Residency Application
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).




The SCFI Laser and Phototherapy Center houses the following:


  • Tripollar radiofrequency: for contouring and skin tightening
  • 1064nm laser: for hair removal and treatment of vascular lesions
  • Q-switched Nd:Yag laser: for dermal lesions, tattoo removal, wrinkle reduction, acne scar reduction, pigmented lesion removal, vascular lesion removal, hair removal
  • Infrared lamp: for skin tightening and lifting


Residents have the opportunity for hands-on experience with these machines, and are also trained to conduct phototherapy using broadband UVA and UVB and narrowband UVB for charity patients for skin conditions like psoriasis and vitiligo.