Rizal Medical Center – Department of Dermatology

 

Francisco DC. Rivera IV, MD, FPDS
Chairman, Department of Dermatology
Rizal Medical Center

Maria Katherina Lat Herrin, MD, FPDS
Training Officer, Department of Dermatology
Rizal Medical Center

 

 

 

Consultant Staff

Consultant Staff (from L to R):
1st Row: Czarina P. Chavez, Abelaine Venida-Tablizo, Martha Joy Bruan-Tapales, Mae Ramirez-Quizon, Lily Lyralin Laconico-Tumalad;
2nd Row: Maria Sharlene Pelino-Temblique, Patricia Cleopatra G. Guieb, Charmaine G. Castillo, Rogelio A. Balagat, Ma. Cristina A. Puyat, Christene Pearl Fernandez-Arandia, Maria Isabel Beatriz L. Puno, Charlene Marie Ang-Tiu;
3rd Row: Jacqueline Michelle D. Melendres, Patricia Anne T. Tinio, Maria Katherina Lat-Herrin, Cecilia Roxas-Rosete, Francisco D. Rivera IV, Jamie P. Nuñez, Alma Gay Concepcion Amado, Mary Elizabeth Danga, Katrina Angela Z. Reyes
Department of Dermatology, Rizal Medical Center

Francisco DC. Rivera IV, MD, FPDS, MHA

Department Chair, Institutional Review Board Panel Head

Maria Katherina Lat-Herrin, MD, FPDS, FDSP, PASMAP

Residency Training Officer, Dermatopathology

Cecilia Roxas-Rosete, MD, FPDS

Assistant Chair, Contact Dermatitis, Environmental and Occupational Dermatology, Head of the Eczema and Allergy Center

Christene Pearl Fernandez-Arandia, MD, FPDS

Assistant Training Officer, General Dermatology, Dermatological Lasers

Mary Charmaine G. Castillo, MD, FPDS

General Dermatology, Administrative Officer (Quality Management Services)

Abelaine Venida-Tablizo, MD, FPDS

Infectious Dermatology, Leprosy, Head of the Leprosy Hub

Rogelio A. Balagat, MD, FPCP, FPDS, FPRA

Dermatology-Rheumatology Clinic Head

Lily Lyralin Laconico-Tumalad, MD, FPDS

Photodermatology, Head of the Psoriasis Center

Mary Elizabeth S. Danga, MD, FPDS, FDSP

Dermatopathology, Head of Dermatopathology Unit

Maria Isabel Beatriz Puno-Gomez, MD, FPDS, FDSP

Dermatopathology

Mae Ramirez-Quizon, MD, FPDS

Autoimmune Blistering Diseases Clinic Head, Hair and Nail Clinic Head, Contact Dermatitis

Alma Gay Concepcion Tavanlar-Amado, MD, MHM, MBA, FPDS

Administrative Officer (Quality Management Services)

Patricia Ty-Tinio, MD, FPDS

Head of Photodermatology Unit

Charlene Marie Ang-Tiu, MD, FPDS

Basic and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery (Mohs) Unit Head

Ma. Cristina A. Puyat, MD, FPDS

Procedural/Cosmetic Dermatology Unit Head

Katrina Angela Z. Reyes, MD, FPDS

General Dermatology, Dermatological Laser Unit Head, Administrative Officer (Quality Management Services)

Cleopatra Patricia G. Guieb, MD, FPDS

General Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery

Jacqueline Michelle D. Melendres, MD, FPDS

General Dermatology, Research Coordinator-Epidemiologist, Teledermatology, Institutional Review Board member, Community Epidemiology

Czarina P. Chavez, MD, DipClinRes, FPDS

Research Officer, Research Coordinator-Clinical Trials, General Dermatology, Institutional Review Board member

Jamie P. Nuñez, MD, FPDS

General Dermatology, Dermatoethics and Professionalism

Kimberly Anne C. Tantuco, MD, FPDS

Visiting Consultant, Pediatric Dermatology,

Maria Sharlene Pelino-Temblique, MD, FPDS

Medical Officer IV, Administrative Officer, General Dermatology, Sexually Transmitted Infections

Martha Joy Bruan-Tapales, RPh, MD, FPDS

Medical Officer IV, General Dermatology, Dermatopharmacology and Compounding

Catherine Anne C. Kim, MD, DPDS

Medical Officer IV, Administrative Officer, General Dermatology

 

Consultant Staff

 

