• Health Tourism

    KPJ Healthcare is committed to provide our very best and among the latest specialty health services and facilities to our international patients. KPJ Health Tourism Services is committed to create and ensure an exceptional healthcare destination experience with limitless possibilities and exceptional quality catered to your needs.

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    Health Tourism

    Over the last decade, Malaysia has grown by leaps and bounds to become a medical tourism destination of high renown. KPJ group of hospitals have been receiving many health tourist patients from all over the world for various kind of treatments.

    In ensuring patient safety, KPJ Hospitals have embarked on many initiatives to improve the Quality of care to customers including the certification of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), which is internationally linked to the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).  KPJ hospitals have implemented the Integrated Management System (IMS) to guarantee high hospitals in the group have been accredited by SQH.  Meanwhile, 4 of these hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI).


    KPJ Bandar Maharani Specialist Hospital (KPJ BMSH) is strategically located within Bandar Maharani, Muar – a historical town and the capital of Muar District, Johor, Malaysia.  It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Malaysia to be visited and explored for food, coffee, and historical prewar buildings. Bandar Maharani, Muar was declared “the royal town of Johor” by Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj.  This historical town also won the "ASEAN Cleanest Tourist City Standard Award (ACTCA)” in The ASEAN Tourism Awards 2018.

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    The town is easily accessible via land, sea, and air from various cities and other provinces; including neighbouring countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand.  Patients or Visitors may travel using land transportation as there are available express bus coaches from Singapore and Hat Yai (south Thailand) and stop at Bentayan Express Bus Terminal in Bandar Maharani, Muar.  Aside from that, ferry services are also available regularly from Bengkalis, Dumai and Selat Panjang (in Sumatra, Indonesia) to Bandar Maharani Ferry Terminal.

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic, patients or visitors from Pekanbaru and Medan Kuala Namu, Indonesia were also able to visit Muar for treatment via aeroplanes which touchdown at Melaka International Airport.  For the record, Malindo Air launched 5 flights weekly from Pekanbaru, Indonesia to Melaka in November 2014; followed by Wings Air which has also launched a new route from Medan Kuala Namu, Indonesia to Melaka starting in April 2018, operating daily.  Currently, all flight schedules are still cancelled and also pending the re-opening of the Melaka International Airport

    Distances to KPJ BMSH:-

    • 2.9km from Bentayan Express Bus Terminal

    • 2.6km from Bandar Maharani Ferry Terminal

    • 51km from Melaka International Airport

    Foreigners come to Bandar Maharani, Muar for medical/health tourism due to the competitive costs of healthcare services, complemented by the existence of excellent medical technology and infrastructure. Indonesian tourists lead as the highest number of those seeking healthcare services in KPJ BMSH followed by tourists from Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam.

    WISATA MEDIS (Health Screening Staycation)

    Medical tourism abroad is often considered expensive. But, it's different when you go to Bandar Maharani, Muar Bandar DiRaja Johor, Malaysia. With lower costs, you can enjoy the best services from the medical staff at the KPJ Bandar Maharani Specialist Hospital and a classy stay in Muar, Johor.

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    The Health Tourism (HT) Services of KPJ Bandar Maharani Specialist Hospital (KPJ BMSH) provide a one-stop service that opens doors to specialists' expertise, personalized patient care and advanced technology at KPJ BMSH.  Dedicated experienced patient care teams provide genuine care and comfort and attend to the needs of patients before, during, and, if necessary, after their visit.  They will also be able to provide advice on the estimated cost of treatments and procedures at KPJ BMSH.

    If a patient needs follow-up treatment, our experienced team of HT professionals will help you find the information you need.  They will be able to provide you with the best choices for clinical services, facilities and physicians at any of our hospitals.  Appointments with the referred physician, or physician of your choice, can be made at a time that best suits your schedule.

    We would be delighted to assist you with your travel and visa requirements.  Our team of pleasant and experienced service-oriented staff will be happy to assist in matters such as
    • Reservation of air/ferry tickets
    • Visa arrangements
    • Hotel arrangements
    • Transfer service (airport/ferry terminal to/from hotel and hospital)
    • Interpreter service arrangement
    • Halal meals (food & beverages)
    • Local sightseeing tours

    Hotels / Accommodations

    To your convenience, KPJ BMSH provides a list of nearby hotel accommodations for your visiting family and friends:

    Muar Traders Hotel

    BEI Boutique Hotel

    MUO Accommodation Group

    Streetview Hotel Muar

    Remington Hotel

    Desa Keroma Eco Resort

    Classic Hotel

    Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC)

    Effective 1st January 2024, all international patients are required to complete the Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC) before arrival except if you are:

    • Citizens of Singapore;
    • Diplomatic and Official Passport holders;
    • Malaysian Permanent Residents and Long Term-Pass holders;
    • General Certificate of Identity (GCI) Brunei Darussalam holders;
    • Brunei Malaysia Frequent Traveller Facility holders;
    • Thailand Border Pass holders; and
    • Indonesia Cross-Border Travel Document (PLB) holders.
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    Contact Us

    Marketing Communications (Health Tourism) Services

    KPJ Bandar Maharani Specialist Hospital

    73-1, Jalan Stadium,

    Kampung Baharu,

    84000, Muar, Johor,


    Person-In-Charge (PIC): Khairul Izzudin bin Khirul Ismail
    +60 6-956 4549 (Directline)

    Mobile: +60 13-757 9500 (WhatsApp/Telegram/SMS)
    Email: maharani@kpjmaharani.com /