Sombat Muengtaweepongsa

Thammasat University, Thailand

0000-0003-3715-4428

Dr.Sombat Muengtaweepongsa received his MSc, MD 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 Post-Cardiac Arrest and Critical Neurologic Conditions in Thailand. Dr Muengtaweepongsa is listed on 1 patent, more than 20 edited books and authored and co-authored over 60 publication of which over 30 published in peer reviewed scientific professional journals. Dr Muengtaweepongsa served on editorial boards of many scientific journals (Journal of Interventional Neuroradiology, Frontiers in Neurology, 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 28 March 2018

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