BEAUTY & BRAINS: 16 More Pretty Pinay Doctors

We’ve previously written about pretty and accomplished doktoras (click here and here) who are definite role models for young girls. Of course there is no scarcity of smart, beautiful women in the metro and I personally believe that this calls for another ‘beauty and brains’ list! Based from reader nomination, here are some beautiful doctors that makes a trip to the hospital sound like a good thing. In no particular order:
16. Dr. Andrea Isabelle Sumaya
Optometrist; 2nd Placer Optometry Board Examination 2012; Former Miss MCU
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15. Faye Clarice Mallari Maturan
Graduated UST Medicine; Resident physician at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Hospital in San Fernando, Pampanga.
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14. Dr. Kara Delgado
Registered Nurse and an MD; Manila Doctors Hospital
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13. Dr. Maureen Laranang
Baguio City
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12. Ms. Roma Ramones

Ob Gyn at Makati Medical Center

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11.  Dra. Ciara Marjorie Hannah A. Labrador
Graduated BS Nursing in University of Santo Tomas in 2007. Graduated as Doctor of Medicine, Rank 3 of Batch 2012 in Angeles University Foundation. Former Miss Medicine 2010. Resident Dermatologist in Angeles City.
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10. Dr. Maria Rosalie de Guzman.

Top 4, 2015 Physician Licensure Examination feb 2015; Medical City

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9. Dr. Mary Joy Uy
Graduated cum laude with a degree of bachelor of science in biology at University of the East; Graduated Medicine at UERMMMC under Tan Yan Kee Foundation Scholarship; Currently providing Anesthesia care at Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital.

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8. Dra. Athena Vera Balgos-Bonete

She studied at West Visayas State University; Physician Licensure Board Passer (August 2008); Residency at UP PGH; Pathologist

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7. Dr. Emy Onishi

UST B.S Medical technology, magna cum laude, 2005; UST Doctor of Medicine, summa cum laude, 2009; UST Miss Med catwalk 2007; The Medical City, Most outstanding Intern batch 2010; UP-PGH Dermatology residency program alumna batch 2013; Obagi Alabang

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6. Dr. Rebecca Fariñas
Alumnus of Ateneo de Manila College BS-Biology and Ateneo School of Mediciine and Public Health Batch 2014; graduated with MD and MBA (Master of Business Administration) degrees. Passed the 2014 Physician’s licensure exam; Currently a 1st yr. Resident of the Surgery Department at St. Lukes Medical Center Q.C.
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5. Dr. Myka Morales-Limchoc

UST B.S. Biology, Cum Laude; UST Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, Cum Laude; UST St. Dominic Scholar; Makati Medical Center’s 2013 Dr. Mariano Alimurung Most Outstanding Intern for 2014

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4. Dr. Tessa Acosta

Ob Gyn from Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center

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3. Dr. Tamarah Cristobal

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2. Dr. Pat Dadgardoust

Graduated from UST, passed the Physician Licensure Exam in 2015

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1. Dr. Christine Polintan

Graduated with a degree in BS Biology from UP Manila in  2008; Doctor of Medicine in 2012 from Angeles University Foundation
Fun fact: She worked as a Starbucks barista prior to becoming doctor!
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View Part 1 and Part 2 of this list here and here.
(Note: All photos and information came from nominations. If you are one of the people featured above & you’d like us to take it down, send us a message. :))
Email isa.wheninmanila@­gmail.com for more nominations.





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