SAMITIVEJ SRINAKARIN OPENS SPINE AND JOINT CENTER
Samitivejs medical excellence makes possible the largest spine and joint center in Eastern Bangkok
Samitivej Srinakarin, part of the leading private hospital network in Thailand and Southeast Asia, today celebrated the official opening of the state-of-the-art Samitivej Srinakarin Spine and Joint Center
. Being the largest medical center specialized in spine and joint located on the East side of Bangkok, the center will bring greater convenience to patients with its team of leading orthopedic surgeons, medical staff and advanced technology and equipment.
Dr. Dhun Damrongsak, Director of Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital, said, The opening of the Spine and Joint Center will enhance our leadership and excellence in specialized medicine and services while enabling us to better address market demand and help consumers improve their quality of life.
Samitivej Srinakarin already has a pool of leading orthopedic surgeons, nurses, hospital staff as well as technology, equipment and necessary facilities. Our medical excellence is well recognized internationally. We have won the CCPC standard certifications from JCI for two areas, including backache treatment, for our international standard service that is equal to that offered in the US. When bringing together our medical excellence, international standard, great team of multi-skill and specialization personnel, and medical equipment and facilities, we are in a strong position to make this Spine and Joint Center second to none, said Dr. Dhun.
Spine and joints related diseases or symptoms are increasingly found in Thai people due to changing lifestyle. People now sit longer in front of computer, stay in the same position for longer hours. In addition, playing sports and exercise, accidents or even in-born deficiency can also cause problems in spine and joints. Samitivej Srinakarin Spine and Joint Center is more than ready to help patients to get back to normal life and take care of themselves better, resulting in better health and quality of life, he added.
Samitivej Srinakarin Spine and Joint Center is a medical center specialized in treating spine and joints-related problems by a team of leading surgeons and specialists. Its specialists and orthopedic surgeons team is led by Emeritus Professor Dr. Charoen Chotigavanich and Associated Professor Dr. Prakit Tienboon, a renowned orthopedic surgeon who successfully used minimally invasive surgery for hip replacement that helps patients recover faster and hurt less.
Samitivejs Rehabilitation Center, one of Thailands largest and most advanced rehabilitation centers, will support the Spine and Joints Center in helping the patients, after the surgery or required treatment to recover their muscles and physical ability. This will help provide holistic service for patients and enable them to return to normal life.
The Rehabilitation Center is manned by rehabilitation specialists. It is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as the CT Scan, and advanced MRI scanner for quick and accurate diagnosis, and the Picture Archiving and Communication System for efficient medical imaging sharing between departments and patient transfer.
Thanks to our medical specialization in various fields, we are in a strong position to turn our medical excellence into good services that help improve peoples quality of life, especially those living in the Eastern side of Bangkok. Our prime location also gives easy access to international-standard medical services to people travelling from the Eastern region or Suvarnabhumi Airport, added Dr. Dhun.
Samitivej is one of Thailand and SEAs leading private hospital group won numerous accreditation including award from Thai authorities and Joint Commission International (JCI) from the USA. Established in 1979 at Soi Sukhumvit 49, today the group has added three more hospitals including Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital (SNH), Samitivej Srinakarin Children Hospital (SNCH) and Samitivej Sriracha Hospital (SSH).