Press Release

Kanad Hospital Providing Whole-Person Healthcare For Men, Women, And Children

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates – Kanad (formerly known as Oasis) Hospital was established in 1960 by Drs. Pat and Marian Kennedy at the request of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Physicians from the United States, the Kennedys came to the UAE with the overarching goal of providing loving healthcare to the people of the Gulf region. Kanad Hospital has the privilege of being the first hospital established in the Abu Dhabi Emirate and the first private Al Ain hospital in the Emirate to achieve Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation. Owned by True Sojourners, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization, it is a not-for-profit hospital committed to its mission to honor God by providing whole-person healthcare with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.

Kanad Hospital is comprised of a team of board-certified doctors, nurses and advocates who are qualified to provide expert care and support to patients and their families. Ever since the hospital opened its doors, it has been especially known for its excellent obstetric and pediatric care, and Kanad is proud to be recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation for women and children. The hospital’s women’s health department includes the following services: antenatal care, birthing center, breastfeeding consultation, mammography, maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and urogynecology. The pediatric department offers excellent general care for children from birth to 14 years of age, as well as pediatric cardiology and surgery services, and a state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit.

Additionally, Kanad’s primary care services include clinical genetics, family and internal medicine, and an urgent care clinic. The hospital hosts several medical specialties, including cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, and psychiatry. Its surgical services include anesthesia, ears, nose and throat (ENT), general surgery, ophthalmology, urology and vascular surgery. Finally, Kanad offers the following ancillary services: infusion center, laboratory, nutrition, pharmacy, physiotherapy, radiology / imaging center and speech therapy.

Whatever one’s health needs may be, they can trust Kanad Hospital with their care. For more information, visit, or call +971 3 713 1111 to book an appointment.

Media Contact

Company Name
Kanad Hospital
Contact Name
Dr. John Birky
971 3 713 1111
Sanaiya St
Al Ain, Near Etisalat
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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