Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn

Dr. Sanguan offers his fantastic specialised surgical skills from our Hospitals in Bangkok and Phuket.

He is now one of the most sought after surgeons among CosMediTour clients – take one look at his patients results and you will understand why! (see client stories) He is renowned as a serious, innovative Plastic Surgeon, who is willing to take on challenging and complex cases.

Clients find him to be thoughtful and patient with a keen attention to detail and always ready to explain technicalities. Dr Sanguan is specialised in breast surgeries, specifically Breast Augmentation, Lift, Reduction and Revision, as well as male-to-female Sex Reassignment Surgery. This has gained him a huge reputation around the globe.

Dr Sanguan is National Secretary of The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand. Locally he is the Chairman of the PPSI Surgical Committee and sees it as his obligation and goal that all PPSI clients are satisfied and their surgery result is within acceptable standards. He works tirelessly to mentor young surgeons and is happy to share his knowledge and experience.

Dr Sanguan lives in Phuket but also travels to Bangkok for surgery with some patients. Dr Sanguan travels a lot and consequently, his clients are encouraged to book their surgery months in advance to ensure availability.

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      Education

      Secondary: Suankularb Vittayalai College, Bangkok, 1973-1978
      Undergraduate: B.S. ,Chulalongkom University, Bangkok, 1978-1982
      Graduate: M.D.,Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1982-1984
      Qualification: Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Since 1991

      Training

      1984 – 1985: Internship, Rayong hospital, Rayong, 1984-1985
      1985 – 1988: General practitioner, Koh Samui island community hospital, Koh Samui, Suratthani
      1988 – 1991: Residency training, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Chulalongkorn Hospital
      1991: Fellowship, Tampa craniofacial center, Tampa, Florida, USA

      Professional Experience

      1991 – 1999: Plastic surgeon, Vachira Phuket general hospital, Phuket, Thailand
      1991 – 2006: Plastic surgeon, Phuket international hospital, Phuket
      2006 – 2015: Chief of Phuket International Aesthetic Center (PIAC)
      1991 – Present: Founder, Phuket Plastic Surgery Center, Phuket, Thailand
      2005 – Present: Director, Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute, Phuket, Thailand

      Scientific and Lecture Activities

      1. Free tissue transfers; A way to do it., Chula Surgical Proceeding, ISSN 0857-314X, page 93-96
      2. Alar Nasi reconstruction by free vascularized chrondrocutaneous composite ear flap. Presented at 2nd Triangular TST meeting in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sentosa, Singapore, 1994
      3. Free vascularized osteocutaneous fibula flap; unusual technique in anastomosis with vein graft. Presented during The 2nd Triangular TST meeting in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sentosa, Singapore, 1994
      4. Sex Change. Lectured during The 25th Annual Meeting of Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, Pattaya, Thailand, July 2000.
      5. Transsexual, Law and Medicine in Thailand. Lectured during The 6th Asian Congress of Sexology, August 2000, Kobe, Japan Journal of Asian Sexology, Volume 2, June 2001
      6. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery. Lectured during Southern Comfort Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September 2002.
      7. Surgical Technique of Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery, How I do it. Lectured during The 17th Regional Conference of Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, Hadyai Songkla, Thailand, March 2003.
      8. Sex Reassignment Surgery; How I do it. Panel discussion during The Annual Meeting of The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2003.
      9. Sex Reassignment Surgery; Penile skin flap and delayed scrotal skin graft Vaginoplasty. Lectured during The First Live SRS Workshop 2004, 9th International Congress of the Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2004.
      1 0. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery; Delayed scrotal skin graft vaginoplasty and Prepuce skin and Corona of Glans penis sensated Clitoroplasty. Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Lectured on 10 May 2006.
      11. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery; Delayed scrotal skin graft vaginoplasty. Panel discussion during The Annual Meeting of The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2006.
      12. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery; Delayed scrotal skin graft vaginoplasty. Panel discussion during 13th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Chiengmai, Thailand, October 2006.
      13. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery; Delayed scrotal skin graft vaginoplasty and Prepuce skin and Corona of Glans penis sensated Clitoroplasty. Lectured invited by Nagumo Clinic and GIDP center on 22 December 2007, Women Plaza, Tokyo, Japan. Live surgery demonstrated at Nagumo Clinic Tokyo, 23 December 2007.
      14. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery. Lecture during 11th Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu, Philippines, November 16-19, 2008.
      15. Breast Augmentation. A plenary session during 11th Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu, Philippines, 16-19 November, 2008.
      16. Breast Reduction. A plenary session during 11th Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu, Philippines, 16-19 November 2008.
      17. Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery lecture and Live surgery demonstration. A workshop and symposium of Sex Reassignment Surgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Siriraj hospital, Thailand, 12-13 February 2009.
      18. Gender Reassignment Surgery. Lecture during Taiwan Plastic Surgical Association Congress, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 20-21 November 2010.
      19. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. 3rd China ISAPS Course, Chinese Congress of Plastic Sur’9,ery, Urumqi, Xinjinag, People Republic of China, 18 August 2011.
      21. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. The 1st Asia-Pacific Congress on Cosmeto Gynecology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul. Na&Lee Women Hospital, Gimpo, Korea, Organized by DoctorSeminar, 11 December 2011.
      22. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. The 1st Queensland Transgender, Sistergirl, Gender Diverse Conference, Australia, 24-25 August 2012.
      23. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. Breast Reduction with Free Nipple skin graft technique. I SAPS Symposium 2014, Jaipura, India, 17-19 January 2014.
      24. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. Breast Reduction with Free Nipple skin graft technique. ISAPS Course Moscow 2014, Moscow, Russia, 16-19 May 2014.
      25. Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. ISAPS 22nd Congress 2014, Rio DeJanero, Brazil, 19-22 September 2014.
      26. An Evolution of Male to Female Gender Reassignment Surgery. OSAPS 14th Congress 2014, Pattaya, Thailand, 27-29 October 2014.
      27. Common complication and unsatisfied outcome of Breast aesthetic surgery. The 4th ASEAN Mentor® CPGTM Surgical Excellence Workshop, Bangkok Hospital, Phuket, Thailand, 13 March 2015.
      28. Breast Aesthetic Surgery. The Fortune Forum of SZ Huayan International Beauty Management 2015, MeiChow, Guadong, Republic People of China, 30 March 2015.

      Honors and Awards

      Outstanding resident in surgery, Department of Surgery, Chulalongkorn University
      Local Chairperson, 6th APC-ICPRS, Phuket, Thailand
      Distinguished member of Committee of Muang, Phuket Police station
      Local Chairperson, Thailand-Singapore-Taiwan Plastic Surgery Meeting, Phuket

      Certification and License

      Medical Licensure, Medical council of Thailand, No.#12287
      Board certificate, Thai Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Memberships and Committee in Professional Societies

      A member of The Thai Medical Council
      A member of Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand
      A member of The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand
      A member of The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons of Thailand
      A member of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery { ISAPS ) Since 2008
      A Thailand National Secretary of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) 2010-2014
      A member of ISAPS Educational council committee, 2014-2016
      Organizing Committee, 13th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, Year 2006, Chiengmai,Thailand
      Organizing Committee, 14th OSAPS Congress of Plastic Surgery, Year 2014, Pattaya,Thailand
      Board of committee of The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, Year 2005-2016
      Vice President, International affair of The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Thailand, Year 2016-2018
      Board of committee of the Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon of Thailand, Year 2007-2016

      Media Attention
      Appearance in several international documentary programs about Gender Reassignment Surgery in Phuket, Thailand, such as:

    • 1999 MDR; Windrose, Germany6
      2000 ABC, Australia
      2000 Korea T\1, Year
      2002 National Geographic Channel; Taboo series, Sexuality
      2004 NBC, USA
      2006 20/20 NZ lV; A Final Cut, New Zealand
      2008 Channel 4 Japan
      2009 Thai PBS Channel, A silent killer
      2012 ABC, Australia, The1 st Queensland Transgender, Sistergirl, Gender Diverse Conference
      2015 Channel 7, Australia, What really happen in Thailand

Top 3 Preferred Procedures

Procedure Price from

1. Breast Reduction / Lift$7,990* – $40/week
2. Breast Lift + Augmentation$7,040* – $35/week
3. Breast Augmentation$3,670* – $25/week

Procedure prices include:

  • Surgery by Plastic & Reconstruction Surgeon Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn
  • Surgery in JCI/DNV Accredited Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute (PPSI) or PPSI at Bangkok China Town Hospital
  • Minimum 1-2 night Hospital stay in private luxury Hospital Room
  • General Anaesthesia administered by a Specialist Anaesthetist
  • Post surgery aftercare
  • Highest quality implant brands (for breast Procedures)
  • VIP Transfers
  • 7 day CosMediTour Support Team in Bangkok and Phuket
  • All CosMediTour Services including exclusive Private Group Forum + MUCH MORE!

*All AUD amounts are based on 1 AUD = 27 THB. This rate fluctuates daily so please check with us for the current exchange rate.

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