Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (1871)

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Degree Programs

Doctor of Medicine

Center of Excellence

Master in Clinical Audiology
Master in Pain Management

Research Center

The Research Center for the Health Sciences (RCHS) is the university’s flagship unit for the health sciences. It is the research arm of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (FMS). Based in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, the center was tasked in 2003 to provide laboratory facilities for medical research evidenced by the establishment of the Molecular Biology Laboratory. Currently, It is involved in multiple research projects addressing immediate national and global health problems and making a difference in promoting health and health equity.

Research Journal

Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Manila (JMUST)

Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas (JMUST) is a bi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal. It is the official publication of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines.
JMUST is dedicated to provide healthcare practitioners with the best and most updated information in health science research and education. Its mission is to assist healthcare practitioners through education, in delivering the best care to their patients.
All articles in the JMUST are subjected to a rigorous process of peer-review and editing before publication. This is to ensure that anything thereon is scientifically accurate and is free from any form of plagiarism.

JMUST accepts for contribution qualitative and quantitative original research papers, review articles, commentaries, letters to editor, researches on medical education, and approved research proposals.

Student Organizations

Asian Medical Students’ Association

Medical Missions, Inc. – Student Group

UST Medicine Glee Club

UST Pax Romana – Medicine Unit

UST Terpsichorian Circle

Alumni Partners

The Anargyroi Foundation provides scholarships to deserving medical students.

A.Y. 2018-2019 Scholars

A.Y. 2017-2018 Scholars

Establishment of Anargyroi Foundation

Our Identity


By the year 2018, the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery is the premiere medical school in the country and a benchmark of holistic Catholic medical education in Asia and in the world.


The Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas commits herself to the pursuit of excellence in medical education, health science research and community services, guided by Christian ethics and values.

The UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery affirms her task in the development and formation of competent, compassionate, and committed Thomasian physicians in the delivery of health care services of global standards and in accord with the needs of the nation.

  • To remain the Center of Catholic Medical Education in the country
  • To be the recognized Center of Innovative Medical Curriculum
  • To be the model of Christ-centered community extension services and projects in the country
  • To be a recognized center of health science researches
  • To establish strong and sustainable national and international networks and linkages
  • To implement a pro-active and systematic governance
Graduate Attributes

The Thomasian graduate must be a competent, committed, compassionate:

  • Health Care Provider
  • Teacher / Academician
  • Researcher
  • Administrator/ Manager
  • Social Mobilizer

Patron Saints

Sts. Damian & Cosmas

Administrators, Academic Officials, and Office Staff

Asst. Prof. Ma. Lourdes D. Maglinao, MD, Dean

Rev. Fr. Angel A. Aparicio, O.P., Regent

Assoc. Prof. Estrellita J. Ruiz, MD, Assistant Dean

Mr. Dexter Clifton C. Pe, MD, Faculty Secretary

Faculty Council

Asst. Prof. Ma. Lourdes D. Maglinao, MD, Chair

Rev. fr. Angel A. Aparicio, O.P., Member (Ex-Officio)

Assoc. Prof. Estrellita J. Ruiz, MD, Member (Ex-Officio)

Prof. Alejandro C. Baroque II, MD, Member

Prof. Norberto V. Martinez, MD, Member

Prof. Clara R. Rivera, MD, Member

Prof. Tim S. Trinidad, MD, Member

Prof. Remedios D. Chan, MD, MHPEd, Member

Prof. Larry S. King, MD, Member

Mr. Dexter Clifton C. Pe, MD, Ex-Officio Secretary



Assoc. Prof. Ma. Teresa Tricia G. Bautista, MD

e-LEARNING SPECIALIST (Educational Technology)

Mr. Earl Louis A. Sempio, MD


Assoc. Prof. Alfred H. Belmonte, MD

Support Staff

Contact Information


2/F St. Martin de Porres Building, University of Santo Tomas,
España Boulevard, Sampaloc, Manila, 1008 Philippines

Telephone Numbers

Telephone: +63-2-8741-4314 | +63-2-3406-1611 loc. 8239 / 8244

Fax: +63-2-8731-3126



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