Dr. Thakoon Poonthananiwatkul

We welcome Dr. Thakoon to CosMediTour as our highly skilled and experienced Weight Loss Surgeon.

Dr. Thakoon is an experienced Gastroenterology Specialist Surgeon who works alongside our team of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons to offer Gastric Sleeve Surgery at Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute, Thailand.

With specialised expertise in Bariatric Surgery, he has successfully transformed the lives of more than 480 patients with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. Dr. Thakoon is a member of the International Excellence Federation for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at Vachira Phuket Hospital.

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    • Dr. Thakoon’s Resume

      Education and Training:
      2008 Faculty of Medicine
      Prince of Songklanagarind Hospital Thailand. Graduated as a Medical Doctor
      2013 Faculty of Medicine
      Prince of Songklanagarind Hospital Thailand. Diplomate of Laparoscopic Surgery
      2015 University of Strasbourg France
      Diploma of Laparoscopic Surgery
      2016 China Medical University Hospital
      International Fellowship of Body Science and Metabolic Disorder International (BMI) Medical Center
      2017 Vachira Phuket Hospital
      Chief of Bariatric and Metabolic Center (Accredited by International Excellence Federation for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery)

Preferred Procedures

Procedure Price from

Gastric Sleeve$14,238* – $60/week

Procedure prices include:

  • Surgery by Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Thakoon
  • Surgery in JCI/DNV Accredited Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute (PPSI) or PPSI at Bangkok China Town Hosptial
  • Minimum 2 night stay in Hospital in a private luxury Hosptial Room
  • General Anaesthesia administered by a Specialist Anaesthetist
  • Post surgery aftercare
  • VIP Transfers
  • 7 day CosMediTour Support Team in Phuket
  • All CosMediTour Services including exclusive Private Group Forum + MUCH MORE!

*All AUD amounts are based on 1 AUD = 21 THB. This rate fluctuates daily so please check with us for the current exchange rate.


Due to popularity, Dr. Thakoon has limited surgery dates available. ENQUIRE NOW for more info or get a FREE ASSESSMENT to start your surgery journey.

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