The UP-PGH Division of Nephrology is now accepting applicants for its two-year Fellowship Training in Nephrology (2023 to 2025).

Join our program and be exposed to various medical cases involving, but not limited to:

  • Acute and Chronic Renal Failure
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Multiple Electrolyte Imbalances (both hyper- and hypo-electrolytemias)

Be exposed to the different renal replacement therapies and extracorporeal therapies, such as:

  • Hemodialysis / Hemodiafiltration
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Hemoperfusion
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy

Interested in becoming a PGH Nephron? Deadline for submission of applications is on February 28, 2023. See you!

Scan the QR code for the application form and list of requirements. See you!

DIVISION CHIEF

Rey Jaime M. Tan, MD

TRAINING OFFICER

Janice Jill K. Lao, MD

ASSISTANT TRAINING OFFICER

Kevin Elissandro C. Gumabon, MD

CHIEF OF DIALYSIS UNIT

Raymond S. Alonso, MD

  

CONSULTANTS

Raymond S. Alonso, MD

Anne Margaret Ang, MD

Brian Michael I. Cabral, MD

Coralie Therese D. Dimacali, MD

Maria Isabel D. Duavit, MD

Lynn A. Gomez, MD

Kevin Elissandro C. Gumabon, MD

Janice Jill K. Lao, MD

Marissa Elizabeth L. Lim, MD

Agnes D. Mejia, MD

Elizabeth S. Montemayor, MD

Rey Jaime M. Tan, MD

Anthony Russell T. Villanueva, MD

Academic Year 2023-2024

Chief Fellows

Marc Lawrence S. Soco, MD

Jayson M. Villavicencio, MD

Second Years

Charles Michael T. Herrera, MD

Liza Mae T. Marabe, MD

Jeraldine A. Mercado, MD

Andrea Carmelli DG. Mendoza-Mishuku, MD

Andrew Timothy U. Qua, MD

Aldric Cristoval C. Reyes, MD

Roberto Martin B. Velez, MD

First Years

Suni Grace S. Castillo, MD

Mark Gavin C. Dinsay, MD

Adrian L. Santos, MD

Maxine Camela S. Sta. Maria, MD

Christen Marie B. Talosig, MD

Vincent Anthony S. Tang, MD

 

TITLE AUTHOR YEAR
MK-95 protocol: a randomized, double-blin, parallel study of the safety and anti-hypertensive efficacy of Losartan versus Captopril in patients with mild to moderate hypertension Yu, DY
Maleficio, AJ
San Gabriel, R
Mejia, AD
1996
A cross-sectional study of kidney histopathology correlation to the clnical presentation in systemic lupus erythematosus Tan, RJ
Legaspi-Hernandez, EJ
Blancaver, RB
Koa, RM
Limchiu, LV
Tuazon, TV
 
Incidence of reuse vascular cathter-related infection among hemodialysis patients admitted at the Philippine General Hospital from January 1, 2002 – December 31, 2002 Verde, MN
Gueco, IP
2002
Assessment of quality of care among patients with diabetes nephropathy seen at the UP-PGH diabetes clinic Divinagracia-Paralisan, DL
Tan, RJ
2004
Assessment of quality of care among patients with acute uncomplicated cystitis seen at the Philippine General Hospital, urgent care clinic Obieta, A 2004
Acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy: a review of current PGH practice Coseip, T
Marfega, M
Tan, RJ
2004
The pattern of initial steroid treatment and response among biopsy-proven idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) Untalan, VL 2004
Adherence to NKF-K/DOQI guidelines in management of pre-ESRD diabetic nephropathy – renal specialty clinic (PGH) Bunayog, EC
Mejia, AD
2005
An evaluation of dyslipidemia management among non-diabetic CKD patients at UP-PGH renal subspecialty clinic using the NKF-K/DOQI guidelines Diwa, HA
Tan, RJ
2005
A preliminary cultural validation of the kidney disease questionairre Punzalan, CM
Montemayor, ES
2006
Virgin coconut oil for uremic pruritus and xerosis: single blind paired comparison study Aquino, RC
Montemayor, ES
2007
A study on the quality of life of patients receiving chronic hemodialysis therapy at the UP-PGH hemodialysis unit using the culturally-validated kidney disease questionairre Paps, SH
Montemayor, ES
2007
Comparative study of nutritional status between patients on two times and three times a week hemodialysis at Asia Renal Care-Alabang Marcelo, AA
Montemayor, ES
Dimacali, CTD
2007
Mycophenolate mofetil treatment in IgA nephropathy: meta-analysis Lampa-Bernardo, MR
Tan, RJ
2008
NNHeS: relationship of serum uric acid and blood pressure among adult Filipinos Huang-Biagtan, H
Mejia, AD.
Gomez, LA
Montemayor, ES
2008
NNHeS: renal function and cardiovascular risk among the Filipino hypertensive population Lampa-Bernardo, MR
Gomez, LA
2008
An acute renal failure score to predict renal dysfunction after cardiac surgery: a prospective validation Villanueva, AR
Arbatin, MA
Dimacali, CTD
2008
Steroids as adjuvant therapy in acute renal failure secondary to leptospirosis Villanueva, AR
Tan, RJ
2009
Coversion of Cyclosporine to Tacrolimus for chronic allograft nephropathy: meta-analysis Baston, AM
Dimacali, CTD
2009
Proteinuria and hematuria in first degree relatives with biopsy-proven primary glomerulonephritis Baston, AM
Dimacali, CTD
2009
Effect of oral sodium bicarbonate supplementation in combination with nutritional intervension versus nutritional intervention alone on the nutritional parameters of chronic hemodialysis patients with malnutrition and uremic cachexia Manalo-Nierras, G
Montemayor, ES
2009
Validation of Mehran score for prediction of CIN after percutaneous diagnostic and interventional procedure Antonio, RL 2010
Validation of Mehran score for predictio of CIN after CT scan with IV contrast Antonio, RL 2010
Prospective comparison of random urine protein/creatinine ratio with 24-hour urine protein in pre-eclamptic patients Antonio, RL 2010
Association of depression and malnutrition among patients on hemodialysis Darjuan, DC 2010
ADPKD: clinical and genetic profile of patients seen at PGH Darjuan, DC 2010
Acute kidney injury in leptospirosis: an analysis of 91 cases in PGH Leaño, BL
Afaga, AI
Acelajado-Valdenor, MC
2010
An assessment of the knowledge and attitudes on kidney transplantation among CKD patients in PGH Leaño, BL
Orata-Gorospe, M
2010
Predictors of Cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity among cancer patients in PGH Ragaza, MJ 2010
Correlation of spot urine K/Crea ratio with 24-hour urine K excretion Ragaza, MJ 2010
Evaluation of renal function of leprosy patients at PGH Afaga, AI
Siripunvarapon, AH
Duavit, MI
Dofitas, BL
2011
Outcome of glomerulonephritis patients in PGH Afaga, AI
Orata-Gorospe, M
Lagunzad, JP
Acelajado-Valdenor, MC
Tan, RJ
2011
Prevalence of isolated hepatitis B core antibody and its clinical significance among adult patients undergoing hemodialysis at PGH Gorospe, M
Velasquez, ME
Te, M
Ong, J
Dimacali, CTD
2011
Renal function after intravenous fluorescein angiography among patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study Gorospe, M
Cabral, B
2011
Acute kidney injury among adult medical patients admitted at the Philippine General Hospital: incidence, clinical profiles, risk factors, recognition, etiologies, and outcomes Lagunzad, JL
Bataclan, R
dela Ysla, J
Lim, ME
Tan, T
Duavit, MI
Montemayor, ES
2011
Optimal hydration protocol to prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patietns undergoing cardiac catheterization: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Lagunzad, JL
Llave, JJ
Hernandez, DP
Duavit, MI
Montemayor, ES
2011
Establishment of a polycystic kidney disease registry in PGH: development and evaluation of a registry form and database creation Acelajado-Valdenor, C
Darjuan, D
Tan, T
Cutiongco-Dela Paz, EM
Dimacali, CTD
2011
Predictors of adequate control of hypertension among outpatient chronic kidney disease patients in the Philippine General Hospital Acelajado-Valdenor, C
Javier, AD
Acelajado, MC
2011
Validation of acute kidney injury risk index for patients undergoing general surgery in PGH Bataclan, RP
dela Ysla, J
Lim, ME
Tan, T
2012
Mycophenolate mofetil against intravenous cyclophosphamide as an induction & maintenance treatment for lupus nephritis: a meta-analysis Bataclan, RP
dela Ysla, J
Lim, ME
Tan, T
2012
Perception of residents and fellows in internal medicine and other adult specialties regarding the indication for nephrology referral in PGH Bataclan, RP
dela Ysla, J
Lim, ME
Tan, T
2012
A case of rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuric acute renal failure from an exaggerated lithotomy position Manalo, MO
Bataclan, RP
2012
Correlation of urine specific gravity with osmolality: a retrospective study dela Ysla, J
Bataclan, RP
Lim, ME
Tan, T
2012
Safety and efficacy of low molecular weight heparin tinzaparin for use as anti-coagulation during hemodialysis among patients with ESRD: a meta-analysis dela Ysla, J
Bataclan, RP
Lim, ME
Tan, T
2012
Knowledge, attitudes, practices, and beliefs of UP-PGH medical residents regarding identification and management of patients with chronic kidney disease Lim, ME
Bataclan, RP
dela Ysla, J
Tan, T
2012
Prevalence of osteoporosis in adult dialytic patients in the Philippine General Hospital: a cross-sectional study Lim, ME
Lugue, MK
2012
Correlation of clavicular cortical thickness and central DXA T score results in adult dialytic patients in the Philippine General Hospital: a cohort study Lim, ME
Lugue, MK
Orillaza, TJ
2012
A case report on calciphylaxis and sodium thiosulfate Lim, ME 2012
Renal function and albuminuria in a hypertensive and/or diabetic Filipino population: results of the National Nutrition and Health Survey II (NNHeS II) Tan, T
Lim, ME
Bataclan, RP
2012
Efficacy and Safety of vitamin D supplementation on pre-dialytic, CKD patients with proteinuria: a meta-analysis Togonon, JI
Tan, RJ
2013
Acupuncture against UTI recurrence among adult women (AURA-W): a meta-analysis Llave, JJ 2013
Renal disorders in HIV-seropositive patients seen in out-patient department at UP-Philippine General Hospital: clinical Features, estimation of renal function, and description of renal abnormalities Llave, JJ
Tan, T
Bataclan, RP
Zamora, R
Lim, ME
dela Ysla, J
Dimacali, CTD
Lim, J
2013
Aldosterone Blockade for Health Improvement Evaluation in End-Stage Renal Disease (ACHEVE) Tan, RJ  
Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury Amongst Adult Stroke Patients Receiving Bolus 3% Hypertonic Saline For Cerebral Edema Admitted in Philippine General Hospital: A Retrospective Study Hidalgo, RA
Ang, MA
 
