Hospital Description

Country: 
Thailand
Setting: 
Urban
Number of Patient Beds: 
80
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
30%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
150
Departments/Specialties: 
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: 
English
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
A rural orphanage

Trip Logistics

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: 
June 18, 2013