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The Cardiac Center Of Excellence 


Zulekha Hospital has been at the heart of providing the finest cardiac care in UAE since 2007 with a team of dedicated international experts together with advanced technology and world class facilities.

The department is fully equipped for non-invasive and invasive investigations such as Transthoracic and Transesophageal echocardiography and treadmill testing. The Cardiac Center of Excellence boasts of a top-notch digital cardiac catheterization lab and has been routinely performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. Alongside the routine diagnostic invasive procedures like angiography and catheterization studies, the center performs coronary and peripheral angioplasty (angioplasties of the leg for other blood vessels), with stenting and balloon valvuloplasty for all valvular lesions. Device and coil closure of PDA and device closure of ASD are being performed on patients of all ages.

The range of specialized care for screening, diagnosis and treatment of various heart conditions are as follows:

Non Invasive Cardiology

  • 24 hour Holter monitor
  • 2D Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Exercise / Dobutamine stress Echocardiogram
  • Exercise Stress Test

Invasive Cardiology

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary intervention
  • Peripheral angiogram and interventions: carotid, renal, celiac, mesenteric and extremities
  • Permanent pacemaker placement
  • AICD / CRT placement
  • ASD/ PFO closure

Additionally, the Cardiac Center of Excellence at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is fully equipped to facilitate high-risk treatments locally including procedures such as Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) to improve blood flow to the heart.

Our surgeons will provide complete evaluation, diagnosis, and surgical treatment for a wide variety of disorders. Our goal will be to provide contemporary, evidence-based Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery in a personalized fashion. Using an integrated approach in the treatment of heart, lung and Vascular disease, our surgeons will work closely with cardiologists, pulmonologists, endocrinologists and other specialists to make one’s health our top priority.

Procedures that will be performed:

Cardiac surgery 

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting. 
  • Valve repair
  • Valve replacement
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Beating heart surgery
  • Minimally invasive Cardiac surgery

Thoracic surgery

  • Lung surgeries
  • Surgery for lung cancer
  • Video assisted Thoracic surgery
  • Intercostal drainage
  • Chemo port insertion for Chemotherapy
  • Surgery for tuberculosis
  • Decortication for thickened pleura

Vascular surgery

  • Peripheral arterial bypass
  • Endoscopic Vascular surgery
  • Arteriovenous fistula creation for dialysis
  • Treatment for Deep Venous thrombosis
  • Laser therapy (EVLT) for varicose veins
  • Aortic surgeries
  • Treatment of Ischemic and Diabetic wounds
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