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Anaesthetist

Special Clinical Interests

  • Anesthesia for OSA and Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery Anaesthesia
  • Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgery Anaesthesia
  • ENT & Maxillofacial Reconstruction Surgery Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia for Dental & Cosmetic Dental Surgery
  • Trauma & Spine Surgery Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Ambulatory Surgery Anesthesia
  • Neuaxial Anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Non-operating Room Anesthesia (NORA)

Languages Spoken

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English
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Filipino

Biography

Dr. Bucsit attained her medical degree at University of Santo Tomas. She finished her residency in Anesthesiology with St. Luke’s Medical Center, Q.C. the premier hospital in the Philippines. Soon after, she joined AHS- Khoo Teck Hospital in Singapore and became their first fellow in anesthesia airway management for adults. She highly skilled in handling difficult airways in ENT procedures, specifically Trauma, Facial Reconstruction, OSA Surgery; Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery; Orthopedic/ Neurosurgical unstable cervical spine surgery; MIS/Laparoscopic Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; and non-bariatric surgery for obese & OSA patients.  She is very proficient with rendering general inhalation and total intravenous anesthesia; neuraxial and regional anesthesia. She has authored several researches on pediatric anesthesia and difficult airway management all gaining recognition at international anesthesia conferences. She is a lecturer and trainer for airway management in the Philippines.

Education and Training

  • Clinical Fellow in Airway Management, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
  • Specialty Training in Anesthesiology, St Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines
  • Post-graduate Medical Internship at Capitol Medical Center, Philippines
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Diplomate in Anesthesiology, Philippine Board of Anesthesia
  • Fellow in Airway Management, AHS- KTPH Singapore
  • Physician, Philippine Board of Medicine

Professional Experience

  • Consultant Anesthesiologist at Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research & Medical Center
  • Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Resident Anesthesiologist in Anesthesiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center

Memberships

  • Philippine Society of Anesthesiology
  • Philippine Medical Society
  • Taguig Medical Society