Hand Surgery Thailand

NAME: PRAVIT   KITIDUMRONGOOK

PRESENT ACADEMIC POSITION:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
OFFICE ADDRESS: DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY,
FACULTY OF MEDICINE, CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY.

EDUCATIONAL AND PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS,

  • Residency Training in Orthopaedic Surgery, Chulalongkorn University 1992-1995
  • Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery, Singapore General Hospital 1995-1996
  • Attending Staff, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Sawangwattana Memorial Hospital-Sriracha-Chonburi 1996-1998
  • Visiting Fellow in Hand and Microsurgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA 2002-2003
  • Fellowship in Hand and MicroSurgery, Christine M. Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY, USA 2003-2004 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Treasurer, The Thai Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Committee Member, The Thai Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Volunteer surgeon for The Thai Red Cross Society

Minor Hand surgery for common hand problems

  • Open carpal tunnel release for carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Open surgical release for trigger finger
  • Open surgical release for de Quervain’s tenosynovitis
    These operations considered to be gold standards although they take longer time for recovery but their results are very promising. All could be done as out-patient basis.
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Other Common Procedures (Hand Surgery)

  •   Anterior submuscular transposition for severe entrapment of ulnar nerve at the elbow
    (cubital tunnel syndrome)

  • Fasiectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture
    Both could be performed under care of anesthetist. Patient should stay overnight or had short hospitalization..
                    

Hand Surgery in Bangkok Thailand : Picture by thailandplasticsurgery.com