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. Emilia H. Tanchuling

Dr. Emilia H. Tanchuling

Joined Staff: October, 1997

Subspecialty: Orthopedic Infections / Shoulder Problems

College: University of the Philippines, 1980

Med School: De La Salle College of Medicine, Dasmariñas Cavite, 1984

Residency: Philippine Orthopedic Center, 1992

Fellowship: Orthopedic infections, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Clinical Observership in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul Korea

Licensure: Philippines Medical Board Licensure, 1986 Diplomate Examination, Philippine Board of Orthopedics, 1992

Current Hospital Affiliations:

• Associate, Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., Makati, Philippines • Medical Staff, Makati Medical Center, Makati, Philippines • Active Staff, The New Medical City, Pasig City

Orthopaedic Societies:

• Diplomate, Philippine Board of Orthopedics • Fellow, Philippine Orthopedic Association • Fellow, ASEAN Orthopedic Association • Member, Committee on Surgical Infections, Philippine College of Surgeons, 1992-2002


• Author, “Ipsilateral Fractures of the Femoral Shaft and Tibial Shaft: The Floating knee.”Published in the proceedings, Official Journal of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, July, 1989 • Author, “Comparison Between Cefazolin Intravenous vs. Pefloxacin Oral as Prophylactic Antibiotic Therapy in Clean Elective Orthopedic Surgery”.Published in the P, Official Journal of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, February 1992.

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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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