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Bumrungrad International Hospital is a global medical facility in Bangkok, Thailand that specializes in oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, neurosciences, heart surgery, check-ups, etc. Over 1 million patients choose Bumrungrad annually. 50% of them are international ones from over 190 countries.

The hospital is one of the largest private centers in Southeast Asia and one of the most significant world’s outpatient clinics. Bumrungrad International is recognized as TOP-10 best hospitals and TOP-30 most technologically advanced clinics in the world.

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1980 Year of foundation
1300 doctors
1000000 patients per year
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International Organization for Standardization certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
International Organization for Standardization
CH, International Organization for Standardization certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
Joint Commission International  certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
Joint Commission International
US, Joint Commission International certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
Global Healthcare Accreditation Program certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
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World's Best Hospitals 2020 by Newsweek certificate for Bumrungrad International Hospital
World's Best Hospitals 2020 by Newsweek
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Bumrungrad International Hospital: more details about the clinic

Thailand, Bangkok

Bumrungrad was founded in September 1980 as a 200-bed building. Nowadays, it is a 21-story medical facility, one of the largest in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Bumrungrad International Hospital was established in 2008. As a result, Bumrungrad has become the TOP destination for medical tourists according to the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

✔️ International patients from North America, Australia, the Middle East, and Europe entrust their health to Bumrungrad doctors.

The name Bumrungrad means to care for people that has become the primary value of the Hospital. Bumrungrad doctors provide high standards of medical care for each patient.

 

Bumrungrad International is among the world’s TOP-10 best hospitals and TOP-30 most technologically advanced clinics according to international healthcare rankings (Top Master's in Healthcare Administration and OnTopList).

Bumrungrad International is the 1st hospital built in Asia due to United States National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. The hospital is considered the luxury 5-star medical facility that ensures the increased comfort for patients.

 

 

ADVANTAGES OF BUMRUNGRAD

  • Innovative technologies and drugs. As soon as the innovative device or medicine has been developed in the world’s leading hospitals, it is immediately applied at Bumrungrad. You may be sure that doctors will find the most effective treatment option for you.
  • No waiting lists. Bumrungrad specialists understand how it is important to receive the right treatment just in time. Almost 7,000 staff members treat patients from all over the world every day. You should only choose the date of your arrival at the Hospital.
  • Saving 35-75% of your money. Bumrungrad personnel offers packages, which include diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to patient’s disease, sex, age, and individual features. The package price is 2-3 times lower than the cost of separate procedures.
  • Artificial intelligence. Doctors of the Bumrungrad International Hospital provide computing solutions to help doctors prescribe the most appropriate therapy and exclude medical errors (like IBM Watson or pharmacy robot).

 

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

JCI (Joint Commission International)

Bumrungrad International is the first Asian medical facility to receive JCI accreditation. This is the world’s most authoritative non-profit accreditation that promotes the excellent quality of medical services and patients’ safety. JCI has certified heart and stroke programs, knee replacement, chronic kidney disease and diabetes mellitus programs.

 

Thai Labour Ministry

Bumrungrad has received the Labour Relations Management Award having met the Ministry for management excellence and quality labor standards.

 

The Central Sterile services Department (CSSD)

Bumrungrad has received the Center of Excellence Award by CSSD for the upmost standards of sterilization of instruments and medical equipment.

In 2017, Bumrungrad has become Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year in the Asia Pacific according to Global Health and Travel Magazine.

 

DNV-GL

Bumrungrad is the 1st in Asia has received Managing Infection Risk (MIR) Standard by DNV-GL, the international accreditation and certification society in Norway. The Hospital has been certified for the management of infection risk during the delivery, diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, and rehabilitation care.

 

Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA)

Bumrungrad is the 1st hospital in Asia to receive GHA Accreditation for international patients support. GHA is the world’s leading medical tourism accreditation.

 

CARDIOLOGY AND HEART SURGERY

Prevention of the heart diseases, their early detection, comprehensive treatment, and rehabilitation are available at the Bumrungrad Heart Center. Cardiologists have been following American healthcare standards for 10 years to provide patients with high-quality diagnostics and treatment.

♥️ Bumrungrad is the 1st hospital in Thailand to offer 24-hour emergency cardiac intervention program. It is called door to balloon and performed within 90 minutes. The program includes all the necessary heart procedures for the long-term effects on the heart.

♥️ Cardiologists carry out non-invasive heart arrhythmia diagnostics with 252 electrode sensor vest. The device detects electrical signals of the heart and combines it with data from the CT scan to create patient’s specific 3D images. The method helps to determine the exact area of the disorder, prescribe the most effective treatments, and save the patient’s time.

♥️ As an alternative to open heart surgery, Bumrungrad heart surgeons perform transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Patients with severe aortic stenosis usually undergo TAVI. The procedure speeds up the recovery period and reduces complications (i.g. infections).

