the Field in
A Legacy of Excellence
For almost 50 years, the Department of Orthopedics of the University of the Philippines Manila – Philippine General Hospital has been providing Filipinos with the best in Orthopedic health care. Driven by its commitment to leadership and excellence in service, training and research, yet grounded in its humanistic tradition, the department takes pride in not only providing services at par with world-class standards, but in also spearheading the development and enhancement of the various Orthopedic subspecialties in the national setting. At present, the department has graduated a total of 196 highly competent and skilled surgeons distributed all over the country.
A dynamic orthopedic department dedicated to achieving excellence in training, research and service for the benefit of the Filipino people.
Guided by moral, ethical and spiritual values, we commit ourselves to excellence in Orthopedic Health Care while maintaining a balance between work and family.
We will treat our trainees as partners in learning as we conduct a training program directed towards ethical practice and responsive to the needs of the community.
We will provide the community with quality care, which is effective, efficient and humane.
We will nurture a conducive atmosphere to produce high quality research to answer the needs of our patients, our country and the rest of the world.
Peter B. Bernardo, MD
Jose Ma. D. Bautista, MD
Assistant Chair for Postgraduate Training & Education
Tammy L. Dela Rosa, MD
Assistant Chair for Planning, Development and
Continuing Medical Education
Samuel Arsenio M. Grozman, MD
Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Training & Education
Nathaniel S. Orillaza, Jr., MD
Assistant Chair for Research
Dave Anthony G. Dizon, MD
Assistant Chair for Health Services
Joseph Garvy L. Lai, MD
Assistant Chair for Fiscal Services