A year ago, the Bicol Medical Center became one of the DOH’s COVID-19 Testing Centers because of its SARS-CoV-2 Testing Laboratory (Cartridge Based Polymerase Chain Reaction). BMC follows the DOH Memorandum Order No. 2020-0376, which stipulates the prioritization of COVID-19 Testing using Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 Cartridges.
In photo (left to right): Dr. Francisco Sales III, BMC’s Medical Center Chief II, Dr. Richard Briones (Chief Resident, BMC Dept. of Surgery), Dr. Roque Torres (Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgeon), Dr. Bob Casin (Hepatobiliary Surgeon), and Dr. Ronnie Gigantone (Section Head, Minimally Invasive Surgery).
NAGA CITY, Bicol - The Bicol Medical Center purchased a new 4k laparoscopic tower and it arrived last Friday, April 30, 2021.
With this new 4k laparoscopic tower, our hospital surgeons will be able to perform advanced procedures (such as gallbladder, colon, hernia, and thoracic surgeries), through keyhole incisions (band-aid surgery) which is the gold standard worldwide.
Last April 23, 2021, the Bicol Medical Center's Department of ENT - Head and Neck Surgery has promoted its advocacy thru an online lecture with the different healthcare Workers of Camarines Sur District III. The online advocacy activity was in partnership with the Office of the Third District of Camarines Sur, which aims to make the barangay health workers and the community more vigilant and aware of the impact of head and neck cancer.
Naga City, Bicol - The BMC Department of Pediatrics officially opened its Satellite Continuity Clinic for Newborn Screening Positive Patients.