The Specialties Provided

The various specialties offered by LUTH Initiatives Private wing services include the following:

  • General Surgery
  • General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. It also deals with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias. Our Specialist well trained in this respect to handle any case.

  • Anaesthesia
  • Our team of 7 consultant anaesthesiologists provide a wide range of specialist care ranging from pain management, paediatric, cardiothoracic and neuroanaesthesia.

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Our team of 3 surgeons provide a wide range of services include pacemaker insertion, closed heart procedures, oesophageal replacement e.t.c. Plans are underway to provide open heart surgery in the near future.

  • Neurosurgery
  • Boasting one of the oldest Neurosurgical units in the country, our team consists of 3 surgeons with impressive resumes. Services offered range from Brain tumour surgery, spinal fixation, endoscopic and microscopic procedures are also available.

  • Oncology
  • We have one of the few Linear accelarators available in the country. This allows our patients benefit from modern radiotherapy for treatment of cancers and other tumours greatly reducing the side effects experienced by the patient.

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  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • LUTH boasts of the first assisted fertility success in Nigeria, since then the hospital has continued to provide a wide range of services for women including routine antenatal & delivery services, laparoscopic interventions, Fibroid surgery e.t.c. There are private delivery suites available for women in labour as well as continuous monitoring of the fetus and mother via a Cardiotocograph machine.

  • Radiology
  • Our radiology unit hosts most of the modern imaging tools required to arrive at conclusive diagnosis in the care of patients including a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine, A CT scanner, several Ultrasound machines capable of performing Echocardiograms, doppler & duplex studies. We also have a team of very experienced radiologists who are able to discern between the shadows and come up with reliable diagnosis.

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  • Cardiology
  • We have specialists in the field of cardiology dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatology is a branch of medicine which focuses on conditions of the skin, along with sweat glands, hair, and other related body parts. The skin is a very important body organ, and a wide range of conditions can involve the health of the skin. There are numerous branches of dermatology, from cosmetic dermatology which focuses on elective procedures to immunodermatology, the study of conditions of the skin caused by immune system problems. People may receive referrals to a specialist in dermatology for skin problems which clearly require the attention of someone with special training; many people visit a dermatologist at some point in their lives for things ranging from dry skin to pre-cancerous moles.

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology is a specialty of medicine; some would say a sub-specialty of internal medicine, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Endocrinology covers such human functions as the coordination of metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Endocrinology also focuses on the endocrine glands and tissues that secrete hormones.
    Endocrinologists are a specially trained Doctors Endocrinologists diagnose diseases that affect your glands. They know how to treat conditions that are often complex and involve many systems within your body. They take care of many conditions including: diabetes; thyroid diseases; metabolic disorders; over- or underproduction of hormones; menopause, osteoporosis; hypertension; cholesterol (lipid) disorders; infertility; lack of growth (short stature) and cancers of the endocrine glands.

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology (or gastrology) is a wide and specialized field of medicine concerned with the digestive system. Gastroenterologists study, diagnose, treat, and manage conditions of the stomach, intestines, esophagus, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.
    Our Gastroenterology Specialists see patients most often for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GeRD), GI cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatitis, cirrhosis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colitis, Crohn's disease, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Symptoms of diseases that are caused by digestive problems include constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartburn, indigestion, rectal bleeding, weight loss, and abdominal pain

  • Haematology
  • Hematology (or haematology) is the field of medicine involved in the study of the blood. Blood is composed of particles, proteins, and fluids that are made in the lymphatic organs and bone marrow. Patients are normally under a hematologist's care via referral from a primary caregiver or hospital buth in LUTH Initiatives, we have it in one place giving you access to all specialist care. A hematologist is called in when symptoms or tests indicate anemia, blood clotting disease, blood count irregularities, or platelet irregularities. To diagnose diseases, hematologists perform intense analysis of the blood, blood cells, and bone marrow cells.

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  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Maxillofacial is the area of surgery that deals with problems of the face, head, neck, jaw and sinuses. Maxillofacial surgeons are typically trained in oral surgery as well, so some surgeons are referred to as Oral & Maxillofacial specialists. A maxillofacial surgeon may remove severely impacted wisdom teeth, address facial pain, or fix overbites and jaw deformities. Typically, training for maxillofacial surgery includes reconstructive surgery, so that the surgeon can rebuild areas of the face which are in need of it.

  • Neurology
  • Neurology is the medical specialty which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain and nervous system. Neurologists treat stroke patients, as well as patients with epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and hundreds of other neurological issues, some of which are acute, others of which may be ongoing, or chronic. In recent years, research has advanced understanding of the brain's fundamental mechanisms. With this new understanding, our neurologists are finding new treatments and, ultimately, cures for many neurological diseases, which are among the most destructive and costly public health problems in Nigeria.

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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics is a medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. The specialty of Orthopaedic surgery is devoted to the care for all ages, from newborns with birth defects through to senior citizens with arthritis and fractures. Sports injuries are also an important part of Orthopaedic surgery.

  • Orthorhinolaryngology - ENT
  • Orthorhinolaryngology or ENT is a specialized branch of medical practice dealing with conditions that affect the ears, nose, throat, sinuses, head, neck and face. Our orthorhinolaryngology specialists see patients with disorders of the ears, nose, or throat and may follow patients with problems in these areas or offer surgical solutions to present issues. Many people also see our ENT for procedures like tonsil and adenoid removal, draining the sinuses, or inserting ear tubes.

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  • Plastic Surgery
  • This is the surgical specialty or procedure concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the form, function, and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen. It encompasses both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Plastic surgery is a special type of surgery that can involve both a person's appearance and ability to function. Plastic surgeons strive to improve patients' appearance and self-image through both reconstructive and cosmetic procedures.

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Our team of Paediatric surgeons are some of the most experienced in the country with wide ranging experience in most conditions affecting children requiring surgery e.g Intussuception, tracheo-oesophageal fistulas, Hypospadias, posterior urethral valves e.t.c.

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  • Paediatrics - All Specialties
  • Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The age limit of such patients ranges from birth to 18 years of age. Pediatrics differs from adult medicine in many respects. The obvious body size differences are paralleled by maturational changes. The smaller body of an infant or neonate is substantially different physiologically from that of an adult. Congenital defects, genetic variance, and developmental issues are of greater concern to pediatricians than they often are to adult physicians.

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry is a part of medical sciences, which deals with studies and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Psychiatrists are trained both to recognise and treat the effects of emotional disturbance on the body as a whole, as well as the effects of physical conditions on the mind. This is particularly important, as many emotional disturbances affect various parts of the body and physical illnesses can certainly affect the mind. Because of their extensive medical and psychiatric training, psychiatrists are able to view illness in a particularly integrated and holistic way.

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    Services Overview

    LUTH Private Wing offers a full range of services for you and your family. From Dental care and Obstetrics to cardiac and emergency care, we have commited to excellence in patient care to the families we serve.

    Contact Us

    LUTH Initiatives Limited - Private Wing (Accident and Emergency Spillover Unit and Ward E8)

    Address: Rooms 1 and 2, Health Manpower Resource Centre, LUTH Premises, Idi-Araba, Lagos.
    Telephone: 01-733-9415; 01-844-7086