As medical tourism is becoming more popular, many people are travelling abroad in order to seek treatment. Qatar is known for its number medical service providers in the Middle East. The government, through its government health facilities, provide heavily subsidized medical services to expatriates and even free medical treatment to its citizens. The public healthcare in Qatar is managed by the Hamad Medical Corporation.
Also Read: How to Get a Hamad Health Card
In case you are wondering what are the medical health facilities run by the Qatar government, here’s a list of them we’ve shared below.
List of Government Health Facilities in Qatar
Enumerated below are the government health facilities in Qatar where expatriates and local residents can avail public health care and medical services.
Al Khor Hospital
Al Khor Hospital is a community hospital that provides various medical services to people living outside Doha especially those from the Northern part. The hospital offers diagnostic and therapeutic services and other patient care such as obstetrics, pediatrics, neonatal care, general medical care and surgery, emergency medicine. Other services it offers include nephrology, physiotherapy and home healthcare services.
Address: Al-Khor Hospital, Al Khor Town Road, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Contact Number(s): +974 4474 5555/+974 4474 5446/+974 4439 6666
Fax Number: +974 4474 5281
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Al Wakra Hospital
Al Wakra Hospital is the public health care service provider in the southern part of Qatar which includes the town of Al Wakrah and Mesaieed. The hospital is specialized in general medicine and surgery, pediatrics and pediatric emergency, obstetrics and gynecology. Other services it provides include dentistry, dermatology, and diabetes care. The hospital also has its burns unit.
Address: Al Wakra Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Contact Number: +974 4011 4444
The Cuban Hospital provides wide range of services to residents of western district of Qatar so that they do not have to travel to Doha. Services that the hospital offers include comprehensive dentistry, otolaryngology, dermatology, diabetes, gynecology, ENT and audiology. They also provide emergency services and general medicine.
Address: The Cuban Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Zekreet Dukhan, P.O. Box 27555, Qatar
Contact number: +974 4015 7777
Outpatient contact number: +974 4015 7888
Hamad General Hospital
Hamad General Hospital is the primary public health care provider in Qatar. Services it offers include trauma, emergency medicine, pediatrics, critical care, specialized medicine, laboratory medicine, and radiology services. The hospital manages a diabetic center that offers most advanced treatment to patients with kidney ailments. The hospital is also known for its robotics surgery program.
Address: Hamad General Hospital, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Contact number: +974 4439 4444
Outpatient contact number: +974 4439 4444
Sidra Medicine is a women’s and children’s hospital located in Ar-Rayyan Qatar. It provides world-class healthcare services to women and young people through their innovative and ultramodern facilities. Aside from that, Sidra Medicine is also a medical education and biomedical research center and is a member of the Qatar Foundation.
Address: Sidra Medicine, Al Gharrafa Street, Ar-Rayyan, Doha, Qatar
Contact number: +974 4003 3333
Operating Hours: 24/7 for inpatients, Sunday-Thursday (07:30 am – 3:30 pm) for outpatients
Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital (HMGH)
Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital is a community general hospital which offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care for adult males living in the Industrial Area of Doha. The hospital also conducts general surgeries and less complicated surgical procedures in orthopedics, plastics and urology.
Address: Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050 Industrial Area Ar-Rayyan
Contact Number: +974 4439 5777
The Heart Hospital is a specialized hospital for cardiology which provides a wide range of services and specialized care to cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery patients. Other services it offers include open heart surgery and emergency cardiac services. However, cardiology services for pediatric patients are given at the Hamad General Hospital.
Address: Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Contact number: +974 4439 5838
Outpatient contact number: +974 4439 8800
Rumailah Hospital provides rehabilitative services to patients who are disabled or handicapped and long-term care to the elderly people. Other services it offers include diagnostic services, surgical services for ENT and plastics, otolaryngology, ophthalmology and physiotherapy.
Address: Rumailah Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Al Khaleez St. P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Contact Number: +974 4439 6666
Outpatient contact number: +974 4439 6666
In order for the locals and expats to avail and enjoy the best medical services these government health facilities offer, they need to apply for a Government Health Card which is commonly known as the Hamad Health Card.
With the services that one can avail from these public health institutions, one does not need to worry on his health problems. However, even though most of the services are heavily subsidized by the government, there are still some medical services which one has to pay.
Meanwhile, you may also check these community health centers in Qatar which provide medical services that meet the specific needs of the communities they serve.