Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Healthcare(Healthcare & Medicine)
Filter PR by
  
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre and Healthpoint Establish an Integrated Thyroid Clinic
 
  • New clinic offers record turn-around time from testing to results
  • Expert team to include endocrinologists and head & neck surgeon
  • Clinic to provide consultations, testing, surgery
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 September, 2017 – Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, and Abu Dhabi’s one-stop-shop for the treatment, prevention, education and research of diabetes, has partnered with its sister facility, Healthpoint, a multi-speciality hospital in Abu Dhabi, to establish a new integrated thyroid clinic. This collaboration will enable patients to have their thyroid related problems managed in a combined multidisciplinary setting.
 
The joint clinic, to be located at ICLDC’s Zayed Sports City branch in Abu Dhabi, will use the combined expertise of Mubadala’s healthcare entities to offer an integrated approach to thyroid care. Specialist services will include consultation, testing, diagnosis, risk estimation and surgery, addressing a variety of thyroid-related conditions, such as nodules, goitres, Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer and parathyroid adenoma.
 
The clinic will be equipped to perform a wide range of procedures, such as thyroid examination, non-invasive ultrasonography, ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA), thyroid nodule ablation (with sclerosing agent or thermal ablation), and various types of surgery including partial and total thyroidectomy as well as parathyroidectomy. 
 
The expert team will comprise specialist thyroid surgeon Dr. Luaay Aziz from Healthpoint in addition to a trio of endocrinologists from ICLDC – Dr. Aly Bernard Khalil, Dr. Ali Bakir and Dr. Safdar Naqvi.
 
Suhail Mahmood Al Ansari, Chairman of Healthpoint and Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, and Executive Director of Mubadala Healthcare, said: “The partnership between ICLDC and Healthpoint is set to greatly enhance Mubadala’s healthcare offering. We are committed to best practice, and our latest venture aligns with our mandate of promoting medical excellence, providing the highest quality of care, and facilitating clinical collaboration and knowledge transfer.”
 
He added: “In bringing our best medical specialists together under one roof to offer thyroid patients peace of mind, we are confident the new clinic’s expertise in this specific area of medicine will go a long way towards elevating the standards of thyroid care in the region.”
 
The World Health Organization estimates that around 750 million people globally have a thyroid malfunction, with women up to eight times more likely to experience disorders. According to statistics from the 10th Annual Middle East Otolaryngology Conference and Exhibition that took place in Dubai in April 2017, around five per cent of the UAE population suffers from various thyroid conditions. 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 6978 times
PR Category : Healthcare & Medicine
Posted on : Tuesday, September 26, 2017  3:16:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Rak Medical & Health Sciences University Convocation Ceremon...
Next Story : Vitamin D deficiency a strong factor in failed pregnancies, ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Skyline Book Fair 2018 [10285-Views]
The Bremont Waterman [9730-Views]
Holiday hair: The best product to keep your locks smelling fresh and protected [9382-Views]
ServeU to Take Huge Leap Forward with Smart Cleaning Robots [7680-Views]
Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted [7174-Views]
Chronoswiss' Exclusive Limited Edition Flying Regulator Marks 31st Anniversary of Kitzbuhe... [7119-Views]
Blackberry Key2: An Icon Reborn [7106-Views]
The Future Takes The Past Tense [6942-Views]
CSR Initiatives by Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues in full strength [6716-Views]
Consulate General of India Mr. Vipul came as CHIEF GUEST at the blood donation camp organi... [6289-Views]
Marchon Eyewear Summer 2018 Collections [6265-Views]
DWTC events drive AED 12.7bn in economic value for Dubai, fuelling record 3.3% contributio... [6039-Views]
du Distributes Eid Gifts at Al Jalila Children's Hospital [5795-Views]
Al-Futtaim ACE celebrates Eid with exciting offers and activities [5496-Views]
24 hour Mega Sale at Dalma Mall! [5417-Views]
Beauty on the Go [5252-Views]
Al Ghandi Auto brings the most Affordable Electric Vehicle - Chevrolet Bolt EV - to the UA... [5069-Views]
A Sparkling Gift Guide for Eid al-Fitr by Mouawad [4935-Views]
Skin Hydration is one of the primary challenges our skin faces in the UAE [4923-Views]
Purify Your Skin with Skin Republic [4886-Views]
New open-air member of the AMG GT family [4673-Views]
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center distributes Eidia on first day of Eid [4636-Views]
Abu Dhabi Treats Eid Al Fitr Visitors to Shopping Bonanza with 90% Discounts Across 15 Sel... [4618-Views]
Rapid renewal of smartphone portfolio brings next generation Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 to fans ... [4581-Views]
iVOOMi Smartphones Enter the UAE Market Exclusively on SOUQ.com [4551-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories