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/totalmed-logo.jpg" alt="TotalMed" width="250" height="84" hspace="5" align="right">TotalMED Subic a Philippine-registered firm, is a total health care provider engaged
in ambulatory and hospital care. The company currently operates medical
clinics in Antipolo City Rizal, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Makati City and Quezon City.
TotalMED started operations in January
and March of 2007, when TOTALMED SUBIC (TS) AND TOTALMED CLARK (TC) were
incorporated and registered to provide outpatient (ambulatory) and inpatient
(hospital) medical care in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Clark Freeport Zone
and eventually, in key cities and other growth regions nationwide.
TotalMED Subic has signed a two year
renewable lease to operate a multi-specialty ambulatory and diagnostic
center with Subic Vest in Subic Bay Industrial Park. Renovation started
in September and full operations started in March 2008..
Today, TotalMED is the only
full service Ambulatory Care facility inside Subic Bay. Among its largest
clients are HANJIN SHIPBUILDING and all SBDMC‘S 150 locator companies
and 20,000 employees located in Subic Bay Gateway Park.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
RAYMOND C. RICARDO, MD, FCAP
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Raymond Ricardo, is a 35
year health industry veteran and will provide vision and leadership
as CEO and President. He obtained his internship and residency training
at the NY University-Bellevue-VA Medical Center in New York City.
He practiced Pathology in many hospitals in the US and was full
Professor of Pathology at Lincoln and Pikeville Universities in
Tennessee and Kentucky. He is a board certified by the American
Board of Pathology and is a lifetime fellow of the College of American
Pathologists. Dr. Ricardo has served as Chief of the Medical staff
and as Board Member of the Board of Trustees at Lee County Regional
Medical Center in Virginia and as President of the Virginia Association
of Philippine Physicians.
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AVENILO AVENTURA, MD
Vice-Chairman of the Board
Dr. Avenilo Aventura was the
founding Director of the Philippine Heart Center. He is a Diplomate
of the American Board of Surgery and the Philippine Board of Surgery.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American College
of Cardiology and American College of Chest Physicians. He has served
as President of the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia,
Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Association of Asia,
ASEAN Federation of Cardiology, 4th Asian Vascular Society International
Congress, Philippine Heart Association, Philippine Association of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, and the Asia Pacific Heart
Network. He is Chairman of Caritas Health Shield HMO. He served
as Chairman of the Philippine Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular
Surgeons, Board of Trustees, Heart Foundation of the Philippines,
Organizing Committee, ASEAN Congress of Cardiology, Council of Cardiac
Surgery, Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, and the UST Faculty
of Medicine and Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of the UST
College of Medicine and Surgery. He served as Presidential Physician.
Dr. Aventura has received numerous awards for his surgical and medical
activities and is a member or officer of several Boards and organizations.
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JAIME GALVEZ-TAN, MD
Consultant, Member, Board of Governors
Dr. Tan is a former Secretary
of Health for the Philippine Government. He served as Undersecretary
and Chief of Staff of the Department of Health from 1992 to 1994.
Prior to that time, he held senior positions at the United Nations
Children's Fund (UNICEF), both at the national and the regional
levels. Earlier, Dr. Tan served as a rural health physician and
trainer. Dr. Tan has been a Consultant for UNICEF, the World Health
Organization (WHO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), The World Bank, Asian Development
Bank (ADB), and the United States Agency for International Development
(USAID). Dr. Tan is widely published and has lectured in fifteen
countries on several continents. The recipient of numerous awards,
Dr. Tan is currently an International Consultant on Health Policy
Development and was until recently Vice Chancellor for Research
at the University of the Philippines Manila and, concurrently, Executive
Director of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Tan is President
and/or Chief Officer of several health-related nongovernmental organizations.
He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines and the Prince
Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. Dr.
Tan is a Philippine citizen.
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LUZVIMINDA V. RICARDO,
Dr. Luzviminda Ricardo, Vice President
of Finance and Treasurer retired from medical practice in 1997 after
a long and distinguished career. She did her residency in Anesthesia
at St. Luke’s Medical Center in New York City and practiced
in New York and Virginia. Dr. L. Ricardo has received several awards
for outstanding service while as intern, resident and consultant
during her 27 year career. She founded and currently manages Ameriphil
Medical Transcription Institute and is co-founder of TotalMED. Dr.
L. Ricardo is instrumental in the continuing success of both companies.
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TERESITA ORTIN-OLIVER, MD
Dr. Ortin holds a doctorate degree in Medicine
as well as in Education. She has a masters degree in Nursing and
Medical Practice Management. She is President and Dean of Metro
Subic College. She is a Governor of the International College of
surgeons and the Philippine Medical Association. She is past president
of the Olongapo Medical Society.
