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Department of Otolaryngology --
Head & Neck Surgery
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Activities of the Department and Staff

May 27, 2004 - The department holds its 9th Post Graduate Course on ENT-HNS Updates for Primary Health Care Physicians at Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photos
April 16, 2004 - Drs. Egay Cordova and Rossi Cruz graduated in the 9th Commencement Rites held at Unilab.
April 14, 2004 - Officers and members of the Philippine Board of Otolaryngology visited the hospital for the department's reaccreditation.
April 2, 2004 - The department holds its 8th Post Graduate Course on ENT-HNS Updates for Primary Health Care Physicians at Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Photos
March 28, 2004 - Dr. Willie Dela Cruz tests the residents with an Otology exam.
March 26-28, 2004 - Dr. Rodney Aragon attends the ENT Basic Course at FEU.
March 18, 2004 - Dr. Rodney Aragon presents an article on Botox at the Journal Club held at Sukothai Restaurant, Megamall.  The night was capped off with Dr. Rossi Cruz's graduation.
February 18, 2004 - Dr. Rossi Cruz wins 1st runner-up in the 9th Interdepartmental Scientific Paper Contest
February 4, 2004 - The department presents its case in the 5th Clinicopathologic Conference at the Training Room, Rizal Medical Center.
January 10, 2004 - Dr. Rossi Cruz gets married to Engr. Nico Durian at Our Lady of Light Parish, Cainta, Rizal.  Reception followed at Parkridge Clubhouse, Valleygolf, Antipolo City.
January 2004 - Dr. Aris Abeleda is designated as the new chief resident.
December 14, 2003 - Consultants and residents celebrate the department's Christmas party at Dr. Raul Castillo's residence at Loyola Grand Villas. Photos
December 10-12, 2003 - Dr. Aris Abeleda attends The Third Comprehensive Course and Workshop on Head and Neck Reconstruction at UST.
December 2, 2003 - Drs. Bong Franco, Rossi Cruz, Aris Abeleda, Louie Jose, and Julie Alicer show their talents at the "PSO-HNS goes Disney" Banquet Dinner. Photos
November 29-December 2, 2003 - Residents and consultants participate in the PSO-HNS 47th Annual Convention at the Westin Philippine Plaza.
November 19-21, 2003 - Dr. Louie Jose attends the ICD-10 Lecture at the Training Office, Rizal Medical Center.
November 7-10, 2003 - Dr. Louie Jose attends the 5th Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course at St. Luke's Medical Center.
October 26, 2003 - The department holds its ENT Doktor Para Sa Barangay lectures at Nagpayong, Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City.  Photos
October 16, 2003 - We celebrated Dr. Antonio's successful diplomate exams at Zong, Fort Bonifacio.  Photos
October 2003 - The department has a new pre-resident, Dr. Julie Alicer.  A graduate of DLSU-HSC, she had her post graduate internship also at Rizal Medical Center.
July 24, 2003 - CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Rico Antonio for passing the diplomate exams by the Philippine Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.
July 3, 2003 - The department holds its graduation rites for Dr. Egay Cordova at Jade Palace Restaurant, Pasig City.
July 2003 - After nine months of being a medical observer, Dr. Rodney Aragon has passed the credentials committee interview and is now the 1st year resident of the department.
June 4-8, 2003 - Dr. Rossi Cruz and Dr. Aris Abeleda attend the 7th Temporal Bone Dissection Course and Basic Audiology at East Avenue Medical Center.
May 22, 2003 - Dr. dela Fuente of the Pathology Department lectures on Salivary Gland Histopathology at the Training Office, Rizal Medical Center.
April 25-27, 2003 - Dr. Aris Abeleda and Dr. Louie Jose fly off to Cebu to attend the PSO-HNS Midyear Convention held at Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City.
April 25, 2003 - The Medical Staff of RMC holds a ceremony for the 2002 residency graduates including our own Dr. Rico Antonio.
April 5, 2003 - The department holds its 7th Post Graduate Course on ENT-HNS Updates for Primary Health Care Physicians at Cebu Midtown Hotel, Cebu City.
