As an outpatient specialty clinic, the Aesthetic Institute of the Philippines (AIP) is a highly trusted source of aesthetic plastic surgery, dermatology, and slimming treatments. Recognized by key industry bodies and respected institutions in the field of aesthetic medicine, AIP is dedicated to providing not only effective treatments but also long term management all the way to aftercare service, ensuring international standards of medical care is met every step of the way.
To ensure that each patient is well attended to, AIP makes it a point to keep the clinic fully staffed with medical professionals, each one bearing an impressive portfolio. All members of AIP’s esteemed team of specialists and experts are board-certified and are well versed in the most up-to-date treatments in the fields of dermatology and cosmetic surgery. The nursing team tasked with supporting the doctors is also composed of skillfully trained and experienced nurses who are driven to provide the highest quality of care and service to all patients.
Catering to local and international patients alike, the clinic offers not just outpatient procedures but also fly-in surgeries.
With a medical degree from the University of the Philippines, which has the most prestigious medical program in the Philippines, Dr. Christopher Christian P. Aro has a strong foundation as a medical practitioner. He further developed his skills and expertise when he received General Surgery training from 2000 to 2004 at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), where he also completed his fellowship residency and specialty training in plastic and reconstructive surgery. In 2004, he was appointed Assistant Chief Resident for General Surgery at the same hospital. With a desire to improve his skills and further his expertise, he went to New York and Ohio to train in cosmetic surgery and breast surgery. Driven by his commitment to continuous learning, he also took a Masters in Surgery and attended the courses Innovations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Refinements in Plastic Surgery from 2000 to 2011. His extensive training background has fully equipped him to become the respected specialist and surgeon that he currently is.
Dr. Gene Gerald San Juan Tiongco is the Chief Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon at Aesthetic Institute of the Philippines (AIP) in Manila. Under his leadership, AIP’s clients are assured that their aesthetic needs will be meticulously and professionally taken care of while ensuring their safety. Dr. Tiongco, who represents the clinic’s extensively trained team of medical experts, is a Fellow of the Philippine Association of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (PAPRAS). He completed his plastic and reconstructive training at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, one of the country’s elite medical institutions. Here, he received world-class training from nationally and internationally known plastic surgeons. Dr. Tiongco has published several research papers, including one on breast reconstruction, which was recognized by PAPRAS. Dr. Tiongco is an active member of the Philippine Medical Association, Philippine Society for Burn Injuries, and Board of Directors of PAPRAS. Committed to furthering his knowledge by attending both local and international trainings and seminars, Dr. Tiongco also uses his expertise to serve the community. He is a part of the Smile Train Philippines and Operation Smile Philippines that provide free surgeries all over the country.