

Thumbay Hospital is located next to Stadium Metro Station in Al Qusais, Dubai. A unique feature of the hospital is the 25 chair Dental Hospital, which is the first dental hospital in the country. It is a full-fledged multi-specialty centre with world class ultra-modern facilities providing quality healthcare at affordable costs.

The eye & dental camp will be held from 9am to 9pm, except on Friday, 18th September, when the timing will be from 4pm to 8pm. For more details on the camp, please contact 04-6030698, 04-6030555, 056-9583264 or 055-7368941.

Exclusive Event for New & Expectant Moms Held at Thumbay Hospital Dubai

New and expectant mothers thronged Thumbay Hospital Dubai on Saturday, 12th September 2015, to attend the ‘Health & Wellness Event’ conducted by Health magazine, the premier health & lifestyle bimonthly publication of Thumbay Group. The event, titled “Conceiving to Healthy Baby”, was held exclusively for expectant moms and moms with kids less than one year old, and showcased informative talks from experts in maternal and childcare.

The event featured presentations on the topics ‘Preconception to Pregnancy’, ‘The Journey of Childbirth & Postpartum’ and ‘Baby Care’. Each session was followed by a question & answer session. The talks covered a variety of topics including morning sickness, safe sleep, car seat safety, tobacco cessation, child abuse prevention, household safety and first aid, physical activity, nutrition and healthy snacks, and heat and sun safety.

Participants received a wealth of information and took part in a variety of fun-filled sessions and contests. An added bonus to moms who attended the event was that the program provided them a common platform to meet, interact and share their concerns with other moms. The relief and satisfaction they derived from the program was evident, as many of the participants who had entered the venue looking anxious and stressed left with a relieved smile on their faces.

“I learned many new things here, today. It is amazing that an information-packed program like this could be delivered through such fun-filled sessions,” said a participant, mother of a six-month-old. Another participant, who is expecting her first child in November said that she had been nervous all through her pregnancy thinking about the big day, and that after attending the event, she now feels at ease.

In all, there were around 70 attendees. Free goody bags were handed out to participants at the end of the program. Prizes were also distributed to the contests winners. The event was sponsored by Bioderma (main sponsor), Glenda, Barakat Juices, Al Baker, Destination Maternity, Humana, FittPass and First Gulf Sign.

GMC Hospital Ajman Announces Discounted Maternity Package

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GMC Hospital, the first JCI accredited hospital in Ajman has announced a specially discounted delivery package for pregnant women. Under this special package, normal deliveries will cost as low as AED.4899/-, and caesarian sections will cost just  AED.8399/-. Those desirous of availing the discount can do so by registering their names and paying a booking charge of AED.300/-, at a special camp which will be held from 9 am to 9 pm on Saturday,12th September 2015, at the hospital.

Elaborating on the discounted package, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group explained that all those who registered at the camp on the designated day would be able to avail the discount, irrespective of their stage of pregnancy.

With a team of more than 20 expert gynecologists, GMC Hospital Ajman has earned the distinction of offering the most economical delivery packages in the region, while providing the best of maternity care and services. The hospital also offers discounted antenatal packages, painless delivery services, executive labor and delivery suite (private), state-of-the-art equipment, 24-hours emergency and in-patient services, ultra-modern neonatal care units, antenatal classes etc.

GMC (Thumbay) Hospitals at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah are managed by highly qualified professionals from 20 nationalities, speaking more than 50 languages, treating patients from more than 175 nationalities. With world-class hospitals, affordable family clinics, labs and pharmacies spread across various locations in the UAE, Thumbay Group’s healthcare network has emerged as one of the largest in the region.

Thumbay Clinic Opens in Dubai

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A state-of-the-art family clinic inaugurated in Al Muteena Dubai, adjacent to Sheraton Deira 

Thumbay Clinic Dubai has opened on 9th of September 2015.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman MBM Group Dubai inaugurated the clinic in the presence of the Thumbay Group Founder President Thumbay Moideen and other administrative team members of Thumbay healthcare division. While appreciating the quality of healthcare being provided by Thumbay Group, through its chain of hospitals and network of specialized clinics, HH Mohammed Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum welcomed expansion plans by the group in Dubai.

‘I envision Thumbay Clinics as a pioneering enterprise, providing utmost quality of service to customers and fulfilling our responsibility to the community by bringing quality healthcare to people’s doorstep’. As part of our strategic plan, fifteen more clinics will be opened in the next two years. This is in line with our Vision 2020 to provide high quality healthcare at most affordable rates said Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Thumbay Group UAE.

