Dr. Kibruyisfaw Zewdie

Consultant Neurosurgeon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr Kibruyisfaw Zewdie is a specialist neurosurgeon and chief of Neurosurgery Division at Lancet Health Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. As a highly dedicated neurosurgeon, Dr. Zewdie has acquired vast experience in diagnosing and surgically managing various neurological conditions. He has mastered difficult operations that relate to the brain and spinal cord; his dexterity and creativity has made a huge difference on the patients. That is why Dr. Zewdie was so attentive to each patient’s case, working hard to provide the best possible treatment.

Dr. Zewdie is a neurosurgeon who serves as the director of Lancet Health Services where he supervises a team of dedicated professionals while providing quality health services. His duties are not just clinical but also training other young neurosurgeons while also encouraging them to learn more.

General Information –


  • Addis Ababa University
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Black Lion Hospital (2006 – 2012)


  • Consultant Neurosurgeon
    • Addis Ababa University (Feb 2017 – Present, 7 years 4 months)
    • Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa
    • Performed 1500+ surgeries over the past 4 years
  • Head of Neurosurgery Department
    • Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa
  • Head of Pediatric Neurosurgery Division
    • Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa
  • Vice CEO
    • Lancet General Hospital


  • 8 publications


  • Ethiopian Medical Association

Services provided by Dr Kibruyisfaw Zewdie –

  • Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cranio-spinal Trauma
  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Cervical Spondylitis Treatment
  • Epilepsy Treatment
  • Headache Management
  • Vertigo Treatment
  • Depression Treatment
  • Spine Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Stroke Treatment
  • CVA
  • Spasticity
  • Endoscopic Cranial Surgery
  • Stereotactic Procedures
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spine Tumor Surgery
  • Disc
  • Brain infection
  • Decompression Micovascular
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Headache
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Spasticity
  • Parkinson’s Disease Treatment
  • Paralysis
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Management
  • Brain Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment
  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
  • Spinal and Cerebral Tumor Embolization
  • Spinal Tap
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Diseases
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Spinal Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Neck and Spine Biopsy
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Brain Aneurysm Coiling
  • Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Nerve and Muscle Disorders
  • Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminectomy (Cervical) with Fusion
  • Dementia Treatment
  • Head & Neck Tumour Embolization
  • Micro Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Brain Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Brain Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Foot Drop
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)
  • Insomnia Treatment
  • Interspinous Process Decompression
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation (Paddle Lead)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Minimally-Invasive TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Disk slip
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Neuro surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
  • Brain Aneursym Surgery
  • Migraine Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression
  • Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery
  • Neurological Problems
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy)
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Compression Fracture
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Dekompressor Discectomy
  • Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Movement Disorder

FAQs –

What medical school did Dr. Kibruyisfaw Zewdie attend?

Dr. Kibruyisfaw Zewdie obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D) from Addis Ababa University.

What is the length of practice of Dr. Zewdie in neurosurgery?

Dr. Zewdie is a consultant neurosurgeon with 7+ years working experience.

What was the total number of surgeries that Dr. Zewdie has conducted in the last four years?

Dr. Zewdie has carried out more than 1500 surgeries in the last four years.

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