Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn

Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn



Surgeon’s story

Dr. Sanguan is renowned worldwide as a serious, innovative plastic surgeon who is willing to take on challenging and complex cases. Patients find him to be thoughtful with a keen attention to details and always ready to explain technicalities. He specializes in breast aesthetic surgeries: breast augmentation, breast lift or mastopexy, breast reduction and revision of all kinds.

He is one of the pioneers in male-to-female gender reassignment surgery, and among those who are still performing this type of surgery in Thailand. This has gained him a following from all over the globe

He is former Vice president of the society of plastic reconstructive surgeon of Thailand and Secretary General of The Society of aesthetic plastic surgeon of Thailand (ISAPS)

In the international arena, he is a committee of Educational council and membership of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Locally, he is the Director and RM Surgical Committee of PPSI. He sees it as his obligation and goals that all PPSI clients are satisfied with the service and their surgery result is within acceptable standards. He works tirelessly to mentor younger surgeons through PPSI fellowship program and is happy to pass on his knowledge and experience.

Apart from his medical duties, he has been a member of Rotary for many years. In 2013-14, he was a District Governor. He often hosts exchange students to stay with him and his family in Phuket. He has frequent meetings in both domestic and abroad consequently so his clients are encouraged to book their surgery months in advance to ensure availability.

Professional experience
  • Plastic Surgeon, Vachira Phuket General Hospital, Phuket (1991 – 1999)

  • Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Hospital, Phuket (1991 – 2006)

  • Chief of Phuket International Aesthetic Center (PIAC), Phuket (2006 – 2015)

  • Founder, Phuket Plastic Surgery Center, Phuket (1991 – Present)

  • Director, Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute, Phuket (2005 – Present)

Board certification and license
  • Medical Licensure No. #12287, Medical Council of Thailand (1984)

  • Board Certificate, Thai Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1991)

Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding resident in surgery, Department of Surgery, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (1991)

  • Local chairperson, 6th APC-ICPRS, Phuket (1996)

  • Distinguished member of Committee of Muang Phuket Police Station, Phuket (2000 – 2004)

  • Local chairperson, Thailand – Singapore – Taiwan Plastic Surgery, Phuket (2010)

  • The Best leader in Plastic surgery, PPSI, Bangkok Siriroj Hospital, International Finance Leadership Awards 2020 (2020)

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