Thumbay Clinics is the latest addition to Thumbay Group’s growing number of healthcare services provided. Differentiated from others in more than one way, the clinic primarily focuses purely on two goals: personalized services and convenience. We are fortunate to live in communities that not only offer a great quality of life, but also the best of modern medicine, says Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Healthcare, Thumbay Group UAE. Thumbay Group, with its strong market presence and diversified businesses is all set to expand its healthcare division. We are looking forward to acquire existing clinics and pharmacies also and would welcome proposals for the same.

The entire network of Thumbay hospitals and clinics are affiliated to Gulf Medical University and will also offer teaching and training facilities to GMU students.

Free consultations and check-up will be offered during the first three weeks.  Free ECG, discount on diagnostic investigations are also offered during this period. We aim to be the leading and first choice clinic in the region and we are committed to working together to provide high-quality, patient focused, cost-effective healthcare to the communities we serve, says Akbar Moideen and added that all  major insurance companies will be honored at all our clinics.

From the latest medical procedures to a plethora of outpatient services across dozens of medical specialties, Thumbay Clinic offers premium facilities that make it one of the finest community health care providers. What’s more important, we partner with you in health, wellness and healing, he added. Thumbay clinics will have general medicine, ENT, pediatrics, cardiology, ophthalmology, general surgery, radiology, gynecology, orthopedic, pharmacy and insurance departments. Highly qualified specialists are in place to treat the patients.

Thumbay Clinic focuses on commitment to patient satisfaction and quality of care. While we continue to provide quality care and ethical services to all our stake holders, we are completely committed to safeguard their trust and confidence.

 

 

We strive to reach out to people from every walk of life and do our bit to help them stay healthy. Apart from the major social initiatives and programs that Thumbay Clinics has initiated, every individual hospital in the group does its bit for the community it serves. Every member of the Thumbay family is committed to provide care and solace to the people in their location and in this section, we are proud to present the various community service events that take place in our Clinics & hospitals, explained Akbar Moideen.

Thumbay Hospital Dubai Offers Attractive Package for Total Knee Replacement

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Thumbay Hospital, the 150 bed ultra-modern private teaching hospital in Dubai owned and operated by Thumbay Group, has announced an attractive introductory package for ‘Total Knee Replacement’ surgery. The special package, costing just AED. 33,000/-, is inclusive of five days stay in a private room as well as the implant charges. Those desirous of booking the package can do so by paying a booking amount of AED.5000/-, anytime between 5th September to 5th October 2015, at Thumbay Hospital located next to Stadium Metro Station in Al Qusais, Dubai.

“Our mission is to provide affordable healthcare that doesn’t compromise on quality,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, elaborating on the special package for total knee replacement. “The Department of Orthopedics in Thumbay Hospital, Dubai is an independent department with its own scope of services i.e., patient’s care, medical graduate teaching and related clinical research; provided with the help of qualified MOH licensed physicians having a vast range of knowledge and experience,” he added.

Thumbay Hospital’s orthopedic department is also supported by modern instruments, ultra-modern operation theatre with competent anesthesia facilities including C-arm and power equipments and investigation modalities along with a highly motivated physiotherapy team. The department’s areas of expertise include total joint replacement and revision, arthroscopic surgery, sports related injuries, pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic fractures and trauma in adults and children, limb lengthening and deformity correction, spinal surgeries etc.

With hospitals and medical centres in Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai and Ras Al Khiamah, Thumbay Group’s chain of hospitals and clinics is one of the largest health care providers in the region. The Group focuses on the three pillars of education, healthcare and research. Thumbay hospitals and clinics provide exceptional quality of care with latest technology, highly skilled medical work force from 20 nationalities speaking more than 50 languages, treating patients from more than 175 nationalities.

GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital conducts the first Coronary Angioplasty in Ajman

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The GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman, the 1st JCI Accredited Hospital in Ajman, has successfully performed an angioplasty procedure. The procedure was the first-ever interventional procedure to be performed at its state-of-the-art first Cath Lab Center in Ajman.

The Angiogram & angioplasty was carried out for a 54 year-old male. The patient suffered from severe ongoing chest pain for which immediate intervention was planned. He had a right and left coronary angiography with stents implantation (using drug eluting stents) carried out at GMC Hospital. The chest pain resolved completely after the angioplasty and the patient was discharged home after 24 hours from the intervention, feeling healthy.

The angioplasty procedure was carried out by the expert cardiac team at GMC Hospital headed by Dr. Mahmoud Farouk.

Commenting on the breakthrough procedure, Dr. Mahmoud Farouk said, “We are very proud to have successfully performed this in Ajman. A timely intervention is essential in preventing major complications or fatalities.”

