Dr. Art Hiranyakas

Dr. Art Hiranyakas

Cancer Specialist - Surgical Oncologist

  Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, Bangkok, Thailand

  15 Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

Education: 

Prof.Dr. Art Hiranyakas is an academic colorectal surgeon and is one of the most reputed colons and rectal in the Asia-Pacific. He has finished his advanced surgical training from National University Hospital, Singapore in 2004 and continued his advanced laparoscopic collateral surgery from Queensland, Australia in 2007. Then onwards he did his certification in robotic colorectal surgery from the University of California, USA. Along with these, he did his certification in advanced colorectal endoscopy from Showa, Japan during 2005, which makes him a unique expert in diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.

Medical Expertise:

He has performed over 900 colorectal surgeries across a broad range of procedures and disorders, making him a name to rely on in his field of work. Along with that, his contributions to the academic world has been unprecedented, where he has published a number of papers and chapters under Prince of Songkla University, James Cook University, and other academic institutions.

Past Experience

  • Director of Bangkok-Phuket Colorectal Disease Institute at Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Director of Colorectal Surgery Clinic at Bangkok Hospital Headquarters in Bangkok.
  • He serves as a Governor of the International College of Surgeons in Chicago, USA and Secretary General of the American College of Surgeons, Thailand Chapter

Qualifications

  • MD
  • PhD
  • FACS
  • FASCRS
  • FRCST
  • FSCRST
  • FRCFPT
  • FICS.
CERTIFICATIONS (5)
  • Certificate of Advanced Training in Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Weston, Florida, USA.
  • Certificate of Robotic Surgery (Da Vinci System) Training, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.
  • Certificate of Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Queensland, Australia.
  • Certificate of Clinical Fellows in Colorectal Surgery and Pelvic Floor Physiology, National University, Singapore.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Australia.
MEMBERSHIPS (4)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • American Society of Colon and Rectum Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • International College of Surgeons (ICS)
RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (1)
  • He has authored numerous publications and book chapters under Prince of Songkla University, James Cook University and Cleveland Clinic Florida. His key publications involve benign colorectal diseases and colorectal cancer. He has also been selected as a reviewer for many peer-reviewed, high impact factors journals in the field of colorectal surgery.
Procedures
Colorectal Cancer ( Colon Cancer ) Treatment
  • Overconsumption of animal protein, saturated fats, and calories
  • Low dietary fibre intake
  • Overconsumption of alcohol
  • Excessive smoking
  • Family history of colorectal cancer
  • Obesity
  • Physical inactivity

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the world. It can metastasize and spread to other body parts. Colorectal cancer is dangerous and can be life-threatening. But death rate from colorectal cancer has dropped in the recent years, thanks to advance screening techniques and better colorectal treatment options.

What is colon cancer?

Colorectal cancer is also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer. Colorectal cancer begins as an abnormal growth of cells in the inner lining of the colon or rectum. This abnormal growth is called a polyp.

Some types of polyps can change into cancer over the course of several years. But it does not mean that all polyps have the tendency to become cancerous. The chance of changing a polyp into colorectal cancer depends on the type of polyp that grows. 

Colorectal cancer can affect men and women equally. However, studies have proven that men might develop it at a younger age.

What causes colon cancer?

There is no definite cause of colorectal cancer, but old age and certain lifestyle factors can increase colorectal cancer risk. Some of these colorectal cancer risk factors include the following:

Types of Colorectal Cancer

A majority of colorectal cancers are adenocarcinoma. If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, there are 95 percent chances that it is an adenocarcinoma. But there are some other types of colorectal cancer such as carcinoid, gastrointestinal stromal, lymphomas, and sarcomas.

Colorectal Cancer Symptoms

There are no early signs of colorectal cancer, but once it grows, the patients may experience the following colon cancer symptoms:

  • Fatigue, weakness, and shortness of breath
  • Change in bowel habits, including diarrhoea or constipation
  • Blood in stool
  • Abdominal discomforts such as cramps, bolting or pain
  • Dramatic weight loss
Frequently Asked Questions
What area of specialization does Dr. Art Hiranyakas have?
Dr. Art Hiranyakas is specialized in Thailand and of the most sought after doctors in Cancer Specialist.
Does Dr. Art Hiranyakas offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
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How many years of experience does Dr. Art Hiranyakas have?
Dr. Art Hiranyakas is one of the most sought after specialists in Thailand and has over 15 Years years of experience.
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