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500–bed Specialty Hospital, Yangon

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Hospital type  Teaching
Opened  25 August 2014
Founded  August 25, 2014
Emergency department  Yes
Number of beds  500
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Location  Lanmadaw 11131, Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma)
Affiliated university  University of Medicine 1, Yangon, University of Medicine 2, Yangon
Speciality  Hepatology, rheumatology, urology
Affiliated universities  University of Medicine 1, Yangon, University of Medicine 2, Yangon
Similar  Insein General Hospital, East Yangon General, Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple, Shwedagon Pagoda, Hlawga National Park

The 500–bed Specialty Hospital, Yangon (Burmese: ခုတင်(၅၀၀)ဆံ့ အထူးကုဆေးရုံကြီး ရန်ကုန်) is a new specialty hospital in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) which was formally opened on 25 Aug 2014. It is located on Min Ye Kyaw Swar Road in Lanmadaw Township and 20-minute walk from Yangon General Hospital. It was established by renovating the building that the Ministry of Energy used in the past. It was built by the Ministry of Health, Myanmar in cooperation with 4 private companies: Original Group, A1, Golden Flower and Shwe Taung Development. Over 7.6 million USD was provided by the companies and the Ministry of Health was responsible for interior decoration, equipment and staff. It is aimed to be the main facility for liver and kidney transplants in the future.


Health services have been providing in the hospital since 1 January 2014 while operation theater and special departments were in place at the end of June 2014. Under support of the government, a modular operation theater and air handing unit and a special ward have been operating since 30 June 2014. From January to July 2014, total 4,385 patients were admitted in the hospital and there have been 13,246 patients visited the hospital.

There are 5 professors, 8 senior consultants, 22 junior consultants, 25 civil assistant surgeons and 130 nurses in the hospital.

It is also a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital attached with University of Medicine 1, Yangon and University of Medicine 2, Yangon.


There are 8 specialist departments and 12 auxiliary departments in the hospital. Departments of hepatology and urology, and 4 specialist units from Yangon General Hospital and New Yangon General Hospital were moved to the hospital. Rheumatology Department in the hospital is the first rheumatology department in Myanmar.

Specialist departments

  • Liver Medical Department
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgical Department
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
  • Renal Medical Department
  • Respiratory Medicine Department
  • Rheumatology Department
  • Thoracic Surgical Department
  • Urosurgical Department
  • Diagnostics departments

  • Radiology Department
  • Pathology Department
  • Teaching programs

    The 500-bed Specialty Hospital is one of the teaching hospitals of the University of Medicine 1, Yangon and University of Medicine 2, Yangon for pre-graduate and post-graduate programmes and courses.


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