Right Care, Right Here
Capitol Medical Center, Inc. (CMCI) has been a beacon of medical excellence in the Philippines for more than five decades.
Established on March 19, 1970, CMC today is a leading private hospital with a 200-bed capacity and a comprehensive suite of healthcare and wellness solutions.
Through the years, it has brought together some of the most talented medical professionals from all over the world.
CMC has the distinction of being home to the Philippines’ first successful kidney transplant in the 1970s, performed just five months after it opened its doors to the public. Since then, it has successfully helped raise the bar in health care in the country. It continues to make a difference in the life of the people through the delivery of accessible care and compassion.
Accredited as a Center for Excellence by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PHIC), CMC strives to make a difference in the lives of patients and the community through consistently adhering to the “Right Care, Right Here” philosophy of service — its unique brand of service transcending from the 1970s to the present.
Who We Are
Capitol Medical Center, Inc. was founded by Dr. Thelma Navarrete-Clemente, Mr. Luis C. Clemente, and their contemporaries in the medical profession. The center was built and inaugurated on March 19, 1970, three years after the corporation was first organized in March 1967. Today we are a premiere medical institution aiming for the total care of the individual, with rapid expansion and development over the years.
CMC offers a wide array of inpatient and outpatient health care services. We continue to make a healthy difference in the life of Filipinos through exceptional care and a heart for service that has made our brand stand the test of time.
- 200-bed capacity today, from an initial 100 beds in 1970
- Accredited as a Center for Excellence by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PHIC)
- Continuing modernization program marked by the upgrading of our facilities and equipment, keeping abreast of the latest developments in medical and health technology
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Mission and Vision
We envision access to optimum care and the highest quality of health care services for every Filipino today and in the future.
Throughout the years, we never fail to innovate the way patients receive health care through offering advanced medical breakthroughs and exceptional professional skills.
To provide medical care characterized by exceptional patient experience, in partnership with competent and ethical medical and support staff, enabled by appropriate technology and systems, sustained by continuing innovation and responsiveness to the needs of customers and stakeholders.
By 2023, Capitol Medical Center will be a nationally recognized institution delivering quality medical care in accordance with internationally accepted standards.
We blaze new trails to deliver the best, most critical medical procedures and solutions to the public.
March 19, 1970
Formal Hospital Inauguration and Blessing
Capitol Medical Center build 1 was blessed and inaugurated by then Bishop of Manila Msgr. Casas on March 19, 1970, also the Feast Day of St. Joseph
First Kidney Transplant Performed at the CMC Operation Room
After the hospital opened in the same month, CMC surgeons performed the country’s first successful kidney transplant. In the same year, the first kidney transplant was done at CMC.
Pilot Class of CMC School of Nursing
The Pilot Class of Capitol Medical Center School of Nursing took off with 60 students.
Establishment of the Country’s First Center for Spinal Disorder
Capitol Medical Center established the first Center for Spinal Disorder in the Philippines.
August 28, 1981
Establishment of the Nuclear Medicine Section
Capitol Medical Center established its Nuclear Medicine section, championing a discipline that in some diseases can identify medical problems at an earlier stage than other diagnostic tests.
Acquisition of the First and Only Digital Infrared Thermograph Imaging (DITI) Machine Locally
The hospital acquired and began using the first and only DITI machine available in the country.
Opening of Outpatient Facilities
CMC opened different outpatient facilities such as the Ear, Nose and Throat Center, Heart Station, Pulmonary Section, and Eye Center.
Establishment of Voice & Swallowing Clinic
The hospital marked another milestone when it established the Voice and Swallowing Clinic in house.
Opening of Multi-Specialty Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
CMC launched its multi-specialty PICU to provide first-in-class services to pediatric patients who need them the most.
Opening of Skin Center
Capitol Medical Center opened its Skin Center as part of the hospital’s whole mind-body approach to good health.
The Country’s First Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Performed at CMC
A CMC surgeon and National Taiwan University Hospital conducted the country’s first laparoscopic nephrectomy, the minimally invasive surgical removal of the kidney.
Opening of the Kidney Center
Capitol Medical Center officially opened the Kidney Center.
Acquisition of a 128 Slice Toshiba Aquilon CT scan
Capitol Medical Center acquired a 128 Slice Toshiba Aquilon CT scan, making it the first private in hospital in Asia to acquire the world’s adaptive CT scanner.
The same year marked the opening of CMC Sleep Center, which provides the latest technology in Polysomnography System, the first to be installed in the Philippines.
Opening of CMC Sleep Center
Capitol Medical Center opened the Sleep Center offering the latest technology in Polysomnography System, which is the first to be installed in the Philippines.
Opening of New Breast Care Center
Capitol Medical Center opened the new Breast Care Center.
Inauguration of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Complex and Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
The hospital launched and inaugurated this sophisticated laboratory facility in a bid to help advance the level of cardiovascular surgery and health in the country.
First Successful Open-Heart Surgery
Dedicated to the delivery of total quality health care, Capitol Medical Center set up its own Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Complex (TCVS) and performed its first successful open-heart surgery.
Partnership with Mount Grace Hospitals, Inc.
Capitol Medical Center established a partnership with Mount Grace Hospitals, Inc.
Our Core Values
Right care. Right here. CMC doctors, professionals, and our entire community are driven by both Core Values and unique Care Values. These values emerge from a deep understanding of the care that patients need, a combination of technology, technical know-how, and an environment of compassion and genuine care.