Hospital Profile

KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital is known in Perak as one of the premier in providing healthcare services to the community since May 1978.

About Us

KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital is known in Perak as one of the premier in providing healthcare services to the community in May 1978. KPJ Ipoh then ISC (Ipoh Specialist Centre) started with 75 beds.

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In 1989 the takeover of KPJ Ipoh by Johor Corporation, formerly known as Johor State Economic Development Corporation (JSEDC), this led the hospital to greater heights, and now a multi- disciplinary tertiary care hospital that offers many diverse services all in one location, as a one stop centre. KPJ Ipoh was listed in the Main Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) as KPJ Healthcare Berhad in November 1994 together with another sister hospital, Johor Specialist Hospital now KPJ Johor. Till date the hospital has grown in leaps and bounds with 275 beds capacity.

Competitive Environment

From the initial 75 bedded hospital now KPJ Ipoh has the bed capacity of 275 beds. KPJ Ipoh is one of the leading private hospital in the state of Perak with almost 31% share of private hospital beds.

KPJ Ipoh provides a wide range of services to the community in the state of Perak. We were the pioneer hospital in Perak that provides Cardiac thoracic Service; this has helped the community from travelling more than 300km to Kuala Lumpur or more than 200km to Penang for cardiothoracic surgery.

Beside of this, KPJ Ipoh is also one of the first private hospital that provide neurosurgical, oncology, cardiac cartelization, and the 1st hospital in Malaysia being certified successfully by OHSAS, 1st hospital in Perak in obtaining the full certification of the MSQH, among the 1st KPJ hospitals successful in receiving BFHI status, and the 1st KPJ hospital to successfully launch the Baby Hatch.
Healthcare industry in Malaysia is experiencing a steady growth and expansion to meet the needs of the society and communities at large. The increased consumer awareness translates to an increased demand for improved healthcare services. Due to this scenario, KPJ Ipoh always strive to provide better services, introduce new product with advance technology at the right time and offer very competitive price to meet clients' needs and market requirements.

KPJ group has a better advantage in benchmarking their information system or data than from a group of hospitals for their individual upgrade and improvement in term of serving our clients better.

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Strategic Context

KPJ Ipoh had implemented various strategies and programs to improve our healthcare services. Being a member of the KPJ Healthcare Group, the hospital obviously has many competitive advantages that we can leverage on, to manage new challenges.


Continuous improvement with implementation of the Quality Activities such as the IMS to standardize the system and work processes to streamline the success of the objectives. With the current public unstated demand, we have ventured into obtaining the Food Safety Management System.


We are also fortunate to have our own nursing and allied health colleges. This is a clear advantage for KPJ given that the sector is facing a shortage of doctor and nurses.


We are constantly reviewing our 5 years strategic to ensure we are in line with the future direction set by the Group.

The Management

Executive Director - En. Roslan Ahmad Chief Nursing Officer - Mdm. Mok Wai Yee
Chief Executive Officer - Ms. Yusmah Salleh Operations Manager - Mr. Pui Swee Khoon
Medical Director - Dr. Luis Chen Shian Liang Senior Accountant - Pn. Haryani