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The Sports & Orthopedic Center

The Sports and Orthopedic Center at Bangkok’s Samitivej Hospital was established to meet the needs of those who suffer from acute and/or chronic damage to their bones and joints, whether as a result of sports injury or other causes. This department of Samitivej Hospital brings together a highly accomplished team of 38 orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and sports injury and physical rehabilitation experts. In addition, the center features the latest orthopedic and physical rehabilitation equipment, ensuring all patients receive the best possible care.

Our patients are:

      Professional athletes who suffer bone contusions / joint pain and stiffness / ACL damage / meniscal tears / bursitis / tendonitis / strains, etc.

      Sports enthusiasts (weekend warriors) who suffer from shin splints / plantar fasciitis / muscle strain / tennis elbow / golfer’s elbow, etc.

      Children / working-age adults / elderly adults who suffer from loss of bone and joint function

The Sports and Orthopedic Center at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital has been accredited for the Clinical Care Program Certificate (CCPC) for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, by Joint Commission International* (JCI). Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the world to receive this prestigious certification.

JCI recognizes Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital as a center that demonstrates excellence in the integration and coordination of care and treatment. The organization acknowledges that the Sports and Orthopedic Center:

      Provides international-standard care

      Employs licensed practitioners both in Thailand and abroad

      Ensures diagnostic equipment is both up to date and appropriately maintained

      Continually implements quality and safety improvement initiatives

      Focuses on the improvement of doctor-patient database management systems and procedures as a way to improve communication between patients and practitioners as well as streamline service delivery 

*JCI, based in the USA, is one of the world’s largest hospital accreditation organizations responsible for accrediting hospitals that meet an international standard of quality healthcare delivery.

At Bangkok’s Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital Sports and Orthopedic Center our team of dedicated healthcare professionals strives to address the complex needs of each patient on an individual basis. We then work collaboratively to ensure that each patient is able to reach his or her optimum performance level.


*JCI, based in the USA, is one of the world’s largest hospital accreditation organizations responsible for accrediting hospitals that meet an international standard of quality health care delivery.


Therefore, independent of age, type of injury or condition, a patient can feel confident that when they visit the Sports and Orthopedic Center, a team of health care professionals will determine how best to address the complex needs of each patient and collaboratively take innovative steps to address them.  





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Sports Medicine Services

  • Increase performance
    • Fitness testing/assessment such as VO2Max testing on Tests on the bicycle and treadmill, Balance System, Isokinetic, etc. (Sports Pre-Test Performance, FIFA Pre Competition Medical Assessment)
    • Neuromuscular testing and trainingwith Balance System
    • Agility training with Balance System
    • Aerobic exercises– cardio training/endurance practicing with VO2max
    • Anaerobic exercises – anaerobic threshold with Isokinetic& Balance system such as functional training, eccentric training for increasing muscle strength
  • Sport Injury Treatment & Care
    • Condition treated: inflammation of tendon, tears in muscle or tendon, twisted joints, sprained joints , joint dislocation, tendinitis and fragment or broken bones
    • Treatment varied from prescribed drugs, injection and physiotherapy to surgery
  • Sport Recovery
    • Physical therapy after the treatment
    • Isokinetic equipment that challenges a patients to move their previously injured body segments with increasing resistance allowing for strengthening and growth of targeted muscle groups over time
    • Balance System that evaluates the stability of muscle control (on balanced and unbalanced surface) and determines the distribution of body weight placed by patients after surgery
  • Conditioning Exercise Service
    • Customized exercises designed to meet the conditions of your health, especially if you have underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and hypercholesterolemia as well as the elderly who need closer care. Under the care of a Health & Exercise Specialist and Sports PT.

Orthopedic Services

  • General Orthopedic Clinic
    • Provide treatment and surgery of broken bones caused by accidents from sports or work
    • Surgery to correct joint stiffness after severe broken ankle
    • Treatment and prevention of osteoporosis and surgery to correct broken bones caused by osteoporosis
  • Spine Clinic
    • Treatment and surgery of spine and neck bones
    • Surgery to correct scoliosis and spinal stenosis
    • Treatment of intervertebral disc by NSAID injection into spinal canal
    • Surgery to correct degenerative disc disease and C-spondylosis using endoscopic spinal surgery and minimally invasive surgery with navigator system for surgery planning. These technologies help increase accuracy of the surgery while reducing impact on the spinal nerve
    • Treatment of broken spine using percutaneous vertebroplasty technique
    • Treatment of broken spine and osteectopy from accident
    • Surgery to treat spinal infection and tuberculosis of spine
    • Surgery to correct scoliosis in children
  • Joint and Arthoplasty Clinic
    • Knee arthoplasty for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, hip dysplasia and avascular necrosis
    • Surgery to correct erosion of prosthesis
    • Joint replacement for accident patients
    • Surgery to correct bone angles
  • Hand and Microsurgery
    • Provides treatment and surgery for patients suffering problems with their fingers, hands, arms and nerve roots
    • Replantation surgery and redo operation of fingers, arms, hands, tendons and nerve roots and microscope surgery to correct brachial plexus injury
    • Surgery to correct hands disability and tendon transfer
    • Endoscopic Carpal tunnel release (ECTR) to cure trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Elbow arthroscopy
    • Wrist arthroscopy
    • Carpal bone fracture surgery
    • Treatment and surgery to connect hand tendons
  • PediatricOrthopedics Clinic
    Cures bone problems in children, such as in-born bones and joint disability, e.g. X-legs and O-legs, deformed feet, hip dislocation, scoliosis and walking disorder, and disability caused by broken bones
  • Bone Tumor Clinic
    Provides treatment and surgery for tumor and cancer in arms and legs
  • Foot and Ankle Clinic
    Provides treatment and surgery for patients suffering problems with their foot, ankle, heel and toes such as broken bones and injury, arthritis of the foot and ankle, Achilles tendon rupture, Achilles tendonitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Hammer toe and claw toe
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Sports and Orthopedic Center Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, 1st Floor, Building 1 [Classic Wing]
133 Sukhumvit 49, Vadhana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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133 Sukhumvit 49, Vadhana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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