Rungroj Krittayaphong was born in Bangkok, Thailand, in 1963. He received the Medical degree (second class honor) at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1987. He completed resident training in internal medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, 1991, and was Clinical Fellow in cardiology, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1993. He was appointed as an Associate Professor in medicine in 1997 and as a Professor in medicine in 2003. He was a Research Fellow in cardiology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1993-1995); Research Fellow in cardiac electrophysiology at University Southern California, La, USA, in 1996. He has contributed numerous articles to professional journals. He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and American College of Cardiology and Member of Heart Association of Thailand under the Royal Patronage, Royal College of Physician, and Thai Medical Council. He is Editor-in-Chief of Thai Heart Journal and ASEAN Heart Journal. His achievements include research in radio frequency ablation and medical treatment in patients with idiopathic ventricular arrhythmia; heart rate variability, internal defibrillator in sudden unexpected death syndrome and Brugada syndrome; mental stress in cardiac patients and cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
Biography Updated on 7 June 2011