The Neonatology Department at Burjeel Medical City (BMC) is fully established, equipped, and staffed to provide intensive care support for critically ill newborns after delivery and outpatient care for well-baby follow-ups and immunoprophylaxis.

We offer world-class clinical expertise across a wide range of specialties, with multidisciplinary teams of American and European board-certified neonatology consultants, specialists, and nurses working together to provide comprehensive diagnosis and high-quality family-centered care, including antenatal counseling, lactation support and parent and family education.

With access to subspecialty pediatric medical and surgical services, our department provides a sub-regional level of neonatal care at level III, with rapidly progressing development of a level IV service.

Conditions We Treat
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Choanal atresia
  • Neonatal seizures
  • Extreme prematurity
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Necrotising entero-colitis
  • Neonatal encephalopathy
  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Hypoxic ischaemia encephalopathy
Treatments We Offer
  • Nitric oxide
  • Neonatal ECMO
  • Neonatal surgeries
  • High-frequency ventilation
Special Technologies
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Cerebral function monitoring
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy
  • Drum intensive phototherapy
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
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Team that Cares

Dr. Iviano Rudolph Ossuetta

Consultant - Neonatology
Director Neonatology Services VPS

Dr. Al-Halwagi El Tantawi

Specialist Pediatrics Neonatology

Dr. Musaddaq Inayat

Consultant - Neonatology

Dr. Abrar Malik Ahmed

General Practitioner Neonatology

Dr. Qaiser Zaman

Specialist Paediatrics-NICU

Dr. Sushil Kumar Murali

Specialist Pediatrics - NICU

Dr. Rayan Osman Ibrahim Faza

General Practitioner

Dr. Sara Salih Elsayed Saeed

General Practitioner