• ISO certification: 9001
  • Hospital has liabillity insurance
  • Doctors have liabillity insurance

Hospital established

2009

Number of doctors

49

Number of beds

193

Accreditations:

  • MSQH
  • JCI

KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital is the latest addition to renowned private specialist healthcare group KPJ Healthcare Berhad and one of few specialist hospitals located on mainland Penang.

KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital fondly known as KPJ Penang is the 19th hospital under the flagship of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, which is owned and managed by Johor Corporation and is the leading group of healthcare provider in Malaysia with more than 30 years experience. By virtue of this symbolic partnership and cohesive network of specialists, the KPJ Group as an entity is equipped to render highly comprehensive medical assistance and specialist care to all. Patients can tap into the wealth of expertise, experience and technology.

KPJ Penang has been operating since August 10, 2009. KPJ Penang is a part of KPJ Healthcare Berhad. This hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2013. KPJ Penang equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and teams is highly-trained and committed to provide international-standard quality healthcare that meet the needs of local and international patients to provide consultations and treatments for patients.

The spanking new hospital is also designed with our patient needs in mind, with meticulous attention given to details such as room designs and decorations, ambience, food and nutritional needs. Other services include Health Screening Program, CT Scan 128 slides, MRI 1.5 tesla, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, 24-hours Accident and Emergency Services.

It is also surrounded by a picturesque view of contemporary architectural buildings set against vast tracts of paddy fields and traditional villages.

Our departments and medical specialties

Bariatric and weight loss surgery

Head of department: Bariatric and weight loss surgery

WAN NAJMI BIN WAN DAUD

DR

Description:

Treatments of obesity, which relates to health problems of overweight persons. Doctors who specialize in this area are called obesity doctors or bariatric surgery doctors.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Gastric balloon

Gastric banding

Gastric bypass

Gastric sleeve

Cancer (oncology)

Head of department: Cancer (oncology)

GOKULA KUMAR APPALANAIDO

DR.

Description:

A disease caused by abnormal cell growth. Doctors who specialize in this area are called Cancer doctors or Surgical oncologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Adrenal cancer

Anal cancer

Bile duct cancer

Bladder cancer

Bone cancer

Brain cancer

Breast cancer

Carcinoma of unknown primary

Central nervous system cancer

Cervical cancer

Colon cancer

Colorectal cancer

Endometrial cancer

Esophageal cancer

Ewing sarcoma

Eye cancer

Gallbladder cancer

Head and neck cancer

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma

Kidney cancer

Laryngeal cancer

Leukemia

Liver cancer

Lung cancer

Mesothelioma

Metastatic cancer

Multiple myeloma

Neuroblastoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Oral cancer

Ovarian cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Penile cancer

Pituitary cancer

Prostate cancer

Rectal cancer

Retinoblastoma

Salivary gland cancer

Skin cancer-melanoma

Skin cancer-non-melanoma

Skull tumors

Soft tissue sarcoma

Stomach cancer

Testicular cancer

Throat cancer

Thymus cancer

Thyroid cancer

Urethral cancer

Uterine cancer

Vaginal cancer

Vulvar cancer

Treatments that we offer:

Cancer surgery

Chemotherapy

Gynecological oncology

Hormone therapy

Immunotherapy

Laser therapy

Radiation therapy

Targeted cancer therapy

Cardiology

Head of department: Cardiology

SAFARI ELIS

DR.

Description:

Heart disorders and circulatory system. Doctors who specialize in this area are called cardiologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Adult with congenital heart disease

AFib Atrial fibrillation

Angina pectoris

Aortic stenosis

Arrhythmia

Atherosclerosis

Bradycardia

Brugada syndrome

Cardiomyopathy

Congenital heart disease

Coronary artery disease

CPVT Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

CVD Cardiovascular disease

FA Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Heart failure

Hyperlipidemia (cholesterol disorders)

