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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).





Medical School: Graduate of University of the Philippines College of Medicine, class of 1962

Residency training in Dermatology: New York University-Bellevue Medical Center, New York City (1964-1967), Chief Resident during senior year

Post-graduate education:

  • Moh's chemosurgery, NYU Department of Dermatology under Dr. Perry Robins
  • Postgraduate course on Leprosy, Carville, Louisiana

Areas of Interest: General Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Papers published locally: 28
Papers published internationally: 10
Lectures given: 80



     1.  Jacinto, Sylvia S. Brown Skin: A Clinical Atlas of Dermatology of Brown Skin. 2007. 

     2.  Jacinto-Jamor on:

  • Moh’s chemosurgery, NYU Department of Dermatology under Dr Perry Robins
  • Post-Graduata, S. Chapter 22 Diseases of the Skin, in Textbook of Pediatrics and Child Health, edited by   Del Mundo, F. et al. J. Cancio Foundation, 1989, 1995.

     3.  Cited in Textbook of Dermatology by Thomas Habib as reference for Pityrosporum Folliculitis. 

     4.  Cited in Andrews Textbook of Dermatology under Pityrosporum Folliculitis.



Instructor, UP-PGH Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Dermatology (Nov. 1967-February 1972).

Preceptor, Philippine Dermatological Society, 1974-84.

Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Chairman, Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc (SCFI), a recognized dermatology residency training program with the Philippine Dermatological Society, January 1984 to 2006.

Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc. Training Officer, 1984-98.

Head, Section of Dermatology, Ospital ng Makati, 1994-present

Chairman, Dept. of Dermatology, Quirino Memorial Medical Center, 1996-present.



College Scholar, Pre-medicine, University of the Philippines, First semester, 1954.

University Scholar, Pre-medicine, University of the Philippines, Second Semester, 1956-57.

Enrile Award of Distinction for Third Place in the Philippine Board of Medical Examination, May 1962.

Nominated for Most Outstanding Physician in Community Medicine, Dec. 2001, U.P. Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS).

Awarded Loyalty Pin of the American Academy of Dermatology for continuous 25 years of loyal membership, 2003.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Inc. Brand Identity Awardee 2004, recognized for Letterhead Design.

Philippine Medical Association conferred the “Most Outstanding Physician”, May 20, 2004, Maynila, Manila Hotel.

Recognition: Family of the Year Award (for the Carmelo P. Jacinto, M.D. family), University of the Philippines Alumni Association Centennial, Dec. 16, 2008, PICC.

Awarded American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle for Volunteerism, 2010



Philippine Dermatological Society Inc. (PDS)-affiliate society with the Philippine Medical Association Inc.  for dermatology :

Founding Director and Incorporator, 1974.

Chairman, Committee on Constitution and By-Laws, 1975-78.

President, 2 terms, 1975-76, 1977-78.

Chairman, Board of Accreditation- 1975-78.

Chairman, Philippine Board of Dermatology- 1982-84.

Member, Philippine Board of Dermatology-1970-74, 1979-81.

Member, Board of Directors-1970-74, 1979-80, 1981-82, 1983-84, 2001-02.

Member, Board of Accreditation-1979-84, 1991-96, 2001-02 (Committee on Planning).

Chairman, Committee on Ethics- 1987-90, 1995-96, Jan-June 2009

Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of the PDS, 1995-99.

Member, Council of Elders, 1999 to present

Chairman, COMELEC, Nov. 12, 2004.. 2010

Chair, Advisory Council 2009-

Member. COMELEC (Committee on Elections), 2000 to present; Chair, 2010.

Chair, Task Force on the Safe and Competent Practice of Dermatology, 2002-2010.

Chair, Task Force Merger (with the Philippine Society of Cutaneous Medicine), 2002-04.(Successful after 7 tries)

Member, Ad Hoc Nominations Committee, Unified PDS, 2004.

Philippine Medical Association as “Most Outstanding Physician”, 2004 and awarded by the PMA on May 20, 2004, Maynila, Manila Hotel.


SKIN AND CANCER FOUNDATION INC. (SCFI)-an accredited residency training program in dermatology

Co-Founder, Executive Director and President- 1984 to present

Chairman and Training Officer-1984-99.

Chairman, 1999 to 2006.

Chairman Emeritus-2007 to present

Clinical Professor, from 1984 to present.

Founding Editor, The Philippine Journal of Dermatology and Dermatological Society, published by National Book Store and then SCFI-the first dermatology journal in the Philippines.


PHILIPPINE SOCIETY OF CUTANEOUS SURGERY INC.-affiliate society with the Philippine Medical Association Inc.

Founding Incorporator, President, 2000 to present.




 International Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology, 1975-to present.

International Society of Dermatologic Surgery Inc., 1978-to present

Advisory Board for the Philippines, 1978-1999.

Pacific Dermatological Association, 1977 to present.

Corresponding Member, American College of Cryosurgery, 1978.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery-1976 to present.

Advisory Board for the Philippines, Skin Cancer Foundation, New York City, 1992-present.

International Society of Dermatology, 1979 to present.

Society for Investigative Dermatology, 1981 to present.

International Society of Pediatric Dermatology, 1981.

American Contact Dermatitis Society, 1992 to present.

Charter Member, American Hair Restorative Society, 1994 to present.

Women’s Dermatological Society, 1995 to present. Member, Membership Committee-2004

Council for Nail Disorders, 1997 to present.

American Holistic Medical Association, 1997 to present.

American College of Phlebology, 2000 to present.

Highway to Health, 1999 to present.

Photobiology Society, 2004

American  Academy of Cosmetic Surgery -2005 to present



Diplomate, Fellow, Life Member, Philippine Dermatological Society Inc, from 1967 to present.

Charter Member, Venous Forum of the Philippines, 1993 to present.

Vice-President, Philippine Society of Cryosurgeyr, 1985.

Regular Member, National Research Council of the Philippines, 1977 to present.

Life Member, Philippine Medical Association Inc. (PMA)

Life Member, University of the Philippine Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS).