Spine Institute

Best Spine Doctor In Bumrungrad International Hospital


Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English, German

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1991

Fellowships

- Minimally invasive neurosurgery, with Professor Axel Perneczky, Mainz, Germany, 1996

- Skull base surgery with Prof. Madjid Samii, Hannover, Germany,1997

- Aneurysm surgery and skull base surgery with Professor Takanori Fukushima, Pittsburgh, USA, 1997

- Full-Endoscopic Spine Surgery - 30 Case Operation Course with Dr Sebastian Ruetten, St Anna Hospital Herne, Germany, 2008

Board Certifications

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Neurosurgery, 1994

Teaching Credentials

- Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1994 - Present

- Division of Neurosurgery, Pramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, 2001 - 2005

Other Credentials

- Affiliated with St. Anna Hospital-Herne, Germany.

- Jointly organize annual training course for endoscopic spine surgery in Thailand with St. Anna Hospital-Herne.

- Instructor at bi-annual training course for endoscopic spine surgery in Germany organized by St. Anna Hospital Herne.

Research and White Papers

- Full Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy via Interlaminar Approach: 2-year Results in Ramathibodi Hospital. Chumnanvej S, Kesornsak W, Sarnvivad P, Paiboonsirijit S, Kuansongtham V (2012, February).

- Result of Full Endoscopic Uniportal Lumbar Discectomy: Preliminary Report. Kuansongtham V, Paiboonsirijit S, Kesornsak W, Chaiyosboorana V, Rukskul P, Chumnanvej S, Ruetten S (2009, June).

- Factors Predicting Failure of Conservative Treatment in Lumbar-Disc Herniation. Sutheerayongprasert C, Paiboonsirijit S, Kuansongtham V, Anuraklekha S, Hiranyasthiti N, Neti S (2012).

- Comparison between minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. Saetia K, Phankhongsab A, Kuansongtham V, Paiboonsirijit S (2013, January).

Dr. Withawin Kesornsak

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2003

Board Certifications

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Neurosurgery, 2011

Fellowships

- Full-Endoscopic spine surgery with Dr. Sebastian Ruetten at St. Anna-Hospital Herne, Herne, Germany, 2012

- AOSpine fellow at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2016

Special Clinical Trainings

- Computer-assisted 3D navigation for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery, since 2013

- Spinal Cord Stimulation and Intrathecal drug pump: Cadaveric Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014

- Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection: Cadaveric Workshop, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2015

- Upper Cervical Instrumentation: Cadaveric Workshop, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2015

Special Clinical Interests

- Non-surgical pain intervention for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine

- Minimally invasive surgery using endoscope, microscope and computer-assisted 3D navigation for degenerative, traumatic, tumor, infectious disease of spine

- Spinal cord stimulator implantation for chronic neuropathic pain

- Instructor for international training course for full-endoscopic spine surgery in Germany and Thailand

- Instructor for computer-assisted instrumentation training course in Thailand

Wg.Cdr.Dr. Ittipol Komonhirun

Specialties

Orthopaedics
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1996

Board Certifications

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Preventive, Aviation Medicine, 2010

Special Clinical Trainings

- Full-endoscopic Operations of the Lumbar, Thoracic and Cervical Spine, St. Anna Hospital, Germany, Spine Institute, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, January 29-30, 2016

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Thanet Wattanawong

Specialties

Orthopaedics
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1993

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998

Fellowships

- Spine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 1996-1998

Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Special Clinical Trainings

- Endoscopic Spine Surgery Symposium Delegate, 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, 2000

- Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Techniques, 1st World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Techniques, Hawaii, USA, 2008

- Endoscopic Spine Workshop, 1st Thai Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, 2011

- Full-endoscopic Operations of the Lumbar, Thoracic and Cervical Spine, St. Anna Hospital, Germany, Spine Institute, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, January 29-30, 2016

Special Clinical Interests

- Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery

- Microscopic and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

- Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery

Dr. Surapong Anuraklekha

Specialties

Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics - Spine Surgery
Orthopaedics - Trauma

