CURRICULUM VITAE

MANOLETTE R. ROQUE, MD, MBA, DPBO, FPAO, FPCS

  • Board Certified, Board of Medicine
  • Board Certified, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology
  • Master, Business Administration in Health
  • Fellow, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, Philippine College of Surgeons
  • Specialist in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis
  • Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

CURRENT POSITIONS

  • Managing Partner, ROQUE Eye Clinic
  • Deputy Director, Eye Institute, St. Luke's Medical Center Global City (SLMC)
  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, St. Luke's Medical Center Global City
  • Section Chief, Ocular Immunology & Uveitis, St. Luke's Medical Center Global City
  • Vice-Chairman, Ophthalmology, Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC)
  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, Asian Hospital and Medical Center
  • Section Chief, Ocular Immunology & Uveitis, Asian Hospital and Medical Center
  • Director, AMC Eye Center, Alabang Medical Center
  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, Alabang Medical Center (AMC)
  • President, iVision Cataract and Lasik Center
  • Senior Refractive Surgeon, iVision Cataract and Lasik Center
  • Senior Refractive Surgeon, Borough Center for Sight MOA

EDUCATION

July 2004 - August 2007 Masters Degree Program Masters in Business Administration in Health (MBA/H) Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) Rockwell Center, Makati, Philippines
2000 (July 1 - August 30) Post-Residency Training - Observership Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts
1999-2000 Post-Residency Traning - Research Fellowship Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts
1996-1998 Residency Department of Ophthalmology Philippine General Hospital Manila, Philippines
1994-1995 Internship Philippine General Hospital Manila, Philippines
1990-1994 Doctor of Medicine University of the Philippines College of Medicine Manila, Philippines
1988-1992 B.S. in Basic Medical Sciences University of the Philippines College of Medicine Manila, Philippines
1988-1990 INTARMED (Integrated Liberal Arts and Medicine) 7-year accelerated medicine program University of the Philippines College of Medicine Manila, Philippines

CERTIFICATIONS

August 5, 2007 Master of Business Administration Business Administration in Health (MBA/H) Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) Rockwell Center, Makati, Philippines
October 16, 2002 Diplomate in Ophthalmology Diplomate, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology (PBO)
September 21, 1995 Physician Physician, Board of Medicine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Republic of the Philippines
June 5, 1992 Bachelor in Science in Basic Medical Science University of the Philippines Manila (UPM)

AFFILIATIONS/MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

Local

  • Filipino Foster Fellows Alumni Society (FFFAS)
  • Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity, Inc. (MSP)
  • Muntinlupa City Medical Society (MCMS)
  • Philippine General Hospital Ophthalmology Residents Alumni Association (PGHORAA)
  • Philippine Medical Association (PMA)
  • Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology (PAO)
  • Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS)
  • Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (PSCRS)
  • Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society (POIS)
  • Southern Tagalog Society of Ophthalmology (STSO)
  • University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA)
  • University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS)

International

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • American Uveitis Society (AUS)
  • Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (APACRS)
  • Asia Cornea Society (ACS)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)
  • Foster Ocular Immunology Society (FOIS)
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Alumni Association (MEEIAA)

PAST POSITIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

Medical

  • President, Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society (POIS)
  • President and CEO, EYE REPUBLIC Ophthalmology Clinic
  • General Manager, Ophthalmic Consultants Philippines Co. (OCP)
  • AAO PAO Academy News and O.N.E. Network representative
  • Co-Chair, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Research Committee (PAORC)
  • CME Liaison, Ophthalmology, Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC)
  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, St. Luke's Medical Center Q.C. (SLMC)
  • Senior Eye Surgeon, Precise Eye Laser Center, Eye Referral Center (PELC - ERC)
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist, Borough Medical Care Institute (BMCI)
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist, Fatima Medical Center (FMC)
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist, Q.C. Eye Center (QCEC)
  • Consultant, Ophthalmology, HealthWay Medical (Festival Mall)
  • Chief of Ophthalmology, HealthWay Medical (Festival Mall)
  • Project Chief, Medical Records, Ophthalmology, Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC)
  • Therapeutics Committee Liaison, Ophthalmology, Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC)
  • Treasurer, Medical Advisory Board 2003-2005, Healthway Medical (Festival Mall)
  • Public Relations Officer, Medical Advisory Board 2003-2004, Healthway Medical Clinics (Alabang Town Center)
  • Member, Manila Medical Society, (MMS) 2000-2001
  • Member, Web Committee, 2001-2003, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology (PAO)
  • Chief, Operating Room, 2000-2002, Q.C. Eye Center (QCEC)
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 1999-2001
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) 1999-2001
  • Aloha Medical Mission (AMM) 1999-2001
  • Association of Philippine Ophthalmologists in America (APOA) 1999-2001
  • Director, WebEyeMD.com
  • Director, Web Journal of Ophthalmology (WJO)
  • Reviewer, Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology (PJO)
  • Reviewer, Asian Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO)
  • Director, Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society (POIS)
  • Secretary, Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society (POIS)
  • Eye Center Conglomerate, Inc. (ECCI)
  • Cavite Eye and Ear Doctors Associates, Inc. (CEEDAI)
  • Q.C. Eye Center (QCEC)
  • Wavefront Inc.
  • European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP)
  • Philippine Chamber Commerce and Industry (PCCI)

