Burjeel Hospital inaugurates cardiac catheterization lab

July 31, 2017

On the occasion of its first anniversary, Burjeel Hospital in Muscat announced on Monday the opening of its state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratory.

The facility can be used for conducting angiograms, angioplasty stenting procedures, non-surgical closure of holes and defects and pacemaker implantation among others.

Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare to which Burjeel Hospital belongs, said, “We are extremely delighted to announce the opening of the state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratory at the Burjeel Hospital in Al Khuwayr. There couldn’t have been a better occasion to announce this than on the hospital’s first anniversary in the country. This initiative is in synchronisation with the commitment of VPS Healthcare in ensuring quality of life of our patients.

“The incidence of cardiovascular diseases is alarmingly on the rise in the region. As a medical provider, it is our responsibility to deliver best healthcare which will in turn improve long-term economic growth of the country.”

He added, “The cardiac catheterization lab is part of our expansion plans, designed to strengthen our medical services and raise benchmarks in healthcare provision.”

A new Burjeel medical centre is coming up at the Palm Mall, he said.

Burjeel’s cardiac team includes Dr Adil al Reyami, consultant interventional cardiologist; Dr Khalfan al Senaidi, paediatric cardiologist; Dr Ismail al Abri, paediatric cardiologist; Dr Levent Ozdemir, specialist interventional cardiologist and Dr Rajan, consultant - internal medicine and Dr Francy, specialist- internal medicine.

One of the modern facilities in the sultanate, Burjeel Hospital opened last year and is a seven- star healthcare facility that offers specialised medical treatment and services to local communities in line with world-class standards and practices.

The hospital provides all core medical, paramedical and support services delivered by well-trained, accredited and skilled professionals.

The healthcare facility, which is part of internationally recognised Burjeel Hospital headquartered in Abu Dhabi, includes clinical teams from recognised hospitals and universities.