Malaysia, was ranked No.1 in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index and ranked top destination for medical tourism.

The pull factors including world-class healthcare, affordable treatment cost and friendly service has received medical demands from medical patients and medical tourists throughout the world namely ASEAN countries, Japan, Australia, UK, Middle East and also European countries.

Positioned to becoming ASEAN Regional Hub for Medical Tourism, Iskandar Malaysia aims to attract more medical expertise, enhancing various speciality areas such as heart care centre, eye care centre, orthopaedic centre, aged care centre, retirement village, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist services and offers cost-competitive location for investors to set up offshore healthcare operations to create a complete medical ecosystem.


If there’s a medical emergency requiring urgent assistance, you can call for an ambulance. The number to dial is 999.

Alternatively, you can go to the emergency departments in any hospital in Iskandar Malaysia. You must admit the patient to Emergency Unit or ‘Unit Kecemasan’, which are open 24 hours.

The Ministry of Health has more information about what to do in an emergency.

Private medical specialists

If you opt for a private specialists assistance, you may want to go by referral. Ask your family, ask your friends, seek advices from those who have experienced consuming the same service you are enquiring about. Don’t skip asking around to ensure you get positive testimonials for the one you choose.

At the private hospitals, you will be advised on their treatment offerings and cost. You may also want to consider the cost of private medical services and make some comparison tailored to your personal budget. Before seeking treatment, do take a trip down to the facility to make sure you are comfortable with the staff, amenities and other offerings.

Healthcare Partners

1 KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital
2 KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital Sdn Bhd
3 KPJ Pasir Gudang Specialist Hospital
4 KPJ Bandar Dato Onn Specialist Hospital
5 Hospital Penawar Pasir Gudang
6 Columbia Asia Hospital – Iskandar Puteri
7 Columbia Asia Hospital – Tebrau
8 Regency Specialist Hospital
9 Gleneagles Medini Hospital
10 Kempas Medical Centre
11 Kensington Green Specialist Hospital
12 Plaza Landmark Medical Suites
13 BP Healthcare Group
14 TMC Fertility and Women’s Specialist Centre Johor Bahru
15 ECON Medicare Centre
16 Jeta Care Sdn Bhd
17 MJ Wellness Health Care Center

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