KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital
Located just five minutes from downtown Kuala Lumpur, KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital (APSH) is one of Malaysia’s leading specialist hospitals, with a long list of national and regional awards for safety and quality of medical care. Ampang Puteri is part of the KPJ Healthcare Group, one of the leading private healthcare providers in the region with more than 26 years experience in the healthcare industry.
In 2009 alone, KPJ Healthcare Group facilities treated nearly 207,000 inpatients and 2 million outpatients. APSH, which opened in 1995 and has 230 beds, is one of five KPJ hospitals in Malaysia serving international health travelers.
The hospital has several centers of excellence including those dedicated to cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, comprehensive health screenings, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and reconstructive surgery. In 2008, APSH opened a pain management center, treating back and neck pain, trigger-point pain, myalgia, fibrositis, fibromyalgia, cancer pain, and complex regional pain syndrome. The hospital has performed more than 15,000 reconstructive surgeries of which one-third were for patients from other countries.
APSH is a state-of-the-art private medical center with extensive diagnostic and therapeutic resources, including endoscopic suites, hemodialysis centers, cardiac catheterization, and magnetic resonance imaging facilities. Medical specialists are highly qualified professionals with extensive international qualifications and are supported by well-trained paramedical staff.
The facilities reflect the comprehensive range of APSH’s specialties including cardiac care, renal dialysis, gallstones, neurosurgery, and reconstructive surgery. The hospital recently expanded its capacities for lithotripsy, hemodialysis, and pain management. Holistic care-based home nursing services also are available for patients recently discharged and who are staying within a 10-kilometer (six mile) radius of the hospital. The accident, emergency, and outpatient services operate 24/7 and are manned by a medical officer and teams of experienced nurses and aides.
Last updated on 12 September 2015
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