Country: Thailand

Setting: Urban

Number of Patient Beds: 80

Bed Occupancy Rate: 30%

Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 150


  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/gynecology

Typical Cases:

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Pneumonia
  • HT
  • Diabetes
  • URI
  • UTI

Types of Health Care Students Accepted:

  • Only medical students

Languages Spoken:

  • Thai

Language Requirements/Fluency:

Additional Volunteer Opportunities:
A rural orphanage

Recommended Airport: Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport - BKK)

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: For US citizen a 1 month tourist visa can be obtained at the airport in Bangkok. Other nationalities need to check first with the Thai consulate in L.A.

Transport from Airport Provided: Yes

Time from Airport to Hospital: 1 hr.

Type of Student Housing: Guest house

Cost of Housing/night: Varies, but usually about $25/night

Meal Plan: Cafeteria, cash in Thai Baht

Cost of Meals/day: About $3-5/meal

Recommended Months to Visit: Year-round

Comments from Site:
Rotations are subject to patient counts.


Last Updated: 2013-06-18