APGS Board member & Industry Liaison Chair
Prof. Prin Rojanapongpun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. He is also a consultant at Bumrungrad International and Sukumvit Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. In addition, he also serves as a Director for MedPark Hospital Eye Care Center.
He received his bachelor's degree in science and medicine from Chulalongkorn University and completed his ophthalmology residency at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rojanapongpun pursued his clinical glaucoma fellowship at the University of British Columbia under Professor Stephen Drance. He also did short glaucoma visiting fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Duke University, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 1993, he received a Japanese Ophthalmological Society scholarship to Dokkyo University in Japan.
Dr. Rojanapongpun holds senior positions in several professional ophthalmologic societies, including Executive Board of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS), Council of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), Executive Consultant of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Thailand, Past President of the Asian Angle Closure Glaucoma Club (AACGC), the South East Asia Glaucoma Interest Group (SEAGIG), the Thai Glaucoma Society, and APGS. He also serves as chair, committee, and consultant to many national and supranational societies and industries.
Dr. Rojanapongpun is distinguished glaucoma and cataract lecturer. He has received awards from AAO, ASCRS, APAO, APACRS, and the Red Cross Society. He presented and lectured in 18 countries in Asia and another 19 countries in America, Europe, Africa, and Australia (where several countries were visited multiple times). He has delivered more than 400 lectures at national and international congresses. He performed live surgery in 7 countries and trained many surgeons to perform cataract and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Rojanapongpun's current primary research interests include micro-device, VR systems, and AI for glaucoma surgery and diagnosis, advanced cataract surgery and IOL customization, combined phaco/IOL and glaucoma surgery. He has published many domestic literatures and international peer-reviewed articles.