DR. TAWEESAK CHOTIVATANAPONG - Vejthani Hospital | JCI Accredited International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.
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DR. TAWEESAK CHOTIVATANAPONG

Education and Training :

  • Sc. from the Faculty of Medical Science, Mahidol University Bangkok,Thailand, 1981.
  • Follow Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand (FRCST), 1986.
  • Master of Management, SASIN Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991.

DR. TAWEESAK CHOTIVATANAPONG

Education
  • Sc. from the Faculty of Medical Science, Mahidol University Bangkok,Thailand, 1981.
  • Follow Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand (FRCST), 1986.
  • Master of Management, SASIN Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991.
  • Fellow in cardiac surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. 1993.
  • Visiting Fellow in Cardiac Surgery at Hoag Heart Institute Newport Beach, California, USA, 2001.
Specialty
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
Training
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Anthony Hospital, Indiana, USA.
  • Cardiac Surgery at Hoag Heart Institute Newport Beach, CA, USA
Honors and Awards
  • 1993 : Young Cardiothoracic Surgeon Travel Award 1993, from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons of Thailand 1981 – 1982 : The Best Intern Award of the year, Lerdsin Hospital
  • 1995 : The best academic paper in cardiothoracic surgery, titled “Aortic valve repair: Initial experience from Central Chest Hospital” from the annual meeting of The Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand.
  • 1998 : The Best English Paper Award, titled “Mitral valve repair with Autologous pericardium ring: Early results from Central Hospital”, from The American College of Surgeons, The Thai Chapter. 1998
  • 1999 : English paper presentation Award, titled “Aortic Valve Reconstruction: Central Chest Hospital’s experience” from The American College of Surgeons, The Thai Chapter
  • 1999 : “Salil Futhai “ Award, an award for physician who has a distinguished contribution for the treatment of heart disease, diabetes mellitus and hypertension, on the use of autologous pericardial ring mitral valve repair from The Ministry of Public Health of Thailand
  • 1999 : English paper presentation Award, titled “Aortic Valve Reconstruction: Central Chest Hospital’s experience” from The American College of Surgeons, The Thai Chapter
  • 1999 : “Salil Futhai “ Award, an award for physician who has a distinguished contribution for the treatment of heart disease, diabetes mellitus and hypertension, on the use of autologous pericardial ring mitral valve repair from The Ministry of Public Health of Thailand
  • 2000 : Salil Futhai” Award on the paper “Aortic Valve Reconstruction: Midterm result from Central Chest Hospital
  • 2001 : World Heart Federation Exchange Program Award, to visit Hoag Institute, Newport Beach, CA, USA.
  • 2015 : FURUSE AWARD “Has Been Awarded The Best Paper” The Asian. Society for Cardiovascular and Thorasis Surgery, Hong Kong
  • 2015 : Kallayanakit Memorial Lecturer Proctor of many local meeting and heart center Throughout Thailand
  • 2016 : Distinguished Alumni Award of Ramathibodi
Professional Experiences
  • 1981 – 1982 : Internship at Lerdsin Hospital, Bangkok.
  • 1982 – 1983 : General practioner at S. Thaiseri Hospital. Samutprakarn.
  • 1983 – 1986 : Resident in cardiothoracic surgery, Rajvithi Hospital, Bangkok.
  • 1986 – 1993 : Cardiothoracic surgeon, Chest Disease Institute, Nonthaburi.
  • 1993 : Fellow in cardiac surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. Visitor to
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Anthony Hospital, Indiana, USA.
  • 2001 : Visiting Fellow in Cardiac Surgery at Hoag Heart Institute Newport Beach, California, USA.
  • 2002 : Head of Department of cardiothoracic surgery at Central Chest Institute of Thailand
  • 2011 – Present : Chairman Heart Care Foundation ; Thailand
  • 2014 – Present : Senior Consultant,Director of Central Chest Institute of Thailand, Nonthaburi, Thailand
  • 2015 – Present : Chairman International Academic Institute Program( IAIP)
  • 2016 – 2018 : President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeon of Thailand
