Tue, 07 September 2021
We’ve heard it a million times – Health is Wealth. While some of us might tire of hearing the same idiom repeatedly, the fact remains that it rings true in every way and form as there is no substitute for good health. We delved into some of Bahrain’s most trusted healthcare practices, including hospitals, physiotherapy centers, a women’s health clinic and a dental clinic in the hopes that our readers will always be in the best of health.
ROYAL BAHRAIN HOSPITAL
Leading private sector hospital, Royal Bahrain Hospital (RBH) in Salmaniya, is a modern healthcare facility known for its high quality standards, enhanced care, and expert team of multi-disciplinary medical professionals.
RBH is a 70-bed facility providing outpatient, inpatient and emergency services and is equipped with state-of-the-art operating rooms, maternity facilities, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology including MRI, Mammogram, CT-Scan, X-ray and Ultrasounds.
RBH has earned an exemplary reputation for its quality care and service and continues to develop its services in line with the emerging health protocols. RBH has recently refurbished its in-patient rooms with a clear focus on enhancing the patient experience quotient.
In an effort to bring its services closer to the people of Bahrain, RBH has recently launched RBH Medical Center (RBHMC) in The Park in Janabiyah. RBHMC provides services of its doctors from RBH ensuring continuity of care.
Prominent specialties at RBH include General Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Urology, Dermatology & Cosmetology, Cardiology, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Family Medicine, Endocrinology and many more.
For more information or to book an appointment, call 17 246-800 or visit www.royalbahrainhospital.com
AL KINDI HOSPITAL
Established in the year 2008, Al Kindi Hospital is one of the leading private hospitals in New Zinj area with clients across the GCC.
Al Kindi Hospital has 22 specialties under one roof with a group of renowned consultants and specialists working as a team. The hospital is proud to be accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) and National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA). The hospital is fully equipped to deliver excellent medical, surgical and extensive in-patient and out-patient high standard services in a warm and friendly environment. In addition, the hospital’s 24-hour clinic includes triage and observation beds and is ready to handle day-to-day emergency services.
Furthermore, their advanced Laboratory and Radiology departments provide excellent medical services round the clock. The Endoscopy department provides surgical and non-surgical solutions in a safe and highly advance equipped environment. The in-patient department offers a selection of luxury and standard rooms with high quality nursing services including labour and maternity suites.
For more information or to book an appointment, call 17 240-444 (Zinj), 17488-000 (Sanad) or visit www.alkindihospital.com.
PEARL PHYSIOTHERAPY CENTER
Officially launched in November 2018, Pearl Physiotherapy Center is a dedicated musculoskeletal (MSK) and pain management clinic.
The Center is equipped with the most advanced technology in the treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions. Following a different approach to physiotherapy treatment, the clinic takes into consideration the patient’s thoughts, feelings, memories, expectations, beliefs, experience and finally, the biology. The team then creates a custom treatment plan that is patient-centred.
The sole and primary focus of the clinic is to tackle symptoms and conditions associated in any way to muscle, nerve, joint and bone in any unique combination. “We provide relief to a comprehensive spectrum of acute and chronic conditions based on the most recent research and evidence-base methodologies ranging from manual therapy, electro-therapy, soft-tissue and advanced manipulation techniques for a wide range of conditions,” explains Director and Specialised Physiotherapist, Pearl Wasif Sulaiman.
The centre offers a variety of rehabilitation services including musculoskeletal, paediatric, cardiopulmonary and vestibular rehabilitation. Due to the centres remarkable growth since its establishment, Pearl Physiotherapy Center will be transitioning to an even bigger center to accommodate their growing patient base while adding new services.
For updates on the opening of the new centre, visit www.pearl-physio.com, follow @pearlphysiobh on Instagram or WhatsApp 33 305-020.
WONDER FITNESS CENTER
A unique facility in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Wonder Fitness is the first and only fitness centre which is specialised for individuals with autism. The centre offers a safe space for individuals with autism to have their needs and abilities developed and built on by specialists.
