Hospitals in Phuket

Phuket International
– Surgeons Phuket

Let’s discuss about hospitals and which one would be the most suitable for your procedure(s).

Dr Sanguan Kunaporn

Name: Dr Sanguan Kunaporn
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Educational Background, Practice and Training :
Chulalongkorn University Medical School, Bangkok, 1978-1982 – B.S.
Chulalongkorn University Medical School, Bangkok, 1982-1984 – M.D.
Qualification Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1984
Internship: Rayong Hospital, Rayong, 1984-1985
General practitioner: Koh Samui Community Hospital, Koh Samui, Suratthani, 1985-1988
Residency training: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chulalongkorn Hospital, 1988-1991
Full Time Plastic Surgeon, Vachira General Hospital, Phuket, Thailand, 1991-1999
Plastic Surgeon, Phuket Plastic Surgery 1992-present
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Hospital 1992-present
Founding Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2006-present

International Experience :
Fellowship: Tampa Craniofacial Center, Tampa, Florida, USA, 1991

Scientific Activities :
Free tissue transfers; A way to do it., Chula Surgical Proceeding, ISSN 0857-314X, page 93-96
Alar nasi reconstruction by free vascularized chrondrocutaneous Composite ear flap, 2nd Triangular
TST meeting in Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, 1994
Free vascularized osteocutaneous fibula flap; unusual techniqueIn anastomosis with vein graft,
2nd Triangular TST meeting in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1994
Transsexual, Law and Medicine in Thailand, Journal of Asian Sexology, Volume 2, June 2001

Honours and Awards :
Outstanding Resident in Surgery, 1991, Department of Surgery, Chulalongkorn University Thailand.
Local Chairperson, 6APC-ICPRS, Phuket, Thailand, 1996,

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical council of Thailand, 1984, #12287
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1991

Special Expertise :
Transsexual Surgery, Gender Reassignment Surgery, Breast Surgery.

Memberships in Professional Societies :
Thai Medical Council
The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery of Thailand
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Thailand
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ( ISAPS )

Dr Rushapol Sdawat

Name: Dr Rushapol Sdawat
Marital Status: Single
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Educational Background, Practice and Training :
Siriraj Medical School , Mahidol University , Bangkok, 1985-1992 – M.D.
Internship: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration General Hospital ,1992
General Practitioner: Veterans General Hospital Bangkok 1993-1994
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, King Pramongkutklao Hospital, Mahidol University, 1995-1997
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 1998 -1999
Sawanpracharak Hospital (Northern Regional Tertiary Care Center),
Ministry of Health, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand, 2000-2008
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Srisawan Hospital, Paknampho Hospital, Romchat Hospital, Ratanawej
Hospital, Ruampatt Hospital. 2000-2008
Plastic Surgeon, Sdawat Plastic Surgery Clinic, Nakhon Sawan, 2003-present
Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2008-present

University Instructor :
Faculty of Medicine, Plastic Surgery Instructor, Praboromarajchanok Institute, Mahidol University, Thailand 2000-2008
Faculty of Medicine, Plastic Surgery Instructor, Naresuan University, 2007-2008

International Experience :
Visiting Scholar in Craniofacial Surgery and Microsurgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery department,
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 2001

Fellowship :
Visiting Fellow in dermatological laser surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 2004

Publications
Clinical Use of Vacuum Assisted Closure (V.A.C.) by Modified Material, Sawanpracharak Medical
Journal , Vol 3, No.2, May-August 2006

Fat Graft Injection Technique for Severe Traumatic Facial Deformity
Buddhachinaraj Medical Journal, Vol 25, No.1, January-April 2008

Honours and Awards :
Outstanding Resident in Surgery, 1995, Department of Surgery, King Mongkutklao Hospital, Thailand.

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical Council of Thailand, 1992, #17689
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, 1998

Dr Veerawat Tirananmongkol

Name: Dr Veerawat Tirananmongkol
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Education Background, Practice and Training :
Chulalongkorn University Medical School: 1988-1994 – M.D. (2nd Class Honors)
Prince of Songklanakarind University Medical School: 1994-1998 – Internship
Diplomatic, Board of General Surgery
King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital: 1998-2000
Diplomatic, Board of Plastic Surgery
Head of Plastic and Reconstruction Unit, Vachira Phuket General Hospital, Phuket, Thailand: 2000-2005
Instructor in Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Vachira Phuket General Hospital 2000-2005
Plastic Surgeon, Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Surgery Trip, Thai Red Cross Surin Province,
LopBuriProvince 1998
Ayudthaya Province, Sakolnakorn Province; 1999
Plastic Surgeon, Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Surgery Trip, Operation Smile Foundation
YaLa Province 2001
Plastic Surgeon, Patong Clinic 2000-2004
Dr.V Cosmetic Surgical Rejuvenation 2004-present
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Patong Beach Hospital 2000-present
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Hospital 2000-present
Founding Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2006-present

