HeyDoc! is a global telemedicine platform.
Startup name
Web address
Founding date
October 2016
Total team member
Startup stage
Health & wellbeing
Product usage or interact
Mobile/Tablet (iOS), Mobile/Tablet (Android)
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Elevator pitch

Patients can revert to HeyDoc! to communicate with a Doctor when they have a non-urgent issue and need advice, a second opinion or a followup, by connecting them with highly qualified Doctors in their local town or in a country far far away at an affordable price, or in some cases for free.


Ahmad Al-Hidiq

Ahmad is technology enthusiast thats been consulting and developing solutions for over 12 years. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of HeyDoc! and the Managing Director of WebMisc. a Digital Marketing Agency based out of Dubai.

Salah Al-Hidiq

Serial Entrepreneur and Tech-Geek at heart with more than 15 years of professional experience with a passion for startups.

Business model

Target customer

Global, starting with the UAE, GCC & Levant and then moving forward.

Customer acquisition strategy

We have planned an aggressive digital marketing campaign.

Revenue model

A visit on HeyDoc! would cost patients on average 40$. Which would then be split between us, the hospitals and the doctors.
We have planned an aggressive digital marketing campaign to attract users onto our platform globally, starting with the UAE & GCC and then moving forward.
Our goal is to reach 16K users end of 2018 and 120+K by 2020.

Market info

Market size

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Its an open space and there are different players both locally and internationally, working across different business models.

Internationally: Doctor On Demand, TelaDoc, HealthTap, ZocDoc

Locally: Al Tibbi, Mobile Doctors, E-Tobb

HeyDoc!’s strenghth and uniqueness is by its own business model:
- Global Advisory
- Holistic Patient Profile Diagnostics Integration
- Chat, Voice & Video Consultations 
- VR Treatment

Startup traction

HeyDoc! beta was launched last October (2016) which lasted for 4 months, after which we worked on building the final platform based on all feedback received which should be launched early September. During the beta launch we signed up over 1500 users generating over 500 advisories.

Other information

We were part of Turn8 Accelerator program in Dubai between March and June 2016.

We won a few competitions:
The Pitcher Istanbul - 2017
ShortList Dubai's Health App of the Year - 2016
Ministry of Health X-Innovation Challenge 2016

We also were shortlisted and finalists in several regional competitions such as:
MBC ElShabab - top 30 (so far)
MIT Enterprise Forum - Innovate for Refugees
SME Beyond Borders
Dubai Chamber's Smartpreneur
Dubai Future Competition

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HeyDoc! Pitch Video during The Pitcher 2017:

How HeyDoc! Works:

Publication date: 18 September 2017