Kongkrit Chaiyasate, MD, FACS, a Plastic Surgeon with the Center of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Get to know Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate, who serves patients in Royal Oak, Michigan.
A highly regarded, double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Chaiyasate holds special interests in craniofacial reconstruction of cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, Apert and Crouzon syndrome, Treacher Collins syndrome, hemifacial microsomia, Goldenhar syndrome, and other craniofacial syndromes. He provides patients with state-of-the-art care at the Center of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Microsurgery in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Consistently achieving excellent results, he has extensive experience in cancer reconstruction using microvascular free tissue transfer to rebuild a face, a jaw, a nose, and an ear. He also offers reconstructive options to patients following breast cancer.
Using his artistic skills and his unique microvascular talents, Dr. Chaiyasate has performed more than 500 cases of DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator) flap breast reconstruction since 2011. He also offers other innovative perforator flaps breast reconstruction including SIEA (Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery), SGAP (Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator) flap, IGAP (Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator) flap, and TUG (Transverse Upper Gracilis) flap. He is one of only a few surgeons in Michigan who are qualified to perform these surgeries.
Known as an innovator and a dedicated physician, he is passionate about offering his patients life changing operations that can help them to gain self-confidence as well as offering them a chance to live a more normal life. He is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, the Program Director of the Integrated Microsurgery & Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, and the Director of Reconstructive Microsurgery & Co-Director of the Ian Jackson Craniofacial & Cleft Palate Clinic at Beaumont Health.
Focusing primarily on children with craniofacial differences and cancer reconstruction, Dr. Chaiyasate is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak; Beaumont Hospital, Taylor; Beaumont Hospital, Troy; and Beaumont Hospital, Wayne.
Always curious about biology and human anatomy, he aimed to understand the impact of patient quality. His desire to restore form and function using tissue and human anatomy and biology specifically led him to work in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Chaiyasate graduated with his medical degree and completed a residency in general surgery at Chiang Mai Medical School in Thailand, before coming to the United States to pursue further training. He completed additional residencies in general surgery at Ascension Providence Hospital, and his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University School of Medicine.
To further his training and offer specialized services, he completed fellowships in craniofacial surgery and pediatric plastic surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and in reconstructive microsurgery and DIEP flap breast construction at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The James Cancer Center. He also completed several additional certifications in specialized areas of surgery, including microsurgery and maxillofacial surgery.
In good standing with a number of prestigious medical societies, Dr. Chaiyasate is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons (Fellow), and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.
Honing his skills, the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). The mission of the ABPS is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification, and continuous certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.
Furthermore, he is board-certified through the American Board of Surgery, an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
Throughout his training and practice experience, Dr. Chaiyasate has participated in numerous research studies and contributed to peer-reviewed publications, including the New England Journal of Medicine, detailing advances in general and plastic surgery techniques.
In addition, he has presented his findings at local hospitals and national society meetings, and has received several accolades for his extracurricular work. He is one of the editorial board members of European Journal of Plastic Surgery. He is also a quality improvement reviewer for the Smile Train foundation. His expertise has been cited in numerous local and national media outlets.
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It can be divided into two main categories – reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. A plastic surgeon’s primary responsibility is performing surgical and non-surgical procedures, and they use a variety of reparative and reconstructive techniques to get the job done.
Due to Dr. Chaiyasate’s talent and “think outside the box” mindset, he received the most prestigious awards in reconstructive microsurgery world when he won “2014 Best Case of the Year”, “2017 Best Save of the Year” and “2019 Best Save of the Year” voted by active members of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery during the 2015, 2018, and 2020 annual meetings, respectively.
Learn More about Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1744305-Kongkrit-Chaiyasate-Plastic-Surgeon or through Center of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, https://www.chaiyasate-plasticsurgery.com/dr-chaiyasate/
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