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3/F Philippine College of Surgeons

992 EDSA, Quezon City 1100, Philippines

Tel: +632 2252061 | +63 917 600 2073

Email : pales_06@yahoo.com

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Associate Membership


Please submit photocopies of the first six (6) documents and original copies of the next four (4) documents.

1. Medical School Diploma

2. PRC Board Certificate

3. Valid PRC License

4. Certificate of Residency Training

5. Specialty Board Certificate

6. Certificate of Completion of a Course on Basic or Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery or a Certificate of Training  in Laparoscopic Surgery

7. Preceptorship Certificate signed by a certified preceptor of PALES attesting to at least 10 assisted cases and 10 cases performed with accompanying Histopath Report.

8. Accomplished Application Form

9. Application Letter

Letter must be addressed to:

Raymund Andrew G. Ong, MD
Director, Committee on Membership and Credentials

10. Chapter Endorsement

11. Submit five (5) names of PALES fellows with corresponding email addresses.
(Names of FELLOWS must be coming from the chapter or from the Fellows practicing in the same area. If there is limited numbers of fellows from the area, submit names of fellows from neighboring provinces. Endorsement given by your preceptors will not be accepted.)


12. Five (5) un-edited video of Lap Chole Performed within the last two years
Follow the PALES standard 4-port technique in achieving the Critical View of Safety (CVS)


13. Two pcs. (2x2) colored ID pictures.

Note: The Committee on Membership and Credentials will make a random check on your institution.

Please enclose Php1,500.00 (application fee)


Other fees: (to be settled once application is approved)

Induction fee: Php 2,000.00

Pin: Php 100.00

Download Application Form (PDF) below:

Deadline of submission: MARCH 15, 2019 (FRIDAY)