Alma Gay Concepcion Amado, MD, FPDS

Charlene Marie Ang-Tiu, MD, FPDS

Christene Pearl Fernandez-Arandia, MD, FPDS

Rogelio A. Balagat, MD, FPCP, FPDS, FPRA

Charmaine G. Castillo, MD, FPDS

Czarina P. Chavez, MD, FPDS

Catherine Anne P. Cifra, MD, FPDS

Mary Elizabeth Danga, MD, FPDS

Patricia Cleopatra G. Guieb, MD, FPDS

Jacqueline Michelle D. Melendres, MD, FPDS

Jamie P. Nuñez, MD, FPDS

Maria Isabel Beatriz L. Puno, MD, FPDS

Ma. Cristina A. Puyat, MD, FPDS

Mae Ramirez-Quizon, MD, FPDS

Katrina Angela Z. Reyes, MD, FPDS

Cecilia Roxas-Rosete, MD, FPDS

Abelaine Venida-Tablizo, MD, FPDS

Patricia Anne T. Tinio, MD, FPDS

Martha Joy Bruan-Tapales, MD, FPDS

Maria Sharlene Pelino-Temblique, MD, FPDS

Lily Lyralin Laconico-Tumalad, MD, FPDS

 

Resident Staff

 

3rd Years

3rd Year Residents (from L to R):
Maicka Keirsten O. Agon, Camille Clarisse S. Mundin, Erika Kim R. Chan, Christine E. de Guia, Luisa Marie S. Cruz
Department of Dermatology, Rizal Medical Center

  • Maicka Keirsten O. Agon, MD
  • Erika Kim R. Chan, MD
  • Luisa Marie S. Cruz, MD
  • Christine E. de Guia, MD
  • Camille Clarisse S. Mundin, MD

2nd Years

2nd Year Residents (from L to R):
Sheehan Mae A. Tolentino, Tina Elaine M. Resuello, Arbie Sofia P. Merilleno
Department of Dermatology, Rizal Medical Center

  • Arbie Sofia P. Merilleno, MD
  • Tina Elaine M. Resuello, MD
  • Sheehan Mae A. Tolentino, MD

1st Years

1st Year Residents (from L to R):
Dana Andrea D. Nery, Bernadette B. Iglesia, Ivy S. Cagulada, Wendilyn B. Mejia, Florteresa G. Ollero, Jonella Jean F. Nicolas
Department of Dermatology, Rizal Medical Center

  • Ivy S. Cagulada, MD
  • Bernadette B. Iglesia, MD
  • Wendilyn B. Mejia, MD
  • Dana Andrea D. Nery, MD
  • Jonella Jean F. Nicolas, MD
  • Florteresa G. Ollero, MD

Nursing and Administrative Staff

Don M. Bolire, RN Nurse,
Department of Dermatology Rizal Medical Center

Jhoanna Rose M. Dizon, RN Nurse,
Department of Dermatology Rizal Medical Center

Imelda G. Sadioa
Administrative Staff, Department of Dermatology Rizal Medical Center

John Loue D. Diocampo
Administrative Staff, Department of Dermatology Rizal Medical Center

Mission

To promote servant leadership, provide compassionate service, practice ethical and
clinical competence through training and produce socially relevant research and
advocacy in dermatology.

Vision

To become the preferred end-referral center for Dermatology in Eastern NCR and CALABARZON by 2022.

Department Facilities and Services

Leprosy Hub

  • Skin slit smear

Aesthetic Dermatology Clinic

  • Skin punch, shave, excision biopsy
  • Intralesional triamcinolone injection
  • Cryosurgery
  • Electrodessication and curettage
  • Acne surgery
  • Incision and drainage
  • Extraction of milia and molluscum lesions
  • Chemical peels
  • Fillers
  • Botulinum toxin injection

Psoriasis Center

  • Biologic injections (secukinumab)

Eczema and Allergy Center

  • Patch test

Teledermatology

Autoimmune Blistering Disease (Immunodermatology Clinic)

  • ELISA
  • Direct Immunofluorescence (operational late 4th quarter 2020)

Rheumadermatology Clinic

  • ANA
  • C3
  • C4
  • Anti-dsDNA
  • Rheumatoid Factor

STI Hub

  • RPR (Qualitative)
  • FTA-ABS
  • HACT Screening

Hair and Nail Clinic

  • Nail surgery

Pigment Clinic

  • Nail surgery

Birthmarks and Vascular Anomalies Center
Wound Management Center (in development)
Dermatopathology

Laser and Light Facility

Phototherapy Unit

  • Phototherapy
  • Phototherapy (NB-UVB, UVA, Comb NB-UVB, Hand and Foot UV-B)

LASER Unit

  • Nd-YAG
  • Pulsed Dye Laser

Pharmacy Compounding Facility (in development)

Dermatology Laboratory Facility (in development)

  • KOH smear
  • H&E stain
  • Gram Stain, Culture, and Sensitivity
  • Giemsa
  • Periodic Acid Schiff Stain

Dermatologic Surgery Facility (Mohs Surgery)

  • Excision of moles and cutaneous tumors
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin flaps and grafts

Support Groups

  • Psoriasis Club
  • Hansen’s Disease Club

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Skin Center,
3rd Floor, Outpatient Department Building
Rizal Medical Center
Pasig Boulevard, Pasig City 1600

E-mail address: rmc.derma@gmail.com
Trunkline: 635-6789