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University Malaya Medical Centre

University Malaya Medical Centre Location Map   Address: Lembah Pantai
59100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603 - 7949 4422
Fax: 603 - 7956 2253
Beds: 980
Category: Teaching Hospital

In 1961, the Board of Education, University Malaya had proposed that a medical institution be established to cater to the shortages of medical doctors in Malaya at that time. The first Faculty of Medicine in Malaysia was established in the University of Malaya in 1963. Instruction started in 1964 with the first batch of students.

On 5th August 1968, the spanking new University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) was officially opened by His Majesty the Yang Dipertuan Agung, Tuanku Ismail Nasarudin Shah Ibni Alharmahum Sultan Zainal Abidin.

The University motto, "Ilmu Punca Kemajuan" (Knowledge is the Key to Success) and the UMMC and Faculty of Medicine continues to strive to the best of ability to live up to this ideal. University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) is one of the organisations in the Ministry of Higher Education. Main objectives of UMMC are health services, learning and research.

UMMC strive to provide the best services and treatment. Efforts that are ongoing are to provide medical services, learning and research with the best efficiency to its customer.

Clinical Services available at UMMC included:

  • Anaesthesia and Critical Care Services
  • Child Health
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Medical Imaging Services
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetric and Ginecology
  • Orthopeadic Surgery
  • Oncology and Radiotheraphy
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Primary Care Medicine
  • Surgery

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