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Mount Elizabeth Hospital opens its doors to you

15 Apr 2020

Mount Elizabeth is a hospital composed of two health facilities located in two different neighbourhoods: Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. This hospital is a private institution and has existed for more than 40 years in Singapore. Thanks to its dual infrastructure, it provides access to different types of rooms, costs, services and specialties. To learn more about the hospitals in Singapore and discover a complete list, click here.

Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital

Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital was the first location established in Singapore with 345 beds at 20 different price ranges. It is located at 3 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228510 and is available 24 hours a day. The strength of Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital is its customer experience as well as its professional experience, which has evolved over 40 years of practice. The various services in terms of hospitalization give you access to a wide range of care and prices.

Cost of hospitalization

> Costs of hospitalization
Private Room: 728 SGD / day
Room 2 beds: 340 SGD / day
Room 4 beds: 276 SGD / day
Executive Deluxe Suite: SGD 1,288 / day
Daffodil Suite: 2,838 SGD / day
Magnolia Suite: 2,838 SGD / day
VIP room: 4 238 SGD / day
Royal Suite: 5,988 – 10,488 SGD / day

> Cost of hospitalization for intensive care
Private room: 868 SGD / day
> Hospitalization costs for high-dependency care
Private room: 758 SGD / day
> Cost of hospitalization for surgery
Private room: 88 SGD / up to 3 hours / then 30 SGD per hour

> Cost of hospitalization with a consulting specialist
First consultation: 75 SGD
Following consultations: 50 SGD

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital is located at 38 Irrawaddy Rd, Singapore 329563 and is open 24 hours a day. Unlike Mount Elizabeth in Orchard, Mount Elizabeth Novena has only superior private rooms. It is better to check the terms and conditions of your insurance to avoid any unforeseen events. Our advisers will be more than happy to answer all your questions regarding the coverage provided by your insurance and guide you to the most suitable offer by email.
This modern facility provides care in a designer interior worthy of a luxury hotel. Be aware that the price will be reflect it and you can expect to pay more than in other hospitals. This is due to the quality of the different rooms and the facilities provided for patients.

Costs of hospitalization

> Cost of hospitalization
Room “Class A”: 438 SGD / day
Private room: 768 SGD / day
Children’s room: 768 SGD / day
Chambre Speciale : 888 SGD / day
Junior Suite: 1,498 / day
Presidential Suite: 9,788 / day
Royal Suite: 15,388 SGD / day
Chairman’s suite: 15,388 SGD / day

> Cost of hospitalization for intensive care
Room: 888 SGD / day
> Hospitalization costs for high-dependency care
Private room: 788 SGD / day
> Cost of hospitalization for surgery
Private room: 93 SGD / up to 3 hours / then 35 SGD per hour

> Cost of hospitalization with a consulting specialist
First consultation: 75 SGD
Following consultations: 50 SGD

Mount Elizabeth Hospital – Specialist Centre

Mount Elizabeth Hospital makes no distinction on its platform between the specialties treated in Novena or Orchard. However, some are treated in only one of the two institutions. To avoid any misunderstandings, it is important to call the hospital to make sure of the establishment and the price of your care before going to your medical appointment. If one of the medical specialties meets your needs, you can contact Novena (+65 6250 0000) or Orchard (+65 6898 6898) on the dedicated appointment line. Your insurance may not cover the full range of care offered by Mount Elizabeth Hospital. We advise you to check your health coverage and to what extend it covers you. You can also subscribe to health insurance which suits to your hospital needs from the UEX platform !

Medical Expertise

Brain and Nerves (Neurology)

Neurologists at Mount Elizabeth Hospital work hand in hand with radiologists to provide access to high quality diagnosis and treatment. With a high-performance team in Singapore, the hospital treats all ailments related to epilepsy, sleep disorders, strokes, neck and spine problems. Diagnosis is carried out using state-of-the-art equipment with maximum precision and low radiation levels, such as the MRI-PET system.

