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McArthur Conrado A. Salonga Jr., MD

McArthur Conrado A. Salonga Jr., MD image

General & Endocrine Surgeon Advanced Laparoscopic And Endoscopic Surgery Associate Professor – Cebu Doctors, University College of Medicine Education: High School – University of the Philippines College – Cebu Doctors’ University (Medical Technology) – Cebu Normal University (BS Nursing) Post-Graduate – Cebu Doctors’ College of Medicine Awards: Deans’ List – Cebu Doctors’ College of Medicine Registered Medical Technologist Registered Nurse Registered Doctor of Medicine Trainings: Surgical Resident – Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital (1996-2000) SubSpecialty Fellowship Training in Advance Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery; Endocrine Surgery – National University Hospital, Singapore 2007 Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Course – University Medical Center, Vietnam » » » [Read more]

John Paul Quisumbing, MD

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Diabetes, Goiter and thyroid diseases, Metabolic syndrome, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Obesity, Adrenal and pituitary disorders, Osteoporosis and other calcium related disorders. Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Local Board Accreditation: Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians Clinic Address & Schedule: Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital Room 516-517, Medical Arts Building Benigno S. Aquino Drive, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental 6100 Philippines Social Network: LinkedIn

Suzette S. Labrador, MD

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Diabetes, goiter, osteoporosis, obesity and other weight problems Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Clinic Address & Schedule: Iloilo Mission Hospital Room 203 Medical Arts Bldg., Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Philippines Healthlink Room 221 Healthlink Bldg., Mabini St., Iloilo City, Iloilo Philippines Triage Clinic and Laboratory Banate, Iloilo Philippines Social Network: LinkedIn

Jay S. Fonte, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM

Jay S. Fonte, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM image

Diabetes, goiter, adrenal, pituitary, obesity and endocrine disorders specialist Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Local Board Accreditation: Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians Fellow, Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic Address & Schedule: University of Santo Tomas Hospital Room 422 Doctors’ Clinic Clinical Division Building A.H. Lacson St. Sampaloc, Manila Philippines Schedule: Mon: 11:00AM – 12:30PM Wed: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Fri: 1:00PM – 3:00PM ARDI Healthcare Services R. Jabson St. Malinao, Pasig City Philippines Schedule: Tue: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Thu: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Sat: 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Jeremy F. Robles, MD, FPCP, FPSEM

Jeremy F. Robles, MD, FPCP, FPSEM image

Dr. Jeremy F. Robles, MD, FPCP, FPSEM – Philippine Board Certified Internist (PCP) and Endocrinologist (PSEM). He did his residency in Internal Medicine Cebu Velez General Hospital (CVGH) graduating in 2005. Finished his Fellowship in Adult Endocrinology & Metabolism at The University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) in 2009. Pursued further training in medical Neuroendocrinology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA in 2010. His expertise include Diabetes and Metabolism, Goiter & Thyroid Disease, Obesity and Weight Problems, Pituitary and Adrenal disorders and other Hormonal illnesses.

Dwight C. Black, MD

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Specializes in Adult Diseases, Diabetes, Goiter… Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Clinic Address & Schedule: Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center Room 310, 10 Assumption Road Baguio City, Benguet 2600 Philippines Phone: (074) 444 5339 Schedule: Mon: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Tue: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Wed: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Thu: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Fri: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Metro Urdaneta Specialists Medical Diagnostic Center Room 202 EF Square Building McArthur Highway Urdaneta City Pangasinan 2428 Philippines Phone: (075) 656 0198

Albert Liu Chu, MD

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Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Background: Doctor of Medicine: Cebu Doctors’ University Postgraduate Internship: Chong Hua Hospital Residency in Internal Medicine: Chong Hua Hospital Fellowship training in Diabetes, Goiter, General Endocrinology: University of Sto. Tomas Hospital Research Fellowship: National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA Clinic Address & Schedule: Chong Hua Hospital Room 506 Chong Hua Medical Arts Center J. Llorrente St., Cebu City 6000 Philippines Phone: (032) 255 1116 Schedule: Mon: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Tue: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Wed: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Thu: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Fri: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Sat: 8:00AM – 11:00AM Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital Room » » » [Read more]

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Autoimmune thyroid disease entails some sort of dysfunction from the body’s defense mechanism, in which the body does not distinguish its own organs and tissues, and rejects them, triggering inflammation and sometimes destruction. It can manifest either as hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). The main types of autoimmune thyroid disease are focal thyroiditis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, atrophic thyroiditis, silent thyroiditis, postpartum thyroiditis and Graves’ disease. Focal thyroiditis may not present with a goiter and blood examination will show normal or sub-clinical hypothyroidism. Sub-clinical hypothyroidism means that the thyroid stimulating hormone level is high which reflects an underactive thyroid but » » » [Read more]