The following health care providers have been recommended by individual expats based on their experience and the information presented includes their remarks.

The Pattaya City Expats Club is providing this information for those that may be interested and makes no assertions as to the quality of care provided and does not endorse any of the health care providers listed here.

PCEC Members receive discounts on some services at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya and Phyathai Hospital Sriracha  - Click the button below for more information



General Medicine

Dr. Apichai Jirapradittha, MD 

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya - Internal Medicine Center

Tel. 1719

Remarks: Good English. Expat recommending Dr. Apachia says he has always received a correct diagnosis and treatment, including one hospital stay for dengue fever.

Dr. Olivier Meyer, MD  

Olivier Medical Clinic

315/336 Moo 12, Thepprasit Rd Soi 12

Tel. 038-303-331, Email:

Remarks: Several Expats recommend Dr. Olivier, a Swiss doctor licensed to practice in Thailand -speaks English, German, French, and Thai

Dr.Mongkol, MD

Mongkol Clinic

Thappraya Road opposite Pan Pan Restaurant.

723-600, 038-723-590

Remarks: Good English. Convenient for those in Jomtien area.


Nigel Kelsey

Soi Bongkot off So. Pattaya Rd


Remarks: Therapy, Acupressure. Treats for just about any muscular-skeletal problem. MUST have appointment. He is very busy. (tricky to find - after turning onto Soi Bongkot from South Pattaya Road, go to the 2nd little soi and turn right. He is on the right about 100 feet off Soi Bongkot.)


Dr. Piya Pongbhaesaj, MD

Bangkok Pattaya Hospital - Heart Center

Tel. 1719

Remarks: Several members highly recommend Dr Piya as being a knowledgeable cardiologist.  Click here for a summary of his presentation to the Club in May 2023.

Dr. Prinya Chomsang, MD

Bangkok Pattaya Hospital - Heart Center

Tel. 1719

Remarks: Member had angiogram and angioplasty (with stent) performed. Received excellent treatment and recovery verified by US doctors during follow up treatment.


Dr. Tapasit Prapawiwat, DDS

Adenza Dental

159/187 Moo 5 Naklua

Tel : 033-072-684, 091-752-9530

Email :


Remarks: Received his Degrees in USA from Georgetown University School of Dentistry.     postgraduate study at University of Maryland. Lived and practiced in USA - speaks excellent English. For 13 years was on staff at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya - opened with others his own clinic and many Expats followed him from BHP to his new clinic. He now operates his own clinic.

Dr. Paul, DDS

170/12-14 Moo 5, Naklua Road


Remarks: Recommended by several expats. Excellent English


Dr. Warin Leekpai, DDS

Pattaya Dental Care

418/13-14 Central Pattaya Road  8:30am to 6pm.


Remarks: Good English. Located opposite the electricity office. Open Monday – Saturday. Need appointment.

Dr. Preecha Paijitrochana, DDS

Smile Time Dental Clinic



Remarks: The Expat recommending commented ‘Everyone I send to him is delighted and never goes to another dentist.’ Great English. In Jomtien, but friends go out from other parts of Pattaya to see him. Close to the golden ‘monkey’ statue.

Ear, Nose, & Throat 

Dr. Apachai, MD

Dr. Apachai Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic

Days Available Wed, Fri, Sun from 6pm to 8pm

One of our members highly recommended an ear doctor he used.  It is his understanding that the doctor works for one of the main hospitals in Pattaya during the day. 


Dr. Anna Jaruwarn, MD

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya - Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Cente

Tel. 1719 

Days Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Limited hours

Remarks:  Speaks excellent English. She has received additional education at Stanford University, USA. Very popular and highly recommended by several Expat members.


Dr. Sureeporn Britangrattanakul, MD

Pattaya International Hospital      



Remarks: Highly recommended


Dr. Srisuraj Sawang, MD

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya -   Eye Cente

Tel. 1719 

Click here for information on days available, education, and experience.

Remarks:  He did an excellent job performing cataract surgery on both eyes. Highly recommended.


Dr. Prida Phutthasirayakorn, MD

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya -   Orthopedics Cente

Tel. 1719 

Days Available:  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun - 8am to 5pm except Wed, which is from 1pm to 5pm.

Remarks:  He did an excellent job performing hip surgery which included insertion of a rod and nail to fuse the bones together.

Physical Therapy

Gay Burnett

Surecell Medical Clinic

389/480 Pratumnuk Soi 6 - 3rd Floor

Tel. 097-009-9773 (will not answer calls if with a patient - send SMS text)

Gen. Tel. 090-980-3391

Email: Telephone

Remarks: Highly recommended


Khun Worapon (Bun)

Sai Sam Physical Therapy Clinic

223/31 m.9 Pattaya 3rd Road (between Pattaya Central and Pattaya North Roads) 

Telephone: 086-610-5174


Remarks: My friends and I have had good success with this Thai Physiotherapist. He used to work at Bangkok Pattaya Hospital, Physiotherapy Clinic. Gentle, cari


Dr. Rudy van der Lubben, DPM

The Walker Podologie Co.,Ltd.

Sirisa Village 9 Pattaya Sukhumwit 147/1 Moo 11

Tel: 087-133-1280


Remarks: Recommended by several Members. A PattayaOne article states: There is only one Podiatrist in Pattaya, and this is Rudy van der Lubben. After receiving his college education in Podiatry in Holland, Rudy opened the first and only Podiatry Clinic in Bangkok 20 years ago before moving to Pattaya. His practice is accepted in both the Netherlands and by the Ministry of Health in Thailand.


Dr. Pornchai Chayaboon, MD

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya  - Tel. 1719

 Remarks: Good English. Highly recommended by several Expat members, including one that received ultrasound biopsies and a TURP surgery from Dr. Pornchai.



Bumrungrad Hospital

33 Sukhumvit 3 (Soi Nana Nua), Wattana, Bangkok

Tel.  02-066-8888 or 1378

Remarks: Probably the most used hospital in Thailand by medical tourists and Expats living in Bangkok as well as other areas of Thailand.

Bangkok Nursing Hospital

9/1, Convent Road, Silom Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Tel. 02-022-0700


Remarks: Member recommending BNH was treated in their Spine Center and highly recommends them.

Bangkok Medical Center

2 Soi Soonvijai 7, New Petchaburi Road, Huaykwang, Bangkok, 10310, Thailand

Tel: 02-310-3000 or if in Bangkok 1719


This Center consists of a campus with 4 hospitals:

Bangkok Hospital, Bangkok Heart Hospital, Bangkok International Hospital, Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital

Remarks: Members recommending have been treated at Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital, which has the latest cancer diagnostic equipment including PET scan (used to determine the spread of cancer in the body). Two PCEC members have undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer and highly recommend Dr. Prasert  Lertsanguansinchai, Radiation Oncologist.

Rutnin Eye Hospital

80/1 Sukhumvit 21 Road (Soi Asoke)

Telephone +66 02-056-


Remarks:  The Hospital is extremely modern, with the latest technology equipment. All staff are competent in what they are doing and even the nurses speak fine English. There are more than 30 certified experts on every sub-specialty of the eye.  Highly recommended.                                                                                                                             

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