MedMom Team of Professionals

MedMom values professional excellence by supporting the staff through mentoring, continuing education, and team work. We always strive to provide you with the highest quality services delivered by a select group of compassionate and competent professionals.

Head of Services

Lourdes Bernadette “Tippy” Sumpaico-Tanchanco, MD, DPPS, FPSDBP, MS Clin Epi (Cand)

Clinic Director:

Dr. Lourdes Bernadette “Tippy” Sumpaico-Tanchanco, MD, MSc, FPPS, FPSDBP

Dr. Tippy is the clinic director and practicing developmental-behavioral pediatrician at MedMom Child Development Clinic. She is also an Associate Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila, BS Biology program. She then proceeded to study Medicine at the UERMMMC where she graduated with honors. She took her residency and fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the UP-PGH and completed her Master of Science in Epidemiology (Clinical Epidemiology) at the UP-Manila. She has also been invited to numerous conferences, both locally and internationally, to present her research studies and to speak as an expert in her field. Dr. Tippy is certified in using the Griffith’s Mental Development Scale and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule. She was recently certified as a Basic DIRFloortime practitioner after completing her training with the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning.

Dr. Tippy enjoys working and goofing around young children. She finds joy in teaching and mentoring young minds. She believes in the power of prayer and the miracle of resilience. During her free time, Dr. Tippy loves dancing and trying new stuff. She is married to Dr. Obet, a nephrologist, and they have 3 children who she considers her greatest teachers in the field of child development.

Pablito “Pabs”  M. Planta Jr. MD, DPPS, FPSDBP

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician:

Pablito “Pabs” M. Planta Jr. MD, DPPS, FPSDBP

Dr. Pabs got his degree in Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He proceeded to take up his Pediatrics Residency at the UP-PGH. He had his Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship at National University Hospital (Singapore). Dr Pabs is certified to use the Griffiths Mental and Development Scales-Extended Revised (GMDS-ER), Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview - Revised (ADI-R).

Dr. Pabs is cool under pressure and loves books, food and traveling with his wife, Dr. Riza.

Dr. Joanna Herrera, Psy.D

Psychology Services:

Dr. Joanna Herrera, Psy.D

Dr. Joanna “Jabby” Herrera is a Child and Family Psychologist who has a Masters in Psychology (MA) and a Doctor in Psychology (Psy.D.). She received both degrees from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California USA. Dr. Herrera has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Ateneo de Manila University. Her training and work experience has focused on providing services to children/youth (from infancy through adolescence) and their families. She completed her doctoral internship with the Department of Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland (CHRCO) and participated in a post-doctoral training program in Early Childhood Mental Health also at CHRCO. Dr. Herrera has been a Clinical Supervisor and Program Director of community mental health services in the San Francisco and Alameda Counties in California. She is licensed by the California Board of Psychology and is a member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Herrera believes in actively collaborating with parents and other significant people in the child’s life to create a strong nurturing environment where children can become their best. She is grateful to be in a field that provides the opportunity to witness and be part of positive transformation in people’s lives.

Dr. Herrera loves cooking, traveling, reading, and spending time with her nephew and niece.

MedMom PT Hosanna Camacho

Physical and Occupational Therapy Service:

Hosanna Say-Camacho, PT, DPT

Hosanna is the head of the physical and occupational therapy department at Medmom Child Development Clinic. Hosanna graduated from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, USA and has more than 20 years of experience practicing in pediatrics and neurological rehabilitation. Hosanna has completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ, USA. Hosanna is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Sensory Integration Praxis Test (SIPT), and Kinesiotaping (KT). Hosanna has an extensive background in pediatrics and works with children utilizing the Early Intervention (birth to three), educational (school age), and medical standards for patient care. Hosanna is licensed by the Physical Therapy Board of California and is a member of the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) and Kinesio Taping Association International (KTAI).

During her spare time, Hosanna enjoys building quality time with her husband and three kids. She loves traveling, scrapbooking, and reading.


Medical Consultants

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians
Dr. Lourdes Bernadette “Tippy” Sumpaico-Tanchanco, MD, MSc, FPPS, FPSDBP
Dr. Pablito M. Planta Jr., MD, DPPS, FPSDBP
Dr. Kaye M. Napalinga, MD, DPPS
Dr. Jeanne S. Dy, MD, DPPS

Pediatric Neurologist
Dr. Loudella Castillo, MD, DPPS, FCNSP

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Daryl Lindo-Calleja, MD, FPPA

Dr. Kristine “Tin” Aliling

Early Intervention Program
Dr. Angel Belle C. Dy, RMT, MD, MBA
Patricia “Poy” Carmela Yap, MA
Marie Beatrice O. Zapanta, MA

Mental Health Consultants and Staff
Dr. Joanna “Jabby” Herrera, PsyD
Rachel Ann Bornasal
Maria Lyn “Malyn” W. Domingo, MA
Maria Theresa Angela H. Duran-Dy
Paula Garcia, MA
Krizia Laurel P. Javate, MA, RPm
Jas Malvar
Raiza Bianca Nilo
Roderick Penalosa, MA, PhD (cand.)
Maria Paz Perez
Carlos M. Pizarro
Melinda Tan, MA, PhD (cand.)
Dr. Anna Cristina A. Tuazon, PsyD

Physical Therapists
Dr. Hosanna Say-Camacho, PT, DPT
Jamirose Kris A. Valenciano, PTRP
Karisma Cyrell V. David, PTRP
Laarni P. Cruz, PTRP
Vanessa U. Flores, PTRP
Marilyn I. Tubon, PTRP
Myzelle Anne J. Infantado, PTRP
Maryann Morales, DPT

Occupational Therapists
Chester B. Alejandro, OTRP
Calvin Joshua S. Chu, OTRP
Daniel Joshua D. Dizon, OTRP
Julienne Sara Nido, OTRP
Avry Umali-Andal, MS, OTR/L, OTRP

Speech-Language Pathologists
Kathlyn C. Ambayec, SLP

Special Education Teachers
Julius Animas Bernal, MA
John Edward V. Cruz
Glenda Darlene V. Garcia, MA (cand.) - reading specialist
Kim Danella Erna G. Santos
Enrico Lalusin
Kristine Cheryl Lim
Lirio Josephina G. Mapa
Maria Aileen Reyes
Nina Nerissa Sumpaico-Jose, MA

Administrative Staff
Ivy Alianza
Kathrine Joy A. Cabuhat
Kimberly Ann O. Desierto
Angelo Q. Pineda
Jamela Ann R. Samson, RN
Roselyn B. Torrecampo