ผศ.นพ.ทวีศักดิ์ ทองทวี (Asst. Prof.Dr.Taweesak Tongtawee, MD)

General Information

    Name: Taweesak Tongtawee
    
Rank:  Assistant Professor    
    
E-mail:  taweesak.t@sut.ac.th
    
Tel:    (+66) 44 223 986

 

 

Academic Credentials:

  • Dip. (Thai Board of Surgery), The Royal College of Surgery of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
  • M.D. (General Practice), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Course Training
  • Certificate of general surgery , Thailand
  • Certificate of clinical fellow in Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS), Seoul,South Korea
Research Interests:

  • Helicobacter pylori molecular genetic research
  • Gastroenterological Diseases

Selected Publications:

1: Kaewpitoon SJ, Sangwalee W, Kujapun J, Norkaew J, Chuatanam J, Ponphimai S,
Chavengkun W, Padchasuwan N, Meererksom T, Tongtawee T, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas 
S, Wakkhuwatapong P, Kaewpitoon N. Active screening of gastrointestinal helminth 
infection in migrant workers in Thailand. J Int Med Res. 2018 Aug
7:300060518786911. doi: 10.1177/0300060518786911. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
PMID: 30084317.


2: Kaewpitoon N, Kaewpitoon S, Meererksom T, Chan-Aran S, Sangwalee W, Norkaew J,
Chuatanam J, Kujapan J, Padchasuwan N, Tongtawee T, Matrakool L, Loyd R,
Wakkhuwatthapong P. Detection of Opisthorchis viverrini Infection among the ASEAN
Population in Thailand Using a Verbal Screening Test and Fecal Concentrator Kit. 
Iran J Parasitol. 2018 Apr-Jun;13(2):258-266. PubMed PMID: 30069210; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC6068376.


3: Kaewpitoon N, Kaewpitoon SJ, Meererksom T, Chan-Aran S, Sangwalee W, Kujapun
J, Norkaew J, Chuatanam J, Ponpimai S, Pothipim M, Padchasuwan N, Tongtawee T,
Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S, Loyd RA, Wakkhuwatthapong P. Detection of Risk Groups
for Carcinogenic Liver Fluke Infection by Verbal Screening Questionnaire Using a 
Mobile Application. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2018 Jul 27;19(7):2013-2019. PubMed 
PMID: 30051702.


4: Tongtawee T, Wattanawongdon W, Simawaranon T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaengpenkae S,
Jintabanditwong N, Tangjanyatham P, Ratchapol W, Kangwantas K, Dechsukhum C,
Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon N, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Expression of Cancer 
Stem Cell Marker CD44 and Its Polymorphisms in Patients with Chronic Gastritis,
Precancerous Gastric Lesion, and Gastric Cancer: A Cross-Sectional Multicenter
Study in Thailand. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:4384823. doi: 10.1155/2017/4384823. 
Epub 2017 Dec 27. PubMed PMID: 29445738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5763069.


5: Tongtawee T, Bartpho T, Wattanawongdon W, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W,
Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Role of toll-like receptor 10 gene polymorphism and
gastric mucosal pattern in patients with chronic gastritis. Turk J Gastroenterol.
2017 Jul;28(4):243-247. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2017.16673. PubMed PMID: 28699598.


6: Tongtawee T, Bartpho T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C,
Leeanansaksiri W, Loyd RA, Talabnin K, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Genetic
polymorphisms in TLR1, TLR2, TLR4, and TLR10 of Helicobacter pylori-associated
gastritis: a prospective cross-sectional study in Thailand. Eur J Cancer Prev.
2018 Mar;27(2):118-123. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000347. PubMed PMID: 28368946;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5802262.


