Medical Tourism Guide: Bangkok

Bangkok is very much popular as medical destination because of quality service and low cost (compared to western countries and many other expensive cities in Asia). This article will guide you on Bangkok hospitals and will help you by providing some key information. The serial is according to popularity.

  • Bumrungrad International Hospital was established as a 200-bed facility in September 1980 with an investment of 90 million Thai baht. Bumrungrad is Southeast Asia’s largest private hospital.[4] As a regional referral centre for specialty medicine, it is one of the world’s popular medical tourism destinations. The majority shareholders in the hospital are Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, Bangkok Insurance Public Company Limited, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited and the Sophonpanich family, one of Thailand’s leading business families.
  • Bangkok Hospital is a hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. It was opened in 1972 by a team of physicians, pharmacists and 30 nurses. It is one of the largest privately owned hospitals in Southeast Asia.[citation needed] The original hospital became the Bangkok Hospital Group, now Thailand’s largest hospital operator with 40 locations in major cities throughout Thailand. In 2007, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Bangkok Hospital Group Co. Ltd. Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth received from Kaewkwan Watcharoethai, the Royal Household Secretary-General, the royal warrant appointment to display the Garuda emblem.
    • Location: 2 Soi Soonvijai 7, New Petchburi Rd., Huaykwang, Bangkok 10310 Thailand
    • Specialty: All
    • Contact: +660 2310 3000, +662 BANGKOK or 1719 (local calls only)
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  • BNH Hospital, formerly the Bangkok Nursing Home, is a hospital located in Bangkok, Thailand.
    • Location: 9/1, Convent Road, Silom Bangkok 10500, Thailand
    • Specialty: Senior Care Clinic, Heart Centre, Dental Clinic, Check-Up Centre, BNH Shoulder and Joint Centre and BNH Spine Centre.
    • Contact: (+662) 686-2700
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  • Samitivej Hospital: With its main branch located at 133 Sukhumvit 49, Klongton Nua, Bangkok, the hospital is one of Thailand’s leading providers of healthcare services, and in Southeast Asia as well. The hospital’s facilities make it apt to provide anything from tertiary care to cosmetic services.
    • Location: 133 Sukhumvit 49 Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
    • Specialty: Samitivej Sukhumvit utilises high-tech medical equipment such as the latest 64-slice CT scan and digital imaging, and can perform complex surgeries like liver transplants. This hospital is accredited by the Hospital Accreditation Board in Thailand and has received service awards such as the Prime Minister Award for Most Recognized Service.
    • Contact: +66 2 022 2222
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  • Phyathai 2 Hospital is a private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. It is on Phahon Yothin Road in Phaya Thai District, not far from Sanam Pao BTS Skytrain station. It was opened on 22 July 1987. The hospital is composed of two buildings and covers an area of 11,204 square meters. It has 550 beds and 76 diagnostic rooms. It has outpatient capacity of 2,000 daily. Phyathai 2 Hospital received JCI accreditation in 2014
  • The Bangkok Christian Hospital (Thai: โรงพยาบาลกรุงเทพคริสเตียน) is one of the oldest general hospitals in Bangkok, Thailand. Situated on Silom Road, Bangrak District. The first Christian missionaries arriving in Thailand in 19th century often combined preaching with medical help for local population. They considered medical healing as part of their mission, as Jesus had commanded them to “Heal the Sick”.
    • Location: 124 Si Lom, Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
    • Specialty: All. But sometimes it is very difficult to get English speaking doctor or interpreter.
    • Contact: +66 2 625 9000
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