About Us

The NKTI Cardiovascular Catheterization and Radiology Unit is a highly specialized facility that provides valuable still and motion x-ray pictures (fluoroscopy) of the arteries used in detecting abnormalities of the heart and providing interventional procedures as needed by the patient. The Unit utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to perform cardiovascular, endovascular and radiology interventions throughout the body and certain surgical procedures.


The Unit is divided into 3 services namely Interventional Cardiology, Vascular and Peripheral Intervention and Interventional Radiology. The Unit performs the following procedures:

Interventional Cardiology

  • Coronary Angiography
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Temporary & Permanent Pacemaker Insertion
  • Implantable Automated Cardioverter and Defibrillator (IACD)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Hemodynamic Study
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Insertion

Interventional Radiology

  • Trans-Arterial Chemo Embolization (TACE)
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Gastrointestinal and Bronchial Embolization

Peripheral and Vascular Intervention

  • Peripheral Venogram / Venoplasty of Upper & Lower Extremities
  • Peripheral Venogram / Venoplasty of Upper & Lower Extremities with Stenting
  • Peripheral Angiogram / Angioplasty of Upper & Lower Extremities
  • Peripheral Angiogram / Angioplasty of Upper & Lower Extremities with Stenting
  • Carotid and Renal Angiogram / Angioplasty
  • Carotid and Renal Angiogram / Angioplasty with Stenting
  • Renal Graft Stenting
  • IVC Filter Insertion
  • Endovascular Repair of Aneurysm (EVAR)
  • Thoraco-Vascular Repair of Aneurysm (TVAR).
  • Fluoro-Guided Temporary and Permanent Catheter Insertion (Hemo Access)

Our Expert Team

Section Head: Dr. Rogelio V. Tangco, MD
Interventional Cardiologist:

Dr. Carlo John M. Manalo, MD
Dr. Dodee Niño V. Rigor, MD
Dr. Albert Jerome B. Geronimo, MD
Dr. Roy E. Garrido, MD
Dr. Romeo G. Molano, Jr, MD

Interventional Cardiologist-Eletrophysiologist:

Dr. Clara S. Tolentino, MD
Dr. Peter Carlo M. Nierras, MD
Dr. Michael- Joseph F. Agbayani, MD
Dr. Erdie C. Fadreguilan, MD

Interventional Radiologist:

Dr. Orlando R. Ignacio, MD
Dr. Ferdinand L. Morabe, MD
Dr. Glenn Marc G. Ignacio, MD
Dr. Gerardo M. Silva, MD
Dr. Renato M. Castro, MD

Interventional Vascular Surgeon:

Dr. Ricardo DT. Quintos, MD
Dr.  Leo Carlo V. Baloloy, MD
Dr. Rainan G. Gloria, MD

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

2nd Floor, Diagnostic Center
National Kidney and Transplant Institute
East Avenue, Quezon City 1100

Email Address:

Contact Numbers: (63) (2) 8981-0300, 8981-0400 loc 2414