Location: New York, New York, United States
Mutya San Agustin, Pediatrician, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care.
Noted for her work in pediatrics and primary care medicine, Dr. San Agustin spent nearly 50 years advancing the field before retiring. She started her career as the chief of the Physical Development Research Division at the National Coordinating Research Center in 1962, and became the director of the Montefiore-Morrisania Comprehensive Health Care Center in 1968. Then, in 1976, she established the Ambulatory Care Medicine Department at North Central Bronx Hospital-Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. San Agustin managed the program as the director until 1997, when she became the director of the Department of Primary Care Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, remaining in the role until 2002. Even though she finished her clinical work that year, she maintains her positions as the president of the board of directors of the Bronx Community Health Network and as the project director of the International Pediatrics Fellowship Program at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. San Agustin prepared for her endeavors by earning an MD from the University of the Philippines in 1957 followed by an internship and residency at Sinai Hospital in 1960, as well as by serving as the chief resident of pediatrics at Sinai Hospital in 1961. She is a member of such prominent professional organizations as The New York Academy of Medicine, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, the Society of General Internal Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine, the American Pediatric Society, and the American Public Health Association, and she is recognized as a diplomate of The American Board of Pediatrics. She founded the Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association in 1995.
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