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Inherited heart conditions

LQTS Long QT syndrome

MVP Mitral valve prolapse

PAD Peripheral artery disease

PCCD Progressive cardiac conduction defect

Pericarditis

PPH Primary pulmonary hypertension

PVD Peripheral vascular disease

RHD Rheumatic heart disease

Septal defects

Stroke

SVT Supraventricular tachycardia

Syncope and vasovagal episodes

Valvular heart disease

VT Ventricular tachycardia

WPW Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic valvuloplasty

Cardiac catheterization

CAS Carotid artery stenting

Echocardiology

EECP Enhanced external counter pulsation

EKG

Epicardiectomy

EPS Electrophysiology studies

ICD Defibrillator implant

Nuclear cardiology tests

Pacemakers

PDA Patent ductus arteriosus closure

Renal artery stenting

Spiroergometry

VAD Ventricular assist devices

Cardiothoracic surgery

Head of department: Cardiothoracic surgery

AHMAD KHADRI AWANG

DR.

Description:

Surgery and treatment of thorax organs, usually related to heart and lungs.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AFib Atrial fibrillation

Arrhythmia

ASD Atrial septal defect

Atherosclerosis

Coronary artery disease

Endocarditis

Heart failure

Marfan syndrome

MVP Mitral valve prolapse

Pericarditis

SVAS Supravalvular aortic stenosis

TAA Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Valvular heart disease

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic aneurysm surgery

Aortofemoral bypass surgery

Arrhythmia surgery

Atherectomy for atherosclerosis

AVR Aortic valve repair

CABG Coronary artery bypass grafting

Catheter ablation

Coronary angiography

Coronary angioplasty

DOR procedure

ECMO Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Heart bypass surgery

ICD Defibrillator implant

Minimally invasive atrial septal defect closure

Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery

MVR Mitral valve replacement

Open mitral valve surgery

Pacemakers

Redo valve surgery

TMR Transmyocardial revascularization

VAD Ventricular assist devices

Ventricular septal defect

Colon and rectal surgery

Head of department: Colon and rectal surgery

WAN NAJMI WAN DAUD

DR.

Description:

Disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Doctors who specialize in this area are called colorectal surgeons or proctologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Abdominal adhesions

Anal cancer

Anal fistula

Bowel obstruction

Colon cancer

Colorectal cancer

Constipation

Crohn’s disease

Diverticulitis

FAP Familial adenomatous polyposis

Fecal incontinence

Gastrointestinal complications of cancer

Hemorrhoids

Irritable bowel syndrome

Lynch syndrome

Microscopic colitis

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

Presacral tumors

Rectal cancer

Ulcerative colitis

Volvulus: twisting of the colon

Treatments that we offer:

APR Abdominoperineal resection

Colectomy

Colorectal surgery

Hemorrhoidectomy

Hemorrhoids treatment

Lateral internal sphincterotomy

Ostomy surgery: Ileostomy and colostomy

Proctocolectomy

Rubber band ligation

TEM Transanal endoscopic microsurgery

Ear Nose and Throat

Head of department: Ear Nose and Throat

EWE KHAY GUN

Description:

Conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT). Doctors who specialize in this area are called otolaryngologists or ENT doctors

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Sleep disorders

Snoring

Treatments that we offer:

Adenoidectomy

Balloon sinuplasty

Cochlear implant

ENT surgery

FESS Functional endoscopic sinus surgery

Laryngology

Nasal polypectomy

Otology-Neurotology

Otoplasty

Rhinology and sinus

Rhinoplasty

Septoplasty

Stapedotomy

Submucosal diathermy

Thyroplasty

Tonsillectomy

Tympanoplasty

UPPP Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Eye

Head of department: Eye

SARBJIT SINGH

DR

Description:

Ophthalmology deals with eye diseases. Doctors who specialize in this area are called ophthalmologist.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Astigmatism

Cataract

Cornea and external diseases

Glaucoma

Presbyopia

Pterygium

Ptosis

Retina and vitreous

Retinal detachment

Retinoblastoma

Squint-strabismus

Uveitis

Treatments that we offer:

Corneal transplantation

ECCE Extracapsular cataract extraction

Eye examination

Eye muscle surgery

Oculofacial plastic surgery

Pneumatic retinopexy

Gastroenterology

Head of department: Gastroenterology

OOI BOON PHOE

DR

Description:

Disorders of the digestive system including the pancreas and liver. Doctors who specialize in this area are called gastroenterologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Bile duct stricture

Obstructive jaundice

Pancreatitis

Treatments that we offer:

Bypass surgery - blocked duodenum

Capsule endoscopy

Colon polypectomy

Colonoscopy

ERCP Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography

Gastroduodenoscopy

Hepatology

Liver biopsy

Pancreatic biopsy

Puestow procedure

Right hemicolectomy

General surgery

Head of department: General surgery

PADMANATHAN RAJPP

DR.

