Outstanding Surigueno, 2004

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Born in Tandag, Surigao del Sur; parents Jose L. Quintos, Sr., M.D. from Pangasinan and Nicolasa Gonzales Tello of Tandag, Surigao del Sur.

Married to the former Violeta Tañada, M.D., a practicing physician in New York, with whom he has four children and three grandchildren.

Private Medical Practitioner since 1980 in Riverdale, NY and concurrently
attending and Consulting Physician at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, NY.


License to Practice Medicine, New York, 1978.
Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice, 1980.
Fellow, Academy of Family Physicians Fellow, 1980.
License to Practice Acupuncture in New York, 1990.
Fellow, American College of Acupuncture, New York, 1990.

Education and Training:

College of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Class 1958.
Passed Philippine Medical Board Exam, 1958.
Orthopedic Surgery Training, National Orthopedic Hospital, Philippines, 1964.
Family Medicine, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, NY, 1977-1980.

Professional Affiliations:

Empire Medical Lions, New York, Vice President, 1999.
Co-Founder/member Board of Royal Pontifical UST Alumni Association,
New York Chapter, 1992 – present.

American Academy of Family Practice, New York State, 1980 - present
Board of Governors, Philippine Medical Association in America, 1980-present.
Ø Yearly participant: Philippine Medical Mission of the Philippine Medical

Association in America, 1992 to present.

Association of Philippine Physicians in America, 1978 – present.
American Philippine Physicians in New York, 1978-present

Previous Positions:

Emergency Room & Intensive Care Unit Physician at St. Francis Hospital, Long Island, NY; Yonkers General Hospital; and at the Westchester Hospital, Bronx, NY, 1978-1980.
Medical Officer, United Parcel Service, 1973-1977
House Physician, Interborough General Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, 1072-1973
Private practice, Medicine & Surgery; Company Physician at PaCemCo; PNB physician & Surigao Labor physician, 1967-72.
Quarantine Medical Officer- Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur, 1967-72.
Officer-in-Charge: Organization of the Surigao del Sur Provincial Hospital, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, 1964; the Dapa Emergency Hospital, Surigao del Norte, 1966; and the Dinagat Emergency Hospital, Surigao del Norte, 1966.
Resident Physician, Isabela Provincial Hospital, 1958-59.