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July 30, 2021, Friday | 02:30 – 04:00 PM
Thailand Time

July 30, 2021, Friday | 02:30 – 04:00 PM Bangkok Time

Prof. Dr. Art Hiranyakas, M.D., PhD., FACS., FASCRS., FRCST., FSCRST., FRCFPT., FICS.

Art Hiranyakas is an experienced academic colorectal surgeon. He is a Director of Bangkok-Phuket Colorectal Disease Institute at Bangkok Hospital Phuket (Southern part of Thailand) and a Director of Colorectal Surgery Clinic at Bangkok Hospital Headquarters in Bangkok. He serves as a Governor of the International College of Surgeons in Chicago, USA and Secretary General of the American College of Surgeons, Thailand Chapter. He is also a fellow of American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Colon and Rectum Surgeons (ASCRS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and International College of Surgeons (ICS).

He was appointed as an Instructor of Surgery at Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Songkhla, Thailand right after his completion of General Surgery Board Examination in 2002. Dr. Hiranyakas was involved in both the undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and served as Professor at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. He also held an academic appointment in 2009 and subsequently awarded doctor of philosophy from School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University (JCU), Queensland, Australia.

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Bangkok-Phuket Colorectal Disease Institute

B-PCDI is the first subspecialty institute in the region that provides a comprehensive world-class medical service for both benign and malignant colorectal cancer as well as the functional colorectal disease. This center is headed by Prof. Dr.Art Hiranyakas, one of the best colorectal surgeon in Asia.


Prof. Drt. Art completed his advanced surgical training in National University Hospital, Singapore in 2004. He continued his Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (2007) from Queensland, Australia, Robotic (da Vinci robotic surgical system) Colorectal Surgery (2011) from University of California, San Diego, USA. and Korea University, Seoul, Korea, and Advanced Training in Colorectal Surgery and pelvic floor physiology (2009-2011) from Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA. His advanced training in Colorectal Endoscopy (2005), Showa, Japan also provides him with special skills in both diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. His unique overseas training experiences of over a thousand colorectal surgery cases have provided a broad range of colorectal procedures including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign anorectal conditions, sphincter-saving operations, re-operative abdominopelvic surgery and functional colorectal conditions eg. constipation, and bowel incontinence. He was also trained in functional anorectal physiology and is an expert in endoanal and endorectal ultrasonography.

 From all these achievements mentioned above, he is regarded as one of the best colorectal surgeon in Asia Pacific, Thailand and Western countries.

He has given over a hundred lectures worldwide (in North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia). Furthermore, he was awarded as an “Outstanding Professional Qualities” among the candidate surgeons around the world during the Jubilee World Congress of the International College of Surgeons in 2015. He has authored numerous publications and book chapters under Prince of Songkla University, James Cook University and Cleveland Clinic Florida. His key publications involve benign colorectal diseases and colorectal cancer. He has also been selected as a reviewer for many peer-reviewed, high impact factors journals in the field of colorectal surgery. He has directed and organized the bi-annual world renowned, International Colorectal Disease Symposium held in both Phuket and Bangkok since 2013. As an internationally recognized with extensive background, Professor Art Hiranyakas is one of the most searched colorectal surgeons online by foreign and local patients for second opinions.



  • Certificate of Advanced Training in Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Weston, Florida, USA.
  • Certificate of Robotic Surgery (Da Vinci System) Training, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.
  • Certificate of Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Queensland, Australia.
  • Certificate of Clinical Fellows in Colorectal Surgery and Pelvic Floor Physiology, National University, Singapore.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Australia.


  • Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons(FACS)
  • Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (ICS)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand
  • Fellow of the Society of Colon and Rectum, Thailand


Abdominal operation

  • Sphincter-saving Operation
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectopexy
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Rectoplexy
  • Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdomino-Perineal Resection

Anorectal procedures

  • Sphincteroplasty
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization
  • Artificial Bowel Sphincter Inplantation
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulator Implantation


  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Advanced Polypectomy

Other procedures

  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Biofeedback for Fecal Incontinence
  • Biofeedback for Constipation
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anal Electromyography
  • Defecography
  • Pudendal Nerve Terminal Motor Latency
  • Colonic Transit Study
  • Endo-Anal Ultrasonography
  • Endo-rectal Ultrasonography


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Bangkok Hospital Phuket, Thailand

A multi-speciality private hospital on the island of Phuket, Bangkok Hospital Phuket was Phuket’s first hospital to receive the prestigious, internationally certified JCI accreditation from the USA. Additionally, the hospital which is under BDMS group is accredited by the Institute of Hospital Quality Improvement and Accreditation (HQIA) Thailand.

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A premier health and wellness destination in Asia

Located in southern Thailand, Bangkok Hospital Phuket is a leading health and wellness destination in Asia. Bangkok Hospital Phuket is proud to be a member of the rapidly expanding Bangkok Dust Medical Services PLC – BDMS, the largest hospital network in Asia-Pacific and recognized globally as one of the top five medical service providers in the world. The hospital is capable of delivering world-class tertiary care over a comprehensive range of sub-specialities including Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Gynecology/Obstetrics, Colorectal Disease, and many more.
Bangkok Hospital Phuket is not only recognized locally, the hospital is also recognized as a leading health & wellness destination favored by international clientele. Our foreign clients range in numbers from 80,000 – 90,000 per year and continue to steadily increase. We are proud to serve clientele from Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, America, the Middle East, as well as Russia/CIS countries.
Bangkok Hospital Phuket has the JCI Accreditation which testifies to our uncompromising standards of medical care. Many visitors come to Phuket to combine both a holiday and a medical treatment, and as Bangkok Hospital Phuket has been a leader in medical tourism for over a decade, our healthcare facility is the best choice for procedures such as dental work, senior vision correction, fertility care, spinal surgery and other innovations such as da Vinci robot-assisted colorectal surgery, and most recently, Sleeve Gastrectomy – a popular bariatric treatment based on a multidisciplinary approach.
The high quality of care and unique Thai hospitality make Bangkok Hospital Phuket an excellent choice for those looking to combine their island holiday with medical care, services and procedures.

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