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Samaritan Surgical Center Reviews, Services, Treatments, Equipment, Costs of the surgery, and a List of Doctors, to book an appointment.

Samaritan Surgical Center (SSC)

Surgical Centers are exclusively designed for short-stay surgery. The center is well-equipped for all medical problems, and it provides a wide range of services. Samaritan Surgical Center officially commenced in 2017, and the center is Ethiopia’s first to specialize in surgical specialty services. The Surgical Center incorporates the latest surgery theaters, Surgical wards, diagnostic facilities, ICU, recovery rooms, and renowned surgeons. Samaritan Surgical Center is a collaboration with sister company “American Medical Center” present adjacent to SSC; both centers addresses the medical and surgical needs of the patients. Some surgeries like arthroscopic knee surgeries and arthroscopic total hip replacement have been done by foreigners, but now it is being done at SSC routinely. SSC focuses on providing high-quality surgeries and sustainable and ICU cares to patients in Ethiopia and neighboring countries.

Samaritan Surgical Center has the latest diagnostic capability, such as CT-Scan, C-arm, Laparoscopic tower, Digital X-Ray, 8 VIP beds, 20 surgical ward inpatient beds and 6 ICU beds, and a centralized oxygen supply system. In addition, the emergency room and ICU are set up by U.S. board-certified critical care and emergency medicine specialists. The center utilizes Electronic Medical Record System and provides multi-disciplinary surgical specialty service.

The rooms in which surgical procedures are performed are specially designed rooms for low infection, temperature regulated, HIPPA-air filtered. Adult patients and pediatrics both are treated in SSC. Each piece of equipment is accessible to every patient.

Principles of SSC

In the Medical field, there is always a scope for development with modern technology and advanced equipment. So, Samaritan Surgical center has some principles of development.

  • Partnership:

It is very important to make allies with non-governmental or governmental organizations to face challenges and successes. A good relationship or partnership can make a difference to many patients in terms of surgeries. In Partnership, every partner should work for mutual benefits and the betterment of the community.

  • Innovation:

Samaritans work towards positive leadership, dynamism, excellence, and innovation.

  • Sustainability:

Aims, investment, and priorities are designed to make individuals and communities work with sustainability.

Core Values of Samaritan Surgical Center

  • Accountability: Complete personal responsibility
  • Integrity: Work with integrity, no matter how difficult.
  • Continuous Improvement: Improve our performance clinically, financially, and operationally.
  • Clinical Quality: Outstanding patient care and clinical outcomes.


  • To build first-class patient-focused surgical services
  • To provide a safe environment
  • To promote culture – ensure high-quality care


  • To provide the highest possible standard of care and treatment to improve healthcare in Ethiopia.

Affiliated Company with Samaritan Surgical Center

  • AMC (American Medical Center)
  • Abyssinia Medical Center
  • Saint Yared General Hospital

Latest Surgery of Samaritan Surgical Center

  • In 2022 Samaritan Surgical Center opened an Axon Stoke and Spine Center (First Stroke Center in Ethiopia).
  • At SSC first time, Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) surgery was done. It is a surgery to remove parts of the prostate gland through the penis.
  • Latest Surgery by Dr. Erik Kass (ENT Surgeon)
    • Performed “Microscopic Ossiculoplasty for Congenital Misalignment of Middle Ear Ossicles” – Caused Partial Deafness of patient


  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Urology Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Inpatient Physical Therapy
  • 24/7 Ambulance Services
  • Pharmacy service
  • General Practitioner
  • ENT
  • Pediatric
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Anesthesiology

Other Services

  • Physical Examination
  • Laboratory tests
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray, ECG, And Colonoscopy
  • Results discussion with top internists
  • OB/GYN
  • General Checkup with gastroenterologist and cardiologist


Abnormal enlargement Hemorrhoids (Advanced)
Achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries hernia repair
Ambulatory Phlebectomy Hip and knee
Anti-Reflux Surgery hormone therapy and immunotherapy
Arthritis Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Atrial fibrillation Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Back pain, ruptured disks and spinal stenosis Leaking heart valve
Blockages in the heart valve Limb lengthening
Bone tumors Lithotripsy
Bones and tissues of the jaw Orchiopexy
Breast Biopsy, Core Orthopedic trauma
Breast Biopsy, Open/Lumpectomy Osteoporosis
breast surgery Penile Plication
Carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries Prostate Procedures
chemotherapy removal of the appendix
Club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia removal of the gallbladder
Colon Cancer Surgery Shoulder and elbow
Colon Surgery Spine
colonoscopy Sports injuries
Coronary artery disease Stomach Surgery
CT-Angiography stomach surgery
Cystoscopy Ureteroscopy
Digital X-Ray Vasectomy
Foot and ankle Vasectomy Reversal
Gall Bladder Surgery Heart failure
Hand Hemorrhoids

Major Equipment used in a surgical ward

  • The advanced robotic system is being used for Gynecology, Endocrine, urology, etc.
  • Laparoscopy Surgery Instruments
  • Duobenoscope
  • Colonoscope
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery: Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Bronchoscope
  • Urology Surgery: Minimally invasive cystoscopic equipment
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Arthroscope, Orthopedic Implants, Rongeur, and Bone Saw
  • Modern Equipment used for general surgery
  • Common Surgical Instruments: Scalpel, scissors, forceps, clamps, needles and sutures, Retractors, suction, Staplers and clips, Energy Systems.

