Dr. Solomon Bekele –

Colorectal Surgeon in Ethiopia.

Dr. Solomon Bekele is one of the best general and colorectal surgeon in Ethiopia. He has over 9 years of experience in this field and specialized in treating a wide spectrum of conditions affecting lower gastrointestinal tract.  Dr. Solomon Bekele graduated in 2015 with an M.D. degree and completed residency from Addis Ababa University. He has special interest in colony, rectal and minimally invasive surgery which led him to pursue PhD fellowship in colorectal surgery between 2021-2023. His expertise lies in a variety of conditions including haemorrhoids, piles, fistula, fissures, diverticulitis and cancer.

Throughout his career, Dr. Solomon Bekele has successfully treated numerous patients and delivered expert care tailored to the needs of each patient. He emphasizes the importance of early detection for colorectal conditions and has a keen interest in the application of robotics in colorectal surgery. Dr. Solomon Bekele has undergone extensive training in minimally invasive surgeries and is well-versed in performing various diagnostic and management procedures, including proctoscopy, colonoscopy, anoscopy and ultrasonography. With a patient-centric approach, Dr. Solomon Bekele offers specialized treatment and surgeries to patients both from within and outside the country.  Additionally, he has been involved in research in the area of stoma-related complications and quality of life. He has also been a member of various societies of Ethiopia which allowed him to stay connected with his peers and contribute to the advancement of surgical practices in Ethiopia.

General Information –


  • In 2015, Dr. Solomon Bekele acquired his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from Addis Ababa University.
  • From 2016- 20, Dr. Solomon Bekele completed a General Surgery Residency Program at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.
  • Dr. Solomon Bekele received a speciality certificate in General Surgery from Addis Ababa University in 2017-20.
  • From 2021- 2023, Dr. Solomon Bekele pursued a PhD fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at Addis Ababa University.
  • Dr. Solomon Bekele also completed various courses associated with Addis Ababa University, such as medical ethics and pedagogy.


Dr. Solomon Bekele has 9+ years of experience in the medical field. He has a wealth of experience in colorectal surgery and helds various positions which shows his dedication and skills towards the healthcare sector.

  • Since December 2015, Dr. Solomon Bekele has been practising as a General Surgeon at Addis Hiwot General Hospital.
  • Between January 2016 – December 2020, Dr. Solomon Bekele served as a University Lecturer at Addis Ababa University.
  • Presently, he works at Lancet General Hospital as a consultant colorectal surgeon.
  • He also worked as an assistant professor of surgery at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.


Surgical Society of Ethiopia

Colorectal Society of Ethiopia

Ethiopian Medical Association

Services Provided

  • Colostomy manometry
  • Rectopexy
  • Piles
  • Colostomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Endoanal ultrasound
  • Colonoscopy
  • Anal fistula repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Colorectal cancer treatment
  • Fistula -in- ano treatment
  • Fecal incontinence treatment
  • Diverticulitis surgery
  • Stomach surgery
  • Small intestine surgery
  • Rectal cancer surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease treatment
  • Annal fissure treatment
  • Rectal bleeding treatment
  • Rectal stricture treatment
  • Anal sphincter repair
  • Anal warts removal
  • Colon resection
  • Perianal abscess drainage
  • Hemorrhoid treatment
  • Colon polyp removal
  • Rectal prolapse repair
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction treatment

Dr. Solomon Bekele Reviews

  • Dr. Solomon Bekele is a highly experienced colorectal surgeon who is expert in performing complex surgeries with a high success rate.
  • He is specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of all conditions affecting rectum, anus and colon.
  • Patients praise him for his caring nature, hardworking attitude and impressive profile.
  •  Dr. Solomon Bekele keeps himself up-to-date with the latest medical developments and comes up with new treatments.
  • Dr. Solomon Bekele also provides post-surgery follow-up care to all patients for a faster recovery.
  • He is fluent in English and Amharic and provides advanced care for all patients in a comfortable environment.
  • Dr. Solomon Bekele adheres to the highest standards of medical practice and patient care to ensure his patients safety and well-being.

Working Hours

At Lancet General Hospital, Dr. Solomon Bekele’s working hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

He is available for consultations with patients and surgeries during these hours. However, he may be available for emergencies or urgent cases outside of these hours if needed, depending on the situation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Solomon Bekele’s area of expertise?

Dr. Solomon Bekele’s areas of interest include colon polyps, constipation, fissures and piles, irritable bowel syndrome, pilonidal sinus and inflammatory bowel disease etc.

Is colorectal surgery painful?

Every surgery involves a certain level of pain and discomfort. However, epidural anaesthesia is used to help control discomfort and minimize pain.

What is Dr. Solomon Bekele’s experience in the medical field?

Dr. Solomon Bekele has an overall 9+  years of experience.

How long does it take to recover from colorectal surgery?

Recovery time from colorectal surgery varies from patient to patient. It can take around 2-7 weeks to heal completely.

How to get a cost estimation for Dr. Solomon Bekele?

You can book an appointment with Dr. Solomon Bekele here and get a cost estimation for surgery and treatment.

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