Dr.Chanakarn Phornphutkul


Medical School

Faculty of Medicine, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand


Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand


  • Diploma, Thai Board of Orthopaedics (2000)
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences (Orthopaedics) Chiangmai University, Chiangmai Thailand (1996)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai Thailand (1995)

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor


  • “Unreamed retrograde nailing of femoral shaft and distal femur fractures using the minimally invasive percutaneus approach.” , Apivatthakakul T, Laohapoonrungsee A, Chiewchantanakit S,
    Phornphutkul C : Thai J of Orthopaedic Surgery; 29(2); 47-56;2004
  •  “Two-hole side-plate DHS in the treatment of intertrochanteric fracture: Results and complications” Laohapoonrungsee A , Arpornchayanon O, PhornputkulC. : Injury 36;1355-1360;2005
  • “Sports injury : knee” annual meeting of Faculty of medicine, Chiangmai University 2005
  • “Arthroscopic Bankart’s repair: surgical technique” Thai arthroscopy journal, Dec 2005
  • “Unreamed tibial nailing with additional bone grafting from tibial entry point in the treatment of 
    closed and open fractures grade I and II”
    Apivatthakakul T, Phornphutkul C, 
    Sirirungruangsarn Y.. J Thai Orthop 2006;31:7-14.
  • “Sonographic Imaging of the medial stabilizing structures of the patellofemoral joint: Findings in human cadavers”, Phornphutkul C, Sekiya JK, Jacobson J, Wojtys EM : Orthopaedics 2007;30:472
  • “Loss of Knee Extension Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: The Effects of Knee 
    Position and Graft Tensioning.”
    , Austin J, Phornphutkul C, Wojtys EM , JBJS(AM). 2007;89:1565-1574.
  • “Simple minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) instruments”, Apivatthakakul T., Phornphutkul C., Patumasutra S., Injury Extra. 2009:40:39-44.
  •  “Incidence of the cultured positive allograft and infection in knee ligament reconstruction.” , Phornphutkul C, Gruber BF, Wojtys EM : J Knee Surg 2009:22(3):191-5.
  • “Less invasive plate osteosynthesis in humeral shaft fractures”. Apivatthakakul T, Phornphutkul C, Laohapoonrungsee A, Sirirungruangsarn Y : Oper Orthop Traumatol. 2009 Dec;21(6):602-13.
  • “Percutaneous cerclage wiring for reduction of periprosthetic and difficult femoral fractures. A technical note”. Apivatthakakul T, Phornphutkul C : Injury. 2012 Jun;43(6):966-71.
  • “Percutaneous cerclage wiring and minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO): a percutaneous  reduction technique in the treatment of Vancouver type B1 periprosthetic femoral shaft fractures”. Apivatthakakul T, Phornphutkul C, Bunmaprasert T, Sananpanich K, Fernandez Dell’oca A : Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 Jan;132(6):813-22.