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Medicine and Health Sciences are viewed as a major component of the University’s mission since healthcare and medicine are considered essential to the wellbeing of the UAE community and to keeping pace with global developments.


The University places a great deal of emphasis on preparing students in specialized medical and healthcare disciplines in order to graduate competent physicians, dentists, nurses, lab technicians, healthcare professionals and researchers who may effectively contribute to the community. The Cluster provides quality international-standard education and training in numerous medical and healthcare disciplines and conducts advanced research.
The Medical Cluster at the University represents an integral part of the University’s mission and vision. It represents a model of how medical education, research and health care are integrated to fulfill the University's mission and vision through its four specialized Medical and Health Sciences colleges, all located on the same campus.


This new state-of-the-art hospital is centrally located within the University’s Medical and Health Sciences Cluster. Completed in 2011, it is the first teaching hospital in the UAE and has already become recognized as a leading world-class teaching hospital in the region with the latest in healthcare, education, and training.

UHS serves as a major educational component of the University and provides medical and health science students the opportunity to participate in a clinical environment.


General Clinical Service

  • Maternity
  • Gynecology
  • General Surgery including plastic surgery, breast surgery, pediatric surgery and ENT treatment
  • Orthopedics
  • General Clinical Services
  • General medicine including endocrinology and diabetes, neurology, cardiology and Respiratory medicine
  • General and neonatal pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Ear nose throat treatment
  • Eye center
  • Neurophysiology
  • Pediatrics

Sub-Specialty Areas of Excellence

  • Craniofacial and maxillary surgery Plastic and reconstructive surgery Cervical dysplasia, colposcopy and laser service
  • Foetal-maternal medicine unit

Support Services

  • Comprehensive diagnostic imaging including Ultrasound, CT, MRI and Mammography
  • Comprehensive laboratory services including hematology, cytology, biochemistry, anatomical pathology and microbiology
  • Hospital pharmacy services
  • CCU and ICU
  • Physiotherapy
  • Audiology
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cochlear implant program
  • Emergency
  • Heamodialysis
  • Medical Diagnostic Imaging
  • Sharjah Breast Center


The University Dental Hospital Sharjah (UDHS) is the first and largest dental hospital in the UAE, Gulf, and the region. UDHS opened in 2011 and is linked to the faculty of Dental Medicine within the University's Medical Complex. It is constructed according to the latest of international standards and has more than 165 dental chair units equipped with modern medical technology that is unrivaled by any other dental hospital in the region.

UDHS provides the following services: Pediatric dentistry, preventive dentistry, orthodontics, restorative treatment, root canal and jaw treatments, oral surgery, oral medicine, and radiology. In addition, the Radiology Unit is equipped with the latest imaging technology, including the Cone Beam CT Scan to determine the exact causes of dental and bone diseases.


Institutes, centers, and research laboratories provide a forum for cross-disciplinary collaboration to maximize the capacity of the University to address complex scientific, social, and economic challenges, conduct research, provide educational services and serve the needs of Sharjah, the UAE, and the region.

They bring to the forefront the collective expertise of the University in research and professional services and provide opportunities for faculty and students to engage with the community-at-large. The entities known as “institutes, centers and laboratories” are referred to as “special units” to distinguish them from other academic and administrative units within the University.