MakatiMed broadens horizons through partnership with Asan Medical Center, South Korea

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Asan Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, in November of last year.

This collaborative initiative involves an Observership Program tailored for MakatiMed's esteemed hepatologists, hepatobiliary surgeons, anesthesiologists, critical care physicians, and nurses at the renowned Asan Medical Center. The primary objective of this program is to enhance the competencies of MakatiMed’s medical professionals in preparation for the institution's upcoming liver transplantation program.

Representing for Asan Medical Center is its President, Seung-Il Park, MD, and Saturnino P. Javier, MD, Medical Director and Interim Co-CEO/President for MakatiMed. MakatiMed was further represented by Mr. Arnold C. Ocampo, Senior Vice President for Finance and Interim Co-CEO/President of, and Catherine S.C. Teh, MD, Section Chief of Hepatobiliary Surgery.

The Observership and Mentoring Program established through this MOU symbolizes MakatiMed’s commitment to continuous learning, skills enhancement, and excellence in medical practice. This alliance is poised to foster a vibrant exchange of ideas and methodologies, ultimately benefiting patient care and medical advancements in the field of hepatology.

For more information, please contact MakatiMed On-Call at +632.88888 999, email, or visit Follow @IamMakatiMed on Facebook and Twitter.