The Associate Staff Physician is responsible for applying medical knowledge and skills in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of illness for patients within the Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Consultant Physician, the Associate Staff Physician treats patients directly and / or may make referrals to different members of the healthcare professional team at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Under the supervision, guidance, and approval of a Consultant Physician :
For physicians with Tier 1 or Tier 2 qualifications, no additional experience is required post-qualification in the specialty field.
For physicians with Tier 3 qualifications, a minimum of three years clinical experience post-qualification as a Specialist in an international accredited institute is required.
For UAE nationals, a minimum of one year experience post-qualification in the specialty field is required.
Ability to speak and write English is required; ability to speak and write Arabic is preferred.
For details on the Professional Qualification Requirements set by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi, please view the full document at :
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, the heart of Abu Dhabi’s new central business district. It shares the island with a hotel, stock exchange, and office buildings.
Access to the island is by multiple bridges to the mainland. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, providing a spectrum of specialty services that are designed to cater to the healthcare needs of Abu Dhabi and the region.
One of the objectives of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is to address the needs of patients currently traveling abroad for treatment.
Like its counterpart in the United States, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a physician-led medical facility, served by Western-
trained, North American board-certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers the most advanced tertiary medical services in the region through a comprehensive range of specialties and subspecialties.
Local and international patients are cared for in an environment that combines excellent amenities and service standards with the highest quality patient care and superior clinical outcomes.
The hospital is designed to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, and to utilize advanced technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of a number of initiatives led by Mubadala Healthcare. For information about Mubadala Healthcare, click here.
Estimated Service Area
This strategically located multi-specialty tertiary care facility with adjacent clinic houses five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors of critical and acute inpatient units totaling 364 beds (expandable to 490).
Additional space has been incorporated for operational and support departments, retailers, a conference center, and a high-
fidelity clinical simulation center. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hosts the latest technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records, integrating systems in a manner that is first of its kind in the country and the Middle East healthcare region.
State-of-the-art imaging equipment like CTs, MRIs, and procedural suites, along with technologically advanced and modern patient rooms, serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.
Number of Beds
364 beds (expandable to 490)