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The Unit of General Surgery at Kigali University Teaching Hospital provides excellent care to patient with both emergent and non emergent general surgical conditions.
The General Surgery unit is organized in two teams:

1. Acute Care Surgery Team (A.C.S)

The ACS team is composed of a dedicated and qualified team that provides care to patients with both trauma and non trauma emergency surgical conditions. The ACS team is functional seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
The conditions we manage include but are not limited to blunt and penetrating abdominal and thoracic injuries, intra-abdmoninal infections, necrotizing soft tissue infection, bowel obstruction,…

2. Elective and Oncologic Surgery Unit:

This unit is run by a team of dedicated and qualified surgeons who provide care to patients with non emergent and surgical conditions. In addition to this, the team takes care of patient with Gastro-intestinal tract cancers.
The following are the procedures performed in the elective and oncologic surgery unit:

  1. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  2. Pediatrics Surgery
  3. General Surgery
  4. Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
  5. Urology
  6. Ophthalmology
  7. Neuro - Surgery
  8. Vascular Surgery
  9. Thoracic Surgery
  10. Oral &Maxillo
  11. Facial Surgery
  12. Ortho & Trauma
  13. Theatre Service
  14. Ambulatory Care Service
  15. Ward clerk Service

To enhance our services, surgical outreach activities have started in 2 provincial hospitals such as Hospital of Ruhengeri and Hospital of Kibungo.

The Department of Surgery at CHUK provides orthopedic, general and specialized surgical services to patients suffering from a wide range of high complex illnesses.

We’re constantly engaged in clinical research designed to come up with new strategies for diagnosis and treatment.

The Department of Surgery strives to provide premier clinical care to clients in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

We continually seek to educate patients, families and peers, while committing to advance the knowledge of the future leaders of our field.

Working hours

Outpatient: every day from 7: AM to 4: PM,

For Inpatient and Emergencies, the service is ensured 24/24

Head of Department and Our Specialists


Head of Department