BEAUTY. VEINS. The heart of what we do!
The Center’s vascular surgeon is Dr. Alvin G. Roxas. He completed his medical education at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and went to the Philippine General Hospital for his one year post-graduate internship. Afterwhich, he went to Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center for his Residency training in General Surgery.
After practicing general surgery for 2 years, Dr. Roxas pursued his interest in Solid Organ Transplantation and Vascular Surgery and went to the National Kidney and Transplant Institute for Clinical Fellowship Training under Prof. Enrique T. Ona.
After completing his fellowship training, Dr. Roxas revived the transplantation program in Cebu. He went on to perform the first kidney transplantation in a government hospital in Cebu. He likewise performed the first transplantation in Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital. After a successful re-introduction of Kidney transplantation in Cebu City, Dr. Roxas established the BEAUTY AND VEINS – Varicose Vein and Aesthetic Center of Cebu, a one-stop shop clinic based center for the treatment of varicose veins.
Dr. Roxas attended ultrasound courses at the Australian Institute of Ultrasound in Goldcoast, Australia and likewise had a clinical hands-on attachment at the Singapore General Hospital Department of Surgery, Section of Endovascular Surgery. He trained under Prof. Tan Seck Guan and Dr. Benjamin Chua, both leaders in the field of endovascular surgery in the region.
Currently, Dr. Roxas is a fellow of the Philippine Society for Transplant Surgeons and is likewise a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and of the American College of Phlebology.