The collaboration with Intan Medical Centre will lead to the largest private hospital in Kedah
Kuala Lumpur, 14 June 2021 – Aurelius Healthcare Group today announced that it had finalised a collaboration with Intan Medical Centre Sdn Bhd to be the majority shareholder and operator of a private hospital in Alor Setar, Kedah, which shall be renamed with the new trade name of Aurelius Hospital Alor Setar.
This is the group’s second venture in Malaysia and is a testament to Aurelius’ strategy to transform healthcare delivery and expand medical access to all Malaysians.
Soon to be known as Aurelius Hospital Alor Setar, it is currently under construction and aims to be operational by Q4 2023, catering to the city’s growing population.
The hospital will have a 200-bed capacity, making it the largest private medical facility in Kedah. Located in Mergong, a bustling business hub in Alor Setar, the six-storey private hospital will be equipped with the latest technology and top-notch medical equipment to provide a complete spectrum of services and care in its Centre of Excellence.
As a multi-disciplinary medical facility, the tertiary hospital will house up to 44 consulting suites that cater to a wide range of specialities, such as Oncology Care, Neuroscience, Cardiology, Women & Wellness, and Orthopaedics.
A full array of medical services will be available, including general surgery, a dental and skin specialist clinic, a hybrid operating theatre, MRI, CT Scan, endoscopy, and more.
Chief Executive Officer of Aurelius Hospital Alor Setar, TJ Randhawa, says, “We are excited to expand into Alor Setar and open a comprehensive healthcare facility that offers a full suite of diagnostic and medical procedures for our patients.
“This will be a welcome addition for Alor Setar, and we believe that our hospital will attract the nation’s top talent across numerous medical fields, such as endocrinology, nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, and more.
“We are doing all we can to prepare the facility to serve the communities in Kedah, Penang, Perlis and other surrounding states. Our commitment is to provide the highest level of service and care to our patients, physicians, employees, and other partners in the community.”
Group Managing Director and Chairman at Aurelius Healthcare, Dato’ Amir Firdaus Abdullah, says, Aurelius Healthcare Group’s expansion into Alor Setar is part of our greater plans to grow our range of healthcare services across Malaysia.
“Our first venture, Aurelius Hospital Nilai, was acquired in September 2021, and with Aurelius Alor Setar, we are on track to further transform the private healthcare industry.
“We will strive to continuously improve our facilities and services and bring in the best healthcare talent and medical experts to make quality healthcare accessible to all our fellow Malaysians across the country.”
Aurelius Healthcare was founded in Malaysia by a team of industry veterans with global healthcare management experience who aspire to modernise and make healthcare more accessible nationwide.
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