Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery

Our Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery team provides a full spectrum of specialized care for children and adolescents. Our pediatric surgeons are experts in performing highly specialized procedures. They also provide surgical services to help diagnose and treat conditions during childhood and adolescence. Our team is committed to helping children achieve their best possible outcomes.
Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery

Treatments &



  • ECMO 
  • Post Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 


  • Respiratory Failure from Upper Airway, Lower Airway, Parenchymal Lung Disease, or Pleural Pathology (e.g., Empyema, Pneumothorax, etc.) 


  • Status Epilepticus  
  • Post Neurosurgery 
  • Spinal Cord Compression 


  • Renal 
  • Acute Renal Failure - Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, or CRRT 


  • Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis (pH<7.15 or with Altered Sensorium) 


  • Exchange Transfusions 
  • Tumors or Masses Compressing or Threatening 


  • Severe Traumatic Brain Injury 
  • Polytrauma (e.g., Solid Organ Injury) 



  • Circuit of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for prolonged cardiopulmonary support 
  • Laboratory for cardiac catheterization with pediatric catheters and supplies 
  • Echocardiography equipment, including three Philips echocardiography machines equipped with pediatric-specific probes and transesophageal echocardiography capabilities 
  • MRI scanners with advanced cardiac imaging protocols 
  • Post-operative recovery areas

Key Achievements &


  • Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi, performed the first pediatric bone marrow transplantation in the UAE 
  • Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, surgically treated the first case of oesophageal atresia, a rare and complex gastrointestinal condition 
  • Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi, performed free corrective cleft-lip and palate surgery facilitated by a charity organization 
  • A multidisciplinary team of pediatric surgeons at Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi, performed laparoscopic surgery to remove an 8-cm cyst, a rare and first-of-its-kind surgery in the UAE