For comprehensive cardiac care in Malaysia, including heart disease prevention, diagnosis, intervention, and rehabilitation, book an appointment with our expert cardiologist in Penang. Trust our team of heart specialists for personalized care tailored to your needs.

Premier Cardiology Services in Penang, Malaysia


Led by a team of experienced cardiologists, our heart specialists specialize in a wide range of services including medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, vascular heart diseases, and cardiac rehabilitation.


Whether it’s preventive care, advanced diagnostic tests, or managing invasive and non-invasive cases, you can trust us to prioritize your heart’s welfare and guide you through your journey to better cardiac health.


Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our renowned cardiology specialists.

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Conditions and Treatments

Procedures offered and conditions treated at Island Hospital includes (but not limited to) the following:


  • Trans-thoracic and trans-oesophagal echocardiography
  • Temporary and permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Pacemaker: Single and Dual Chamber Pacemaker Implantation
  • Left and right heart catheterisation
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) guided coronary intervention
  • Left main coronary Intervention
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) including stenting, PCI for bifurcation lesions, PCI for Aorto-coronary grafts, use of Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac CT Angiogram
  • Heart diseases
  • Diagnostic Studies: Coronary angiogram, Graft study, Right and Left heart study
  • Coronary Interventions: PTCA and Stent implantation, Rotablation (Rotational Atherectomy)
  • Valve Interventions: PTMC (Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commisurotomy), Aortic and Pulmonary Balloon Valvuloplasty

Our Centre of Excellence

Island Hospital’s Heart Centre, is different in our region, and it encompasses a full range of cardiac services – heart disease prevention, diagnosis, intervention, and rehabilitation with an experienced and talented team of heart care specialists for adults and children alike. 


The centre is conveniently located on the ground floor of Island Hospital and is supported by a fully equipped coronary care unit, cardiac operation theatre, recovery ward and a rooftop rehabilitation garden.


It is complemented by the Sports Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Centre which helps patients regain independence after injury or illness.

Cardiology FAQs

A cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating heart conditions using medical interventions, while a cardiac surgeon is trained in surgical procedures to correct heart issues. If surgery is needed, a cardiologist will refer the patient to a cardiac surgeon.

Cardiologists can treat a wide range of heart conditions such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias. They also manage preventive care and rehabilitation post-surgery.

It is recommended to see a cardiologist if you experience symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath, or palpitations. Regular check-ups are advised for individuals with risk factors such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

When consulting a cardiologist, consider asking about your specific condition, treatment options, lifestyle changes, medication side effects, and long-term management plan. It’s essential to clarify any doubts regarding your heart health.

When selecting a cardiologist, consider factors like their experience, expertise in your specific condition, communication style, hospital affiliations, and patient reviews. It’s crucial to choose a cardiologist who makes you feel comfortable and confident in their care. Check out our heart specialists’ profiles here.

Arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat that can be managed through various treatments like medications, lifestyle changes, or procedures like ablation. For more information on cardiac arrhythmia screening and management, refer to our blog on the topic of cardiac arrhythmia.