Sombat Muengtaweepongsa

Thammasat University, Thailand


Sombat Muengtaweepongsa received his M.S. degree, M.D. degree, and Thai Board of Neurology from the Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. And Dr. Muengtaweepongsa completed clinical fellowship training in cerebrovascular and critical care neurology at the Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA. Dr. Muengtaweepongsa pursued academic career at the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, as Associate Professor, Head of the Neurology Division (2008-2011), and Chairman at the Department of Medicine (2011–now). Dr. Muengtaweepongsa established the Stroke Fast Track and Stroke Unit (2008–now) at Thammasat University Hospital where he served in Executive Director, Department Head positions focusing on stroke/CNS, thrombosis, and therapeutic hypothermia. Dr. Muengtaweepongsa is acknowledged for pioneer of stroke network and therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of postcardiac arrest and critical neurologic conditions in Thailand. Dr. Muengtaweepongsa is listed on 1 patent and more than 20 edited books and authored and coauthored over 60 publication of which over 30 were published in peer-reviewed scientific professional journals. Dr. Muengtaweepongsa served on editorial boards of many scientific journals (Journal of Interventional Neuroradiology, Frontiers in Neurology, and World journal of Methodology). In the past 5 years, Dr. Muengtaweepongsa work focused on research area in cerebrovascular and critical care neurology particularly therapeutic hypothermia and stroke.

Biography Updated on 14 August 2018

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