Non-Medical

  • Member, Board of Trustees 2003-2006, Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity, Inc. (MSP)
  • Civic Committee Chairman, Lourdes School Quezon City Alumni Association. 2006 (LSQCAA)
  • Member, Board of Trustees 2003-2005, Lourdes School Quezon City Alumni Association, Inc. (LSQCAA)
  • Member, Organizing Committee, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Badminton Interest Group (PAOBIG)
  • Theopraxis Confraternity, 1987-1988, Lourdes School Q.C. (LSQC)
  • Resident Adviser, 1997-1998, Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity, Inc. (MSP)
  • Guardian of the Temple, 1992-1993, Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity, Inc. (MSP)
  • Member, 1986-1990, Association for the Advancement of Karatedo (AAK)

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

  • Roque MR.Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature. Asian Hospital and Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology Conference. 4/F Training Room, Asian Hospital, April 21, 2009.
  • Roque MR. Basic Immunology. Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 1st Quarter meeting. EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, March 29, 2009.
  • Roque MR. Autoimmune Uveitis. Ospital ng Maynila Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Manila, March 23, 2009.
  • Roque MR. Basic Immunology. St. Luke's Medical Center Residents Lecture, Ophthalmology Conference Room, St. Luke's Medical Center, Q.C., March 20, 2009.
  • Roque MR. Micro Posterior Uveitis. Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society Instructional Course. Philipipne Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Convention, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, November 27, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Masquerade Syndrome. Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society Instructional Course. Philipipne Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Convention, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, November 27, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Advances in Cataract Management. Philipipne Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Convention, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, November 28, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Micro Incisional Coaxial Cataract Surgery. Alcon Speakers Bureau. Philipipne Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Convention, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, November 27, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society Tribute to Dr. Romeo Fajardo. SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, November 27, 2008.
  • Roque MR. LASIK Complications. The LASIK Surgery Clinic - Asian Hospital, Southern Tagalog Society of Ophthalmology Visx Accreditation Course. 4/F Training Room, Asian Hospital, May 25, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Postoperative Medications. The LASIK Surgery Clinic - Asian Hospital, Southern Tagalog Society of Ophthalmology Visx Accreditation Course. 4/F Training Room, Asian Hospital, May 25, 2008.
  • Roque MR. LASIK Complications. The LASIK Surgery Clinic - Asian Hospital, Asian Hospital Staff Visx Accreditation Course. 4/F Training Room, Asian Hospital, April 13, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Postoperative Medications. The LASIK Surgery Clinic - Asian Hospital, Asian Hospital Staff Visx Accreditation Course. 4/F Training Room, Asian Hospital, April 13, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Autoimmune Eye Diseases: An Ophthalmologist's Perspective. Philippine Rheumatology Association. Hyatt Hotel. January 25, 2008.
  • Roque MR. Updates on Leprosy. Uveitis Symposium. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December 7, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Masquerade Syndrome. Uveitis Instructional Course. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December 7, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Posterior Uveitis. Uveitis Instructional Course. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December 7, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Updates on Posterior Uveitis.  Department of Ophthalmology Conference. East Avenue Medical Center, East Ave. Q.C. November 26, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Posterior Uveitis. Uveitis Instructional Course. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December, 2006.
  • Roque MR. Masquerade Syndrome. Uveitis Instructional Course. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December, 2006.
  • Roque MR. Online Journal Access. Research Committee Instructional Course. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, EDSA Shangri-La, Mandaluyong, Philippines, December, 2006.
  • Roque MR. Ophthalmology in the Workplace.TOPI 2006 Quality Month Celebration, Mamplasan, Binan, Laguna, October 17, 2006.
  • Roque MR. Cataract surgery in uveitis. Asian Hospital and Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology Monthly Conference, Palms Country Club, Alabang, Muntinlupa, July 20, 2006.
  • Roque MR. Atypical Mycobacterium Uveitis, 1st Joint PAO AAO Annual Meeting, Philippines, November 29, 2005.
