Stem cell therapy should be used in proven indications only (i.e. cancers of the blood and bone marrow, and some primary immune-deficiencies treated by autologous or allogenic stem cell transplants), and should be administered only by trained professionals in FDA accredited facilities.

+Read More


The Philippine Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Inc. (PAPRAS) holds the position taken by the Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine, (as articulated in its position paper on Stem Cell Medicine), that "at the present time, there is a universally accepted pathway to attaining the status of specialists, which is structured residency training with extensive supervised clinical ...

+ Read more


Cosmetic surgery is an integral part of the
field of plastic surgery.

+ Read more

Board of Directors

Board of Directors:
President: Jose Joven V. Cruz, MD
Vice-President for Internal Affairs: Briccio G. Alcantara, MD
Vice-President for External Affairs: Gerald C. Sy, MD
Secretary: Arnold S. Angeles, MD
Treasurer: Ma. Adela N. Aguilera, MD
P.R.O.: Christopher P. Aro, MD

Maria Redencion B. Abella, MD
Benjamin G. Herbosa, MD
Michel R. Nuez, M.D.
Kathryn L. Nunez, M.D.
Gene Gerald SJ Tiongco, MD

Immediate Past President: Carlos I. Lasa, Jr., MD

→ Read More

Latest News

[NEWS]PAPRAS warns public vs fake surgeons
[NEWS]PAPRAS, nagbabala vs. mga pekeng plastic surgeon

→ Read More News Articles Here

Meetings and Events

ISAPS Course Philippines

The ISAPS Course Philippines is hosted and coordinated by the Philippine Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons, Inc. (PAPRAS) with ISAPS to feature the latest educational offerings from the ISAPS Instructional Courses. The three-day conference is filled with a comprehensive scientific program led by an international faculty and relevant social activities.

→ Read More


Aesthetic Surgery

Reconstruction Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Training

Operation Smile and Smile Train

Go to your Home page.
Know more about the PAPRAS Fellows.
Find your doctor via Name, Office, Expertise and Geolocation.
For inquiries and comments, contact PAPRAS.