Makati Medical Centre
Makati Medical Centre is a premium multispecialty hospital in Manila, Philippines. It is a 600-bed hospital where world class treatment is available for all. It has a Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This is headed by the eminent Prof Ted Nicoloff. Residents here deal with a variety of complicated cases daily. Surgical training here include treatment and rehabilitation of patients with cranio-maxillofacial abnormalities.
Prof Balaji’s guest lecture at MakatiMed
Prof SM Balaji was invited by Prof Ted Nicoloff, Head, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to MakatiMed. He delivered a special guest lecture on the ‘Management of Craniofacial Clefts.’ Prof SM Balaji’s is one of the leading Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeons in the world today. The Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines organized this. Also involved were St Jude Hospital and Mary Chiles General Hospital. Prof SM Balaji delved in depth into the subject of Craniofacial Clefts. He has rehabilitated many children with complex craniofacial clefts over a period of 27 years now.
Interactive session at the completion of Prof SM Balaji’s lecture
The post lecture question and answer session was very interactive. Prof SM Balaji fielded all the questions with aplomb. This had his characteristic mix of brevity and humor. The staff and residents of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery applauded Prof SM Balaji’s lecture.
Prof SM Balaji held discussions with Dr Charles P Sia and Dr Ted Nicoloff. They discussed ways to improve delivery of craniofacial treatment to patients throughout Philippines.