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10, Ethiopia
10 Hackettstown Oromia 07840 ET
Hospital type

Black Lion is a very large referral hospital and sees approximately 370,000- 400,000 patients a year but the exact number is not known. The emergency department sees around 80,000 patients a year. The hospital have 800 beds, with 169 specialists, 65 non-teaching doctors. It got eight major operating theatre rooms. The hospital is the largest teaching hospital for Addis Ababa University, School of Medicine in Ethiopia.

Number of Beds
Additional Comments

Black Lion Specialized Hospital is affiliated with the Addis Ababa University’s School of Medicine. It is the training centre for fellows, postgraduate undergraduate, medical students, dentists, nurses, Radiographers and laboratory technicians. There are about 25 fellows, 500 Residents, 1396 medical students and 99 Interns.

Specialties required

Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, anaesthesiology, Laparoscopic surgeons, Urologists.


The hospital is located within a reasonably short distance from the main airport at Addis Ababa. Visitors can be met at the airport by arrangement with the hospital.


Housing is available in a wide variety of pricing and luxury. On site housing is also available. Approximate costs range from $30 to $250 per day.

Length of stay

Depending on visitor.

Visa Requirements

A business visa is required and more information is available at:

Other Information

Email Dr. Milliard Derbew or Dr. Abebe Bekele

Name of contact
Dr. Miliard Derbew, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Associate Professor of Surgery
Black Lion photo.JPG 4 years ago
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