The department occupies the main four (4) storey medical block. Being a Sub BMC, the department has other units hooked onto it namely, Chest unit, Central Outpatient Department, Surgical Medical Emergency unit, Fevers Unit, Addictive Disease Unit and Renal Dialysis Unit.
The Sub-BMC is managed by a team that comprises the Head of the Sub BMC, an Administrator, an Accountant, Deputy Director Of Nursing Service DDNS, a Pharmacist and an Engineer.
Korle Bu administration closely work with the University of Ghana Medical School in the administration of the department of Medicine, especially with regards to training and examination of Medical and Nursing Students both local and foreign as well as postgraduate training.
Professor S.R.A. Doku was the first Head of the department. Since then, the department has had many prominent and illustrious heads who largely contributed to the expansion of the department by providing clinical care for adult patients in various areas such as below:-
Our Treatment and Services
The department provides Specialist consultancy and services for referred medical cases to all categories of persons regardless of age and nationality in the areas of;
The works of this unit is complemented by the use of current Technology electrophysiology.This includes a
Most of the TB cases come with various conditions which are:
Addictive Disease Unit (Add)
Daily clinic from Monday – Thursday
|Surgical Medical Emergency Unit
Is a non trauma emergency admission unit of the hospital.Patients are observed and managed for some few hours or days after which they are either discharged or admitted to the medical and surgical wards for further treatment.Intensive Care Unit
The department is setting up the intensive care unit to render services to the general public very soon.
Renal Dialysis Unit
Management of acute renal failure and kidney disease
Electrophysiology: – This unit provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, this include:-
Teaching and Training
The department offers training for a wide variety of trainees.
The department undertakes research in all its specialties and also does collaborative research works with other institutions such as university of Ghana and Ministry of Health and external research organizations.
Central Out Patients Department
General physician consultation from Monday to Friday from 8 o’clock in the morning.
Treatment Room: – Dressing of wounds is done at COPD unit throughout the week.
Pharmacy: – 8:00am-8:00pm everyday
Medical Sub-BMC Members
Renal Dialysis Unit
Consultants and Specialists in the Department of Medicine