St. Paul Hospital, Cavite

  Burol II, Bagong Bayan, Dasmariῆas, 4114 Cavite
  02-8430045 / 046-4841988
  St. Paul Hospital Cavite


Sr. Francesca San Diego, SPC

Hospital Administrator

     St. Paul Hospital Cavite (formerly Dr. Jose P. Rizal Hospital & National Medical Research Center) is a hospital owned and managed by the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres located in Dasmariñas City, Cavite dedicated to helping communities in the resettlement areas improve their quality of life through providing medical services.


Privileged to share God's saving and healing action, we envision St. Paul Hospital Cavite as a Christ-centered, dynamic and socially responsible global health care institution providing holistic quality health care services.

Core Strategy

"Transforming lives though Christ centered health care services"


We commit to:
  • Faithfully proclaim God's love through compassionate care.
  • Uphold the Bio-ethical principles and teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Develop competencies of health care professionals for integral growth and strengthen partnerships in education, training and research.
  • Pursue value innovative and socially responsible health care services at par with global standards for sustainability.
  • Assure Christian stewardship and good governance are practiced.

35 years of service since April 26, 1988

Services Offered

Owned & Administered


Bed Capacity

Emergency Room

The SPHC ER is an Emergency response unit, serving children and adults. We treat major and minor illnesses and injuries. From arrival to discharge and every step in between, find out what to expect during your visit.


  • Routine Chemistry
  • Special Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology / Serology
  • Clinical Microscopy / Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Histopathology
  • Blood Station

Diagnostic and Imaging Department

  • X-Ray
  • 2D Ultrasound
  • CT Scan
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry (SOON)
  • Mamography (SOON)


Pharmacy offers the top of line branded medicine in catering the pharmaceutical needs of the patient. They are open 24/7.

Heart Station

  • 2D-Echo
  • Electrocardiography
  • Stress Test (SOON)


The Hemodialysis Unit offers their service using the latest equipment and facilities to cater the needs of their patients.

Intensive Care Unit

ICU provide care for patients with life-threatening medical conditions. The nurses work in the critical care unit in our healthcare facility and look after patients who have experienced invasive surgery, accidents, trauma or organ failure.

Pediatric ICU

The section in our hospital that provides sick children with the highest level of medical care. PICU allows intensive nursing care and continuous monitoring of things like heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure.

Neonatal ICU

SPHC NICU combines advanced technology and trained health care professionals to provide specialized care for the tiniest patients. They are also offer newborn screening and hearing test for babies.

Operating Room Complex

Being one of the Essential hubs of activity, SPHC takes pride to the highly trained personnel and doctors of Operating room. Included unit in this complex are Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Dietary Department

This Department offers the best healthy food that the patient should get. Canteen is also included in this department to cater the needs of its customers.

Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Cryotheraphy
  • Electrotheraphy
  • Hydrotheraphy
  • Laser Theraphy
  • Ultrasound Theraphy
  • Neurodevelopmental Techniques
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Traction
  • Dry Needling
  • Muscle Taping

Outpatient Department

This is the part of a hospital designed for the treatment of outpatients, people with health problems who visit the hospital for diagnosis or treatment, but do not at this time require a bed or to be admitted for overnight care. It is located in Medical Arts Building. You may visit OPD every Monday to Saturday 8:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon.


  • Laboratory Result Viewer
  • Diagnostic Imaging Result Viewer
  • eDoctor's Clinic

Pastoral Care Services

Pastoral Care is committed to caring for the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff. They provide spiritual support to people of all faith traditions and are readily available to explore spiritual questions and concerns that may arise during hospitalization.

Sunday Mass

We are Inviting you to attend our Holy Eucharist every Sunday at 6:15 in the morning at SPHC Chapel.

Weekday Mass

6:30 am to 7:30 am in SPHC Chapel


Rehab Promo

Pay in full the prescribe PT sessions and enjoy 50% Discount on the last session

Pre-Employment Package

Inclusion of:

  • CBC
  • Urinalysis
  • Fecalysis
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Complete Physical Examination

Minor Excision PHIC Package

For Philhealth members/Dependents

  • Excision of cyst greater than 3cm

Cleft Lip / Palate Surgery

For Philhealth Members/Dependents in Partnership with SmileTrain

  • Fully Air Conditioned
  • Patient Bed
  • Television Unit with cable
  • Patients Cabinet
  • Telephone
  • IV Pole
  • Watchers Bench
  • Over Bed Table
  • Bed Side Table
  • Toilet

Basic Package

Inclusion of:

  • Lipid Profile
  • Uric Acid
  • Urinalysis
  • CBC
  • Creatinine
  • FBS
  • ECG
  • Chest X-ray
  • Complete Physical Examination and Consultation from Internist

Cataract Package

For Philhealth Members:

