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Phangan Hospital in Ao Ban Tai

Phangan Island Health | Koh Phangan health and relaxation

While Koh Phangan is a smaller island, its emergency services rival more populated areas in Thailand. The Koh Phangan Hospital has a number of facilities and offer advanced medical services. The hospital itself is located in Baan Tai Beach, which is between Thong Sala and Haad Rin. Koh Phangan Hospital is always open, 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and it offers a multitude of services.

The emergency center at Koh Phangan Hospital receives a majority of people from motorbike injuries (due to the hazardous roads and mountainous terrain of Koh Phangan). Here are some of the other services that the Koh Phangan Hospital has.

Dental care is one service of the Koh Phangan Hospital. The dentists at Koh Phangan Hospital do all the normal procedures from cavity filling to extractions, as well as cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening. Dental care is used by those all over the island because this just about their only option for dentistry on the island.

A trauma center is another service of the Koh Phangan Hospital. Should you be in an emergency style accident, you will be brought to the trauma center and treated just as you would anywhere else in the world.

The Koh Phangan Hospital also employs a family doctor. The family doctor is there for all the families with children and treats for flu and other common childhood ailments. Whether you get a cold while you're on the island or you just need general medical treatment, the family doctor can help.

Outside of the Koh Phangan Hospital, nurses are on call in the various sectors of the island. Places such as Haad Rin, Haad Rin Nok and Thong Sala have nursing services that can provide round the clock service to those in need. Thong Sala also has a wealth of walk-in clinics.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009