Dr. Ruth Shimeles – Best Oncologist in Ethiopia

Dr. Ruth Shimeles is a highly regarded oncologist in Ethiopia. She is known for her expertise and contributions to clinical oncology. She earned her medical degree from the University of SPHMMC and her specialist degree in Clinical Oncology from Black Lion Hospital. As an attending physician at WeCare ET, she continues to play a pivotal role in providing care and guidance to cancer patients. Dr. Ruth Shimeles’ expertise and leadership in the field of oncology make her a valuable asset to the healthcare community in Ethiopia. 

Cancer treatment is a challenging condition in Ethiopia duet to limited avialblity. Lack of awareness: Most rural people do not consider getting treatment, which increases the death rate every year due to certain types of cancer in males, females, and children. Cancer hospitals in Ethiopia, like Black Lion Specialty Hospital, are working together to create more opportunities to bring advanced cancer treatments and awareness programs to educate the people. Please contact Africa Infoline to get more guidance about cancer treatment in Ethiopia.

Dr. Ruth Shimeles Education

Date University Course
Sep 2008 – Jun 2014 St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College- SPHMMC Medical Doctor
Jan 2017 – Sep 2021 Black Lion Hospital Radiation Oncology Residency Program

Dr. Ruth Shimeles experience

Date Hospital Position
Oct 2013 – Aug 2014 Africa Medical College Lecturer
2014 – 2016 Mizan Aman Teaching hospital Medical Director and lecturer
Sep 2019 – Nov 2019 Oslo University Hospital Radiation Oncology Intern
2016 – Present St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College- SPHMMC Assistant Professor of Clinical Oncology

Dr. Ruth Shimeles Reviews 2024

  • Dr. Ruth Shimeles is the best clinical oncologist in Ethiopia. 
  • She has 7 years of experience and specialised training in radiation oncology and is interested in teaching and learning.
  • She is an award winner from the 2024 American College of Radiation Oncology Summit.
  • She offers Total cancer treatment, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer, multiple myeloma, and lung cancer.
  • She provides comprehensive, patient-centred care cancer care with advanced technology and the latest procedures.

Dr. Ruth Shimeles Cost for Cancer Treatment in Ethiopia

Dr Ruth offers advanced cancer treatment in Ethiopia for breast cancer, cervical cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and prostate cancer. As a female doctor for cancer patients, it is more supportive for rural region females to consider discussing their cancer condition and finding support and treatment. Because rural people do not value treatments once they are diagnosed with cancer. Government and NGOs are now organizing cancer treatment awareness programs to improve the quality of life.

  • breast cancer in Ethiopia ETB 24,953 
  • cervical cancer in Ethiopia ETB 20,69,400
  • gastric cancer in Ethiopia ETB 2,00,00,000
  • prostate cancer in Ethiopia ETB 47,50,000
  • colorectal cancer in Ethiopia ETB 35,20,000

Dr. Ruth Shimeles Consultation Prices

Dr. Ruth Shimeles offers in-person and online consultations for patients from distant places. Before giving a tailored cancer treatment plan and recommendations, Dr Ruth checks the patient’s in-depth health history and causes and symptoms. Through a careful evaluation of diagnostic tests, the multidisciplinary team and Dr Ruth Shimeles offer advanced cancer treatments with a holistic approach and quality of life. Dr. Ruth Shimeles’s consultation prices are:

  • In-person visit fee BIRR 400
  • Online Consultation Fee BIRR 300

Cancer Patient Insurance

Thousands of expats relocate every year to Ethiopia to seek employment, investment opportunities or health treatments. Health insurance is available for a more secure stay. Regarding Insurance policies for cancer patients, the best oncology centre in Ethiopia has collaboration with national and international insurance providers who offer customized plans. Every insurance plan will cover hospital treatments, cancer treatments, advanced diagnostic tests, local ambulances, emergency medical evacuation and emergency helpline. Currently, the Ethiopian government is offering community-based health insurance to increase healthcare resources and reduce financial crises for rural people. Please contact Africa Infoline for more guidance about cancer patients’ insurance coverage.

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Dr. Ruth Shimeles is an outstanding oncologist in Ethiopia with years of experience. She also does many social work and helps cancer patients get on-time diagnosis and treatment facilities. Her patients like her because she offers the most excellent cancer care services in Ethiopian hospitals. Even better, you can schedule an online visit with Dr. Ruth Shimeles. Make a Dr. Ruth Shimeles appointment by contacting us at the time and day you choose.

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