Asst. Prof. Somrach Thamtorawat, M.D.

Division : Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Radiology

Specialty groups : Body Interventional Radiology

Languages : Thai, English

Field of interests : Interventional oncology, Embolotherapy, Vascular imaging

Education
Year
2016
Visiting fellow, Department of Radiology (Interventional Radiology) at National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
2016
International visiting scholars training program Department of Radiology (Interventional radiology)
at Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
2015
Medical scientist training program Department of Radiology (Interventional radiology) at Samsung Medical Center,
Seoul, South Korea
2014-2015
Research fellow Abdominal imaging and intervention at David Geffen School of Medicine,
UCLA, Los Angeles,
California, US
2009-2011
Interventional Radiology Fellowship Diagnostic Radiology Division, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital,
Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
2006-2009
General Radiology Residency Diagnostic Radiology Division, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital,
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
1998-2004
MD Faculty of Medicine Sirnakarinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
Certifications
Year
2016
Certification of Visiting Fellow in Interventional Radiology, National center center, Japan, April 2016
2016
Certification of International Visiting Scholar Training Program of Interventional Radiology, Asan Medical Center: March 2016
2015
Certification of Visiting Research Fellowship program in Abdominal imaging and Intervention, UCLA: June 2015
2015
Certification of Medical Scientist Training Program of Interventional Radiology, Samsung Medical Center: December 2015
2011
Certified Thai Board of Interventional Radiology: August 2011
2009
Certified Thai Board of General Radiology: August 2009
2004
Thai Medical licensing examination: March 2004
Awards and honors
Year
2017
Distinguished paper award from JVIR editor’s award of 2017 “Preliminary Outcome of Microwave Ablation of Hepatocellular
Carcinoma: Breaking the 3-cm Barrier?”
2016
Travel award from ACTA 2016 “Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation using expandable electrode for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in the caudate lobe.”
Professional memberships
Year
2017-Present
Member of Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional  Radiology (APSCVIR)
2016-Present
Committee of Thai Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
2009-Present
The Thai Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
2009-Present
The Royal College of Radiologist of Thailand
2007-Present
Thai College of Physicians/ Thai Medical Association
Recent publications
  1. Thamtorawat S, Chandran Nadarajan, Satit Rojwatcharapibarn. Essential Vascular Anatomy and Choice of Embolic Materials in Gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastrointest Interv 2018;7:142–149
  2. Chen JW, Shin JH, Tsao TF, Ko HG, Yoon HK, Han KC, Thamtorawat S, Hong BS. Prostatic Arterial Embolization for Control of Hematuria in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer. J Vasc Interv Radiol 28 (2), 295-301. 2 2017
  3. Chaiyasoot W, Pongpanumaspaisan T, Tongdee T, Thamtorawat S, Rojwatcharapibarn S. Pre-operative Embolization for Bone Tumors; Single Center Experience. Siriraj Med J 2016;68:332-338
  4. Thamtorawat S, Shin JH, Kim Y, Chen JW, Hong BS. Treatment of Anastomosis Stricture after Bilateral Ileal Ureter Reconstruction by Contralateral Retrograde Approach: Case Report. J Med Assoc Thai 2016. 99 (8): 963-967
  5. Thamtorawat S, Hicks RM, Yu J, Siripongsakun S, Lin WC, Raman SS, McWilliams JP, Douek M, Bahrami S, Lu DS. Preliminary Outcome of Microwave Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Breaking the 3-cm Barrier?. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 ;27(5):623-30
  6. Thamtorawat S, Rojwatcharapibarn S, Tongdee T, Siriapisith T. The Outcome of Radiofrequency Ablation of Metastatic Liver Tumors. J Med Assoc Thai 2016; 99 (4): 424-32
  7. Thamtorawat S, Limsuwarn P, Tongdee T, Chaiyasoot W, Siriapisith T. Incidence of Complication and Tumor Recurrence after Radiofrequency Ablation in High-Risk Location of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients. J Med Assoc Thai 2014; 97 (1): 95-100
  8. Apisarnthanarak P, Pansri C, Maungsomboon K, Thamtorawat S. The CT appearance for differentiating of peripheral, mass-forming cholangiocarcinoma and liver metastases from colorectal adenocarcinoma. J Med Assoc Thai 2014; 97: 415-22.
  9. Prachayakul V, Thamtorawat S, Siripipattanamongkol C, Thanathanee P. Bleeding left hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: A complication of endoscopic ultrasound-guided hepaticogastrostomy. Endoscopy. 2013;45(SUPP2):E223-E224
  10. Wasinrat J, Siriapisith T, Thamtorawat S, Tongdee T. 64-slice MDCT angiography of upper extremity in assessment of native hemodialysis access. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011;45:69-77.