Department of Surgery
Dr. M. Magara MBChB (UZ) FCS Specialist Surgery & Consultant
Dr. B. Gwanda MBChB (UZ) Specialist Surgery & Consultant
Dr. T. Mukosera MBChB (UZ), FCS (ECSA) Specialist Surgeon & Consultant
Dr. KN Lenge MD Specialist Anaesthetics HOD & Consultant
There are two firms admitting in Grey, Pettigrew, Eaton (Paediatrics) wards. Stable patients are transferred to BMB
Tuesdays- Elective cases.
Thursdays- Emergency cases are operated as they come depending on their condition.
Monday to Friday- Patients have to be booked in Room 4 before they can be seen by specialists
Wards Rounds are done every day including Saturdays
UBH is currently training doctors to become surgical specialists and also hosts junior doctors from UZ for their internship
Mr. C. Msasanure MBChB, FCS Ortho (COSECSA), Orthopaedics HOD & Consultant
G Matindi MCh(ORTHO),MBChB, BSc Specialist Orthopaedic & Consultant
Swene B MBChB (UZ), FCS (ECSA) Specialist Orthopaedic & Consultant
The department has two firms and is headed by Mr. Collen Msasanure. The two Orthopaedic firms run each an OPD Clinic and an elective theatre list once per week. One of the firms additionally run a Club Foot Clinic which uses the Ponseti method to treat Club Foot under the Bulawayo Club Foot Project. The Department is most of the time, overwhelmed by trauma patients due to the increasing number of road traffic accidents. It serves the southern half of Zimbabwe.
Orthopaedic clinic days -Outpatients Department (OPD)
Tuesday and Thursday mornings which are essentially fracture Clinics although a small proportion of the patients are non-trauma Orthopaedics.
The Club Foot Clinic is run each Wednesday morning
The elective theatre lists are done on Mondays and Fridays.
Ward rounds are routinely done throughout the week.
The Department assists in the training of newly qualified housemen who are attached to each firm for 6 weeks at a time and also assists the local nursing school in the training of student nurses.
Wards– Ellis Ward, Eaton and Pettigrew female ward
Dr. T. Mushawarima MBChB, FCS (ECSA) Specialist Urology & Consultant
Clinic days-Thursdays at Outpatients Department (OPD).
We operate elective cases on Mondays.
Dr. O. Malemane MBChB (UZ) Mmed Ophthalmology (UZ) Specialist Opthalmologist & Consultant
The Department of Ophthalmology at United Bulawayo Hospitals is located at Richard Morris Hospital. It is a central referral Hospital for eye care services that caters for eye care services for the entire Southern part of Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Urban, Matebeleland North and South, Midlands and Masvingo Provinces. It is a training Centre for both Doctors and nurses who are interested to specialize in eye work. The department has a staff complement of 2 consultants
Inpatient: There are 2 wards for male and female patients
Outpatient: Eye Clinic runs from Monday to Friday. No services are offered on weekends and Public Holidays.
Eye Operation: We provide all types of eye operations
Refraction: We offer optical services to patients who need spectacles. This service is currently manned by Council for the Blind Zimbabwe.
Outreach Services: This service is offered in collaboration with Council for the Blind. Eye Specialists go for mobile services in District Hospitals and Mission Hospitals where they treat eye diseases and operate on patients requiring surgery.