Precision Medicine

Abu Dhabi
Oct 03, 2020
Internal Medicine
Position Type
The Department of Preventive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is seeking applicants for the position of Precision Medicine staff physician.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to participate in creating a unique program at one of the most progressive tertiary care centers in the Middle East. We are building on a very successful comprehensive screening program to grow our diagnostic capabilities to help drive clinical decision making in selecting the right prevention and treatment strategy for each patient.

The ideal candidate will be American Board certified (or equivalent) Internist or Family Medicine clinician with a background in Genomics and a track record in research and appropriate academic background to qualify for an academic appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Areas of focus may include:
  • Developing a comprehensive Precision Medicine program using diagnostic tools, including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, pharmacogenomics, for guiding prevention and clinical care
  • Developing advanced techniques for the study of populations.

  • Specific content areas include:
  • Whole Genome/Exome Sequencing
  • Obesity prevention
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Cancer prevention
  • Proteomics, Metabolomics, Pharmacogenomics, Microbiome

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic's model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements unique to the Abu Dhabi population and the region.

    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, the heart of Abu Dhabi's new central business district. It shares the island with a hotel, stock exchange, and office buildings. Access to the island is by multiple bridges to the mainland. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model of care, providing a spectrum of specialty services that are designed to cater to the healthcare needs of Abu Dhabi and the region. One of the objectives of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is to address the needs of patients currently traveling abroad for treatment. Like its counterpart in the United States, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a physician-led medical facility, served by Western-trained, North American board-certified (or equivalent) physicians. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi offers the most advanced tertiary medical services in the region through a comprehensive range of specialties and subspecialties. Local and international patients are cared for in an environment that combines excellent amenities and service standards with the highest quality patient care and superior clinical outcomes. The hospital is designed to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, and to utilize advanced technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records.


    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of a number of initiatives led by Mubadala Healthcare.

    For information about Mubadala Healthcare, click here.

    Estimated Service Area

    This strategically located multi-specialty tertiary care facility with adjacent clinic houses five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors of critical and acute inpatient units totaling 364 beds (expandable to 490). Additional space has been incorporated for operational and support departments, retailers, a conference center, and a high-fidelity clinical simulation center. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hosts the latest technologies in surgery, imaging, telemedicine, and electronic medical records, integrating systems in a manner that is first of its kind in the country and the Middle East healthcare region. State-of-the-art imaging equipment like CTs, MRIs, and procedural suites, along with technologically advanced and modern patient rooms, serve local and international patients in an environment that combines excellent amenities with world-class medical care.

    Number of Beds

    364 beds (expandable to 490)

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