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Penang Adventist Hospital (Penang, Malaysia)

Contact Information

  • 465, Jalan Burma
  • Georgetown
  • +604 222 7200, +604 222 7413
  • +604 228 0443
  • Clinic Consultation Hours: Mon-Thu 8.00 am - 5.00 pm, Fri & Sun 8.00 am  - 1.00 pm/ 24 Hour Emergency

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Penang Adventist Hospital Introduction


Penang Adventist Hospital (PAH) was established in 1924 by an American missionary doctor, Dr Earl Gardner, who dedicated his life to helping the poor and sick by providing the community with ‘Free Treatment’. Since then, PAH has evolved into a tertiary healthcare centre with up-to-date medical equipment, facilities and, more than 80 well-trained specialists in 24 specialisations serving the Malaysian community and medical tourists. 

PAH is a Malaysian owned and operated company. It is part of an International Adventist Network of some 600 not-for-profit hospitals, clinics and dispensaries worldwide. 

The 220-bedded hospital also runs an accredited Nursing Programme through its own Nursing College, Adventist College of Nursing & Health Sciences (ACNHS).

PAH is strategically located at 465, Jalan Burma, 10350 Penang. The hospital is easily accessible from the Penang International Airport, from the mainland via the Penang Bridge, or from the Ferry Terminal. 

Highlight Treatment:

- Cosmetic Surgery
- Cardiac Surgery
- Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Oncology (Cancer Care)
- Interventional Radiology
- Dental
- Health Screenings

Language Support:

English, Mandarin, Hindi, Japanese, Cantonese, Hokkian, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia

No. of Doctor: 80

No. of Beds and Rooms:

- No. of ICU Bed: 10, HDU 9
- Total beds: 220

No. of Staff: 1200

We have office in:

Penang, Malaysia

Major Patients came from:

Indonesia, Australia, Europe, USA

Awards & Accreditations:




JCI (3rd Cycle, 2013 - 2016)  
In 2007, Penang Adventist Hospital received the Joint Commission International accreditation. JCI is the leader in accreditation, with more than 10 years of experience across the full spectrum of healthcare organisations. JCI accreditation represents the “Gold Seal of Approval™” in healthcare and provides the most comprehensive evaluation process.

MSQH (4th Cycle, 2012 - 2015)
The Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working actively in participation with healthcare professionals to ensure safety and continuous quality improvement in providing healthcare facilities and services in the country.

BFHI (4th Cycle, 2011 - 2014)
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991, following the Innocenti Declaration of 1990. The initiative is a global effort implementing practices that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

HPH (1st Cycle, 2013 – 2017)
Penang Adventist Hospital has just become a member of the Health Promoting Hospital Network (HPH) - the very first hospital in Malaysia, as of January 2013. Initiated by World Health Organisation (WHO), the mission of HPH network is to improve the quality of health care of both hospital patients and staff through evidence-based health promotion services. As an accredited HPH hospital, PAH strives to achieve better health gain for our patients and staff with an integrated and compressive health promotion services.

Honors / Awards:

- EXCELLENCE BRAND in the12th Asia Pacific International Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2013
- Highest Revenue for Healthcare Travellers, Northern Region, 2012 award
- Overall Highest Revenue for Healthcare Travellers 2012” award


PAH is a part of an International Adventist Network of some 600 not-for-profit hospitals, clinics and dispensaries worldwide. 

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