Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology General Information


The BMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was established in 1975. Dr. Antonia Vilgera, an Associate of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society for 13 years (1975 - 1988), led the department with two other consultants, Dr. Rizaline Cuadro and Dr. Lourdes Jurado. During this time, the department was accredited by the DOH for service.

In 1988, under the guidance of Dr. Elna Chia, the department was accredited by the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society for service. A year later, in 1990, the Residency Training program was accredited and continued in the ensuing years. There were six graduates during the pre-accreditation period and 48 graduates post-accreditation. All are doing well in their respective practices.

The department started with five consultants who initiated the department's accreditation. At present, BMC - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has 14 active consultants with subspecialty training, and 12 of whom were graduates of the institution. The department consultancy staff is proud of the subspecialty training, namely: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Trophoblastic Diseases, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Ob-Gyne Ultrasound, Pediatric, and Adolescent Gynecology and Gynecologic Endoscopy.


The premier OB-GYN Department in Bicol Region upholds the highest ethical standard of practice in providing excellent health care services to mother and child.


  1. To provide the highest quality of women's health care and increase awareness of women's health issues through advocacy programs and education of health care providers and community.
  2. To enhance its members' professionalism through core value formation, continuing medical education, training, and research.
  3. To safeguard the welfare of its patients and staff
  4. To provide the highest quality standards of education and training, research, and service in Obstetrics and Gynecology through accredited Residency Training Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Bicol Region.



    Bombita, Viviene L. MD, FPOGS, FPSREI, FPSGE


    Ramos, Marie Anne H. MD, FPOGS, FFIFEPAG


    Abainza, Anna Liza V. MD, FPOGS
    Adalid, Maria Rizalina B. MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG
    Agudo, Pilipinas F. MD, FPOGS
    Bonggao, Jeejane A. MD, FPOGS
    Brazal, Dinah Marion A. MD, FPOGS, FSGOP
    Bresnan, Alma M. MD, FPOGS, FSGOP, FPCPC
    Macaraig, Catherine B. MD, FPOGS
    Mariñas, Imelda Socorro S. MD, FPOGS
    Sales, Cristet B. MD, FPOGS, FPSREI
    Sanchez, Josephine D. MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG, FPSMFM
    Torallo, Mary Antoinette S. MD, FPOGS
    Zaragoza, Bernardine A. MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG

    Junior Consultants
    Bacsain, Clarinda E. MD
    Lautengco, Anna Clarizza V. MD
    Leabres-Joson, Irish May MD, DPOGS
    Loria-Torres, Ma. Elizabeth E. MD, DPOGS

    Emeritus Consultants
    Cuadro, Rizaline MD
    Chia, Elna MD
    Vilgera, Antonia MD
    Young Garcia-Sy, Ana K. MD, FPOGS


    Embestro, Angela A. MD


    Arnan, Santina P. MD
    Blasco, Jessa May MD
    Bulaong, Jenelle Rayza MD
    Cojo, Gladys May R. MD
    Dizon, Hazelle Ann MD
    Dy-Siocco, Dyan MD
    Mosende, Robelle MD
    Mercado, Vivien Jovih MD
    Madrid, Ann Margrette A. MD
    Merilles, Kriselle-Ann G. MD
    Pineda, Charmaine Diamond MD
    Pura, Chia Nora MD
    Rentoy, Reo G. MD
    Romualdez, Rajean Monette MD
    Serrano, Colleen MD


    Mayor, Ann Rae B. MD


Chief Resident, BMC OBGYN

Department of Surgery
OB-GYN Office,
2nd Floor,Old Building,
Bicol Medical Center
(+63) 9202484935



Last update: January 31, 2021