Lagos is the metropolitan hub of Nigeria and many would say, west Africa; it was the capital of Nigeria before Abuja in the 1990s. Lagos initially merged as a collection of Islands and is now the most populous city in Africa with an estimated population over 16 million. Lagos is an innovative city full of culture and economic growth. Lagos has a tropical wet and dry climate, average temperature range 21-32, average rainfall 12-315mm per month.


  • 293 Jide Oki Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Local Airport: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

Info: Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital Lagos provides high quality care to Nigerians at their international healthcare facility. 


Elective Programme Supervisor: Medical Director – Dr Majekodunmi BSc (Hons), Ph. D., MBBS, MRCP

Clinical Supervisor: Speciality specific and allocated on arrival.

Specialties: Anaesthesia and Pain management; Bariatric surgery; Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology; Gastroenterology; General Practice/Family Medicine; General Surgery including breast surgery; Intensive Care; Interventional radiology, Neurosurgery; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Oncology; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedic surgery; Paediatrics; Urology.

Type: Hospital placement

Other opportunities:

  • Engage in quality improvement projects, research, clinical audits, departmental presentations, etc.

Accommodation: Secure & private accommodation.

Food: Water and 3 meals a day.


Weeks (up to)2 weeks4 weeks6 weeks8 weeks+1 week
Medical Elective or Placement Programme Package – includes: clinical placement & placement support, accommodation, food, airport transfer
Weeks (up to)2 weeks4 weeks6 weeks8 weeks+1 week
Medical Elective or Placement Placement Only – includes: clinical placement & placement support

To pay in instalments to spread the cost of your elective, contact

Return flights to Nigeria, visa and personal spending money are not included in the price.

Participants are charged the price on the website at the time of the elective programme or placement only application.

Medics’ Inn work hard to provide participants with their first-choice, participants are reminded, placements are provided on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis.