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When to come to the Emergency Department

We provide medical care for anyone who arrives at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Emergency Department.

What We Treat

  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Breathing problems
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Coughs and colds
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Dizziness / fainting
  • Falls
  • Fever
  • Head injury 
  • Headaches 
  • Medication concerns
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stomach pain 
  • Stroke
  • Traffic accidents
  • Vomiting / diarrhea
  • Weakness

In case of a medical emergency please call 999 from within the UAE, or your local emergency number from outside the UAE.

Chest Pain Center and Stroke​ Center​

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is also designated by the Department of Health (formerly HAAD), as the official Chest Pain and Stroke Center for the entire Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Any patient who requires medical attention for chest pain or stroke can expect to be fully treated at our facility, including evaluation, stabilization and rapid access to treatment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I need to come to the Emergency Department?

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours, 365 days a year to address any medical concern. It does not have to be an emergency in order for us to help you.  If there is an issue or symptom which is concerning you, please come in.

Can I receive emergency medical treatment at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi even if my insurance provider does not cover me?

Yes, in medical emergencies, all patients are able to receive initial medical treatment at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Emergency Department. Depending on their insurance coverage and payment preferences, patients and their families are provided the option to be transferred to another hospital once they are in a stable condition.

When is the best time to come to the Emergency Department?

We are available whenever you need us and operate around-the-clock, seven days a week. Busy times at the Emergency Department are not always predictable. However, our expert methods and Western practices allow us to assess patients correctly and to consistently provide efficient care.

How long will I have to wait to see a doctor?

Most of our patients are seen by a doctor within 10 minutes of arriving at the Emergency Department.

Can children be treated at the Emergency Department?

Yes, the Emergency Department sees patients of all ages including children. All patients who come to the Emergency Department are evaluated and treated to ensure their condition is stabilized.


Please note that Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi does not provide inpatient/clinic care for obstetrics/gynecology,orthopedics or pediatrics. Patients who present to the Emergency Department and need further care or admission for these specialties will be stabilized and given options for continued care.