International Experience :
7th International Congress of Oriental Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Seoul, Korea 2000
11th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Singapore 2002
HBIDA international conference, Bologna, Italy 2005
Sabbin workshop on gluteal implant, Brusse, Belgium 2005
Physician training program of Operation smile foundation, Norfolk, USA 2005
Rhinoplasty training course, San Francisco, USA 2006

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical council of Thailand, 1994
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, 1998
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2000

Special Expertise :
Facial Surgery, Breast Surgery, Body Contouring.

Membership in Professional Societies :
The Medical Council of Thailand, Full Registration
The Royal Collage of Surgeon, Thailand
The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand

Dr Boonchai Taweerattanasil

Name: Dr Boonchai Taweerattanasil
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Educational Background, Practice and Training :
Chulalongkorn University Medical School, Bangkok, 1993-1999 – M.D. (2nd Class Honors)
Internship: Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Chiang Mai, 1999-2000
General Practitioner: Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Chiang Mai, 1999-2000
Residency training: General Surgery, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Chiang Mai, 2000-2004
Diplomatic, Board of General Surgery
Residency training: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, 2004-2006
Diplomatic, Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Full Time Plastic Surgeon, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Medical college and Vajira Hospital, Bangkok, 2006-2011
Consultant Plastic Surgeon Piyavate Hospital, Bangkok, 2006-2011
Consultant Plastic Surgeon Samitivej Hospital, Bangkok, 2008-2010

University Instructor :
Instructor and Lecturer in Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Department of Surgery, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Medical college and Vajira Hospital, Bangkok, 2006-2011

International Experience :
The 13th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2006
The 6th Asia Pacific Burns Congress, Seoul, South Korea, 2007
The 29th Pan-pacific Surgical Association Biennial Congress, Hawaii, USA, 2010
Visiting Scholar in Craniofacial Surgery and Microsurgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 2001

Scientific Activities :
Carboxymethylchitosan, Alginate and Tulle Gauze Wound Dressings: A Comparative Study in the Treatment of Partial-thickness Wound. The 13th ASEAN congress of Plastic Surgery, 2006.
Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids. Update in General Surgery : Basic Science in Surgery Volume 2, 2008, ISBN 978-974-06-7360-6.
Infected Burn Wounds Treatment with Combine Nanocrystalline Silver Dressing and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital, Thai Journal of Burn Injury, 2009, volume 5, page 11-16.
Bacterial Profile in Burn Patients in BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital. Vajira Medical Journal, 2009, volume 3, page 253-260.

Honours and Awards :
Outstanding Instructor (Undergraduate level) Award, Department of Surgery, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Medical college and Vajira Hospital, Bangkok, 2007.

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical Council of Thailand, 1999
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, 2004
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006

Special Expertise :
Liposuction and Body Contouring, Breast Surgery, Face-Lifting Surgery

Memberships in Professional Societies :
Thai Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons Thailand
The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery of Thailand
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Thailand
Thai Society of Wound Healing
The Thai Society of Wound Healing
The Thai Society of Burn Healing
Thai Cleft Lip-Palate and Craniofacial Association

Dr Songyos Chantajitr

Name: Dr Songyos Chantajitr
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Education Background, Practice and Training :
Medical School, Srinakarinwirot University, Bangkok, 1993-1999-M.D.
General Practitioner: District Hospitals in Nakhon Ratchasima Province,2000-2002
Thai Certified Board of General surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok. 2002-2006
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 2007-2009
Chief Plastic Surgeon, Banphaeo Hospital (Public Organization), Samut Sakorn Province, 2009-2012
Director of Banphaeo Cosmetic Center, Samut Sakorn Province, 2010-2012
Plastic Surgeon, Yosaya Laser and Plastic Surgery Clinic, Bangkok, 2011-Present
Plastic Surgeon Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2012-present

International Experience :
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference, Singapore 2009
MIPS 2010 (International Congress of Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery and Dermatology), COEX, Seoul, Korea.
Euro Plastic Surgery Clinic Visitation, Seoul, Korea 2011
3rd World Congress of Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, Shanghai, China 2011
Seoul Rhinoplasty Forum 2012 by Korean society of plastic and reconstructive surgeons, St.Mary’s hospital, Seoul, Korea 2012
Advance course of Tip graft Rhinoplasty, International plastic Surgery Training Center (IPSTC), Seoul Korea 2012

