The department is made up of the following sections:
• General surgery
• Cardiothoracic surgery
• ENT surgery
• Urology
• Orthopedic surgery
• Neurosurgery
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Endoscopy
• Dental surgery
• Ophthalmology / Eye clinic

There are specialized clinics for;
• Breast cancer screening – Mon – Fri 11am- 1pm
• ENT – Mon 9am- 12 noon
• Orthopedics – Mon 2- 5 pm, Tue 8am- 12noon
• Urology – Mon 9am- 12noon
• General surgery- Mon 2pm (general) then Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm in Private clinic
• Cardiothoracic clinic – on appointment in the private clinic

The department has 3 general wards; St. Elizabeth (female) capacity of 32 beds, St. Patrick (male) capacity of 22 beds, St. Theresa(children) capacity 24 beds and a private wing which is shared by other departments.

We are supported by a fully functioning 24 hours theater and high dependency unit.

DEPARTMENT STAFF

Sr. Dr. Gorreti Nassali

Consultant Surgeon M.B. Ch.B –  MUK MMED (Surgery)  –  MUK COSECSA Honorary lecturer – MKPGMS Head of Department, Oncology Trained at Makerere University, Kampala Qualifications: MB ChB, MMed (General Surgery) Membership to Profession

Dr. Lois Asiimwe

Surgical Oncologist St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya   Profile Dr Lois Asiimwe is a Specialist surgeon working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya She started her medical training with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Makerere University, the

Dr. Magezi Moses

Surgeon/Urologist Profile Dr Magezi Moses is a Surgeon/Urologist working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya He is a Fellow of the College of Surgeons Of East Central and Southern Africa, member of Association of Surgeons Of Uganda, Uganda Medical Association,

Dr. Kiweewa Ronald

Profile Kiweewa Ronald is a General Surgeon working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya He trained at Makerere University, Kampala for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate/Residency surgical training. He has additional training in Advanced Life Support from Wit

Dr. Clara Atieno Odhiambo

General Surgeon Profile Dr Clara Atieno Odhiambo is a General Surgeon and Endoscopist working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya She started her medical training with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Gulu University, then did a Masters of Medi

Dr. Nakyeyune J Marion Mubezi

General Surgeon Profile Nakyeyune J Marion Mubezi. is a general surgeon working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya She started her medical training at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) then (UMU) Mother Kevin Postgraduate Medical School She

Dr. Muwanguzi Peter

Orthopaedic Surgeon Profile Muwanguzi Peter is an Orthopaedic Surgeon working at St Francis Hospital Nsambya. He holds a Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery and a Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery from Makerere University College of Health Sciences.