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Eric Morales, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery Subspecializing in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy. Chairman Department of Orthopedics Marikina Valley Medical Center; Chairman Department of Orthopedics Diliman Doctors Hospital, Active Consultant St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City, Consultant Asian Hospital & Medical Center, Active Consultant Manila East Medical Center.

Melvin V. Valera, MD

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Dr. Valera is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Adult Joint Replacement and Hip Preservation (Arthroscopic) surgeries. He underwent residency training in the Philippine Orthopedic Center and earned his subspecialty credentials at the Queensland Hips and Knees, Brisbane, Australia.

Computer Imaging in Knee Replacement

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This post talks about both the aspects of computer imaging in knee replacement. Additionally, it also talks about the future of this technique – how its role is expected to evolve even further in the coming years. With the help of this information, you can set your expectations as to when you may encounter computer imaging during your knee replacement journey.

Joseph Garvy L. Lai, MD

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I have been practicing Orthopedic Surgery specializing in Orthopedic Traumatology since 2000. I graduated from the UP College of Medicine in 1991, then took my Orthopedic residency training at the Philippine General Hospital from 1992-1995. After Orthopedic residency, I took several fellowships namely: Pediatric Orthopedic at Children’s Hospital in Michigan, USA (1998), Kuntscher Orthopedic Traumatology at the University of Louisville, USA (1998-1999), and Adult Reconstruction also at the University of Louisville, USA (2000). Since 2002, I am a faculty of the UP College of Medicine and a consultant of the Department of Orthopedics at PGH. I specialize and mainly practice Orthopedic Traumatology which handles complex fractures of the upper and lower extremities including pelvic injuries.

Domingo A. Chua Jr., MD, FPOA

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I’m presently the training officer of the Dept of orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the AFP Medical Center. As a military surgeon, I have schoolings and skills on Combat Casualty Care, Disaster Management, Biosafety. I am also a member of the ethical review board at my institution and had basic and advance Good Clinical Practice trainings. As an Orthopedic surgeon, I have completed my basic and advance AO Trauma courses and proficient in handling high energy orthopedic trauma.