Schedule and prepare your surgery before travelling
STEP 1: E-mail correspondence:
For Facial feminization surgery (FFS) comments, Dr.Chettawut requires your close up face pictures (hair tied back, no make-up, and no eye glasses) in complete views (front, semi 45 degree, side and base view) as jpeg files with good resolution up to 1 MB.
For body contouring surgery comments, Dr.Chettawut requires your body pictures (including shoulder to knee level) in complete views (front, semi 45 degree, side and back view) as jpeg files with good resolution up to 1 MB.
Patients will be requested to completely fill out the “Patient Information Form” to clarify your health condition(s) and it is important that you never conceal any underlying health condition(s) which might impact the surgical procedure(s) or cause post-operative complications. It is the patient’s responsibility to provide, to the best of their knowledge, true and correct information in the “patient Information Form”.
STEP 2: Booking the surgery date:
Once the surgery date is mutually agreed, the 20% deposit sent by international wire transfer will be required within 10 days otherwise your surgery date might need to be rescheduled if the agreed date has been reserved.
STEP 3: Complete the necessary requirements and finalize your surgical fee:
The required blood tests and x-ray need to be completed around 6 weeks prior your surgery date then sent all reports via e-mail in jpeg format for Dr.Chettawut to review.
The normal requirements are as follows:
The below conditions are required additional lab tests and / or referral letter(s) from specialist:
-If your age is over 42 year, the electrocardiogram (EKG) is required (present in both EKG graph and interpretation)
-If your age is over 60 year, please provide more blood tests and cardiac evaluation as following:
-If you schedule for FFS (Facial Feminization Surgery) which involve bone contouring (forehead contouring, jaw contouring, chin contouring surgery), the skull series x-ray (including the entire forehead to lower border of chin bone) is required.
-If you schedule for SRS (Sex Reassignment Surgery), the 2 referrals are required from the specific mental health professionals (read more on the subpage- Required Documents for Scheduling Sex Reassignment Surgery)
Finalize your surgical fee
The alternative to pay your balance is by either cash (accept only USD, AUD, and EURO in 100 bills and up) or traveler check (accept only American express check in only 100 bills), if you plan to settle your balance this way, please inform our office 3 weeks in advance.