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June 10, 2024
Managing Your Heart Effortlessly with the NEW Cobalt XT Defibrillators
CVSKL is proud to be the first hospital in Malaysia to have this feature linked with the MyCareLink Heart™ mobile application. Managing your heart health after receiving an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) just got easier. The new Cobalt XT defibrillators are now available at CVSKL and offer wireless Bluetooth® connection to your phone, ensuring seamless communication and updates to our doctors and clinic. This can potentially reduce the number of in-person appointments, saving you time and travel!
June 10, 2024
𝗔𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗔𝗩𝗜 𝗢𝘂𝘁𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗘𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘂𝘁™ 𝗙𝗫+ 𝗦𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺
May 28, 2024
Achieving Optimal TAVI Outcomes with the New Evolut™ FX+ System
We're thrilled to announce the introduction of the new Evolut™ FX+ Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) system at CVSKL, the newest generation solution for treating symptomatic severe aortic stenosis! ❤️ Patients diagnosed with aortic stenosis can now undergo procedures with enhanced precision, further improving safety and efficacy. As a Center of Excellence in cardiovascular care, our commitment to embracing the latest technology translates to improved outcomes for all our patients. We are proud to be one of the first hospitals in Malaysia to implement this system.
May 28, 2024
May 25, 2024
Announcement of MSQH accreditation for 4 years! 2024-2028
May 25, 2024
Celebrating a Milestone in Heart Failure Care at CVSKL
May 16, 2024
Celebrating a Milestone in Heart Failure Care at CVSKL!🏅
We are immensely proud to receive the Silver Award for the American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines® programme, championed by our consultant cardiologist, Dato’ Dr. Tamil Selvan. This award is a testament to our commitment to delivering the highest standard of cardiovascular care based on the latest evidence-based guidelines.
May 16, 2024
CVSKL x Alpro Signing Ceremony 2024
February 14, 2024
Synergistic Hearts - A joint initiative with Alpro Pharmacy Group to Enhance Cardiovascular Care
We are excited to announce a pioneering partnership with Alpro Pharmacy dedicated to enhancing cardiovascular health within our community. As an advocate for early detection and intervention, we hope this initiative encourages people to take proactive steps toward better health. Together with Alpro, we are committed to a healthier, heart-conscious community and bringing cardiovascular services closer to the community.
February 14, 2024
Innovative Partnership for Check Up, Check In Package
January 29, 2024
All Aboard an Innovative Partnership for Check Up, Check In (CUCI) Package
CVSKL launched a joint initiative with KLIA Ekspres and Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, aiming to streamline and simplify the experience for patients who need cardiac and vascular treatment, or simply for a health check-up. The synergistic partnership developed an integrated health screening package with one thing in mind - convenience. This tripartite collaboration, witnessed by Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council underscores our commitment to elevate Malaysia's standing as a global hub for medical tourism and healthcare excellence.
January 29, 2024
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January 24, 2024
CVSKL Achieves Milestone as First Hospital in Malaysia to Deploy E-nside EVAR Multibranch Stent Graft
CVSKL achieved another significant milestone by being the first hospital in Malaysia to implant the newly launched multibranched stent graft with inner branch design (E-nsideTM) for complex thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) surgery. The procedure was successfully performed by our Vascular and Endovascular Surgeons Dr Leong Yew Pung and Dr Tan Kia Lean. This stent graft is designed for endovascular treatments of patients with thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA).
January 24, 2024
August 23, 2023
CVSKL Partners with airasia Super App to provide RM5 OFF your journey to CVSKL!
AirAsia Super App joined hands with CVSKL in an official launch, offering a RM5 discount on the first trip to CVSKL for all patients. By utilising the airasia superapp, scheduling rides to CVSKL has been made hassle-free. New users of airasia ride can take advantage of this offer by entering the promo code "𝗖𝗩𝗦𝗞𝗟" to enjoy the RM5 discount on their journey. This partnership is geared towards facilitating easy trip booking for patients in need of cardiac and vascular treatment. Our aspiration is that this collaboration will bring added convenience to our patients.
August 23, 2023
July 20, 2023
CVSKL Performs First MitraClip™ Procedure
We performed our first MitraClip™ procedure, making us the first private hospital in Malaysia to offer this advanced treatment for mitral valve regurgitation.
