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Geminiano de Ocampo

Dr. Geminiano T. de Ocampo

  • 1st Filipino to establish the 1st eye hospital in the Philippines, De Ocampo Eye Hospital (1952)
  • 1st Filipino President of the Philippine Opthalmological Society (1958)
  • 1st Filipino to design a corneal dissector (manufactured in the US)
  • 1st Filipino recipient of the Jose Rizal Medal in Ophthalmology from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  • National Scientist (1982)
  • "Father of Modern Philippine Ophthalmology"


DOST-NAST De Ocampo, Geminiano T.
Geminiano T. De Ocampo on Wikipedia
The Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Awards

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