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Polyclinique de l'Etoile Pathology Department is equipped with world-class laboratory equipment to perform a wide range of pathology tests.

General Consultation

We have doctors that track the progress of your condition, manage disease or disability, prevent future or potential health issues.

Emergency Care

The Emergency Department at Polyclinique de l'Etoile provides patients with access to excellent emergency care, from simple to severe acute illnesses or trauma.

Dental / OPG

is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity (the mouth).

Minor Surgery

is any invasive operative procedure in which only skin or mucus membranes and connective tissue is resected e.g. vascular cutdown for catheter placement.


is a technique of imaging the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, as well as visual representation of the function of some organs.

Endoscopy / Colonoscopy

The Endoscopy Clinic performs a wide range of endoscopic procedures that allow both diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, such as peptic ulcers, polyps, cancers, and blockages of the bile ducts due to stones, inflammation and tumors.


This is a procedure done to remove a breast tumor. The tumor and a portion of its surrounding (usually a margin of about 2 cm). It is a form of breast-conserving surgery or breast preservation procedure. It is technically a partial mastectomy procedure.


The pediatrics department at Polyclinique de l'Etoile specializes in the following areas: general pediatrics, pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (ICU), neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatrics and Child Health at Polyclinique de l'Etoile


we give reproductive and sexual health services that include pelvic exams, Pap tests, cancer screenings, and testing and treatment for vaginal infections

Family Planning

At our clinics we can help with contraception, STI testing and treatment, cervical screening, pregnancy testing, abortion advice, PMS, menopause, HPV vaccinations,..


We make immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease.

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