St. Luke's Medical Center

Manila, Philippines

Manila, Philippines

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Overview

Overview

St. Luke's Medical Center was founded in 1903 and is recognized as one of the leading hospitals in the Philippines, as well as in the whole of Asia.

The Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospital boasts 10 medical institutes, 8 medical departments, and 23 centers of excellence. Furthermore, its breast center is recognized as a ""Breast Imaging Center of Excellence”.

The hospital offers a range of services for patients including free WiFi, a pharmacy, nursery, and laundry services, whilst a range of accommodation options are on offer. These include private, disability access, and family rooms, with every room coming fitted with a telephone and TV.

Location

St Luke’s Medical Center is located in the city of Manila and is 17 km from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The airport is accessible via public transport or taxi.

Manila is the capital city of the Philippines and is famous for its mix of Spanish colonial architecture and modern skyscrapers. A popular attraction with visitors to the city is the Manila Ocean Park, a world class marine theme park that also houses an educational facility.

Accreditations

Joint Commission International

TEMOS

Languages spoken

English

Services

Online doctor consultation
Medical records transfer
Translation services
Airport pickup
Free Wifi
Phone in the room
TV in the room
Special dietary requests accepted
Private rooms for patients available
Family accommodation
Parking available
Nursery / Nanny services
Pharmacy
Laundry
Mobility accessible rooms
Procedures

Procedures

306 procedures across 30 specialties

>Bariatric Surgery

(3 procedures)

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

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Gastric Bypass Surgery

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  • Gastric bypass surgery is performed to help patients to lose weight by reducing the size of the stomach. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.

  • 2 weeks

    Flying after surgery can increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and patients will need to be cleared by the surgeon before flying.

  • Learn more about Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Sleeve

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  • Gastric sleeve surgery, which may also be referred to as sleeve gastrectomy, is a type of weight-loss surgery in which a large part of the stomach is removed. As a result, the remaining stomach is only around 25% of the size, meaning patients must eat smaller portions, and must modify their diet.

  • 2 weeks

    After gastric sleeve surgery, the patient will need to be cleared by the surgeon before flying.

  • Learn more about Gastric Sleeve

>Cardiology

(23 procedures)

Aortic Valve Repair

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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure

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Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment

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>Colorectal Medicine

(6 procedures)

Anal Fissure Treatment

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Anal Fistula Surgery

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Colectomy

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  • Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine). It is performed in order to treat or prevent certain diseases and conditions such as uncontrollable bleeding in the colon, a bowel obstruction, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and diverticulitis.

  • 3 weeks
  • Learn more about Colectomy

>Dermatology

(8 procedures)

Acne Treatment

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  • Acne is caused by the oil glands in the skin becoming blocked by sebum, skin cells and hair. Most people will suffer with a degree of acne in their lives, but for some it can be severe and can cause low self-esteem. For patients with very severe or persistent acne, treatment can help alleviate symptoms and reduce scarring.

  • Learn more about Acne Treatment

Dermabrasion

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  • Dermabrasion is a skin treatment which uses friction to remove the upper layers of skin. Once the top layers of the skin are removed, it stimulates the growth of new skin to replace the damaged skin once the wound heals, which is smoother skin.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Dermatology Consultation

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  • A dermatology consultation is a meeting with a dermatologist, to discuss a specific skin problem and explore treatment options. A dermatologist specializes in treating skin, hair, and nails. Common conditions which patients may consult with a dermatologist about are psoriasis, acne treatment, mole removal, and laser skin resurfacing treatment.

  • 1 - 2 days
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>Diagnostic Imaging

(10 procedures)

Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD)

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Chest X-Ray

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CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

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  • A computerized tomography (CT) scan, which may also be referred to as a CAT scan, is scan which uses a series of X-rays to create detailed images of the body. The scan is performed to create images of the inside of the body, including bones, internal organs, and blood vessels.

  • 3 - 7 weeks

    Patients will need to attend a follow up consultation once the results are processed.

  • Learn more about CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

(14 procedures)

Laryngoscopy

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Mastoidectomy

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Myringoplasty

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  • Myringoplasty, also referred to as tympanoplasty, is a surgical procedure to repair a perforated eardrum (the tympanic membrane) usually caused by infection or trauma.

  • 2 weeks

    The surgeon should ensure that eardrum has healed before the patient can fly, as changes in air pressure will affect the eardrum.

  • Learn more about Myringoplasty

>Endocrinology

(7 procedures)

Diabetes Consultation

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Endocrinology Consultation

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Endocrinology Testing

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>Gastroenterology

(6 procedures)

Cholecystectomy

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  • A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.

  • 1 - 2 weeks

    Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.

  • Learn more about Cholecystectomy

Colonoscopy

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  • A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.

  • 3 - 4 days

    Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.

  • Learn more about Colonoscopy

Gastroenterology Consultation

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>General Surgery

(17 procedures)

Adrenalectomy

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  • Adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove one or both of the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are located above each kidney and are part of the endocrine system, responsible for releasing hormones into the body, in order to regulate the immune system, metabolism, and blood sugar levels.

