Dr Sanguan


Dr Sanguan is in a league of his own and renown worldwide 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 specialized in breast surgeries, especially breast augmentation, lift, reduction and revision, as well as male-to-female sex reassignment surgery. This has gained him a following from all over the globe.

Dr Sanguan was the 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 younger surgeons and is happy to pass on his knowledge and experience.

Dr Sanguan has been a member of Rotary for many years and in 2014 he was District Governor. He lives in Phuket with his family and often hosts exchange students in his home. Dr Sanguan travels a lot and consequently his clients are encouraged to book their surgery months in advance to ensure availability.

His special interests include:

  • Surgeries for Transsexuals : Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery
  • Breast Aesthetic surgery

Full Name

Dr Sanguan Kunaporn

Languages Spoken

Thai, English

Special Expertise

Surgeon Profile (PDF)

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  • Chulalongkorn University Medical School, Bangkok, 1978-1982 – B.S.
  • Chulalongkorn University Medical School, Bangkok, 1982-1984 – M.D.
  • Qualification Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1984
  • Internship: Rayong Hospital, Rayong, 1984-1985
  • General practitioner: Koh Samui Community Hospital, Koh Samui, Suratthani, 1985-1988
  • Residency training: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chulalongkorn Hospital, 1988-1991
  • Full Time Plastic Surgeon, Vachira General Hospital, Phuket, Thailand, 1991-1999
  • Plastic Surgeon, Phuket Plastic Surgery 1992-present
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Hospital 1992-present
  • Founding Plastic Surgeon, Phuket International Aesthetic Center 2006-present
  • Fellowship: Tampa Craniofacial Center, Tampa, Florida, USA, 1991
  • Free tissue transfers; A way to do it., Chula Surgical Proceeding, ISSN 0857-314X, page 93-96
  • Alar nasi reconstruction by free vascularized chrondrocutaneous composite ear flap, 2nd Triangular TST meeting in Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, 1994
  • Free vascularized osteocutaneous fibula flap; unusual technique in anastomosis with vein graft, 2nd Triangular TST meeting in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1994
  • Transsexual, Law and Medicine in Thailand, Journal of Asian Sexology, Volume 2, June 2001
  • Outstanding Resident in Surgery, 1991, Department of Surgery, Chulalongkorn University Thailand.
  • Local Chairperson, 6APC-ICPRS, Phuket, Thailand, 1996
  • Medical Licensure: Medical council of Thailand, 1984, #12287
  • Thai Certified Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1991.
  • Transsexual Surgery, Gender Reassignment Surgery, Breast Surgery.
  • Thai Medical Council
  • The Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Thailand
  • The Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Thailand
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

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