Prof. Pawana Pusuwan, M.D.

Division : Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology

Specialty groups : Nuclear Medicine

Languages : Thai, English

Field of interests : Oncology, Radionuclide therapy

Education
Year
1986
Thai Board of Radiology, Mahidol University, Bangkok
1980
M.D. Mahidol University, Bangkok
1987
B.Sc. Mahidol University, Bangkok
Certifications
Year
2010
IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course on Reporting in Advanced Clinical
Applications of Positron Emission Computed Tomography (PET)
2009
Endeavour Executive Awards-Foundation of PET/CT, Australia
2007
IAEA Fellowship- Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Bonn, Germany.
2006
Frontline of PET-CT image interpretation, USA
2005
IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course on Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Japan
2004
European Association of Nuclear Medicine Workshop on Radionuclide Therapy and Dosimetry, Vienna, Austria.
2003
IAEA Regional Training Course on Interventional Nuclear Medicine, India
2002
IAEA Workshop on radionuclide treatment of liver cancer, Vietnam.
2001
IAEA Workshop on Radionuclide Treatment of Liver Cancer, Perth, Australia.
IAEA Workshop on Medical Preparedness and Medical Response to Radiation Accidents, Chiba, Japan.
2000
IAEA Workshop on Application of Positron Emission Tomography in Clinical Practice for Nuclear Medicine Physicians, Beijing, China.
2000
IAEA Workshop on radionuclide treatment of liver cancer, Singapore.
1998
IAEA Fellowship on Clinical Nuclear Medicine (Royal Brishane Hospital,Australia)
Henri Becquerel Fellowship – Pediatric Nuclear Medicine, London, UK.
1992
IAEA Regional Training Course on The Use of Computers in Nuclear Medicine, Sydney, Australia.
IAEA Fellowship on Clinical Nuclear Medicine (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital,Australia)
1988
IAEA Interregional Training Course on Nuclear Medicine, Moscow and
Kiev, USSR.
Awards and honors
Year
2014
R2R Award 2014 from Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011
Lean R2R Award 2011 from Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011
R2R Award 2011 from Health Systems Research Institute (HSRI), Ministry of Health, Bangkok, Thailand.
1996
Asia and Oceania Young Investigator’s Award from the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine (The Sixth Asia and Oceania Congress of Nuclear Medicine and Biology), Kyoto, Japan.
1994
Delegate support (6th World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine & Biology) Sydney, Australia.
Professional memberships
Year
Present
The Siriraj Medical Alumni Association
Present
The Medical Council of Thailand
Present
The Medical Association of Thailand
Present
Radiological Society of Thailand
Present
Royal College of Radiologists of Thailand
Present
Nuclear Medicine Society of Thailand
Professional organization
Year
Present
President, Resident training and Board examination, Nuclear Medicine, The Nuclear Medicine Society of Thailand
Present
Committee of The Nuclear Medicine Society of Thailand
Recent publications
  1. Bomanji J, Sharma R, Mittal BR, Gambhir R, Qureshy A, Begum SMF, Paez D, Sathekge M, Vorster M, Saranovic DS, Pusuwan P, Mann V, Vinjamuri S, Zumla A, Pascual TNB. Sequential 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG PET) scan findings in patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis during the course of treatment—a prospective observational study. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Pubished online: 20 June 2020.
  2. Bomanji J, Sharma R, Mittal BR, Gambhir S, Qureshy A, Begum SMF, Paez D, Sathekge M, Vorster M, Sobic Saranovic D, Pusuwan P, Mann V, Vinjamuri S, Zumla A, Pascual TNB; International Atomic Energy Agency Extra-pulmonary TB Consortium. PET/CT features of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis at first clinical presentation – a cross-sectional observational (18)F-FDG imaging study across six countries. Eur Respir J. 2019 Dec 12. pii: 1901959. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01959-2019. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Songsaeng D, Sricharoen T, Khiewvan B, Pusuwan P, Chuthapisith S, Sriussadaporn S, Kunavisarut T, Pongsapich W, Chamsri N, Boonma C, Suwanbundit A. Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography Pattern Enhancement of Parathyroid Lesions in Preoperative Localization of Hyperparathyroidism. J Med Assoc Thai 2019;102:576-81.
  4. Ekjeen T, Tocharoenchai C, Pusuwan P, Frey E. A comparison of dual-tracer Tc-99m pertechnetate and Tc-99m MIBI with and without subtraction SPECT in the detection of abnormal parathyroid gland. IJABME 2018;11:21-6.
  5. Kaewput C, Pusuwan P. Diagnostic usefulness of 18F-FDG PET/CT in differentiated thyroid cancer patients with elevated serum thyroglobulin or thyroglobulin antibody levels, J Med Assoc, 2017;100:1027-34.
  6. Wiyaporn K, Tocharoenchai C, Pusuwan P, Higuchi T, Fung GSK, Feng T, Park MJ, Tsui BMW. Optimization of imaging protocols for myocardial blood flow (MBF) quantification with 18F-flurpiridaz PET. Physica Medica 2017;127–134.
  7. Teyateeti A, Tocharoenchai C, Maungsomboon K, Komoltri C, Pusuwan P. A comparison of accuracy of planar and evolution SPECT/CT bone imaging in differentiating benign from metastatic bone lesions. J Med Assoc Thai 2017;100:100-110.
  8. Teyateeti A, Kanchanapiboon P, Vasansirikul C, Komoltri C, Pusuwan P. Success rate of radioactive iodine ablation in low-risk of recurrence well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients. Siriraj Medical Journal 2016;68:229-234.
  9. Teyateeti A, Maungsomboon K, Warnnissorn M, Pusuwan P. A case report of coexisting Graves’ disease and struma ovarii. Siriraj Medical Journal 2016;68:265-270.