Directorates

Various Directorates of the Hospital

Directorate of Surgery

Prof. Kofi Christian Gyasi-Sarpong

Head of Directorate

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Directorate of Surgery is one the Clinical Directorates of the Hospital.  It is mandated to undertake the following services:

  • Provision of specialist surgery care
  • Training undergraduate medical student and postgraduates in surgery
  • Conducting research

The Directorate is also accredited by the Ghana and West Africa Postgraduate Medical Colleges and the Ghana Postgraduate Nursing College for the training of resident doctors (both Membership and Fellowship) and nurses in surgery.

Vision of the Directorate

To provide the best patient – friendly surgical acre comparable to any international standard in line with the vision of the hospital “to become a medical centre of excellence”.

Mission of the Directorate

To provide the best quality surgical care through skills and capacity improvement of all our health personnel.

 

STRUCTURE AND ORGANOGRAM OF THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

The Directorate is managed by a 6-member Management Team comprising the Head, Lead Clinician, Nurse Manager, Pharmacy Manager, Business Manager and the Accountant.

 Our specialties include

  • General Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Genito Urinary Surgery
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

 

Other Units

  • Breast Care Centre
  • Main Theatre
  • Pharmacy
  • Administration/Accounts
  • BICU (Burns Intensive Care Unit)
  • Endoscopy and Ultra sound Unit

The Directorate runs specialist services at CR 9.

Special Diagnostic Services

  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy

MEETINGS

Directorate meetings are held on Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 8am – 9.30am to take stock of activities and plan ahead. In addition to this, special meetings are organized as and when it is necessary.

 

HUMAN RESOURCE SITUATION

CATEGORY OF STAFF

NUMBER

Consultants

7

Hon. Senior Specialist

2

Senior Specialists

11

Specialists

32

Senior Medical Officers

4

Residents from other hospitals

6

Medical Officers

13

House Officers

29

Dep. Dir. Nursing Services

3

Prin. Nursing Officers

11

Prin. Midwife

2

Senior Nursing Officers

40

Staff Nurses

39

Senior Staff Nurses

57

Nursing Officers

16

Enrolled Nurses

52

Senior Enrolled Nurses

6

Principal Health Care Assistants

17

Superintend Health Care Assistant

3

Senior Health Care Assistant

12

Hospital Orderlies

1

Health Services Administrator

1

Administrative  Manager

1

Accountant

1

Financial Officer

1

Accounts Officers

3

Dep. Dir Pharm Services

1

Principal Pharmacist

4

Senior Pharmacist

1

Pharmacy Technicians

4

Records Staff

8

Library Assistant

1

Hospital Orderlies

4

            TOTAL = 394

 

COLLABORATIONS

The Directorate currently has active collaborations with the following partners in the areas of research and service:

  • The Directorate is working with the following institutions:
  • Children Surgery International in cleft lips and palate
  • International Volunteers in Urology (IVUmed) on Hypospadias hermaphrodites etc
  • Interplast Education Team (USA)
  • RESTORE California USA
  • Belgium Halst Cardiovascular Institute
  • China (Guandong Cardiovascular Institute) Adult and Pediatric Open Heart Surgeries and pacemaker Implantation
  • Boston Children’s Hospital USA (Harvard University)-Open Heart Surgeries
  • Cardio-start International  ( USA), Adult Open Heart Surgery and Pacemaker Implantation
  • KATH Surgical Directorate Breast Care Centre and Henry Ford Health Systems
  • KATH Surgical Directorate and Klinikum Rechts Dar Isar. University of Munich, Germany

 

 

CONTACT US

HOD’s Office: 03220-22301 EXT 1043

E-mail: surgerykathsms@gmail.com

 

Office

Officer

Phone

Email

Head of Directorate

Prof  Kofi Christian Gyasi-Sarpong

0244376794

 

gaysek@yahoo.com

Lead Clinician

Dr  Charles Dally

0206372356

dallykc@yahoo.com

Nurse Manager

Ms Juliana Osei-Poku

0208170841

Julie.ospoku@gmail.com

Pharmacy Manager

Mr Lawrence Oppong-Anokye

0244668065

Lo.anokye@yahoo.com

Business Manager

Joseph Kwasi Brenyah

0206662866

bresjosaf@gmail.com

Accountant

Joseph Adjei-Tabi

0244889983

ubaby45@gmail.com

Administrative Manager

Gilbert Aseyoro

0202912357

gilbertaseyoro@gmail.com

Finance Officer

 

Fuseina Abubakar Iddissah

0242971111

queenqueennatus@yahoo.com

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