  • Roque, MR. Dysfunctional Tear Syndrome. Department of Ophthalmology Monthly Conference, 4th Floor Training Room, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa, September 21, 2005.
  • Roque MR. Case presentation. Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society - Filipino Foster Fellows Alumni Society, Dome Cafe, Makati, Philippines, May 23, 2005.
  • Roque MR. 10 most common Uveitis conditions. 1st Post Graduate Course of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. Kailiangan pa bang i-memorize yan? Asian Hospital and Medical Center 4/F Training Room, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, October 4, 2004.
  • Roque MR. 10 most common Cornea conditions. 1st Post Graduate Course of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. Kailiangan pa bang i-memorize yan? Asian Hospital and Medical Center 4/F Training Room, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, October 4, 2004.
  • Roque MR. 10 most common External Disease conditions. 1st Post Graduate Course of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. Kailiangan pa bang i-memorize yan? Asian Hospital and Medical Center 4/F Training Room, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, October 4, 2004.
  • Roque MR. Managing a patient with anterior uveitis. Uveitis made ridiculously simpler. UERM Post Graduate Course, Celebrity Sports Plaza, Quezon City, September 24, 2004.
  • Roque MR. Approaching the Uveitis patient. Uveitis made ridiculously simpler. UERM Post Graduate Course, Celebrity Sports Plaza, Quezon City, September 24, 2004.
  • Roque MR. Pearls in Refraction. Eye Republic Manila , Philippines, January 24, 2004.
  • Roque MR, Perez CA, Reyes JM. Chronic postoperative endophthalmitis. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting Manila, Philippines, November 26, 2003.
  • Perez CA, Roque MR, Reyes JM. Corneal intra-epithelial epithelioma. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting Manila, Philippines, November 26, 2003.
  • Roque MR, Perez CA, Reyes JM. Churg-Strauss syndrome with eye manifestations. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting Manila, Philippines, November 25, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Ocular Manifestations of Syphilis. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, November 4, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Conductive Keratoplasty. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, September 30, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Uveitis after intraocular surgery & Chronic Postoperative Endophthalmitis. Department of Ophthalmology Monthly Conference, 4th Floor Training Room, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa, September 17, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Member, Board of Judges. 20th Annual Dr. Jesus Eusebio Sr. Resident's Paper Presentation, CME Auditorium, St. Martin de Porres Building, University of Santo Tomas Division of Ophthalmology, University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Manila, September 12, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Anterior Uveitis. Department of Ophthalmology Conference. East Avenue Medical Center, East Ave. Q.C. September 8, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Masquerade Syndromes. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Makati Medical Center, Makati, Philippines, September 5, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Project Proposal: Web Atlas of Uveitis. Philippine Foster Fellows Society. Gloria Maris, Greenbelt 2, Makati, Philippines, September 4, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Masquerade Syndromes. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, August 9, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Masquerade Syndrome: Chronic Postoperative Endophthalmitis. 1st Annual Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, June 7-8, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Uveitis following intraocular surgery. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, May 27, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Practical Refraction. 1st Eye Republic Round Table Discussion. Eye Republic, Don Santiago Building, Ermita, Manila, May 16, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Chronic postoperative endophthalmitis. First Annual Meeting of the Philippine Foster Fellows Society. 4th Floor, Linden Suites, Pasig, Philippines, May 6, 2003.
  • Roque MR. The use of immunosuppressive drugs in ocular inflammatory diseases. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, March 11, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Diagnosis of Uveitis: Vitreous Biopsy. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, December 5, 2001.
  • Roque MR. The effect of treatment and its related side effects in patients with severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid. Department of Ophthalmology Conference,  Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, February 28, 2002.
  • Roque MR. Anterior Uveitis. Residents' Teaching Lecture. Department of Ophthalmology Conference Room, St. Luke's Medical Center, Philippines, October 5, 2001.
