Consultant Staff of the Department of Neurosciences

Adult Neurology | Neurosurgery | Pediatric Neurology

Maria Cristina Z. San Jose, MD

Chief, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Cerebrovascular Medicine, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City

Rotations in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Stroke Institute Neurovascular Laboratory

Interests: Stroke

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center  7230101 Loc 6514

Philippine General Hospital 353-5518 loc 121

Carissa Paz C. Dioquino-Maligaso MD

Chairperson of the Department of Neurosciences

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Clinical Toxicology, National Poison Control and Information Service, Philippines

Observership, Nathan Kline Institute, New York

Visiting scholar, Occupation and Environmental Neurology Program, Boston University Medical Center

                                            

Interests: Neurotoxicology, Neuroschistosomiasis

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center Quezon City; 725-8486

Manila Doctors Hospital; 558-0888

Philippine General Hospital

Michelle M. Anlacan MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

 

Fellowship:

Dementia, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital
                                            

Interests: Dementia

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

The Medical City 359-0760

Cardinal Santos Medical Center 727-7662

Philippine General Hospital 708-0000 Loc 121

 

Mina N. Astejada, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Muscle Diseases, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan

Interests: Stroke

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Chinese General hospital Medical Center; 7114141 loc 1709

Philippine General Hospital 09167988709

Ranhel De Roxas-Bernardino MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital 

Fellowship:

Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology, University of Alberta

                                            

Interests: Neurooncology

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Bernardino General Hospital

Diliman Doctors Hospital

Julette-Marie F. Batara MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital 

Fellowship:

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuro-oncology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Training in Pain Management Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, Maryland

                                            

Interests: Neurooncology

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center QC: 732-0101

Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center BGC: 789-7700

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Philippine General Hospital: 554-8400 loc 2405

    Faculty Medical Arts Building Wed 11am-1pm 

Alvin Rae Cenina, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Cognitive Neurology and Dementia, National Neuroscience Institute - Singapore
                                            

Interests: Dementia

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Clinical Associate Professor & Consultant, Department of Neurosciences, UP College of Medicine & Philippine General Hospital
Head, Memory Wellness Program, Brain Wellness Center, Asian Hospital & Medical 
Member, Dementia Council, Philippine Neurological Association 
Consultant Neurologist in several Rizal hospitals (Angono, Binangonan, Taytay)

Leonor I. Cabral-Lim MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital 

Fellowship:

Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials, Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago Illinois 

 

Interests: Health care policy, Delivery and services, Women

and epilepsy, Clinical epileptology, Antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment and

pharmacology, Psychosocial issues and quality of life in epilepsy.

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Chinese General Hospital: (By appointment) 8066828 ; 09178296612 ; 09199952400

Philippine General Hospital

Manila Doctors Hospital

Maria Epifania V. Collantes MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: Dona Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation- Medical School

Residency: 

Internal Medicine, Manila Doctor's Hospital

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Visiting Fellowship in Neurologic Critical Care Washington University
Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology- UP Manila
European Masters in Stroke Medicine, Danube University, Krems, Austria
                                            

Interests: Stroke, Critical Care

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Manila Doctors Hospital 558-0888 loc 5220

Philippine General Hospital

Marc Laurence L. Fernandez, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

 

 

 

 

Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Visiting Researcher in Clinical Epileptology, Department of Epileptology,

Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

Interests: Epilpepsy

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital

The Medical City

Manila Doctors Hospital

Metro Antipolo Hospital and Medical Center

Providence Hospital Quezon City

Josephine Casanova-Gutierrez, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Neuroimmunology Research, Kyushu University, Fukoka, Japan

Epilepsy, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

Interests: Epilepsy

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

De La Salle University Medical Center

Asian Hospital Medical Center; 771-9000

Philippine General Hospital

Maria Angelica Geronimo-Felipe, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

 

 

 

 

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Residency: 

Adult Neurology,The Medical City

Fellowship:

Epilepsy and EEG, Philippine General Hospital

Interests: Epilpepsy

Affiliated Hospitals:

Salvador General Hospital

Señor Sto. Niño Hospital

Ramos General Hospital

Central Luzon Doctors' Hospital

Jecsons Medical Center 

Katerina Tanya P. Gosiengfiao, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Makati Medial Center

Fellowship:

Clinical Neurophysiology and Epileptology, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, USA

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Epileptology, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Interests: Epilpepsy

Affiliated Hospitals:

Makati Medical Center 892-4128

St. Lukes Medical Center Global City

Philippine General Hospital

Roland Dominic Jamora MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Movement Disorders, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

                                            

Interests: Movement Disorders

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital; 2424939

St. Lukes Medical Center Quezon City and Global City 727-5552; 789-7700 loc 7724

Philippine Movement Disorder Surgery Center (Philmove), Cardinal Santos Medical Center 

727-7662

Paul Matthew D. Pasco MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Neurogenetics, La Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France 

Translational Research, Children's National Research, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC

Masters in Clinical Epidemiology, University of The Philippines College of Medicine

                                            

Interests: Clinical Epidemiology, CNS infections

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital 242-4939

Philippine Children's Medical Center

Jose Leonard R. Pascual, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Stroke, Philippine General Hospital

Stroke, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital

Interests: Cerebrovascular diseases, Infections of the Central Nervous System, Medical Research Databases and Electronic Medical Records

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Manila Doctors Hospital

St Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City

The Medical City

Philippine General Hospital

Maria Carissa Pineda-Franks, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship:

Stroke, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Neurocritical Care, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Interests: Cerebrovascular diseases, Neurocritical Care

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

St Luke's Medical Center

Capitol Medical Center

Philippine General Hospital

Mario Prado Jr., MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Clinical and Diagnostic Neurophysiology, Chiba University, Japan

Interests: Peripheral NS disorders

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital

Tarlac Provincial Hospital

Señor Sto. Niño Hospital

Jose Paciano B. Reyes, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

 

Fellowship:

Observership in Clinical Electrophysiology, Kansas Uiversity Medical Center, Kansas, USA

Electrophysiology, Philippine General Hospital

Interests: Neurophysiology (EMG-NCV)

Affiliated Hospitals:

Manila Doctors Hospital

The Medical City

Philippine General Hospital

Godfrey T. Robeniol, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult Neurology

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Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Interests: General Neurology

Affiliated Hospitals:

Cardinal Santos Medical Center 7270001 Loc 2272

Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center 531-4911 Loc. 111

Philippine General Hospital

Gerardo D. Legaspi, MD

Director, Philippine General Hospital

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery

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Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Masters in Neurovascular Diseases, Paris SUD University

Interests: Skullbase surgery, Brain tumors, Functional neurosurgery

Affiliated Hospitals:

Manila Doctors Hospital

St Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City

The Medical City

Philippine General Hospital

 

Annabell E. Chua, MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

Medical School: University of the Philippines, College of Medicine

Residency: Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Neurotrauma Hartford Hospital University of Conneticut Medical Center

Epilepsy Surgery University of Cincinnati Medical Center

                                            

Interests: Neurotrauma, Epilepsy Surgery

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center Quezon City and Global City: 723-0101 Loc. 5117

Manila Doctors Hospital: 558-0888 Loc. 4503

Philippine General Hospital

Kathleen Joy Khu, MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

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Medical School: University of the Philippines, College of Medicine

Residency: Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Neurosurgical Oncology, National Neuroscience Institute; Singapore

Neurosurgical Oncology, Toronto Western Hospital; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship in Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre; Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                                            

Interests: Neuro-oncology, peripheral nerve surgery, general neurosurgery, qualitative research

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital; 524-2338; 708-0000 local 121

Manila Doctors Hospital; 558-0888 local 5070

Chinese General Hospital

St. Lukes Medical Center Global City

Eric Dennis C. Legaspi MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: 

Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Spine Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
                                            

Interests: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Capitol Medical Center; 372-3825

St. Lukes Medical Center Quezon City; 723-0101

Philippine General Hospital 242-4939 Loc 121

Willy G. Lopez MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Residency: 

Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
                                            

Interests: Aneurysm surgery, Surgical options in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Stereotactic Radiosurgery

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

The Medical City 631-7780

Cardinal Santos Medical Center 727-7662

Makati Medical Center 888-8999 Loc 2239

Philippine General Hospital

Peter Paul D. Rivera, MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Interests: Vascular neurosurgery

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center Global City 635-6789 Loc 5068

The Medical City

Philippine General Hospital

Cardinal Santos Medical Center

Ibet Marie Y. Sih, MD

Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery

Medical School: University of The Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Neurosurgery, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Spine surgery, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

Interests: Spine Neurosurgery​

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center Global City 789-7700 Loc 7109

St. Lukes Medical Center Quezon City 723-0101 Loc 5146

Metropolitan Medical Center 254-7432

Philippine Children Medical Center 924-6604 Loc 704

Philippine General Hospital 242-4939

The Medical City

Manila Doctors Hospital

Benilda C. Sanchez-Gan, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG and Epilepsy), State University of New York - Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY, USA

Interests: EEG and Epilepsy

Affiliated Hospitals:

St. Lukes Medical Center, MAB Rm 524 723-0101 loc 6524

UP-PGH FMAB Pediatrics Complex 708-0000 loc 162

Manila Doctors Hospital, Child Neuroscience Center 524-3011

Philippine General Hospital, 554-8400

 

Martha Lu-Bolaños, MD

Consultant, Division of Adult and Pediatric Neurology

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Medical School: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

 

Residency: 

Adult Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Interests: Headache, Cranial Ultrasonography, Epilepsy

Affiliated Hospitals:

Metropolitan Medical Center, 254-1111 local 2019

Chinese General Hospital, 711-4141

Philippine Children's Medical Center, 924-6601

Manila Doctors Hospital, 524-3011

Philippine General Hospital, 554-8400

Marissa B. Lukban, MD

Consultant, Division of Pediatric Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippine College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship training in Clinical Neurology and Neurophysiology, Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children, New South Wales, Australia

Observership in Neurosonology, University of Padova, Italy

Interests: Neurophysiology, Cranial Ultrasonography

Affiliated Hospitals:

Capitol Medical Center, 372-3825 local 5005

UP-PGH FMAB Pediatrics Complex 708-0000 loc 162

Manila Doctors Hospital, 524-3011

Marilyn Tan, MD

Consultant, Division of Pediatric Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippine College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital

 

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Clinical Fellow, Children's Stroke Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

 

Interests: General Pediatric Neurology

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

UP-PGH FMAB Pediatrics Complex, 708-0000 local 162

Manila Doctors Hospital, 524-3011 local 4526

Rhea Angela M. Salonga-Quimpo, MD

Consultant, Divisions of Adult Neurology and Pediatric Neurology

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Medical School: University of the Philippine College of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Pediatrics, Monmouth Medical Center, New Jersey

Pediatric Neurology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

 

Fellowship:

Clinical Physiology, EEG and Epilepsy, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Interests: Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Medical Center Manila (Manila Med)

Manila Doctors Hospital

University of Perpetual Help DALTA Medical Center

Makati Medical Center (Visiting Consultant)

Loudella V. Calotes- Castillo, MD

Consultant, Division of Pediatric Neurology

Medical School: Xavier University School of Medicine

 

Residency: 

Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital

Fellowship:

Pediatric Neurology, Philippine General Hospital

Neuromuscular Fellowship, Children's Neuroscience Center, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne Australia

Interests: Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

Philippine General Hospital

The Medical City

Manila Cenbter Manila (Manila Med)

St Luke's Medical Center- Global City

Marikina Valley Medical Center

St. Anthony Medical Center of Manila