Thai Pediatrics


History of the Society

Pediatric Society of Thailand was founded in 1961.The Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand was founded in 1989 which was diverted from the Pediatric Society of Thailand. Two organizations have been working collaboratively for training pediatricians and promote health of Thai children.

Mission and Vision

Mission: To be a core institution promoting physical, mental, social and spiritual health of Thai children

  1. To qualify residency training in general and subspecialty in pediatrics
  2. To continuously promote potential knowledge of pediatricians and health care personnel
  3. To develop a standard of Thai children’s health care
  4. To be an information center of child health
  5. To cooperate with organizations regarding health and welfare of Thai children at local and international level
  6. To protect and promote integrity and cooperation among Thai pediatricians

Major Milestones

To improve professional standard of Thai pediatricians to international qualification

Major activities

  • Training general and 13 subspecialty in pediatrics
  • Annual scientific meeting for pediatricians
  • Scientific meeting for pediatricians in the rural area 3-4 times/year
  • Annual intensive review for residents


President:Prof. Somsak Lolekha
Vice President I:Assoc. Prof. Chalerat Direkwattanachai
Vice President II:Maj.Gen.Assoc. Prof. Rudiwilai Samakoses
Secretary General:Prof.Clin.Srisupalak Singalavanija
Treasurer:Dr. Vandee Ningsanond
Committee Member:Prof. Pipop Jirapinyo
Assoc. Prof. Ladda Mo-Suwan
Prof. Yong Poovorawan
Prof. Clin. Vinadda Piyasil
Assoc.Prof.Pimol Wongsiridej
Assist.Prof. Somchai Suntornlohanakul
Col.Assist.Prof. Dusit Staworn
Assoc.Prof.Vitharon Boon-Yasidhl
Prof.Aroonwan Preutthipan
Col.Assoc.Prof.Veerachai Watanaveeradej

Contact Us

The Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand & Pediatric Society of Thailand

9th Floor Royal Golden Jubilee Building, 2 Soonvijai, New Petchburi Road, Bangkok 10320 Thailand
Tel / Fax: (662) 716-6200-2