Healthcare Institutions

Quality Healthcare Services at Affordable Prices

Access to quality healthcare services is a top priority for any investors who are considering moving to Johor. In a survey conducted by IRDA, it was found that the availability of quality medical services was the second top priority of the business community in Iskandar, especially the availability of specialist medical services. Johor has an extensive healthcare network supported by public and private institutions, as well as a host of specialist hospitals and medical institutes. As a result, Johor’s healthcare services are highly accessible and affordable.

Figure: Healthcare Institutions in Johor

Name Type Name Type
Kluang Hospital MC – Public Gleneagles Medini MC – Private
Kota Tinggi Hospital MC – Public Hospital Penawar MC – Private
Mersing Hospital MC – Public KPJ – Dato’ Onn Specialist Hospital MC – Private
Permai Hospital MC – Public KPJ Bandar Maharani Specialist Hospital (Muar) MC – Private
Pontian Hospital MC – Public KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital MC – Private
Segamat Hospital MC – Public KPJ Kluang Utama Specialist Hospital MC – Private
Sultan Ismail Special Hospital MC – Public KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital MC – Private
Sultanah Aminah Hospital MC – Public Landmark Medical Centre MC – Private
Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital (Muar) MC – Public Pantai Hospital (Batu Pahat) MC – Private
Sultanah Nora Ismail Hospital (Batu Pahat) MC – Public Putra Specialist Hospital (Batu Pahat) MC – Private
Tangkak Hospital MC – Public Regency Specialist Hospital MC – Private
Temenggung Seri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim Hospital MC – Public Thompson Medical Centre MC – Private
Kempas Medical Centre MC – Private Newcastle University Medicine Center MEI – Private
KPJ Pasir Gudang Specialist Hospital MC – Private Masterskill University College of Health Sciences MEI – Private
Columbia Asia Hospital MC – Private Khazanah-Temasek Wellness Project IHP
DB Specialist Centre MC – Private
Econ Healthcare MC – Private

MC: Medical Centre
MEI: Medical Education Institution
IHP: Integrated Health Park

Source: Ministry of Health

Table: Comparative Medical Costs for Selected Procedures (2012)

State Cardiac Surgery (valve replacement) Open Heart Surgery Breast Augmentation / Reduction
Iskandar Malaysia Min RM35,000 RM60,000 RM8,900
Kuala Lumpur Min RM45,000 RM40,000 RM28,000
Pulau Pinang Min RM34,300 RM30,300 RM10,000
Singapore Min RM42,000 RM140,000 RM91,700

Source: IRDA