• ABOUT THE DOCTOR

    Edwin Paul V. Magallona – Leading Cosmetic Surgeon in the Philippines

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    Dr. Edwin Paul V. Magallona is a board certified Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon born in Quezon City and raised in the university town of Laguna. He spent his secondary and collegiate years in the University of the Philippines at Los Banos. Since realizing his inclination in the biological sciences, he graduated with a degree of B.S. Biology, major in Cell Biology in 1990.

    He then pursued his medical education at the DeLa Salle University College of Medicine and obtained the degree in 1994.

    After a year of postgraduate internship at the Makati Medical Center and passing the August 1994 medical board exams, he decided to further train for 5 years in the specialty of General Surgery at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. And immediately after completion of training, he decided to further subspecialize with another 3 years in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery under the Consortium I program (consisting of UERMMMC, Makati Medical Center, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Rizal Medical Center).

    He passed and topped the written examination and later successfully completed the oral examination given by the Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery, the only organization that looks over fellowship and resident training and ultimately officially certifies plastic surgeons.

    At present Dr. Magallona is a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery, Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS) and Fellow of Philippine Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (PAPRAS), the only organization recognized by the Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS) to safely and competently practice such specialty.

    Recently he was granted membership in the Oriental society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (OSAPS)..

    Dr. Magallona believes that a good plastic surgeon is one who is always dedicated to improving the quality of life of their patients, either by restoring and improving bodily function or correcting facial and bodily features not pleasing to his patients.