• The Background
  • Management
  • Group Chairman's Message
  • Mission, Vision and Values

The Background

KIMS Medical Centre Dubai (KMCD) is the first private venture of KIMS in UAE, and the sixth GCC franchise. KDMC, a multi-specialty outpatient centre with diagnostic facilities and a pharmacy, gained instant popularity due its accessibility, affordability and quality of service. We deliver quality medical care through a professional team of doctors, nurses, paramedics and administrators with high-end facilities and equipment. Our centre is also equipped with a modern hospital information system that allows the operations to be almost paperless.

We have specialties such as - Internal Medicine, Gynecology & Obstetrics, ENT, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dental, Pediatrics, Audiology and Speech Therapy and others. Our services also include Physiotherapy, Laboratory, X-Ray, Radiology and Pharmacy.

Our team comprises of friendly and well-trained multilingual staff who are always ready to welcome you. We are committed to provide affordable medical care in a hygienic environment to all the people living in the UAE and add value to their wellbeing. We firmly believe in taking corporate social responsibility, whereby we conduct medical camps and health awareness programs in association with local support groups and business associates.

Quality is always paramount at KMCD and we take pride in being a centre that consistently improves the quality of healthcare through continual review of performance, assessment and accreditation.

KMCD belongs to the India-based KIMS Group, which already has a strong foothold in Southern India. The Group has a total of 16 institutions in India and Gulf comprising of hospitals and medical centres. In GCC, KIMS has presence in Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi, Oman and the UAE.


  • Dr. Sahadulla

    Chairman & Managing Director - KIMS Global

    Dr. M. I. Sahadulla is a Kerala based Internal Medicine Specialist and a Healthcare Management expert by profession. He was a member of the faculty of General Medicine in the Medical College, Kerala Government, worked in the National Health Services, UK and also had training in the best Medical Centers in the United States. He has 25 years of experience in Saudi Aramco (Arabian American Oil Company) Hospitals in various capacities such as physician, internist and administrator through which he has gained rich experience in American standards of Healthcare, Quality and Accreditation.

    Dr. M. I. Sahadulla is the Founder Chairman & Managing Director of KIMS Healthcare Management Limited (KIMS Healthcare Group), a Public Limited Company formed in 1996 with a vision to establish a healthcare institution with a difference, adopting the best of global quality standards. His experience in the healthcare sector ranges over an impressive 40 years, spanning across several countries such as India, UK, Saudi Arabia, USA and other countries of the Middle East.

    Today, KIMS is a renowned brand of high quality and cost effective healthcare in India and the GCC countries i.e Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Dubai with 17 projects, comprising of multi–specialty hospitals, Cancer Centre and polyclinics, within the last 14 years. Currently Dr M I Sahadulla is leading a healthcare workforce with 5000 professionals across India and the GCC countries with more than 1000 bed strength. His passion for academics has led him to establish a very strong academic and research department at KIMS, which runs 17 post-doctoral DNB courses, Nursing College, Nursing School and Paramedical Institutions.

    Dr. Sahadulla is a recipient of many awards and laurels from various organizations within the country and abroad. Prominent ones include:

    • Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Modern Medicare in the year 2006.
    • Leadership Award from Trivandrum Management Association in the year 2010.
    • Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence and Quality in the year 2013 & 2014 respectively.
    • Recipient of ACHSI Gold Medallion Award 2015, the first Asian to win this award.
    • Recipient of Entrepreneur of the year 2015, Tie Kerala.

    Dr Sahadulla is well-known for his keen sense of responsibility to the community and seeing the success and impact of his philanthropic activities, the Anti- Narcotics Council of India (a branch of UN India) bestowed upon him the title and honour of ‘National Ambassador’ for their campaign ‘No-drugs Communities’.


    Dr. Sahadulla is an active Member of National Health Review Committee constituted by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) & Indian Healthcare Foundation (IHCF). He is also the President of Association of Advanced Specialty Healthcare Institutions (AASHI), Kerala. He is the founder member of Healthcare Sector Skill Council and also Board Advisor to Hemas Group of Hospitals, Srilanka.