Description:

Surgical care covering all surgical specialties. Doctors who specialize in this area are called general surgeons.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Appendicectomy

Breast surgery

Cardiomyotomy

Distal pancreatectomy

Esophagectomy

Gallbladder surgery

Gastrectomy

Gastrojejunostomy

Goiter removal surgery

Hernia repair

Laparoscopic surgery

Lumpectomy

Lung biopsy

Lung surgery

Mastectomy

Nissen’s fundoplication

Pancreatectomy

Pancreatic bypass surgery

Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Parathyroidectomy

Proctology

Splenectomy

Thyroidectomy

Gynecology

Head of department: Gynecology

MUNAWWIRAH ISMAIL

DR.

Description:

Women’s general health and reproduction. Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology are called gynecologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

Treatments that we offer:

Cervical conization

Colposcopy

Cystoscopy

Dilatation and curettage (D and C)

Exploratory laparotomy

Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery

Gynecological examination

Gynecological oncology

Hysterectomy

Hysteroscopy

Labial reduction surgery

Laparoscopy

Myomectomy

Oophorectomy

Ovarian cyst removal

Tubectomy

Tuboplasty

Urinary incontinence

Vaginoplasty

Medical checkup

Head of department: Medical checkup

CHAN TAH PERNG

DR

Description:

Medical checkup refers to the general medical examination, also known as a comprehensive medical exam, periodic health evaluation, general health check, or annual physical examination.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Breast cancer screening

Cardiological check-up

Diabetes tests

Executive check-up

Gastroscopy

General health check-up

Prostate cancer screening

Pulmonary function tests

Sleep study

Smokers tests

Stress test

Nephrology

Head of department: Nephrology

GAN KIAN SEONG

DR.

Description:

Kidney disease. Doctors who specialize in this area are called nephrologist or renal physicians.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

CKD Chronic kidney disease

Cystic diseases of the kidney

Glomerular diseases

Kidney cancer

Kidney failure

Treatments that we offer:

Nephrectomy

Peritoneal dialysis

Plasmapheresis

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Head of department: Oral and maxillofacial surgery

CRI SAIFUL JORDAN

DR.

Description:

Oral and maxillofacial (OMF) surgery refers to treatments of diseases related to the mouth, face, and neck.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Facial pain

Salivary gland disease

Treatments that we offer:

Cleft lip repair surgery

Cleft palate repair surgery

Craniofacial surgery

Facial aesthetics

Skull base surgery

Orthopedics

Head of department: Orthopedics

T. KANAGESVARAN

DR.

Description:

Treatments of the musculoskeletal system.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Ankle replacement surgery

Elbow joint replacement surgery

Foot arthritis treatment

Hand joint replacement surgery

Hip joint replacement surgery

Knee joint replacement surgery

Lumbar spine disc replacement

Neck pain treatment

Orthopedic oncology treatment

Orthopedic rehabilitation

Shoulder replacement surgery

Wrist arthritis treatment

Radiology

Head of department: Radiology

Description:

Using medical imaging techniques to diagnose treat diseases within the body. Doctors who specialize in this area are called radiologist.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Biopsy

Brachytherapy

CT scan: Computed Tomography

Digital fluoroscopy

Mammography

MRI scan: Magnetic resonance imaging

Nuclear medicine imaging

PET scan: Positron emission tomography

RIT Radioimmunotherapy

Ultrasound scanning

X-ray

Vascular surgery

Head of department: Vascular surgery

Description:

Treatment of diseases of the vascular system, mainly arteries, veins.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm

CVD Cardiovascular disease

TAA Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Vascular diseases of kidneys

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic aneurysm surgery

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