Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Victor A. Reyes

"Father of Philippine Neurosurgery"



Dr. Victor A. Reyes

  • 1st Filipino Surgeon to perform the 1st transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumor in the Philippines (1971)
  • 1st Filipino and 1st Asian to be certified by the American Board of Neurosurgeons (1951)
  • 1st Filipino to become a formally trained neurosurgeon of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH)

ALIAS
"Neurosurgeon Emeritus"
"Vic"


YEAR OF DEATH
2006


USEFUL LINKS

Victor A. Reyes, M.D.
Final Tribute to a 'Neurosurgeon Emeritus'
Neurosurgery at the Philippine General Hospital Through Decades of Change