The Medical City

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The Medical City (TMC) is a tertiary care hospital in the Philippines with over forty years experience in hospital operation and administration. Its world-class health care complex serves some 40,000 in-patients and 400,000 out-patients annually. TMC has a medical staff of over 1,000 physicians who are established experts in their various fields of specialization. This core of professionals is complemented by a 2,200-strong human resource complement, engaged in allied medical, administrative and support services. [1]

At the heart of TMC's service philosophy are new paradigms of hospital care addressing the entire continuum of health needs, and the patient as an equal, informed and empowered partner in the pursuit and preservation of health. TMC is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world’s most prestigious accrediting body for international health care organizations.

Service Philosophy[edit]

TMC has defined for itself the value proposition: “Where Patients are Partners.” This phrase finds its fullest meaning when the patient is viewed not as a problem to be solved or a charge to be cared for, but as a partner in his own health.

Patient partnership means acknowledging the patient's fundamental accountability for his own health, then supporting this with systems, tools and venues for education, open communication, and informed choice. This fresh perspective on the patient's role in health care represents a radical departure from the traditional idea of the patient as a passive recipient of medical services.

The organizational base for engaging this unique service philosophy is the Center for Patient Partnership, which develops and delivers individual and group programs designed to provide accurate and actionable health education and information for the benefit of patients, family members, and caregivers.

Joint Commission International Accreditation[edit]

In 2006, 2009, and again in 2012, TMC submitted itself to the rigorous review and accreditation process of the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world's most prestigious accrediting body for health care organizations. The hospital secured this accreditation, even receiving perfect scores in the critical standards on Access of Care, Continuity of Care, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Patient and Family Education, and Governance and Leadership Direction. With the JCI's gold seal, each person who comes to TMC is assured of receiving healthcare services that are at par with the best hospitals in the world. [2]


The main facility is located on a 1.5-hectare property along Ortigas Avenue in the business district of Pasig City, Metro Manila. It is composed of 115,000 square meters of floor space and includes two Nursing Towers, which can be fitted for up to 800 beds, joined by a Podium, bridgeways, and a Medical Arts Tower. The 18 floors of the Medical Arts Tower house 280 doctors' clinics and select commercial spaces. Located within the six-floor Podium are diagnostic and intervention facilities, as well as support and administrative offices. The three-level basement parking accommodates over a thousand vehicles. The complex is also equipped with a broad range of state-of-the-art security features, an advanced building management system, and biosafety features incorporated into sensitive patient areas. [3]

TMC also serves as the hub for a network of satellite clinics and hospitals, delivering a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients in Manila and select provinces. TMC's aggressive national expansion strategy demonstrates a commitment to bringing its unique, world-class brand of health care straight to the communities of its patients. The Medical City satellite clinics are located at: [4]

Ali Mall Quezon City Antipolo Triangle Mall
Congressional Waltermart Munoz Ever Gotesco Commonwealth
Ever Gotesco Pasig Fisher Mall
Gateway Mall Lucky Chinatown Binondo
Monte Carlo Cainta Robinson's Cainta
Robinson's Iloilo Robinson's Magnolia
SM Fairview SM FTI
SM Lipa SM Manila
SM Marikina SM Masinag Antipolo
SM North EDSA Annex SM Novaliches
SM Sucat SM Sta. Mesa
Sta. Lucia Marikina Timog
Trinoma Mall Victory Mall Caloocan
Waltermart Makati Waltermart Bicutan

TMC also owns and operates the following facilities:

The Medical City Iloilo, Iloilo City, Iloilo
The Medical City Clark, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga
The Medical City South Luzon, Santa Rosa, Laguna
Guam Regional Medical City, Dededo, Guam
The Medical City Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Special Services[edit]

TMC offers a full range of special medical services to ensure accurate diagnoses and the most efficient and effective treatment for your health care needs. [5]

Acute Stroke Unit Adult Neurology
Breast Clinic Center for Patient Partnership
Colorectal Clinic Delivery Suite
Developmental Pediatrics Ear, Nose, and Throat Center
Emergency Department Eye Center
Hemodialysis Unit Home Care
Intensive Care Unit Laboratory
Liver Center Medical Information Department
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nuclear Medicine
Orthopedic Center Ostomy and Complex Wound Care Clinic
Outpatient Chemotherapy Unit Pain Clinic
Pharmacy Physical Medicine
Pulmonary Center Radiology
Snoring and Sleep Center Surgery Suite

Centers of Excellence[edit]

TMC's world-class facility is the staging area for the delivery of cutting-edge healthcare services, with centers of excellence in Wellness and Aesthetics, Cardiovascular, Cancer and Regenerative Medicine. [6]

Cancer Center

The Cancer Program adopts a unique multidisciplinary team approach to cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and management. It applies innovative molecular technologies in diagnosis and treatment for truly customized care. Its new Breast Clinic boasts of the country’s first Mammotome Breast Biopsy System, which allows computer-guided, minimally invasive biopsies that preserve breast tissue and can be done quickly and safely. Its superior imaging modalities include digital mammograms, breast ultrasound, and Breast MRI Biopsy Coil, a device that maps the tumor’s location more sharply inside the breast. [7]

Cardiovascular Center

The Cardiovascular Program offers integrated, state-of-the-art care, encompassing non-invasive diagnostics, minimally-invasive interventional services, open heart surgery, and cardiac rehabilitation. [8]

Regenerative Medicine

The Regenerative Medicine Program employs advanced technologies in the engineering of stem cells and other biomaterials for the purpose of preserving, restoring, or enhancing organ function. Using the latest cell processing, studies and storage facilities, Regenerative Medicine therapies offer unprecedented opportunities for developing new treatments for debilitating diseases for which there are few known or no cures. [9]

Wellness Center

The Center for Wellness and Aesthetics is a flagship program of The Medical City, dedicated as a one-stop shop for preventive, promotive, proactive, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative interventions, and employs methods and methodologies guided by the principles of evidence-based medicine. The Center helps people adopt a healthier lifestyle and facilitates positive health behavior changes through a combination of efforts to enhance awareness, change behavior and create environments that support good health practices. It offers organized, comprehensive services appropriate to various segments – from the young to the young at heart.

The Center’s packages are improved and customized based on the existing or previous medical conditions, lifestyle and health risks of its clientele. It maintains a personalized, patient-centered approach while retaining a broader community orientation, and aims to provide health packages redesigned to cater to the need for better health maintenance and total wellness promotion. The Center has expanded further and now offers Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Bariatric Surgery, in line with our Weight Management Program and Pediatric Weight Management. [10]



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