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Medical Information

Organization and Capability

The best health care in Nigeria is available in private and nonprofit medical facilities. However, even these facilities typically fail to meet U.S. standards. The quality of government medical facilities is unacceptable by U.S. standards; however, the government is committed to resuscitating its health care through systematic funding and revitalization.

Medical Personnel

The quality of health care providers ranges from poor to fair. Most physicians and nurses do not meet U.S. standards of training. Recent graduates lack experience with modern equipment and sophisticated procedures.

Medical Material

Nigeria imports the majority of its pharmaceutical and medical supply needs, primarily from European sources. Medical materiel shortages have hindered medical practice, research, and training.

Blood Supply

The blood supply is not safe. Blood-banking services are unacceptable by U.S. standards.

Disaster and Emergency Response Capabilities

National disaster management is not effective or functional. The civilian sector’s disaster management capabilities are poor to nonexistent. The military provides crowd control during disasters but no systemic medical response. The military currently has no resources available for mass casualty response.

Embassy Panel Physicians:

Dr. Alexandra Anga
The Consultants Practice
The Children’s Practice
25 Raymond Njoku
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: 01-461-1941
Cell: 0706-585-9845, 0809-354-0899

Dr. Funmi Alakija
Q-Life Family Clinic
Plot 155A Prince Ade Odedina Street
Off Ajose Adegun,
Victoria Island Annexe
Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: 01-804-2000, 01-726-2840
Cell: 0702-770-4055

Emergency Medical Resources: 

Flying Doctors Nigeria (Air Ambulance)
TOCARO Emergency Medical Services, Lagos
Ambulance (Mobile Intensive Units)
Stabilizing services in preparation for Med-Evac

International SOS Assistance (Nigeria):

International SOS has been operating in Nigeria since 1996 in both the Port Harcourt and Warri areas. All Nigerian operations are managed from its head office in Port Harcourt from where it supports the clinic in Warri and doctors and medics working in remote locations dedicated to specific companies. The Port Harcourt office is in turn supported by regional SOS Offices and Alarm Centers in London, Paris and Geneva. Click for detailed information

Social Factors

Little opposition exists to Western medical practices; however, many people in the country continue to consult traditional healers because of the absence of adequate Western medicine. In Muslim-controlled areas, there is some resistance to women being treated by male physicians.

Medical Treatment/Evacuation Facilities

FCT Abuja


  • Abuja Clinic
    Dr. Patrick Onyechi
    Plot 1261, Amazon Street, Maitama
    Tel: 08037881591; 08036650436
  • National Hospital
    Professor B.B Shehu
    Chief Medical Director
    Plot 132, Central District
    Tel: 09-234-2688, 2348447, 234-2693
    0806-283-2204, 08070455551
  • DIFF Hospital
    Dr.  John Idahosa
    (Consultant Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Fertility Specialist)
    6, Udi Hills Close, Aso Drive, Abuja
    Tel: 0703 808 5358, 0803 787 9352, 08055917673 
  • Nisa Premier Hospital
    Nordica Fertility Centre
    Dr. Ibrahim Wada
    Plot 618, Alex Ekwueme Way, Jabi
  • Hillcrest Orthopedic Clinics
    Dr. Felix Ogedegbe
    19 Oron Street off Bumbuna Street
    off Nouakchott Street,
    Wuse Zone 1, Abuja
    Tel: 09-7809339/08082101861/08033027888
  • Limi Hospital
    Dr. A.V. Kehinde
    Peniel Eye Clinic & Surgery
    Plot 541, Behind ICPC/NDIC
    Central Area, Abuja
    Tel: 0802 834 1970, 0703 769 8872 
  • Niger Med Skin Clinic
    Dr. Mohammed
    Tel: 0803 3111979


  • Ideal Dental Services
    Dr. Francis Uche
    Basement Floor, Ceddi Plaza
    Plot 264, Tafawa Balewa Way
    Central Area, Abuja
    Telephone:  094611508, 08033206764; 07088495218


