Dr. Ketsela Lemma

Consultant obstetrician and Gynecologist, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Dr. Ketsela Lemma is a consultant obstetrician and gynecologist who has a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. His vast experience in the field has earned him an excellent reputation in the care of complicated high-risk pregnancies in the field of obstetrics. Dr. Lemma is committed to not only offering basic prenatal and postnatal services but also focusing on both maternal and baby health. The strategies used in his practice include modern diagnostic methods focusing on individual care of the mother and her baby.

Besides clinical work, Dr. Lemma has been instrumental in the development of maternal-fetal medicine in Ethiopia. He is very interested in research and teaching and works to create new protocols and guidelines to improve maternal and fetal care.

General Information –


  • Addis Ababa University
    • Sub-Specialty Diploma in Maternal Fetal Medicine (2021 – 2023)
    • Certificate of Specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2010 – 2014)
  • Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH)
    • Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health (2019 – 2022)
  • Jimma University
    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)


  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist
    • Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist
    • Gandhi Memorial Hospital (5 years 9 months)
    • Chief Executive Officer (Aug 2018 – Jan 2021, 2 years 6 months)
  • Obstetrician Gynecologist
    • Saint Peter Specialized Hospital (Feb 2017 – Sep 2018, 1 year 8 months)
    • Arbaminch General Hospital (Mar 2014 – Jan 2017, 2 years 11 months)


  • 8 publications


  • Member of Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ESOG)

Services provided by Dr. Ketsela Lemma –

  • Adiana System
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Mirena (Hormonal lud)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cordocentesis
  • Hysterectomy (Abdominal/Vaginal)
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Caesarean Section (C Section)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Dysmenorrhea Treatment
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery (NVD)
  • Ultrasound Scan
  • D&C (Dilation and Curettage)
  • Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • PCOD/PCOS Treatment
  • ART Consultant
  • Pap Smear
  • Menopause Clinic
  • High-Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Tubectomy/Tubal Ligation
  • Vagina Surgery
  • Gynae Problems
  • Diseases in Pregnancy
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Chromosomal Abnormality Screening

FAQs –

What are the areas of specialization of Dr. Ketsela Lemma?

Dr. Ketsela Lemma is a consultant obstetrician and gynecologist with a subspecialty in maternal-fetal medicine.


In which hospital is Dr. Lemma currently working?

Dr. Lemma works at Lancet Health Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


What is Dr. Lemma’s educational background?

Dr. Lemma has a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) a master’s degree in Midwifery from Jimma University, a certificate of specialty in obstetrics and gynecology from Addis Ababa University, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Addis Continental Institute of Public Health.


How long has Dr Lemma been working?

Dr. Lemma is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist with over 12 years of clinical experience in the areas of maternal-fetal medicine.


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