The Department of Orthopedics was established in 1989. Its 4-year residency training program has been accredited by the Philippine Board of Orthopaedics since 1991.


A premier center for orthopedic excellence in Southeast Asia.


We, the Department of Orthopedics of Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), highly competent, ethical and compassionate orthopedic surgeons and staff who value global competitiveness and excellence in training and research; are committed to the provision of affordable, high quality, state-of-the-art service to the people of Mindanao and the rest of the country regardless of creed and race.