Department of Surgery

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 Welcome to the Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. Surgical care in this facility is as old as the hospital, however, the Department of Surgery as it is known today was created following the conversion of the healthcare facility from the status of General Hospital to Federal Medical Centre by the Federal Ministry of Health in 1998.

The Department of Surgery at federal Medical Centre Asaba has evolved from the days of humble beginning with only one full time Surgeon and a visiting part-time Surgeon to a more robust department with full complement of subspecialties 

Presently, the Department is blessed with seasoned and passionate specialist surgeons, enthusiastic resident doctors and compassionate nurses.

The following surgical specialties are readily available 

  1. Cardiothoracic Surgery
  2. General Surgery  
  3. Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgery 
  4. Otorhinolaryngology(Ear, Nose & Throat surgery) 
  5. Paediatric Surgery 
  6. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 
  7. Neurosurgery
  8. Urology

Each of these Surgical specialties carries out a wide spectrum of surgeries ranging from simple procedures to the most complex of surgeries as may be required by individual patients pathological conditions


Nurturing tomorrow’s Surgeons and restoring good health.


A center for exceptional individualized comprehensive Surgical care of the highest possible quality and ethical standard that will inspire confidence and hope in our patients and leave long lasting positive impact on their lives.  


  1. The Department of Surgery Federal Medical Center Asaba recognizes the sacredness of good health in the lives of every person, and we are guided by our commitment to excellence in surgical care .
  2. To inspire hope in our patients and relatives by providing the best care through integrated surgical practice. 
  3. Training :- Ensuring excellence in health services education 
  4. Research:- Fostering a culture of exemplary surgical health sciences research 
  5. Professional Growth :-With our belief in the inherent dignity and worth of every individual, we are fostering a culture of inclusion, equity, respect, and undeniable opportunity for personal and collective professional growth of all our staff.