  • Pantig G, Lopez J, Roque MR, Uy HS. Serpiginous Choroiditis. Department of Ophthalmology, St. Luke's Medical Center, Philippines, September 28, 2001.
  • Roque MR. Multifocal Choroiditis and Panuveitis. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Science Hall, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, September 13, 2001.
  • Roque MR. Giant Cell Arteritis. Diagnosis and Treatment Updates. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, July 2001.
  • Roque MR. New Developments in Refractive Surgery: INTACS micro-thin corneal inserts. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, March 2001.
  • Roque MR. The fibroblast and fibrosis. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, February 2001.
  • Roque MR. Mucous membrane pemphigoid with ocular involvement. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, January 2001.
  • Miserocchi E, Roque MR, Ahmed R, Foster CS. Disease Progression in Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Treatment-related side effects. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting Manila, Philippines, November 27-29, 2000.[poster]
  • Miserocchi E, Roque MR, Waheed N, Merayo J, Foster CS. Outcomes in Herpes simplex virus and Varicella zoster virus uveitis: a clinical evaluation and comparison. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting Manila, Philippines, November 27-29, 2000.[poster]
  • Miserocchi E, Roque MR, Waheed N, Merayo J, Foster CS. Outcomes in Herpes simplex virus and Varicella zoster virus uveitis: a clinical evaluation and comparison. American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Dallas, Texas, October 2000.[poster]
  • Roque MR. Giant cell arteritis. Immunology Conference, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, June 1999.
  • Miserocchi E, Roque MR, Waheed N, Merayo J, Foster CS. Outcomes in Herpes simplex virus and Varicella zoster virus uveitis: a clinical evaluation and comparison. Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 2000.[poster]
  • Roque MR. Fibroblasts and fibrosis. Basic Immunology Lecture. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, March, 2000.
  • Roque MR. Diagnosis of uveitis. Annual meeting of the Association of Philippine Ophthalmologists in America, Orlando, Florida, October 1999.
  • Roque MR. Adamantiades-Behcet's Disease. Immunology Conference, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, August 1999.
  • Roque MR, Valenton M. Intraoperative mitomycin-C in surgery for pterygium. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR. Combined lamellar keratoplasty and conjunctival autograft in the surgical treatment of recurrent pterygium. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR, Nanagas J, Cruz R. Management of post-traumatic optic neuropathy: A UP-PGH profile for 1998. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR. Combined pterygium excision and extracapsular cataract extraction. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR, Aquino M, Espiritu R. Serpiginous choroiditis in a patient with bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR, Cabrera B. Profile of patients seen at the low vision clinic of the Philippine General Hospital from January 1992 to July 1997. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR, Limbonsiong R. Pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft in primary and recurrent cases in the Philippine General Hospital. 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, Philippines April 1999.
  • Roque MR, Limbonsiong R. Pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft in primary and recurrent cases in the Philippine General Hospital. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines 1998.
  • Roque MR, Cabrera B. Profile of patients seen at the low vision clinic of the Philippine General Hospital from January 1992 to July 1997. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines 1998.
  • Roque MR, Nanagas J, Cruz R. Management of post-traumatic optic neuropathy: A UP-PGH profile for 1998. Department of Ophthalmology Trauma conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines 1997.
  • Roque MR, Villalon P, Uy HS, Sy R. Literature review on macular hole surgery. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines 1996.
  • Roque MR, Aquino M, Espiritu R. Serpiginous choroiditis in a patient with bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma. Department of Ophthalmology Conference, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines 1996.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • Roque, MR, Roque BL. Conjunctival Melanotic Lesions. In: Roy FH, Fraunfelder FT, Fraunfelder FW, eds. Current Ocular Therapy 6th Ed. Elsevier 2008
  • Roque, MR, Roque BL. Iris Leiomyoma. In: Roy FH, Fraunfelder FT, Fraunfelder FW, eds. Current Ocular Therapy 6th Ed. Elsevier 2008
  • Roque MR, Yeung E, Azar DT, Melki S. LASIK flap complications. In: Azar DT, Koch DD, eds. Laser in-situ keratomileusis: LASIK. Marcel Dekker 2003
  • Roque MR, Foster CS. Sporotrichosis. In: Foster CS, Vitale A, eds. Diagnosis and Treatment of Uveitis. W.B. Saunders 2002.

