The Department of Internal Medicine has 5 Senior Physicians as full time staff members and two part time Physicians. Units under the Department include:

  • St Gonzaga -male ward with 28 beds
  • St Anne- female ward with 19 beds
  • High Dependency Unit with 2 beds housed in St Gonzaga ward
  • OLF Private ward has a capacity of 18 beds inclusive of male and female patients
  • Medical out patients
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Medicine

Specialized clinics include:

  • General medicine
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology with ECG and ECHO services
  • Diabetes mellitus/Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology/Endoscopy

Mother Kevin Postgraduate Medical School admits 5 Residents per year and these participate in all Departmental programs both academic and service f delivery.

Upcoming Services

In the next 3 months, new services will be added to the Department;

  • ICU with 10 bed capacity and equipped with sate of the art equipment and competent staff
  • Dialysis unit with 4 beds will handle patients with renal failure

The Department is well supported by the Laboratory and Radiology services for accurate and timely diagnosis of our patients.


Dr. Edward Ddumba

Dr Edward Ddumba, MBCHB, MMED, ADHSM, PDBM, PGD Neurology Personal Profile: Senior Consultant Physician/ Neurologist.Previously Head of Department of Internal Medicine at Mulago National Referral Hospital.  Member of the Teaching Staff of the Department