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Accredited by PDS

The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is one of the eleven residency training institutions accredited by the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS). It is the second residency training program to be approved by the PDS. The PDS, in turn, is the only specialty society for Dermatology accredited by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).



Dermatopathology Laboratory

5-header microscopeThe SCFI Dermatopathology Laboratory offers processing and reading of skin specimens by three established dermatopathologists with three distinct traning backgrounds, practice styles and unique viewpoints: Dr. Vermen Verallo-Rowell (Director of the Laboratory), Dr Yolanda Obieta and Dr Jasmin Jamora. The laboratory specializes in receiving biopsies from provincial and all areas of Metro Manila with its special setup and focus on processing skin specimens, and receives about 1,500 specimens/year. Regular hematoxylin and eosin staining is offered, as well as Wade-Fite and Acid orcein Giemsa staining with reasonable pricing and quick turnaround time. Please contact Ms. Girlie Estolano at (+632)-638-7871 for inquiries.

Dermatopathology laboratory