2 Soi Soonvijai 7, New Petchburi Road
Bangkapi , Huay Khwang Bangkok 10310
Bangkok Hospital Medical Center (BMC) is a group of four multi-specialty hospitals and other specialized clinics in Bangkok, Thailand. Over 650 doctors, 700 nurses, technicians and specialists are responsible for the services provided at BMC.
Bangkok Hospital (BGH) facilitates internal medicine, pediatrics and general surgery and has specialized centers for endocrinology, gynecology, nephrology, orthopedics, radiology, urology, cosmetic surgery, eye and LASIK, gastrointestinal tract and liver, and ear, nose and throat. Bangkok International Hospital (BIH) is especially for international patients, and further divided into three departments: Japanese Medical Services (JMS), Arabic Medical Services (AMS) and International Medical Services (IMS). Bangkok Heart Hospital (BHT) is dedicated to cardiology. More than 40,000 patients have been treated at BHT and more than 1,100 heart surgeries have been performed there. Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital (WSH) is the first private cancer treatment hospital in Thailand. BGH, BIH, BHT and WSH are the four hospitals of BMC.
Bangkok Hospital Medical Center is ISO 9002 & 9001:2000 and JCI accredited. It received the Prime Minister's Export Award for Best Service Provider in 2001, the Hospital Accreditation by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, Board of Investment Promotion Privileges and some more.
Some of the technologically advanced treatments in BMC include endovascular and interventional radiology using DSA (Digital Subtraction Angiography), Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure, digital mammography, greenlight PVP Laser for prostate treatment, PET/CT Scanner, Novalis shaped beam surgery system, 4D ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI - Intra Achiva 3.0T MRI) technology, gamma knife surgery, IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy), and minimal invasive heart surgery.
The specialized centers of BMC are the neuroscience center, urological center, eye center, lasik center, kidney center, dental center, GI & liver center, referral center, breast center, endoscopy center, child health center, skin & aesthetics center, neurosurgical gamma center, health promotion center, ear, nose and throat center, chest & respiratory care center, allergy & asthma center, rehabilitation center, orthopaedic center, hyperbaric oxygen therapy center, diabetes & endocrine center, golfer health center, anti-aging medicine center, internal medicine clinic, surgery clinic, special clinic, obstetrics & gynecology clinic, travel medicine clinic, vascular center, heart failure clinic, cardiac rehabilitation clinic and preventive cardiology clinic.
The hospital offers special surgical packages for plastic surgery, heart surgery or obstetrics and gynecology treatment. These packages include the main medical treatment, certain ancillary treatment costs, and accommodation. For instance, the Liposuction Abdomen, Love handle Package includes accommodation for 1 night, including a room, nursing charges, service charges and regular menu food charges. The operating room charges include charges for OR room, recovery room, scrub and circulate nurse. Medical equipment, medical supplies, and routine medication used are also covered in the package. The anesthesia supplies and doctors fees are also included in the package. The package does not, however, include medications following the surgery, laboratory tests required, radiology studies, charges for OPD, charges for other procedures/surgeries, charges for more than one night stay, charges for ICU and charges for personal conveniences such as telephone, guest meal etc. This package is for 90,000 Baht ($2785 USD) for a 1 night IPD case. The Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Package costs 480,000 Thai Baht ($15,336 USD). For this surgery one has to be less than 60 years old and weighing less than 90 kg. There are other criteria related to the history of one's heart condition like no symptoms of heart diseases, no previous heart surgeries, no chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases etc. The package includes charges for OT, CCU for 2 nights, standard room for 5 nights (including nursing fee, meals, room charge, room services). The package does not cover pre-operative study, pre-operative room and services charges, medications to be taken home, special medications, special treatment equipment charges and additional charges for items such as additional meals etc.
Bangkok Japanese Medical Services (JMS) is a separate unit for Japanese patients. JMS boasts of 10 full time and 6 part time Thai doctors besides 3 Japanese nurses and 16 interpreters. JMS has treated over 4,800 expatriates in 2006 alone.
International Medical Services (IMS) is a separate department in the hospital for taking care of international patients and comprises its own international clinics serving people from over 160 countries. IMS is responsible for guidance in international and Thai health insurance, liaison service for embassies, international institutions and organizations, lodging at local hotels, catering of special diets, international and local evacuation (Medical Evacuation Team), repatriation services, free consultation and advise through the Internet. Translators can help patients in Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Cebuano, Chaozhou, Danish, Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Khmer, Laos, Mandarin, Nepalese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.
For accommodating international patients BIH provides facilities from standard rooms to royal suites. The basic facilities in these rooms consist of electrically adjustable bed, cable television, nurse call system, guest sofa-bed, personal telephone, air conditioning, microwave oven, refrigerator, bathroom amenities, personal safe, Internet access, English language newspaper, inpatient library.
BMC offers a 38-room apartment complex. A studio room would cost 2,000 Baht (64 USD) daily, a deluxe room would cost 2,800 Baht (90 USD), and extra bed would cost 600 Baht ( 20 USD)/ night / person. The rates differ for weekly and monthly reservations. Day services are 75% of the mentioned charges and all charges are mentioned for two persons. All rates are in Thai Baht and include VAT and ABF. Visa, MasterCard and American Express and Diners Club card are acceptable for making payments. The reservations can be made by phone or e-mail at he details given in the website.
Hotel reservations can be made through the Concierge Department either via e-mail, telephone or in -person. The hospital has liaison with Pink Rose Holiday Tours for travel and tour arrangements. 4 shuttle buses run as per fixed schedules to assist traveling to different stations and restaurants. A client can arrange personal transportation through the Concierge Department. You can hire a BMW 7 for 1,800 BHT (58 USD)/trip, an Isuzu MU-7 for 750 BHT ( 24 USD)/trip, a Toyota Commuter for 1,000 BHT ( 32 USD)/trip or a Toyota Camry for 900 BHT ( 29 USD)/trip. These prices are for one-way transportation to and from Suvarnabhumi International Airport and vice-versa.
The overseas offices of the hospital are at Cambodia, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Myanmar. The overseas representatives of the hospital are at USA, UK, Australia, Denmark and Switzerland. The details of these offices are mentioned on the website.
The website also mentions details of the location of the hospital. One can download the map to reach the hospital on the website. Route guidance from different locations in Bangkok can be obtained from the website.