The Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., is the first orthopedic private practice group in the country, patterned after group practices in the U.S.


The Institute has achieved a milestone in providing quality orthopedic care. Established in 1987, the Institute provides treatment and services to patients of all ages and from all backgrounds: from expatriates to professional athletes, from industrial health care plans to the charity patients of the Makati Health Program.




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Dr. Vicente R. Gomez

Dr. Vicente R. Gomez

Joined Staff: December 1989

Subspecialty: Pediatric Orthopedics / Bone Turmors

College: University of the Philippines, 1977

Med School: University of the Philippines, College of Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, 1982

Residency: National Orthopaedic Hopsital, 1988

Licensure: Philippines, June 1982 Fellowship Training in Pediatric Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital, Stanford, Palo Alto, California, 1988 - 1989

Current Hospital Affiliations:

• Director, Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., Makati Philippines • Active Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Makati Philippines • Active Staff, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Philippines • Active Staff, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Philippines • Medical Director, Philippine Cerebral Institute • Orthopedic Section Head, Philippine Children’s Medical Center

Teaching Positions:

• Training Officer, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Makati Philippines

Orthopaedic Societies:

• Founding Member, Philippine Pediatric Ortrhopaedic Society • Member, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine • Member, Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association • Member, Cerebral Palsy Foundation of the Philippines • Member, Philippine Medical Association • Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America


• Author, “Congenital Clubfeet in Congenital Constricting Bands”, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 323 Feb. 1996. • Author, “Intracompartmental Malignant Granular Cell Tumor of the Adductor Longus Muscle”, Philippine Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 15, Dec. 1996. • Author, “Surgical vs. Conservative Treatment of Pott’s Paraplegia in Children”, Phil. Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 13, Dec. 1994. • Co-Author, “Bracing in Scoliosis: A Meta Analysis)”, Devel Medicine and Child Neurology”, April 1994. • Author, “Surgical Glove Perforation in Elective Orthopedic Procedures”, Philippine Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 12, Dec. 1993. • Author, “ Surgical Treatment of Neglected Lateral Condyle Fractures”, Philippine Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 9, Dec. 1990.

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Our in-house Physical Therapy Department has licensed therapists who work closely with our physicians to develop individualized, rehabilitation programs. Our staff are experienced in handling various orthopedic and sports related conditions. They manage patients with acute and chronic conditions, as well as post-operative rehabilitation.



POI Foundation

The Philippine Orthopedic Institute (POI) Foundation, Inc. is an organization that is devoted to the advancement of the science of Orthopaedics in the Philippines. The Foundation was established in 1995 as a non-stock and non-profit body with a board comprised of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The Foundation’s missions are to upgrade the practice of orthopaedics, promote quality research, provide the condition for excellent orthopaedic training, and support activities directed towards new innovations in orthopaedics.



The same POI quality and care may now be experienced in the heart of Quezon City.


The Loyola International Multispecialty Clinic, a sister company of POI, is located at:


2nd Floor Elizabeth Hall Bldg

Katipunan Ave., Quezon City, Philippines


Or you may call 433-5462 / 435-5462 or mobile +63917-8335642


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