  • Dr. Sheriff Sahadulla

    Chief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Sheriff Sahadulla is a highly skilled physician with over 20 years of experience in clinical medicine and hospital operations. He has held multiple leadership positions in clinical operations that include his appointment as President of the Medical Staff at a multi-specialty hospital in the USA.

    Dr. Sheriff is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London). He obtained his medical degree from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts and his post graduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbour, Michigan.

    Dr. Sheriff has spent more than 15 years based in Boston, USA where he held the position of Regional Medical Director for a national Healthcare Management Company and oversaw their business of the entire eastern coast of the United States.

    Dr. Sheriff is well regarded as a clinician leader earning numerous accolades for his quality and patient centered care. In 2011 and 2014, he was named a TOP DOCTOR by New Hampshire Magazine. He has also been the recipient of the prestigious TeamHealth Regional Medical Director/Vice President of the year award in 2014. 

    Dr. Sheriff was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the KIMS Healthcare Group in 2018.

  • Mr. Jacob Thomas

    Executive Director - Operations & Projects (GCC)

    Mr. Jacob Thomas has served in many key operating roles in his 15 years of expereince in the healthcare sector. Prior to becoming a Director of KMI, he was part of a Bangalore-based Critical Health Systems and Services, a hospital planning and management consultant firm where he spent 5 years in healthcare consulting. Prior to that, he spent 5 years with the Apollo Hospitals Group, as an integral member of their projects and consultancy division and has directly served many of Apollo's strategic clientele.

    Mr. Jacob specializes in management consultancy services ranging from infrastructure development, facilities and equipment planning, human resource planning, business transformation, and business development. He is familiar with healthcare delivery systems of various geographies within India as well as of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Middle East, South and South East Asia and, North, East and West Africa. He holds his Master's degree in Hospital Management (MHM) from the Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration, Hyderabad after his graduation in science.

    Mr. Jacob is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and has attended several conferences and training programs in healthcare planning and management in India and other countries. In his role as the Executive Director - Operations & Projects (GCC), he is instrumental in lending business development, planning, implementation and management support to the various healthcare projects and operating units under the Group in the GCC.

Group Chairman's Message

Dr. M.I. Sahadulla M.D, F.R.C.P (Ireland), F.R.C.P (Lon), M.B.A (Hull, UK) Chairman - KIMS Global


The healthcare sector in the GCC region is experiencing a rapid transformation through expansion. Encouraged by this trend, KIMS Global is entering into an exciting new growth phase with a view of increasing our current network and contribution towards the development of the sector.

As a brand, we continue to evolve on the back of our strengths and core values in India and the GCC region. Presently, we have nine hospitals and nine medical centers, bed capacity of more than 1,700 and employee strength of 6000. Our GCC footprint is spread across Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and the UAE, and we aim to move ahead with a firm determination of bringing world-class facilities near to you.

Quality and patient safety come first at KIMS, and this is reflected at all levels. Our hospitals and several of our medical centers are duly accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International (ACHSI), a globally renowned independent authority on quality standards in the healthcare sector.

One more feather in our cap has been added recently when our Royal Bahrain Hospital (RBH) was awarded the Centre for Excellence for Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).

In terms of patient communication, we are consistently remodeling ourselves to align with the best of the platforms. New touch points have been developed to ease the information and communication flow and initiatives such as the RBH Patient Portal and Mobile Apps have already raised our service factor.

With KIMS Management Internationale (KMI), we have added one more dimension to our expertise in hospital management, planning and consulting. With over 111 man years of combined experience in the industry, KMI is one of the region’s leading and established full service healthcare consultancy today.

On a final note, I would like to thank our stakeholders for being our driving force and believing in our vision of providing quality healthcare at an affordable cost with utmost care, competency and compassion.

Wishing good health to all of you!

Dr. M.I. Sahadulla
M.D, F.R.C.P (Ireland), F.R.C.P (Lon), M.B.A (Hull, UK)
Chairman& Managing Director - KIMS Global

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Vision

“To Provide Quality Health Care at Affordable Cost”

Our Mission

“To improve health and promote wellness through patient-centered quality primary care that is affordable, accessible, boundless, comprehensive and appropriate in an infection controlled, patient safe environment with continuous learning and improvement”

Our values

• Care

• Compassion

• Competence

• Courtesy

• Quality

• Integrity

• Honesty