De Los Santos Medical Center, a Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) hospital in Quezon City, provides continued support to the Philippine Orthopedic Association (POA) Convention for the 3rd consecutive year.
Held in Radisson Blu, Cebu City, the 65th Philippine Orthopedic Convention is also a joint meeting of the ASEAN Orthopedic Association, Academic Congress of Asian Shoulder Association, ASEAN Arthroplasty Association, and ASEAN Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy.
Opening the convention is the Dr. Jose V. De Los Santos Memorial Lecture where Guy Bellier, MD, Knee Surgeon (specializing in reconstructive surgery and sports injury to the knee), talked about the Development of the Management of Knee Arthritis. The said lecture is a tribute to the Father of Philippine Orthopedics and founder of De Los Santos Medical Center, Dr. Jose V. De Los Santos Sr.
The hospital also took part during the fourth day’s plenary and snack symposium. De Los Santos Med Vice President for Medical Affairs awarded a plaque of appreciation to one of De Los Santos Med’s finest orthopedic specialists, Jose Fernando Syquia, MD for sharing his expertise in the Treatment Controversies in Osteoarthritis.
De Los Santos Medical Center envisions a stronger relationship with the Philippine Orthopedic Association in the coming years and believes in POA’s mission to advance the art and science of orthopedics by promoting excellence in research, training, and service.