7: Kaewpitoon SJ, Loyd RA, Rujirakul R, Wakkuwattapong P, Tongtawee T, Matrakool 
L, Panpimanmas S, Kompor P, Norkaew J, Kujapun J, Chavengkun W, Ponphimai S,
Pothipim M, Phatisena T, Eksanti T, Polsripradist P, Padchasuwan N, Benjaoran F, 
Namvichaisirikul N, Kuebkuntod P, Kaewpitoon N. Primary Care Intervention to
Prevent and Control Cholangiocarcinoma: Lesson from Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. 
J Med Assoc Thai. 2016 Oct;99 Suppl 7:S144-50. PubMed PMID: 29901974.


8: Kaewpitoon SJ, Sawaspol S, Phandee MC, Phandee W, Phanurak W, Rujirakul R,
Wakkuwattapong P, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T, Panpimanmas S, Benjaoran F,
Namvichaisirikul N, Jamkoa D, Joosiri A, Kaewpitoon N. Analysis of Risk Areas of 
Opisthorchis viverrini in Rural Communities by Using SUT-OV-001. J Med Assoc
Thai. 2016 Oct;99 Suppl 7:S138-43. PubMed PMID: 29901970.


9: Tongtawee T, Bartpho T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C,
Leeanansaksiri W, Loyd RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. TLR1 Polymorphism
Associations with Gastric Mucosa Morphologic Patterns on Magnifying NBI
Endoscopy: a Prospective CrossSectional Study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2016;17(7):3391-4. PubMed PMID: 27509981.


10: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Wakkuwattapong R, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Panpimanmas S, Pengsaa P, Jomkoa D, Joosiri A, Kaewpitoon N. Opisthorchis
viverrini Infection Among People in the Border Areas of Three Provinces,
Northeast of Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(6):2973-7. PubMed PMID:
27356720.


11: Phatisena P, Eaksanti T, Wichantuk P, Tritipsombut J, Kaewpitoon SJ,
Rujirakul R, Wakkhuwattapong P, Tongtawee T, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S, Norkaew 
J, Kujapun J, Chavengkun W, Kompor P, Pothipim M, Ponphimai S, Padchasuwan N,
Kaewpitoon N. Behavioral Modification Regarding Liver Fluke and
Cholangiocarcinoma with a Health Belief Model Using Integrated Learning. Asian
Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(6):2889-94. PubMed PMID: 27356708.


12: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Wakkuwattapong P, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Panpimanmas S, Kujapun J, Norkaew J, Photipim M, Ponphimai S, Chavengkun W,
Kompor P, Padchasuwan N, Sawaspol S, Phandee MC, Phandee W, Phanurak W,
Kaewpitoon N. Overweight Relation to Liver Fluke Infection among Rural
Participants from 4 Districts of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. Asian Pac 
J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(5):2565-71. PubMed PMID: 27268631.


13: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Loyd RA, Panpimanmas S, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Kompor P, Norkaew J, Chavengkun W, Wakkhuwattapong P, Kujapun J, Ponphimai S,
Phatisena T, Eaksunti T, Polsripradist P, Joosiri A, Sukkasam I, Padchasuwan N,
Kaewpitoon N. Surveillance of Populations at Risk of Cholangiocarcinoma
Development in Rural Communities of Thailand Using the Korat-CCA Verbal Screening
Test. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(4):2205-9. PubMed PMID: 27221919.


14: Matrakool L, Tongtawee T, Bartpho T, Dechsukhum C, Loyd RA, Kaewpitoon SJ,
Kaewpitoon N. Improved Detection of Helicobacter pylori Infection and
Premalignant Gastric Mucosa Using Conventional White Light Source Gastroscopy.
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(4):2099-103. PubMed PMID: 27221902.


15: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Wakkuwattapong P, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Norkaew J, Kujapun J, Kampangsri W, Kaewpitoon N. Implementation of Health
Behavior Education Concerning Liver Flukes among Village Health Volunteers in an 
Epidemic Area of Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(4):1713-6. PubMed
PMID: 27221842.


16: Tongtawee T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori Infection. Asian
Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(4):1631-5. Review. PubMed PMID: 27221831.


