UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL OF BUTARE(CHUB)
Quality health care, Training and Research

Department of Surgery

1.1. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION.

The department of surgery at CHUB is made of Five Functional Units: General surgery, orthopaedic surgery, ENT, Oro-maxillo-facial surgery and Ophthalmology.

All these Units have Outpatient Clinics, in patients Wards and Operating Theatres.

Surgery department has Consultants in General surgery, Consultants in Orthopaedic surgery, Consultants in Stomatology, Consultants in ENT surgery and Consultants in Ophthalmology. 

The department has also General Practitioners, Dental therapists, ophthalmic clinical officers and Registered Nurses.

The coordination of all activities of the department is done by the Head of and the Patron.

 

1.2. MISSION OF SURGERY DEPARTMENT.

The mission of the department is to strive to be a centre of excellence in surgical service delivery, medical education and research in the Southern Province and beyond.

We seek to be sensitive to the needs of our patients and their families during the course of offering surgical services.

 

1.3. OBJECTIVES OF SURGERY DEPARTMENT.

1.      Patient first in whatever we do.

2.      Compassion for our patients

3.      Teamwork helps us to achieve our mission.

4.      Customer care for our patients

5.      Integrity; transparency, honesty and sincerity governs our code of conduct.

6.      Excellence; we never stop learning and working to improve our skills

7.      Ownership of the departmental targets.

1.4. MAIN ACTIVITIES

 

         Out patients’ clinics: Out patients’ consultations, Minor surgery and Plaster clinics

         Pre-operative management

         Theatres activities

         Post-operative management

         In patients consults (Ward rounds) 

         Special investigations (ENT, Ophthalmology)

         Ophthalmology Center of Excellence

         Training and supervision of Referral and District Hospitals in CHUB catchment areas

         Community based activities (Outreaches)

         Researches

 

 

Head of Department

Dr MPATSWENUMUGABO Jean Bosco

Tel0788 575 967

 

 

 

 

 

Matron of Deprtment

TUYIZERE UWAYEZU Innocent

Tel 0783 139 584