helping people beat cancer Oncology Services

Millions of people around the world have beaten cancer because of early detection, accurate diagnosis and a good personalized treatment plan under the guidance of an experienced Oncologist and an interdisciplinary Team, along with the help of a positive attitude and personal strength.

The Department of Oncology at Burjeel Hospital is the first Centre of Excellence in Abu Dhabi, dedicated to assure the best possible treatment for guests with oncological diseases. With Burjeel's state-of-the-art technology and its distinctive signature 'the art of healing', you are assured to have the very best possible support on your side.

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Cancer Services

Burjeel Hospital offers treatment for a wide variety of cancers across multiple stages. Our state-of-the-art facilities and multidisciplinary team of specialists enable us to deliver the highest levels of care and treatment to our guests.

Some of the key services include:

  • Chemotherapy (including biologicals targeted therapy)
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Hematology Service

Experienced Medical Team

The Department of Oncology at Burjeel Hospital combines the medical expertise of multidisciplinary doctors and nurses with state-of-the-art diagnostics, technology as well as innovative strength to provide our guests with the very best-in-class treatments. Led by senior consultant Dr Norbert W. Dreier, a team of specialists review every case together to formulate, plan and organize an interdisciplinary treatment that is personalized and effective for each guest.

Holistic Care

At Burjeel hospital we believe in holistic care and not just treating the disease. We provide an extremely comforting ambience, full of warmth and personalized attention. Soulful music therapy from a live pianist, calming hospital interiors, world class cuisine and personalized counselling provide emotional support to our guests and supplement curative treatment.

State-of-the-art Technology

We support you in the fight against Cancer by employing some of the best technology in the world for diagnostics and treatments. Cutting edge technology helps us make better diagnosis and map out the best possible treatment protocols leading to better chances of recovery.

  • 3 Tesla MRI – the cancer team at Burjeel hospital uses the world-class Phillips 3 Tesla MRI which is the latest and most powerful and provides vivid images that can facilitate faster as well as more accurate diagnoses
  • 64 Slice CT – an important tool in the detecting cancer, the 64 Slice CT is the newest generation of scanners in use. It produces detailed scans that identify possible cancers in the body and their stage. Our expert diagnostic team of radiologists works closely with doctors to chart out the best possible treatment for our guests.
  • State-of-the-art Operation Theatres (OT) equipped with the latest equipment and laminar airflow systems, to maintain internationally accepted sterility norms that minimize the risk of infection

Awards and Accreditation

Burjeel Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission International, USA (JCI) which is recognized as one of the highest International standards of safety and care that can be achieved by a Hospital. JCI standards include key elements like patient rights, informed consent, pain consent and additional key standards.

Burjeel Hospital has been recognized for its continuing efforts in delivering cutting edge technology and first class patient experience. It is this drive and commitment to these goals which has been appreciated by reputed organizations.

Recognition in Cancer

  • Recognition from HAAD in efforts to Fight Cancer in 2014
  • Recognition Award to Burjeel Hospital from Al Hosn Gas for the contribution and support to the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, 2014

Other Awards and Accreditations

  • Awarded as "Middle East's Emerging Healthcare Provider of the Year" by Frost and Sullivan in 2015
  • Awarded as "Healthcare Company of the Year" by Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014
  • Awarded the "Best Laboratory Design 2014" by Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East
  • Awarded the "Best Hospital Design" by the Hospital Build and Infrastructure Awards, 2012

The reputation of a hospital is built on the quality of medical care provided. Hence, stringent standards are in place to recruit world-class medical professionals. Our panel of highly qualified doctors have trained extensively in leading hospitals around the world and possess internationally recognized degrees from Europe, USA and other continents. Combined with state-of-the-art technology, the team delivers exemplary care and treatment following the highest international standards and protocols.

Dr. Amr Hassan

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Dr. Thanda Lucy Ann Joshua

Specialist – Medical Oncology

Dr. Norbert W Dreier

Consultant - Oncology

Dr. Urfan Ul Haq

Consultant - Medical Oncology