Pol Chewcharat, MD

Lecturer and Teaching Staf

Pol Chewcharat, MD

Chulalongkorn University (CU) Bangkok, Thailand
Doctor of Medicine (1st class Honors); GPAX 3.88 May 2009 – May 2014

  • Volunteered as a primary care physician at a check-up clinical program to help include 1,000+ rural Thai people in Thailand’s public health system; helped emphasize screening and immunization in Thailand’s diverse population
  • Led a team of 20 to conduct a preventive campaign against rabies and dengue fever in rural Thailand
  •  Volunteered to disseminate correct knowledge regarding blood transfusions at Thai Red Cross Society; assisted in the screening and after-donation care of blood donors
  • Led “ajariyabucha rituals” to show gratefulness to cadavers and donors’ families at Chulalongkorn Medical School; organized rituals and acted as liaison for Thai Royal Family, who presided over the rituals
  • Elected as vice president of 2010 class at CU; led volunteer and academic tutoring activities for 250 students
    Professional Experience
    King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Bangkok, Thailand Attending Physician and Teaching Staff August 2020-Present
    Clinical Activities, Skills & Accomplishments
  • Overseeing QA and QC of stem cell product in Thai Red Cross Society
  • Provided clinical care to patients at Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital; practiced general internal medicine, and hemato-oncology in 2500-bed tertiary care university hospital
  • Led a research on a study of allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in 100 hospitalized patients
  • Led a research on PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) in rejuvenating medicine
  • Lectured 250 medical students and internal medicine residents
    Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand Clinical Residency and Fellowship training in Internal Medicine and Hematology May 2016 – 2020
    Clinical Activities, Skills & Accomplishments
  • Selected as Chief Resident; supervised 40 residents and 20 fellows in daily primary and urgent care responsibilities for inpatient and outpatient populations; created “Hematology Running Project” to promote healthy lifestyle for medical doctors and the general population
  • Selected as a part-time primary care foreign-patient liaison physician for Thonburi Hospital; interacted with foreign inpatient and outpatients on their medical diagnostic and treatment requirements, and liaised with UAE embassy to accommodate foreign patients with insurance documentation and medical certificate issues (2017- 2020)
  • Selected as a primary care physician to oversee the clinical needs of “VIP patients” in Chulalongkorn hospital; oversaw medical diagnoses, evaluation, examinations, treatments, and management of ongoing medical requirements for selected individuals, and trained for emergency transportation and critical care requirement situations
  • Completed BLS and CPR training program through the American Heart Association
  • Selected for the Guideline Approval Subcommittee on Thalassemia treatment guidelines, Thailand
  • Developed policies and wrote national guidelines for rational blood use for the Thai Red Cross Society
  • Volunteered as a primary care physician at the Thai Red Cross Society in 2018; provided accurate medical information regarding blood donation to potential donors
  • Selected for admission to Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health as a candidate for the 9-month MPH program
  • Participated in Harvard Medical School certified online program “The Telephone & Telemedicine in Clinical Medicine: An Instrument of Opportunity & Risk”
    Research Activities
  • Conducted retrospective study on sleep quality of 96 hospitalized patients; assessed, after conducting a thorough literature search, contributing factors and prevalence of associated disorders, using SPSS version 4.0, and won award for methodology in a 2016 Thai Internal Medicine Journal competition
  • Led a research on a study of post-transplant cyclophosphamide as GVHD prophylaxis in matched-related allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in 20 hospitalized patients
  • Managed retrospective research study that analyzed favorable factors in 119 successful donors of allogenic stem cell transplantations, using SPSS version 4.0
  • Presented poster and journal presentation at 2017 Thai Society of Hematology “Favorable factors in successful donors of allogenic stem cell transplantation” and won an award for 3rd best oral presentation in 2017
  • Selected as a subcommittee member to hold a conference on mode of dialysis in acute renal failure patient: cost effectiveness and application, national health security office, Thailand 2016
    Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand Teaching Assistant (Anatomy Department) May 2015 – May 2016
  • Provided clinical care to patients at Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital; practiced general internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics in 2500-bed tertiary care university hospital
  • Taught anatomy lectures to medical students on muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, and reproductive system

Samut Prakarn General Hospital Samut Prakan, Thailand Intern May 2014 – to April 2015

  • Provided clinical care to patients in Samutprakarn province; practiced general internal medicine, which included diagnosing, admitting, treating, and discharging patients in a rural 500-bed hospital
  • Appointed Chief Intern and led daily management of 25 interns overseeing clinical requirements of 4,500 inpatients
  • Selected as a part-time physician to help provide primary medical care to foreign patients at Samitivej International Clinic at Don Muang Airport, Thailand 2016