DARBY E. SANTIAGO, M.D.[column]Education and Training:

• Diplomate, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology 2003

• Fellowship – Vitreous, Retina & Macula Surgery
University of the Philippines,  2004-2005
Philippine General Hospital
Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal

• Residency   Ophthalmology
University of the Philippine, 2000-2002
Philippine General Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

• Medicine:
University of the Philippines, Manila,  1991-1996

• College:
University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1987-1991
(B.S. Biology, cum laude)
[/column] [column]Current/Former Position and Affiliations:

  • Chairperson, HEAD – present
  • Volunteer Physician, Council for Health and Development. 2003-2005.
  • Volunteer Physician, UP PAHINUNGOD. 2000-present
  • Clinical Associate Professor, VitreoRetina Surgery, Dept of Ophthalmology, University of the Philippines- Philippine General Hospital, 2007-present.
  • Vice-Chairman, Health Alliance for Democracy, 2004-present.
  • Member, Vitreo Retina Society of the Philippines.
  • Board Examiner, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology (2008-2013)
  • Founding Member, Retinopathy of Prematurity Working Group (ROPWG Philippines), 2013-present.
  • Vice-Chief, Community Oriented Medical Education (COME) Unit, UP College of Medicine, 2009-present.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Philippine General Hospital
  • Baguio General Hospital
  • Notre Dame de Chartres, Baguio City
  • Medical Center Manila
  • RetinaPlus Eye Center
  • Eye Referral Center
  • University Physicians’ Medical Center



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