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Department of Anesthesiology

Committed to excellent service, patient comfort, and well-being, the consultant anesthesiologists of the Cardinal Santos Medical Center Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine provide patients with stringent pre-operative care, intra-operative care, and evidence-based pain control for acute and chronic pain. It upholds the right of patient to remain pain-free during and after his or her stay.

The Department is a leading training institution for anesthesia and pain medicine.

The Department’s 3-year residency program has produced several top anesthesiologists in the Philippines.

Its graduates have passed the Diplomate Examinations with flying colors and have risen through the ranks of the Philippine Society of Anesthesiology. The program presently includes a 2-month rotation to the Pediatric and Cardiovascular Anesthesia Sections of the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital.

Department of Internal Medicine

Cardinal Santos Medical Center is the preferred place of practice of some of the Philippines’ top practitioners in industrial medicine. These specialists provide expert care for work-related conditions and injuries. They provide expertise in the prevention of such conditions to promote optimal health and safety in the workplace so you can come home at your best.

The largest among the medical departments, the Department of Internal Medicine is composed of over 400 of the Philippines’ top specialist dealing with non-surgical diseases among adolescents and adults. It encompasses the following disciplines:

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology and Diabetology
  • Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases and Infection Control & Prevention
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nephrology and Hemodialysis
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Psychiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Toxicology and Pharmacology
  • Training Programs

Cardinal Santos Medical Center is an accredited training institution for Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiology and Gastroenterology. Its faculty includes top officers of the Philippine College of Physicians and its subspecialty organizations. To date, Cardinal Santos Medical Center is proud of its 128 graduates in Internal Medicine, 11 graduates in cardiology, and 22 graduates in gastroenterology.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cardinal Santos Medical Center prides itself in being a “Mommy-Baby-Friendly” institution. Spearheading efforts towards this is the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Department has a strong roster of 129 obstetrician-gynecologists, several of whom have been heads of the Philippine Obstetrics and Gynecology Society and the Philippines Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for women.

The Department offers patients the following services:

  • Maternal and fetal care, prenatal check-ups
  • Gynecologic screenings for abnormal bleeding, myomas, and pelvic masses/tumors
  • Pap Smear, Colposcopy/HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Testing
  • Reproductive endocrinology
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Obstetric/gynecologic ultrasound (including 3D/4D ultrasound)
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Comprehensive women’s care
  • Minimally invasive procedures (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy)
  • Female infectious diseases
  • Urogynecology (female urinary tract and incontinence)

The entire Delivery Room complex has been completely renovated into spacious, individualized labor rooms for the highest level of privacy for its patients in labor. Fathers or birthing partners are allowed within the labor room throughout the entire labor process. A separate Birthing Unit/Lamaze Room allows couples to experience the labor and delivery together, all in the comforts of a private delivery suite.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is also a leading training institution, offering the following training programs:

  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellowship in Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound

The residency program features rotations in the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, The Medical City, Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, San Juan Medical Center, Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Medical Center, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital, and Pasig City General Hospital.

Department of Ophthalmology

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's (CSMC) Department of Ophthalmology is one of the country’s top institutions in eye care. Boasting of 82 consultant ophthalmologists, many of which are leaders in the academe, officers of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology, and recipients of international research awards, the department offers comprehensive eye care.

Under its auspices are an outpatient department for patients with eye complaints and a dedicated ophthalmic operating room.

The Department of Ophthalmology is an accredited training institution by the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology with an excellent passing record. Its trainees participate in several outreach programs, including regular out-patient clinic in Bacood, Sta. Mesa, Manila.

Department of Dental Medicine

The Department of Dental Medicine of Cardinal Santos Medical Center will definitely make you smile. It offers comprehensive dental services and is fully dedicated to the patient’s comfort and satisfaction.

It offers:

  • General dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Endodontics (root canal therapy)
  • Prosthodontics (dentures and bridges)
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics (diseases of the gums and supporting tissues)
  • Oral implants and oral surgery
  • Orthodontics

Department of Emergency Medicine

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's Emergency Room is under the auspices of the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Led by top Philippine emergency medicine specialists, the Emergency Department team of well-trained medical professionals is well equipped to provide emergent care to distressed patients, even those suffering from trauma and critical illness, any time of any day, 24/7. You can be sure of prompt and personal care and attention that any patient, young or old, critical or non-critical, deserves.

EMERGENCY HOTLINE: (+632) 727-0052

Department of Pathology

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's Pathology and Laboratory Department is equipped with up-to-date laboratory equipment for fast and accurate results. The Department is divided into the following sections:

  • Hematology
  • Clinic Chemistry
  • Clinical Microscopy
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology & Special Procedures
  • Blood Bank
  • Anatomic
  • Pathology

It boasts of the Dimension RxL Max Integrated Chemistry System, which can perform 2,000 tests per hour. The Blood Bank is equipped with a Haemonetics machine that can perform apheresis and plasma exchange. More importantly, the Department participates in the National External Quality Assessment Scheme (NEQAs) to ensure the accuracy of its laboratories.


