Hamad General Hospital: Perhaps the largest hospital in Doha, Hamad also has specialist equipment and is an essential go-to spot for A&E or other short and long-term ailments.
Bin Omran, www.hgh.hamad.qa (4439 4444).
Al Ahli Hospital: This hospital should hopefully help you get back on your feet in no time with the help of top of the range and state-of-the-art technology and a relaxing, comfortable environment.
Ahmed Bin Ali Street, www.ahlihospital.com (4489 8888).
Doha Clinic: A walk in clinic that also offers numerous medical services.
Al Nasr Street, Nasr, www.doha-hospital.com (4438 4333).
Qatar Diabetes Association: Diabetes is a common problem in Doha, and many people suffer from it without even knowing. The QDA aims to establish and promote the awareness of diabetes in Doha. So if you’ve felt a little off and can’t figure out what was wrong, contact QDA via its website and learn about diabetes and its symptoms.
Al Muntazah Street, Rawdat Al Khail, qda.org.qa (4454 7341).
Heart Hospital: When it comes to our heart, exercise and healthy eating helps of course, but to make sure your heart is in tip-top condition, a visit to the Heart Hospital wouldn’t hurt, offering the best cardio care in town, even if you’re only going for a check-up. Part of Hamad, this specific building can help keep your heart healthy.
Bin Omran, behind Hamad Medical City, hh.hamad.qa (4439 5838).
Children’s Emergency Centre: Paediatric care for your children, as well as a hotline for immediate queries.
Sadd Road, Al Sadd (4439 6061).
Rumailah Hospital: Plastic surgery facilities and therapeutic services, as well as an ophthalmology and stroke unit and other services.
Bin Omran, Hamad Medical City, wh.hamad.qa (4439 6666).
American Hospital: Established in 1999, services also include dentistry and typical facilities such as X-rays, ultrasound, orthopaedic facilities, gynaecology and paediatric care.
C-Ring Road, Al Muntazah, www.ahdqatar.com (4442 1999).
Yes we all hate them, but they are people at the end of the day! A nagging pain in your tooth is something that needs to be looked at, not ignored. Here’s a pick of practitioners across the city.
Dr. Sarah’s Specialist Dental Centre: Comprehensive facilities available, as well as helpful tips on the website and information for children going to the dentist.
Salwa Road, Al Waab City, behind Mercedes showroom www.qatardental.net (4460 6058). 24 hour line (5581 9591).
British International Dental Centre: Professionals look after your teeth, with a comprehensive range of equipment to cater for your dental needs.
10th Floor, Salam Tower, Corniche (4411 7755). 24 hour line (5581 9591).
Doha Specialized Dental Center: Founded by local and international dentists, they sort bridges, veneers, fillings and everything else you would expect.
Mohammed Bin Majar Street, Rawdat Al Khail, www.dohadentalcenter.com (4456 8178).
German Dental Clinic: Put the word German in front of something, you automatically think efficient. It is run by Hana and Sven Hasse and has all the usual dental equipment available and services you would expect, including prophylaxis, cosmetic and periodontal therapy.
Al Kinana Street, Al Sadd (4441 1711).
Family Dental Clinic: Very positive reviews about this practice, which, for a dentists, is pretty good going.
9 Al Qairawan Street, just off C-Ring Road, Al Muntazah (4466 6227).
Doha Dental: Good family dentists with a comprehensive range of equipment to look after your teeth.
Al Kinana Street, Al Sadd (4431 7766).
Keep your eyes open for opticians in the city. Here’s our pick.
Al Jaber Opticians: This chain of reputable opticians do eye checks for a very reasonable price and also sell a wide selection of glasses.
City Center Mall, West Bay (4437 1499); Hiteen Street, Al Muntazah (4431 5395); Suhaim Bin Hamad Street, C-Ring Road (4442 4037).
Yateem Opticians: Housed in numerous shopping malls spread over the country, Yateem Opticians does eye-testing and vision correctness, as well as a wide selection of glasses and sunglasses.
Royal Plaza Mall, Al Sadd (4413 1363); Lagoona Mall, West Bay Lagoon (4412 4380); City Center Mall, West Bay (4483 8572); Al Muftah Building, Al Wakra Main Road, Al Wakra (4464 5296); Al Khor Mall, Al Khor (4472 7646).
Pearl Opticians: A range of optometrist services available.
Villaggio Mall, Al Wabb Street, nr Aspire Zone (4413 5643).