July 20, 2023
April 11, 2023
CVSKL Performs First Impella Case in Malaysia
CVSKL achieved a significant milestone by performing the first-ever Impella case in the country. The high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention procedure was successfully performed by our heart team of consultant cardiologists Datuk Dr Tamil Selvan, Datuk Dr Rosli Ali and Dr Choo Gim Hooi, along with the support of cardiac anaesthetist Dr Nadia Ariffin, scrub nurses and cardiac imaging specialists who worked tirelessly to ensure that this complex procedure is carried out safely.
April 11, 2023
March 24, 2023
CVSKL Wins 'Cardiovascular Care Hospital' of the Year Award
Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur has been awarded the prestigious BrandLaureate Brand of the Year Awards 2023 in the category of Hospital - Cardiovascular Care. This recognition is a testament to CVSKL’s commitment to being the dedicated Centre of Excellence for cardiovascular care.
March 24, 2023
March 16, 2023
CVSKL Partners with KTMB to Provide Free ETS Rides!
Travelling to CVSKL has never been easier! Your ride departing and arriving at KL Sentral station is now free of charge on all ETS trains. KTM Berhad and CVSKL had an official launch of the free rides initiative. This initiative aims to provide hassle-free transportation for all our patients who require cardiac and vascular treatments, not only from the Klang Valley but as far as Butterworth and Ipoh. We do hope this initiative will provide convenience to our patients.
March 16, 2023
March 16, 2023
GE Healthcare's First Showsite
A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was held to formalise our commitment to healthcare innovation. Together with GE, we look forward to advancing our vision of becoming the hospital of choice for all cardiac, cardiothoracic and vascular care in Malaysia and the region.
March 16, 2023
Milestone - CVSKL 50th TAVI Case
March 7, 2023
50th TAVI case in CVSKL!
Celebrating yet another huge milestone for CVSKL! Our heart team made up of consultant cardiologist and TAVI proctor Datuk Dr. Rosli Ali alongside Datuk Dr. Tamil Selvan and Dr. Choo Gim Hooi had successfully performed the 50th TAVI case in CVSKL. We are tremendously proud of this accomplishment and will continue to serve our patients from our HEART with HEART.
March 7, 2023
November 28, 2022
CVSKL Turns 5!
A meaningful Charity Day this year together with CVSKL Foundation! It is the season of giving once more for our hospital! Our 5th Anniversary has never ever been more meaningful, thanks to our doctors for creating miracles for our patients towards better health!
November 28, 2022
October 26, 2022
𝗜𝗖𝗦𝗠 𝗠𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗘𝗥 𝗔𝗪𝗔𝗥𝗗 🏆
Consultant cardiologist, Datuk Dr. Rosli Ali was presented with the ICSM Master Award 2022 at the MyLive 2022 from the National Heart Association of Malaysia. The award is presented to doctors in recognition of their outstanding contribution to interventional cardiology.
October 26, 2022
August 3, 2022
#KnowYourOptions: Endovascular Surgery
We are proud to announce that CVSKL is the first hospital in Malaysia to introduce another treatment option under our belt - using rotational atherectomy for peripheral vessels! The system is an innovative peripheral revascularization platform designed to restore flow through the many types of lesions encountered in peripheral arterial disease (PAD). In rotational atherectomy, plaque is removed by a 'sanding' motion through concentrically rotating, specially designed tip. The use of rotational atherectomy is common in complex cardiology cases.
August 3, 2022
July 30, 2022
To Serve and Treat The Heart, With Heart

Setting up the CVSKL Foundation has been a long time vision of our doctors, particularly our Chairman and cardiothoracic surgeon, Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Yahya Awang.
This vision was realised as CVSKL Foundation was launched by its' Patron, Yang Di Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir along with our Board of Trustees. We have started the ball rolling by donating RM1 million with a mock cheque handover ceremony from CVSKL, represented by Datuk Dr Rosli Ali, consultant cardiologist at CVSKL and it's received by Tan Sri Datuk Seri Rashpal Singh, Chairman of CVSKL Foundation.
The Foundation aims to support medical advancement and research initiatives, increase awareness on cardiac and vascular diseases and to provide financial support to patients in need through management of funds received and raised.
We'd also like to thank Tuanku for gracing this momentous occasion with his presence. Menjunjung kasih Tuanku.