  • Learn more about Adrenalectomy

Appendectomy

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  • An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.

  • Learn more about Appendectomy

Breast Lumpectomy

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>Gynecology

(29 procedures)

Bartholin's Cyst Treatment

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  • This procedure treats a Bartholin's cyst through incision and drainage. A Bartholin's cyst is a small fluid filled sac just inside the vagina. The cyst forms on the Bartholin's gland which is a gland that produces fluid that lubriates the vagina, when the glands become blocked. The cyst ranges in size and generally varies between the size of a pea, to the size of marble. If the Bartholin's cyst becomes infected, it is usually referred to as a Bartholin's abscess and generally requires drainage.

  • 2 - 3 days

    It is usually safe to fly afterwards, but depending on the type of procedure, there may be a follow up visit required - e.g. to remove a drainage catheter.

  • Learn more about Bartholin's Cyst Treatment

Breast Biopsy

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Breast Exam

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>Hair Restoration

(5 procedures)

Beard Transplant

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  • A beard transplant is a surgical procedure performed to transplant hair from one part of the body to the face. In some men, facial hair may grow sparsely or there may be areas of patchiness. The procedure is performed on patients seeking a fuller and thicker beard.

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Eyebrow Hair Transplant

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Eyelid Hair Transplant

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>Maxillofacial Surgery

(6 procedures)

Facial Paralysis Treatment

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Facial Tumor Removal

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Jaw Fracture Treatment

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>Neonatology

(3 procedures)

Intersex Consultation

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Neonatology Consultation

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Tracheoplasty

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>Neurology

(6 procedures)

Alzheimer's Disease Consultation

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Consultation

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Epilepsy Treatment

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  • Epilepsy treatment aims to treat and manage epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures that can lead to loss of consciousness or strange behavior. Epilepsy occurs when there is an abnormality in the brain, whereby nerve cell activity increases and disrupts neuron activity.

  • weeks

    The time spent abroad depends on the type of epilepsy treatment that the patient receives.

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>Neurosurgery

(6 procedures)

Brachial Plexus Injury Treatment

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Brain Aneurysm Repair

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  • Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.

  • weeks

    Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.

  • Learn more about Brain Aneurysm Repair

Brain Tumor Surgery

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  • Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.

  • 6 - 8 weeks

    This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.

  • Learn more about Brain Tumor Surgery

>Oncology

(27 procedures)

Acute Leukemia Treatment

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  • Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.

  • weeks

    The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.

  • Learn more about Acute Leukemia Treatment

Bladder Cancer Treatment

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Breast Cancer Treatment

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  • Breast cancer treatment varies depending on the stage of the cancer and whether or not the cancer has spread. Cancer occurs when there is an abnormality in cell growth, which causes the cells to divide and grow quickly when the cell should die to make room for new cells.

  • weeks

    The time spent abroad will depend on the treatment. If chemotherapy or radiotherapy are the methods of treatment, then multiple sessions are likely to be required which may mean a longer stay than with surgery.

  • Learn more about Breast Cancer Treatment

>Ophthalmology

(10 procedures)

Cataract Surgery

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  • Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that are common as a result of aging. Cataract removal surgery is recommended for patients who experience impairment to vision and are sensitive to light as a result of the cataract. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens and it is most commonly replaced with a synthetic lens.

  • 2 - 3 days

    Patients can usually fly soon after cataract surgery, but should take precautions to avoid dryness in the eye.

  • Learn more about Cataract Surgery

Detached Retina Treatment

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  • Retina detachment occurs when the retina becomes separated from its surrounding tissue. When this occurs, it is important that it is repaired, as the retina cannot function correctly in this condition, and leaving it untreated can result in the permanent loss of vision.

  • 4 weeks

    The length of stay depends on the treatment, however any treatment involving gas bubbles in the eye will prevent patients from being suitable for flying until the bubble has gone.

  • Learn more about Detached Retina Treatment

Eye Examination

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  • An eye examination is a combination of tests performed on the eyes, in order to determine the health of the eyes and to assess the vision.

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>Orthopedics

(33 procedures)

Achilles Tendon Rupture

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Ankle Arthroscopy

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Ankle Fracture Treatment

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>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(5 procedures)

Bone and Joint Screening

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage

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Orthopedic Rehabilitation

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>Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

(5 procedures)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Treatment

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Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

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Lung Biopsy

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>Reproductive Medicine

(8 procedures)

Artificial Insemination

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  • Artificial insemination is the direct insertion of sperm into a woman's uterus, cervix, or fallopian tubes with the aim of achieving pregnancy. By directly inserting the sperm, it makes easier for the sperm to travel and fertilize the egg.

  • 5 - 7 days
  • Learn more about Artificial Insemination

Egg Freezing

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  • Egg freezing is the process of harvesting and freezing a number of matured female eggs for use in future IVF procedures.

  • 2 weeks

    As the process around ovary stimulation can take several weeks, it is best to discuss the logistical practicalities with your physician.

