Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna – 

Rheumatologist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna is a rheumatologist based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and provides medicine to people with rheumatic health conditions such as arthritis and lupus. He has profound knowledge and expertise regarding such diseases as well as methods to cure them. Dr. Becky is compassionate and attentive and he listens closely to his patients to understand the nature of their problems and he tries to offer appropriate solutions that will increase their well being. While at the same time many citizens of Addis Ababa trusts Dr. Becky because he is very knowledgeable and devotes all his time and efforts to ensure the best health care services to his patients. 

The expertise of Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna can be easily understood by the fact that he was the first Rheumatologist in Ethiopia.

General Information –

Education –

MD in Medicine, from Doctor of Medicine in Jimma University, Ethiopia (Sep 2005 – Jan 2011).

Training in Internal Medicine at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (2015 – 2017)

Sub-specialization in Rheumatology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (January 2019 – July 2021).

Experience –

Internist/Rheumatologist and Assistant Professor,Lancet Health Services, Ethiopia (Jan 2021 -present ).

Lecturer, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (Jan 2015 – Dec 2017)

Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna boasts around 15 years of practice in the field of Medicine. He finished his degree in medicine at Jimma University adding his specialty in internal medicine at Addis Ababa University and later sub specializing in rheumatology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

Services provided by Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna –

    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
    • Spondyloarthropathies (including Ankylosing Spondylitis)
    • Gout
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Vasculitis
    • Myositis
    • Scleroderma
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica
    • Giant cell arteritis
    • Reactive arthritis
    • Fibromyalgia

Working Hours of Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna-

Wednesday          –       12:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

Thursday               –      2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Saturday               –      9:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions –

What is Rheumatology, and what are the conditions that are treated by rheumatologists?

Arthritis and other conditions that affect this system of tissues, muscles and joints are rheumatology’s primary focus. Rheumatologists treat various illnesses like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, some autoimmune diseases, and so on.

When to see Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna?

A visit to a rheumatologist is always suitable for you if you notice persistent joint swelling, pain, inflammation, and difficulties moving, especially making you unable to carry out your activities and therefore have poor life. Rheumatologists are experts in assessing and managing autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases. Such doctors are committed to ensure that your needs are being met and providing the best care.

What will be exactly the outcome of visiting a rheumatologist?

In the course of consultation, Dr. Becky Abdissa Adugna will carry an examination in which review of your medical records, physical investigation and probably lab tests or the ordering of imaging studies are done.


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