  • Peniel Eye Clinic and Surgery
    LIMI Hospital 
    Dr. A.V Kehinde
    Plot 541, Behind ICPC/NDIC
    Central Area, Abuja.
    0802 834 1970, 0703 769 8872
  • Florida Eye Clinic
    American Eye Consultants and Surgeons
    Dr. Stephen Ume
    Plot 432, Amma House,
    Yakubu Pam Street,
    Opposite National Hospital, Abuja
    Tel: 0803 323 3372, 0803 844 9400


  • Tonia Pharmacy
    Suite 2, Landmark Plaza
    IBB Way, Maitama - Abuja
    Tel: 0802 223 4401, 09-4136248, 09-7805774

Adamawa State

Gal Bose Hospital
22, Atiku Abubakar Way
Jimeta – yola

Bauchi State

Steyr Nigeria clinic Ltd
Dr Ajibola (Doctor in Charge)
Fritz Felsinger Road,
Industrial Estate
Bauchi State.
077-543-241, 077-542-524,
077-542-204, 077-542-491,

Nimma Consultants clinic Ltd
Airport Road, GRA

Benue State

Madonna Hospital
New Bridge Rd,
Behind Union Bank-Makurdi
Queens Clinic
16, Railway close
044-533-365, 044-531-370

Borno State

Zaman Clinic
74 Kukawa Road
076-231-423, 076-233-964

Kanem Hospital & Maternity
Lamisula Junction

Delta State

IEC (Industrial Emergency Clinic) Onne
Prodeco Onne Camp
Onne Road
Onne, Nigeria
Clinic Tel: 0803-408-5715 (emergencies only)
Clinic Fax: 0803-740-1949
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

International Medical Clinic Warri Ltd
Bungalow A13
#2 Chief Edewor Estate
Warri, Nigeria
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

Gombe State

Doma Hospital
5, Commercial Area

Kaduna State

Saint Gerard’s Hospital
City: Kaduna
Type: Private missionary
Coordinates: 10-28-06N 007-25-10E
Bed capacity: 100
Capabilities: General medical and surgical.
Ancillary services: Laboratory, x-ray.
Comment: Some semiprivate rooms with toilet facilities. Partial air conditioning. Screens on windows. Clean facility.

Tim Unity Hospital & Maternity
BZ5, Sadauna Crescent, Kaduna

Annakitch Medical Centre

Salama Clinic
2, Kwangilla junction,
Sokoto Road
069-335-027, 0803-701-3203

Mends Hospital and Aviation center
5 Abakiari Close

Sefa Specialist Hospital
No.5 College Road

Oxford Hospital Incorporated
No.38 Airforce Samaru Road
Off Makiara Road. kaduna

Kano/Jugawa State

Premier clinic
81st Avenue Off Court Rroad
Gyadi Gyadi, Kano

Akkord Clinic
No.2 Lamido Street

Doctors Clinic
Dr Guruswami Sanju
Umaru Babura Road
Bompai Kano

Lafiya Surgery
52, Aitken Road, Sabon Gari,
064-634868, 064-630-373,

Kogi State

Niger Hospital
12B Ibrahim Babangida Way,

Kwara State

Olanrewaju Hospital
5, Oro-Ayo close, Sabo Oke
031-223-578, 031-223-548

Olalomi Hospital
Stadium Road, (Now Del Abubakar Road)
031-801132, 031-801-090


Dr. Yemi Johnson
First Cardiology Consultant
20A Thompson Avenue
0807-900-0100; 0809-510-0000;
0803-525-0205; 0803 -525-0205
01-740-6284, 01-740-6285

Dr. Alexandra Anga
The Consultants Practice
The Children’s Practice
25 Raymond Njoku
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
0706-585-9845, 0809-354-0899

Dr. Milterd (for Dr. Kunle Hassan)
Eye Foundation
20, Idowu Taylor Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
0702-819-4218 (office)

Dr. Bode Karounwi
Schubbs Dental Clinics
22B, Milverton Road,
Ikoyi, Lagos

Dr. K.A. Omotosho
Kamorras Specialist Clinics
238A, Muri Okunola st
Victoria Island, Lagos

Dr. Faye Iketubosin
St. George’s Memorial Hospital
6, Rasheed Alaba Williams St. Off Admiralty way
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
01-271-8727; 01-271-5320

Dr. Ebun Bamgbose
St. Nicholas
57, Campbell St., Lagos Island
0803-525-1295, 0802-290-8484,
01-271-5466, 01-271-8691&3.

