Emiliano M. Bernardo III, MD, DPBO
Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Neuro-Visual Disorders
Dr. Bernardo is the only ophthalmologist sub-specializing in Neuro-Visual Disorders in the whole Western Visayas Region. He was fortunate to be mentored by the Filipino pioneers and experts in the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Dr. Jesus Tamesis, Jr. (Clinica Tamesis Eye Center), Dr. Raul Cruz (PGH, SLMC), Dr. Rich Kho (PGH, American Eye Center), Dr. Sidney Cheng (UERMMMC, TMC), and Dr. Analyn Suntay (UERMMMC, EAMC) to name a few. Though he was primarily a fellow of UERMMMC, through the help of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Club of the Philippines (NOCP), he also rotated at PGH, American Eye Hospital and Cardinal Santos MRI Center. He is currently a member of the NOCP and the Asian Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (ASNOS).
Anne Marie Gertrude G. Caseñas, MD, DPBO
Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Vitreo-Retinal Disorders
Dra. Caseñas went to medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in Manila, graduating in 1998. She then completed her residency training in Ophthalmology, fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease and fellowship training in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases at the Philippine General Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences from 1999 to 2004. Dra. Caseñas is the only ophthalmologist sub-specializing in both Cornea and External Disease AND Vitreo-Retinal Diseases in the whole Western Visayas Region. Among the common cases that she manages as a subspecialist are: diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and age-related macular degeneration. She is not only a consummate clinician, Dra. Caseñas has done research on age related macular degeneration, central retinal vein occlusion and retinal vasculitis. It if were not for her presence in Iloilo City and her choice to remain here, all vitreo-retinal disease patients would have to go to Metro Manila for treatment.
Nathaniel H. Chan, MD, DPBO
Comprehensive Ophthalmology and
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Chan graduated magna cum laude as a BS Biological Sciences Major from West Visayas State Univesity in 1993. He completed his medical degree also at West Visayas State University, again graduating as class valedictorian in 1997. Dr. Pol then transferred to Manila for his Medical Intership at the Philippine General Hospital and his ophthalmic residency training at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Institute of Ophthalmology, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year of training. After passing all the United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) steps, he served as a Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Children’s National Medical Center at George Washington University, Washington DC, USA from 2003 to 2004.
Christopher Sebastian J. Uy, MD, DPBO
Dr. Uy obtained his degree in Biological Science at the University of the Philippine Visayas, Miag-ao. He completed his medical training at the University of Sto. Tomas and went on to train at UP-PGH for his residency in ophthalmology. He is the eldest son of one of Iloilo City’s pioneer ophthalmologists, Dr. Cezar Uy and the grandson of Dr. Delfin Jaranilla. Due to his father’s untimely passing, Chris took over his father’s clinic at Rm 204 of the Iloilo Medical Arts Condominium at the Iloilo Doctor’s Hospital Complex (now a satellite clinic of The Eye City – Iloilo), immediately after graduating from residency. He subsequently passed the Diplomate Examination of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Uy is scheduled to train overseas for his subspecialty in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases in 2010. When he returns in 2011, The Eye City – Iloilo and the Western Visayas Area will have another Vitreo-Retina Specialist who can share the significant volume of vitreo-retinal cases with Dr. Anne Marie Gertrude G. Caseñas, currently the only Vitreo-Retinal sub-specialist in the Western Visayas Region.
MR. PAUL KENNETH O. CHAN
MRS. MARILOU CORTES AND MRS. RHACYL VILLAFLOR
MRS. LYN BECITE, MS. HERSHEY PANES AND MRS. SUZETTE ESPINOSA
MS. CHERRY LYN TREJEROS