Staff Profiles

Prof. Alemayehu Ginbo Bedada

Alemayehu Ginbo Bedada, MD

Faculty of Medicine


Assistant Program Director

Location: Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital; 1st Floor - F2069
Phone: 002673555614

Prof Alemayehu G Bedada trained as a specialist General Surgeon at Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Prior to joining UB in 2015, he served as a Medical Director and General Surgeon at Gindeberet Hospital and Dembi Dollo Hospital, Ethiopia and as a Senior Consultant Surgeon at Princess Marina Hospital, Botswana. He is academically ranked as an associate professor and serves as the Assistant Program Director in the Department of Surgery. He is responsible for the MBBS and MMed General Surgery Programs in the department.  

His research interests are Surgical Education, Surgical diseases and HIV infection, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Global Surgery.

  1. Bedada AG et al., The characteristics and outcomes of trauma admissions to an adult general surgery ward in a tertiary teaching hospital, African Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 11, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 303-308, ISSN 2211-419X,
  2. Bedada, AG et al.,Sustaining a laparoscopic program in resource-limited environments: results and lessons learned over 13 years in Botswana. Surg Endosc (2020).
  3. Bedada AG et al. HIV infection: Its impact on patients with appendicitis in Botswana. World J Surg (2019).
  4. Bedada AG et al.Establishing a contextually  appropriate laparoscopic program in resource restricted environment: Experience in Botswana, Annals of Surgery: April 2015- Volume 261 – Issue 4 – p 807-811; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000691

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