 

The Bumrungrad Heart Center in figures

 

ONCOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY

The Horizon Regional Cancer Center is based within the premises of Bumrungrad. It is one of the most successful centers for cancer treatment in Thailand.

The medical team of specialists develops comprehensive treatment programs. The team consists of 30 highly specialized oncologists, hematologists, radiologists and representatives of other specialties. Most of them are included in the American Board of Medical Oncology and cooperate with their international colleagues to develop and implement new therapeutic methods.

Onco-hematologists of Bumrungrad Hospital are the world-renowned specialists in pediatric thalassemia and other blood-related diseases treatment. They perform haploididentical bone marrow transplant, which makes possible for each patient to receive a donor. The procedure is based on replacing the unhealthy cells with half-matched donor’s healthy cells. A donor is usually a family member.

 

The Bumrungrad Horizon Cancer Center: statistics

 

✔️ Bumrungrad oncologists use the most innovative drugs on the market for cancer therapy. Among them are medicines for immunotherapy, targeted cancer inhibitors, and new biologics. The drugs are effective, highly-qualitative, and approved by the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the American agency of Health and Human Services.

✔️ IBM Watson is an artificial intelligence that enhances human experience in cancer treatment. Watson for Oncology quickly processes the patient’s personal data, the medical literature, guidelines of the world renown oncologists, and the experience of the experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering (world-class hospital in cancer treatment. After that Watson makes conclusions and gives personalized treatment recommendations. It helps to exclude medical error and develop the most effective treatment plan.

 

IBM Watson in the Bumrungrad International Hospital

 

PEDIATRICS

Little patients receive treatment at the Bumrungrad Children’s Center. Specialists also provide physical checkups and specific pediatric symptoms treatment. The Well-Baby Clinic works on the premises of Bumrungrad International to take care after babies.

Bumrungrad pediatricians have achieved the great results in stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) performing. The hospital is the 1st in Bangkok (Thailand) to carry out SEEG. The procedure is minimally invasive. During the procedure pediatric doctors place electrodes directly in the brain to detect where epileptic seizures start.

 

OPHTHALMOLOGY

Say goodbye to glasses and lenses with the latest generation of laser eye surgery! Ophthalmologists of the Bumrungrad Eye Center provide ReLex SMILE, the most innovative technology for vision correction with laser in the world.

Bumrungrad International is the only hospital in Thailand (and one of the few in the world) to perform laser eye correction with ReLex SMILE.

Bumrungrad eye doctors recommend ReLex SMILE method for patients with myopia and astigmatism. The surgery is minimally invasive, painless, and has less risk of complications.

 

 

ORTHOPEDICS

Bumrungrad orthopedists are among the best ones in Asia. They have achieved significant results in joint replacements and spine surgery. The Bumrungrad International Hospital includes the Joint Replacement Center and the Spine Center, where doctors carry out comprehensive diagnostics, treatment, and develop new surgical methods.

 

Orthopedics at Bumrungrad in figures

 

Orthopedists at Bumrungrad able to perform the robotic-arm assisted joint replacement surgery — MAKOplasty. During the operation, the surrounding tissues are not damaged, the artificial joint lifespan is prolonged, and in-hospital stay after the procedure is reduced. The surgery is minimally invasive. Recovery period lasts 1-3 days.

Bumrungrad cooperates with the Dorr Arthritis Institute, the USA. The Institute was founded by Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr, expert in joint replacements and developer of robotic assisted surgery. This collaboration allows doctors to exchange knowledge and to develop better treatment methods.

The Bumrungrad Joint Replacement Center has received the Clinical Care Program Certification of Knee Replacement by JCI. Joint Commission International (JCI) is a world’s leading non-profit patient safety organization. JCI ensures that Bumrungrad performs high quality and safe knee replacements.

 

 

 

CHECK-UP AND SCREENING

The Bumrungrad Health Check-Up Center is recognized as one of the most extensive diagnostic facilities among Asian medical institutions.

✔️ Over 60,000 people from over the world choose Bumrungrad International for health screening every year.

Specialists develop a diagnostic plan according to the patient's preferences. Doctors use two main approaches to determine the check-up type:

  • cost-effective for people who are looking for the lowest cost but excellent services (packages are usually cheaper than the separate procedures)
  • customized check-up for patients who need to undergo some specific tests usually related to their family history or health concerns.

Experts of the Bumrungrad International Hospital offer check-up packages that include all necessary tests. The check-up packages are of different types. The set of procedures is determined according to the patient's health condition, disease, age, weight, and other individual characteristics.

 

SERVICES FOR INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS

  • over 150 interpreters
  • VIP transfer to/from an airport
  • licensed medical heliport
  • 12 stories plus basement parking
  • accommodation in a single or double room
  • embassy assistance
  • visa extension counter
  • prayer room.

 

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33 Sukhumvit Soi 3, Wattana Bangkok 10110 Thailand
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Fahad Mawlood
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updated 6/17/2024
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