Want To Be A PUA Member?

Requirements to become a Fellow or Associate Fellow of the PUA.

JOIN NOW!

AFP Medical Center

Hospital Description

Address
UROLOGY SECTION
Department of Surgery
V Luna General Hospital
AFP Medical Center
V. Luna St., Quezon City

Contact
Telephone: 426-2701 loc 6943 / 8942 / 6340

Training Officer
Omar T. Cortes, MD, DPBU, FPCS

Program Description
Established in 1952 as one of the sections under the Surgical Service. Its sole objective is to render quality urological care to active AFP service personnel and their dependents.

The formal urology training program was established in 1980 an was officially accredited by the Philippine Board of Urology 1991. 

Aside from rendered competent quality service to officers of the Philippine gevernment and their families, we train urologists for assignment and deployment to other hospitals of the AFP-wide Medical Service. We also spearhead over other subspecialties in the field of research. No less than a dozen research pioneers have been presented locally and internationally, noteworthy is the “AZ Lancet” for urethral stricture management, Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to Hormone Supplementation and Stimulation Therapy (HSST), and Multiple Urethral Tubation (MUT) Catheter technique. 

The “AFP Urology Family”, its mentors, students and graduates uphold and maintain the highest level of urological care to our people.

Requirements

  1. Application Letter
  2. Diploma
  3. Transcript of Records
  4. PRC Board Rating
  5. Birth Certificate
  6. NBI Clearance
  7. Resume

• Applicants must be willing to enter the Military Service.
• All documents will have to be submitted at the Chief of Clinics. A written examination will be scheduled and a formal interview will be conducted by the respective training programs available in AFP Medical Center.

 

Residency Openings

The Urology Training programs in the Philippines are now accepting applicants for residency training. There are currently two ways of entering into these programs and they are as follows:

       1. Straight Program - this is a 6 year program wherein the accepted resident has to go through 2 years of General Surgery training in the same institution after which he/she will then be accepted into the next 4-Year Urology Proper Training. The resident is already tagged to proceed through the next 4 years of urology training unless he/she is unable to finished the 1st 2 years of general surgery training or fails in the evaluation of his/her performance. Eligible for this are Medical School graduates licensed to practice medicine in the Philippines.

       2. 4 Year Urology Training Program - some institutions do not have straight programs and they only accept residents into the 4-Year Urology Training Program. Eligible for this program are those with at least 2 years of General Surgery training accredited by the PSGS. 

Straight Program - 1 SLOT

Requirements

  1. Application Letter
  2. Diploma
  3. Transcript of Records
  4. PRC Board Rating
  5. Birth Certificate
  6. NBI Clearance
  7. Resume

• Applicants must be willing to enter the Military Service.
• All documents will have to be submitted at the Chief of Clinics. A written examination will be scheduled and a formal interview will be conducted by the respective training programs available in AFP Medical Center.