Honours and Awards :
Top score in course of Radiology for medical student, Department of Radiology 1998
Third Prize in Research Contest of Ramathibodi Surgical Resident, Mahidol University 2009
Third Prize in Resident Research Contest of the Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand 2009

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical Council of Thailand, 1999,
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, 2006
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2009
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand (ThSAPS) 2009
The Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (OSAPS) 2009

Special Expertise :
Breast Surgery, Body Contouring (Liposuction), Fat Transfer, Rhinoplasty, Face Lift and Facial Rejuvenation Surgery.

Membership in Professional Societies :
Thai Medical Council
The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery of Thailand
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand (ThSAPS)
The Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (OSAPS)
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ( ISAPS )

Dr Thanakom Laisakul

Name: Dr Thanakom Laisakul
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Thai
Languages spoken: Thai, English

Educational Background, Practice and Training :
Medical School, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 1988-1994
Certificate in General Surgery, Songklanakarind Hospital, Songklanakarind
University 1994-1998
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital,
Mahidol University 2000-2002
General Surgeon, Trang Hospital 1998-2000
Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Trang Hospital 2002-2003
Plastic Surgeon, Rajavadee Beauty Center, Bangkok Rayong Hospital 2003-2012
Plastic Surgeon Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2012-present

Additional Practice and Training :
Face Lift Symposium and Live Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand 2004
ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2006
International Master Course on Aging Skin (IMCAS) Asia, Bangkok, Thailand 2007
Annual Meeting of the Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand combined with Thailand-Singapore-Taiwan (TST) Meeting Phuket Thailand 2010
13th Fresh Cadaver hands-on course of face and body cosmetic surgery, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2011

International Experience :
ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Singapore 2002
International Congress of Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery, Seoul, Korea 2009
BK Dongyang Korea-China Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Seoul, Korea 2010
Melbourne Advanced Facial Anatomy Course, Melbourne, Australia 2011
49th Art of Rhinoplasty Course, San Francisco, USA 2011
1 month visit Zeeba Clinic of Dr.Bahman Guyuron, University Hospital CWR Cleveland, Ohio, USA 2011

Scientific Activities :
Carboxymethylchitosan, Alginate and Tulle Gauze Wound Dressings: A Comparative Study in the Treatment of Partial-thickness Wound. The 13th ASEAN congress of Plastic Surgery, 2006.
Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids. Update in General Surgery : Basic Science in Surgery Volume 2, 2008, ISBN 978-974-06-7360-6.
Infected Burn Wounds Treatment with Combine Nanocrystalline Silver Dressing and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital, Thai Journal of Burn Injury, 2009, volume 5, page 11-16.
Bacterial Profile in Burn Patients in BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital. Vajira Medical Journal, 2009, volume 3, page 253-260.

Certification and License :
Medical Licensure: Medical Council of Thailand, 1999, License Number: 19982
Board certification:
Thai Certified Board of General Surgery, 2000
Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2003
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand (ThSAPS) 2006

Special Expertise :
Breast Surgery, Body Contouring, Face Lift and Facial Rejuvenation Surgery.

Memberships in Professional Societies :
Thai Medical Council
The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery of Thailand
The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand (ThSAPS)
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

Dr Witoon Wisuthseriwong

Dr-Witoon-441x500Name : Dr Witoon Wisuthseriwong

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

His special interests include:

  • Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive surgery
  • Endoscopic breast augmentation surgery
  • Forehead and face lift
  • Reduction rhinoplasty
  • HD VASER liposuction Lipofilling

Dr. Witoon is a highly recognized cosmetic and plastic surgeon among Thai and International societies. He has been practicing cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures in Bangkok, Chiangmai and Phuket for over 30 years. He has also been teaching plastic surgery at Chiang Mai University, Thailand since 1971.

Apart from his strong professional development, Dr. Witoon is dedicated to optimizing results for every patient he treats. He combines a commitment to offer state-of–the-art care with attentive attention in understanding each patient’s long-term objectives
throughout every stage of the service process. His expertise in plastic surgery translates into results that not only look good and natural for his patients, but also are safe, effective and painless.

