Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital,
“At Siriraj, we strive to become the medical institute of the Kingdom with International excellence in education, patient care and research”
Established in 1888 by H.M. King Chulalongkorn, the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital at Mahidol University is the first medical school in Thailand. Enriched with "SIRIRAJ" culture and traditions for more than a century, the Faculty has produced medical graduates and allied health personnel with distinctive character, vision and ability to serve the health care system around the country. Our Siriraj Hospital, the largest teaching medical center in Thailand, provides exemplary medical services with not only state-of-the-art technology, but also interdisciplinary, comprehensive and compassionate care. Our university has been consistently ranked at the top in the nation for research with increasing amounts of funding and publications each year. The Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital strives to advance medical education, patient care and research by pursuing the H.R.H. Prince Mahidol of Songkla's philosophy,
“True success is not in learning but in its applications to the benefit of mankind”
Amidst a tertiary medical center with distinguished faculty in exceptional academic environment, the missions of the Faculty are to: foster our medical students and graduates to become tomorrow's doctors with outstanding competency, creativity, professionalism and social responsibility; provide the best and appropriate treatment for our patients; promote and share research and scientific discoveries that increase our wisdom and have impact on human health and; formulate a strategic plan that accelerates Siriraj to diversely contribute to the local community, the nation and the world.
As a leading medical institute accredited with international standards in Thailand, the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital has attracted many foreign universities to share global perspectives on education, health care and research. Over the past few years, the number of visitors participating in our various academic programs has been steadily increasing. We are committed to continually embrace international partnership and collaboration.
On behalf of the Faculty, we do hope that you will take advantage to learn more about us from this website. We obligingly welcome all patients and visitors here with sincerity and "Siriraj" hospitality
Prasit Watanapa, MD
Dean and Professor of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
2 Wanglang Road Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2419 9465
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
Our Roots are Rich in History and Backed by Royal Vision
Thailand’s very first university, Chulalongkorn University, was founded by HM King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). His heir, HM King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), followed in grand fashion by establishing the Thai Red Cross Society and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.
A short time after, the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, was founded on royal principles of HM King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII) to develop outstanding and selfless individuals to benefit all mankind. Together, this triad of excellence is known all over the world as the country’s most robust and progressive medical network.
With over 100 years of experience and international collaborations, our strong medical heritage anchors our efforts to propel our program into uncharted frontiers medicine. To this day, the Faculty, Hospital and Red Cross Society remain the pillars of the community, constantly leading the way in medical training and healthcare excellence.
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
1873 Anantamahidol Building, Rama 4, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66 (0) 2256 4183 / +66 (0) 2256 4462
Fax: +66 (0) 2252 5959
Scientific Conference Center
Tel: +66 (0) 2256 4193
Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital,
Following the Second National Economic and Social Development Plan (1964-1966), the Thai Government aimed to increase the number of doctors and nurses in order to meet the needs of the country. In August 1964, the Cabinet approved the plan of setting up a new medical school which would be located around the Phyathai area, Bangkok, Thailand. HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej graciously conferred the name on the new school of medicine “Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital” and laid the foundation stone for the building on December 30th, 1965. Four years later, the King came to open services of the new faculty of medicine on May 3rd, 1969. Apart from the Government’s fund, the Faculty was financially and academically supported by the Rockefeller Foundation from the United States of America. Since then the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital has been fully equipped and has provided medical education and research facilities to the public. Moreover, it serves patients in Bangkok and from all over Thailand.
In 2011, the plan for second campus was initiated in the area of Bang Phli district in Samut Prakan province to commemorate HM King Bhumibol 84th birthday. The campus, conferred the name Chakri Naruebordindra Medical Institute by HM King Bhumibol, will be a comprehensive academic medical center and will play a major role in creating transformative leader in healthcare. The 400-bed-hospital is now complete and HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirinthorn graciously opened the new campus on December 25th, 2017.
The main campus of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital has three principal buildings to serve 7,000 out-patients per day. The first building, Main Building, mainly provides more than 1,000 beds for the tertiary care of complicated and severely ill patients in various specializing departments and units. The second building, the Queen Sirikit Medical Center, serves as a center for advance patient care, namely, Stem Cell Transplantation Center, Organ Transplantation Center and the Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Center (AIMC). It also houses modern operating rooms and intensive care units. The third building named Somdech Phra Debaratana Medical Center serves as the most excellent service complex for thousands of out-patients. The building has well-equipped facilities to perform high standards of healthcare in the Southeast Asian region. It provides 350 beds, 16 operating rooms and 14 Intensive Care Units, and also comprehensive service centers such as Minimal Invasive Endoscopic Surgery Center, Elderly Care Unit, Child Development Center and Complicated Diseases Service by specialized doctors.
270 Rama VI Road, Thung Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
Coordinates: 13.7687, 100.5282
Tel: +66 (0) 2201 1000
Fax: +66 (0) 2354 7233
Chulabhorn Royal Academy
Following Chulabhorn Hospital, a new Chulabhorn Royal Academy was additionally established in 2016. Her Royal Highness intended to have this establishment to commemorate the 90th Birthday Anniversary of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej. According to the act of Chulabhorn Royal Academy in 2016, Chulabhorn Royal Academy includes HRH Princess Chulabhorn College of Medical Science and Chulabhorn Graduate Institute with Professor Dr. HRH Princess Chulabhorn as the President of Chulabhorn Royal Academy. Chulabhorn Royal Academy is an educational institute that aims to produce scholars and professionals in medicine, nursing, public health, environmental toxicology, science and technology. Moreover, one important mission is to discover new knowledge through scientific and medical research and to apply them to improve Thailand’s health care for the benefits of Thai people. It is Professor Dr. HRH Princess Chulabhorn’s determination to carry out the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s wishes that all individuals in Thailand will have an improved health and better quality of life.
HRH Princess Chulabhorn College of Medical Science, Chulabhorn Royal Academy
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Rd., Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2 576 6000
Fax: +66 (0) 2 576 6111