Assoc.Prof.Dr. Krit Pongpirul, MPH, PhD.


General Practice

Language spoken

Thai, English


Medical School

- M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1999
Board Certifications
- Diploma of the Thai Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Preventive Medicine, 2012
Other Certifications
- Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, 2006
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2011
Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Special Clinical Interests
- Microbiome, Probiotics, Prebiotics
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Nephrology (Transplantation, Peritoneal Dialysis)
- COVID-19, MERS, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS
Other Credentials
- Chief of Center of Excellence in Preventive and Integrative Medicine (CE-PIM)

Research & Publications

1. Pongpirul WA, Pongpirul K, Ratnarathon AC, Prasithsirikul W. Journey of a Thai Taxi Driver and Novel Coronavirus. N Engl J Med 2020.
2. Lawthaweesawat C, Harris R, Isara W, Pongpirul K. Prehospital Care of the 13 Hypothermic, Anesthetized Patients in the Thailand Cave Rescue. N Engl J Med 2019;380(14):1372-3.
3. Pongpirul WA, Mott JA, Woodring JV, Uyeki TM, MacArthur JR, Vachiraphan A, et al. Clinical Characteristics of Patients Hospitalized with Coronavirus Disease, Thailand. Emerg Infect Dis 2020;26(7).

Doctor's Schedule
Day Time Location
Wed3 16:00 - 20:0016:0020:00 Medical Clinics (Building A 15D)
Sat6 07:00 - 15:0007:0015:00 Health Screening Center (Building A 11th Floor)