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Movement Disorder

Criscely L. Go, M.D., Fellow, Philippine Neurological Association (FPNA); Fellow, Philippine Psychiatric Association (FPPA)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas,Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, PH
  • Fellow, Transcranial Ultrasonography of Movement Disorders, Vascular Ultrasound Botulinum Toxin, University of Rostock, Rostock Germany
  • Fellow, Movement Disorders; Botulinum Toxin, Medicine School of Hannover, Hannover Germany
  • Fellow, Movement Disorders, University of Palacky, Olomouc Czech Republic
  • Fellow, Movement Disorders, Mcknight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida U.S.A.
  • Fellow, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Santo Tomas Hospital Manila, PH

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE/ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:

  • Courtesy Research Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Center for Movement and Neurorestoration, Gainesville, Florida U.S.A. (2011 up to present)
  • Organizing Committee, Movement Disorder First Congress, Movement Disorder Society of the PH Manila, PH (2011 up to present)
  • Chief Resident, , Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, UST Hospital, Manila PH (April – June 2009)

MEMBERSHIP AND POSITION IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION:

  • Member, Philippine Medical Association (D-1-10952)
  • Diplomate, Philippine Psychiatric Association
  • Member, Philippine College of Psychopharmacology
  • Chairman of Department of Behavioral Medicine, Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, PH
  • Consultant at Department of Neurology , Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, PH

 

Adult Neurology

Herminigildo H. Gan, M.D., Fellow, Philippine Neurological Association (FPNA); Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians (FPCP)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center(UERMMMC).1984-1987
  • Residency training in Internal Medicine, Metropolitan Medical Center (Chief Resident,1993)
  • Residency  Training in Neurology, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Center ( Chief Resident, 1997)

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Philippine Medical Licensure Examination
  • Philippine Neurological Association
  • Speciality Board Examination in Internal Medicine
  • Hypertension Specialist’s Examination

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor, Our lady of Fatima University, Department of Medicine

MEMBERSHIP AND POSITION IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

  • Past President, Philippine Neurological Association
  • Board Member (Secretary), Philippine Neurological Association
  • Executive Committee Member  (Treasurer), Philippine League Against Epilepsy
  • Training Officer, Department of Neurology, PH
  • Consultant, Metropolitan Medical Center
  • Member, Philippine Medical Association, Philippine Society of Hypertension, Dementia Society of the PH, Philippine Lipid and Atherosclerosis Society, Filipino Chinese Medical Society

 

Stroke

Jose C. Navarro, MD, MSc.Clin.Epi., FPNA (Fellow, Phil Neurological Assoc), FPSCCM (Fellow Philippine Society of Critical Care Med)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Doctor of Medicine, UST, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (1972)
  • MS in Clinical Epidemiology, Dept. of  Medicine, University of the PH (2002)

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • Professor I, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Section of Neurology, University of Santo Tomas
  • Past Chairman, Department of Neurology, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
  • Past Head, Neurology ICU-Acute Stroke Unit and Neurovascular Laboratory, Philippine Heart Center
  • Head, Stroke Services and Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, UST Hospital
  • Consultant, Department of Neurology, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center

MEMBERSHIP AND POSITION IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

  • Member, Clinical Epidemiological Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, UST
  • President, Stroke Society of the PH
  • Chair, Neurosonology Group of Philippine Neurological Association
  • Executive Board, NSRG of World Federation of Neurology
  • Fellow, Philippine Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Honorary Fellow, Thai Stroke Society
  • Past President, Philippine Neurological Association

 

Romulo U. Esagunde, M.D., Fellow, Philippine Neurological Association (FPNA)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
  • Residency  Training in Neurology, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Center

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Philippine Medical Licensure Examination
  • Philippine Neurological Association

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • Fellowship in  Stroke / Neurovascular Diseases / Neurosonology, Singapore General Hospital 2001-2003
  • Chairman of the Department of Neurology, Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, PH
  • Assistant Professor 2, De La  Salle University – Health Science Campus
  • Medical Specialist I,  Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
    Assistant  Training and Research Coordinator, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center

MEMBERSHIP AND POSITION IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

  • Member, Neurosonology Group of the PNA
  • Member, Stroke Society of the PH
  • Member, Dementia Society of the PH

 

Neurocritical Care

Geraldine Siena L. Mariano, M.D., Fellow, Philippine Neurological Association (FPNA); Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians (FPCP)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • B.S. Biology, University of the PH, Manila     1990-1994
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center      1995-2000
  • Senior Internship, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center      2000-2001
  • Internal Medicine,The Medical City, PH, 2001-2005
  • Adult Neurology Chief Resident ,St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, PH,Affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University And Columbia University College of Physicians and  Surgeons      2005-2008
  • Neuro-Critical Care Clinical Research Fellow Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 2009-2011,Neurocritical Care Division, Department of Neurology
  • Visiting Fellow, Neurocritical Care Unit
    1. Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore,Maryland
    2. University of Massachusetts,Boston, Massachusetts
    3. Upstate New York, Syracuse
    4. Texas Stroke/Neurocritical Care

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • Admitting Committee,St. Luke’s College of Medicine William H. Quasha Memorial, Quezon City, PH,2011- present
  • Third Year Coordinator,St. Luke’s College of Medicine, William H. Quasha Memorial, Quezon City, PH, 2012- present
  • Assistant Professor I,St. Luke’s College of Medicine, William H. Quasha Memorial Center, Quezon City, PH, 2012-2013
    Assistant Professor II,St. Luke’s College of Medicine, William H. Quasha Memorial Center, Quezon City, PH,2013- present
  • Program Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship,St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, PH, 2012-present
  • Chief, Neurocritical Care,St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, PH,2011- present,Affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital,Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University    And Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Stroke Consultant,Stroke Accredited by Joint Commission International Association (July 2014)-1st disease case-specific accreditation in the country; St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City and Global City, PH; Affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,2011-present