Capitol Med Launches State-of-the-Art TCVS Complex

Capitol Med celebrated Valentine by formally opening its Thoracic & Cardiovascular Unit (TCVS) on February 13, 2019. The event was graciously participated by the Management, Medical Division and TCVS fellows from different medical institutions in Metro Manila.

In celebration of the Heart Month, Capitol Medical Center formally open its Thoracic & Cardiovascular Unit (TCVS) last February 13, 2019. The event was graciously participated by the CMC management, CMC Medical Division and TCVS fellows from different medical institutions in metro manila.

The Blessing of TCVS Unit was headed by Ms. Carmina C. Desales, CMC Chairman of the Board; Dr. Chua Chiaco, Board Director; Dr. Maximino Elgar, Asst. Director for Medical Services; Dr. Lilia Luna Director for Medical Services, Mr. Hess Clinton, Board Director, Mr. Rhais Gamboa, President and Mr. Carlos Ejercito, Chief Executive Officer, Mount Grace Hospitals, Inc.


Our new batch of Doctor’s Referral Partner from different major medical institution with specialization on Thoracic & Cardiovascular procedures together with (front photo 3rd from the left) Dr. Maximino Elgar, Asst. Director for Medical Services ; Mr. Rhais Gamboa, CMC President; Dr. Lilia Luna, Director for Medical Services ; Dr. Chua Chiaco, CMC Board of Director, Dr. Joselito Atabug,  Dr. Vergel Quiogue; Ms. Girlie Tan, CMC Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Jorge Logarta.


Cardiovascular diseases rank as the top ten cause of mortality and morbidity in the Philippines in the recent years. The launching of this TCVS Unit is Capitol Med’s response to this need.

The TCVS Unit is conveniently located at the 3rd level of CMC Main building. It is complemented by the Cardiac Catherization Laboratory and supplemented by four cardiac recovery/intensive care units, all of which are enhanced by state-of-the-art cardiac monitors.

Capitol Medical Center joined the shortlist of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila that offers Cardiac and Vascular surgery procedures. Sympathetic to the economic predicament of each patients, CMC offers TVCS procedures at a very competitive package.

These procedures include but not limited to:

  1. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or CABG
  2. Heart Valve Repair and Replacement Procedures
  3. Resection of Cardiac Tumors
  4. Central Vein Access procedures
  5. Epicardial Pacemaker Insertion
  6. Surgical Treatment of Pericardial Diseases
  7. Cardiothoracic and Vascular Trauma
  8. Peripheral Artery Bypass Revascularization Procedures
  9. Intraoperative Angiography
  10. Catheter-Directed Removal of Arterial Clots
  11. Portal Vein Decompression Procedures
  12. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Insertion
  13. Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  14. Temporary and Permanent Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion

If you are experiencing any heart disease-related symptoms, schedule an appointment today with Capitol Med’s Cardiologist. You may contact Capitol Medical Center hotline to connect to our specialist (+632)372-3825 to 44 loc. 4109/4120