Malaysian Hospitals represent the most prestigious private healthcare institutions in the world. All Elite hospitals are accredited by international healthcare accreditation agencies, such as the Joint Commission International (JCI), Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), Accreditations Canada, and the CHKS Accreditation Unit (UK). Some of the most prestigious private hospitals are shown below:
Sunway Medical Centre
Named as “International Hospital of the Year” by IMTJ consecutively in 2016 and 2017, Sunway Medical Centre (SunMed) is a regional tertiary care hospital which is strategically located in the thriving township of Sunway City, a stone’s throw away from Sunway Lagoon, Sunway Hotel, Sunway shopping mall, providing holistic caring experience for the patients.
Established in November 1999, Sunway Medical Centre is the first hospital in Southeast Asia to receive accreditation from Australian Council on Healthcare standards (ACHS). With 25 centres of excellence, 535 beds and more than 170 specialists, SunMed serves close to half a million patients annually and international patients from more than 130 countries.
As the regional site partner of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Sunway Clinical Research Centre is established recently to focus on prevention and early diagnoses and improved treatments of a range of diseases, extending its clinical research to Southeast Asia’s 620 million populations.
SunMed has been at the forefront in adopting the following latest technology to strive towards clinical excellence:
- Gamma Knife Icon- first hospital to use this technology in Southeast Asia
- Varian TrueBeam STx – first private hospital to use this technology in Malaysia
- Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) – first private hospital to use this technology in Malaysia
- Spect-Ct scan –the first Xpect bone scan in Malaysia
- Da Vinci® Si Surgical System – first private hospital in Malaysia with the latest model of robotic surgery system (da Vinci) for minimally invasive surgeries
SunMed has a dedicated one-stop International Patient Centre (IPC) that takes care of the needs of international patients by proving assistance ranging from patient appointment, cost estimate, interpreters and accommodation arrangement to transport logistics and etc.
KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital
KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital is located in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Malaysia is known for its health care capabilities and private hospitals such as the KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital. It is an internationally recognized standards of care. The 177-bed KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital is part of the KPJ Healthcare Group, which owns 19 hospitals in Malaysia. The hospital has more than 50 resident physicians as well as visiting consultants and a staff of over 500 people. The hospital is a full-service facility and it has a number of specialties, which include orthopedics, dermatology, hematology, neurology, pediatric surgery and radiology. Other services at the hospital include a Wellness Clinic providing preventative healthcare services and screening; a Hemodialysis Centre. he KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital is accredited with the MS ISO 9001: 2000 Certification and has also won awards in health tourism and human resources rewards.