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. Manuel V. Pecson III

Dr. Manuel V. Pecson III

Joined Staff: February 2005

Subspecialty: Sports Medicine / Arthroscopic Surgery (Shoulder, Knee and Ankle)

College: De La Salle University, 1987

Med School: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center,1987

Residency: Makati Medical Center, 2000

Fellowship: Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 2003

Licensure: Philippines, 1993

Current Hospital Affiliations:

• Associate, Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., Makati, Philippines • Visiting Staff, Makati Medical Center, Makati, Philippines • Visiting Staff, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Philippines • Visiting Staff, M-Tech Diagnostics and Therapeutic Center, Makati, Philippines

Orthopaedic Societies:

• Fellow, Philippine Orthopedic Association


• Supracondylar Fractures in Children; Retrospective Review, (Co-author with VRGomez), 1997 • Modified Approach in Treatment of RadioUlnar Shaft fractures,(Co-author with LCLeagogo.*Poster Exhibit, Joint International Convention of the Philippine Orthopedic association and ASEAN Orthopedic Association, Westin Philippine Plaza, Manila, Philippines, 1999 • Hip Reconstruction using Vascularized Pedicle Iliac Bone Graft. A Case Report,(Co-author with AARivera),*Poster Exhibit, 51st Philippine Orthopedic Association Convention, Westin Philippine Plaza, manila, Philippines, 1999. • Slope of the Posterolateral Tibial Plateau in Acute ACL Injuries, (Co-author with AARivera.*Free Paper Presentation, Western Pacific Orthopedic Association, Adelaide, Australia, 2001 • Posterolateral Instability in a Varus Knee. A Case Report, (Co-author with AARivera.* Presented Hip and Knee Society Case Presentation. New World Hotel, Makati City, Philippines, 2001 • Successive Celecoxib and Efficacy Studies: A Multicenter, Double Blind, Double Dummy, Randomized Parallel Group Study to Compare the Efficacy and Tolerability vs Diclofenac Slow Release in Ankle Sprain ( Success IIG), Co-Investigator.*Presented Sintosa Island, Singapore, 2002 • Preemptive Use of NSAID(Valdecoxib) as Analgesia after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Singapore General Hospital, Department Section Sports Medicine, (Co-author with Pchang), 2003

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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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