CONTACT NUMBER: (+632) 727-0001 local 4013

Department of Pediatrics


The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's (CSMC) Department of Pediatrics embodies the kind of family-oriented care that the hospital is known for. The Department’s 110 pediatricians are at the forefront of efforts that made CSMC a “Mommy-Baby Friendly” hospital.

The hospital’s pediatric midwives and nurses are trained in lactation. Mothers can breastfeed their newborn even if the baby has been admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Preterm babies are encouraged to undergo kangaroo care. This is a technique where the infant is placed at direct skin-to-skin contact with the mother. This restores the physiological and psychological bond, allows easy breastfeeding for the preterm infant, and helps stabilize the infant’s body temperature more smoothly than an incubator.

The Department of Pediatrics cares for the sickest of patients. In addition to fragile preterm infants, our pediatricians also strive to give the best care for the hospital’s youngest cancer patients.

In partnership with the Comprehensive Cancer and Research Center, the Department’s pediatric cancer ward looks more like a playground. Children receiving treatment can still enjoy life while battling cancer.

The Pediatric wing at the second floor also has a play area where patients can enjoy their hospital stay. The Department offers a full range of sub-specialty pediatric services:

  • Pediatric Allergology and Immunology
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pediatric Critical Care/Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Neonatology (newborn)
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

CSMC is an accredited training institution for pediatrics. It boasts of a 100% passing rate with the Philippine Pediatric Society, and is at the top of all non-university based pediatric training programs.

The Pediatrics Training Program of CSMC employs a mentorship program, where residents are mentored by consultants one-on-one to ensure that the finest points of clinical practice are bestowed on the trainee.

The residents are also trained in community pediatrics and preventive pediatrics, as well as to intensive sub-specialty rotations to ensure that they get more than what is expected of a general pediatrician.


Department of Radiology

The Radiology Department offers a wide range of radiological procedures, using state-of-the-art imaging technology, and are performed by well-trained technologists, nurses, and radiologists to ensure accuracy and safety of procedures.

Its digital x-ray machines display images in computer monitors for faster reading by one of the 46 top-caliber radiologists of Cardinal Santos Medical Center. The Department also offers ultrasound, digital mammography, high-speed 128-slice and 16-slice CT Scan, and fluoroscopy (a form of real-time x-ray that can display moving images, such as the movement of the gastrointestinal tract.)

The Section of Nuclear Medicine is under the Department of Radiology of Cardinal Santos Medical Center. Nuclear Medicine is a branch of medicine that uses minute amounts of radioactive materials (called tracers) to diagnose and/or treat a number of diseases. These include diseases of the heart, lungs, bone, kidney, endocrine system (e.g. thyroid), digestive system, as well as a number of cancers.

The Section has two gamma cameras, which detect radiation from the tracers and converts these signals into images. Unlike x-rays, CT scans and MRIs that show the structure of organs, the images from nuclear medicine techniques also show the function of the diseased organ.

To ensure the accuracy and safety of all procedures, the staff and specialists of the section are licensed and certified by the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute and the Philippine Society of Nuclear Medicine (PSNM).

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center Section of Nuclear Medicine is an accredited training institution by the PSNM. Its graduates have consistently passed the certifying examinations of the PSNM. Physicians with accredited medical specialties may undergo a 2-year program, while those without specialization require a 3-year training program in nuclear medicine.


Monday to Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Examinations are scheduled.


Direct line (+632) 727-5793

(+632) 727-0001 local 4204

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine specializes in treating neck and low back pain, tendonitis and arthritis, work and sports-related injuries, patients recovering from stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, patients rehabilitating from joint replacement surgery and many others.

The Department boasts of Physiatrists who are cornerstones of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Philippines.

They are joined by highly competent physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech & language pathologists in restoring and optimizing function through a multi-disciplinary approach.

The Department also features a comprehensive speech therapy clinic.


Monday to Friday 7:00AM to 7:00PM (cut-off time: 5:30PM)

Saturday 7:00AM to 5:00PM (cut-off time: 4:00PM)


(+632) 727-0001 Local 4111

Telefax: (+632) 725-3167

Department of Surgery

The Cardinal Santos Medical Center's Department of Surgery is a robust 243-team of the Philippines’ top surgeons. The Department offers a comprehensive array of surgical services:

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma Urology

Cardinal Santos Medical Center has an intensive 5-year training program on general surgery and is an accredited training institution by the Philippine Board of Surgery.

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