Obstetrics & Gynecology


The Obstetrics & Gynecology Department at Burjeel Medical City (BMC), Abu Dhabi, provides comprehensive care for women and babies at all stages of life, from adolescence to menopause and beyond.

Our Department is equipped with state-of-the-art delivery suites, a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and cutting-edge well-women & well-baby clinics. Striving to deliver the highest level of patient-centered care, our multidisciplinary team of obstetricians, gynecologists, and midwives tailor a customized clinical approach to suit every woman’s needs. They offer lifestyle advice and discuss birth plans, family planning, postnatal care, and cancer prevention while providing support and assurance throughout pregnancy and post-pregnancy.

In addition, they offer the full spectrum of out-patient and in-patient services for women’s health, including yearly women’s well-being checkups, prenatal care, advanced gynecologic, and minimally invasive surgeries, as well as pre-marital, pre-conception, and post-menopausal counseling. They are also highly skilled in managing high-risk pregnancies, assisted pregnancies, and subfertility problems, and carrying out various gynecological procedures.

Conditions We Treat
  • High-risk pregnancies
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Obstetric complications
  • Acute and chronic pelvic infections
  • Pregnancy-induced hypertension, gestational diabetes, and endocrine disorders
  • Routine gynecological problems like menstrual disorders
Procedures We Offer
  • Normal delivery
  • Cesarean delivery
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Operative gynecological surgery
  • Laparoscopic treatment for ectopic pregnancy
  • Laparoscopic removal of adnexal cysts
  • Cervical cerclage, including prophylactic laparoscopic cerclage
  • Laparoscopic uterine fibroids removal (myomectomy)
  • Colposcopy
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEP)

Fetal Medicine

Fetal Medicine primarily focuses on managing the health concerns of unborn babies. Our multidisciplinary team of Fetal Medicine specialists has extensive expertise in performing screenings and invasive prenatal tests to diagnose and manage fetal malformation. In addition, they are highly skilled in carrying out minimal invasive fetal surgeries.

Keeping with our commitment to excellence, our department includes multiple pregnancy clinics, preterm delivery clinics, and bereavement clinics equipped with advanced technologies and highly trained medical professionals that offer a wide range of services.

Conditions we treat

  • Complex fetal diseases

Procedures we offer

  • Ultrasound scans
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorion villus sampling (biopsy of the placenta)
  • Fetal blood sampling
  • Complex therapeutic procedures such as fetal blood transfusion, fetal drainage/ shunting procedures
  • Early pregnancy scan
  • Detailed NT scan including assessment of risk
  • Early fetal cardiac scan
  • Anomaly scan
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Fetal doppler assessment
  • Growth scans

Gynecological Oncology:

Our world-class team consists of highly-skilled radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists working closely with a support team and a molecular genetics team to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and personalized care for all patients.

In addition, our Europe-accredited gynecological oncology surgeons have extensive experience performing laparoscopic procedures, ultraradical procedures, and robotic surgeries to manage advanced stages of ovarian cancer.

Conditions we treat

  • Ovarian masses
  • All gynecological cancers

Procedures we offer

  • Abnormal PAP Smears
  • Keyhole hysterectomy (Laparoscopic)
  • Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Cytoreductive surgery (ultraradical surgery) for advanced stages of ovarian cancer
  • Pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy (open/laparoscopic)
  • Radical hysterectomy (open/laparoscopic)
  • Vaginectomy (open/laparoscopic)
  • Fertility preservation surgery for cervical cancer (trachelectomy - simple or radical)
  • Laparoscopic cervical cerclage
  • Ovarian transposition procedures (laparoscopic)
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Team that Cares

Dr. Jafaru Abu

Consultant Gynecological Oncology Surgeon

Dr. Mayada Thamir Younis

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Ritu Nambiar

Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Shaima Ali Subhi Mohamad

Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Rozina Naurin

Specialist- Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Rihan Saafan

Director Maternity Services

Dr. Ayat Jamil Al- Hawajreh

Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Priyanka Ashish Dhemre

Specialist - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Samreen Fatima

General Practitioner