Matthew Gettman, M.D., is chief medical officer, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical Center, UAE
Matthew Gettman, M.D. (U ’00), Department of Urology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, was named chief medical officer for Sheikh Shakhbout Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He will report to Naser Ammash, M.D. (CVCH ’95), Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, CEO for Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City.
Mayo Clinic and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest health care network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced a joint venture to operate Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, one of the UAE’s largest hospitals for patients with serious or complex medical conditions. As part of the agreement, Mayo Clinic will become a shareholder in the new operating company, marking a new type of partnership by an international health care provider in the UAE.