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DMSF was the first college to be set up in Mindanao in the year 1976 on a sprawling campus near the commercial hub of Davao City. The wikipedia refers to DMSF as one of the oldest Medical Schools in Mindanao and is ranked as one of the Best Medical Schools in the Philippines. It offers courses in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, several graduate programs and lately Home Health Caregiver Course. It operates as a consortium made up of Ataneo de Davao University, the Brokenshire Memorial Hospital, the development of people's Foundation, the San Pedro College and San Pedro Hospital.

DMSF seeks to achieve its mission focusing through 3 main activities namely Instruction, Research and Extension. The students are affiliated to Davao Medical Center, Davao Doctors' Hospital, San Pedro Hospital and Brokenshire Memorial Hospital for clinical rotation in the 3rd & 4th year.

Some of the important features of the University are,

  • Recognized by World Health Organization
  • Recognized by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Recognized by Foundation for Advancement of International Education
  • English Medium of Instruction
  • Recognized by the Philippine Government
  • The modern infrastructure, stable peace and order and economic prosperity has made DMSF
  • The degree is well recognized all over the world
  • DMSF Hospital offers excellent health services more accessible, affordable and acceptable to the entire Davao City



Eligibility Requirement and Admission Procedure

Indian students with 50% of marks in Biology, Physics, and Chemistry in 12th standard or equivalent examinations are eligible for admission. Students aspiring to pursue the medical education at Philippines should apply to Transworld for the preparatory course.

They are expected to meet all the university admission requirements. They are also required to apply for the eligibility certificate as required by the MCI. The applications submitted are scrutinized and upon acceptance, a letter of Admission is issued.



Courses Offered


M.D: (Equivalent to M.B.B.S.)

Philippines offers American system of medical education and the Primary Medical qualification is M.D. degree. This qualification is globally recognized including the Medical Council of India. The MD program of Philippines is an unique opportunity to students who have passed 12th standard or equivalent examinations to pursue medical education of International standards. The period of medical study in Philippines is 5 years and 4 months, inclusive of 1 year of premedical study. The degree offered is MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree.


The course module is meticulously engineered that Indian students qualify the Pre – Medical (BS Bio accelerated Program) the pre requisite for the Medical studies (MD) in Philippines. Transworld facilitates easy entry procedures including visa applications processing to qualify the Pre- Medical (Bs Bio accelerated Program) the pre requisite for the Medical studies (MD) and continue the MD program.


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the Principal Associates Of Davao Medical School Foundation, Philippines is authorised to Collect the fee on their behalf.