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Dr. Attapon Cheepsattayakorn

Journal of Lung, Pulmonary & Respiratory Research
10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center

Research Interest

Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in HIV-infected patients, Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patterns in HIV-infected patients, Chemokine gene polymorphisms and theirsusceptibility to tuberculosis, Breath Tests in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine,Tropical Infectious Diseases, Human Genetics and Infectious Diseases, Lung Cancer, COPD, Dengue Virus Infection.


Cheepsattayakorn graduated Doctor of Medicine from Chiang Mai Medical School, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1986. He then further had trained in Internal Medicine, Radiology, General Practice, Family Medicine, and Preventive Medicine at Chiang Mai  University  Medical School.  He  certified  numerous  Fellowships  from  the  Royal  Colleges  of  Physicians  of  London, Edinburgh  and Thailand, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of  Glasgow, American  College of Physicians, and American College of Chest Physicians. Presently, he serves  both Editor and Editorial Board Member and also referee of several international journals. He  has  very  high  experience  in  the  fields  of  Pulmonary Diseases  and  Tuberculosis  including  Infectious  Diseases.  He  has  numerous  scientific  publications  both  in  national  and  international  journals  and  books.Recently, he  published  scientific  papers, entitled  Parasitic  Pneumonia  and  Lung  Involvement ,  Lung  Cancer  Chemotherapy, New  Treatment  and  Related  Patents, Breath  Tests  in  Respiratory  and  Critical  Care  Medicine : From  Research  to  Practice  in  Current  Perspectives, Novel  Avian  Flu A (H7N9) : Clinical  and  Epidemiological  Aspects,  and  Management, and Novel  Avian  Flu A (H7N9)  Epidemic : A  China's  Lesson  Learned (Editorial), and  textbook  chapters, entitled Management  of  TB  in  HIV  Subjects : The  Experience  in  Thailand, Multidrug-Resistant  Tuberculosis-Diagnosis, Treatment, Management, and  Control, and Influence  of  Human  Leukocyte  Antigen  on  Susceptibility  of  Tropical  Pulmonary  Infectious  Diseases.  He  had  been  served  a  Director  of  the  10th  Zonal  Tuberculosis  and  Chest  Diseases Center, Chiang  Mai, Thailand  for  a  long  time  and  presently  serve  as  Consultant  in  Respiratory  Medicine (Pulmonologist)  at  the  10th  Zonal  Tuberculosis  and  Chest  Diseases Center, Chiang  Mai, Thailand; Deputy  Director  and  a  Senior  Expert  of  the  10th  Office  of  Disease  Prevention  and  Control, Chiang  Mai, Thailand, Department  of  Disease  Control, Ministry  of  Public  Health, Thailand.