Bumrungrad International is an accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok. Founded in 1980, it is the largest private hospital in Southeast Asia, with 580 beds, 27 specialty centers, 1,300 medical specialists (over 200 have been US board certified) and 900 nurses. Bumrungrad offers modern diagnostic, therapeutic and intensive care facilities in a one-stop medical center.
Bumrungrad was the first hospital in Asia to undergo rigorous review and accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI), part of the same organization that accredits US hospitals. It was first accredited in 2002, and re-accredited in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2014. It is also the only hospital in Thailand with an internationally-certified lab (ISO 15189). Bumrungrad serves 1.1 million patients annually, including 14,000 Australian nationals. English is widely spoken and the hospital has a medical coordination office staffed by doctors and nurses who manage the special needs of international patients.