Dr.Captain Wiriyaluppa

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Captain completed ophthalmology training program from Maharaj Nakorn Chiangmai medical university (Largest medical university of northern part of Thailand) and finished Sub-specialist Vitreoretinal training from Siriraj medical university since 2008.
Dr. Captain<br /> Wiriyaluppa

Professional Background & Qualifications

Dr. Captain completed ophthalmology training program from Maharaj Nakorn Chiangmai medical university (Largest medical university of northern part of Thailand) and finished Sub-specialist Vitreoretinal training from Siriraj medical university since 2008.

Dr. Captain was highly recognized among Thailand ophthalmologist society as a modern generation of ophthalmologist that has a lot of experience regarding Lens replacement surgery (Cataract/RLE surgery) with modern premium lens implant (especially Multifocal lens implant).

In 2010, Dr.Captain was recognized by Alcon Laboratories (Thailand) Ltd (Alcon Laboratories is one of the world’s largest Multifocal lens manufacturer). as a top-three Thailand Multifocal IOLs user. He was also invited to contribute as a speaker and share his experience and his idea regarding Multifocal lens implant surgery in many conferences in 2010 and 2011 (both Thai and English speaking Symposium). He regularly attends both domestic and international meetings and academic seminars overseas to keep updating of the latest techniques and best treatments. He was invited from major artificial lens manufacturer such as Alcon and Carl Zeiss to become guest speaker in many seminars in Thailand.

Dr. Captain is specialized in lens replacement procedure including cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange (RLE) with both standard and multifocal artificial lens. Because of his extensive experience, he stay in a forefront in Thailand’s ophthalmology society regarding this specialty and was often invited as a speaker to share his experience in many seminars.

Up to today, many hundreds of lens replacement procedure with multifocal artificial lens implant was performed by Dr. Captain. With his skill sets, great result, we can say that his patients are quite happy with him. His skill of English communication is quite well, so most of his patients are international (especially Australians).

Dr. Captain is a very honest doctor and always discusses frankly and clearly regarding risk, benefit and outcome expectation of procedure with his patients. He is also a serious worker guy. Each step of the process, from the initial consultation, the actual procedure(s), and follow-up care, he performed all step by himself to ensure best result as much as the medical technology that available today allow him to do.

Medical School

  • (1997-2002) – Doctor of Medicine (MD) (Second class Honors) degree from Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • (2002-2007) – Residency training in Ophthalmology at Ophthalmology Department, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang-mai Hospital, Chiang-mai University, Chiang-mai, Thailand
  • (2007-2008) – Clinical Fellowships in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery. Division of Vitreo-retinal Disease, Ophthalmology Department, Siriraj University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Certifications / License

  • 2002 – Doctor of Medicine Diploma
  • 2007 – Thai Board of Opthalmology
  • 2008 – Qualification in Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship Program, Siriraj University Hospital, Thailand,
  • 2007 – Certificate of attendance of European society of cataract and refractive surgeons. September 2011

Other Acknowledgement

  • 2010 – Acknowledgement by Alcon (Thailand) as a top three multifocal lens Thailand user in 2010.

Invited Speaker

  • 28 June 2010 – Co-Speaker “Elective Lenses Enhancing Cataract Technology” (Alcon, Thailand) Venue: The Peninsula Bangkok, Kusuma room (Lunch at Sakuntala B) : Thai-speaking language symposium.
  • 25 Feb 2011 – Co-Speaker “Advancements in Cataract Technology” (Alcon, Thailand) Venue: Plaza Athenee Bangkok : English-speaking language symposium.
  • 14 Sep 2011 – Invired speaker “Introduction to IOLMaster” (Carl Zeiss Meditec, Thailand) Venue: Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre, Central world Bangkok: Small group Thai-speaking language symposium.
  • 10 Apr 2013 – Invited speaker “LOOK AT ME-AT FAMILY IOLs” (Rx Company Limited – distributor of Carl Zeiss Multifocal Lens in Thailand) Venue: Dusit Thani, Bangkok Thailand : Thai-speaking language symposium.

Work Experiences

  • (2001-2002) – Internist Maharaj Nakorn Chiang-mai Hospital, Chiang-mai University, Chiang-mai, Thailand
  • (2002-2006) – Ophthalmology Residency Department of Ophthalmology, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang-mai Hospital, Chiang-mai University, Chiang-mai, Thailand
  • (2006-2007) – Ophthalmology Department, Mettapracharak Watraikhing Hospital
  • (2007-2008) – Clinical Fellowships in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery. Division of Vitreo-retinal Disease, Ophthalmology Department, Siriraj University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
  • (2008–2012) – Full Time Eye Specialist, Retinal Specialist consultant at eye center of Bangkok Phuket Hospital, Thailand.
  • (2009–2012) – Chief Medical Director of eye center, Bangkok Phuket Hospital, Thailand