Healthcare in Doha

Expats and locals can easily access a range of high-quality public and private healthcare options in Doha.

Perhaps most significantly, the Hamad General Hospital in Doha's west side, close to Aspire Park, is a government-sponsored, state-of-the-art facility that provides free and subsidised healthcare to holders of the official Qatari Health Card. Non-holders will have to pay for routine check-ups, although service is free in the case of medical emergencies.

Close to the Hamad General Hospital is the Women's Hospital which originally opened in 1988 to address the specialised medical needs of women in Qatar. Major improvements to the hospital were completed in 2013. 

In the northern part of the city, there are three key government institutions located in close proximity to each other. The northernmost of these is the Rumailah Hospital, which, while not catering for emergencies, specialises in convalescence, rehabilitation and treating the elderly, among other things.

To the south of Rumailah are the National Center for Cancer Care and Research and the Heart Hospital, which specialises in the treatment of adults with heart conditions. 

See below for a list of public and private hospitals in Doha.

Public hospitals in Doha


Hamad General Hospital
Al Rayyan Road, Hamad Medical City


Rumailah Hospital
Al Khaleej Street


Women's Hospital
Al Rayyan Road, Hamad Medical City

Private hospitals in Doha


Al-Ahli Hospital
Ahmed Bin Ali Street


Al Emadi Hospital
Al Hilal West


Doha Clinic Hospital
New Al-Mergab Street, Frieg Al Nassr

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