About Us

Introduction to KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital

The KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITALformerly known as Sabah Medical Centre or SMC in short is a household name among local Malaysian Sabahans and regional patients seeking for quality and affordable private healthcare services and facilities.

With the much highly anticipated completion of this brand new KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital 11-storey hospital building, expected to be completed and in operation by end 2013, will have 245 beds, 450 car parking bays (4 multi-storey car parks). It will be equipped with the state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, such as the 160 multi-sliced CT-Scanner, a 1.5 Tesla MRI Scanner, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardio-Thoracic Operation Theatre and Linear Accelerator (Linac Machine) for Oncology Services.

This purposed-built and designed one-stop medical centre, will enable the hospital to offer a wide range of comprehensive outpatient and inpatient specialist healthcare services, from prevention, diagnosis, intervention and treatment of wide range of diseases and medical conditions to anesthetic procedures, through state-of-the-art facilities.

This dedicated team of over 350 healthcare employees and doctors who are highly trained overseas and accomplished in their respective disciplines are all committed to provide comprehensive and the best medical service and patient care to our customers in line with the corporate motto ~ Care For Life.

The list of wide and comprehensive range of medical specialist services and facilities available will include:

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT)
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • General Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic & Traumatology
  • Paediatric
  • Plastic/Cosmetic/Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Urology
  • Specialist & Visiting Night Clinics
  • 24-Hour Accidents & Emergency
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Laboratory Services
  • Well Being Centre
  • Endoscopy Unit
  • Heart Centre
  • Eye Centre
  • Haemodialysis Centre
  • Operating Theatres
  • ICU/HDU and Isolation Room
  • General and Surgical Wards
  • In-Suite Labour Rooms
  • Nursery
  • 160-slice CT Scanner
  • Mammogram
  • Fluoroscopy
  • 1.5 Tesla MRI
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Lithotripsy
  • Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
  • Electromyogram (EMG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Sleep Study
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy
  • Dietary Consultation
  • Medical Screening for Visa Application



Enlisted in the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital aimed to enhance its involvement in health tourism sector. Taking advantage of Sabah's natural attractions, it is the perfect place for patients seeking medical treatment to recuperate. Besides being one of the more advanced private hospitals in Sabah, East Malaysia and BIMP-EAGA region, KPJ Sabah has a team of qualified doctors from various disciplines who is committed to provide the best medical services to their patients with:

  1. High quality, comprehensive patient care for a broad spectrum of disease conditions, both common and rare.
  2. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment
  3. Healthcare and Fitness Centre
  4. Above all, we seek to win the allegiance of our customers through the employee loyalty with inspiring leadership supported by process improvement, technology and continuing medical education for its staff.


KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital and Meditourism

KPJ Sabah has many services that can be utilise by the tourist at competitive prices compared to their home countries. Thus:

Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery:

  1. Skin tightening to remove wrinkles and flabby skin – thermage-a none invasive procedures
  2. Breast augmentation, breast reduction
  3. Liposuction, tummy tuck
  4. Dental beauty – cleaning and whitening
  5. Lasik – for beauty conscious individual or individual who are fed up with their spectacles.


Wellness packages of:

  1. Women Health Screening
  2. Executive Health Screening
  3. Senior Health Screening
  4. BioMarkers C12 Cancer Screening
  5. Heart, Stroke, Cancer Health Screening


Why KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital?

Many tourists have visited Malaysia but most think of Malaysia as Kuala Lumpur, Pulau Penang, Malacca, etc but very few think of Sabah or Kota Kinabalu. They missed a lot! Concrete jungle and supermarkets are plentiful more of the same from their own country. In Sabah we have unspoiled nature and more than 48 ethnic groups with its unique culture to share and experience. This is why the tourist must come to Sabah not only for their medical needs but at the same time enjoy the beauty of nature, to relax in the layback atmosphere of tranquility and to experience first-hand the harmonious, pleural cultures. No hustle and bustle in Sabah.

Other reasons:

  1. KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital staff are English speaking.
  2. Affordable hospitalization costs.
  3. Highly trained medical specialist, most with recognised post-graduate qualifications from overseas.
  4. Favorable exchange rates.
  5. Just one or two hours away from major tourists attractions – National Park, islands.