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His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, officially inaugurated the Korean Medical Center (KMC) in Lusail City. His Excellency toured the center following its inauguration, which is run by 155 Korean and international medical staff.

Dr Sunpyo Lee, Medical Director of the Korean Medical Center and Head of Executive Health and Gastroenterology departments, toured the facility with His Excellency covering KMC’s specialized centers that include the Executive Health Center, Spine & Joint Center, Pain Management, Rehabilitation, Korean Medicine Center, Dental Center, Fertility Center, and Beauty and Wellness Center.

The inauguration of the center was attended by His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiya, Minister of Municipality; His Excellency Jeon Ho Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Qatar; Mohamed Moataz Al-Khayyat, Chairman of the Board of Estithmar Holding; Mr. Ramez Al-Khayyat, Vice Chairman and President of the company; Eng. Mohammed bin Badr Al-Sada, Group CEO of Estithmar Holding; members of Estithmar Holding's Board of Directors; Mr. Joseph Hazel, CEO of Elegancia Healthcare; and Dr Ahmed Al-Kalla, General Manager of KMC.

“After the successful collaboration between The View Hospital and Cedars-Sinai, as well as Estithmar Holding’s impressive extension of operations in Algeria and Iraq, we are honoured to have His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani officially inaugurate the Korean Medical Center,” expressed Mr Moutaz Al-Khayyat, Chairman of Estithmar Holding.

“As Estithmar Holding’s latest project, this center promises to bring unparalleled healthcare services to Qatar and the region.”

Mr Ramez Al-Khayyat, Vice Chairman and President of Estithmar Holding, added, “South Korea has been a global leader in healthcare thanks to its effective and specialized healthcare system that continues to achieve remarkable results. Therefore, our strategy when establishing the Korean Medical Center is to attract the most prominent healthcare providers in Korea in order to provide the most exceptional healthcare experience in Qatar and the region.”

The Korean Medical Center (KMC) works in partnership with the most prominent medical centers in Korea, including Asan Medical Center, the number 1 hospital in Korea and one of the best Orthopedic centers in the world, in addition to over 30 years of experience in fertility treatment; JK Plastic Surgery Center, a top global destination for cosmetic procedures, generalized care, and anti-aging treatments; Seoul AnhKang Hospital, known as the biggest pain management and rehabilitation center in Korea with over 20 years of experience; and lastly Limetree Dental Hospital, one of the most advanced and innovative centers for dental and oral treatments in Korea. Each one of these partners brings a wealth of distinct and extensive expertise to the Korean Medical Center.

Estithmar Holding's Group CEO Engineer Mohammed bin Badr Al-Sada said, "As a public equity company, Estithmar Holding Group continues to establish and launch dynamic and vital projects that will support the economic development and enrich stakeholder value."

The Korean Medical Center comprises 7 integrated and comprehensive centers namely:

Executive Health Center

The Executive Health Center, in partnership with Asan Medical Center, offers the most comprehensive medical checks and the most advanced preventative care and treatment in the region. One of the most distinct features of the Executive Health Center is that it conducts a range of extensive medical examinations for detailed diagnosis and early risk detection for diseases such as cancers, heart diseases, neurological and brain conditions, premarital medical examination, gynecological health, and fertility examinations among other diagnostic procedures. This center ensures individual and customized treatment by tailoring the examinations based on specific factors such as gender, age, health conditions, family history, and lifestyle. All diagnostic procedures are carried out through sophisticated instruments such as DEXA bone density scanners, and TESLA 3 MRI machines. To save time and effort, the procedures are designed to be fast and systematic through organized and successive steps, all on one floor to ensure efficiency and reduce wait times. After examinations, the concierge service provides follow-up services for a year post-appointment.

Spine & Joint Center

The Spine & Joint Center was also established in partnership with Asan Medical Center, renowned as one of the leading centers for orthopedics and joint treatments worldwide. It specializes in the treatment of skeletomuscular disorders, such as degenerative diseases, sports injuries, and chronic spinal and joint pain, through surgical and non-surgical procedures aimed at maintaining holistic physical health. Treatments provided at the center include sports injury rehabilitation, spine and joint injections, spine surgery, and arthroscopy.

Pain Management, Rehabilitation, Korean Medicine Center

What makes the Pain Management, Rehabilitation, and Korean Medicine Center unique is its partnership with Seoul AnhKang Hospital, the largest pain rehabilitation center in Korea with over 20 years of experience. The center comprises 3 main departments, namely the rehabilitation department, which provides rehabilitation services, exercise therapy, and physiotherapy, the pain management and treatment department, featuring FIMS, a minimally invasive, non-steroidal pain treatment. And lastly, the Korean Medicine department specializing in integrating Traditional Korean Medicine, which includes physiotherapy, exercise, nutrition, cupping, acupuncture, and moxibustion, with state-of-the-art medical technology.

Fertility Center

The Fertility Center works in collaboration with Asan Medical Center, which has operated in the field of fertility and reproduction for over 30 years. Its most prominent services include intra-uterine injections that boast a fertility success rate of almost 76%. It is also home to fertility laboratories that provide the latest IVF treatments, fertility, genetic testing, and gender determination, as well as counseling and support clinics for fertility struggles.

Beauty and Wellness Center

The Beauty and Wellness Center was established in partnership with JK Medical Group. It provides a wide range of services, including cosmetic and restoration surgery, which includes complex surgeries and simple procedures such as the removal of moles. The center also provides holistic skin care and treatment for dermatological disorders, using the latest laser technologies and devices that guarantee impressive results from the first session. In addition, the center specializes in post-surgical care and regenerative treatments for long-term health, as well as improving overall health and anti-aging therapy. It provides a full range of procedures, including cosmetic filler and lifting and health programs such as non-invasive weight reduction, hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, and stem-cell therapy.

Dental Center

The Korean Medical Center provides dental and oral services at its dental center, established in partnership with LimeTree Dental Hospital. Its most impressive feature is the comprehensive and integrated dental treatments for children and adults, including cosmetic dental surgery, orthodontics, and dental implants. The center boasts state-of-the-art equipment, such as advanced dental imaging services and a fully equipped in-house laboratory providing digital and traditional dental treatments. It specializes in quick procedures and recovery time, thanks to its one-day orthodontic procedures that provide unique and innovative dental and oral care in Qatar.

Primary Care Center

The Korean Medical Center’s Primary Care Clinic was established with the aim of improving the standard of luxury and service for medical treatments and is intended to supplement the specialized services provided in the other centers at KMC. The Primary Care Center has 8 departments that include cardiology, family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, urology, pediatrics, and dietetics and nutrition.

The Korean Medical Center, located in the heart of Lusail, welcomes all those seeking to improve their lives and promises to be the first and sole destination for citizens, residents, and medical tourists seeking expertise in medical services and looking forward to taking part in healthcare experiences defined by the latest medical approaches and technologies.

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