Sunway Medical Centre opens new hospital in Sunway Velocity

12 Sep 2019 / 12:52 H.

THE latest Sunway Medical Centre facility has opened its doors in the integrated development of Sunway Velocity.

Sunway Medical Centre Velocity (SMVC) is a comprehensive tertiary care private hospital which will provide a range of facilities, amenities and services to the Cheras and KL South communities. These include inpatient and outpatient care, 24- hour emergency services, various physician specialist clinics and diagnostic imaging facilities, as well as medical and surgical capabilities.

The estimated cost of the development is RM320 million with an area size of 33,000 square metres and a designed capacity of 240 beds, 77 consultation suites, six operating theatres and a catheterisation laboratory.

Its team of consultants and surgeons includes cardiologists, gastroenterologist, gynaecologist, ophthalmologists, orthopaedics and paediatricians, most of whom will run specialist clinics from 8.30am to 5.00pm on weekdays and 8.30am to 1.00pm on Saturdays. The hospital’s emergency medical services include an ambulance service and CPR guidance via telephone.

Construction of this new hospital began in May 2017 and was completed in June 2019. The medical centre is part of the Sunway Group’s extensive expansion plans for healthcare and one of Sunway Velocity’s five key components of retail, healthcare, residential, hospitality, education and commercial.

“Sunway Medical Centre Velocity hopes to make a significant difference in healthcare in the KL South area and we are pleased to be able to provide the Cheras community and its surrounding neighbourhoods easier access to Sunway Medical’s specialty services,” said SMVC’s CEO Choo Voon Chee.

Sunway Medical Centre is one of the leading private medical centres in the region and is an Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) accredited private hospital. Its teams of dedicated personnel including medical consultants, professional allied health staff as well as trained and dedicated nursing staff are the backbone of the medical group.

The 23-acre (9.3-hectare) Sunway Velocity development is the only new integrated development of its kind within KL South to encapsulate the five key components of retail, healthcare, residential, hospitality, education and commercial.

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