What is Neonatology?
Neonatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the delivery of medical care to babies that are born prematurely or born with various congenital diseases.
At AL Zahra Hospital Dubai, we bring together state of the art neonatal technologies with expert subspecialized neonatology staff and latest medical practices to ensure your baby is on their fastest and safest way to full recovery.
Our NICU accepts babies born as low as 26 weeks of pregnancy. The neonatology division treats babies between 0 to 28 days old. We provide comprehensive care for premature and high-risk babies, offering various medical and surgical services to our small patients.
In addition, we provide state-of-the-art medical technologies, including the various modes of mechanical ventilation, ranging from non-invasive ventilation to conventional and high frequency ventilation, diagnostic evaluation and treatments.
Every attempt is made to deliver care in a manner that fosters optimal growth and development of the newborn infant as well as incorporates the family into care plan initiatives.
Supported by a wide range of pediatric sub-specialty consultants, Al Zahra hospital Dubai neonatology services are delivered by dedicated staff of neonatal nurses in collaboration with subspecialty-trained neonatologists.
The scope of care delivered is a full continuum, beginning with antenatal consulting for families who will potentially have an infant in the NICU. The NICU provides intensive care including the provision of high frequency oscillatory ventilation, conventional ventilation, most medical, surgical, pediatric sub-specialties, and multi-system support, making the Al Zahra Hospital NICU one of the most potent centers for premature babies in Dubai.
We partner with families to provide the most appropriate daily care and decision-making for their infants.
When the patient no longer needs intensive care, medical care will be provided in the most appropriate place for that infant and family, whether it will be a continued stay in the NICU, or in a special care nursery that can better meet all the needs of the infant and family.
The NICU does provide transitional care to assist families in making the transition from illness to wellness. While in transitional care, the family receives complete preparation for discharge including teaching, coordination of home care, coordination of community resources, and arrangements for all needed follow ups including follow up in the neonatal high-risk clinic.
In the Neonatal High-Risk clinic, we provide RSV prophylaxis (Synagis) as indicated and monitor growth and development of NICU grads.
Meet Our Team
Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world
- Dr. Soliman is a Consultant Neonatologist and Pediatrician with solid clinical knowledge and experiences that extend to more than 15 years in his field. He is a highly trained and experienced critical care physician in both neonatology and pediatrics. Dr Soliman studied medicine in Cairo University, Egypt from which he obtained his Masters and Medical Doctorate. Besides that, Dr. Soliman is a member and fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, UK in addition to his other fellowships from Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Moreover, he is European board certified in neonatal and paediatric intensive care.
- Dr. Maged has over 15 years of experience in the neonatology field in different tertiary University hospitals in Egypt, KSA, and UAE. He obtained his medical degree from Ain Shams University (Egypt), and started his medical training in General Pediatrics in the same University Center followed by specialization in Neonatology. He has been a lecturer of Pediatrics and Neonatology with several publications in the field of Neonatal Medicine before moving his practice to Dubai.
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