Journals Printed

  • Iaccheri B, Roque M, Fiore T, Papadaki T, Mathew B, Baltatzis S, Emara B, Tokarewicz AC, Foster CS. Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, keratomycosis, and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Cornea. 2004 Nov;23(8):819-22. PMID: 15502484 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Miserocchi E, Waheed N, Dios E, Christen W, Merayo J, Roque M, Foster CS. Visual Outcome in HSV And VZV Uveitis: A clinical evaluation and comparison. Ophthalmology. 2002 Aug;109(8). PMID: 12153807 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Miserocchi E, Baltatzis S, Ekong A, Roque M, Foster CS. Efficacy and safety of chlorambucil in intractable noninfectious uveitis: The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary experience. Ophthalmology. 2002 Jan;109(1):137-42. PMID: 11772593 [PubMed - Indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Miserocchi E, Baltatzis S, Roque MR, Ahmed AR, Foster CS. The effect of treatment and its related side effects in patients with severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid. Ophthalmology. 2002 Jan;109(1):111-8. PMID: 11772589 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Ekong AS, Foster CS, Roque MR.. Eye involvement in autoimmune blistering diseases. Clin Dermatol. 2001 Nov-Dec;19(6):742-9. PMID: 11705684 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Journals Online

  • Roque BL, Roque MR. Medial Rectus Recession. eMedicine.com 2011.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL. Phacoemulsification with Intraocular Lens. eMedicine 2011.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Miserocchi E, Foster CS. Giant cell arteritis. eMedicine 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Limbonsiong R, Pineda R. Intracorneal rings, Myopia. eMedicine 2005.
  • Aventura M, Roque MR, Aaberg TM Jr, Roque BL. Retinoblastoma. eMedicine 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Demodicosis. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Actinomycosis. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Vitreous wick syndrome. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Miserocchi E, Foster CS. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Ocular syphilis. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Herpes zoster. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Chloroquine/Hydroxycholoroquine toxicity. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Conjunctival melanoma. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Iris leiomyoma. eMedicine.com 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Foster CS. Giant cell arteritis. www.uveitis.org 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Limbonsiong R, Pineda R. PRK, astigmatism. eMedicine 2005.
  • Roque MR, Roque BL, Limbonsiong R, Pineda R. Conductive Keratoplasty. eMedicine 2005.
  • Roque MR, Limbonsiong R. Pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft. In primary and recurrent cases in the Philippine General Hospital. Web J Ophthalmol 2001;1:1
  • Roque MR. Combined lamellar keratoplasty and conjunctival autograft in the surgical treatment of recurrent pterygium. Web J Ophthalmol 2001;1:2
  • Roque MR. Combined pterygium excision and extracapsular cataract extraction. Web J Ophthalmol 2001;1:3
  • Roque MR, Cabrera BG. Profile of patients seen at the Low Vision Clinic of the Philippine General Hospital from January 1992 to July 1997. Web J Ophthalmol 2001;1:4
  • Roque MR, Foster CS. Giant cell arteritis. Medscape.com 2000.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • Department Conferences, Weekly (Tue & Thu), Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital; 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001.
  • Basic course in ophthalmology. Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital; 1996, 1997, 1998.
  • Seminar on ocular diseases. Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, 1996, 1997, 1998.
  • Seminar on ocular surgery. Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, 1996, 1997, 1998.
  • Mid-year conventions of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, 1996, 1998.
  • Annual conventions of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001.
  • UP-PGH Department of Ophthalmology round table discussion, 3rd quarter 1997, 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter 1998.
  • Automated perimetry course, Eye Referral Center, 1996.
  • Retina symposium. Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, 1996.
  • Complications in ophthalmic surgery, 6th Post-graduate course in ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Manila Doctors Hospital, March 1997.
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting 1997, 2000, 2001.