Mrs. Laide Johnson
Johnson Gibbs & Co Ltd (The Physiotherapist)
Lekki Past/Near the 2nd roundabout.
Victoria Island Clinic: 22, Sehu Musa Yar’Adua street
By Kofo Abayomi Street
Victoria Island, Lagos

Dr. Fatade
276A, Kofo Abayomi Crescent
Victoria Island, Lagos

Dr. Onabowale
Reddington Hospital
12 Idowu Martins Street, (next to Mega Plaza)
Victoria Island, Lagos.
01-271-5341, 01-271-5342, 01-271-5343

Dr. Oluyemisi Odubayo
1E Ligali Ayorinde Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
01-444-8108/9, 01-270-0354/5

Dr. Pierre Bentresque
International SOS Clinic Lagos
IMC Clinic - Lagos
23A Temple Road
Ikoyi Lagos 
01-462-5600, 01-461-7710,
01-461-3608, 01-461-3609, 01-775-6080

Dr. Onakoya
Medical Director
Lagoon Hospital
8 Marine Road off Liverpool Road
Apapa, Lagos
0803-402-0277, 01-870-7011, 01-628-3812-4;

Lagoon Hospital (Victoria Island Clinic)
11A, Oladejo Street, Off Adeola Odeku Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos 
01-461-7073 Ext. 0, 01-461-7071,
0702-689-2368, 0702-917-5496

Dr. Awoyemi
Island Chiropractic Clinic
8, Idowu Martins Street
Victoria Island, Lagos.

Dr. Amy Tamore
Smile 360 16B, Madueke Street
Off Raymond Njoku Street
Off Awolowo Road
Ikoyi, Lagos

Dr. Baki
Herzliya Medical Centre in Nigeria (HMCN)
7B, Etim Inyang Crescent
Victorial Island, Lagos

Dr. Ngozi Onyia
Paelon Memorial Clinic
22, Musa Yaradua Street
Off Kofo Abayomi Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
Emergencies: 0819-143-2840;

Dr. Alakija
Q-Life Clinic
Plot 155 Prince Ade Odedina street, VI annex
Victoria Island, Lagos
01-804-2000 (Front Desk)

D&TEC Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy Centre
8 Ikoyi Club 1938 Road
Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria
01-280-5743, 01-629-0026
0819-152-6592, 0819-152-6842

Dr. Emmanuel C. Anekwe/Dr. Aderemi Oladapo-Sanu
KidneySolutions - Kidney Disease and Dialysis Center
3, Tunde Gafar Close, Off Adeniyi Jones
Near Aromire junction
Ikeja, Lagos
08034853935, 08178660537, 08115707684

Nasarawa State

Sauki hospital
51, Shendam Road
Sadiku Hospital
16/18, Wahab Folawiyo Road, Ilorin

Niger State

Susan Memorial Clinic
Uphill-Suleja Opposite Old NTA GP

Bay Specialist Hospital
33, Bay Clinic Road, Minna
066-222-299, 066-223-299,

Plateau State

Dr (Mrs.) K. N Malu
Adoosa Specialist Center
25 Ibrahim Dasuki Street
Jos-Plateau State
Tel: 073-458-691

Prof Alfred Ikeme
Foundation Medical Centre
Rantya - Gel

New Crescent Hospital
23, New Zaria Terrace, Jos

Chilas specialist Hospital
20 Zaria Bye Pass Jos
073-610-663, 073-465-774

Rivers State

Service Medical International Ltd
Intel Camp
Km 12 Aba/ PHC Expressway
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
084-611-436, 084-611-437, 084-611-623
084-611-436, 084-611-437, 084-611-623
Radio Frequency VHF 148.880

Sokoto State

46, Abdullahi Fodio Road

Taraba State

Abdul Medical Centre
5, Donga Street, Jalingo

Zamfara State

Daura Hospital

Poly Hospital & Maternity Homes

Last updated: March 20, 2015