Dr. Mersha Abebe

Consultant Neurosurgeon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Dr. Mersha Abebe is a highly qualified consultant neurosurgeon operating in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a practical experience of 27 years. In his long career, Dr. Abebe has continued to strive and offer the best care to patients suffering from neurological disorders. He is well versed in all surgeries of the brain and spine as well as other neurological surgeries and is best known for his accuracy and humane treatments to his patients. They knew Dr. Abebe’s dedication to excellence, which made him an influential neurosurgeon in Ethiopia.

Apart from his clinical practice, Dr. Mersha Abebe is also engaged in the teaching and research activities. He has devoted much of his time in training the future neurosurgeons and has greatly helped in the development of neurosurgical practices and remedies in the area. His willingness to engage in continuing education guarantees that he remains up to date with the current innovations in neurosurgery.

General Information –

Current Position

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Lancet Health Services, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University

Work Experience

  • 27 years of excellent work experience in various hospitals across Ethiopia, including:
    • Bahirdar
    • Fiche
    • Zewditu Memorial Hospital
    • Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital


  • Addis Ababa University
    • Sub-speciality certificate in Neurosurgery, General Surgery Residency Program, Neurosurgery Fellowship (2006 – 2010)
    • Speciality certificate in General Surgery Residency Program (1999 – 2003)
    • Higher Diploma in Learning-Teaching in Higher Education
  • Jimma University
    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) (1986 – 1993)


  • 10 publications


  • Member of the Surgical Society of Ethiopia
  • Member of the Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa

Services Offered –

  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Glilal tumor removal
  • Brain tumors
  • Endoscopic brain surgery
  • Cranioplasty
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Skull reconstructive surgeries
  • Head trauma
  • Peripheral neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Degenerative spine disorder treatment
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Trans sphenoid operations
  • Vascular abnormalities
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • BT shunt
  • VP shunt surgery
  • Gamma knife

FAQs –

Where is Dr. Mersha Abebe currently working?

Lancet Health Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

How many years has Dr. Abebe been practicing neurosurgery?

Dr. Abebe has 27 years of experience in the specialty of neurosurgery.

What is the educational background of Dr. Abebe?

Dr. Abebe has a sub-speciality in Neurosurgery a speciality certificate in General Surgery a higher diploma in learning-teaching in higher education from Addis Ababa University. He also received his Doctor of Medicine (M. D. ) from the Jimma University.

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