Neurodiagnostic services are :
Electromyogram (EMG)
IRM-PET
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Electroencephalogram (EEG)

The neurosurgical services are:
Craniotomy on awakening
Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (DBS)
Radiosurgery using gamma knives

Bone (Orthopedics)

This speciality focuses on all bone or muscle problems affecting patient mobility. The team of orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists and occupational therapists are there to diagnose and repair orthopaedic problems with the goal of decreasing pain, physical trauma and increasing activity levels.

Orthopaedic diagnostic services are :
Computerized Tomography (CT)
Electromyogram (EMG)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Magnetic Resonance Arthrography (MRA)
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
– Needle or open biopsy (for bone cancer screening)
– Diagnostic Ultrasound
– Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)

Orthopaedic treatment services are :
Total knee replacement
Decompression laminectomy
Arthroscopy of the knee
Corrective spinal osteotomy
Total hip replacement
Finger surgery
Carpal tunnel release
Discectomy
– Excision of tumours
– Amputation
– Reconstruction of a knee limb

Cancer (Oncology)

With a multidisciplinary team and state-of-the-art equipment, Mount Elizabeth Hospital provides holistic care for all cancer patients. But what exactly is cancer? The human body is made up of billions of cells, and when the genetic code of one of these cells is damaged, it can behave in unpredictable ways. These reactions will be classified as benign or malignant depending on the complications. Each cell may have different reactions, but the best known is an expansion of the cell, resulting in a tumour that may or may not attack the rest of the cells afterwards. Cancer is a disease that affects more and more people over the years. As the disease has spread, so has the care for this problem. Mount Elizabeth offers care through a medical team composed of oncology specialists, pediatricians, surgeons, radiologists and hematologists.

Conditions Treated :
Bladder cancer
Blood cancer (leukemia)
Blood cancer (lymphoma)
Breast Cancer
Cervical cancer
Colorectal cancer
Kidney Cancer
Laryngeal cancer (voice box)
Liver cancer
Lung cancer
Nasopharyngeal (nasal) cancer
Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Prostate cancer
Stomach cancer
Thyroid cancer

Heart and Vascular System (Cardiovascular)

Mount Elizabeth Hospital is one of the region’s leaders in the treatment of heart and vascular disorders. Its specialist centre is staffed by cardiologists and cardio thoracic surgeons from across the Asia Pacific region. It was one of the first hospitals in the region to address this issue and develop many alternatives to heart transplantation, such as the ventricular device that helps the heart pump blood. Its state-of-the-art equipment minimizes risk and ensures the best possible care. Robotic surgery and minimally invasive procedures represent only a small part of surgical services, there are many others for prevention, screening and post-operative rehabilitation treatment.

Cardiovascular diagnostic services are :
Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)
Holter Monitoring
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Nuclear perfusion scanner
Coronary angiography
Transoesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
– Chest X-ray
– Evaluation of cardiac calcium
– Stress test
– Electrophysiological study

Cardiovascular treatment services are :
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
Heart valve repair/replacement surgery
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
– Pacemaker implantation
– Pediatric and congenital cardiac repair surgery
– Defibrillator Implantation (AICD)
– Heart failure surgery
– Thoracic aortic vascular surgery
– Repair of endovascular aneurysms

Stomach and digestive system (gastroenterology)

With a team of over 20 gastroenterology doctors and surgeons and state-of-the-art equipment, Mount Elizabeth Hospital aims to provide an accurate diagnosis for your digestive disorders.

The endoscopic diagnostic services are :
Capsule endoscopy
Colonoscopy
Gastroscopy
Endoscopic Ultrasound
– Small intestine enteroscopy

Cardiovascular treatment services are :
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP)
– Insertion of esophageal stents
– Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Insertion(PEG)
– Dilatation of esophageal stenoses

Urinary and Reproductive System (Urology)

One of the most experienced teams of urological surgeons in the region and i-tech equipment allow Mount Elizabeth Hospital to offer care adapted to everyone’s needs.
Regarding fertility, a specialized center is available at Mount Elizabeth Orchard Institute. Using its expertise to help patients since 1988, the Fertility Centre has numerous accreditations, such as that of the Singapore Ministry of Health.

