Kongkiat Laorwong, MD, FISHRS
Diplomate of American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)
Fellow International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (FISHRS)


About Us

Dr. Kongkiat Laorwong is a Family Physician who totally committed to hair restoration using the most advanced, state-of-the-art techniques in hair transplant surgery to replace hair and re-establish hair lines. He is a Graduate Fellow in Hair Restoration Surgery certified by ISHRS which successful completed in fellowship training in 2007 and an active member of ISHRS. He has trained extensively with Dr. Damkerng Pathomvanich who is pioneer in open technique of donor harvesting which is the finest method gives lowest hair transection combine with lower edge Trichophytic closure and retention stitch to minimize donor scar. He also use the coronal incision (lateral slit) technique for creating the most natural-looking hair transplant you have ever seen and he does mega-session with cosmetic density (50 FUGs/cm2) to make you look good in one pass. In FUE, Dr. Kongkiat Laorwong attended many workshops with well-known FUE experts e.g, Dr. Cole, Dr. Harris, Dr. Lorenzo. Dr. Kongkiat Laorwong is a Diplomate American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery which has certified since 2010 and now a Fellow ISHRS in 2014.

EDUCATION:
Prince of Songkla University
MD 1993-1999 Songkla, Thailand

BOARD CERTIFICATION
  • Diplomate Thai Board of Family Medicine, 2006
  • Diplomate American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, 2010
MEDICAL LICENSURE
  • Thailand License since 1999 (License No. 23810)

GRADUATE TRAINING
Internship

1999-2000 General Practitioner Surathani Hospital, Surathani, Thailand

Residency
2002-2003 General Surgery Pramongkutklow Army Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Fellowship
2006-2007 Hair Restoration Surgery DHT Clinic under director Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, FACS, Bangkok, Thailand

Professional record/ Seminar/ Publications:
  • 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Las Vegas, September 2007
    • Optimal Aesthetic Result of Eyebrow Transplantation in Asians
    • Recipient Area Folliculitis following follicular Unit Transplantation: A Retrospective Analysis of Associated Factors
  • 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 3-7 September 2008
    • Post-operative Edema in Mega to Super-mega Session: A prospective Study in Preventive Protocol and Risk factors
    • Hair transplantation in Asian Women: A Retrospective Review of Common Indications, Procedural Techniques and Post-operative Outcomes
    • FUE in Chinese Population-Importance Factors to Consider
    • The Open-FUE Technique: A New Combined Approach in Harvesting of Invisible Hair Follicles
    • The Double-Guns Technique for Difficult Follicular Unit Extraction
    • Donor Site Effluvium: Retrospective and Prospective Studies to Define the Incidence, Pattern, and Associated Factors
    • How to Minimize Donor Site Wound Closure Tension and the Effects of Age, Scalp Elasticity, and Donor Strip Excision
  • 14th Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, Florida, April 2008
  • 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 22-26, 2009
  • New Advances in Asian Hair Transplantation, Bangkok Thailand, June 25-27, 2010
  • 1st AAHRS Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok, June 24-26, 2011
    • Speaker: Single oral dose Etoricoxib 120 mg. for post-op pain relief in hair transplantation
    • Moderator in live surgery workshop
  • Eyebrow Transplantation in Asians KONGKIAT LAORWONG, DAMKERNG PATHOMVANICH, KRISTINE BUNAGAN, Dermatologic Surgery, Volume 35, Issue 3 , Pages496 - 504 © 2009 American Society of Dermatologic Surgery read more...
  • Eyebrow transplantation using donor hair from sideburns Kongkiat Laorwong, Damkerng Pathomvanich, Radha Rani Palakurthi, Hair Transplant Forum International; March/April 2009, pages54-55 International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery read more...
  • Post-operative Edema in Mega to Super-mega Session: A prospective Study in Preventive Protocol and Risk factors, Kongkiat Laorwong, MD, Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD, Bertram Ng, MBBS; Hair Transplant Forum International; Volume 19, Number 3, May/June 2009, pages 84-85 International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Eyebrow Transplant Chapter. In D.Pathomvanich, K. Imagawa, Eds: Hair Restoration Surgery in Asians, 215-221, 2010, Springer
  • Guest lecturer in hair transplantation at Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Ear Nose and Throat department, Chulalongkorn Hospital; Mae Pha Lhuang University, Bangkok.
  • Consultant at Bangkok Hospital, Phuket International Hospital
  • A case report on the reactivation of alopecia areata and wide spread non-pigmented hair regrowth after hair transplantation surgery, Kongkiat Laorwong,MD; Hair Transplant Forum International; Volume 21, Number 1, Jan/Feb 2011, pages 10-11 International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Gallery
Before -  After  Strip FUT
Before -  After  doing eyebrow transplant
Before -  After doing mustache transplant
Before -  After  doing hair transplant
Before -  After  doing eyebrow transplant

