Membership may be in one of the following categories:

  1. Regular Fellow: represents individuals that passed the Philippine Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery boards, after completing the HPB subspecialty training.
  2. Associate fellow: offered to those members who are presently an HPB fellow trainee in the country
  3. Affiliate Surgeon: surgeons who completed HPB training abroad. Must be a certified General surgeon and must have a full and unrestricted license to practice surgery. Must have a letter of recommendation from a current member of the Board of Directors of PAHPBSI.
    They may appeal for regular membership status after 2 years of good standing by completion of the following requirements:

    • Refer to by laws
    • At least (25) HPB cases within 2 years as prescribed by the training curriculum
    • HPB board exam
    • Letter of nomination from an active PAHPBSI fellow with good standing
  4. AFFILIATE allied Medical Professionals: Non surgeon Physician must have a current or previous certification from the appropriate certifying board. Non surgeons in active management of HPB cases but not limited to the following:
    • Gastroenterologist
    • Interventional Radiologists
    • Medical Oncologist
    • Nurses
    • Radiologic Technologists
  5. Non-Medical Applicants: Patient advocate data managers, IT, or any institution, corporate partners interested to help PAHPBS promote its mision and mission
  6. Fees/Applications – To find out more about PAHPBS membership types and fees please click here