DR. BENEDICT FRANCIS D. VALDECAÑAS
He is a specialist in regenerative medicine research for both hospital-based programs and clinical applications. He utilizes the latest molecular biology has to offer in optimizing health and human performance through customized micronutrient supplementation, personalized exercise programs, and careful attention to diet and nutrition.
He is the Immediate Past President of the Philippine Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (POSSM), a Board Member of the Asean Society for Sports medicine & Arthroscopy (ASSA), and the Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Society (APKASS). He is the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics in Cardinal Santos Medical Center and a faculty of the Philippine Center for Advanced Surgery (PCAS). Likewise, he holds the position of Associate Professor with the European Council for Aging Research and Education (ECARE) In addition, he is a diplomat of the Philippine Board of Orthopaedics (PBO), a Fellow of both Philippine Orthopaedic Association (POA) and the Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS). He had his residency at the St. Luke’s Medical Center Institute of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine; then Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
He undertook his postgraduate training in Hyperbaric Medicine at Hermann Hospital in Houston Texas. He holds Master’s degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of the Philippines and in Epidemiology from the Ben Taub Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.