Quezon City’s Providence Hospital Opens New and High-tech Cath Lab

Staying true to its commitment of providing medical treatment at reasonable cost, Quezon City’s Providence Hospital opens its newest laboratory on top of its five-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and three-bed Coronary Care Unit (CCU), the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab), last Tuesday, May 8.

Recognized as one of the leading kidney, digestive and heart centers in the country with Level II seventy-eight-bed general hospital, Providence Hospital widens its services through its state-of-the-art Cath Lab in partnership with HB Calleja Heart Institute. This advance and modern laboratory offers the world’s latest Coronary Angiogram by GE Healthcare, a modern machine that helps diagnose cardiac catheterization procedure.

During its launch, Dr. Dave B. Tan, President and CEO of Providence Hospital, recognized the amazing partnership Providence has with HB Calleja, who encourages them to push through with the project to help more people. Coming from a hospital, whose specialization is kidney treatment, with Cath Lab, they’ll be able to treat patients with heart diseases as well.

 “This is going to be a Cardiovascular Department with very advanced, sophisticated equipment that will hopefully help a lot of patients. We will continue and pursue our mission of providing very good quality care at the most affordable price, and making sure that our doctors are well-trained. They get the best experience, with the help of HB Calleja Group, who will guide us and impart their knowledge to the hospital,” Dr. Tan shared.

Providence Hospital carries the most up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic equipment in the world providing top-of-the-line services including digital computerized tomography (CT) scan and x-ray machines, 3D mammogram and breast ultrasound as well as the latest laparoscopic units. 

“This is historical, innovative, and state-of-the-art facility in Providence Hospital that we’ll expect access to quality diagnostic, timely and accurate treatment of cardiovascular disease, which is the leading mortality worldwide. As we begin this challenge, we will be working hand-in-hand with the management team and all the personnel in the hospital to be competent, compassionate and caring to our patients in becoming one of the centers of excellence in cardiovascular disease in the country. We hope that this endeavor will be successful,” said Head of Cardiovascular Surgery Section Dr. Bernard M. Baluga.

Providence Hospital endeavors to keep its doctors abreast of the latest medical knowledge and information while keeping an active participation in an academic environment. The hospital also works closely with and is accredited by government agencies such PHIC and PCSO, and by all of the major private HMO’s in the country.

Providence Hospital is located at 1515 Quezon Ave., West triangle, Quezon City. You can visit their website at www.providencehospital.com.ph or you can follow them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/providencehospitalPH/.

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