Assoc. Prof. Benjapa Khiewvan, M.D., CCD, FANMB

Division : Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology

Specialty groups : Nuclear Medicine

Languages : Thai, English

Field of interests : 1. Theranostics in nuclear medicine
2. Hybrid Molecular imaging (PET/CT, PET/MRI, SPECT/CT) in oncology, neurology and cardiology
3. Thyroid disease
4. Bone mineral density, DXA measurement

Education
Year
2016
Asian board of Nuclear Medicine
2006
The Thai Board of Nuclear Medicine, The Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
2004
Diploma in Clinical Science (Radiology), The Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
2002
M.D. (Honor), The Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Certifications
Year
2019
Certificate for Abridge Business Certificate, College of Management, Mahidol University
2019
Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD), ISCD
2014
PET/CT in neurology and oncology, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2013
PET oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tx, USA
Awards and honors
Year
2019
Best Alumni Award 2019, Sa-Nguan Ying School, Suphanburi, Thailand
2017
Bronze award of 4th Rising Nuclear Medicine Professional Challenge, Shanghai, China
2014
Research of the month, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
2012
Routine to Research (R2R) award, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
2011
ARCCNM award, IPET II, Vienna, Austria
2010
A 2010 Endeavour Executive Award, the Australia Government’s internationally competitive, merit based scholarship program to undertake study and professional development in PET/CT
2008
Star Project Award (Innovation and utility management by the project to reduce costs of radioisotope), Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
2008
The Best Implementation of the Year award (for SLN project) in Routine to Research annual meeting), Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Professional memberships
Year
Present
The Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
Present
The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)
Present
The Nuclear Medicine Society of Thailand
Present
The Society of Cardiac Imaging of Thailand
Present
The Siriraj Medical Alumni Association
Present
The Medical Council of Thailand
Recent publications
  1. Pacharn P, Khiewvan B, Kaewumporn U. Relationship Between Vesicoureteral Reflux and Renal Scarring in Children with Urinary Tract Infection. Siriraj Medical Journal 72.
  2. Huang WS, Hu SC, Liao MH, Yang BH, Ting CH, Yao SF, Khiewvan B, Saengsuda Y, Cheng CY. Current Status and Trends of Nuclear Medicine in Thailand. Annals of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2020; 33: 1-9
  3. Khiewvan B. Bone mineral density for diagnosis of osteoporosis. Update in Medicine 2018, volume 2. Bangkok: PA. Living company, Inc; 2018. 115-126.
  4. Songsaeng D, Sricharoen T, Khiewvan B, Pusuwan P, Chuthapisith S, Sriussadaporn S, et al. FourDimensional Computed Tomography Pattern Enhancement of Parathyroid Lesions in Preoperative Localization of Hyperparathyroidism. J Med Assoc Thai. 2017; 102(5): 576-81.
  5. Salavati A, Duan F, Snyder BS, Wei B, Houshmand S, Khiewvan B, et al. Optimal FDG PET/CT volumetric parameters for risk stratification in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: results from the ACRIN 6668/RTOG 0235 trial. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2017 Nov; 44(12):1969-83.
  6. Khiewvan B, Torigian DA, Emamzadehfard S, Paydary K, Salavati A, Houshmand S, et al. An update on the role of PET/CT and PET/MRI in ovarian cancer. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2017 Jun;44(6):1079-91.
  7. Claimon A, Pusuwan P, Khiewvan B. Factors influencing the success of the first radioiodine therapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma. J Med Assoc Thai. 2017; 100(2): 207-18.
  8. Khiewvan B, Torigian DA, Emamzadehfard S, Paydary K, Salavati A, Houshmand S, et al. Update of the role of PET/CT and PET/MRI in the management of patients with cervical cancer. Hell J Nucl Med. 2016 Sep-Dec;19(3):254-268.
  9. Khiewvan B, Ziai P, Houshmand S, Salavati A, Ziai P, Alavi A. The role of PET/CT as a prognosticator and outcome predictor in lung cancer. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2016 Mar;10(3):317-30.
  10. Khiewvan B. The role of PET/CT in lymphoma management. Modern Medicine 2015. Health Equity through innovation and collaboration. Bangkok: PA. Living company, Inc; 2015. 9-16.
  11. Salavati A, Borofsky S, Boon-Keng TK, Houshmand S, Khiewvan B, Saboury B, et al. Application of partial volume effect correction and 4D PET in the quantification of FDG avid lung lesions. Mol Imaging Biol. 2015; 17(1): 140-8.
  12. Houshmand S, Salavati S, Basu S, Khiewvan B, Alavi A. The role of dual and multiple time point imaging of FDG uptake in both normal and disease states. Clinical and Translational Imaging. 2014; 2(4), 281-293.
  13. Khiewvan B, Macapinlac HA, Lev D, McCutcheon IE, Slopis JM, Al Sannaa G, et al. The value of (18)F- FDG PET/CT in the management of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014; 41(9): 1756-66.
  14. Takeuchi S, Khiewvan B, Fox PS, Swisher SG, Rohren EM, Bassett RL Jr, Macapinlac HA. Impact of initial PET/CT staging in terms of clinical stage, management plan, and prognosis in 592 patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 May; 41(5):906-14.
  15. Khiewvan B, Nopmaneejumruslers C, Pusuwan P, Tuchinda P, Tojinda N, Ubolnuch K. Cost-effectiveness analysis of 18F-FDG PET/CT in detecting suspected recurrence or metastasis in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients with negative diagnostic total body scan in Thailand: a decision analysis. J Med Assoc Thai. 2013 Oct; 96(10): 1350-64.
  16. Thientunyakit T, Pusuwan P, Tuchinda P, Khiewvan B. The correlation of post-operative radioiodine uptake and Tc-99m pertechnetate thyroid scintigraphy and the result of thyroid remnant ablation. J Med Assoc Thai. 2013 Sep; 96(9): 1199-207.
  17. Khiewvan B. PET/CT for Cancer in Head and Neck region: Thyroid and Nonthyroid carcinoma. Rattanachaiyanont M et al, editor. Update in Medicine. Bangkok: PA. Living company, Inc; 2010. 103-112.
  18. Pusuwan P, Tuntawiroon M, Sritongkul N, Chaudakshetrin P, Nopmaneejumruslers C, Komoltri C, Thepamongkhol K, Khiewvan B, Tuchinda P, Sriussadaporn S. A prospective randomized study of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of high and low dose regimens of I-131 treatment in hyperthyroidism. J Med Assoc Thai. 2011 Mar; 94(3):361-8.
  19. Pusuwan P, Tuntawiroon M, Sritongkul N, Chaudakshetrin P, Nopmaneejumruslers C, Komoltri C, Thepamongkhol K, Khiewvan B, Tuchinda P, Sriussadaporn S. Efficacy of a Prospective Randomized Study of High and Low Dose Regimens of I-131 Treatment in Hyperthyroidism. Siriraj Med J 2010; 62:52
  20. Pusuwan P, Tocharoenchai C, Muangsomboon K, Poramatikul N, Tiparoj R, Khiewvan B, Tuchinda P. A preliminary Study of Tc-99m HYNIC-TOC in thyroid cancer Patients with negative Diagnostic Total Body Radioactive iodine Scan. Annual radiology Meeting. 2008.
  21. Tojinda N, Chiewvit S, Khiewvan B, Dumrongpisutikulb S, Ratanawichitrasinc A. Preparation of in-house dextran and its clinical applications in sentinel node studies, Siriraj Hospital. ISTR-2005 IAEA-CN130/177P, 15, 2005.