17: Tongtawee T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Characteristics and Risk Factors of Helicobacter 
pylori Associated Gastritis: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study in Northeast
Thailand. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2016;2016:9130602. doi: 10.1155/2016/9130602. 
Epub 2016 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 27042174; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4793146.


18: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Sangkudloa A, Kaewthani S, Khemplila K,
Cherdjirapong K, Kujapun J, Norkaew J, Chavengkun W, Ponphimai S, Polsripradist
P, Padchasuwan N, Joosiri A, Wakkhuwattapong P, Loyd RA, Matrakool L, Tongtawee
T, Panpimanmas S, Kaewpitoon N. Distribution of the Population at Risk of
Cholangiocarcinoma in Bua Yai District, Nakhon Ratchasima of Thailand Using
Google Map. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(3):1433-6. PubMed PMID: 27039785.


19: Kaewpitoon SJ, Kaewpitoon N, Rujirakul R, Wakkuwattapong P, Matrakul L,
Tongtawee T, Loyd RA, Norkaew J, Kujapun J, Chavengkun W, Ponphimai S,
Polsripradist P, Eksanti T, Phatisena T. Nurses and Television as Sources of
Information Effecting Behavioral Improvement Regarding Liver Flukes in Nakhon
Ratchasima Province, Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(3):1097-102.
PubMed PMID: 27039731.


20: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Role of the Mdm2 SNIP 309 Polymorphism in Gastric
Mucosal Morphologic Patterns of Patients with Helicobacter pylori Associated
Gastritis. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(3):1057-60. PubMed PMID: 27039725.


21: Mongsawaeng C, Kokorn N, Kujapun J, Norkaew J, Kootanavanichpong N, Chavenkun
W, Ponphimai S, Kaewpitoon SJ, Tongtawee T, Padchasuwan N, Pengsaa P, Kompor P,
Kaewpitoon N. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Regarding Cervical Cancer among
Rural Community Women in Northeast Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2016;17(1):85-8. PubMed PMID: 26838259.


22: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Tongtawee T, Matrakul L, Panpimanmas S,
Wakkuwattapong P, Loyd RA, Kaewpitoon N. Detection of the Carcinogenic Liver
Fluke Opisthorchis viverrini Using a Mini Parasep SF Faecal Parasite
Concentrator. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(1):373-6. PubMed PMID: 26838241.


23: Kaewpitoon SJ, Loyd RA, Rujirakul R, Panpimanmas S, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Kootanavanichpong N, Pengsaa P, Kompor P, Chavengkun W, Kujapun J, Norkaew J,
Ponphimai S, Padchasuwan N, Polsripradist P, Eksanti T, Phatisena T, Kaewpitoon
N. Helicobacter Species are Possible Risk Factors of Cholangiocarcinoma. Asian
Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(1):37-44. Review. PubMed PMID: 26838240.


24: Tongtawee T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Helicobacter Pylori Associated Gastritis
Increases Risk of Colorectal Polyps: a Hospital Based-Cross-Sectional Study in
Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Northeastern Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2016;17(1):341-5. PubMed PMID: 26838234.


25: Kaewpitoon SJ, Rujirakul R, Loyd RA, Panpimanmas S, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Kompor P, Norkaew J, Chavengkun W, Kujapan J, Polphimai S, Phatisena T, Eaksunti 
T, Polsripradist P, Padchasuwan N, Kaewpitoon N. Re-Examination of Opisthorchis
viverrini in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Northeastern Thailand, Indicates
Continued Needs for Health Intervention. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2016;17(1):231-4. PubMed PMID: 26838215.


26: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Improved Detection of Helicobacter pylori
Infection and Premalignant Gastric Mucosa Using "Site Specific Biopsy": a
Randomized Control Clinical Trial. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(18):8487-90. 
PubMed PMID: 26745106.


