Dr. Rediet Ambachew

Head of Endocrinology Department in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Dr Rediet Ambachew is a well reputed consultant endocrinologist and a Head of the Endocrinology Department of Lancet Health Service in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Despite having completed a majority of his education in Ethiopia, Dr. Ambachew has gained extensive experience in diagnosing and treating various hormonal and metabolic diseases. She goes an extra mile in ensuring that her patients get the best attention, and her prowess in handling diseases like diabetes, thyroid disease, and adrenal gland diseases further cements her reputation. Although Dr. Ambachew has used the latest approaches when treating her patients, she cares for the patients by attending to all their needs to ensure that they get the right treatment plan depending on their ailments.

Apart from her clinical practice, Dr. Rediet Ambachew is also involved in teaching and research activities. She remains devoted to the development of the field of endocrinology through research and publishing of more research papers. Being an educator, she contributes to the development of the future specialists in the field of endocrinology, lectures with students and residents.

General information –

Current Position:

  • Head of Endocrinology Department at Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College (Dec 2021 – Present)

Work Experience:

  • 9 years of experience in various hospitals, including Zewditu Memorial Hospital and Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital
  • Lecturer at Medico Biomedical, Central, and Africa Medical Colleges
  • Prepared Diabetic peer-to-peer manual with Ethiopian Diabetic Association & Ministry of Health
  • Internist and Head of Department of Internal Medicine at Zewditu Memorial Hospital (2018 – Apr 2019)
  • Medical Doctor, Zewditu Memorial Hospital (Oct 2012 – Aug 2022)


  • Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University (Apr 2019 – Aug 2022)
  • Internal Medicine Postgraduate Certificate, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences (2015 – 2018)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Hayat Medical College (2006 – 2012)


  • 8 Publications

Memberships & Contributions:

  • Prepared Diabetic peer-to-peer manual with Ethiopian Diabetic Association & Ministry of Health

Services provided –

  • Congenital Disorders Evaluation/Treatment
  • Diabetes in Children
  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
  • Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
  • Gestational Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Thyroid
  • Hyper/Hypo-Thyroidism Treatment
  • growth hormone disorders
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Thyroid Disorder Treatment
  • Thyroid Swelling
  • Metabolic disease
  • bioidentical hormone therapies for men and women
  • lipid disorders
  • cholesterol
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Parathyroid diseases
  • Insulin Treatment
  • Cushing’s disease
  • Osteoporosis Treatment
  • Osteoporosis
  • vitamin D deficiency
  • Obesity Treatment
  • obesity

FAQs –

What specializations does Dr. Rediet Ambachew have?

Dr. Rediet Ambachew has specialization in the field of endocrinology.

What institution does Dr. Ambachew work at currently?

Dr. Ambachew is employed at Lancet Health Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and she is the Head of Endocrinology Department.

What are the academic roles played by Dr. Ambachew?

Dr. Ambachew is an assistant professor of endocrinology at Yekatit 12 Hospital medical college.

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