Alejandro Dizon

Alejandro Dizon

MD, BSc, FACS, FPCS
Consultant

Background


  • Over 25 years of experience in health care
  • Expertise in quality improvement, patient safety, and medical education
  • General surgeon/breast surgery

Dr. Alejandro Dizon has over 20 years of experience in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training, administrative and leadership positions in medical education and quality and patient safety. He is a general surgeon by training and clinical practice with a special interest in breast surgery. He has dedicated the last 12 years in leadership positions in quality improvement and patient safety in St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Philippines and has been a pioneer in the advocacy and promotion of patient safety and quality in health care in various professional medical, paramedical and health care related associations in the Philippines.

Professional Experience


  • Vice President & Chief Quality Officer, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Assistant Medical Director for Medical Education, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, UERMMMC, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, St. Luke’s College of Medicine, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Assistant Director, Institute of Surgery, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Head of Breast Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines

Professional Affiliations or Certifications


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons (FPCS)
  • Philippine Alliance for Patient Safety, Founding Member
  • Philippine Board of Surgery, Diplomate, Examiner, Chairman (2015)
  • Philippine College of Surgeons, Board of Regents (2009-2018), President (2018)
  • Philippine Society of General Surgeons, Charter Fellow

Education


  • Patient Safety Officer Executive Development Program, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • General Surgery Residency, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • G.B. Ong Surgical Fellow, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines