Under the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital (SKSH), Ras Al Khaimah, is on course to become a leading medical facility for the Northern Emirates.

Adopting the vision of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the six-storey, hospital, provides essential world class tertiary care services in the Northern Emirates, with a focus on three Medical Specialties:

  • Oncology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Neuroscience

SKSH has a 246 bed capacity for the care of inpatients, and a number of outpatient clinics open during the week. A walk-in-service for people with minor illnesses and injuries is currently open to the public and expected to open fully as an Emergency Department in August 2015.

SKSH has open six General Wards: three male wards, three female wards and a VIP ward. Additional wards include three ICU’s: Cardiac ICU with 10 beds and Medical ICU with 20 beds.

Each ward has private and shared rooms, and one isolation room. Every patient’s room is equipped with a bed and a nurse call button, TV, refrigerator, bedside table, sofa, over bed table, patient lifter, wardrobe and a separate bathroom. In addition, Arabic interpreters are available 24 hours.

The Operating Theatre has 10 sophisticatedly designed, spacious operating rooms as well as a 49 beds postoperative recovery unit. One room with Magnetic Resonance (MR) allows for sophisticated surgery to be performed as well as aids for special procedures in radiation oncology. Also the Operation Theater has brachytherapy which is equipped with full radiation-shielded wall and control room that can be used as a hybrid suite.

The hospital is currently managed by Seoul National University Hospital.