Makati Medical Center Launches the First Esketamine Care Center in the Philippines

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) inaugurated its Esketamine Care Center to underscore the hospital’s commitment to addressing the profound challenges posed by depression, particularly the complexities of Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD) and Major Depressive Disorder with Imminent Suicide Intent.   Esketamine is a derivative of ketamine known for its rapid-acting antidepressant effects. However, the treatment requires careful […]

Makatimed Surgeon is the First and Only Asian Woman Accepted to the Prestigious Les Compagnons Hépato-Biliaires Society

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) Department of Surgery’s Catherine SC Teh, MD, recently joined the Les Compagnons Hépato-Biliaires, an esteemed society of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgeons, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field. This prestigious nomination, endorsed by renowned pioneers Professors Henri Bismuth, MD and Daniel Cherqui, MD, solidifies Dr. Teh’s reputation as one of […]

Makati Medical Center receives Investors in People (IiP) Philippines Rewards and Recognition Category Award

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) received the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) Philippines Awards under the Rewards and Recognition Category during an awarding ceremony last July 25, 2023.   The award showcases MakatiMed’s visionary leadership and commitment to fostering a supportive workplace through its Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate employees’ outstanding performance and remarkable patient […]