St. Luke's medical center
St. Luke's Medical Center is a Tertiary referral hospital
Tertiary referral hospital
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 located in Quezon City
Quezon City
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 and Taguig City
Taguig City
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, Philippines
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. It has a bed capacity of 660. It is the first in the Philippines and second in Asia to be accredited by the USA-based Joint Commission International (JCIA), one of the leading international healthcare accreditation
International healthcare accreditation
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St. Luke’s was established in 1903 by the American Missionaries as a charity ward and dispensary
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 hospital until it was transformed into an independent, non-sectarian, non-stock, non-profit corporation in the 70s.

Today, St. Luke’s is a complex atop a hilly terrain in Quezon City. The hospital now accommodates 652 beds, and is home to 10 institutes, 13 departments, and 22 "Centers of Excellence", each one offering distinct services available for the first time in the Philippines. Adjacent to the hospital proper are the Medical Arts Building and the twin towers of Cathedral Heights Building Complex (CHBC) where over 1,000 hospital-affiliated medical consultants see out-patients in more than 450 private clinics. Also within the complex are a five-storey parking building, six restaurants, ten apartelle units for out-of-town families of patients, 14 residential units at the top floor and the St. Luke’s College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial.

St.Luke’s is active in many fields, most especially in cardiovascular medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, and cancer.

As milestone, on February 1, 2005, twin significant event shaped the Center's history: the groundbreaking for St. Luke's Medical Center-Bonifacio Global City and the signing of "Affiliation Agreement with Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center."

On January 16, 2010, St. Luke's Medical Center-Bonifacio Global City is now open to public.
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