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. Antonio A. Rivera

Dr. Antonio A. Rivera

Joined Staff: Founding Member

Subspecialty: Sports Medicine / Arthroscopic Surgery / Shoulder Surgery

College: Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, 1963

Med School: University of the Philippines, College of Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, 1968

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1974

Licensure: Philippines, 1968 Ohio, 1973 Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Current Hospital Affiliations:

• Executive Vice President, Philippine Orthopaedic Institute, Inc. Makati, Philippines • Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Philippines, • Active Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Philippines • Active Consultant, The Medical City, Philippines • Active Consultant, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Philippines

Teaching Positions:

• Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Makati Philippines • Clinical Assistant Professor (Orthopaedic Surgery), University of the Philippines/Philippine General Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1977-1986 • Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Hongkong, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hongkong, January 1 – August, 1976

Orthopaedic Societies:

• International Affiliate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • Founding Member, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine • Founding Member, Asian Shoulder Association • Founding Member, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine • Member, Asean Orthopaedic Association • Member, Association of Surgeons of Southeast Asia • Founding President, Philippine Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine


• President, ASEAN Orthopaedic Association, 2000 • President, Philippine Orthopaedic Association, 1998 • Chairman, Philippine Board of Orthopaedics, 1988 • President, Sports Medicine Association of the Philippines, 1983 – 1986 • Chief Delegate (Philippines), Asia – Pacific Orthopaedic Association, 1992 to present • Assistant Director, Institute of Orthopaedics, St. Lukes Medical Center, Philippines, 1993 – 1999 • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

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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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