July 30, 2022
June 9, 2022
CTO Live Aid 2022
CTO Live Aid 2022 took place last week and we are honored to be the only transmission site in South East Asia. Led by consultant cardiologist, Dr. Al Fazir Omar and together with Dr. Choo Gim Hooi and Datuk Dr. Rosli Ali, they performed a complex case to success in front of hundreds of doctors across the globe! The patient is recovering well and have been discharged.
This charity event - with the support of Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan - aims to support the people of Ukraine, by donating the funds raised by the CTO Live Aid to a charity that will help address their pressing needs for humanitarian support.
June 9, 2022
May 31, 2022
Renal Denervation (Blood Pressure Procedure)
Datuk Dr Rosli Mohd Ali performed our first RDN case. The Blood Pressure Procedure provides an alternative for patients with uncontrolled hypertension. It is a minimally invasive procedure that may help reducing the nerve activity in the arteries leading to the kidneys.
May 31, 2022
February 24, 2022
Your Heart Health At Your Fingertips
Download our app now to access your medical records and results. Take charge of your heart health by monitoring your own progress with personalized charts from past visits. More functions will be added in the near future such as appointment bookings and queue management system.
February 24, 2022
November 28, 2021
CVSKL turns 4!
Attaining yet another milestone, we celebrated our 4th anniversary with a Charity Day, providing free procedures and surgeries to 11 patients at no cost!
November 28, 2021
September 13, 2021
Won "Cardiology Service Provider of the Year" at the 2021 Global Health & Travel Awards
Clocking up yet another milestone, CVSKL has won the Cardiology Service Provider of the Year in the Asia Pacific award by Global Health and Travel Awards 2021. Congratulations to the whole team
September 13, 2021
CARTO V7 IN CVSKL
July 27, 2021
CARTO V7 - First In Malaysia
CVSKL is the first hospital in Malaysia to acquire the latest 3D mapping system, CARTO 3 Version 7 to reinforce the Arrhythmia Program in CVSKL! Designed to provide a more refined mapping experience and better imaging, it allows us to identify clearly which areas in the heart is causing the arrhythmia so that ablation can be done in such a way as to minimize scarring.
July 27, 2021
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June 17, 2021
Sentinel and CABG
CVSKL chalked up yet another milestone - this time being the first hospital in Malaysia to perform a bypass surgery with neuroprotection, using Sentinel. In this hybrid procedure, our heart team made up of cardiologists, Datuk Dr. Tamil Selvan, Datuk Dr. Rosli and Dr. Choo Gim Hooi ensured smooth delivery of the Sentinel device before handing over to cardiothoracic surgeon, Datuk Dr. Hamdan Leman for the bypass surgery immediately after.
June 17, 2021
June 07, 2021
CVSKL Covid-19 Vaccination Centre
CVSKL has been selected as one of the COVID-19 Vaccination Centre under the National COVID-19 Immunization Programme. No walk ins will be entertained, all registrations are done via MySejahtera.
June 07, 2021
May 06, 2021
CTO Live Aid 2021
CVSKL was one of the few live centres selected to be a part of CTO Live Aid 2021, where a marathon of cases was happening all over the world as a fundraising effort. Dr. Al Fazir Omar and Datuk Dr. Rosli Ali did a live procedure and all donations collected during the transmission were to channelled to Médecins Sans Frontières or better known as Doctors Without Borders as part of the Covid-19 relief fund.
May 06, 2021
March 23, 2021
Challenging Calcium via IVL
Adding another treatment option to our belt, our heart team performed the first intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) to treat severe calcified lesions using shockwave therapy. Using localized pulsatile sonic pressure waves, IVL selectively disrupts calcium from the arteries and minimizes trauma to the soft tissue. We are the first private hospital in Malaysia to do this.
March 23, 2021
January 8, 2021
State of the He(art): Revolution Apex
Faster. Lesser radiation. Better Imaging. The Revolution Apex is housed on Level 1 of the hospital and will enforce the Cardiac Diagnostics Centre of Excellence as a powerful imaging tool to assist our doctors by producing high quality images for an accurate diagnosis and better outcomes.
January 8, 2021
December 14, 2020
Protection Against Stroke: Sentinel
The Sentinel device stands guard against dislodged debris from reaching your brain. Two tiny filters are placed in the main arteries that carry 90% of the blood to the brain and they collect any dislodged debris, preventing it from traveling to the brain. CVSKL is proud to be the first hospital in Malaysia to utilise this device commercially, thanks to the expertise and skills of our cardiologists.
