The Best Hospitals in Bangkok
Thailand was one of the first countries to recognize the potential of medical tourism and Bangkok is now considered as a medical hub, home to some of the world’s best hospitals.
Bumrungrad International Hospital is one such place. No other hospital in the world treats more international patients. Last year it treated over 350,000 patients from over 180 countries. Medical facilities include 554 in-patient beds and suites, 19 operating rooms, intensive care and coronary care units. Bumrungrad is unique in its ability to provide affordable care of the highest standard. It was also the first hospital in Asia to be accredited by the Joint Commission International of the United States of America, clear recognition of medical excellence and world-class service. The environment within the hospital is that of a five-star hotel, the staff is dedicated professionals and over 200 physicians at the hospital are USA board certified.
Bangkok is now considered as a medical hub, home to some of the world’s best hospitals
Other centres of medical excellence considered among the best hospitals in Bangkok include the BNH Hospital. Located on Convent Road, just off Silom Road, the renowned hospital dates from 1898, making it one of Thailand’s oldest. Today, it provides expert care for patients from the expatriate and Thai communities. BNH Hospital is an international JCI accredited hospital and specialises in women’s health and breast care. It also provides specialists in all major medical fields including spine treatments and dentistry. Additionally, there is a check-up centre offering comprehensive health check-ups.
Samitivej Hospital is also regarded as one of the best hospitals in Bangkok. The main hospital, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, located on Sukhumvit Soi 49, offers 275 beds and draws on a team of more than 400 medical specialists. The hospital has a multi-lingual workforce with interpreters and immigration service to ensure that international patients get the best medical care in Bangkok. Samitivej Hospital has been named Asia's best hospital for medical tourism in 2017 and 2018 and has received international awards for paediatrics, gynaecology, gastroenterology, physiotherapy, cosmetic surgery and aesthetics services.