Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Hospital Kuala Lumpur is a government hospital located in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur….

Hospital Kuala Lumpur provides medical services to all communities in the state and surrounding areas to ensure the health of the community is enhanced and the delivery of information is channeled more effectively.

This is in line with its objective of this hospital as an excellent health care center.


23, Jalan Pahang, 53000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


+6 03-2615 5555




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Hospital Kuala Lumpur set up for help an individual achieve and maintain a health standard to enable him to carry out productive economic and social life

This can be achieved by providing efficient, effective and effective treatment, rehabilitation, treatment and rehabilitation services with emphasis on underprivileged groups.


The Kuala Lumpur Hospital or commonly known as HKL (Hospital Kuala Lumpur) has 53 different departments and units. These include the administration & finance department, the pharmaceutical department, training and research, 28 clinical departments and 12 clinical support services.

Hospital Kuala Lumpur is now the largest hospital under the Ministry of Health of Malaysia and is considered to be one of the biggest in Asia. It is a government tertiary referral hospital, located on 150 acres of prime land with 83 wards and 2300 beds.

View of the 5-storey hospital’s main block as you approach from the Maternity Hospital. The building on the right foreground is part of the Radiotherapy Outpatient Clinic. HKL has a huge staff of 7 000 workers with almost 100 professions in various fields and disciplines.

Out of the total number of staff, there are about 200 consultants and specialists, 500 medical officers and registrars, 32 matrons, 221 sisters (ward managers), 3,101 registered nurses, 253 community nurse, 6 trained assistant nurses and 1 trained mid-wives.

The remaining staff are pharmacists, tutors, assistant pharmacists, medical assistants, administrative personnel and hospital attendants.


1. Priority will be given to critical and semi-critical cases in the Department
Emergency and Trauma with waiting time as follows

– Critical Case (Red Zone) is immediately treated
– Critical Partial Case (Yellow Zone) is treated within 30 minutes
– Other cases (Green Zone) will be seen according to the patient’s priority

2. Outpatient Clinic Services and Expert Clinic will be provided by turn
and / or the patient’s condition. Priority will be given to children, mothers
pregnant, senior citizens and people with disabilities.

3. Information will be provided to customers regarding illness and care

4. Confidentiality of personal information on illness and care given to
patient is guaranteed.

5. Clean and comfortable, safe and secure facilities and environment.



  • To provide quality patient oriented service based on humanistic values emphasing customer satisfaction and encompasing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects;
  • To provide health education service to its clientele and provide post basic and continuing medical education to its staff to promote professionalism;
  • To instill excellent work culture and to create a conducive environment to deliver quality services;
  • To make KLH a centre of excellence and national referral centre,
  • To establish KLH as a clinical research centre.


  • HKL shall be an institution of excellence in health care education and research, driven by a dedicated team providing professional client-centered service.


  • Is responsive to public, clients and employees needs
  • Is delivered by a team of skilled, inovative, commited and compassionate personnel
  • Involves partnership with individuals and the community for promotion of health
  • Will undertake education and continuous professional development for all levels of staff, and
  • Conduct Biomedical research


  1. Secondary care
  2. Tertiary care
  3. Training centre for houseman
  4. Postgraduate training centre by arrangements of the University Putra Malaysia and the Ministry Of Health
  5. Continuining education for sub specialization for doctors
    basic and post basic training for nurses
  6. Training centre for paramedics, radiographers, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, and
    clinical research.


Clinical Services

Non Clinical Services

• Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
• Dietetics & Food Services
• Occupational Theraphy
• Health Education
• Pharmacy
• Hospital Supervisory
• Physiotherapy
• Medical Record
• Psychology Counseling
• Medical Social Work
• Public Health
• Nursing Service
• Radicare

General Information

• Admission Guide
• Medical Report
• Hospital Charges
• Online Bills Payment
• Hospital Facilities
• Outpatient Clinic
• Medical Examination
• Visiting Hours

Revamping of functions:

  1. KLH to become centre for tertiary care
  2. Primary services to be resited outside KLH
    bed strength reduced from 2585 to 1300
  3. Remaining land area to be rebuild into a referral and tertiary care centre for a hospital of 1300 beds only.


1870 : It was developed as a district hospital comprising of 3 wards i.e., the Tai Wah Ward, the Choudhry Ward and the Malay Ward.

1920 : Upgraded to 25 wards (1st. class in Bangsar, 2nd. class and 3rd. class).

1962 : Development of HKL from Phase I to Phase IV. The development of the various phases were as follows:
Phase I (1962 – 1968): Maternity Hospital, North Ward Block, Radiotherapy Department and Hostels for staff were built.

Phase II (1968 – 1972): South Ward Block, Neurology Institute, Surgical Block, Radiology Block, National Blood Transfusion Centre and more hostels were added.

Phase III (1972 – 1973): Specialist clinics, Outpatient Department and Doctor’s hostel were constructed.
Phase IV-A (1973 – 1974): Trainee Nurses hostel and Clubhouse added.

Phase IV-B (1975): Orthopaedic Institute, Urology Institute, Artificial Limb Centre and Radiology Block built.

The last phase of HKL was completed at the cost of RM 77 million.

1973 : HKL started functioning as a teaching hospital for UKM medical students.

1986 – 1988: Repairs and refurbishment of old building (Wooden Block) were performed.

1989 – 1992: Paediatric Institute was constructed.

1994 – 1997 (Phase II) – Upgrading of the Institute of Radiotherapy, Oncology and Nuclear Medicine.

2013 : Specialist Complex & Ambulatory Care Centre (SCACC) is located along Jalan Pahang and next to Institute of Medical Research (IMR). The building consist of 16 clinical departments, support services such as pharmacy, pathology, radiology, Central Sterile Supply Unit (CSSU) and allied health services. SCACC providing 30 beds for daycare patients, 184 consultations rooms, 7 seminar rooms and CRC room.

2015 : Multi-storey Car Park was initially open to the public on 15 February 2015. This building is located near Maternity Hospital. The building consist of seven (7) level of car park, gymnasium, tennis court, cafeteria and PABX building. The car park was built with light parking system and automated calculation of available space as well as panic button for security system.