Bicol Medical Center
Bicol Medical Center is located in an isolated quiet place at Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City, about a kilometer and a half away from the city proper. At the time of its construction, Naga was but then a capital of Camarines Sur. When Naga was chartered, the capital of Camarines Sur was moved to Pili, a town 15 kilometers south of Naga City, Bicol Medical Center, then the Camarines Sur Regional Hospital remained however, as it was serving both the people of the province and of the city. To date, BMC has 11 major clinical departments namely: Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics – Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Anesthesia, Orthopedics, ENT, Rehabilitation Medicine, Ophthalmology and Psychiatry. The first 6 major departments have residency training programs accredited by their respective specialty societies. The Center has a strong complement of competent Medical staff with sub-specialty training in Allergy and Immunology, Ambulatory Pediatrics, Cardiology, Colorectal Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Dermatology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Head and Neck and Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Neurology, Neuro-surgery, Neonatology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Hematology, Perinatology, Trophoblastic Diseases, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, Toxicology, Tropical Diseases and Hygiene, Gyne – Oncology, Urology, Pediatric Dentistry and Infectious Diseases. Among the available ancillary services are: good and reliable blood banking, clinical microscopy and chemistry lab, bacteriology lab, ultrasound, 2-D echocardiography, X-ray services, dialysis, ECG, EEG capable, Histologic Pathology lab and drug testing. The DOH-Botica at BMC also opened its counter to clients in 2003. The Center remains to be a leader in the health care sector in the entire Bicol Region. With a stable of consultant staff competent in their respective field of expertise to steer the residency training programs, the Center has fanned out many of its graduates to different areas in the region, who are now leaders themselves in their respective locale. A handful has also gone into further sub-specialty training. The Center has been a recipient of awards, such as the “Outstanding Agency in the Field of Government Personnel Administration and Management for Region V” for the calendar years 2001 and 2002. In 2003, the Center was Hall of Fame Awardee receiving the Excellence Award in the same category.
Location: Bicol Medical Center Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City Philippines