March 9, 2003 - Residents and graduates take an exam (Otology) facilitated by Dr. Willie dela Cruz and Dr. Bong Franco.
February 22, March 1 & 8, 2003 - Residents attend the 2nd Core Otology Lecture Series at the UP College of Medicine
February 16, 2003 - Residents participate in the Department of Health's "National Healthy Lifestyle Check Campaign" held at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila
February 7, 2003 - Residents attend the 19th Annual Convention "Current Issues in Thyroid Disorders" held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City
January 2003 - Dr. Rossi Cruz is the new chief resident.
December 27, 2002 - Dr. Egay Cordova weds Dr. Jenny Fernandez (Dept. of Anesthesiology) at the church of Maria de Gracia, Guadalupe.  Reception was held at the Rigodon Ballroom, Manila Peninsula Hotel.
December 19, 2002 - The ENT Department holds its Christmas Party with the Ophtha Department at the Renaissance hotel.
December 2002 - Consultants and residents participate in the 46th PSO-HNS Annual Convention held at Westin Philippine Plaza Hotel, PICC, Manila.
October 2002 - We have two medical observers, Dr. Rodney Aragon and Dr. Aurelio Sijera, for recommendation next credentials.
September 2002 - Dr. Egay Cordova and Dr. Rossi Cruz attend the Temporal Bone Workshop at UST.
August 29, 2002 - Dr. Mike Sarte lectures about the role of Laser Surgery on Snoring.  This was held the Discovery Suites and was sponsored by Schering Plough Corporation.
July 25, 2002 - Aventis sponsors Dr. Mike Sarte's lecture on Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, and Dr. Rico Antonio's graduation.  This was held at The Legend hotel.
July 8, 2002 - Dr. Rico Antonio completes his residency training at RMC.
July 1, 2002 - Dr. Willy De la Cruz is now the chairman and Dr. Bong Franco training officer of the department.  Dr. Boy Hernandez continues to be staff consultant and section chief of rhinology.
July 2002 - Congratulations to Dr. Mike Sarte for passing the credentials committee interview as volunteer consultant in our department.
June 13, 2002 - Congratulations to Dr. Louie Jose for passing the credentials committee interview at Rizal Medical Center.  He is now the official first year resident of the Department of ENT-HNS.
June 2002 - In cooperation with the RMC Department of Pathology, the 1st Pathology Lecture Series was held at Saisaki Mega Mall.
May 23, 2002 - Dr. Aris Abeleda attends the Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) course at UP College of Medicine.
May 9, 2002 - The department holds its 6th post graduate course for primary health care physicians at Dipolog City, Zamboanga.
May 2, 2002 - Dr. Josefino Hernandez lectures on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease at Suko Thai, Mega Mall A.
April 2002 - Representatives of the department attend the ENT midyear convention held at Legenda hotel, Subic Bay Freeport Zone on April 19 to 21.  The consultants stayed at nearby hotels, while the residents (Drs. Egay Cordova, Aris Abeleda, and Louie Jose) checked in at Forest Hills Village.
April 4, 2002 - The department holds its 5th Post Grad Course for primary health care physicians at Astoria Plaza with a total registration of over a hundred participants.
March 2002 - The department acquires a new treatment unit from the hospital.
March 2002 - Dr. Teng Alonzo and Dr. Aris Abeleda attend the 3rd Basic  Course in Otorhinolaryngology.  This was held at Bonaventure Plaza, Ortigas, San Juan.
March 1, 2002 - We have a new medical observer, Dr. Louie Jose.  He will be assisting the residents for at least two months before he's recommended to the credentials committee.
February 2002 - The department acquires a new Intel PC Digital Camera.
February 2002 - Residents attend the 1st Core Otology Lecture Series at UP College of Medicine.  Lectures were held every Saturday morning for six consecutive weeks.
January 2002 - After a one-year term, Dr. Rico Antonio passes the role of chief resident to Dr. Egay Cordova.

RMC ENT 2002-2004