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10.21.2006

Dr. Victor A. Reyes




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)
  • “Father of Philippine Neurosurgery”


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


Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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