Dr. David M. Cabatan Jr., M.D., FPOA

Career Highlights

Joined Staff December 1988
Subspecialty Microlumbar Discectomy / Adult Spinal Problems / Orthopaedic Trauma
College University of the Philippines, 1975
Med School University of the Philippines, College of Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, 1980
Residency Philippine Orthopaedic Center, Philippines, 1987
Fellowship Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1988
Licensure Diplomate, Philippine Board of Orthopaedics, 1989
Fellow, Philippine College of Surgeons, 2000
Fellow, Philippine Orthopaedic Association, 1990
Current Hospital Affiliations
• Director, Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., Makati, Philippines
• Associate Active Staff, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Makati, Philippines
• Chief, Section of Orthopedics and Active Consultant, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Philippines
• Visiting Staff, Asian Hospital Medical Center, Philippines
Teaching Positions
• Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics, Makati Medical Center, Makati Philippines
• Guest Lecturer: UP Manila College of Allied Medical Professions, Manila Philippines, 1994 to present
• Instructor and Lecturer (Orthopaedics), Far Eastern University College of Medicine, Manila Philippines, 1983 – 1987
• Clinical Preceptor (Orthopaedics), University of the East College of Medicine, Quezon City Philippines, 1983-1985
Orthopaedic Societies
• Founding Member, Philippine Spine Society
• Founding Member, Philippine Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
• Founding Member, Philippine Hip and Knee Society
• International Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• President, Philippine Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 1999 – 2000
• Member, Philippine Medical Association
• Author, “Results and Complications of Microlumbar Discectomy. A Medium Term Follow-up.”, Philippine Orthopaedic Association Annual Convention, 1997
• Author, “Results of Microlumbar Discectomy”, Read in the Asean Orthopaedic Association Annual Convention, 1993
• Co-author, “Traumatic Dislocations of the Knee”, Fracture and Dislocations, 1993
• Co-author, “Sciatic Nerve Palsy After Leg-Lengthening in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty”, Paper read at The 24th Annual Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1988

Clinic Schedule

Philippine Orthopedic Institute
Tuesday and Thursday    
9:00 AM to 12:00 NN


Makati Medical Center

Monday 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Note: All schedules are By Appointment