  • Learn more about Egg Freezing

Embryo Freezing

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  • Embryo freezing, also referred to as embryo cryopreservation, is the freezing of embryos for use in future. It is often performed as part of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle when there are more embryos produced than can be implanted into the uterus at one time.

  • 1 weeks

    Usually embryo freezing is performed following IVF treatment. It takes several weeks for the woman's natural cycle to be suppressed, the egg stimulation, egg retrieval, egg fertilization, and embryo cultivation to take place.

  • Learn more about Embryo Freezing

>Rheumatology

(6 procedures)

Fibromyalgia Treatment

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Lupus Erythematosus Treatment

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Consultation

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>Spinal Surgery

(25 procedures)

Artificial Disc Replacement

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Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

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Corpectomy

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>Urology

(16 procedures)

Circumcision

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  • Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.

  • 4 days

    Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.

  • Learn more about Circumcision

Cystoscopy

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

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>Vascular Medicine

(14 procedures)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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Angiography

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  • Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Angioplasty

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>Allergology

(2 procedures)

Allergology Consultation

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Allergy Testing

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>General Medicine

(2 procedures)

Medical Examination

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  • A medical examination, also called medical checkup or health checkup, is a general examination of a patient's health. Having a medical checkup can help to identify problems early on, even before symptoms show. A checkup can also give patients peace of mind if they are worried about their health.

  • 3 - 4 days

    Medical checkups can be combined with sightseeing or shopping trips.

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Vaccination

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>Nephrology

(2 procedures)

Kidney Dialysis

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  • Kidney dialysis is a treatment which usually involves using a machine to take over kidney function to filter toxins, waste, and excess fluid from the body. The treatment is required by patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly.

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Nephrology Consultation

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>Immunology

(1 procedure)

Immunology Consultation

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>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

(1 procedure)

Eyelid Surgery

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  • Eyelid surgery, also referred to as blepharoplasty or an eye lift, is a surgery performed to remove bagginess and puffiness from lower eyelids, and droopiness from upper eyelids. It is commonly performed as a cosmetic procedure, but may also be necessary for patients who have obstructed vision due to drooping upper lids. The doctor will usually make a small incision in the upper eyelid or beneath the lower eyelid, in order to remove excess skin and/or fat from the area.

  • 5 - 7 days

    Patients may need a follow up appointment to check progress or get stitches removed.

  • Learn more about Eyelid Surgery

More about available treatments at St. Luke's Medical Center

Alongside its 23 centres of excellence, the St. Luke's Medical Center is equipped with the latest technology and medical equipment including 3-tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), 3D echocardiography, 4D ultrasound, a 64-slice CT scanner, electron microscopy, and endovenous laser therapy.

Furthermore, the clinic also uses extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, high dose rate brachytherapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), and radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

Staff

Staff

There are over 1,700 physicians at the St Luke’s Medical Center, many of whom are experienced and internationally recognized in their respective fields.

Additionally, they are supported by a team of over 2,600 non-medical employees who are trained to deliver tailored treatments, based on patients' individual needs and requirements.

Reviews

Reviews

External Reviews from Google

  • Xiao Yan, May 2019

    3

    St. Luke's Medical Center is a hospital situated in E. Rodriguez, Quezon City. To get here from Manila, you need to ride a jeep or UV Express going to Cubao and ask the driver to drop you off at St. Luke's. Some of the landmarks in this area are HapChan, 7 Eleven and Ministop.
    During my first visit to this hospital, I got lost most of the time. There are no maps or signages that can help you navigate the building. I had to ask hospital staff and security guards just to get to where I wanted to go. The facilities are subpar as compared to other private hospitals I've been to (and that's saying a lot because I've been to many hospitals in Metro Manila). The corridors are also not well-ventilated and there is no air-conditioning. There aren't a lot of places you can eat in inside the hospital besides the cafeteria and one other pricey restaurant.
    The hospital is quite congested. There are a lot of people and staff wherever you go. I hope that the administrators can do something about this, since patients are paying good money just to get treatment here.

  • TJ Huntley, March 2019

    1

    Tried getting a doctor there and phone voicemail kept saying "Not Available." Tried for several days then got in touch with someone and they said that person is only available on Tuesday. We tried them on Monday and Tuesday already and this is Thursday.

  • Ma. Dorothy Abasola, February 2019

    5

    The doctors and nurses are really friendly! 😊 They are accommodating and very attending. Eepecially dr. Arce of medicine! Thank you for taking a good care to my lola!

  • Jane Pena, January 2019

    3

    We were 15th in line waiting to be served in the ER. Too congested. It took for us 9 gruelling hours just to be cleared and sent home. But still thankful that my child's condition got better.

  • Ma. Luisa De Sagun, December 2018

    1

    We are in the hospital right now. Their emergency is not what it seems as the doctors and nurses are so lousy and slow. The patient is experiencing so much pain and what they do first is to get you sign so many papers and then type very slowly to encode your records while their patient, bleeding, only sits there waiting for the nurse to finish what they are encoding. And when you ask them to attend to the patient immediately as she is experiencing so muxh pain, they get irritated. So disgusting!