Academic Career

Department of Orthopedics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia,2004-2006

Residency in Orthopaedics at the faculty of medicine

Chief Orthopaedic resident, 2006 batch. Chief of all residents in the faculty of Medicine (2004-2006)

International fellowship on trauma 2008.,

American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons (AAOS). THR (total hip replacement) surgical skill, Chicago, USA. Flaps and reconstructive surgery course in University of California San Francisco, Arthroscopy training in Burbank, CA. Treatment of difficult fractures at SIGN fracture care International, Washington.

Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Ethiopia,

Degree Of Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate freshman programmes, Science Faculty, Addis Ababa University,1994-1995

Undergraduate Student

Complete undergraduate Natural Science package (University English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry) before joining medical school

Lecturer in Orthopaedics, Gondar University, Ethiopia,

Lectured basic orthopaedic surgical topics to medical students, Health officers.General practitioner in charge of Orthopaedic ward and surgical department


Recent Consultancy

Consultant,Evaluation of Health-Links in Ethiopia (UK-Ethiopia), THET,Ethiopia-2009

Reviewed and evaluated four of the seven UK-Ethiopian health links with a team of consultants after winning a consultancy post advertised by THET's (Tropical Health and Education Trust) head office in London. This includes evaluating the performances of the link in five medical schools in Ethiopia. The health related activities of this NGO include: All services related to HIV/ AIDS, Delivery & abortion services, Paediatric services, ICU and Operating room services, Library services, equipments donated and functioning. We have produced a large report book which is available at THET's website.

Consultant,Monitoring health indicators, Ethiopia,Ethiopia-in 2007

Reviewed Health Officers medical curriculum for the monitoring of health indicators in Ethiopia with the Ministry of Health, to advise the government on health policies. With the team, revised and evaluated the program for health officer's Emergency Surgery Training program, at the Ministry of Health, Ethiopia.

Consultant,Monitoring and evaluation of health-care financing, Ethiopia,Ethiopia-in 2002, 2008

Worked in data-collection team and drafted final report. Addressed and evaluated the weaving system, free health service- Pattern and the exemption policies of Ethiopia. We presented the findings to the Medical Association of ETHIOPIA

Consultant,Evaluating the efficiency of disability assessment, Health Insurance & Workers compensation System of Ethiopia,Ethiopia-2008-2009

Developing computer software that helps in physical disability evaluation and disability rating.

Professional Experience

Internship training,Gondar college of Medical Sciences,Gondar-1998-1999

Internship training

Surgeon,Gondar Army hospital and 34th regiment Field Hospital in 'Bademe' front during Ethio-Eriterian War,Gondar-1999-2000

Responsible for 5,000 wounded patients under Red Cross. Worked with the team handling the war-emergency conditions

General practitioner,Gondar army Hospital and Gondar College of Medical Sciences referral/teaching Hospital,Gondar-2000-2002

General practitioner

Regional Secretary,World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC),Ethiopia-2006- 2009

Responsible for monitoring fulfillment of WOC health goals in Ethiopia

Trainer,Ethio-Canadian surgical network,Ethiopia-2007-2009

Trainer of trainees in essential surgical skills (ESS). Provide regular basic international Surgical Skills training to beginner surgical students

Executive board member and share holder,Greenland Private College,Ethiopia-2008-2009

A private College that trains diploma students in five departments

Consultant and owner,Hldana Biruk private clinic,Ethiopia-2007- 2009

Provides basic medical services, treatment, laboratory investigations and minor Surgeries

HIV/AIDS Related Activities

Author,Wrote a chapter in a book titled "Practical manual for working with HIV/AIDS". Biruk Lambisso Wamisho ,Gondar University press and Ministry of Education-2001

Universal precautions in Operating room. In Practical Manual for working with HIV/AIDS

Trained,Addis Ababa University, JEPHIGO, WHO & CDC,Ethiopia-

Fully trained and certified to prescribe, administer, monitor and evaluate Anti-retroviral drugs and therapy (ART).

Educator,Kifle Ketemas,Addis Ababa, Ethiopia-

Regular educator of the public/ community in Kebele 11/12 Lafto sub-city and currently at Bole Sub-City Kebele 16

Referees List

Professor Nyengo C. Mkandawire

Head of Surgical Department

Department of Orthopedics

College of Medicine


(+265) 0888 204 485, (+265) 0888 838 199


Dr. Tessema Ersumo

Associate professor

Department of Surgery

Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa

(+251) 911 209 798


Dr. Woubalem Zewde

Head, Orthopaedic department

Orthopaedic department

Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa

(+251) 911 406 107


Dr. Jim Harrison

Medical Director

Cure International Hospital



Dr. K Juliet A. Bedford

Post-doctorial associate

Oxford University

Kuala Lumpur

(+6) 012 242 6614


Dr. Daniel Admasie

Associate professor

Department of Radiology

Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa

(+251) 911 229 890