  • 2016 – Present : PCU Director of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bangkok Heart Hospital, BDMS Hospital Network
  • 2017 – Present : Chairman COE of National Cardiovascular and Thoracic Disease Ministry of Public Health
Publications
  • 1995 : Mitral valve repair: An early result from Central Chest Hospital. The Thai Heart Journal
  • 1996 : Aortic valve repair: Initial experience from Central Chest Hospital,  Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals. Vol 4, No. 2
  • 1996 : Report of the mitral valve anterior leaflet: Early results. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals. Vol. 4, No. 4
  • 1998 : Chordal replacement with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene suture. Early results. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals. Vol. 6 , No. 1
  • 1999 : Mitral Valve Report with Autologous Pericardial Ring: An Early Result. The Thai Journal of Surgery Vol.20, No.4, P.129-132October – December, 1999
  • 2000 : Aortic Valve Reconstruction: Midterm Result from Central Chest Hospital: Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals Vol. 8 No. 3, 2000. P. 231-234
  • 2000 : Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with Radial artery: Early results The THAI Journal of Surgery ; Vol.21 No.3, 2000, P. 91 – 94
  • 2001 :   Mitral Valve Repair with Autologous Pericardial Ring.  Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals, Vol.9 No. 1, 2001, P.10 – 13
  • 2001  :  Chordal Replacement with Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture:  Midterm Results. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals,.Vol.9 No.2, 2001, P.90 – 92
  • 2005 :  Autologous Pericardial Valve Conduit for The Ross Operation Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annsls Vol.13, No. 4, 2005,P 321-324
  • 2010 : Surgical treatment of rheumatic mitral regurgitation. Schaefers HJ, Perier P: Current treatment of mitral regurgitation; 1st Edition, Bremen: Uni – Med Chapter 4.3: p 79-90.
  • 2012 : Rheumatic mitral valve repair: experience of 221 cases from Central Chest. Institute of Thailand. J Med Assoc Thai 2012;95 Suppl 8:S51-7
  • 2015 : Complex surgical repair of rheumatic mitral stenosis. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015; 4(5) 480-482. Doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2015.03.06 Article Options (http://www.annalscts.com/issue/view/272  Masters of Cardiothoracic Surgery Of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Participation in conferences and Seminars
  • 2016 : AATS Post Graduate Course, Beijing, China
  • 2016 : AATS Post Graduate Valve Symposium, Shanghai, China
  • 2017  : AATS The American Association for Thoracic Surgery 97th Annual Meeting, Boston USA.
  • 2017 : Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Association For Thoracic Surgery (JATS 2017) Japan
  • 2017 : The 25th Annusl Meeting of Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS 2017)
  • 2017 : The Taiwan Association of Thoracic&Cardiovascular Surgery (TATCS) 2017
  • 2017 : 31th EACTS Annual Meeting 2017 European Association For Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • 2017 : 50th Anniversary of the 1st Heart Transplant,Capetown
  • 2018 : The STS 54th Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 27-31, 2018.
  • 2018 : The 82nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society in Osaka, Japan (JCS2018), March 23-25 2018
  • 2018 : The AATS 98th Annual Meeting. April 28 – 1 May 2018 in San Diego, CA
  • 2018 : The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS 2018) , 24 – 27 May 2018, Moscow
  • 2018 : The 32nd European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery ( EACTS 2018 ) 18-20 October 2018 in Milan ,  Italy
  • 2018 : The 23rd ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress (AFCC 2018) 28 Sep – 1 Oct, 2018. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2018 : The19th WAHH Annual Meeting & 2018 International Cardiovascular, 8-9 December 2018 at Congress Wuhan Intercontinental Hotel
  • 2018 :  Mitral Conclave Workshop 15-16 December 2018 at the Grand Hyatt in Shanghai,China
  • 2019 : The 99th AATS Annual Meeting , 4-7 May ,Toronto, Canada.

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