Molloy (John )
> I am writing to you to express my
sincerest and lifelong thanks for the
> help, understanding, patience, professionalism and courtesy
extended to me
> by you and your staff during my SRS surgery in Bangkok. The
level of care
> extended to me surpassed anything that one could expect or
> western medicine. The surgical expertise shown during my
> operative care is without question at least at the level
of the best that
> could have been obtained in the west this has been verified
> by surgeons here in Ireland. I send my sincerest thanks to
> especially Mrs Mao who all treated me as a friend and took
> care of me. I had spent a lifetime feeling depressed and
> for my dream of becoming the woman that I always knew I should
be to come
> true. As you know to do this I had extensive surgery involving
> augmentation (705cc implants which gave me a 42C cup size),
> surgery including face lift, liposuction to arms and neck
and to my tummy
> area this surgery should have been the most painfull and
> experience of my life but thanks to you and your staff even
though it did
> involve pain "what operation doesnt" it was made
the most plesant and
> memorable time in my life and I really do thank you for that.
I hope you
> would use this letter as a testimonial because I would totally
> encourage anyone who is contemplating SRS that they should
use your most
> excellent and rare services that are so badly needed by so
> Sincerest Thanks,
> Sandra Molloy (John )
am Not a God by Gail Bennett
> I am Not a God
> by Gail Bennett
> This is my second visit to Thailand for a surgical process.
> visit occurred in June 1998 when I flew to Phuket for sex reassignment
> I have enormous respect for the calibre of Thai plastic surgeons,
> the graciousness of Thai people. In 2004 I stayed in Bangkok,
with a dual
> purpose for the visit. One to have a rest and take a vacation,
> being to have a hair transplant.
> In 2003 when I was living in Brisbane I consulted a doctor
> hair transplants and was told I needed 600 grafts. In Bangkok
I was told
> required 2500. I am pleased I chose Bangkok, because the results,
> the transplant, are wonderful. For me, having the hair transplant
> as important as having SRS many moons ago. It is not an easy
> process, and it took longer than SRS.
> I arrived in Bangkok on a balmy Friday night and was driven
to my hotel in
> Mercedes-Benz. The limousine and the hotel had been arranged
> Dr Pichet. It was about midnight when I arrived at the hotel,
and I just
> wanted to get to bed. The hotel suite was gorgeous and the
bed was a
> to sleep in. Next morning I went the hospital where Dr Pichet
> of his surgical procedures, and where I knew an Australian
> recovering from SRS. Shortly after arriving there, Dr Pichet
> we were introduced to each other.
> A short time later I went to the hospitals admission area
> some medical formalities, prior to my hair transplant the following
> Unless otherwise requested, Dr Pichets Western patients are
> in a private room at the hospital. The standard of service
by the nursing
> staff at the hospital is pleasing, but during much of Dr Pichets
> he is accompanied by his own personal nursing staff, who must
> for their talent and dedication.
> I arrived at the hospital on the Sunday morning about 9.00am.
> the procedure started, with the first of many anaesthetic injections.
> Initially the concentration for the injections is in the donor
> Pichet removed a portion of hair at the rear of the head, which
> vulnerable to the evils of testosterone. It took Dr Pichet
> to remove the donor area and to complete the sutures. For the
> minutes I was lying on my stomach, which is not the most comfortable
> positions. About 11.10am I was advised I could lie on my back.
> relief, I thought! Many hours of having a sore backside were,
> about to beseige me!
> Periodically I asked for a pause in the procedure, so I could
> a toilet break. About 1.30pm we took a break for lunch. At
> realised I could not endure the procedure much further, and
I saw Dr
> and told him I wanted to stop and he agreed. Dr Pichet undertakes
> surgical process with the donor area, but after the sutures
are in place,
> is his nursing staff that completes the process. Dr Pichet,
> continually appears to inspect the outcome. By 4.40pm I had
> grafts and despite the horrible appearance of my scalp, I was
> with what I saw.
> I left the hospital with my head in a bandage, and headed back
to my hotel
> room. That night I was expecting to endure a high element of
pain, but I
> surprised that there was none.
> Dr Pichets staff provided sufficient painkillers and anti-biotics
> entire recovery period. At the time of writing this article,
it is a week
> after the procedure, and if I have lost any of the new grafts,
> been minimal, and the result is wonderful. Every morning Dr
Pichet sends a
> driver to take all of his patients residing at the hotel to
> a checkup.
> After the checkup, sometimes his staff are available to accompany
> shopping excursions, or on tourist jaunts. The level of service
> Dr Pichet and his staff is superb. In my case, they even helped
> a cheaper cost for a new digital video camera.
> It is disappointing to hear some of patients of Dr Pichet complain
> Thai food. Heavens above, what did they expect? Meat pies and
> As a devotee of hot and spicy Thai food I am in my element.
I often wonder
> how many people come to the surgeons of Thailand expecting
> transformation in their lives.
> In the case of SRS candidates, they may realise that SRS was
> miracle they had expected, but as Dr Pichet says, I am not
> No matter the procedure, miracles can never be guaranteed,
but I am more
> than happy, and in the months to come I look forward to a new
head of hair
> that I can truly call my own.
> Dear Doctor Pichet,
> All is well back here. One of the best decisions
> was to actually choose you as my surgeon. I am pleased with
the results so
> far. All of your staff went the extra step to show genuine
concern for me
> and I did end up having a good time, even though most could
not tell. Please
> convey my heartfelt regards to Mrs Mao, who has treated me
with so much care
> beyond what her duties demand. She is a very warm and friendly
woman who has
> made my stay very fulfilling by easing my anxiety and worries.
> would fall sick, she was overloading me with plenty of medical
> never had the chance to thank her properly enough.
> I also want to apologise for the sudden scare that day with
> attack, which appararently got everyone anxious and worried.
I feel bad over
> that. Thanks for helping me to stay calm on my way to the hospital.
> the stay was satisfying nonetheless.You are such a nice man.
I may consider
> returning in the near future to call upon your services again.
> stay happy and healthy.
>> Your sincerely,
> Cyrus from Singapore