The centre offers individualised sessions and recently introduced partner sessions - pairing two members of the center together seeing as it has been a great success. “We are a team of four passionate coaches and an amazing therapist who love to exercise, remain active and have a love for those wonders of the world – individuals with autism,” says Founder and Head Coach at Wonder Fitness Center, Sana Ghawas.
The centre is located in close proximity to Atrium Mall, Janabiya. “We are a small fitness studio and focus on functional training. So, we don’t use machines. We focus on coordination, mobility and strength training using free and different kinds of weights along with resistance training,” she explains.
Young athletes training at Wonder Fitness Center are found to benefit physically by getting stronger and learning new skills. Communication skills and reaction have also shown improvement with the young athletes.
For more information, follow @wonderfitnesscenter on Instagram.
DR. ALI MATTAR DENTAL CENTER
One of the first modern dental centres in Bahrain, Dr. Ali Mattar Dental Center WLL is a well-known name and has a track record of providing patients with excellent dental care. Founded in 1986, this private practice offers a comprehensive range of restorative, cosmetic and paediatric dental services.
A graduate from the Royal College of Surgeons of England with his BDS-DDPH-MSc Degree, and a postgraduate from the Eastman Dental Institute in the UK, Dr. Mattar has worked diligently to grow his practice into a state-of-the-art facility that offers comprehensive, individualised care for dramatically improving the oral health and appearance of patients’ teeth and gums. Since its inception, more than 20,000 patients have come to Dr. Ali Mattar Dental Center for excellent proficiency, superior service and professional care.
Dr. Mattar and his expert team of consultants have transformed smiles using the most innovative techniques and technology. The centre offers Comprehensive, Preventive, Restorative, Cosmetic (including porcelain veneers) and Sedation Dentistry. Dr. Mattar and his associate dentists, who are experts in their respective dental specialities, are available to provide the best dental treatments in accordance with the highest international standards.
He is one of the founding members of the Bahrain Dental Society and has served as its president for two consecutive terms. An associate member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he also stays active within the dental community as a member of several professional organisations and study clubs, consistently developing his skills and knowledge through continuing education, dental conferences and seminars.
For more information, kindly call 17 714-877.
DR. MURAT WOMEN’S CLINIC
As a German / Bahrain Board-Certified Consultant for obstetrics/gynaecology and gynaecologic oncology, breast cancer, advanced minimal invasive gynaecology and robotic surgeries, Dr. Murat Koc is a leading authority in women’s reproductive ailments focusing on minimal invasion for maximum success.
He is highly specialised and experienced in gynaecological laparoscopic and breast cancer diagnostics and treatments, including advanced cases, using an approach that incorporates the latest and most innovative medical advances available.
Having performed a notable number of surgical and non-surgical procedures, he is one of the first choices for female patients not only in Bahrain, but in the region. His pioneering practice has led to the sophistication of women’s healthcare in Bahrain, most notably with the establishment of a first-of-its-kind, internationally accredited ‘Center of Excellence in Minimal Invasive Gynecology’ alongside his private practice, Dr Murat Women’s Clinic.
Dr. Murat ‘s clinic provides all kinds of diagnostic, surgical or conservative treatment options for a variety of health issues that affect women – fibroids, ovarian tumours and cysts, prolapse and female incontinence, treatment and early detection of precancerous conditions of the female genital tract, and breast and other gynaecological cancers. Besides carrying out successful laparoscopic procedures, Dr Murat offers Integrative Oncology, which is the use of complementary, or integrative therapies along with conventional medicine to fight cancer. These therapies work together with standard treatment methods (surgery, chemotherapy or radiation) to treat the patient’s body, mind, and spirit. Integrative therapies an help with the goals of treatment, alleviate side effects, relieve distress, and may help with treatment results and adherence.
For more information, call 17 230-238 or follow @drmuratwomensclinic on Instagram.