Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery was awarded the title of "International Specialist Patient Hospital of the Year" by UK-based medical publication,The lnternational Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) at its annual awards, which took place at Madrid, Spain. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit, which brings together the world's best known providers and experts in international medical care. Dr Shajir Gaffar, CEO of VPS Healthcare Dubai &Northern Emirates and Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgeryhas received the a ward from the Chairman of IMTJ in the presence of the world's leading medical professionals at a high profile gala dinner hosted by IMTJ. The accolade recognised the healthcare facility's great success in attracting and serving international patients. The awards showcased the best medical tourism destination of the year, best spa, excellence in customer service and the category that Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery was nominated among 22 categories. "