AAU Surgery Neurosurgery Orthopedics and Physiotherapy

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AAU Surgery Neurosurgery Orthopedics and Physiotherapy

AAU Surgery Neurosurgery Orthopedics and Physiotherapy – Check Below:
At about 36 years of age, the Addis Ababa University department of surgery is one of the pioneers of higher education in Ethiopia. It started the first postgraduate training in 1980.The first three qualified surgeons to graduate from the department were:

  1. Adem Ali
  2. GirmaMelaku
  3. Mesfin Minas 

Since then, over 250 Surgeons have graduated from the department.Currently, there are a total of 170 surgical residents attending the postgraduate program in 7different government and private hospitals in Addis Ababa
 
Faculty
The current department head is Dr. DerejeGulilat, Assoc. professor of surgery, who graduated from the department in 1991 and also served as the Dean of school of medicine.
There are 5 specialty units and 1 sub-specialty unit within the department. The department has a total of around 71 staff members made up of 4 Professors, 9 Assoc. professors, 31 Assist. Professors and 26 lecturers distributed in the various specialty and sub-specialty units. The following are the unit departments with their respective unit heads:

  1. GI Surgery:- Prof. TessemaErsumo
  2. Cardiothoracic Surgery:- Dr. BirhanuNega
  3. Neurosurgery:- Dr. HagosBiluts
  4. Pediatrics Surgery:- Dr. AmezeneTadesse
  5. Urology Surgery:- Dr. MulatTaye
  6. Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery: Dr. YohannesDemissie

Main office
College of Health Science compound
TikurAnbessa Hospital
School of medicine building 4th floor
Lideta sub-city Addis Ababa
E-mail address: surgery.som@aau.edu.et
Phone number: +251115152753
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