MEDICAL TOURISM CARING FOR
THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
Thailand has gained a reputation in Asia as a medical tourism hub. In 2009, the number of foreign patients reached 1.4 million, more than 60 percent of whom flew to the country expressly for treatment. The statistics continue to climb as more international citizens choose Thai healthcare for its high standard of technology,globally trained medical professionals, and competitive costs. In addition, the country’s long-standing tradition of warm hospitality, comprehensive infrastructure, beautiful scenery and rich cultural heritage make it particularly attractive.
As the industry continues to grow, Samitivej remains a strong leader and Thailand’s most trusted healthcare provider. We have a long history of offering international standard care to patients from all over the world and have adapted our facilities to suit their needs. To make sure that all of our patients can effectively communicate with our doctors, we provide complimentary interpretation services for many languages.
“Our hospital offer a pleasant,healing atmosphere in which our patients can recover,complete with comfortable furnishings and inviting spaces for relaxation.”
“ Inpatients can enjoy state-of-the-art online entertainment or see the results of an X-ray or ultrasound in their room on LCD screens. ”
Conveniences including shops, high-speed inpatient internet access, restaurants and areas for religious observance are all available.
At Samitivej, we employ the latest available medical technologies for advanced detection, treatment and prevention of a wide variety of conditions. Our facilities are constantly being improved to exceed global expectations. This continuing commitment to excellence has earned the hospital recognition from some of the most distinguished international organizations, including
- the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),
- the World Health Organization (WHO)
- the Joint Commission International (JCI).
Our greatest asset is and always will be our committed, talented team of physicians and nurses. These hard-working, highly trained individuals have decades of combined experience both in Thailand and abroad.
From pediatricians and specialists in neonatal care, to cardiac and orthopedic surgeons, to physical therapists and holistic medicine specialists, the staff at Samitivej are truly exceptional.
We also pride ourselves in making sure that these dedicated professionals are there for you when you call.
Appointments can be scheduled with the click of a mouse. Our mobile ICU and CCU ambulances run around the clock, while our Emergency Air Ambulance allows for patient transfers from over 30 airports domestically and within the region.
We work harder to make certain that all of our patients receive the care that they need.
Samitivej Hospitals, part of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), are a leading group of private hospitals serving both Thailand and the ASEAN region. Samitivej’s first hospital was founded in June 1979. Samitivej’s main office is located at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok.
The Samitivej group currently has a total of seven hospitals in Thailand:
Samitivej Sukhumvit HospitalSamitivej Srinakarin HospitalSamitivej Children’s HospitalSamitivej Sriracha HospitalSamitivej Thonburi HospitalSamitivej Chonburi HospitalSamitivej Chinatown Hospital Samitivej Hospital has a long history of excellent care and innovation. In 1999, Samitivej became the first hospital in Thailand to be awarded the prestigious recognition as a Mother-and-Baby Friendly Hospital by the WHO and UNICEF. Further recognitions include Thailand’s Prime Minister Award for the Most Recognized Service in 2004 and hospital accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI). Samitivej was also the first hospital outside of Japan to be accredited with the Japan Council for Quality Health Care (JCQHC) award. Samitivej Hospital was named the best hospital in Asia for medical tourists by the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA), ranking among the world’s top 10 hospitals for medical travelers.
We think it’s best if people don’t see us too often
We’ve been committing ourselves to innovative techniques that can identify health risks and help prevent future illnesses. We want to ensure that you see us less often, because we want you healthy. We don’t want anyone to be ill.
Here is more on Samitivej’s medical innovation to unveil the body’s hidden secrets and prevent health risks:
- Precision Medicine: Better healthcare thanks to your genes. Read more
- Narrow Band Imaging (NBI): Advanced colonoscopy and gastroscopy technique identifying polyps before becoming cancerous, offering two times earlier detection of cancer. In medical collaboration with Sano Hospital in Japan. Read more
- Treatment and preventive care children, from newborn until grownup. In medical collaboration with Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, U.S., ranked world’s best children’s hospitals. Read more
Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital
located at Sukhumvit Soi 49, is recognized as one of the leading private hospitals in Southeast Asia. Situated in the heart of Bangkok, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is a 275-bed tertiary hospital with more than 400 care specialists. Equipped with the latest technology to assess and treat patients, alongside a highly trained and vastly experienced team of medical professionals, Samitivej is the healthcare provider of choice for local Bangkok residents, expatriates living in Thailand and a growing number of medical travelers from around the globe. World-class Samitivej Sukhunvit Hospital boasts a multilingual workforce and provides international services, such as interpreters and immigration assistance. Moreover, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital has a separate Japanese Medical Center offering One-Stop- Service for Japanese nationals.
Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital
has 400 beds and an expert team of more than 500 medical professionals.The hospital offers a complete range of medical services for both Thai and foreign nationals. Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital is conveniently located in eastern Bangkok, an area which is undergoing rapid development due to its close proximity to Suvarnabhumi International Airport, where Samitivej maintains a clinic. Patients can be transferred from the hospital to the airport in the shortest of time.
Samitivej Children’s Hospital
has two branches located within Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital and Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital. Both branches offer a complete range of pediatric medical services by a team of more than 150 specialist medical professionals. Fully specialized in providing children with comprehensive tertiary treatment and surgical procedures, both branches of Samitivej Children’s Hospital are equipped with the latest technologies especially suited to pediatric care, such as the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for newborns up until the age of one month, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for infants older than one month, and a pediatric surgical department equipped to provide surgical procedures for the brain, urinary tract and heart. Specialized to treat the most complicated childhood health conditions, the hospital also offers an air transfer service.
Samitivej Sriracha Hospital
has 184 beds and is located 110 kilometers to the east of Bangkok. The hospital is a key provider of healthcare to locals, expatriates and tourists residing near the Laem Chabang industrial area and resort town of Pattaya. In addition, Samitivej Sri Racha Hospital has opened a Japanese section that provides exclusive One-Stop-Service medical care to Japanese nationals.
Samitivej Thonburi Hospital
with its 150 beds provides a wide range of medical service centers, such as the Breast Center, Allergy Center, Orthopedic Center and the Eye and Lasik Center. The hospital is located in an economic, cultural and social area of Bangkok that benefits from excellent transport links, with Skytrain BTS stations close by. Samitivej Thonburi Hospital is a leading private hospital providing residents of the southern Thonburi part of Bangkok a complete range of healthcare services.
Samitivej Chonburi Hospital
with 79 beds is the leading provider of standardized medical care and treatment in the Chonburi region. The hospital has an inpatient department, intensive care unit, accident and emergency department, as well as a separate outpatient clinic offering a full range of medical services.
Samitivej Chinatown Hospital
is a 31-bed hospital located in the Yoawarat neighborhood of Bangkok’s Chinatown. The hospital’s team of expert doctors, highly qualified nursing staff and multidisciplinary specialists provide health services to local residents as well as to expatriates. The hospital is equipped with the latest medical technologies and has established a reputation for the high levels of care it provides in the fields of eye care and physical therapy, as well as for its outstanding accident and emergency center
Samitivej also has a clinic outside of Thailand
(Located in Yangon, Myanmar) :
The International Samitivej
Samitivej group continues to innovate and strive towards the highest level of care and safety for patients, their families and visitors.
“ Samitivej Totally, Truly Care.”