Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital has recently been accredited for the Clinical Care Program Certificate (CCPC) for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, from the organization JCI (Joint Commission International).
Samitivej Hospital History
Samitivej Hospital has come a long way since its establishment date in 1979, when it was co-founded by the Iate Khun Bancha Lamsam of Kasikorn Bank and M.R. Bajarisan Jumbala, M.D.
The name and the vision of its founders have inspired doctors and staff ever since. Today over 2,000 health professionals, practicing in 3 Samitivej hospitals, are helping patients with minor outpatients illnesses to major procedures such as organ transplants.
Founded in 1979, Samitivej Hospitals is one of the leading private hospital groups in Thailand. The main facility, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital located on Sukhumvit Soi 49, is recognized as one of the leading private hospitals in Southeast Asia. Since its inception the group has added 3 more hospitals namely, Samitivej Srinakarin on the east of Bangkok, Samitivej Sriracha on the southeast of Thailand and in July 2003, opened Samitivej Srinakarin Children’s Hospital, the first of its kind in Thailand.
Vision of Samitivej Hospital
Their vision was to gather the best doctors and nurses together, supply them with advanced healthcare technology, and provide the best medical care possible to patients and their families. They envisioned a hospital that would care for patients holistically, not simply concerned with their physical health, but their emotional health as well.
It is fitting indeed that M.R. Kukrit Pramoj, a former Prime Minister and a much revered scholar, named the hospital “Samitivej”, meaning an “assembly of doctors”.
Samitivej Hospital has a long history of excellent care and innovation. In 1999, Samitivej was awarded the prestigious recognition as a Mother and Baby Friendly Hospital by WHO and UNICEF. The first to be awarded for hospital in Thailand. Other recognitions include the Prime Minister Award for the Most Recognized Service in 2004 and hospital accreditation from the Hospital Accreditation Board of Thailand. The group continues to innovate and strives towards the highest level of care and safety for our patients, visitors and guests.
Location of Samitivej Hospital
Samitivej Hospital Network
- Samitivej Sukhumvit
- Samitivej Srinakarin Children’s Hospital
- Samitivej Sriracha
Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital
Samitivej Sukhumvit, located at the heart of Bangkok is a 270 bed tertiary hospital, with over 400 specialists. With a comprehensive range of medical technology, complemented by a team of highly qualified specialists and experienced caregivers, this hospital has long been the hospital of choice for the population of Bangkok. With a multi-lingual workforce and international services such as interpreters and immigration services, Samitivej Sukhumvit is able to offer the highest level of care and convenience for the expatriates in Bangkok and in the region.
Samitivej Srinakarin Children’s Hospital
Samitivej Srinakarin, with over 300 bed is located in the fast growing east of Bangkok, where the new Suvarnabhumi airport located. This center also boasts the first and only dedicated Children’s Hospital in Thailand. Both hospitals have established a reputation for their excellent care in tertiary areas such as Bone Marrow Transplant and Neonatal Intensive Care.
Samitivej Sriracha Hospital
The latest addition to the group, Samitivej Sriracha, is a 150 bed hospital located 130 km Southeast of Bangkok. In an area surrounded by industries, the Laem Chabang port and resort town of Pattaya, the hospital is a key provider of healthcare to the locals, expatriates and tourists in the region.