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Philippine Dermatology Society
Laser Surgery
Subspecialty Core Group

2020 – 2021 OFFICERS & MEMBERS


The PDS Laser Surgery Subspecialty Group aims to be the respected leader in
laser surgery in the Philippines by pursuing exceptional patient care and expertise in
dermatologic laser, light and energy-based devices


To observe the highest ethical professional standards and promote knowledge through
training, research and information dissemination.


Excellence Professionalism Integrity


General Objective
To strengthen the practice of laser surgery among PDS members in the Philippines
Specific Objectives:

  • To document the current status of dermatologic laser surgery in the Philippines
  • To assist the training institutions and regional chapters in developing short-term and
    long-term plans, programs or modules on laser training, specific to their needs of
    the centers.
  • To encourage residents/consultants to conduct research and encourage publications
    relevant to their practice of laser surgery.
  • To propagate the awareness of the availability of lasers in the Philippines, locally
    and internationally, for public education/accessibility and medical tourism.
  • To provide laser practitioners and interested dermatologists with a regular venue
    for continued learning, to be able to keep abreast with the latest developments in
    the international arena
  • To promote the ethical practice of Laser Surgery, in accordance with the general and
    specific guidelines of the Philippine Dermatological Society
  • To foster camaraderie among the members of the Laser Subspecialty Group

Contact Person

Dr. Loverna Suratos at lovernesuratos@yahoo.com

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