Samaritan Surgical Center Doctors List

Doctors Name Specialized In
Dr. Samuel Hailu Orthopedic Surgeon (Trauma and Joint Replacement Subspecialist)
Dr Azarias K. Admasu Neuro Surgeon
Dr. Zelalem Molla Laparoscopy Surgeon
Dr Erik Kass, ENT Surgeon ENT Surgeon
Dr. Bereket Atnafu Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Robel Tadesse General Surgeon
Dr BERHANU HAILEMARIAM Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon
Dr. LEUL MERID Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Wale Munay Urologist
Dr. ADDISALEM BELETE Pediatric Neuro Surgeon
Dr. Tewodros Tefera Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. MAHDER ESHETE Sports Medicine
Dr. Workye Tigabie Pediatric Surgeon
Dr Getachew Desta Liver Transplant & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Dr. Samarawit Gebremichael Anesthesiologist
Dr Ermias Gizaw Oncologic Orthopedician
Dr. Edom Seife Clinical Oncologist
Dr. Kaleab Tesfaye Radiologist
Dr. Ewnetu Mulugeta Anesthesiologist
Dr. Lidia Tadesse General Practitioner
Dr. Ruth Solomon General Practitioner
Dr. Tiobesta Shiferaw General Practitioner
Dr. Fitsum Yohannis General Practitioner

Samaritan Surgical Center Review

  • Committed to providing an exceptional experience to each patient
  • Helping the community to access modern technology and equipment for the surgery
  • Quality and health care are been provided
  • The surgical area is hygienic and clean
  • Surgeons are very well-behaved and professional
  • Nurses and Health professionals are the best people who take care of every need

Surgery Cost at Samaritan Surgical Center

To get the most accurate cost estimate two most important thing is:

  • Treatment Details – Such as Doctor, details of diagnosis, and services, and expected stay at the hospital.
  • Insurance Plan – An insurance plan is very important for any treatment or surgery. Having an insurance plan before the surgery is a good step. Check if they provide any or if you can get any insurance, and also, it costs less if you have insurance.
Treatments Avg. Cost in USD
Oncology Surgery 4000 – 15,000
Pediatric Surgery 2800 – 5000
ENT Surgery 2000 – 7000
Laparoscopic Surgery 8000 – 12,000
Urology Surgery 2090 – 5000
Orthopedic Surgery 1125 – 3000

Samaritan Surgical Center Address

  • Address: Inside the Sunshine Real-Estate compound (Meri Luke) Lemi Kura Sub City, Woreda 13 P.O. Box 58259 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

To Book an Appointment with Samaritan Surgical Center

SSC has provided an Appointment form to book an appointment with them in there website. If you face any health issues, fill out that form and get a consultant with them.

Rating and Reviews,

4.5 out of 5 stars (based on 2 reviews)
Very good50%

Gratitude for Open Pricing Available at Samaritan Surgical Center

April 8, 2024

I did not doubt that Samaritan Surgical Center was going to be the right place for me after my neurosurgery. Their decision to use transparent pricing eased my stress and made things more convenient. I knew perfectly what to expect financially; hence, I spent much of my time on the recovery process and not on unwanted bills.

I noticed the team’s dedication to patient care right then and there. They cared enough to go through all my concerns, making me happy and not worried about the operation. The support continued to be unshakeable throughout my recovery, and I was always a priority, regardless of the circumstances. And thanks to the professional and reasonably priced care at Samaritan Surgical Center, I am now on the road to recovery with newfound hope and joy.


A Life-Changing Event at Samaritan Surgical Center.

April 8, 2024

The first time I had to seek treatment for my spine problems at Samaritan Surgical Center, I was gladly surprised by their easy-to-understand pricing system. The consultation included the post-surgical checkup and had no hidden fees or unexpected costs. This openness helped me settle that part, and I could only concentrate on my recovery process. The professional humanity and compassion of the staff equally added to the experience.

They explained everything in detail and supported me the whole way. Therefore, I was sure that I was completely aware and understood the process well. Due to the high quality of care provided to me, I can experience life without the constraints that pain once enforced. The Samaritan Surgical Center obviously surpassed all my expectations, and I would strongly recommend their services to those needing spine surgery.

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