Bumrungrad International Hospital
Bumrungrad International Hospital is located in the center of Bangkok and Bumrungrad means ‘to care for the populace’ or ‘to nurture the people.’ It is known as a “one-stop” center for medical services, particularly for surgical procedures. The hospital has 580 beds and 63 extra beds in the ICU. It also has 47 specialty centers and clinics, as well as more than 1,300 doctors and around 4,800 support professionals that represent practically all specialties and sub-specialties of medicine. Most of the doctors have received international board accreditations from various countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, and other developed countries known for high-quality healthcare systems and standards. The expertise of the hospital’s medical team allows for better treatments and results for each patient through more than seventy subspecialties. There is a wide range of treatments and procedures, including allergology, bariatric surgery, cardiology, collateral medicine, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, general surgery, immunology, and many more.
Bumrungrad is a pioneer in medical technology and groundbreaking patient services. Today, the hospital has expanded many of its departments to offer the best treatments, such as the Precision Medicine department. The hospital now provides cancer treatments that can be personalized according to the patient’s needs and adapted high-tech therapies from Europe and the US. To maintain its position as the leader in innovative medical technology, it was the world’s first IBM Watson for Oncology site.
Established on 17 September 1980, Bumrungrad International Hospital has now become Southeast Asia’s largest private hospital. The hospital is accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI), in fact, it was the first JCI-accredited hospital in Asia. In 2017, it became to be the first hospital in Asia to be certified by the DNV GL MIR for Infection Risk. It is also the first non-United States hospital to receive Global Healthcare Accreditation with Excellence designation from GHA. In addition, it is accredited by Hospital Accreditation of Thailand. Bumrungrad Hospital is recognized as a leading medical tourism destination. It treated over 1.1 million patients in 2018, with more than 520,000 patients who were international patients, from over 190 different countries.