Coronary angioplasty is a therapeutic procedure used in the treatment of narrowed coronary arteries of the heart which is the most common cause for heart attacks. This narrowing occurs due to the buildup of cholesterol-laden plaques that form along the arterial walls. Angioplasty has to be conducted in a Cath Lab by an interventional cardiologist.

The Cardiology Department of GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman specializes in all kind of cardiology services including Interventional cardiology; GMC Hospital has the First fully equipped Catheterization Lab (Cath lab) in Ajman

GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman has highly qualified cardiologists with extensive experience in endovascular interventions. Besides performing the regular interventional procedures, which include balloon dilatation and stenting for Coronary Artery Disease, and with the effort of a fully dedicated unit of highly specialized Cardiologists, a team of junior doctors, nurses, and technicians trained to the highest standard in cardiac care, the specialists diagnose and manage full range of heart conditions. The cath lab is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and complete range of services – from cardiac investigations to interventional cardiology procedures in ultramodern cath Lab.

Common procedures that can be performed include; diagnostic coronary artery angiography with either femoral or radial approach, balloon dilatation, coronary artery stenting, renal artery stenting, and permanent pacemakers and defibrillators implantation.

For more information about the cardiac catheterization lab, & to make an appointment with one of our cardiologists, call 06 7463333 , 050 4384895

Ajman Ruler Lauds Construction of a New Hospital

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A NEW 300 BED TEACHING HOSPITAL TO COME UP IN AJMAN

His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi praised the efforts of Thumbay Group UAE for planning to establish Gulf Medical University Hospital in Al Jarf Ajman.

According the details given by Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group UAE, the construction of the new GMU Hospital will begin this November and is expected to be completed by 2017/18.  I am thankful to His Highness for encouraging us to expand our facilities and services to offer high quality healthcare and education in the region said Moideen.

“We are confident that the new hospital, to be constructed within the university campus will become a leading name in healthcare in the region. Our chain of hospitals aims to be the leading network of academic hospitals in the Middle East. The main focus is to provide patient centered care of the highest quality in an academic set up”, said Thumbay Moideen. With established hospitals in Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, and Fujairah, the group has recently launched Thumbay Clinics in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah.

The GMU Hospital, a state of the art, purpose built 300 beds facility will be the teaching hospital of Gulf Medical University. The hospital will be equipped with modern infrastructure and will focus on medical tourism also. Constructed over 3,20,000 square feet area, in four floors, and with over 120 clinics, the hospital will feature a special robotic pharmacy, a first of its kind in the region, and will have tertiary care facilities. The hospital will also have a full-fledged radiology department with PET-CT scan, a first of its kind in northern emirates. With ultramodern facilities, the management aims at providing high quality healthcare services at very affordable cost. The state of the art laboratory will be connected to CABRI (Center for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation) via an unmanned chute, to offer highly specialized tests and diagnostic facilities.

NEW DENTAL HOSPITAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER TO COME UP ON CAMPUS:

Plans are made to construct a dedicated Dental Hospital with over 50 chairs, to teach and train students from College of Dentistry. Spanning over 30,000 sq. feet and hosted in three floors, the dental hospital will have all specialties under one roof.

A hi-tech Rehabilitation center will have physical therapy, speech & hearing and occupational therapy specialties, and sports medicine, with state of the art laboratories including GAIT Analysis lab. The center will be constructed in three floors with an area of 30,000 square feet. The center will train the physical therapy students of the university.

The dental and rehabilitation centers are expected to be ready by September 2016.

The new GMU Hospital, which is going to be the largest private hospital in Northern Emirates, is being established as a brand providing quality care to patients from all over the region. The hospital is a part of Thumbay Group and GMC Hospitals and will be the teaching hospital for Gulf Medical University Ajman. GMU Hospital will bring together highly skilled professional and the latest advancements in medical technology. “Our goal is to build lasting relationship with people. We believe that the healing process is as much about personal care as medical attention. At Thumbay Hospitals we unite exceptional clinical success rates and superior technology with traditional care and warmth, as we truly believe the world is our extended family” says Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Healthcare and Retail of Thumbay Group UAE.

GMU Hospital will lay special emphasis on medical tourism. Along with all other group hospitals, GMU Hospital will also play an important role in offering tertiary care services to medical tourists. The International Medical Tourism department of Thumbay Hospitals aims to cater to an extensive number of patients and be known as the preferred hospital for medical tourism in UAE. As part of the strategic plans, Thumbay Group is planning to open representative offices in 20 countries to educate people about medical facilities and services at all Thumbay Hospitals in UAE. We expect to have about 1000 patients as medical tourists per day in the next 5 – 6 years. It is ambitious but achievable, says an optimistic Akbar Moideen Thumbay.