KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 6 September
2019 - 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.
This hospital (estimated cost RM320
million) with an area size of 33,000 square metres has a designed capacity of
240 beds, 77 consultation suites, six operating theatres and a catheterisation
laboratory. SMCV is also equipped with a UPS system and reserve generator for
uninterrupted power supply.
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 Choo
Voon Chee, the chief executive officer of Sunway Medical Centre Velocity.
"Sunway Medical is commited to bringing
quality medical care to Malaysian neighbourhoods and we look forward to serving
our local communities and providing them with the assistance and care they
require," he added.
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
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. It is situated 3km from the
KL City Centre and is linked to the Maluri LRT and MRT stations. A convenient
location close to KLCC, Bukit Bintang, Golden Triangle, IKEA Cheras, Royal Selangor
Golf Club and AEON Maluri, Sunway Velocity has access to major roads, highways
and other facilities.
Sunway Medical Centre Velocity is
located at Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity. For enquiries, please contact +603 9772
9191 or email [email protected] For more information on Sunway Medical
Centre Velocity, visit www.sunwaymedical.com/velocity (Facebook: Sunway Medical
About Sunway Medical Centre Velocity
Sunway Medical Centre Velocity is
situated in the township of Sunway Velocity. The hospital offers comprehensive
tertiary healthcare services with designed capacity of 240 beds, 77 consultant
suites and six operating theatres. Its range of medical services include
facilities and advanced medical technologies for outpatient and inpatient
specialty care, health and wellness programmes and 24-hour emergency services.
Sunway Medical Centre is affiliated
with the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash
University Malaysia, University of Cambridge, Royal Papworth Hospital and
Harvard Medical School to further meet the demands of clinical care, education