Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

The Cebu Doctors' University Hospital (CDUH) Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is the top referral center for laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery in Southern Philippines.

It is composed of homegrown talents and a host of internationally trained specialists who have been mentored by some of the world's most highly respected surgeons from Hongkong, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Australia, Europe, and the United States of America.

The center's specialists are fully capable in General Surgery MIS procedures including Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Hernia & Abdominal Wall Surgery, and Colorectal Surgery and other specialties such as Pediatric Surgery, Thoracoscopic Surgery, and Urology.

CDUH MIS surgeons have a combined experience of over 4,000 procedures (as of 2011) and are home to the only accredited MIS trainers/preceptors of the Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons (PALES) in the Cebu-Eastern Visayas areas. The specialists have pioneered in virtually every advanced laparoscopic surgery procedure in Cebu and Southern Philippines and continue to be the only surgeons trained and capable of advanced techniques in the region.

The Operating Theater facilities are state-of-the-art utilizing MIS suite pendant mechanisms, Full High Definition (1080p) optical systems, superior instrumentation, high-tech accessories, and advanced tissue fusion devices.

The unique combination of vast experience of the center's expert surgeons, unparalleled formal international training, and cutting edge equipment makes the center the undisputed leader in minimally invasive surgery in the Visayas and Mindanao.

Our Team

Cebu Doctors' University Hospital
Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City, Philippines 6000
Tel #: (032) 412-5299

Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City
+63 032 255-5555

Basak, Lapu-lapu City
+63 032 2397002 to 7016

Talamban, Cebu City
+63 032 343-7777

San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
+63 034 312-5136

City of Naga, Cebu
+63 032 272-2223

Ormoc City, Leyte
+63 053 255-7522


Phone: 032 255-5555


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