Conditions treated :
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Erectile dysfunction
Urinary tract infection
– Bladder Cancer
– Bladder stone
– Kidney Cancer
– Kidney infections/cyst
– Kidney stones
– Prostate Cancer
– Enlargement of the prostate gland
– Inflammation of the prostate
– Urinary incontinence

Women (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

With a multidisciplinary team, Mount Elizabeth Hospital cares for its patients from the beginning to the end of their lives. Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics and Neonatology are specialties of the hospital. It offers a variety of services such as cancer management in gynecology and high-risk pregnancies.

The gynaecological treatment services are :
Cystectomy (removal of ovarian cysts)
Hysterectomy (removal of uterus)
Myomectomy (removal of fibroids)
Ovariectomy (removal of ovaries)
Pelvic floor reconstruction and incontinence surgery

Obstetrical treatment services are :
Prenatal care / ParentCraft (before birth)
Visit of the maternity ward
Neonatology
Pre-pregnancy health screening
Prenatal diagnosis

Main Medical Specialties

Children (Pediatrics)
The hospital’s paediatric unit is responsible for diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating children, infants and adolescents. Physical, mental and psychological development is taken into account and monitored by the hospital.

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)
The Mount Elizabeth Hospital Medical Department treats all ENT problems: Nose, Throat, Ears, Neck and Head in children and adults. In order to avoid certain complications and to provide patients with care that minimizes after-effects, audiologists, speech therapists and therapists specialized in communication will offer their services.

Eyes (ophthalmology)
Ophthalmology specialists and surgeons will give you access to individualized care to maintain or improve your vision. Advice, treatment and diagnosis are available for all types of ophthalmological disorders in adults and children. Myopia, strabismus and amblyopia are the main disorders treated in children.

General Surgery
General Surgery is a specialty that impacts all departments of the hospital.
As you may have read above, the hospital has a team of surgeons experienced in each of their specialties. In addition, top-of-the-line equipment is made available to each of the departments, which improves the quality of the interventions.

Hormonal disorders (endocrinology)
Hormonal disorders are one of the hospital’s specialties. Diagnosis and treatment will be followed by a wide range of advice adapted to each individual. Diabetes, obesity or cholesterol levels are disorders to be monitored on a daily basis. Mount Elizabeth Hospital has therefore set up a team of endocrinologists, chiropodists and dieticians who will monitor the evolution of your hormonal diseases.

Kidneys (Kidney Medicine)
The medical body specialized in renal medicine has 11 experienced doctors. Their goal is to improve your general health, when it is impacted by kidney disorders. Many conditions are treated by the hospital, which offers a wide range of procedures, such as kidney transplants.

Lungs (respiratory medicine)
Lung diseases, such as pneumonia or Covid-19, can lead to serious complications, which is why the hospital has intensive care rooms and a mechanical ventilation unit.
Comprehensive medical support is available to patients, such as pulmonary function testing, radiology, ultrasound, and sleep quality tests.

Transplantation and cell therapy
Liver and kidney transplants from living donors have been performed for more than 20 years and the medical team is well acquainted with this sector. Stem cell transplantation also remains one of the hospital’s strong points, enabling it to overcome certain blood diseases that are incurable with conventional treatments.

Other Medical Specialties

The main specialties and expertise of Mount Elizabeth Hospital listed above are the hospital’s strengths. The different specialties below are highlighted by the hospital but remain of a quality equivalent to that of Mount Elizabeth Hospital :

Anesthesiology
Dentistry
Dermatology
Geriatric medicine
Haematology
Infectious diseases
Internal Medicine
Nuclear medicine
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pathology
Plastic Surgery
Psychiatry
Public Health
Rheumatology

To find out more about the healthcare system in Singapore, you can find a comprehensive list of both private and public hospitals here.

*The prices have been rounded up to the nearest SGD
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