Why is Boston Health Different?
We’re a Western-Style Polyclinic!
Our Health Clinic’s General Manager
Dr. Michael K. Ackland, M.D. FAAOS, FRCSC
Dr. Ackland is the owner and general manager of the clinic. However, all medical services are provided by Boston Health’s team of licensed Thai doctors offering a range of services:
Dr. Michael Ackland is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). He particularly specializes in revision surgery of the shoulder after failed surgery.
Dr. Ackland attended medical school and completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Canada. He then received his fellowship from the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
In addition to his surgical work, Dr. Ackland has served as a clinical instructor in Boston, as well as for students from all over the world. He is certified as an expert examiner for the Department of Industrial Accidents. He is the founder of the Ackland Sports Medicine Foundation, a charitable organization that raises and contributes funds to young athletes in need of financial assistance to play sports.
Dr. Ackland has been published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, among others. He belongs to several orthopedic societies including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. His clinical interests include arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder and knee, and the cartilage transplants of the knee.Show more +
Our Professional Doctors
Our Professional Licensed Doctors
Please meet our professional licensed doctors, here to ensure you have an expert opinion at all times.
A dedicated physician at Boston Health Polyclinic, Dr. Ploy is committed to providing exceptional healthcare to individuals and families in the Chiang Mai community. With a strong passion for medicine and a deep understanding of the unique needs of each patient, she strives to deliver personalized and comprehensive care that promotes well-being and fosters a sense of trust and comfort.
Ploy graduated with a medical degree from Srinakharinwirot University did her residency in Family Medicine at Panyananthaphikkhu Chonprathan Medical Center. She is also board certified in Family Medicine
Dr. Ploy believes in a patient-centered approach to healthcare, where open communication and active collaboration between clients and their healthcare providers are fundamental. By taking the time to listen to every patient, she gains valuable insights into their medical histories, concerns, and goals. This enables her to tailor treatments and preventive strategies that best suit her patient’s needs.Show more +
Dr. Booth graduated from Mae Fah Luang University with a bachelor’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine and was awarded first-class honors. Dr.Booth also studied in China at Xiamen University for a one-year internship.
He has highly passion for traditional medicine techniques. and took several courses in stroke acupuncture and rehabilitation. His techniques are very beneficial to promote health rehabilitation and prevention with patients who have had strokes. He is also specializes in treat cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, and musculoskeletal diseases.
After two years of experience working at a wellness and rehabilitation clinic in Phuket, Dr. Booth can skillfully communicate with foreign patients and take good care of them. He speaks Thai, Chinese, and English fluently.Show more +
One of our certified medical doctors with Boston Health Polyclinic, Ami first moved to New Zealand with her family when she was 13 years old. She studied at Waitakere College in Auckland, then returned to Thailand to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor.
Ami was accepted into the medical school at Mahidol University (PIMU). After graduating, she became a telemedicine doctor and an aesthetic doctor. Later she worked part-time at Nonthavej Hospital and as a freelance general medical practitioner at private hospitals in Thailand.
She has a passion for languages and communication. She won an English speech competition and was awarded a two-week scholarship to Sydney, Australia. Ami also took short courses in psychology (the power of language and thoughts) and American sign language at the University of the Virgin Islands, USA. Ami currently runs social media pages about conversational English and medical English.Show more +
Dr. Chanakarn Phornphutkul
Dr. Chanakarn Phornphutkul is the distinguished Chief of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Unit, celebrated for his proficiency in knee, shoulder, and joint treatments. A fervent advocate for arthroscopic surgery, he excels in knee ligament reconstruction and shoulder tissue repair. As the lead doctor for the Thailand Olympic team and a pivotal member of the trauma team, he assists patients with fractures. His leadership accolades encompass presidencies at APKASS, ASSA, TOSSM, and TOTS. Currently, he holds the esteemed position of AO Trauma Thailand Chairperson. Dr. Phornphutkul’s dedication to orthopedics has earned him international acclaim.Show more +
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