Located in the city centre of Kuala Lumpur is the KPJ Tawakal Specialist hospital. Tawakal is located along Jalan Pahang which is a stone’s throw away from the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital and not far from the major landmarks of the capital.
Established in 1984, Tawakal’s humble beginnings started with only 66 beds where it has now grown to become one of the most established names in the healthcare sector today. Besides being in a convenient location, Tawakal is not far from the National Heart Institute, National Blood Bank and the Institute of Medical Research and is now home to about 80 resident, sessional and visiting medical consultants who provide top quality healthcare services together with more than 500 other employees in the hospital.
Awards and Recognitions
Tawakal Hospital is an MS ISO 9002 certified hospital recognized by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd in 1998 while in 2003, it was certified with Certified with MS ISO 9001: 2000. On top of that, it is certified Halal from Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia and the winner of the 2004 National Human Resource Excellence Award by the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management Executive Search Sdn. Bhd. In 2009, Tawakal won the Productivity Award 2008 in Open Category from the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) as well as the MOSPHA OSH Excellence Award 2008/2009 by the Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health Professional Association.
As one of the most reputable medical centres in Malaysia, Tawakal offers a broad range of facilities and specialist treatments. This includes the following:
Haemodialysis Service – Offering 3 sessions of haemodialysis services per day except Sundays, this includes a full medical and resuscitation support for those with kidney diseases or its related areas.
KPJ KL Dental Care – One of the few medical centres that offer a fully integrated dental department, this is where patients can visit the KPJ KL Dental Care to receive treatments like implants, whitening, root canal treatment, orthodontic treatment, oral & maxillofacial surgery, X-ray, cosmetic dentistry, dentures and many others.
KPJ KL Rehabilitation Centre – This centre provides highly specialized services that include those needing the likes of Neurological Rehabilitation, Paediatric rehabilitation, Amputee Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and others.
Consultant Specialist Clinics – Besides those mentioned, the Tawakal Hospital offers specialist consultancy and treatment through its centres like the Urology Clinic, Ophthalmology Clinic and the Orthopedic Clinic respectively.
KPJ Senior Living Care (Home Nursing) – This facility is specially catered to offer assistive care services for senior citizens which provides a homely environment and offering quality care for all residents needing nursing and certain types of medical treatment.
Eye Care – This facility offers services to facilitate eye and vision health. The Pusat Pakar Mata Centre for Sight helps patients with all kinds of eye related problems that need medical attention or treatment.
Diagnostic Imaging – This centre is mainly involved in the treatment of diseases of the eye and other areas. Among the services offered are fundus photography,Automated Perimetry, Hess Chart, Refraction for myopia, hypermetropia, preshyopia and astigmatism and Schimer’s Test.
Accidents and Emergency
The Accidents & Emergency Unit in Tawakal Hospital is operational 24-hours a day and 7 days a week which is always ready to provide any trauma and emergency cases when required. It has a minor operation theater which can carry out minor procedures and emergency surgeries if needed.
KPJ Tawakal Health Centre
No 1, Jalan Pahang Barat,
53000 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 603-4026 7777