Asan Medical Center establishes the first gastroenterology hospital in Dubai

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Asan Medical Center, one of the largest medical facilities in South Korea, in cooperation with Abu Dhabi-based Scope Investments, is building the UAE’s first “Gastroenterology” specialty hospital on a 21,150 square meter site at Dubai Healthcare City.

Developed in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority, the 65-bed facility will consist of seven floors above ground and two below ground and will be equipped with the latest facilities, equipment, technology and digital solutions and the best specialists and doctors with international experience.

Construction of the first Asan Medical Center outside of Korea is expected to begin soon and be completed in 2026.

Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, praised the Korean group for its strategic project and said it has become a privileged and attractive place for investment.

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“Upon completion, the hospital will begin providing a range of diagnostic services and offer specialized treatment for gastrointestinal cancers, including gastric, colon and pancreatic cancers, as well as liver transplants and morbidly obese patients,” he added.

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Fareed Bilbeisi, CEO of Scope Investment said: “This project follows the strategy of Scope Investment Company and its healthcare division, Bright Medical Services Company, which focuses on excellence in providing optimal medical services and exceptional care in all medical projects.”

As the first hospital in the Arab world specializing in digestive treatments, Asan Medical Center will play an important role in increasing the emirate’s competitiveness as an ideal health tourism destination, especially as the center will leverage its many years of experience in caring for patients in this field of medicine – he added.