The Bataan General Hospital formerly Bataan Provincial Hospital a government medical center that is a retained Department of Health (DOH) hospital, actually devolved to the province in 1991, then renationalized in February 1998 by virtue of Republic Act 8561 sponsored by Congressman Enrique Tet Garcia; escalating it to 350 bed capacity Medical Center as stated in the law.
It mission is to delivers and provides equitable, efficient, excellent and holistic quality medical care for mothers and their children to include other clinical services for the people of Bataan and Central Luzon which is affordable to those who can pay and subsidized for those who cannot.
This hospital was first built in November 30, 1941, a 20 bed capacity hospital with 17 personnel but 10 days after the 2nd World War broke out, It was used as a war hospital during the Japanese occupation in the province of Col. Iku Takasaki; naming the hospital after him. It was opened to the public in 1942.
After the war, with the initiative of successions of political leaders, governors and congressmen, it achieved infrastructural and manpower improvement. It was elevated to 50-bed capacity accepting Medicare patient in the 70’s. In 1983 as integrated in the provincial health office, it was authorized with 200-bed capacity up to the present.
Clinical Departments of Bataan General Hospital:
- Department of Medicine
- Department of Pediatrics
- Department of Anesthesia
- Department of Surgery
- Department of Radiology
- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Emergency and Trauma Care
- Out-patient Clinics
- Under Five Clinics
- Specialty Clinics (Hypertension, Cardiac, Diabetes, Stroke, Pulmonary, Nephrology, and Dermatology)
- Dental Services
- Physical Therapy Services.
BGH has a daily in-patient of 148-168 patients, an occupancy rate of 62-78%. A total daily admission of 40 patients and 10 major surgeries daily at the operating room. In the year 2003, it has an annual admission of 14,304 and 3,672 new born; 2,676 surgeries; and 56,863 out-patients and ER cases served.
OIC, Chief of Hospital
- GLORIA BALTAZAR, M.D.
- Banzon St. Balanga City, Bataan, 2100
- Chief of Hospital Office - +63 047 237-3635
- Chief of Clinics Office - +63 047 791-5824
- Accounting Office - +63 047 791-5119
- BAC Office - +63 047 791-2857
- Supply Office - +63 047 791-5821
- TRUNK LINE - +63 047 237-2269 (local)
- Admitting- 105