Dr Thai Thi Hoa

Top pain treatment specialist in Vietnam



Anesthesiologist – Intensivist – Pain specialist

Language Spoken

Vietnamese – Mother tongue
French – Fluent
English – Good


Medical School

Medical Doctor, University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh city (1991)


Postgraduate Education  and Qualifications

  • Specialization Degree Level I, Anaesthesiology and ICU, University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh city (1996)
  • Advanced Training Certificate, Anesthesiology and ICU, University of René Descarte Univ.Paris, Paris, France (1998)
  • Advanced Training Certificate, Anesthesiology and ICU, Paris V University, France and University of Medicine (CUF), Ho Chi Minh city (2001)
  • DIS in Pain management Paris VII University  Paris, France (2007)
  • Certificate of  Completed hands-on training  –  Interventional Pain Management  of Interventional Pain Institude (IPI) (2006)
  • Certificate of  Completed hands-on training  – Myofascial pain and Dry needling triggers points therapy of CPD Health courses Australia 2014
  • Certificate of  Completed continuous training for articular and soft tissue injection – Training Center of Cho Ray Hospital
  • Certificate of non-surgical spinal decompression therapy:
    • Singapore 2015
    • USA2016


  • Senior Consultant, CTO Hospital, Ho Chi Minh city (1992 – 1999)
  • Internship, Anesthesiology and ICU, Tenon Hospital, Paris, France (1997 – 1998)
  • Deputy Head, Anesthesiology and ICU Department, CTO Hospital,Ho Chi Minh city (1999 – 2003)
  • Doctor offellowship atPain Managementcenter, St. Elizabeth – Namur Hospital,  Belgium (2005)
  • Doctor offellowship atPain Managementcenter, Lariboisière Pain Center, Paris, France (2007)
  • Senior Anesthesia Consultant, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care department,FV Hospital (2003 – 2013)
  • Deputy Head of Department, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, FV Hospital (2004-2010)
  • Senior Pain Control Specialist, Pain Clinic, FV Hospital (since 2005)
  • Head of Department, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, FV Hospital (2010 – January 2013)
  • Head of FVH’s Pain Clinic, (2005-2016) 
  • 2005 – 2009 Various sessions of hands–on training on interventional pain management techniques by Dr.Jacques BONTEMPS – Pain Center of St.Elisabeth Hospital – Belgium, Dr.Peter TUXEN – Pain Center of St.Jude Medical– Los-Angeles-USA, Dr.Bernard LEE – Pain Center of Tan Tock Seng – Singapore

Special Clinical Expertise

1. Pain management:
– Acute pain conditions

– Chronic Pain conditions 

1.1.Interventional procedures
– Acute pain procedure
– Chronic pain procedure

  • Articular infiltration: Steroid, hyaluronidase, PRP
  • Nerve Block diagnostic- RF Pulsed treatment
  • Trigger point injection (Mesotheraphy – Steroid and PRP) – RF Pulsed treatment
  • Bursa Injections (Bursitis)
  • Botox Injection
  • Injections:  Procedures with Carm guidance
    • Epidural, foraminal, facet joint (Cervical, thoracic, lombar)
    • Piriformis, suprascapular nervre, Shoulder, SI joint
  • Radiofrequency: Thermocoagulation – Neurotomy (Heat/pulsed-Lumbar, thoracic and cervical)
  • Discography – IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy)
  • Morphine pump, Epidurolysis

1.2. Dry needling Triggers points therapy

1.3. Therapy with Ultrasound, electrical stimulation (Low rediofrequency, interferential radiofrequency, high radiofrequecy), Laser, Radial shockwave

1.4. NonSurgical Spinal Decompressiontherapy

2. Anesthesia:
– General anesthesia for all specialties,except cardiology
– ALR with Neuro-stimulation and echo guidance, epidural for labor

3. ICU: Medical and surgical

4. Porte–Cath for chemotherapy (Experience of more than 400 cases)