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Geminiano De Ocampo

National Scientist (1982), NAST Academician

Expertise:

The leader and pioneer in Modern Philippine Ophthalmology, Dr. Geminiano de Ocampo introduced corneal transplantation in the Philippines and designed corneal dissector which was manufactured by Storz and Co., USA. Dr. de Ocampo also conceived and helped establish the Philippine Eye Bank (1950); established the De Ocampo Eye Hospital, the first eye hospital in the country, 1952; and founder and first President, Philippine Ophthalmological Society (1958).

Affiliation

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sto. Tomas, Espana, Manila, Philippines

Association

    • Phlippine Ophthalmological and Otolaryngological Society, Former President
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association, Member, Board Editor
    • Bulletin of the POOS, Editor
    • Journal of the P.C.S, Contributing Editor
    • New Eye and Ear Infirmary, Surgeon

Employment

    • M.D College of Medicine, Asst.Instructure and Jr Resident, 1934 - 1936
    • M.D. College of Medicine, Asst. Instructure and Association Resident, 1936 - 1937
    • M.D College of Medicine, Instructor and Senior Resident
    • M.D College of Medicine, Part Time Instructor and attending Oculist and Aurist, 1944 - 1945
    • M.D College of Medicine, Asst.Profand attending Oculist, 1947 - 1951
    • M.D College of Medicine, Association Prof. of Ophthalmology, 1956 - date

Award

    • Commendation in Opthalmology, Manila Medical Society, 1952
    • First prize in silentific exhibits on cataract, Philippine Medical Association Convention, 1953
    • Honorable Mention,Abott Research Award, Abott, 1960
    • Certificate of Distinction "Exemplary Leadership in Pioneering Ophthalmological Research & Surgery, Mu Sigma Philippines
    • First Prize in Clinical Research, Philippine College of Surgeons, 1960
    • Research Grantee, National Science Development Board, 1958-1962
    • First Prize in Clinical Research, Manila Medical Society, 1958
    • Declared Distinguished Alumnus, Bulacan High School, 1953
    • First Prize in Clinical Research, Manila Medical Society, 1954

