About

Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali is a general surgeon with an impressive background. Let’s explore more about him:

Education and Training

  • Makabali graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines, with a pre-medical degree in 1959-1963. He then pursued his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of the East RMMC in Quezon City from 1963 to 1968.
  • He furthered his training as a surgical resident at The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York, where he served from 1969 to 1975. During this time, he held the position of Chief Surgical Resident.

Professional Affiliations

  • Makabali is affiliated with St. John’s Episcopal Hospital-South Shore in Brooklyn, New York. He has been practicing for over 20 years, specializing in abdominal surgeries, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and thyroid glands.
  • As the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Medical Director of the Center of Wound Healing at St. John Episcopal Hospital South Shore, he has made significant contributions to patient care and research.

Mission and Vision

  • Dr. Makabali’s commitment extends beyond clinical practice. He is dedicated to delivering integrated, innovative, and responsive healthcare services to patients, partners, and communities in Region III.
  • His vision is to be a premiere training hospital providing excellent healthcare services and innovating to benefit individuals, families, communities, and the country.
Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali

Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali’s contributions to the field of surgery and patient care are commendable. His legacy continues to impact the medical community positively.

Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali’s role as the CEO of V.L. Makabali Memorial Hospital is indeed significant. As a leader in healthcare administration, he oversees the hospital’s operations, strategic planning, and overall management.

Dr. Makabali sets the hospital’s long-term goals and vision. He collaborates with other executives and stakeholders to ensure the hospital’s growth and sustainability.

Dr. Makabali focuses on delivering high-quality patient care. He works closely with medical staff, nurses, and other professionals to maintain excellent standards.

Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali, MD, FACS on his workdesk at VLMMHI

As CEO, Dr. Gilbert G. Makabali manages the hospital’s budget, financial resources, and revenue streams. This involves making informed decisions to optimize financial performance. He ensures that the hospital complies with healthcare regulations, accreditation standards, and legal requirements.

He leads and motivates hospital staff, fostering a positive work environment. Effective communication and team collaboration are crucial. He engages with the local community, building relationships, and promoting health awareness. Community outreach programs and partnerships are essential aspects of this role. As CEO, he also explores innovative healthcare solutions, adopts new technologies, and keeps the hospital at the forefront of medical advancements.