For those who wanted to know How many years does it take to be a doctor in the Philippines?
Doctor of Medicine in the Philippines is one of the 3 professions that takes very long to finish.
The other two are lawyer and priest.
So How many years does it take to be a doctor in the Philippines?
You have to take
- 4 years pre-medicine
- 4 years medicine proper
- 1 year internship
- 3-4 months board exam
- 3 years Residency then exam
- 3 years Sub-specialty (Nephrology, cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, pulmonology, hematologist, allergist , neurologist, etc)