The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Burjeel Medical City (BMC), Abu Dhabi, is a multidisciplinary unit that provides advanced care and life support for infants, children, and young adults with a wide variety of life-threatening issues, such as severe infections, breathing difficulties, traumatic injuries, and recovery from major surgery. Following a family-centered philosophy of care, closely involving parents and guardians in the medical team’s decision-making, our multidisciplinary PICU team works together with a full array of pediatric experts specializing in neurology, cardiology, hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and pulmonology to provide the most scientific and compassionate care. Our PICU has state-of-the-art equipment and is staffed by highly trained doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This gives children the best medical care possible.


Toxin Ingestion 

Sickle Cell Crisis 

Status Epilepticus

Acute Renal Failure

Postoperative Care

Acute Severe Asthma 

Diabetic Ketoacidosis 

Oncological Disorders 

Tumor Lysis Syndrome 

Hematologic Diseases 

Trauma And Head Injury 

Acute Respiratory Failure 

Endocrine Emergencies 

Inborn Errors of Metabolism 

Massive Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage 

General, Cardiac and Neurosurgical Conditions 

Inotropic Support 


Mechanical Ventilation 

Renal Replacement Therapy 

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring 

Invasive And Noninvasive Monitoring 

Veno Venous (VV) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) 

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) 

Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH)