Dr. Thanyawat Sasanakietkul (Dr. Max)
Dr. Thanyawat Sasanakietkul, also known as Dr. Max, is a renowned Surgical Oncologist with over 20 years of experience, specializing in Breast Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology. A member of the Thai Medical Council, he graduated from Srinakharinwirot University in 2008 and received advanced training in endocrine surgery at Yale School of Medicine in 2017.
Dr. Thanyawat is a pioneer in the treatment of thyroid nodules using microwave ablation at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok. This innovative, minimally invasive procedure uses thermal energy to destroy abnormal thyroid tissue. It offers a quicker, less painful recovery than traditional surgery, with reduced risks of scarring and vocal cord injury.
This treatment is not suitable for all patients but represents a significant advancement in thyroid nodule treatment, positioning Dr. Thanyawat at the forefront of medical innovation in Thailand.