  • Sceening and Follow-up consult - P100.00
  • CP Clearance - P500.00 to P1200.00
  • Cataract Extraction Philhealth Plus - P500.00

Just look for Ms. Nerie Jardiniano @ the Out-Patient Department 8:00am-4:00pm

Pre-Natal Package

Inclusion of:

  • CBC
  • Blood typing
  • FBS
  • Hepa B Screening
  • Urinalysis


The prices indicated in the packages and promos may change without notice. For more inquiries, please Text 0936 939 6090 or 0922 249 5352 or email us at


Historical Background

     The initial major project of the Dr. Jose P. Rizal Memorial Foundation was the construction of a hospital in an area where most indigent families would benefit. Since the government had started relocating the indigent families in the squatter areas of Metro Manila to Dasmariñas, Cavite the Board felt that this place was the most appropriate site for the hospital. Representation was made with the People’s Homesite and Housing Corporations (now, the National Housing Authority) to provide a sizeable lot for this purpose. Fortunately, the Foundation was given a lot almost two hectares in size (17,308 sq. mtrs) with a contract of Usufruct for fifteen (15) years subject to renewals.

     Thru the intercession of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, a Presidential decree was issued authorizing a nationwide campaign for this project.

Starter Hospital

On September 21, 1976, the new Starter Hospital with a capacity of 12 beds was blessed and inaugurated.

  • A big room for out-patient service
  • 2 wards, 1 men and 1 for women
  • Two baths and toilets
  • An x-ray room
  • Operating and delivery rooms
  • Storage room and a kitchen
Medical an Paramedical staff was provided by the Rural Health Unit of Dasmariñas, Cavite under the supervision of Department of Health.

The Dr. Jose P. Rizal Hospital and National Medical Research Center

The Starter Hospital could not cope with increasing demand for medical services in the resettlement area. Thus, a new 100 bed hospital, the Dr. Jose P. Rizal National Medical Research Center (Hospital) was constructed.

  • June 19, 197 – the hospital was inaugurated by then First Lady Imelda R. Marcos
  • September 28, 1977 – the Foundation entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Health and National Housing Authority to make the hospital operational and facilities its avowed objectives.
    - That the Department of Health will provide the staffing, maintenance and operation of the hospital.
    - That the Foundation would make available to the communities around and neighboring areas, the facilities and equipment of the hospital.
    - That the National Housing Authority would respect the Contract of Usufruct, which provided service connection for electricity and water and assist in the maintenance of the road approaching the compound.
  • In 1979 – the foundation expressed their desire to modify the Memorandum of Agreement which in effect would place the Administrative management and operation of the said hospital under its direct supervision and control
  • January 1980 – the foundation had the direct supervision and control over the administration and operation of the hospital.
  • August 21, 1980 – a contract of Affiliation was made between the DJPRNMRCH and the Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo School whereby the latter would provide the medical staff of the Hospital.
  • 1985 – Dr. Campos solicit the services of Mo. La Croix Ilagan, SPC of Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres to manage the hospital.
  • June 1994 – the management of the hospital was turned over to the Sisters of St. Paul if Chartres with a provision allowing them to get third party to supply the medical staff.
  • February 14, 2007 – the foundation announced to their employees that they will cease the operation of the hospital effective March 31, 2007.
  • April 1, 2007 – the Community of Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres took over the ownership and administration of the hospital.
  • January 18, 2008 – the hospital & ownership was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in its new name, ST. PAUL HOSPITAL, CAVITE.
  • July 28, 2008 – the hospital received its license to operate from the Department of Health.
  • From September to December 2008 – there were series of renovation and construction in the Hospital such as: construction of grills at Laundry Dryer Area; Lighting the Covered Walk; Relocation of Laboratory, Business Office and Canteen; and Renovation of Pharmacy and medical records.
  • February 2009 – the Hospital expanded the Intensive Care Unit and renovated the ceiling of the Nurse Station at 3rd Floor.
  • January 30, 2009 – To reinforce our Holistic, Compassionate and Quality Approach in Health Care, acquisition of High Connectivity Laboratory Information System for total IT solutions in the field of clinical laboratory testing was blessed January 30, 2009.

The following Sisters have generously and zealously rendered their services and dedication to the healing ministry as Administrator:

1985 – 1997      Mo. La Croix Ilagan, SPC
1997 – 2003      Sr. Angelica Castor, SPC
2003 – 2006      Sr. Aurora Caspe, SPC
2006 – 2008      Sr. Estrelle Marie Camagan, SPC
2008 – 2009      Sr. Arcelita Sarnillo, SPC
2009 - 2010      Sr. Herieta Esmero, SPC
2010 – 2011      Sr. Evelyn Aguilar, SPC
2011 – 2014      Sr. Ma. Linda Tanalgo, SPC
2014 – Present      Sr. Arcelita Sarnillo, SPC

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