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1990

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996

Fellowships

- Spine Surgery, Siriraj Hospital, Thailand, 1999

Special Clinical Trainings

- Clinical Observer for spine surgery, Klinikun Larlsbad Langensteinbach, Germany, 2000

- AO Fellowship in Pelvic/Acetabulum Fracture, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2003

Special Clinical Interests

- Spine Surgery

- Complex Fracture Surgery

- Pelvic and acetabulum surgery

Dr. Sompoch Paiboonsirijit

Specialties

Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics - Spine Surgery
Orthopaedics - Trauma

Language spoken

Thai, English, Teo Chew

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1991

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996

Fellowships

- Acetabulum and Pelvic Trauma, Germany, 1998

- Spine and Total Joint Replacement, UCLA, USA, 2000

Special Clinical Trainings

- Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Special Clinical Interests

- Spine

- Total Joint Replacement and Trauma Surgery

Dr. Sumroeng Neti

Specialties

Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics - Hand
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine (First Class honor), Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1987

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993

Fellowships

- Joint Replacement, Spine, UCLA School of Medicine, USA, 1996

- Hand and Microsurgery, UCLA School of Medicine, USA, 1996,

Special Clinical Trainings

- Joint Replacement

- Spine

- Hand and Microsurgery (UCLA School of Medicine)

Special Clinical Interests

- Joint Replacement

- Spine

- Hand and Microsurgery

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Chomchai Vichitrananda

Specialties

Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Far Eastern University, Philippines, 1989

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Anesthesiology, 1993

Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Mahidol University, Thailand

Fellowships

- Pain Management, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 1995-1996

Special Clinical Interests

- Pain Management

Dr. Nattaya Udomsakdi

Specialties

Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1995

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Anesthesiology, 2001

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Family Medicine, 2004

Fellowships

- Pain Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2007-2008

- FIPP (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice), World Institute of Pain, Budapest, Hungary, 2011

Special Clinical Interests

- Palliative Care

- Back Pain

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nuj Tontisirin

Specialties

Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1998

Board Certifications

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Anesthesiology, 2003

- Diploma of the Thai Subboard of Pain Management, 2014

Fellowships

- Neuroanesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, USA, 2005-2007

- Pain Medicine, Center Universitaire de sante McGill, McGill University Health Care, Canada, 2007-2008

Acadamic Rank: Associate Professor, Mahidol University, 2012

Special Clinical Interests

- Chronic Pain Management

- Musculoskeletal pain

- Cancer pain and neuropathic pain in multidisciplinary approach

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yot Navalitloha, Ph.D.

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine (Honors), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1993

- Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Physiology/Neuroscience, Northwestern University, USA, 2002-2005

Board Certifications

- Diploma of The Thai Board of Neurosurgery, 1996

Fellowships

- Neurovascular and Spine Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 1997

- Neuro-Oncology, Northwestern University, USA, 2005

Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Special Clinical Trainings

- Shaped Beam Radiosurgery, Los Angeles California, USA, 2007

- Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 2009

Special Clinical Interests

- Brain Tumors

- Neurovascular Surgery

- Spine Surgery


Dr. Wattana Mahattanakul

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery - Spine Surgery
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English

Qualifications

Medical School

- BSc in Neuroscience (First Class Honor) , University of London, UK, 1992

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, University of London, UK, 1995

Board Certifications

- British Board of Neurosurgery, 2006

Fellowships

- Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Spinal, James Cook University Hospital, Meddlebrough, UK, 2006-2008

- Cerebrovascular, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2008-2009

Speical Clinical Trainings

- Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Strasbourg, France, 2010

- Full-endoscopic Operations of the Lumbar, Thoracic and Cervical Spine, St. Anna Hospital, Germany, Spine Institute, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, January 29-30, 2016

Special Clinical Interests

- Combined Spinal

- Cerebrovascular


  

Dr. Pritsana Punyawai

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery - Spine Surgery
Spine Institute - Spine Surgery

Language spoken

Thai, English, Japanese

Qualifications

Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand, 2007

Board Certifications

- Diploma of the Thai Board of Neurological Surgery, 2014

Special Clinical Interests

- Epilepsy and Functional Surgery