Complete Guide to University of Malaya Specialist Centre 2023

University of Malaya Specialist Centre (also known as UMSC) is the private arm of the public University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). Located along Jalan University, it is one of the country’s leading quaternary care hospitals.
Basic Info
Address UMSC, Lot 28, Lorong Universiti, Lembah Pantai, 50603 Kuala Lumpur
  • Bus routes: 780, P701, PJ02, T790, T815
  • LRT Kelana Jaya Line: The nearest LRT station is LRT KL Gateway – Universiti Station (2.1km)
  • KTM Line: The nearest KTM station is MidValley (4.5km) or Seputeh (6.2km)
  • Visit time Monday to Sunday: 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
    Author Bowtie Team
    Date 2022-10-11
    Updated on 2023-01-18
    Covid test requirement for patientsCovid test requirement for visitorsServices Overview Inpatient & Admission DetailsOutpatient – Specialist Clinic Room rate Insurance Partnership

    Covid test requirement for patients

    Patients are encouraged to undergo a COVID-19 saliva test before admission for safety of other patients and medical professionals working in the hospital.

    Covid test requirement for visitors

    COVID-19 saliva test is encouraged before visiting for safety of the patients. Visitors must update COVID-19 status in MySejahtera. Only visitors, who are classified as Low Risk and No Symptom, can enter the ward.

    Services Overview

    The University of Malaya Specialist Centre has a committed multidisciplinary team of 270 consultants with 40 major specialities, offering comprehensive state of the art treatment modalities for improved health outcomes. This International Centre of Excellence cluster capitalizes on more than 100 years old tradition and ethos of Care, Research & Education (CA.R.E) supported by world-class healthcare infrastructure.

    Inpatient & Admission Details

    The University of Malaya Specialist Centre has a fully facilitated 100 inpatient beds and eight dedicated operating theatres catering to major medical procedures or chronic conditions. The inpatient wards are operating 24 hours/ 7 days. Following are the admission details to take note of for patients: 

    Documents To Bring

    • Valid Guarantee Letter (GL) from approved company (if any / cover by company).
    • NRIC/ My KID or Birth Certificate for Malaysian Citizens under the age of 12.
    • Passports for all foreigners.
    • Admission form 


    • A deposit is required by the patient upon admission except for patients with a guarantee letter (GL), from the company approved by the management. 
    • The deposit can be made by cash, debit/credit cards, bank draft or online transfer.

    Outpatient – Specialist Clinic

    Patients intending to seek consultation from the hospital’s enlisted specialist doctor may request an appointment on their website. Below are the steps to follow: 

    STEP 1

    Select specialty. 

    STEP 2

    Select your doctor. 

    STEP 3

    Select preferred appointment date

    STEP 4

    Fill in your personal details, eg: patient’s name, email, age, gender, phone number, reason of appointment.

    STEP 5

    Submit your details. Once they receive your details of appointment, they will call you for telephonic verification and name will be registered accordingly. They request to give valid email and phone number while taking appointment. 

     Documents To Bring

    • Original MyKad for Malaysian and original passport for non-Malaysian
    • If you are registering your child (below 12 years old), MyKid or birth certificate is required.
    • A valid medical insurance card if applicable.
    • Referral letter and relevant medical reports, if any.

    Clinic Operational Hours

    • Monday – Friday: 9.00am- 9.00pm
    • Saturday: 8.30am-4.00pm
    • Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
    • *For patients require urgent medical assistance, please proceed to the nearest Trauma/Emergency Facility without appointment. 

    Room rate

    University of Malaya Specialist Centre has different types of wards to attend to patients’ needs. Room rates listed below exclude government tax. 

    Single Bedded (Premier Executive) 538
    Single Bedded (Premier) 380
    Single Bedded (Single Executive) 288
    Single Bedded 238
    Isolation Room (Single Bedded) 288
    Double Bedded 138
    Four Bedded 108
    High Dependency Unit (HDU) 300
    ICU (Ventilated) 3,000
    ICU (Non-Ventilated) 2,000
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 1,500
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) 1,500
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) 1,500
    Nursery 50
    Labour Suite 238
    Day Care Unit (DCU) 50
    Day Surgery Unit (DSU) 80
    Treatment Room 50


    Insurance Partnership

    University of Malaya Specialist Centre has affiliated medical insurance services and Third-Party Administrator (TPA). It recognizes and accepts letters of guarantee from insurance companies that have established lines of credit with the hospital. Please present your letter of guarantee upon registration/admission; if not, a deposit will be required.

    A list of insurance companies and Third-Party Administrator (TPA) accepted by University of Malaya Specialist Centre can be found here.

    1.How to search for doctors?

    The doctor searching function can be found on the main page of University of Malaya Specialist Centre’s official website. Patients may search for doctors by specialty or name.

    2.How to enjoy the free shuttle bus service?

    University of Malaya Specialist Centre doesn’t provide free shuttle bus service. Patients need to reach the Specialist Centre via public or private transportation.

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