27: Kaewpitoon SJ, Namwichaisirikul N, Loyd RA, Churproong S, Ueng-Arporn N,
Matrakool L, Tongtawee T, Rujirakul R, Nimkhuntod P, Wakhuwathapong P, Kaewpitoon
N. Nutritional Status among Rural Community Elderly in the Risk Area of Liver
Fluke, Surin Province, Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(18):8391-6.
PubMed PMID: 26745091.


28: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S, Loyd RA, Kaewpitoon
SJ, Kaewpitoon N. High Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Resistance to
Clarithromycin: a Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Nakhon Ratchasima
Province, Northeast of Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(18):8281-5.
PubMed PMID: 26745073.


29: Kaewpitoon SJ, Loyd RA, Rujirakul R, Panpimanmas S, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T,
Kootanavanichpong N, Kompor P, Chavengkun W, Kujapun J, Norkaew J, Ponphimai S,
Padchasuwan N, Pholsripradit P, Eksanti T, Phatisena T, Kaewpitoon N. Benefits of
Metformin Use for Cholangiocarcinoma. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2015;16(18):8079-83. Review. PubMed PMID: 26745042.


30: Kaewpitoon SJ, Kaewpitoon N, Rujirakul R, Ueng-Arporn N, Matrakool L,
Tongtawee T. The Carcinogenic Liver Fluke Opisthorchis viverrini among Rural
Community People in Northeast Thailand: a Cross- Sectional Descriptive Study
using Multistage Sampling Technique. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(17):7803-7.
PubMed PMID: 26625801.


31: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Talabnin K, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S,
Kaewpitoon N, Loyd RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Correlation between Patterns
of Mdm2 SNIP 309 and Histopathological Severity of Helicobacter pylori Associated
Gastritis in Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(17):7781-4. PubMed PMID: 
26625797.


32: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Genetic Polymorphism of MDM2 SNP309 in Patients
with Helicobacter Pylori-Associated Gastritis. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2015;16(16):7049-52. PubMed PMID: 26514489.


33: Kaewpitoon N, Kootanavanichpong N, Kompor P, Chavenkun W, Kujapun J, Norkaew 
J, Ponphimai S, Matrakool L, Tongtawee T, Panpimanmas S, Rujirakul R, Padchasuwan
N, Pholsripradit P, Eksanti T, Phatisena T, Loyd RA, Kaewpitoon SJ. Review and
Current Status of Opisthorchis viverrini Infection at the Community Level in
Thailand. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(16):6825-30. Review. PubMed PMID:
26514452.


34: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Improved Helicobacter pylori Eradication Rate of 
Tailored Triple Therapy by Adding Lactobacillus delbrueckii and Streptococcus
thermophilus in Northeast Region of Thailand: A Prospective Randomized Controlled
Clinical Trial. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2015;2015:518018. doi:
10.1155/2015/518018. Epub 2015 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 26167176; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4475728.


35: Tongtawee T, Dechsukhum C, Leeanansaksiri W, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Loyd
RA, Matrakool L, Panpimanmas S. Effect of Pretreatment with Lactobacillus
delbrueckii and Streptococcus thermophillus on Tailored Triple Therapy for
Helicobacter pylori Eradication: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical
Trial. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(12):4885-90. PubMed PMID: 26163609.


36: Tongtawee T, Kaewpitoon S, Kaewpitoon N, Dechsukhum C, Loyd RA, Matrakool L. 
Correlation between Gastric Mucosal Morphologic Patterns and Histopathological
Severity of Helicobacter pylori Associated Gastritis Using Conventional Narrow
Band Imaging Gastroscopy. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:808505. doi:
10.1155/2015/808505. Epub 2015 May 18. PubMed PMID: 26120585; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4450271.


37: Tongtawee T, Kaewpitoon SJ, Loyd R, Chanvitan S, Leelawat K, Praditpol N,
Jujinda S, Kaewpitoon N. High Expression of Matrix Metalloproteinase-11 indicates
Poor Prognosis in Human Cholangiocarcinoma. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.
2015;16(9):3697-701. PubMed PMID: 25987024.