December 14, 2020
October 30, 2020​
Won "Cardiothoracic Surgeon Personality of the Year" at the 2020 Global Health & Travel Awards
Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Yahya Awang, Chairman and Cardiothoracic Surgeon was awarded the Personality of the Year by the Global Health & Travel Awards!
October 30, 2020​
October 14, 2020
Malaysia's 1st TAVI Proctor
We are beyond proud to announce that consultant cardiologist, Datuk Dr. Rosli Ali has been certified as a TAVI proctor - the first in Malaysia!
October 14, 2020
June 19, 2020
First Private Hospital in Asia Pacific to Implant the Micra™ AV Pacemaker in the region.
No other private hospitals in Asia has implanted this Micra AV Pacemaker and CVSKL is honoured to be granted special access through our electrophysiologist, Datuk Dr Razali with his vast experience with Micra in global clinical trials as steering committee to physician educational workshops and regional proctoring for this technology these years.
June 19, 2020
November 28, 2019
CVSKL turned 2! Announcement of MSQH accreditation for 4 years!
November 28, 2019
September 24, 2019
Launched 2 CSR programs in conjunction with World Heart Day 2019
Launched 2 CSR programs in conjunction with World Heart Day 2019. CVSKL tied up with Qualitas to provide free ECGs in 10 participating clinics in the Klang Valley and signed a MoU with Selcare to treat heart patients under the Skim Rawatan Jantung, a program under Peduli Sihat (an initiative by the Selangor government).
September 24, 2019
September 23, 2019
First MSQH Accreditation Survey.​
September 23, 2019
July 26, 2019
CVSKL is the first private cardiac & vascular Hospital to be invited and showcase our expertise through live case during 16th Malaysian Cardiovascular Interventional Symposium.
July 26, 2019
July 5, 2019
CVSKL is the first hospital in Malaysia to monitor arrhythmias using Cardioscan myPatch-SL Wireless and Water-Proof Holter recorder.
July 5, 2019
May 24, 2019
Dr Rosli represents Malaysia at EuroPCR
Dr Rosli Mohd Ali represented Malaysia as one of the associate course directors in one of the most important interventional cardiology meetings in the world, EuroPCR.
May 24, 2019
April 2019
First frozen elephant trunk surgery performed
First frozen elephant trunk surgery by cardiothoracic surgeons, Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Yahya and Dr. John Chan. This method is used to treat complex aortic diseases involving the arch and is proven to have better and safer patient outcomes.
April 2019
April 2, 2019
1000 procedures completed by the Endoscopy & Daycare centre
The Endoscopy & Daycare centre completed over 1000 procedures to date. Procedures include Oesophago-Gastric-Duodeno-Scopy (OGDS), Colonoscopy, OGDS and Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Oesophageal Manometry, Oesophageal pH Study and FibroScan.
April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019
First TAVI performed
Datuk Dr Rosli Mohd Ali performed our first TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation). In Asia, there have only been about 10,000 TAVI procedures performed.
April 2, 2019
February 25, 2019
First PEARS Surgery for Aortic Root Aneurysm performed
CVSKL performed the first Personalised External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) Surgery for Aortic Root Aneurysm, the first time this surgery has been done in Malaysia and Asia.
February 25, 2019
November 28, 2018
CVSKL 1st year anniversary
CVSKL celebrated its 1st year anniversary.
November 28, 2018
October 20, 2018
100 Open Heart surgeries performed
CVSKL performed 100 Open Heart surgeries.
October 20, 2018
August 16, 2018
CVSKL Official Launch by Prime Minister
CVSKL's official Launch by YAB, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, former Prime Minister of Malaysia.
August 16, 2018
July 5, 2018
Won 'Best New Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific’ at the 2018 Global Health & Travel Awards
July 5, 2018
June 12, 2018
MoU signed with IMC
CVSKL signed MoU with The International Medical College (IMC) to enhance academic, skills, training and professional development for both parties.
June 12, 2018
December 31, 2017
Acquisition of Siemens CT Scan SOMATOM Definition Flash
CVSKL brought Siemens CT Scan SOMATOM Definition Flash from former HealthScan office
December 31, 2017
November 28, 2017
CVSKL Soft Launch
CVSKL soft launch and first day of operations. Friends and family of the doctors and CVSKL's staff as well as invited guests gathered together for a casual get-together. Procedures were already being performed on Day 2 and major surgeries were done on Week 2!
November 28, 2017