  • 1st PAO-CIBA Vision Inter-hospital ophthalmic clinico-pathologic conference (August 11, 1997 Estrada Hall UP-PGH).
  • 5th UP College of Medicine Grand Scientific Symposium (January 29, 1998 Manila Midtown Hotel)
  • Eye Referral Center Post-graduate course on External Disease and Cornea (2nd quarter 1998 Eye Referral Center)
  • St. Luke's Medical Center Post-graduate course (Updates in refractive surgery July 1998 St. Luke's Medical Center)
  • UP-PGH Ophthalmology Resident's Alumni Association 2nd Post-graduate course (Basic & Advanced Phacoemulsification December 5-6, 1998 Medical City, Mandaluyong)
  • 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Manila, Philippines April 1999
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual meeting 1999, 2000.
  • Weekly Grand Rounds. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, July 1999 -- October 2000
  • Weekly Retina Conferences. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, July 1999 --October 2000
  • Weekly Cornea/Immunology Conferences. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School July 1999 -- October 2000.
  • Monthly Basic Immunology Conferences. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School July 1999 -- October 2000.
  • Monthly Chief Rounds. Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School July 1999 -- October 2000.
  • 26th Annual Kevin Hill Seminar in Ophthalmology. Refractive surgery course, Colby College, Watertown, Maine July 27-29, 2000
  • Management of Typhoid Fever, Scientific symposium, The Manila Medical Society. MMS Bldg. Manila, Philippines February 13, 2001.
  • Basic LASIK Certification Course, Technolas 217z Zyoptics, Makati Eye Laser Center, Rockwell Club, February 23, 2001.
  • LASIK Certification Course, Bausch and Lomb Technolas 217c and Hansatome, St. Luke's Vision Laser Center, March 3, 2001.
  • Bausch and Lomb Millenium Phacoemulsification Wet Lab, Ayala Bldg. Makati City, Philippines, July 14, 2001.
  • MSD Glaucoma Round Table: Co-regulation. Saisaki Conference Room, West Avenue, Q.C., August, 2001.
  • 1st Philippine Interhospital Eye Q Ophthalmic Quiz, 14/F Conference Room, St. Luke's Cathedral Heights Building, E. Rodriguez Ave. Q.C., September 8, 2001.
  • Las Pinas Medical Society Invitational Lecture: Inflammation, Saisaki Conference Room, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa, October, 2001.
  • 3rd Interhospital Grand Rounds, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Club Filipino, Eisenhower St, Greenhills, March 8, 2002.
  • Jannsen Proton Pump Inhibitor Lecture, Penthouse, Skyline, Vivere at the Richmond Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa, March, 2002.
  • Healthway Medical Clinics Fellowship Dinner/Lecture: Heart Protection Study, 2/F Brasserie, Vivere at the Richmond Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa, March 2002.
  • Las Pinas Medical Society Invitational Lecture: Low Back Pain, 2/F Vivere at the Richmond Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa, March, 2002.
  • 1st Quarterly Lecture Series. Cataract Surgery as a Refractive Procedure: Achieving Target Refraction. Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Isla Ballroom, EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, April 7, 2002.
  • Manila Doctor's Hospital Department of Ophthalmology 11th Post Graduate Course Medical Therapeutics in External Disease Precision Management... Tangco Hall, Manila Doctors Hospital, Manila, June 22, 2002.
  • Intravitreal Fluocinolone Acetonide Implantation Wet Lab. Bausch & Lomb. Asian Eye Institute, 9th Floor, Phinma Plaza, Rockwell Center, Makati. June 23, 2002.
  • Q.C. Eye Center / Pharmacia Ophthalmology Round Table Discussion. Add-on vs. Switch- Its Clinical Implications. Cafea Restaurant, Sgt. Esguerra Ave, QC, June 25, 2002. [Master of Ceremonies]
  • Post Operative Pain Control. Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity Alumni Meeting - Manila Chapter. Tropicana Hotel Function Room. MSD Philippines. July 10, 2002.
  • Comparison of the efficacy, safety and quality of life provided by fexofenadine hydrochloride 120 mg and placebo administered once daily for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis. Via Mare Restaurant, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa. Aventis. July 4, 2002.
  • Glaucoma lecture: Cosopt and Coregulation. Saisaki Conference Room, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa, MSD Philippines, August 2, 2002.
  • Alcon Travatan (Travaprost) Philippine Launch. Isla Ballroom, EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, August 5, 2002.
  • Muntinlupa Medical Society Dinner-Symposium. Pneumonia in the Critically Ill. Vivere Hotel, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa, August 16, 2002.
  • Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, 5th Post-Graduate Course in Ophthalmology: Back to Basics - Instrumentation. Cardinal Santos Medical Center Conference Room, September 21, 2002.
  • UP-PGH Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Surgical Course, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, September 22, 2002.
  • Southeast Asian Glaucoma Interest Group (SEAGIG) 2nd Biennial Meeting, EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, September 26-28, 2002.
  • University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology, 11th Post Graduate Course, Strabismus: Its Evaluation & Management, Clinical Conference Room, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, October 4, 2002.
  • UP-PGH Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Seminar on Ocular Diseases, Institute of Ophthalmology Conference Room, Philippine General Hospital, October 6, 2002.
  • Ospital ng Makati, Department of Ophthalmology, 2nd Post Graduate Course, Oculoplastic Surgery in the Oriental Eye, Audio-visual room, Ospital ng Makati, Oct. 8, 2002.
  • Muntinlupa Medical Society, Merck Sharp & Dohme Phils. Target Organ Protection in the Management of Hypertension 2/F Brasserie Room, Vivere Suites Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, October 23, 2002.
  • Evidenced Based Ophthalmology. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, November 28-30, 2002.
  • Cavite Ophthalmologists Symposium. Travatan Updates. Island Cove, Cavite. December 2002.
  • Southern Tagalog Society of Ophthalmology 1st Quarter 2003 meeting.  Management of Vitreous Loss & Updates on the Artificial Cornea. My Cinema, Greenbelt 3. January 26, 2003
  • Southern Tagalog Society of Ophthalmology 2nd Quarter 2003 meeting.  Ocular Allergies. Antonio's, Tagaytay. May 25, 2003
  • 1st Annual Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery convention. EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, June 7-8, 2003.
  • Jannsen RTD. Ulcers and motility. Gloria Maris 2/F. Alabang Town Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, July 23, 2003.
  • Pharmacia RTD. Lasers in Glaucoma. Vivere Suites Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, August 7, 2003.
  • Pharmacia RTD. Visual Field Evaluations. Saisaki, Alabang Town Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, August 19, 2003.
  • Thea RTD. Ageing and degeneration of ocular tissues. Congo Grill, Westgate, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, August 27, 2003.
  • Q.C.Eye Center Phacoemulsification RTD. Q.C. Eye Center, Quezon City Philippines, September 19, 2003.
  • Eye Republic™ 1st Bi-monthly Round Table Discussion: Practice Pearls: Beginning your phaco practice. Roofdeck, Kimberly Hotel, Ermita, Manila, Philippines, October 3, 2003.
  • Philippine Glaucoma Society and MSD: Optic Nerve Fiber Layer Imaging - Is it worth it?. EDSA Shangri-la Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, October 8, 2003.
  • Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society Uveitis Scientific Meeting, Renaissance Room, New World Hotel, October 10, 2003
  • Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Convention: Conquering Eye Infections. EDSA Shangri-la Hotel Plaza, Manila, Philippines, November 24-26, 2003.
  • Eye Republic™ 2nd Bi-monthly Round Table Discussion: Practice Pearls: How to prescribe anti-glaucoma medications. Saisaki, Ermita, Manila, Philippines, December 5, 2003.
  • Oftaquix product presentation. Santen. Wan Chai Restaurant, Ermita, Manila, Philippines, February 6, 2004.
  • Eye Republic™ 2004 1st Bi-monthly Practice Pearls: External Disease and Cornea. Wan Chai Restaurant, Ermita, Manila, Philippines, February 13, 2004.
  • Eye Republic™ 2004 2nd Bi-monthly Practice Pearls: Contact Lenses. Mil Novecientos, Ermita, Manila, Philippines, April 2, 2004.
  • Philippine Foster Fellows Society 2004 Summer Case Presentations. Asian Eye Institute, April 2004.
  • Q.C.Eye Center Phacoemulsification RTD 2004-2. Q.C. Eye Center, Quezon City Philippines, April, 2004.
  • 2nd annual Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery convention. EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Manila, Philippines, June 19-20, 2004.
  • Uveitis Made Ridiculously Simpler, East Avenue Medical Center Postgraduate Course, Celebrity Sports Plaza, October 1, 2004
  • Philippine Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS Updates), Tagaytay City,Philippines, October 3, 2004.
  • Review Course for the General Ophthalmologist, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Muntinlupa City, October 4, 2004.
  • Philippine Ocular Inflammation Society - Filipino Foster Fellows Alumni Society 2005
  • Summer meeting, Dome Cafe, Makati, Philippines, May 23, 2005

