Top 7 Hospitals you should know in Davao City 

Now more than ever, being healthy is important. We turn to home remedies the moment we feel uneasy with our condition. Over-the-counter medicines are a huge convenience whenever we are sure about our health symptoms without asking for prescriptions from our doctors. However, no matter how we take good care of our health, due to weather, environment, etc, some health-related challenges still arise. That’s why it’s good to be always ready and mindful of our own city as to where to go when we need medical help, especially if it needs urgent attention.

 

Top 7 Hospitals in Davao City

Whether you live in Davao City or you just recently did, this article will be your guide to the top hospitals in Davao City. In this list, we will pick the most visited and trusted hospitals that Davaoenos mostly go-to for both minor and major health concerns.

 

1. Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH)

The Davao Doctor's Hospital and My Brief Visit There

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Davao Doctor’s Hospital is a privately-owned and multi-specialty hospital. If you are looking for a specialist in a particular health problem, then DDH is a one-stop medical facility. The hospital was founded in 1969 and is the largest hospital in Mindanao with state-of-the-art therapeutic, intensive care, and diagnostic facilities such as cardiovascular medicine, orthopedics, obstetrics-gynecology, gastroenterology and endocrinology, radiation oncology, neurology and neurosurgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, digestive and liver diseases, radiology.

Phone:  (082) 222 8000

Location: 118 Elpidio Quirino Ave, Poblacion District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

 

2.  San Pedro Hospital (SPH)

San Pedro Hospital, Davao City — Guzman St

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San Pedro Hospital is owned by Dominican Sisters with the Trinity, Inc., managed by 10 members of the Board of Trustees and governed by the President of the Corporation at the same time the Administrator. The grand hospital is a 4-story building with several facilities such as general radiography, mammography, audiometry/Dexa Densitometry, Heart Station, Ultra Sound, CT Scan, Echocardiography, and Vascular, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), serology, and various laboratory services. The hospital has 295 mattresses and 20 bassinets.

Phone: (082) 222 6100

Location: Guzman St, Poblacion District, Davao City, Davao del Sur

 

3.  Davao Medical School Foundation Hospital (DMSF)

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Davao Medical School Foundation Hospital was first established in 2003. It has a four-storey building with a 100-bed capacity tertiary hospital with a 10,000 square meter area and a hospital compound. It has 60 private rooms, two suite rooms, 24 ward beds, and semi-private rooms.  DMSF has several health facilities including health laboratories, emergency rooms, heart stations, labor rooms, x-ray and ultrasound rooms, OR/DR rooms, operating rooms, Intensive Care Unit, and Pharmacy. It is also a one-stop hospital providing numerous quality health care services to Davao City.

Phone: (082) 227 9330

Location:  19-B, DMSF Hospital, Medical School Drive, Bajada, Poblacion District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

 

4. Davao Medical Center (SPMC)

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According to locals, Davao Medical Center is the most well-known hospital in Mindanao. The hospital first opened in 1946 with only 25 infirmary beds then grew over time and became Davao Public Hospital. It was designated by the Health Department as a healthcare core for Mindanao and Sulu regions. As of today, it became Davao Medical Center and has a mental hospital with 600 beds in total. DMC is one of the trusted hospital names in Mindanao and has numerous facilities and managements including a Medical Arts Building, Central ICU Building, Children Institute, Kidney Transplant Institute, Kidney Transplant Institute, Trauma Complex, Institute For Women’s Health and Newborn, Orthopedic and Rehab Institute, OPD Building, Mindanao Heart Center, Cancer Institute, Isolation Facility Building, and Institute of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. SPMC became the receiving center of confirmed COVID-19 patients during the 2020 coronavirus outbreak and can also perform confirmatory tests for patients suspected of the virus.

Phone: (082) 227 2731

Location: Southern Philippines Medical Center, J.P. Laurel Ave, Bajada, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

 

5. Brokenshire Memorial Hospital

Broken Shire Memorial hospital is leading hospital where students from DMSF come for clinical practice.

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Brokenshire Memorial Hospital was first established in 1908 at the height of the malaria outbreak and severe malnutrition at that time. It started as a clinic near Magallanes River then and eventually became Davao Mission Hospital with 200 beds with modern medical and wellness amenities. Over the years, it became Brokenshire Memorial Hospital and is moved to a location for bigger health facilities and health services. They now have a huge hospital compound and offer numerous specialties and sub-specialties in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, and Brokenshire Integrated Health Ministries.

Phone: (082) 305 3170

Location: Brokenshire Hospital, Brokenshire Heights, A. Pichon St, Armau, Davao City, 80203 Davao del Sur

 

6. Mindanao Heart Center

Free Heart Surgery at Mindanao Heart Center

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Mindanao Heart Center was established in 2008 offering a wide range of cardiovascular medical and surgical services like major heart surgery in tetralogy of Fallout (TOF), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), and ventricular septal defect (VSD). They have health services and facilities including Intensive care monitoring and management, surgical inventive or therapeutic operations, ward private room compartments, and other heart-related health services. The hospital also offers laboratory work such as cardiac rehabilitation, psychologic orientation, and intervention, dietary counseling, and 24-hour Holter monitoring. For outpatients, they have EKG diagnostic work, 3D Echocardiography, cardiac clinics for evaluation and consultation, radiography, and Cath Lab examination. The hospital aims to have affordable health services for locals and also supports indigent patients in getting a portion or whole of their accounts covered by encouraging government and non-government organizations to fund them.

Phone:  2272731

Location:  Davao Medical Center Compound, Dumanlas Road, Bajada, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

 

7. Malta Medical Center

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For people who live in the southern area of Davao City, Malta Medical Center is the most trusted hospital. It was established in 2008 and has a 24-bed capacity. Health facilities and services includes secondary clinical laboratory, labor and delivery room, operating rooms, diagnostic X-ray services, emergency care, ultrasound, 2D Echo, dietary services, skin clinic, dental services, EFM and ECG, ABPM, Holter, and 24-hour pharmacy. Outpatients are also welcome to visit multi-specialist doctors’ clinics within the center to provide checkups. They also have 24/7 emergency and admission care for patients.  It is also designated as the Center for Safety by Philhealth in 2012.

Phone: (082) 291 4188

Location: Kilometer 14 McArthur Highway, Toril, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

 

Conclusion

Did you find what you need? This list is by far the most trusted health centers and hospitals in Davao City.

If you are looking for a health facility for a specific health concern that wasn’t on the list, let us know in the comments for we might help you out locate these places here in Davao City. Don’t hesitate for we’d love to help you.

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