Muscat: Chest pain is an alarming health issue and needs immediate medical care to rule out further complications.
To provide quality and timely treatment to the residents in Oman, Muscat Private Hospital (MPH) opened its new state-of-the-art 24/7 Chest Pain Unit on April 24.
Dr Mohammed Al Mukhaini, Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Hospital & Muscat Private Hospital, Dr Abdullah Amer Sultan Al Riyami, Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Muscat Private Hospital, Dr Salim Al Maskary, Senior Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at Royal Hospital and Dr Najib Zahran Hamood Al Rawahi Senior Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at Royal Hospital & Muscat Private Hospital, attended the occasion as chief guests.
Dr Amr Abdalla Mohammad Hassan, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and head Department of Cardiology, MPH and Dr Abdel Hakkim Mohammed Khatab Abdel, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, MPH addressed the media and elaborated on the facility and the hospital’s effective management of patients coming with all types of chest pain.
Dr Amr Abdalla said, "The major concern when a patient gets chest pain is the delay in getting the patient to the hospital on time. Most often, patients wait for a considerable time before seeking medical help. Time is precious in chest pain and our mission is to save the life of each and every patient. We are well equipped with advanced Cath Lab facility for immediate Interventions and function 24x7 to provide necessary medical help to all the patients that come to our hospital.”
Subba Rao, Hospital Director of MPH said, “Being the most trusted and complete tertiary care hospital, MPH is bound to offer the best quality healthcare to the residents of the Sultanate at an affordable rate. We offer state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure along with the most experienced interventional cardiologists and support team to ensure the best outcomes. We are open round-the-clock emergency services supported by Cath Lab and Coronary Care Unit.”
Open for 24/7, the Chest Pain Unit is a boon to the residents of Oman, mainly to the expatriates. MPH is JCI accredited hospital, which is the gold standard for the US, and European hospitals; it maintains high levels of patient care and safety.
In case of any chest pain or emergency, patients can avail free ambulance service within Muscat region by just dialling the toll-free number 8002020.