RESEARCH

Clinical Sub-investigator, A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of an Intravitreal Fluocinolone Acetonide (0.5 or 2 mg) Implant in Patients with Non Infectious Uveitis Affecting the Posterior Segment of the Eye, Asian Eye Institute, Makati, Philippines

PRESS

Television Interviews

  • Roque MR. Christmas photophobia. RxMen. QTV11. Quezon City, Philippines, December 10, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Color blindness. Umagang Kay Ganda. ABS-CBN 2, Quezon City, Philippines. July 17, 2007.
  • Roque MR. Usapang mata. Mel and Joey. GMA7. Quezon City, Philippines. July 15, 2007
  • Roque, MR. Rated K. ABS-CBN 2, Quezon City, Philippines. March 5, 2006.
  • Roque, MR. Rated K. ABS-CBN 2, Quezon City, Philippines. December, 2005.
  • Roque, MR. Katarata, Kirat at Kulaba. What's Up Doc? UNTV 37, Pasig City, Philippines, August 26, 2005.
  • Roque, MR. Pediatric Ophthalmology. What's Up Doc? UNTV 37, Pasig City, Philippines, July 12, 2005.
  • Roque, MR. Uveitis. .  What's Up Doc? UNTV 37, Manila, Philippines, October 15, 2004
  • Roque, MR. Cataract. What's Up Doc? UNTV 37, Pasig City, Philippines, October 4, 2004
  • Roque, MR. Cataract. Serbis on the go. Channel 13, Manila Philippines, September 28, 2004.

Radio Interviews

  • Roque MR. Stye and Allergic Conjunctivitis. RxPinoy's Doctors Online radio show. 702 AM, Manila, Philippines. July 6, 2006.
  • Roque, MR. Himpapawid Radio interview. DZRH 666 AM, Manila, Philippines, October 24, 2004.
  • Roque, MR. Strabismus. RxPinoy's Doctors Online radio show. 702 AM, Manila, Philippines, January 14, 2004.
  • Roque, MR. At your service radio interview. DZMM 630 AM, Manila, Philippines, October 11, 2003.
  • Roque, MR. Himpapawid Radio interview. DZRH 666 AM, Manila, Philippines, October 6, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Cataracts. RxPinoy's Doctors Online radio show. 702 AM, Manila, Philippines, February 5, 2003.
  • Roque MR. Diabetic Eye Diseases. RxPinoy's Doctors Online radio show. 702 AM, Manila, Philippines, September 4, 2002.
  • Roque MR. Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis. Doctors Online radio show. 702 AM, Manila, Philippines, March, 2002.

Print

  • Philippine Star, February 2009
  • Medical Tourism Magazine 2008
  • Reader's Digest. August, 2006.
  • Reader's Digest. July, 2005.
  • Philippine Star, August 15, 2004.
  • Manila Bulletin Online, August 1, 2004.
  • Leahy J. Don't let your office job make you ill. There's a lot you can do to make your work and workplace safer and healthier. Health Today magazine. 2004
  • Roque M. Can my baby see? – Vision screening in infants and children. Baby magazine. February 9, 2004

AWARDS

  • Topnotcher (Rank 1), Oral Diplomate Board Examination, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology, 9th floor, College of Medicine, St. Luke's Medical Center, E. Rodriguez Ave. Q.C., October 13, 2002.
  • Top Ten (Rank 9), Written Diplomate Board Examination, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology, 14th floor Conference Room, Cathedral Heights Building, St. Luke's Medical Center, E. Rodriguez Ave. Q.C., July 14, 2002.
  • 2nd Runner up - St. Luke's Medical Center Team, Consultant member. 1st Philippine Interhospital Eye Q Ophthalmic Quiz, 14/F Conference Room, Cathedral Heights Building, St. Luke's Medical Center, E. Rodriguez Ave. Q.C., September 8, 2001.
  • Immunology Award - Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School 1999-2000 C. Stephen Foster, M.D. Director
  • Outstanding Intern - Ophthalmology - 1994-1995 Philippine General Hospital

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