January 19, 2019

Medical Professionals in Manila: Dr. Benjamin Alimurung, MD, FACC, FAHA

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  • Heart-related diseases are still among the top health issues the Philippines is facing. But with a healthy lifestyle and regular medical check-up, it can be prevented.

    Get to know Dr. Benjamin Alimurung, a Cardiologist who specializes in all medical things related to the heart.

    Dr. Benjamin Alimurung , MD, FACC, FAHA
    Internal Medicine – Cardiology

    Dr. Benjamin Alimurung has been practicing cardiology for more than 46 years.  His father, who was also an esteemed Cardiologist in the country, served as his inspiration to pursue the field.

    He completed his medical degree at University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1971. He also served his residency in Internal Medicine in UST and in Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, until 1976. When he finished his residency, he continued his clinical fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta.

    He is currently the head of the Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory (Heart Station) and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in Makati Medical Center. He also served as a board of director of Medical Doctors Inc. from 2006 to 2016.

    His advice to aspiring medical professionals is to always keep in mind what they learned and to update themselves with the latest discoveries and knowledge concerning their specialties.

    Make an appointment:

    Makati Medical Center
    Circ Room 361, Makati City
    Mondays to Fridays: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Contact No.: 02-888-8999 loc. 2361

    This first appeared in Philippine Primer Magazine’s January 2019 issue.

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