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Armando C. Crisostomo

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Outstanding Young Scientist (1995)

Expertise: Medicine, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Dr. Armando Crisostomo is recognized for important of his research work on colorectal diseases and surgery and the improvement in the teaching of surgical residency and other training programs as well as the development of surgical endoscopy in the Philippines.

Affiliation

Assistant Professor, University of the Philippones-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, Taft Ave., Manila

Executive Officer, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, Taft Ave., Manila

Consultant in Surgery, Mary Johnston Hospital

Visiting Consultant in Surgery, National Kidney Institute

Secretary - Treasurer, Philippine Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Philippines

Secretary - General, Philippine Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, Philippines

Association

    • University of the Philippines Pre- Med Society, Member
    • University of the Philippines Pre-Med Honor Society, Member
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society University of the Philippines Diliman, Member
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society UP Diliman, Member
    • Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Member
    • Manila Medical Society, Member
    • Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Fellow, & Board of Directors
    • Phillippine College of Surgeons, Fellow and Life Member
    • Philippine Board of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, Diplomate
    • Philippine Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, Founding Member
    • Asian Surgical Association, Member
    • Philippine Association of Traning Officers in Surgery, Founding Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, Dept. of Surgery, Chief Resident, 1987 January 1-Decem
    • University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Senior Resident Physician, 1988 Jauary 1-Decemb

Award

    • Consistent Honor Student, La Salle Greenhills, 1973
    • Consistent University and College Scholar, University of the Philippines, 1976
    • Consistent University and College Scholar, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, 1981
    • Faculty Bronze Medal for Academic Excellence, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, 1981
    • Outstanding for Clinical Clerkship, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, 1981
    • Eusebio Garcia Award for Outstanding Leadership, University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, 1981
    • PMA/Rafael Enrile Award as Most Outstanding Medical Graduate of 1981, University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, 1981
    • Most Outstanding Intern, Brokenshire Memorial Hospital, 1982
    • Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Colon and Rectal Surgery), National Academy Science and Technology-Department Of Science and Technology, 1995

Research

    • First Local Experience with Restorative Proctocolectomy and Ilel Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Polyposis Coli [Completed]
    • Perforation of the Colon Associated with Ingested Santol seeds [Completed]
    • Prevalence of Post-Operative Nausea & Vomiting at the Philippine General Hospital [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Survey of Gs operative from 1991-1993: Defining the scope of general surgery in the Philippines, 26th Surgical Forum
    • Primary resection anatomosis in acute right and left colon obstruction: A comparative animal study, 26th Surgical Forum
    • Prevalence of post-operative nausea & vomiting at the Philippine General Hospital, PCC's Annual Convention
    • Correlation of tumor characteristics with clinico - pathologic staging and regional lymph node involvement and colon and rectal cancer among Filipinos, Consultant Forum
    • Jejunal and ideal length in Filipinos, 21st Surgical Forum

Education

    • University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine (Cum Laude), 1976
    • University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, Manila, Doctor of Medicine, 1981
    • Brokenshire Memorial Hospital, Davao City, Internship, 1982

Publication

    • Crisostomo, A., Garcia, A., Menguito, R., Magsanoc, C., (1984) Variation in the blood supply to the colon among Filipinos - Surgical applications.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties
    • Crisostomo, A. Ramirez, C. Guttierez., R. Magsanoc, C. Roxas, A., (1989 Ja-Mr) Initial experience with the intra-operative antegrade colonic lavage in the management of obstructive and traumatic lesions to the colon: A preliminary report.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties
    • Gutierrez, R. Crisostomo, A., (1990) Outpatient anorectal surgery - Experience in a tertiary medical center
    • Asian Journal of Surgery Volume 13(1)
    • Talens, E., Recio, S., Magsanoc, C., Gutierrez, G., Roxas, A., Crisostomo, A., (1989) Cancer of the colon, rectum and anal canal - An 8 year review of cases
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 46(2)
    • Crisostomo, C. Limjoco, L. Ramirez, C. G. Roxas, B. B., (1989) Superior mesenteric artery syndrome - Two cases of varying etiology and a review of literature.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 44(4)
    • Crisostomo, A.C. Limson, A.A., (1990) Surgical residency training in the Philippines.
    • Annual Tripartite Conference Volume 45(3)
    • Estrada, R. Hernandez, D. Crisostomo, A.C. Gutierrez, R., (1991) Sigmoid Volvulus: A Plea for early resection.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 46(3)
    • Ramirez, A., Crisostomo, A . Flandu, J., (1991) Routine pre-operation excretory urography for rectal CA patients-is it necessary?
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 47(1)
    • Ramirez , C.B., De Leon, M.L.A., Magsanoc, C.M., Crisostomo, A.C., (1991) Lower GI tuberculosis: A review of 106 cases
    • Acta Medica Philippina. Also in: Asian Journal of Surgery, Jl-S 1991 Volume 26, No. 2-4
    • De Leon, M.L A. Ramirez, C.B. Magsanoc, C.M. Crisostomo, A.C., () Anorectal tuberculosis - A review of 14 cases.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 47(3)
    • Padre, R. Crisostomo, A. C., (1992) Factors affecting outcome in colonic injuries.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 48(1)
    • Mamba, S.M. Crisostomo , A C., () Risk factors for complications of rectal cancer surgery.
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 47(4)
    • Abdulla, A.J.A., Talens , E.R., Crisostomo, A.C., (1992) Comparison between right & left sided colon injuries - An experimental animal study
    • Philipine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 48(1)
    • Aquino, A.A., Roxas, A.B., Valenzuela, R. B., Hernandez, D.B., Crisostomo, A.C., () The accuracy and defective values of digital rectal examination and transrectal ultrasonography
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 48(2)
    • Berberabe, E. B. Crisostomo A. C. Estrada R. S. Bautista E.Guttierez, R. R., (1993) Predictors of response of non-operative treatment for intestinal adhesive obstruction.
    • Philipine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 49(3)
    • Dofitas, R. Crisostomo, A. C. Roxas, A. B., (1993) A prospective clinico-pathologic comparison between typhoid and non-typhoid ileal perforation
    • Philipines Journal of Surgical Specialties
    • Bajao, P. B. Crisostomo, A. C., () Experience with rectal trauma
    • Philipine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 48(3)
    • Estrada, R.S . Berberabe, E. B. Crisostomo, A.C., () Experience with colon-anal anastomosis at the Philippine General Hospital.
    • Philipine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 48(3)
    • Laudico, A.V., Bautista, E.R., Llanes, L.P., Crisostomo, A.C., Dela Peña, A.S. , (2000) Results of a survey on some current surgical critical care practices in Philippine hospitals
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 55, No. 4

Trainings

    • Rural Training - Jl-D 1982, Malita, Davao del Sur
    • Residency Training, 1983 - 1987, Department of Surgery, UP-PGH Medical Center