Philippine General Hospital

University of the Philippines Manila

Taft Ave corner Padre Faura

Ermita, Manila 1000

Contact Us at
(632) 554-84-62
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Services

The PGH being the National University Hospital is a tertiary care hospital serving complex cases referred from all over the country. Total annual in-patient admission as of 2015 was 45,092 patients, of which 4,286 (9.3 %) were primary neurologic/neurosurgical cases.  PGH serves primarily the poorer segments of society, with 58% of the inpatient admissions from the charity Service; the proportion of charity patients is 55.2%, 26.6 % and 18.2% from the Sections of Adult Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurology, respectively.

 

The top in-patient diagnoses are Stroke, Intracranial tumors, CNS infection, Epilepsy, Congenital Malformations and Traumatic head injury. The section of Neurosurgery performs 1012 operations/year.  The most common neurosurgical operation is ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion, followed by intracranial tumor excision and aneurysm surgery.  The most common diagnosis at the Outpatient Department is Epilepsy for both the Adult and Pediatric Neurology Section comprising 40.92% and 76.6% of the patient visits, respectively, translating to a total of 5028 patient visits.  This is followed by stroke and intracranial tumors.  The department also sees a total of 2,589 in-patient referrals yearly from other departments.

Adult Neurology

Outpatient

  • New Patient

    1. Go to Counter 1 (Triage) of the Outpatient Department at the Padre Faura Side of PGH

    2. Wait for the Triage officer to determine if you need Neurology Consult

    3. Go to your respective clinic assigned by the Triage Officer

(Neuro clinic is located at Room 132A, first floor of the OPD)

Once seen by your Neurologist, the nurse will give you your blue card where your follow-up schedule will be written

  • Follow-up Patient

    1. Go to the Counter near Room 132A

    2. Drop your blue card so that your chart will be pulled out from the Medical Records Section

    3. Wait outside Room 132A

    4. Your doctor will call your number once it is your turn

  • Referral from other services

    • Go to Room 132A for scheduling​

 

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Contact Number: 5548400 Local 5137

 

Inpatient

  1. Ward 5 – 15 beds

  2. Neurology Intensive Care Unit – 6 beds (2 designated beds for acute stroke unit)

  3. Pay Acute Stroke Unit – room 641 (4 beds)

 

For hospital transfers/referrals:

  • Charity: 5548400 Local 2401 or 09222143419

  • Pay: 09228462298

Diagnostics

 

Neurosurgery

Outpatient

Wednesday 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm (OPD 2nd Floor)

Thursday 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Cancer Institute 1st Floor)

Friday 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm (OPD 2nd Floor)

 

Inpatient

  1. Ward 6 (30 beds, 10 beds designated for neurosurgical patients)

  2. Neurosurgery Special Care Unit (8 beds)

 

Services Offered

  1. Brain tumor surgery

  2. Craniotomy for brain tumor

  3. Awake surgery

  4. Image-guided surgery

  5. Stereotactic biopsy

  6. Transphenoidal excision

  7. Vascular neurosurgery (aneurysm, AV malformation)

  8. Endovascular neurosurgery

  9. Spine surgery (spine tumors, degenerative disease)

  10. Pediatric neurosurgery

  11. Surgery for hydrocephalus

  12. VP shunt insertion

  13. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy

  14. Surgery for head injury

  15. Peripheral nerve surgery

  16. Nerve tumors

  17. Nerve injuries (brachial plexus, other nerves)

  18. Nerve entrapment (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.)

 

For hospital transfers/referrals:

  • Charity: 5548400 Local 2463

  • Pay: 09432039004

Pediatric Neurology

Outpatient: Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:00-4:00 pm (OPD 2nd Floor

Inpatient: Ward 11 (10 beds designated for neurologic patients)

 

For hospital transfers/referrals:

Charity/Pay: 5548400 Local 2117

 
 

Clinical Pathways and Algorithms

Supratentorial Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhage Pathway (HICH)
Malignant MCA Infarcts Pathway
PGH Stroke Form
Tuberculous Meningitis Algorithm