Dr Piyapas Pichaichanarong

Dr-Piyapas-441x500Name: Dr Piyapas Pichaichanarong

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

His special interests include:

  • Facial cosmetic surgery, particularly Rhinoplasty (Caucasian and Oriental), Blepharoplasty, Face and Neck lift surgery and other facial rejuvenation procedures.
  • Body contouring procedures such as Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Tummy Tucks and Liposuction.
  • Hair transplantation by Follicular Unit Transection (FUE ) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE ) for both Reconstructive and Aesthetic problems.
  • Reconstructive surgery including congenital defects, major soft tissue injuries and defects, burn injuries and facial maxillary trauma

He regularly attends international meetings and academic seminars overseas to keep abreast of the latest innovative techniques and best treatments.

With a background in Biochemistry, and as a member of both the Society of Cosmetic Chemists of Thailand and the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC), he also develops specialized new cosmetic formulations used for unique skin care.

He also works as part of a team with in multiple-procedures cases to reduce the operative time and risk to patients. Dr Piyapas skills as an Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon and his ability to communicate effectively in English with excellent bedside manners have been strongly recognized by both local and international patients from all over the world

Dr. Piyapas is a highly skilled and experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He graduated with both a bachelor degree of Biochemistry from the Faculty of Science and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Chulalongkorn Medical School, one of the oldest and most respected medical schools in Thailand. He subsequently completed 5 years of training in General Surgery, principally at the Royal Thai Navy Hospital before graduating as a fully qualified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon from Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University.

He is an active member of the International Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Royal College of Surgeons, The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand, The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery among others.

Prior to working as a Plastic Reconstructive Consultant Surgeon in the Bangkok Phuket hospital, Dr Piyapas worked as a plastic surgery consultant on complex major plastic reconstructive and aesthetic cases in the Queen Sirikit General Hospital, the Royal Thai Navy and the Bangkok Hospital, Pattaya.

He is committed to establishing a solid doctor-patient relationship. Each step of the process, from the initial consultation, to the actual procedure(s), and follow-up care, is performed by him personally.

Dr Pongsatorn Sanguanchua

Dr-Pongsatorn-441x500Name Dr Pongsatorn Sanguanchua

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

His special interests include:

  • Facial rejuvenation – Blepharoplasty, Face Lift, Thread Lifting
  • Aesthetic Breast surgery – Breast Augmentation, Breast Lifting
  • Advanced liposuction – VASER liposuction, High Definition VASER liposuction
  • Body Contouring surgery – Arm lifting, Abdominoplasty, Thigh lifting

Dr. Pongsatorn is an adept, experienced plastic surgeon with interests in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He is not only fully certified by the Thai Board of General Surgery and the Thai Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, but also a highly recognized member of Thai Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Thai Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons as well as other medical societies.

Dr. Pongsatorn has successfully performed more than 6,000 cosmetic and reconstructive cases. The results of the micro surgeries that he has conducted are also widely admired. He is committed to helping people to improve their quality of life through plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr Poonsak Sumritmanoporn

Dr-Poonsak-441x500Name Dr Poonsak Sumritmanoporn

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

His special interests include:

  • Facial cosmetic surgery, particularly Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Face and Neck lift surgery.
  • Body contouring procedure such as Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Tummy Tucks and Liposuction.
  • Reconstructive surgery including congenital defects, major soft tissue injuries and defects, burn injuries and facial maxillary trauma.

Dr Poonsak is committed to establish a solid doctor-patient relationship throughout each step of the service process. From initial consultation, actual surgery procedure(s), till follow-up care, he strives to treat every patient attentively.

Dr Poonsak is dedicates to the highest standard of excellence in plastic surgery. All his patients are carefully examined before performing the surgery procedures. He never tires of spending time to explain in detail about the surgical options, benefit and risk to every patients individually because he believes that a well informed patient is necessary for the best results.

Dr Narupon Rojanapithayakorn

Dr-Narupon2-441x500Name Dr Narupon Rojanapithayakorn

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

His special interests include:

  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Aesthetic facial surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Body contouring surgery

Although Dr Narupon may appear young, he has a lot of surgeries under his belt as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon for PIAC-PPSI and a local Government Hospital. He has been affiliated with PIAC since 2011 and is one of the busiest surgeons.

Dr Narupon’s style is enthusiastic and creative, and he is open to adapt his surgical plan to his client’s requests and expectations. He does mostly breast surgeries, but also has a lot of experience in body contouring and face procedures.

A creative and artistic person, Dr Narupon’s consultation room is full of photos he has taken during his travels and of former patients. He is a dynamic and upcoming leading Thai plastic surgeon, mentored by Dr Sanguan, who combines his youth and competence to satisfy the needs of his clients. Dr Narupon is particularly liked by younger clients, looking for a surgeon who can relate to their needs.