UAE – Al Ain, 22 September 2023: Marking another significant milestone in its journey of healthcare excellence, the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) today announced the relocation and inauguration of its new expanded branch in Al Ain. The modern facility spans across two floors, housing 20 dedicated clinics, and reflects the commitment of the center to cater to an ever-growing patient base in Al Ain.
The new branch was inaugurated by Dr. Aysha Alkhoori, Deputy Executive Director for Facility Management, Department of Health, in the presence of Shafqat Malik, CEO, AS Health Group, Dr. Taoufik Alsaadi, Consultant Neurologist and Chief Medical Officer, ACPN, Dr. Adel Karrani, Consultant Psychiatrist, ACPN, and other dignitaries.
With the previous branch in Al Ain launched in 2017, the decision to relocate and open the new branch stems from ACPN’s understanding of the escalating healthcare demands in Al Ain, and its unwavering commitment to deliver superior mental health and wellbeing services. The modern premises, armed with the latest facilities and innovations, do not just signify ACPN’s growth but stand as a beacon of its steadfast commitment to its patients.
Offering a broad spectrum of services, including psychiatry and neurology for both adults and children, therapeutical and behavioral sessions, psychometric and educational assessment, neuro-diagnostic testing, occupational therapy, and speech and language therapy, the new center is fully equipped to provide comprehensive care.
Emphasizing the center’s alignment with the UAE’s National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031, Shafqat Malik, CEO, AS Health Group, stated, “ACPN resonates deeply with the strategy’s core objectives – enhancing the quality of life, promoting mental well-being, and fostering positive thinking. With the inauguration of this relocated branch, we are one step closer to realizing the shared dream of making the UAE a global leader in quality of life.”
Dr. Taoufik Alsaadi, Consultant Neurologist and Chief Medical Officer, ACPN, shared his insights: “In our ongoing quest to serve our community, the inception of this state-of-the-art center was essential. It’s been a journey of inspiration, learning, and growth. Al Ain has voiced a clear need for elevated standards in neurology and psychiatric care. Responding to this call, we’ve crafted a facility where medical expertise meets compassion, ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve.”
The center’s superior infrastructure, coupled with advanced technological touchpoints, has been thoughtfully designed to foster the well-being of those who trust ACPN with their care. This commitment dovetails seamlessly with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s mental health strategy, further echoing the noble vision of elevating the UAE’s position in the healthcare landscape.
Dr. Adel Karrani, Consultant Psychiatrist, ACPN said, “At ACPN, we are more than just a centre providing neurology and psychiatry service; we’re a cradle of learning and development for local psychotherapists, psychiatrists, and neurologists, continually expanding our specialized clinics and training programs. We bear a humanitarian mission to address the community’s need for our services, and in collaboration with the Department of Health, we’re also laying the groundwork for the first psychiatric hospital in the country. Our vision is forward-looking, practical, and optimistic, serving both individuals and the broader UAE community.”
ACPN is part of the AS Health Group, the largest integrated mental healthcare provider in the UAE and MENA region. The AS Health Group has a network of leading specialist health facilities aimed at transforming regional healthcare systems with the aim of providing world class integrated mental health, social care, special education, and physical healthcare services.
Established in 2008, the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) is a premier medical facility specializing in neurology and psychiatry, committed to enhancing mental health and well-being. With branches in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, and Sharjah, ACPN has positively impacted over 100,000 patients till date, demonstrating a steadfast dedication to healthcare excellence and earning enduring trust across the UAE.
ACPN strives to be the leading neuroscience and mental healthcare provider in the Middle East, offering services that surpass international healthcare standards. Renowned for its expertise, high standard of customer care, and collaboration with reputed partners, ACPN has further become a preferred choice for individuals, corporates, and universities in the UAE. The organization has over the years garnered plaudits from across regions, including recognition from Joint Commission International (JCI), affirming its commitment to maintaining healthcare quality and safety.