Island Hospital is one of the many private hospitals in Penang, founded in 1996. It is located on Macalister Road (Address: 308, Jalan Macalister, 10450 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2288222). The hospital provides medical treatment services for a wide range of areas, including bone & joint, cancer, child & baby, digestive diseases, ear, nose & throat, eye, general surgery, heart, internal medicine, men’s health, neuroscience, plastic surgery, skin, women’s health, and others. Many of the doctors in Island Hospital are experienced specialists in their respective areas.
Even though treatment at Island Hospital is quite expensive for Penang standards, there are many patients here, both local and foreigners. The foreigners are mostly from Indonesia, because the healthcare services in Indonesia are probably not good – and, Penang provides quality healthcare services at a relatively low price, compared to other countries in the region.
The hospital rooms for admitted patients are clean and comfortable. For a 2-bedded room, each patient gets his/her own television for entertainment while resting. There is also free Wifi in rooms and general areas within Island Hospital.
As for food, there is a canteen (i – Cafe) within Island Hospital. There is also a bakery (Four Leaves bakery), and a Starbucks-styled coffee shop.
Here is the location of Island Hospital, Penang: