DR. GENE GERALD TIONGCO
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
St. Luke's Medical Center-Global City Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Dr. Gene Gerald Tiongco is a plastic surgeon at the Complex Wound Care Center of St. Luke's Medical Center, specializing in breast surgery, nose surgery, liposuction, and abdominoplasty. Asides from St. Luke’s, he also serves as a surgeon in several medical health facilities. He is an active consultant at the Philippine General Hospital and Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center. He is also a visiting consultant at the Manila Doctors Hospital, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, and the Providence Hospital. He can also be seen at the Aesthetic Institute of the Philippines (AIP).
He earned his degree in Medicine from the De La Salle University College of Medicine. From 2001-2006, Dr. Tiongco finished his residency at the Department of Surgery of the University of the Philippines- Philippine General Hospital. During his training, he became a chief resident at the Division of Burns in 2005, and a chief resident at the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2006.
In 2018, Dr. Tiongco was appointed as the Head of the Complex Wound Care Center of St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Besides being a full-time surgeon, he also trains the next generation of doctors as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital, since 2018.
Since 2016, Dr. Tiongco has been the Board Secretary and Chair of the Committee on Membership of the Philippine Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (PAPRAS).
He is also a member of the Oriental Society of Plastic Surgeons (OSAPS), Philippine Medical Association, Philippine Society of Burn Injuries, and the Philippine Wound Care Society. He is also a fellow at the Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS).
Dr. Tiongco has been actively part of several conventions, seminars, and workshops in the US and different countries in Asia. He has also published several research reports on burn patients and patients with a facial cleft. In 2005, he placed third in the Philippine Association of Plastic and Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (PAPRAS) Research contest, for his five-year review about breast reconstruction.
Aside from being a clinical surgeon, he also gives his time as a volunteer for Operation Smile and Smile Train organizations that give free cleft lip and palate surgeries to children in need.