Teaching:
  • Guest lecturer in hair transplantation at Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Ear Nose and Throat department, Chulalongkorn Hospital; Mae Pha Lhuang University, Bangkok. 2007
  • PRP injection for hair loss treatment, Bye Bye Hair Loss Update Medical Treatment in AGA, Centara Grand, Bangkok, 2014


Membership

Skill and Training and Today’s Hair Restoration Doctor
Surgical hair restoration is a specialty of cosmetic surgery that requires specific training and experience in addition to the general training received by all surgeons. Its body of knowledge has been growing for decades and has been incorporated into formal medical education programs. Its growth into a unique body of knowledge marks the evolution of hair restoration surgery into a unique surgical discipline. Some surgeons who specialize in hair restoration do no other type of cosmetic surgery. In other instances, hair restoration surgery may be performed in an overall practice of dermatologic or plastic surgery. In either case, the surgeon who is qualified to perform surgical hair restoration must have received the requisite training and experience in an approved training program. When choosing a hair restoration surgeon, it is always a good idea to ask specific questions about the surgeon’s training, experience.

Received certificate from Dr. Damkerng Pathomvanich director of fellowship training
Received certificate from Dr. Damkerng Pathomvanich director of fellowship training
Received certificate from Dr. Damkerng Pathomvanich director of fellowship training

Certificate from ISHRS certified Graduate Fellow in Hair Restoration Surgery
Certificate from ISHRS certified Graduate Fellow in Hair Restoration Surgery

Certificate of Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons
Certificate of Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons

Optimal Aesthetic Result of Eyebrow Transplantation in Asians
Poster Presentation “Optimal Aesthetic Result of Eyebrow Transplantation in Asians” at 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Las Vegas, September 2007

Post-operative Edema in Mega to Super-mega Session: A prospective Study in Preventive Protocol and Risk factors
Poster Presentation “Post-operative Edema in Mega to Super-mega Session: A prospective Study in Preventive Protocol and Risk factors” at 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2008

Lectured in hair transplantationLectured in hair transplantation
Lectured in hair transplantation at Bangkok Hospital


Attended 14th Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, Florida, April 2008 hosted by Dr. Matt L. Leavitt


Attended 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, ISHRS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 22-26, 2009






Attended New Advances in Asian Hair Transplantation, June 25-27, 2010 Bangkok, Thailand





1st AAHRS Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok, June 24-26, 2011
  • Speaker: Single oral dose Etoricoxib 120 mg. for post-op pain relief in hair transplantation
  • Moderator in live surgery workshop


19th ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting, September 14-18, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • speaker: Longitudinal or Horizontal slivering instead of ordinary method


2nd AAHRS Seoul Korea May 11-13


Breakfast with Expert Dr. Lorenzo FUE with implanter


Visit Korean Clinic


2nd Mediterranean FUE Workshop


Attended ISHRS 21st Annual Scientific Meeting October 23-26, 2013 San Francisco




The 22nd ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting, Oct 8-13, 2014, KL, Malaysia
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