Gearing towards major expansion, Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) formally introduced the new medical tower named after the father of MDHs benefactor Dr. George S.K. Ty, with Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada leading the ribbon-cutting and blessing on December 8.
Located along T.M. Kalaw Street and overlooking Rizal Park, Norberto Ty Medical Tower will function as the new home of more specialty centers, patient rooms and clinics.
The formal blessing for the grand lobby was succeeded by the unveiling of Don Norberto Ty’s bust. Mayor Estrada praised the Hospital's record of service under the stewardship of philanthropist-tycoon Metrobank Group Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty. He also stressed his advocacy in innovating health systems to provide quality health assistance to the marginalized sector.
Present during the ceremony with Dr. Ty’s family were MDH administrators led by Board Chairman and Acting President Dr. Antonio S. Abacan, Jr., and Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. President and Chief and Executive Officer Augusto P. Palisoc Jr.
The new building is expected to increase MDH’s capacity from 300 to 500 beds and will add 160 parking slots. It will also house an additional 64 doctors’ clinics, offices, and more medical, diagnostic services and specialty centers. With the completion of 18-storey medical tower, targeted in 2016, the hospital is poised to become one of leading provider of advanced but affordable healthcare services.
Manila Doctors Hospital, one of the leading centers of health and wellness in the Philippines, is a private tertiary hospital which is currently expanding its services with the construction of its new medical tower. Owned by Manila Medical Services Inc., MDH is the healthcare affiliate of Metrobank Foundation Inc, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Metrobank Group. MDH is an ISO 9001-2008 accredited institution and is recognized by Accreditation Canada International and is a reporting member of the United Nations Global Compact.