Aster Al Raffah to strengthen its presence in Muscat with addition of 200-bed tertiary care facility

Roundup Wednesday 15/September/2021 17:03 PM
By: Times News Service
Aster Al Raffah to strengthen its presence in Muscat with addition of 200-bed tertiary care facility

Muscat: Aster Al Raffah Hospital & Clinics which is one of the most sought after medical provider in Oman, has announced its plans to strengthen its presence in Muscat with addition of 200 bedded tertiary care facilities.

The new facility will have 5 modular operation theatres, cardiac catheterisation unit, advanced critical care unit including 7 bedded NICU, Radio diagnostic equipment’s which includes 1.5 Tesla MRI 128 Slice CT, Digital Xray, In addition to excellent clinicians. It will also have advanced centre of excellence for gastroenterology, orthopaedics, interventional radiology, obstetrics & gynaecology.

Aster Oman & Aster Kerala will work as one cluster under the Leadership of Regional Director Farhan Yasin.

“With the opening of the new hospital in Al Ghubra, Muscat, Aster Al Raffah Group will have the largest private sector hospital in Oman,” as said by  Farhan Yaseen, Regional Director for Aster Kerala and Oman Clusters.

By January, the new 200-bed hospital will be inaugurated. As many as 200 consultant-level doctors from Aster India will providing their expert medical care here in Oman.  Treatment modalities that are not available anywhere else in Oman will be available for the first time in Aster Al Raffah Hospital Ghubra.  The goal of this initiative is to help people avail the latest treatment services available abroad right here in Oman without having to travel abroad he added.

This association with bring the synergy of latest Infrastructure in Oman with senior consultants from India and Oman to provide specialised clinics like stroke clinic, electrophysiology, epilepsy management, embolisation clinics, said Dr Ashik Sainu, medical director Aster Oman.

“With addition of this facility Aster will have 4 hospitals and 7 medical centres with few more medical centres getting added up in interior towns of Oman to enhance the patient comfort along with utilising digital platforms so that they do not have to travel all the way for consulting / follow up of treatment,” said Dr Ashendu Pandey CEO Aster Oman.

"Our aim is to adapt latest digital platforms to enhance the patient experience in our new hospital along with making latest treatment modalities at affordable cost for helping citizens and resident in the current era of pandemic," said Dr Shinoop Raj, COO Aster Muscat region while concluding the meet.