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.


  • 17B Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 97/101 Obafemi Awolowo Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria
  • 91Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Local Airport: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

Info: Lagoon Hospitals has consistently been providing healthcare of international standards to the people of Nigeria. Established in 1984 by Professor Emmanuel and Professor (Mrs.) Oyin Elebute, and commencing operations in 1986 as a provider of integrated healthcare services, Lagoon Hospitals is currently the largest private healthcare services Group in Nigeria with 6 healthcare facilities in 4 locations – Apapa, Ikeja, Ikoyi and Victoria Island. Lagoon Hospitals are committed to clinical excellence and patient care, which is their driving force in the improvement of human life.


Elective Programme Supervisor: Chief Medical Director – Dr Onakoya MBBS, FWACS.

Clinical Supervisor: Speciality specific and allocated on arrival.

Specialities: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care; Community Medicine; Dermatology; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; General Medicine (Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology and neurology); General Surgery; Internal Medicine; Neurosurgery; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Oncology; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedic surgery; Paediatrics and Neonatology; Urology.

Type: Hospital placement

Other opportunities:

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

Accommodation: Secure, private accommodation within walking distance of the hospital.

Food: 3 meals a day available from a specified eatery.