Saint Louis Hospital
- Private Non-Profit Catholic Hospital
- Bangkok, Thailand
Saint Louis Hospital is a Non-Profit private general hospital which serves out-patients and in-patients by medical specialists, professional nurses, and qualified medical teams in each department emphasizing in giving closed comprehensive care focusing the important of patient centered. The hospital provides variety of modern high medical technology equipments, safety guarantee in medical diagnosis and treatments. Comfortable air-conditioned rooms for patients equip with convenience facilities under private environments to serve the patients' needs including safety system to observe for condition change. Ready-Made Operating Room from Germany by installed under sterilization condition while operating. All conditions meet the standard quality of the leading hospitals in the world, and it's ready to be on the 24 hours services.
About Saint Louis
Saint Louis Hospital is a Non-Profit private general hospital. It was established by Archbishop Louis Vey, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Siam on September 15, 1898 during the reign of King Chulalongkorn. The sister of Saint Paul de Chartres were assigned to manage the hospital under the philosophy of "Where there is Mercy, there is God"
Saint Louis Hospital is located on an approximately 32,000 spare meters on South Sathorn Road. It provides medical treatment to patients by medical specialists of different specialties. Qualified nursing team provides intensive care to both out-patients and in-patients focusing on the importance of patient-centered principal. Hospital is well equipped with modern medical equipments for diagnostic purpose and provides prompt medical treatments effectively. Beside regular wards, the hospital also provides digital heart cauterization laboratory, exercise stress test, mamma gram, and bone densitometry. Patients' rooms are all air-conditioned.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) maintain with central monitoring system. Our operating room is ready-made from Germany. There is installed with special bacterial control while operation. It is also well equipped with modern operating instrument according to the standard of the leading hospitals. Experience surgeons and anesthesiologists are on duties 24 hours
St. Louis Hospital History
The Hospital was founded by Archbishop Jean-Louis Vey, Apostolic Vicar of Roman Catholic Mission in Siam in 1898 and since then managed by Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres with their philosophy of "Where there's mercy, there's the God."
In 1975 and in middle seventies, two new inpatient buildings were opened. Saint Louis Hospital first successfully performed open heart surgery as a private facility in 1979.
Modern medical equipment, e.g. computerized X-ray machine, computerized hemodialysis system, computer data management system were applied in 1988. In 1994, the hospital was helped by CESO organization of Canada to introduce Total Quality Management (TQM). In 1997-1998 years, it was given ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certificates.
It is well equipped with modern medical technique including Digital Catheterization Lab, Exercise Stress Test, Mammogram and Bone Densitometry. Inpatient rooms all have air-conditioning. Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit are separated into private rooms. Operation rooms and surgical theaters have ready-made equipment from Germany with disease control sterilization.
Saint Louis Hospital declares its patient centered approach and provides 24 hour service for 500 inpatients and 2000 outpatients per day. It ensures emergency patient transport service by air.
The main divisions of the Hospital are:
- Heart Institute
- Dermatology and Skin Laser Center
- Obstetric Gynecology
- Nephrology Clinic
- Health Check Up Center
- Child Development Department
For help in gathering donations in the process of needy and poor patients treatment Saint Louis Hospital established its own charity organization - "Foundation for Saint Louis Hospital" in 1995.
Heart Institute (Cardiac Unit)
Saint Louis Hospital is a leading hospital that has important role in treating patients with heart diseases since 1979 and it is the first private hospital in the kingdom of Thailand that performed heart surgery successfully. It has been over 22 years that the Heart Institute was established in the hospital with the full range of medical equipment for heart diagnosis and treatment as well as vascular diseases. Aiming of providing high quality, effective and accurate treatment for patients with heart diseases, the hospital has a heart specialist team from oversea and local. Above all the hospital is continuously applying the latest technology to treat diseases.
Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)
Life Signaling Tracking System is installed at this unit which is control center communication to follow-up patients’ condition via computer to physician’s office or to physician’s home.
Catheterization Laboratory for Heart Treatment
The Catheterization Laboratory, the latest model was installed, database system retrieve through the network system to the examination room, the meeting room, and to the outside of the hospital for consultation with heart specialist.
Operating Room for Heart Surgery
Diagnostic equipment from Heart Diseases, such as echocardiogram, exercise stress test, Holter’s monitoring – to monitor heart rate for 24 hours.
Dermatology and Skin Laser Center
Saint Louis Hospital realizes of the importance of skin diseases and its problems. Therefore, Dermatology and Skin Laser Center was developed to treat acute and chronic skin diseases. Presently, to treat skin diseases by doesn’t emphasize on treating with medicine alone. But it is developing of more advanced treatment; the laser treatment plays the important role by the team of experience medical specialists. The use of laser technology becomes more effective treatment. The center applies the latest and effective application. For Example, Ultraviolet Rays at A and B (UVA and UVB) to treat chronic and difficult to control cases such as psoriasis and vitiligo.
At the same time, the Dermatology and Skin Laser Center of Saint Louis Hospital has brought laser technology which is appropriated for correction of congenital abnormalities, such as black birthmark, revitalizing and perfecting normal skin. Skin Laser Center is the most comprehensive laser application center in the Southeast Asia Region.
- Carbon-Dioxide (C02): Laser, applied to minor operation, such as moles, warts, age spot, hard corn, skin cancer and skin tumor removal to make them faster healing.
- Pulse Dye Laser (V-LEAM): To treat red birthmark and abnormal blood vessels, scars, and scars from operation.
- Ruley Laser: To treat black birthmark, Ota birthmark, tattoo removal.
Obstetric and Gynecology
Saint Louis Hospital emphasizes in providing health services according to the international standard quality with a full range of Obstetric and Gynecology to response to the patient’s needs. Different special clinics for women are provided: -
- Women’s Health Clinic
- Gynecologic Oncology Clinic (Female Cancer Clinic)
- Menopausal Clinic (Golden Age Clinic)
- High Risk Pregnancy Clinic
- Infertility Clinic
- Pre-Marital Counseling Clinic
The center provides treatment for acute and chronic renal failure by medical specialist in kidney team. Hemodialysis uses Drake-Willock system 1000 which had system of reverse osmosis and it is the latest technology of the United States to serve the patients.
Hemodialysis Center Team consists of expertise nephrologists; well trained and experienced nurses are all pleased to give patients extensive care personally at all time.
Saint Louis Hospital provides different physical check up program which patient can select according to their needs. All programs are under utmost details care of our medical team.
Saint Louis Hospital also provides some other services, such as:
- Child Development : Day care from birth to 10 years old under supervisions of physicians and nurses team at Sermkun-Louis Vey Building. To be prepared for readiness in growth and development including social and mental health for preschool children.
- Food Service : Serve all kind of foods in both Thai and International. Ordering by phone with delivery service which operates daily from 06.00 a.m. to 08.00 p.m.
- Business Center : Color, black and white photocopies, postal service, face, book binding, laminating, stationary, cards, religious supplies, phone cards, and laundry service are available.
- Taxi and Van Service : 24 hours for taxi and van services
- Additional Service : Room accommodation for patients / relatives available daily or long stay on the 24 th floor of Roipi Barameebun Building