Samitivej Srinakarin is a 400-bed, 17-storey hospital that is globally recognized as one of the leading healthcare providers in Thailand. Serving local patients, expatriates, and medical travelers for decades, it continuously invests in latest technologies, medical expertise and supporting facilities to maintain the highest level of medical care. It is accredited by the Joint Commission International for its osteoarthritis of the knee, low back pain, and primary stroke programmes as well as childhood asthma care. It is also accredited by the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the Institute of Hospital Quality Improvement Accreditation (Thailand). The hospital’s vision is to become the preferred healthcare provider for patients who require preventive, protective, curative, and rehabilitation services. Its commitment to excellence is reflected in its effort in bringing together some of the best physicians and specialists who received training at some of the prestigious schools in western countries and awarded board certification from Japan, the United Kingdom, and the US.
<p>Dr. Naruechit Laohathaimongkon’s training is highly diverse, spanning programs and hands-on workshops in various locations and specializations. He spent some time in Denmark under a professional exchange programme sponsored by The International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, where he worked at the Intensive Care Unit of Odense Hospital. He also went to Germany and trained under the Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery as well as the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Dusseldorf University. Seeking further insights in his chosen field, he also attended JW Plastic Surgery Center’s seminar on The Secret of Korea Beauty held in Bangkok, as well as a hands-on workshop on the surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea using fresh cadavers.</p> <p>Dr. Laohathaimongkon is also a frequent attendee of industry seminars and workshops including the 21st International Rhinology Update Course in Siriraj Hospital, the International Course of Masterclass Blepharoplasty, and the 6th American Academy in Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine. He also underwent various courses such as a facial fracture program and the 13th International Course on the New Concepts in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer, which was held at the Rajavithi Hospital. He is also knowledgeable in minimally invasive plastic surgery and attended the World Congress of Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery and Dermatology in Seoul, South Korea. He makes it a point to take advantage of these additional training programmes to expand his expertise and provide more ways to help his patients. </p> <p>Armed with the Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Medical Sciences from The Royal College of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons of Thailand in Connecticut, USA, his expertise became widely recognized. Now, aside from this own practice, Dr. Laohathaimongkon also aims to pass on his expertise by serving as a faculty of medicine at the Siriraj Hospital in Mahidol University.</p>