Education

    • Univ. of the Philippines, M.D. College of Medecine, 1932

Publication

    • Ocampo, G.D., (1951 O-D) Catarct extraction in diabeties mellitus
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 8(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Ubaldo, A.R., (1938 Ap) Post operative infection in cataract extraction.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 18(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1950 My-Je) Why and how early during childhood should squinters be operated on?
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery Volume 5(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1950 Ap-My-Je) Certain outmoded beliefs abot cataract in the Philippines
    • Medical Reporter Volume 2(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1950 Mr) Cases and problems of the opthalmological plastic surgeon
    • Bulletin of the Philippine Opthalmological and Otolaryngological Society
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1951 F) Problems and cataract surgery
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery Volume 6 (1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1950 S) Problems and concepts about glaucoma
    • Bulletin of the Philippine Opthalmological and Otolaryngological society
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1951 Ap-My-Je) When to suspect glaucoma
    • Medical Reporter Volume 3(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1950 Ag) Ideals and problems of Philippine Opthalmology
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 26(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Villadolid, V.F., (1950 Je) First aid management of some ocular emergencies
    • Journal of the Philippines Medical Association Volume 26(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1951 Jl-S) Headache from the opthalmologist point of view
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 8(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1952) The role of the Filipino medical practitioner in the management of the blindness
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 2:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1951 Ag) Visual results of cataract extraction
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 27(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Velarde, H., (1934) Treatment of maxillary sinus suppurations.
    • Journal of the Philippine island Medical Association Volume 14(9):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S, (1935 Jl) Cerebellar abscess:report of the case and the neoropsy findings.
    • Journal of the Philippines Island Medical Association Volume 15/7:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Alcantara, V.C., (1935 S) Watermelon seed in the air passages;report of cases.
    • Journal of the Philippines Island medical Association Volume 15/9:
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1936 Je) Herpes zoster oticus:report of a case with facial paralysis.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 16/6:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1936 Jl) Bronchoscopic service in the Philippine General Hospital.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 16/7:
    • ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1937 Ja) cerebellar abscess with diffused suppurative labyrinthitis:report of a case that recovered
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association. Volume 17(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1937 Ja) Streptococcus mocosus mastoiditis with gradenigo syndrome.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association. Volume 17(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1937 F) Otogenic serous meningitis,with report of recovered cases.
    • Journalof the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 17(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1937 My ) Labyrinthitis:clinical analysis of fifteen cases.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 17(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Alcantara, V.C, (1937 Ag) Broncoscopy-minded.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Associations. Volume 18(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1937 S) carcinoma of the nose and nasopharynx with extension to the cranial cavity:a case report with autopsy findings.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 17(9):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1938 Ap) Incidence of the post cataract infection.
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 18:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1938 Je) Wasserman reaction of the cerebrospinal fluid in the diagnosis of yaws of the nose and throat.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association. Volume 18(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fernando, A.S., (1938 O) Ligation of the jugular vein in lateral sinus thrombosis:report of a case
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 18(10):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Ubaldo, A.R., (1939 Ag) Blindness in Children.
    • Journal of the Philippines Island Medical Association Volume 19(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1940 S) The Role of opthalmology and otolaryngology in the solution of some problems of internal medicine.
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association. Volume 20:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Cruz, J.N., (1940 O-D) Dark Adaptation in adult beriberi.
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 2(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1941 Jl-S) Epithelial corneal dystrophy due to hypovitaminosis.
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 3:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Ubaldo, A.R., (1941 S) The concept of focal infection in opthalmology.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 25(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1942 Mr) Periphlebitis and phlebetis retinae.
    • American Journal of opthalmology Volume 25(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1942 Mr) Prolapse of the laryngeal ventricle in acute myelogenous leukemia
    • Laryngoscope Volume 52(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1946 Je) Disturbance of the associated or conjugate movements of the eye.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 22(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1946 D) The fogging method of refraction.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 22(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1947 Je) Epidemic retrobular neuritis in the Philippines during the Japanese Occupation
    • American Journal of Ophthalmology Volume 30(6);
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1947 Je) Latent mystagmus following head injury.
    • Archives of Opthalmology Volume 37(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1947 D) Opthalmological problems in the Philippines
    • Journal of the Philippines Medical Association Volume 23(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1949 Jl-S) Eyestrain
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 6 (1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1949) The Glaucoma problem in the Philippines.
    • Journal in the Philippines Medical Association Volume 2(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1948 D) What we mwy learn from american opthalmologists
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 24(1) :
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1948 Ap) Pointers in opthalmologyfor the general practitioner.
    • Journal of the Philippines Medical Association Volume 24(40):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1948 Jl-S) The use of satures in cataract surgery
    • Acta Medina Philippina Volume 5(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1948 O) The extraction of the immature cataract.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 24(10):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1949 N) Some Opthalmological misconceptions in medical practice in the Philippines
    • Journal in the Philippine Medical Association Volume 25(11):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1949 D) Corneal transplantation:the first case report in the Philippines.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 25(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1952 Ja) Corneal transplantation:basic concepts and current practices
    • Journal of the Philippines medical association Volume 28(1);
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1952 Jl-S) Retinal Detachment:current concepts and local experiences.
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 9(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1952 O) Di-isopropyl fluorophosphate (DFP) in cycloplegic refraction
    • American Journal of Opthalmology Volume 35(10):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1953 Mr) Ophthalmological aspects of brain tumor
    • Acta medina Philippina Volume 9(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1953 Jl) Problems of dentistry in the practice of ophthalmology
    • Philippine Journal of Dentistry Volume 1:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1953 My) Indications for corneal grafting
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of private Medical Practitioners Volume 2(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1953 D) The Problem of the recurring pterygium
    • Philippine Journal of surgery Volume 8(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1934 F) Psychosomatic aspects of opthalmology
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 30(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1954 Mr-Ap) A surgical classification for the operative management of glaucoma with cataract
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery Volume 9(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1954 Ap-Je) On the Classifications of the occular fundus in hypertensive-arterio-sclerotic disease
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 10(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1954 Je) Ocular headache and dizziness from the point of view of the general medical practitioner.
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of private medical practitioners Volume 3(9):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (154 Jl-D) A re-examination of the trachoma-follicular conjunctivitis problems in the Philippines
    • Bulletin of the Philippine Opthalmological and Otolaryngological Society Volume 6(4-6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1954 D) Dr. Rizal,ophthalmic surgeon
    • U.P. Medics Newsette Volume 3:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1955 Ja) The Philippine specialty boards
    • Journal of the Philippines Medical Association Volume 31(8);
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1955 Ap-Je) An outline of Philippine Ophthalmology
    • Philippine Journal of the Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 7(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1955 Ag) On refinals in Ophthalmology