The In-Hospital Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury Amongst Adult Patients who had Major Cardiac Surgery at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital Serencio, LC
Villanueva, AR
Bautista, E
Zaldivar, J
 
Cultural adaptation & validation of the Filipino version of the end-stage renal disease adherence questionnaire (ESRD-AQ) David, JR
Gomez, LA
 
Adherence to the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline on Outpatient Non-dialytic Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients at the Philippine General Hospital Alfonso, RA
Tan, RJ
 
Clinical Profile and Renal Outcomes of Cervical Cancer Patients on Cisplatin Therapy in Philippine General Hospital Flores-Riva, C
Facun, GM
Ang, AM
 
The Incidence And Associated Factors Of Renal Complications Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Patients Seen In The Out-Patient Department At Philippine General Hospital Aguatis CJ
Francisco, C
Dimacali, CTD
Alejandria, M
 
Annual rate of decline of renal function among Filipino non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients seen in the Philippine General Hospital Guevara, DY
Villanueva, AR
 
Behavioral change: a rare presentation of leptospirosis Tomacruz, ID
Sandejas, JC
Berba, R
Sacdalan, DR
 
Hyperphosphatemia as a risk factor for in-hospital mortality among patients without overt Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Guevara, DY
Zamora, MK
So, PN
Villanueva, AR
 
Strain among informal Caregivers of Patients with Hematologic Malignancies in the PGH Outpatient Department Alfonso, R
Santos, MC
Quero, AK
Catapia, JR
 
Accuracy of urine biomarkers (TIMP-2) and (IGFBP-7) in predicting moderate to severe (AKI) among filipino patients at high risk for AKI admitted at the medical intensive care unit of a tertiaty hospital Pornillos, MCT
Guevara, DY
Duavit, MI
 
Oral Mycophenolate Mofeftil versus Intravenous Cyclophosphamide for the treatment of Lupus Nephritis among Filipino patients: a 5-year experience at a Tertiary Hospital Gallego, KR
Guevara, DY
Penserga, GG
Villanueva, AR
 
Prevalence of sarcopenia among chronic kidney disease patients on hemodialysis at the UP-PGH outpatient clinic Montemayor, JA
Montemayor, ES
 
Outcomes of Burn Patients Admitted at the Philippine General Hospital who develop Early vs. Late Acute Kidney Injury Laguinilla-Ledesma, APP  
Incidence and risk profiles of Filipino Patients who developed Acute Kidney Injury after a Major Nonvascular Abdominal Surgery in Philippine General Hospital Camenforte, JR  
Serologic and Urinary Characteristics of Laboratory-confirmed Genitourinary Tuberculosis at a Tertiary Hospital in the Philippines So, PN
Villanueva, AR
 
Accuracy of urine biomarkers Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-2 (TIMP-2) and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-7 (IGFBP-7) in predicting moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI) among Filipino patients with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted at a COVID-19 Referral Center (Philippine General Hospital Mendoza, C
Duavit, MI
Guevara, DY
Besa, JJ
Masamayor, E
Balane, JB
Panganiban, B
Lozada, MC
 
A Single center observational study of the clinical characteristics and short term outcome of patients with end stage renal disease on maintenance dialysis admitted in Philippine General Hospital for SARS-CoV2 infection Camenforte, JR
So, PN
Tomacruz, ID
Duavit, MI
 
Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 Filipino Patients with Acute Kidney Injury admitted in a COVID Referral Hospital in the Philippines: A Descriptive Study Gallego, KR
Villanueva, AR
 
Clinical Profile and Outcomes of Covid-19 Patients with Proteinuria and Hematuria Admitted at the Philippine General Hospital Lagunilla-Ledesma, APP
Villanueva, AR
 
Effects of Hemodiafiltration versus Conventional Hemodialysis on Anemia among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Dialysis: A Meta-analysis Lagunilla-Ledesma, APP
Poblete-Vicuna, ME
Montemayor, ES
 
The Association of Proteinura and Hematuria With Mortality in Covid-19 Patients Admitted at a Tertiary Hospital: A Retrospective Cohort Naidas, AL
Dr. Anna Lagunilla-Ledesma, APP
Villanueva, AR
 
Clinical Profile and Outcomes of Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Patients who Underwent Hemoperfusion (HP) in a Tertiary COVID-19 Referral Hospital: A Descriptive Study Manalili, SA
Montemator, JA
Montemayor, JA, Montemayor, ES
Uy, CF
 
Clinical Profile and Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients Referred to Nephrology Service Montemayor, ES  
The Effect of Fluorescein Angiography on Renal Function: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review Gumabon, KE
So, PN
Ang, MA
 
How Much Do Patients with Non-dialysis Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease Spend for their Outpatient Care?: A Look at Out of Pocket Healthcare Expenditure in Manila, Philippines Tomacruz, ID
Villanueva, AR
Palileo-Villanueva, L
 
Accuracy of urine biomarkers Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-2 (TIMP-2) and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-7 (IGFBP-7) in predicting moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI) among Filipino patients at high risk for AKI admitted at a tertiary hospital Pangan, BE
Pornillos, MCT
Guevara, DY
 
Evaluation of Urine L-FABP Point Of Care Kit in the Philippines as Predictive Marker of Clinical Severity of COVID-19 (EPOCH COVID study) Gomez, LA
Chua, A
Solante, R
Beltran, K
Chua, E
Pasilan, R
Chan, E
Lee, N
Lichanco, AC
San Diego, M
Danasen, A
 
Predictors Of 30-Day Unplanned Hospital Readmissions In Up-Pgh Among Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients Uy, CF
Manalili, SA
Gomez, LA
2022
The Incidence and Risk Factors of Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections among Adult Kidney Disease Patients undergoing Hemodialysis in a Tertiary Institution Pasilan, RM
Tomacruz, ID
Dimacali, CTD
2022
Title: The Time to Negative Conversion Among Adult COVID Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis Admitted at the Philippine General Hospital Valmoria, KM
Montemayor, ES
2022
Association of Renal Impairment with Interleukin-6 Levels on Clinical Outcomes Among COVID-19 Patients in a Tertiary Government Hospital Gumabon, KE
Montemayor, ES
2022
Serum Albumin levels as a predictor for the development of Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19 patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study Reyes, MB
Villanueva, AR
2022
Accuracy of urine biomarkers Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-2 (TIMP-2) and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-7 (IGFBP-7) in predicting moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI) among Filipino patients at high risk for AKI admitted at a tertiary hospital Pasilan, RM
Pangan, BE
Pornillos, MCT
Guevara, DY
Duavit, MI
2022

 

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