Dr. Geletaw Tessema

Consultant Arthroplasty, Orthopedic And Trauma Surgeon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Dr. Geletaw Tessema is an Arthroplasty, Orthopedic And Trauma Surgeon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, He’s currently working at Lancet Health Services. Dr. Tessema is well versed in these areas and has a good track record of managing complicated joint replacement procedures as well as orthopedic and trauma cases. He is an orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in arthroplasty and can therefore correct the mobility and function of a patient through surgery. Dr. Tessema also demonstrates his passion for patient care through his dedication to the details of surgery and through his commitment to learning more in the area of orthopedic and trauma surgery.

Besides his clinical work, Dr. Tessema has also become a Head of Orthopedic Surgery in Addis Ababa and manages this orthopedic department.

General Information –


  • AAU School of Medicine
    • Medical Degree
  • AAU School of Medicine
    • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • University of Toronto, Canada
    • Fellowship in Arthroplasty and Orthopedic Trauma Surgery


  • Consultant Arthroplasty, Orthopedic, and Trauma Surgeon
    • More than 12 years of work experience in both governmental and private sectors, including Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital
    • Total Years of Experience: 15 years
  • Head of Orthopedic Surgery
    • Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • 7 publications


  • President of the Ethiopian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (ESOT)

Services Provided by Dr. Geletaw Tessema –

  • Orthopaedic Treatments
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Heat Therapy Treatment
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Arthroscopy
  • Spinal Therapy
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Braces For Osteoarthritis.
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Disc Prolapse
  • Spondylosis
  • Frozen shoulder Physiotherapy
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Joint Dislocation Treatment
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Musculoskeletal Infections
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Chemonucleolysis
  • Bone Trauma
  • Limb Deformities
  • Cartilage Surgery
  • Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Treatment
  • ACL&PCL Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Shoulder SLAP (Tear) Lesions
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bankart Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment
  • Spinal Disc Surgery
  • Joint and Muscle Problems
  • Joints and Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Soft Tissue Injury Management
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Foot Care
  • Spine Injury
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Correction
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Correction
  • Knee care

FAQs –

Where did Dr. Geletaw Tessema complete his medical studies?

Dr. Geletaw Tessema is a graduate of the Addis Ababa University (AAU).

What are some of Dr. Tessema’s expertise?

Dr. Tessema practices arthroplasty, orthopedic surgery and trauma surgery.

Which university did Dr. Tessema conduct his fellowship?

Dr. Tessema finished his fellowship in arthroplasty and orthopedic trauma surgery from the University of Toronto in Canada.

How long has Dr. Tessema been in practice?

Dr. Tessema is a medical doctor with 15 years of experience.

In which places has Dr. Tessema worked?

Dr. Tessema has been involved in government and private hospitals such as Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital.

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