TOPNOTCHERS: October 2022 Physician Licensure Exam PLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the October 2022 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) is available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in 6 working days after the administration of exams.

The October 2022 Physician board exam was conducted on October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2022 at testing centers located in the National Capital Region, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The Board of Medicine is headed by Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Chairman, and its members, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Dr. Martha O. Nucum, Dr. Efren C. Laxamana and Dr. Joanna V. Remo.

PLE October 2022 Related Results

PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in any of its administered licensure exam. Shown below is the complete list of October 2022 Physician board exam top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Justin Adriel Zent Gautier TogononUniversity of the Philippines – Manila89.00
2Francesca Marie Abu LagrosaUniversity of the Philippines – Manila88.75
3Karla Joyce Saavedra BadongPamantasa ng Lungsod ng Maynila88.00
4Kim Zapatos SiaUniversity of Santo Tomas87.67
5Gamaliel Pulpulaan GaligaoUniversity of the East Ramon Magsaysay Mem Medical Ctr87.58
Mark Arlo Hernandez SegundoWest Visayas State University – La Paz87.58
6Christian Joseph Barrion CruzadoFar Eastern University Med. Found.87.50
Sonny Cabahug RedulaCebu Institute of Medicine87.50
7Neill Steven Cainglet CachuelaUniversity of Santo Tomas87.42
Trisha Marie Ramos GalaponUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.42
8Anna Patricia Añonuevo BartolomeOur Lady of Fatima University – Valenzuela87.25
Christopher Tabora PilartaUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.25
Randy Franz Gubantes SelimSt. Luke’s Medical Center College of Med. – William H. Quasha Mem. Inc.87.25
Keith Alexius Kim WangkayUniversity of the East Ramon Magsaysay Mem Medical Ctr87.25
9Christian Jerell Salvacion CosmeUniversity of Santo Tomas87.17
10David Marco Abaya BildanUniversity of the East Ramon Magsaysay Mem Medical Ctr87.08
Mark Johnuel Matabilas DuavisUniversity of Cebu College of Medicine Found. Inc – Mandaue87.08
Christine Bernadette Orfano LoUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.08
Hannah Leian Herrera TanDavao Medical School Foundation87.08

Follow us at our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates.

Release of Result

As per PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021, the October 2022 PLE results will be released on or before November 9, 2022.

We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates on PLE results 2022.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be held on the following dates:

  • December 22 – 23, December 26 – 29, 2022 and January 2 – 5, 2023

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via and follow the steps in online registration. Here are the registration requirements:

  • Notice of Admission/NOA (for identification purposes only)
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Two (2) pieces of passport-sized ID photos in white background and with complete name tag
  • Two (2) sets of documentary stamp
  • One (1) piece short brown envelope

PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Verification of Rating

The verification of ratings and test results for the Physician licensure exams will be available online few working days after the posting of results.

Successful takers can refer to PRC official website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate.

As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name and last name and the birth-date.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

The newly licensed Physicians’ oath-taking ceremony will be done online, now referred to as the “e-oath.” The application system for the e-oath can be accessed online via PRC dedicated portal at and select “e-OATH” as a transaction.

Inductees are required to print the “OATH OF PROFESSIONAL” form that is downloadable at the PRC Online Services.

Meanwhile, PRC has started scheduling face-to-face oath-taking for newly licensed professionals. This section will be updated should PRC conduct face-to-face oathtaking for new PLE 2022 passers.

2022 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2022 Physician board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 6, 7, 13 & 14NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 6, 2021February 7, 2022
October 21, 22, 28 & 29NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 21, 2022September 21, 2022


For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:

To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Physician board exams for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

If you have comments/reactions about this article, feel free to share it at the comment section below.

2 comments… add one
  • Jhem Elmundo Nov 10, 2022 @ 3:32

    Congrats to our Doc Charity Joy E. Limpiado, dasurv ???? we love u so much ????❤️❤️❤️

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2022 @ 13:55

    Congratulations to Dr. Kerstin Sherish Maranguit Belarmino for passing the October 2022 Physicians Licensure Examination, praise God Heavenly Father for His merciful heart.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *