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|Format||Medical television program|
|Created by||ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|
|Developed by||ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|
|Directed by||Arnel Jacobe|
|Starring||Cheryl Cosim (2004-2010)
Bernadette Sembrano (2010-present)
Alvin Elchico (2011-present)
Jing Castañeda (2012-present)
|Opening theme||"Salamat Dok" by Kemis3|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||931 (as of March 24, 2013)|
|Executive producer(s)||Marielle Gaceta-Catbagan|
|Running time||1 ¼ hours (Saturday)
1 hour (Sunday)
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Original run||April 24, 2004 – present|
Salamat Dok! (lit. Thanks Doc!) is Philippines' medical television program hosted by Bernadette Sembrano, which provides information on diseases and medical concerns. The show also provides free on-air consultation with guest physicians. The program also conducts regular free medical/dental missions within the ABS-CBN complex in the Philippines. It is aired LIVE every early Saturday 5:45-7:00 a.m. and Sunday 7:30-8:30 a.m. on ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN News Channel.
Salamat Dok aired its maiden telecast on April 24, 2004 with Cheryl Cosim as its host. It won several awards from prestigious award-giving bodies like the Anak TV Seal in 2006 and 2007, KBP Golden Dove in 2007 and the USTv Students' Choice 2008 as Best Public Service program. It celebrated its 4th anniversary with their anniversary episodes, which featured recent scandals and controversies that rocked the medical community.
Since August 6, 2011, Alvin Elchico joins Bernadette as the new addition to the show.
Veteran news personality and celebrity mom, Jing Castaneda, also joined the team as Program Host on December 2012, taking care of family issues/health, as well as the show's medical missions and healthy cooking segment.
On Saturday, the show is live from 5:45 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Manila Time.
On Sunday, the show is aired live from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Manila Time.