Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) brings its world class patient care to different areas around the country through medical programs in partnership with different organizations. Doctors from the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Pediatrics, and Surgery join the team who provides free consultation during these programs.
In-house surgical programs
Aside from the external medical programs, MDH also conducts in-house medical programs which cater to the needs of economically-challenged patients who needs to avail certain surgical procedures. In-house medical programs are done in partnership with the Department of Anesthesiology, and all four (4) are partly funded by the Metrobank Foundation.
The following missions are implemented every year:
Share the Gift of Vision (STGOV) is a program of the Department of Ophthalmology which entails free surgery for the removal of cataract with free intraocular lens. From two (2) legs per year, the program now offers four (4) runs since 2014. This is conducted during the months of April, August, October and November. STGOV aims to cater to 80 patients for the year.
Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a program of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) which benefits children who have cleft lip and palate. The program targets a total of twenty (20) beneficiaries each year. The operations are usually conducted in May.
Goiter Ends Today through Surgery (GETS), a surgical program of the Department of Surgery, caters to patients with thyroid problems. The free surgery also caters to twenty (20) patients every year. The program is usually conducted every September.
For women with ovarian and uterine tumors, WE SHOUT (Women Empowerment through Surgical Help for Ovarian and Uterine Tumors) is offered by the Department of OB-GYN. The program benefits twenty (20) patients every year, and it is usually done during the month of November.