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The National Heart Institute in Kuala Lampur, also known as the Institut Jantung Negara (IJN), is Malaysia’s leading medical institute for cardiovascular diseases.

IJN is one-stop center for comprehensive cardiology care and cardiothoracic surgery.

Established in 1992, IJN has since treated over a million adult and pediatric cardiac patients from all over the world.

Doctors at the hospital have introduced many innovations in interventional procedures for diagnosis and treatment of cardiac diseases.

Treatments offered include:

  • “Awake” bypass surgery
  • Cardiac stent implantation
  • Automatic internal defibrillator implantation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Angiogram and angioplasty via radial artery
  • Multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT)
  • Calcium scoring and coronary angiogram
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Off-pump surgery
  • Implantation of a heart-assist device
  • Transplantation for heart failure patients
  • IJN also offers Heart Screening/Executive Screening Programs with special emphasis on cardiac care and prevention of heart disease.

    To better assist the large number of foreign patients seeking treatment at IJN, the hospital has formed a dedicated department—International Patient Centre (IPC).

    Languages spoken

    English, Malay, Japanese, Indonesian, French, Chinese, Arabic, Cantonese, Hokkien

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    IJN is situated on the Jalan Tun Razak on the Middle Ring Road 1 of Kuala Lampur in Malaysia.

    It is about 50 minutes drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

    IJN offers meet-and-greet facility at the airport to foreign patients, so they will send over a representative if you inform them in advance.

    This part was built during the British colonial era and is among the oldest and busiest roads in KL.

    There is plenty of activity in and around the area as it is only 10 - 15 minutes drive from the heart of KL – Kuala Lampur City Centre (KLCC).

    What's around

    Must visit for all tourists, this is Kuala Lampur’s most important commercial, business, and entertainment hub.

    If interested in tourist activities, you will find many options for entertainment here. The region is packed with restaurants, clubs, bars, shopping malls, and many other recreational options.

    The twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lampur are Malasia’s most famous landmark and are visited by almost all tourists. If time and your health allow, you can take visit the Petronas Towers which also have an art gallery, an underwater aquarium, a philharmonic theatre, shopping malls, spas, and several other leisure options.

    Also check out the famous Suria shopping mall that features many luxury brands and the beautiful, verdant KLCC Park built over 17 acres of land.

    Located just below Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre within the KLCC area, this place has thousands of fascinating species of sea animals.

    Also in the same area is the Kuala Lampur China Town as well as the Petaling Street Flea Market, if you or your companion is seeking some good bargains.


    • Electronically adjustable bed

    • Sofa-bed for accompanying person

    • 32-inch flat screen cable TV with multi-lingual programs

    • Microwave oven

    • Mini fridge

    • Telephone in the room

    • Personal nurse call system

    • Bathroom with hot water heater

    • Free WiFi

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