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Sarawak Heart Centre is 3rd best Cardiology specialized hospital in Malaysia

Sarawak General Hospital’s specialized hospital, the Sarawak Heart Centre, or Pusat Jantung Sarawak, is the 3rd Best Cardiology specialized hospital within Malaysia.

This ranking was done according to the Best Specialized Hospitals in Cardiology research done by Statista and Newsweek.

Ahead the hospital is the Malaysia National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara), followed by privately owned Mahkota Medical Centre in Melaka.

Best Cardiology specialized hospital

In the ASEAN Region, the research ranks the Sarawak Heart Institute at 10th place in the Best Specialized Hospitals in Cardiology, with both the Malaysian National Heart Institute and Mahkota Medical Centre taking 7th, and 9th place in the ranking respectively.

This in turn puts the hospital in 48th place in the Asia Pacific Region for the Best Specialized Hospitals in Cardiology for 2023.

While ranked 10th may not seem much for many, looking at the hospitals listed in the research rankings does speak volumes especially since the Sarawak General Hospital is listed ahead of many other bigger hospitals within Southeast Asia.

The list is dominated by Singapore based hospitals with six hospitals in Singapore making the top ten list, three from Malaysia, and one from Thailand.

The top hospital in Cardiology in Asia Pacific is the Asan Medical Center in Seoul Korea, while the best in the world for Cardiology is Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA.

Listed below is the 50 Best Specialized Hospitals in Cardiology in Asia Pacific for 2023.

Hospitals in Southeast Asia are in bold and their ranks in the region are in the bracket.

  1. Asan Medical Center, Seoul South Korea
  2. National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita Japan
  3. The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), Singapore Singapore (1)
  4. Samsung Medical Center Seoul South Korea
  5. Seoul National University Hospital Seoul South Korea
  6. The Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane Australia
  7. Sakakibara Heart Institute Tokyo Japan
  8. The University of Tokyo Hospital Tokyo Japan
  9. Kyoto University Hospital Kyoto Japan
  10. Osaka University Hospital Osaka Japan
  11. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney Australia
  12. Monash Medical Centre – Clayton Melbourne Australia
  13. The Alfred Melbourne Australia
  14. Mount Elizabeth Hospital – Orchard Singapore Singapore (2)
  15. The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Parkville Melbourne Australia
  16. Gleneagles Hospital Singapore Singapore (3)
  17. Severance Hospital – Yonsei University Seoul South Korea
  18. All India Institute of Medical Sciences – Delhi New Delhi India
  19. Apollo Hospital – Chennai Chennai India
  20. ortis Escorts Heart Institute New Delhi India
  21. Keio University Hospital Tokyo Japan
  22. Bumrungrad International Hospital Bangkok Thailand (4)
  23. Medanta The Medicity Gurugram India
  24. NUHCS (National University Heart Centre) Singapore Singapore (5)
  25. Korea University – Anam Hospital Seoul South Korea
  26. National Taiwan University Hospital Taipei City Taiwan
  27. Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences Bangalore India
  28. Changi General Hospital Singapore Singapore (6)
  29. St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Sydney Australia
  30. Institut Jantung Negara Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (7)
  31. Mount Elizabeth Hospital – Novena Singapore Singapore (8)
  32. Kurashiki Central Hospital Kurashiki Japan
  33. Seoul National University – Bundang Hospital Seongnam-si South Korea
  34. Westmead Hospital Sydney Australia
  35. Asian Heart Institute Mumbai India
  36. Austin Hospital Melbourne Australia
  37. Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital Kobe Japan
  38. Shonan Kamakura General Hospital Kamakura Japan
  39. Nippon Medical School Hospital Tokyo Japan
  40. Center Hospital of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine Tokyo Japan
  41. PGIMER – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research Chandigarh India
  42. St. Luke’s International Hospital Tokyo Japan
  43. Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Brisbane Australia
  44. Kyushu University Hospital Fukuoka Japan
  45. Mahkota Medical Centre Melaka Malaysia (9)
  46. The Catholic University Of Korea – Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul South Korea
  47. The Christian Medical College Vellore India
  48. Hospital Umum Sarawak Kuching Malaysia (10)
  49. Aster Medcity Kochi India
  50. The Wesley Hospital Auchenflower Australia

It is however important to note that the list only covers Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

World best hospital rankings

Meanwhile, the best hospital in the world according to the survey is Mayo Clinic in Rochester USA, while the best hospital in Asia Pacific for 2023 is the Singapore General Hospital in Singapore.

Malaysia hospitals are not listed in the World Best Hospital ranking as it only covers 28 countries, with Malaysia excluded.


Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.
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