About Us

Aspetar is a world-leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital and the first of its kind in the Middle East. Since 2007, with a global team of experts, the hospital has provided top-level comprehensive medical treatment to all athletes in a state-of-the-art facility that sets new standards internationally.

Through the delivery of excellence in sports medicine, physiotherapy, sports science, orthopaedic surgery, and rehabilitation, Aspetar services the needs of football and Sports Clubs and Federations throughout the state of Qatar, and regularly provides services to international athletes and the public.

In 2009, Aspetar was accredited as a ‘FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence’ by F-MARC. Aspetar was certified as ‘The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health’ in 2014. In 2015, Aspetar was recognised as the ‘International Handball Federation (IHF) Reference Centre for Athlete and Referee Health’, and achieved the Accreditation Canada International (ACI) ‘Diamond Level’ accreditation award in 2018. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) accredited Aspetar as an AFC Medical Centre of Excellence in 2020, and in 2021 Aspetar became the first healthcare organisation globally to achieve 100% compliance to all applicable standards within Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum International accreditation program.

Aspetar is a member–organisation of Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination.

Aspetar provides a full service offering from injury prevention to injury management and performance improvement. The philosophy of Aspetar is to provide sportspeople with clinical support, knowledge, and the facilities to maximise their training and competitive potential. This is achieved through tailored education programmes and support in areas of health including fitness assessment, nutrition, psychology, physiology, and physical training.

The hospital strives to meet the highest international standards obtainable in its treatment of musculo-skeletal injuries and combines best-practices with the latest technology to guide athletes from diagnosis through rehabilitation, and into recovery. Our teams of dedicated researchers and physicians couple leading methodologies with state-of-the-art technology to provide athletes with total health, physical management, and performance strategies - all under one roof.

Aspetar's achievements at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 have set a benchmark in providing top-tier medical services to elite athletes. The hospital's commitment to excellence was evident in its role as the exclusive provider of athlete services for all 32 participating teams, team delegations, and FIFA VIPs.  The hospital's commitment to excellence and its innovative approach to providing athlete services make it an invaluable resource for elite athletes around the world.

Aspetar remains steadfast in its commitment to providing world-class sports medicine services. The hospital's state-of-the-art facilities and ground-breaking research have earned its global leadership in various medical and scientific fields.

A Unique Destination for Sports Medicine