Surgical Services

General Surgery
International Hospital Kampala is committed to delivering the best medical care in the field of General Surgery through its team of highly experienced specialists, nursing and paramedical staff combined with high end technology. The range of surgeries vary from routine procedures such as appendectomy and vasectomy, to more complicated operations.

The hospital has 4 fully equipped theatres supported by central piped gas and suction and a fully functional CSSD Unit with a Steridium 600 Litre autoclave. 2 c

Minimally Invasive Surgery
IHK was the pioneer hospital in Uganda with laparoscopic surgery and has a dedicated theatre for endoscopic procedures. IHK uses high end Karl-Storz equipment for laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic appendectomy, cholecystectomy, stent placement as well as diagnostic and gynaecological laparoscopy.

Orthopaedic Surgery
IHK works with a team of 5 highly skilled orthopaedic surgeons including trauma and spinal surgeons. Clinics run 5 days a week at the hospital and specialists are seen on appointment. Orthopaedic surgeries are backed up by a dedicated operation theatre with a C-arm and procedures performed include: Trauma surgery, joint (knee and hip) replacements, spinal surgery, and arthroscopic surgery among others.

IHK is equipped with state of the art operating facilities (including an operating microscope) to support complex neurosurgery operations supported by advanced neurosurgical diagnostics including a 40-slice Phillips Brilliance CT scan with automatic injector. A team of highly trained and qualified neurosurgeons provide neurosurgical cover and 3 neurosurgical clinics run every week in the dedicated Specialists Centre.

Other surgical specialities include Otorhinolaryngology (ENT); Neurosurgery; Cardiothoracic surgery; Urology (including endoscopic urology); plastic and reconstructive surgery and Paediatric surgery.


Our Location

Plot 4686 St Barnabas Road, Kisugu - Namuwongo.
P.O.Box 8177 Kampala, Uganda


Tel: +256 312 200 400. Mail:
Emergency Ambulance Lines
+256 772 200 400 / +256 712 200 400


Uganda’s only COHSASA accredited hospital