Mission Hospital Phuket, Thailand

Hospital Description

Number of Patient Beds:  83
Bed Occupancy Rate:  78%
Outpatients Seen Per/day:  500-700
Departments/Specialties:  ENT, OB-Gyn, Med., Ortho, Pediatric, Surgery, PT, ICU, Dental
Typical Cases:  Delivery, Cold fever, Auto accident, Knee replacement, Cancer, HIV
Languages Spoken:  Thai

Language Requirement: Preceptors change frequently.  Placements are based on availability of English-speaking preceptors: otherwise fluency in Thai is required.

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport:  Phuket International Airport (HKT)
Transport from Airport Provided:  Can be arranged
Time from Airport to Hospital:  45 Min.
Type of Student Housing:  Hotel nearby
Cost of Housing/night:  30 USD
Meal Plan:  Hospital Cafeteria (Vegetarian)
Cost of Meals/day:  5 USD
Recommended months to visit:  Any month, but need time to plan with mentoring MD.

Website: Missionhospitalphuket.com

Updates 7/27/12