Penang General Hospital (Hospital Pulau Pinang)

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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Penang General Hospital (Hospital Pulau Pinang) is the largest hospital in Penang and the second largest hospital in Malaysia. It is situated in Georgetown, where the majority of people in Penang live. It caters for variety of specialities and is associated with several Irish Medical Schools through the PMC partnership.

As public hospital, Pulau Pinang provides cheap health care and medical treatment to the people of Penang state. It has total area of 35 acres and is actually a hospital complex with three building blocks; A,B and C. Additionally, it has other off site units, including Maternity Hospital and Psychatric Ward at Jalan Perak,Penang. There is also a Maternity Hospital, a Dental Hospital and a Children’s Hospital. These were added to the complex in the 20th century, and are located on the Sepoy Lines Road side of Jalan Residensi.

You can view the website here although the content is written in Malay.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Malay
Funding Status Public


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