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 31(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D, (1956 Ja) Changing concepts and patterns of approach in blinding disease
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 32(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 Ja-Mr) Biological considerations in phthalmic operations
    • Philippine Kournal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 8(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1956 Ja-Mr) Some observations in geographic and racial ophthalmology in the Philippines
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology Volume 8(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 Je-Jl) Indications for cataract extraction
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 Mr) On geographic and racial ophthalmology,a pattern in Philippine medecine
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 32(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 Jl-Ag) Retinoblastoma, a clinico-pathological report of cases
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery Volume 11(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D, (1956 Jl-S) Differential diagnosis between mild trachoma and chronic non trachomatous follicular conjunctivitis
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthamology and Otolaryngology Volume 8(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D, (1956 O) Dangers of antibiotic anti-inflammotory therapeutic combinations for external ocular disease
    • Journal of the Philippine medical Association Volume 32(10):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 O-D) Information and advertisement
    • Philippine Journal f Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 8(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 O-D) Stumbling blocks to the study of eye disease
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 8(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1956 Jl-1957 Je) A system of underlying suture in partial penetrating keratoplasty
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 13(1-4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 Mr) Problems in Optalmological cases seen by general medical practitioners
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 33(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 Jl-S) The Control of vascularization in corneal grafts I.Beta irradation
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 14(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 Mr) Timing in ophthalmological operations
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 6:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 Jl-D) Biological chain reactions in ophthalmology
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 9(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 Jl-D) Pitfalls in the management of senile cataract
    • Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Volume 9(3-4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1957 D 30) Ocular disease that the eneral practitioner could handle and should better not handle
    • Journal of the Pangasinan Medical Society Volume 4(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Espiritu, R.B., Santos, R.S., (1958 F) The Cornea clinic of the P.G.H.
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 34(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1958 Mr-Ap) Rizaliana on cataract
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology Volume 13(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Santos, R.S., (1958 My-Je) Sedation of young Filipino children for ocular examination-a clinical investigation
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology Volume 13(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1958 Jl) What the medical practitioner ought yo know about corneal grafting
    • Journal of the Philippine federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 7(10):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 N) A Corneal dissector:for lamellar keratoplasty and interior or posterior lamellar keratectomy
    • American Journal of Ophthalmology Volume 48(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Espiritu, R.B., (1959 S-O) Metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma to the choroid
    • Philippine Journal Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 14(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 D) The History of the Philippine ophthamology
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 35(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 Ja) On-non penetrating corneal transplantation
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 35(1):
    • Ocampo, G.D., Fojas, M.R., (1959 Mr-Ap) Minimum visual requirement for intraocular surgery
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and surgical Specialties Volume 14(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1959 Jl-Ag) Recent advances in ophthalmic surgery
    • Philippine Journal of Sorgery and surgical Specialties Volume 14(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 Ja-Mr) A pattern of approach in ophthalmologic clinical conferences
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 15(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 Ja Mr) A pattern of approach in Ophthalmologic clinical conferences
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 15(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 O-D) The use of chicken and monkey cornea for human corneal grafting
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 16(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1959 D 2) Principles of ophthalmologic traumatic emergencies
    • Philippine College of Surgeons
    • Ocampo, G.D. , (1960 My-Je) the nature of perygium: a clinicopathology study
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 15(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1960 O 10-13) The choice of operation in the keratoplasty
    • First Asia Pacific Congress of Ophthalmology
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1960 D) 18th International Congress of Ophthalmology
    • NCR Bulletin Volume 45:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1960 Jl- 1961 Je) Size of the faculty at Present
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 17(1-4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 Mr-Ap) The making of the specialty surgeon
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 Mr-Ap) The mission of the Ophthalmological Society
    • Philippine Journal and Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 My-Je) Some basic consideration on tissue and organ transplantation
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 My-Je) The present state of corneal transplantation
    • Philippine JOurnal Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(3):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 Je) The clinical and surgical notes of Rizal as a senior medical student
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 10:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 S) Recent advances in Opthalmology for the general practitioner
    • Journal of the Philippine ederation of Private Medical Practitioner Volume 10(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 S-O) On preventive ophthalmology
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 N-D) How to Investigate Ophthalmological problems
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 6:
    • Ocampo, G.D., Espiritu, R.B., Suñga, R.N., (1961 D) Human, animal and in vitro experimental studies in corneal viability
    • Journal of the Philippine Association Volume 37(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 D) Rizal operated on the cataract of his mother
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 37(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 D) Transplantation of tissues on the bare sclera in pterygium operations
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 37(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 Ja-F) The Background and Significance of the organization of the Department of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 11(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962Mr-Ap) Eye problem in aging
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of private Medical Practitioners Volume 11:
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 Jl-Ag) Oral urea for the pre-operative management of glaucoma
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 17(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 Jl-Ag) Progress of ophthalmic surgery in the Philippines during the last twenty five years
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 17(4):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 S) Comment on the paper of Dr.J.Tamesis "Conservation of vision on industry"
    • MD Journal Volume 11(9):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 S-O) Decline of viability of corneal stromal cells in storage
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 17(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1961 N-D) How to investigate ophthalmological problems
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 16(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 O-D) Research and medical education
    • Acta medica Philippina Volume 19(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1962 N-D) The Scientific research heritage of the Filipino
    • Philippine Journal Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 17(6):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 F) Eye referral without the patient
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Assocation Volume 39(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 F) Stumbling blocks to scientific medical research
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 39(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 Mr-Ap) Basic experiments on cellular death
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 18(2):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 Ag) Ang Kasysayan ng Linggo ng Pag-iingat ng Paningin"sa Pilipinas
    • Journal of the philippine Medical Association Volume 30(8):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 S-O) The proper question(for scientific research in surgery)
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 18(5):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1963 D) Rhe role of the research administrator in the formulation of the national medical research program
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 12(12):
    • Ocampo, G.D., (1964 Ja-F) A concept of the rejection phenomenon in corneal homografts and heterografts
    • Philippine Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialties Volume 19(1):

Trainings

    • Eighteenth International Congress of Ophthalmology, 1958, Brussels
    • First congress of Asia-Pacific Academy of Opthalmology, 1960, Manila
    • Nineteenth International Congress of Ophthalmology, 1962, New Delhi
    • Medical consultant, 1952 - 1958, Philippine Eye Bank