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Malaysia’s healthcare system continues to go from strength to strength as the government invests more in marketing the country as a global medical tourism destination. Healthcare in Kuala Lumpur offers some of the best healthcare in the country, with high-quality public and private medical facilities available.
Expats moving to Kuala Lumpur will benefit from easy access to relatively inexpensive healthcare, well-trained medical staff and high-tech facilities. Medical insurance is compulsory for foreigners in Malaysia. Some expats opt for local insurance while others take out additional policies with international insurance companies.
Below is a list of recommended public and private hospitals in Kuala Lumpur.
Hospitals in Kuala Lumpur
Address: Jalan Templer, PJS 4, Petaling Jaya, 46050 Selangor
Address: 1 Jalan 215, Section 51, Petaling Jaya, 46050 Selangor
Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur
Address: Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Medical Centre
Address: 5 Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor
"There are many options depending on your budget. Premium hospitals/healthcare centres such as Prince Court, Pantai, Gleneagles will set you back a lot, but the care is excellent. In most residential areas you can find smaller clinics for everyday complaints, and also places for cosmetic surgery, which is a booming industry in Malaysia." British expat Benjamin shares his experience as an expat living in Kuala Lumpur.
►For a more comprehensive overview of the national system, see Healthcare in Malaysia
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