International Vice President,
Vice President, Project Development
President, LCI Group Ltd.
President, Wampole Brands Inc., Canada
Head of Business Development, Del Monte and Ciba Geigy/Novartis
Senior management with Johnson&Johnson International.
Chief Operating Officer, ISM BioPolymer, Quebec, Canada
Member of the Board of Directors, Nu-Life Nutrition Canada Ltd.,
Millennium Biotechnology Inc., New Jersey, U.S.A.
Member, Advisory Group, Sheridan College International School; Brock
University/U.P. College Los Banos
Bachelor of Science in Commerce, C.P.A., De La Salle; Marketing
and Finance, Univ. of Washington, SeattleEconomics, Univ. of Toronto
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BU CASTRO, MD, LLB
Dr. Bu Castro, the Medical Director
and Vice-President of Medico-Legal Affairs, is Board Certified in
Pathology. He has served as PMA president and is very active as
a professor in various medical universities including St. Luke’s,
UST and Fatima Universities. He served as Medico-Legal Officer of
St. Luke’s, Chinese General, Mary Chile’s, Fatima and
Children’s Medical Centers. He was former chairman of the
College of Medicine of Pamantasan Ng Lungsod Ng Maynila. He is a
former President of the Philippine Association of Forensic Medicine.,
Dr. Castro has been instrumental in instituting many reforms in
the Medical profession and has authored many articles in medical
journals and publications
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RAY MELCHOR SANTOS, MD
Vice President, Projects Development
Apart from having a medical degree, Dr. Rey
Melchor Santos holds a Masters degree in Hospital Administration
from the Ateneo Graduate School. Dr. Santos is President of the
Philippine College of Surgeons, the Phil. Association of Laparoscopic
and Endoscopic Surgery, and the Phil. Obesity Control Team. He is
Secretary-Treasurer of the American College of Surgeons, Phil. Chapter.
He serves as the Vice President of the Phil. Society of Bariatric
Surgery and the Phil. Medical Association. He is Governor and Examiner
of the Phil. Board of Surgery and the Phil. Board of Laparoscopic
and Endoscopic Surgery.
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ABELARDO ALBIS, LLB
Vice President, Legal
Attorney Abelardo Albis received
his law degree from the University of the Philippines. He served
as National Youth Director of YMCAs in the Philippines. He practiced
as law partner of Conde and Albis Law Office and Albis and Associates.
He is currently serving as President of Santo Domingo Institute
Inc. and as President and Senior Pastor of Christ is Coming Inc.
He is currently the Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Sta. Lucia
Group of Companies and also the Chief Legal Counsel of Sta. Lucia
Realty Development Corporation.
ARGENTE ALEJANDRO, MD
Chief of Clinics
Dr. Argente Alejandro, Director
of Primary Care has had a sterling career in medical practice and
has served as President of the Philippine Federation of Family Practitioners,
President of the Philippine Association of Alternative Medicine,
and as Vice President of the PMA. Dr. Alejandro has been the recipient
of numerous awards for his unstinting service to his profession,
the PMA, PAAM and the PFFP.
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FRANCIS GOMEZ, MD
Consultant, Member, Board of Directors
Dr. Francis Gomez graduated
as a full scholar from the UERM Medical Center and holds an MD degree,
a Masters in Primary Health Care Management from the ASEAN Institute
for Health Development and a Masters Degree un Entrepreneurship
from the Asian Institute of Management. He finished a fellowship
in Health Policy Development at Boston University. He is currently
COO of New MarketLink Pharmaceutical Company and President of Altermed
Corporation, a subsidiary of PAscual Laboratories. He is a Trustee
of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Medicine.
He served as Head, Technical Senate Staff for Health Management
and WHO adviser on Traditional Medicine as well as Adviser on the
Technical Staff of the Secretary of Health, DOH, Philippines.
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EXPEDITA CASTRO, MD
Member, Board of Directors
Dr. Expedita Castro received her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas. She served as Professor of Internal Medicine at UERMMC (UE Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center). Dr. Castro practiced internal medicine in Washington, Ohio, and Maine, USA and clinical research work involving drugs in Hypertension, Diabetes, Gastric ulcers, Degenerative osteoarthritis and Psychiatry in Seattle, WA. She also worked for 5 years as Internist in Washington State Hospital experiencing the challenges of treating mentally challenged patients and the effects and complications of psychiatric medications. She is the founder and Chairperson of the Medical Missions to Pilar Foundation, a 501 C3 Tax exemot Charitable Organization.
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