The FEU-NRMF Department of Surgery, with its fifteen areas of specialty, is an academic department within the FEU-NRMF Institute of Medicine and a clinical department within the FEU-NRMF Medical Center. The faculty and consultants are fully trained and professional surgeons recognized for their work, expertise, and leadership positions across different subspecializations in regional, national, and international societies. The Department’s core activities of teaching, education, training, research, and patient care are fully integrated so that all aspects of the missions are optimally served and accomplished.

The FEU-NRMF Department of Surgery Faculty and Consultant Manual is based on the FEU-NRMF Institute of Medicine Faculty Manual, FEU-NRMF Manual of Academic Policies, FEU-NRMF Code of Discipline, resolutions of the FEU-NRMF Board of Trustees, Dean, and Chief Medical Officer; and decisions of the FEU-NRMF Department of Surgery Executive Committee.

It is hoped that the faculty members and consultant staff of the Department of Surgery will find the manual valuable and useful. However, the information herein may change as the Institute of Medicine and the Medical Center responds to new situations. Hence, they are advised to keep in touch with the Chairman, Fulltime Faculty, Fulltime Consultant, or Chief Resident for any updates.  


To be an exemplary surgical care provider in the country through the development of quintessential surgeons who will be blaze the trail in surgical education, training, research, innovations, and leadership; and maintain our position in the forefront of minimally invasive surgery.

1.    To pursue excellence in surgical education, training, and research
2.    To deliver the highest standards of surgical care through the adoption and promotion of minimally invasive techniques.
3.    To pursue innovative approaches to general surgical problems engaging the expertise of well-trained and experienced specialists.
4.    To develop and promote graduates who are competent, ethical, compassionate, and proficient in the art and science of surgery;
5.    To foster collegial collaboration among its members and the international community of surgical experts; and
6.    To uphold and promote the FEU-NRMF core values with dignity and pride and be its champion in the community.


•    Cardiac Surgery
•    IVC filter insertion
•    Closed heart surgery (PDA ligation)
•    Pericardiectomy
•    Carotid Endarterectomy
•    Thoracic surgery
•    Thoracotomy for lung malignancy and masses
•    Sternotomy for mediastinal masses
•    Bronchoscopy
•    Espophagectomy
•    Minimally invasive surgery: video assisted thoracic surgery
•    Tube thoracostomy with or without biopsy
•    Vascular Surgery
•    Abdominal aneurysm repair
•    All vascular access (AV fistula, AV graft creation, IJ catheterization, Femoral catheter insertion, central vein catheterisation, permanent catheter insertion, peritoneal dialysis access)
•    Peripheral bypass for vascular pathologies
•    Vein stripping

•    Orthopedic trauma
•    Immobilization
•    External fixation
•    Tendon repair
•    Fasciotomy
•    Amputation
•    Limb amputation
•    Hip arthroplasty
•    Spine surgery
•    For trauma, tumor and infection
•    Sports injury
•    Tumor (Adult Non traumatic orthopedic)
•    Biopsy 

•    Vascular: Coiling, Stroke Surgery except aneurysm clipping due to lack of operating microscope (high speed drill optional)
•    Tumor Surgery except skull base tumors due to lack of operating microscope/ high speed drill( optional), brain mapping and awake craniotomy- can be done but need outsourcing of machine/, ultrasonic aspirator and microscope 
•    Pediatric neurosurgery ( tumor and congenital) except intraventricular and skull vase due to lack of microscope
•    Trauma surgery
•    Spine surgery ( tumors and stabilization procedures)  can be done
•    Stereotactic Surgery: can be done but needs outsourcing of navigation system and instruments
•    Infections

•    Endourology Procedures
•    Cystoscopy
•    Cystoscopy, Fulguration of bleeders
•    Cystoscopy, Evacuation of foreign bodies (organized blood clots)
•    Cystoscopy, Cystolitholapaxy
•    Cystocopy, DJ Stent Insertion
•    Cystoscopy, TransUrethral Incision of the Prostate
•    Cystoscopy, TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate
•    Cystoscopy, TransUrethral Incision of Bladder Neck
•    Cystoscopy, Bladder Biopsy
•    Ureteroscopy
•    Ureteroscopy, Intracorporeal Lithotripsy (URS-ICL)
•    Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery with Laser Lithotripsy (RIRS)
•    Minimally Invasive Procedures
•    Percutaneous Nephrostomy Insertion
•    Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
•    Laparoscopic Surgery (Nephrectomy, Adrenalectomy, Prostatectomy, Ureterolithotomy, Varicocelectomy)
•    Open Procedures
•     Inguinal Surgery for Varicocele, Hernia, Vasectomy
•    Orchiectomy (Simple & Radical)
•    Nephrectomy (Simple, Partial, & Radical)
•    Partial Cystectomy 
•    Radical Cystectomy with Ileal conduit 
•    Prostatectomy 
•    Radical Prostatectomy
•     Anterior Pelvic Exanteration with Ureteral diversion
•    Ureterolithotomy 
•    Nephrolithotomy
•    Cystolithotomy
•    Repair of Hypospadias
•    Repair of VesicoVaginal Fistula


•    Biopsy (excision, incision, core needle and punch biopsy of soft tissue mass)
•    Craniofacial and maxillofacial surgery
•    Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
•    Removal and reconstruction of skin lesions and skin cancers
•    Scar revision
•    Treatment of chronic wound
•    Cosmetic surgeries (Botolinum toxin, dermal fillers, nipple tattoos, breast augmentation, breast reduction, brow lift, blepharoplasty, Face/neck lift, liposuction, rhinoplasty, abdominoplasty)
•    Cleft and palate repair
















General and Cancer Surgeries
Minimally Invasive/ Laparoscopic 

Breast Surgery
•    Common benign lumps excision
•    Breast infection and inflammation management
•    Needle localization , wide excision
•    Breast Conservation Surgery
•    Mastectomy
•    Mastectomy with axillary node dissection for breast cancer with or without reconstruction
•    Frozen section

Skin and Soft Tissue
•    Excision of benign tumors (lipoma, sebaceous cyst, seborrheic keratosis, squamous papilloma)
•    Incision biopsy (melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma)
•    Core needle biopsy 
•    Debridement of wound, inflammation
•    Incision and drainage of abscess

Using the emerging technological advancement in laparoscopic surgery, including the newly added state of the art laparoscopic machine with fluorescent imaging INDOCYANINE GREEN.
Providing better vision for safer surgery. 

Our surgeons offer a host of minimally invasive surgical options with the following advantages:
•    Shorter hospital stays
•    Less pain
•    Less risk of infection
•    Less scarring
•    Less blood loss and transfusions
•    Faster recovery and return to normal daily activities
•    NO SCAR

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
•    Sleeve gastrectomy
•    Roux-en-y gastric bypass

Colorectal Surgery 
•    Chron’s and ulcerative colitis 
•    Diverticulitis (colectomy and ostomy)
•    Proctosigmoidoscopy
•    Fistula (Fistulotomy, ligation of fistulous tract)
•    LIFT
•    Hemorrhoids (Rubber band  ligation and hemorrhoidectomy)
•    Polypectomy
•    Stricturoplasty
•    Anoplasty

Endocrine Surgery
•    Head and neck surgery (Total thyroidectomy, lobectomy, neck dissection, parotidectomy, Parathyroidectomy)
•    Adrenalectomy 
•    Gallbladder Surgery (Gallstones)
•    Cholecystectomy
•    Cholecystectomy with intraoperative cholangiogram 
•    Cholecystectomy with common bile duct exploration with cholangioscopy
•    Emergency drainage procedure for cholangitis
•    Bili-enteric bypass

Gastrointestinal Surgery
•    Esophagus (resection, bypass surgery)
•    Gastroesophageal reflux disease and motility disorder  (Fundoplication and surgical repair of hiatal hernia, Heller’s myotomy)
•    Resection of benign tumors

Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
•    Inguinal hernia repair (TAPP, TEP)
•    Incisional hernia repair ( TAR )
•    Ventral hernia repair

Liver, Pancreas and Billiary Tree Diseases
•    Benign (adenoma, liver cyst, liver abscess)
•    Bile duct injuries and strictures (Biliary enteric bypass)
•    Bile duct inflammation (cholecystostomy, T-tube placement
•    Liver Trauma 
•    Malignant gallbladder and bile duct tumors (resection and bypass surgery)
•    Malignant Liver tumors (liver resection)
•    Pancreatic cancer (Whipple’s)
•    Enucleation 
•    Portal hypertension (shunting procedures)

Small Intestines
•    Resection of benign tumors
•    Resection of cancer
•    Surgery of intussusception
•    Surgery of Meckel’s diverticulitis
•    Enterolysis of small bowel obstruction

Trauma and Critical Care
•    Surgical critical care management by a surgical intensivist
•    Trauma Surgery (abdominal exploration, thoracotomy, control of bleeders, vascular repair, repair of perforation)

Cancer Surgery (ALL ORGAN SYSTEMS)
•    Diagnostic surgery (core needle, incision and excision biopsy)
•    Treatment surgery (resection with lymph node dissection)

  • Esophagectomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Bowel resection
  • Colectomies
  • Low anterior resection
  • Abdominoperineal resection

•    Reconstructive surgery
•    Palliative surgery (for end-stage cancer

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