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
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
Swene B MBChB (UZ), FCS (ECSA) Specialist Orthopaedics HOD & Consultant
Mr. C. Msasanure MBChB, FCS Ortho (COSECSA), Specialist Orthopaedics & Consultant
G Matindi MCh(ORTHO),MBChB, BSc Specialist Orthopaedic & Consultant
Mr. C Kujoka MBchB (UZ), FCS Ortho (ECSA) Specialist Orthopaedic & Consultant
The department has three firms and is headed by Mr. B. Swene The three firms are:Mr B. Swene/C. Msasanure,Mr. Matindi and Mr. C Kukoka. Orthopaedic firms run each an OPD clinic and an effective theater list 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.
Outpatients Department (OPD)
Orthopaedic clinic days are on Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings which are essentially fracture clinics although a small proportion of the patients are non-trauma orthopaedics
Club Foot Clinic
The Foot Club Clinic is run each Wednesday morning. The elective theater lists are done on Mondays and Fridays while ward rounds are done throughout the week.
The department assists in 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 training of student nurses.
Wards-Ellis Ward, Eaton and Pettigew Ward female.
We also train Post Graduate orthopaedics to Registrars in the department
Dr. T. Mushawarima MBChB, FCS (ECSA) Specialist Urology & Consultant
Clinic days are on Thursdays at Outpatients Department (OPD). Elective cases are operated on Mondays
Dr. O. Malemane MBChB (UZ) Mmed Ophthalmology (UZ) Specialist Opthalmologist & Consultant
Dr T. Sibanda MD (Russia) FRCOPSA (CMSA) Consultant
The department of Ophthalmogy at United Bulawayo Hospitals is located at Richard Morris Hospital .It is a central referral Hospital for eye care services that caters for eye services for the entire Southern part of Zimbabwe. Bulawayo Metropolitan, 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, senior registrors and ophthalmic medical officers.
Inpatient :two (2) admitting wards.
Outpatient:Eye clinic runs from Monday to Friday.Holidays and weekends are reserved for emegerncies.
Eye operation:Most anterior segment surgeries which include
-Anterior segment laser
Refraction :We offer optical services to patients who need spectacles .This is currently manned by Council for the Blind Zimbabwe.We offer refraction services in partnership with ZCFB.
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.