Michael M. Lawenko MD, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES

Editor in Chief

Dr Lawenko is a graduate of the De La Salle College of Medicine in 2001. He took his residency training in general surgery (2002-2007) at the De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmarinas, Cavite, and went on to a one year clinical fellowship training (2009-2010) in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Flexible Endoscopy at the National University Hospital in Singapore. He is a:

Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons
Fellow Philippine Society of General Surgeons
Fellow of the Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons
Lifetime Member of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society
Active Member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
Active Member of the Societe Internationale de Chirurgie

He is a contributing author in 2 textbooks in Minimally Invasive Surgery and has published 5 articles in international peer reviewed journals with interests in hernia and minimally invasive surgery. He is a member of the IRB of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. He is a full time faculty and Chairman at the De La Salle College of Medicine - Department of Health Informatics and has an academic rank of Associate Professor. He has academic interests in E-Learning, Simulations Based Education and Digital Media Creation.

Michael M. Lawenko MD, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES