Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

The rehabilitation medicine institute with morality and international standard. 

In 1970, Honorary Professor Sek Aksaranugraha launched the rehabilitation medicine service in King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Next year, rehabilitation medicine included in the medical student curriculum. At that time, rehabilitation medicine was a division in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. Service was settled at Phahurat Building before moving to Chareon Somsri Building and Posayajinda Building in December, 1972.

In 1981, the Thai Red Cross Rehabilitation Medicine Center was constructed at Sawangkaniwas, Samutprakarn Province. In 1982, the center was inaugurated for rehabilitation service and provided health care for disabled. The center was affiliated with King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Professor Samak Pukkanasen was the first director. Residency training in rehabilitation medicine was established since 1984. 

On April 8th, 1997, the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, the 21st department of the Faculty of Medicine, was founded. Associate Professor Krasae Sukonthaman was the first head of the department. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine; Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and The Thai Red Cross Rehabilitation Center was affiliated in service, academic work and research.

Vision

To be the rehabilitation medicine institute with morality and international standard. 

Mission

To create graduates and rehabilitation specialist who has quality and moral, produce valued research, service and academic activities and transform the society.


The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is divided into 6 sub-units; 

  1. Physical Therapy Unit.
  2. Orthosis and Prosthesis Unit.
  3. Occupational Therapy Unit.
  4. Psychology Unit.
  5. Speech Therapy Unit.
  6. Advanced Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit.

Services

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine provides 6 sub-units for examinations and treatment (sees topic 4) and 14 specialized clinics.

  1. Orthosis and Prosthesis Clinic.
    Monday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs.
    Nightingale Building, 1st Floor

  2. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Clinic.
    Wednesday and Thursday, 13.00 – 15.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  3. Diabetic Foot Clinic.
    DM foot room, Tuesday, 08.30 – 12.00 hrs.
    Nightingale Building, 1st Floor

    Friday, 13.00-16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  4. Comprehensive Foot Care Clinic.
    DM foot room, Tuesday, 08.30 – 12.00 hrs. and Thursday, 13.00 – 15.30 hrs.
    Nightingale Building, 1st Floor

  5. Combined Ankle and Foot Clinic.
    Tuesday (1st, 3rd), 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 5th Floor

  6. Dysphagia Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Friday (1st, 3rd), 13.00 – 16.00 hrs.
    Sor Thor Building, 9th Floor

  7. Sports Injury Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Tuesday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  8. Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Monday (2nd, 4th), 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  9. Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Wednesday (1st, 3rd), 08.30 – 12.00 hrs.
    Sor Thor Building, 6th Floor

  10. Hand Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Wednesday (2nd, 4th), 08.30 – 12.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  11. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic.
    Monday and Thursday, 13.00 – 15.00 hrs.
    Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 14th Floor

  12. Spastic Clinic.
    Friday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

  13. Healthy Aging Clinic.
    Thursday (2nd, 4th), 13.00 – 15.00 hrs.
    Sor Thor Building, 4th Floor

  14. Acupuncture clinic.
    Wednesday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. 
    Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Operating days/hours and locations

1. Physiotherapy Unit

Inpatient ward, Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building.

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 15.30 hrs.

Physiotherapy Room No. 1 – 4, Sor Tor Building, 9th Floor

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 15.30 hrs.

2. Orthosis and Prosthesis Unit 

Nightingale Building, 1st Floor

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs

prescription orders from 08.00 – 11.30 hrs. (morning round), 13.00 – 15.30 hrs. (afternoon round) with a lunch break at 12.00 – 13.00 hrs.

Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 14th Floor (inpatients)

Monday – Friday

08.00 -16.00 hrs.

Prescription orders from 08.00 – 11.30 hrs. (morning round), 13.00 – 15.30 hrs. (afternoon round) with a lunch break from 12.00 – 13.00 hrs.

3. Occupational Therapy Unit

Services are categorized into:

Outpatient (OPD)

Sor Thor Building, 9th Floor

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Inpatient (IPD)

Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 14th Floor

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Bed side service for inpatient

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Pediatric rehabilitation

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Monday – Friday   

08.00 – 16.00 hrs. 

Healthy Aging Clinic

Sor Thor Building, 4th Floor

Monday – Friday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Service in a specialized clinic with Rehabilitation Medicine doctor and orthopedic surgeons.  

Hand Clinic (Orthopedics)

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Tuesday

08.30 – 15.00 hrs.

Hand Rehabilitation Clinic

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Wednesday

08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Dysphagia Rehabilitation Clinic, VFSS

H.M. Queen Sirikit Building, 4th Floor

Monday

13.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Sor Thor Building, 9th Floor

Friday (1st, 3rd)

13.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Monday (2nd, 4th)

13.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Acupuncture Clinic

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Wednesday from

13.00 – 16.00 hrs.

4. Psychology Unit

Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building (inpatient), 14th Floor

Monday, Thursday and Friday

08.00 – 15.00 hrs.

Nightingale Building (foot diabetic patient), 1st Floor

Tuesday

08.00 – 15.00 hrs.

Sor Thor Building (outpatient), 9th Floor

Wednesday

08.00 – 15.00 hrs.

5. Speech Therapy Unit

Sor Thor Building, 9th Floor

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (1st, 3rd), Thursday and Friday (outpatient)

08.30 – 15.00 hrs.

Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 14th Floor

Tuesday and Friday (inpatient, outpatient and home program)

08.00 – 15.00 hrs. 

Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Wednesday (2nd, 4th)(child outpatient) 

08.00 – 15.00 hrs.

6. Advanced Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit

Advanced Geriatric Rehabilitation Clinic

Sor Thor Building, 6th Floor

OPD for Rehabilitation Medicine Doctor on the first and third Wednesday

08.00 – 12.00 hrs.

Advanced Geriatric Rehabilitation Clinic

Sor Thor Building, 6th Floor 

Patient treatment and rehab
Monday – Friday


08.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Contact

Name

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Tel

02 256 4433

To make an appointment
with the after-hours clinic

02 256 5175, 02 256 5166, 02 256 5193-4



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