If you have any disabilities or diseases it is important to know that enough doctors are located in the area of Cha-Am.
For minor ailments, skin rash or diarrhea, you can confidently go to a pharmacy. The staff (usually the owner himself) behind the counter can speak English and in most cases they studied.
In some pharmacies, as in the beach road, one time a week a doctor works in the pharmacy, gives free advice and sells medicine.
For serious complaints, you have to go to a specialist!
There are some specialists in Cha-Am , but if you want a good professional, the nearest large town of Hua Hin is recommended. There many tourists are spending their holiday and there is a correspondingly high density of good specialists.
A friend of mine for example, he let made a cataract surgery in Hua Hin and is fully excited by the result. With less then 50,000 baht, it is also an affordable surgery.
In case of accidents, serious problems and immediate assistance there is a hospital in Cha-Am. It is fortunately only about 500 meters away from the house in Sport Village.
The capital of Thailand, Bangkok, is a drive about two hours away by car. In Bangkok are hospitals with the best international doctors in the world.
It is important that you take of your health and your money and travel with a foreign health insurance. It costs less than 20 € for one year and will reimburse you usually doctor visits and medicine. Conveniently, there are many foreign health insurances at your local automobile club or talk to your health insurance, maybe they can make you a good offer.