Einapak Boontaveeyuwat MD
Photodermatology Unit, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, The Thai Red Cross Society and
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Dr Einapak Boontaveeyuwat qualified in Medicine at the Chulalongkorn University which was also where she received her M.D. in 2005. After general medical training in Nakhonratchasima (2006-2009) and a period of research in Siriraj Hospital in clinical treatment innovations including radio frequency (2008-2009), she undertook dermatology training in Siriraj Hospital where she developed an interest in photodermatology (2009-2013). She therefore went on to complete a clinical fellowship in Photobiology with Professor Pravit Asawanonda at the Division of Dermatology, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and Chulalongkorn University, Thailand where she has started an appointment as Consultant Dermatologist and also Clinical Lecturer since November 2015. After another period of clinical research and practice in photodermatoses, photodiagnosis and phototherapy in Photodermatology unit, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK (2015-2018), she has resumed her current appointment as Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lecturer at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University since November 2018.
Dr Boontaveeyuwat has clinical and research interests in photosensitivity diseases particularly in xeroderma pigmentosum, porphyrias and actinic prurigo, photodiagnosis, phototherapy including heliotherapy and photodynamic therapy.
Apart from Sunrise Phototherapy Centre at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, one of the SEA’s leading centres for phototherapy including heliotherapy (HT) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) with a new photosensitiser development in dermatology, photodiagnosis, she's also a clinal lead in multidisciplinary clinics for rare genetic sun allergy conditions (P-PRIME clinic), and for psoriasis (Psoriasis MDT clinic).
Dr Boontaveeyuwat has been ambitiously working on Sunrise Phototherapy Network by King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital which will offer all the areas in Thailand our exquisite expert services under tele-consultation, RECKON clinic along with safe guided natural sunlight treatments, Self-Heliotherapy in TH (SHOT), Daylight-Photodynamic therapy (Daylight-PDT), and our newly invented home light based devices (Home PhoD).
Dr Boontaveeyuwat has leading roles in international postgraduate training and education in photodermatology. She has initiated a Photodermatology Visiting Professional programme under School of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University since 2023 to bridge a training gap of the professional development transition after professionals have finished their degrees.
She also has been one of the Dermatological Society of Thailand sub-committee for national dermatology short-course training since 2017 as well as International Medical programme, Chulalongkorn University (CU-MEDi) (2020-2022).
She has published many papers and has a National reputation in photodermatology. She has ongoing involvement in dermatology research and teaching committees and is a Royal College question writer for the dermatology specialist exam.