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Monday, 24 October 2016


Clinical Departments > Urology - Stone Unit    


Stone unit formerly known as STONE CENTER, started May 1996 offering Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) using the ECONOLITH 100 for disintegration / Blasting of Kidney / Ureteral Stone. In 2000, the center upgraded to the DORNIER COMPACT DELTA MACHINE.

Service Descriptions

The center offers EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE LITHOTRIPSY (ESWL). The center’s procedure is mainly done on an OUT PATIENT basis. The number of sessions differs depending on the size of the stones. To some extent, admission is required based on patient’s individual HMO policy or as when adjunctive procedures are needed prior to ESWL. Some Urologic procedures (CRGP, JJ insertion) may be needed to be done that confinement at the hospital is advised.


Operating Schedule

The center is open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am to 12:00nn.

Contact Numbers:

  • Trunk line : 524-3011
  • Local : 2800 and 8146
  • Direct line : 521-4230; 526-3714
  • E-mail address : stoneunitmdh@yahoo.com

Doctor's Specialty

Dr. Eduardo R. Gatchalian (Urologist) is the center’s CEO and Dr. Enrique Bilar as the assistant CEO. Ms. Estela Apolinario, R. N., Senior Nurse Consultant and Ms. Stella Marie E. Ang, R. N. As the Unit Manager.

  • Qualified and Trained Urologist performs the ESWL Procedure.
  • Center’s Urologist on deck is always at hand for consultation to all walk in patient &/or referral patients. Otherwise, active hospital staff Urologists are also available for consultation in their respective private clinics.
  • Procedure rates / package price differs to the size and location of the stone. We encourage patients to undergo evaluation from their respective Urologist for the complete medical assessment before the said procedure. The package can also be discussed with the patients.
    • We accept Private and all major HMO’s Companies with valid Letter of Authorization, Credit Card payments and cash payees.
    • Package rate includes the center and Attending physician’s Professional fee.
  • Amenities: Guaranteed Top of the line machine; High Caliber Doctors; Well groomed facilities; matured and satisfying Nursing Care services.


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