May 2023

Kelina Hospital marked her 15th anniversary by celebrating landmark successes. The landmark was announced at a press conference in Lagos on Saturday 27th May, 2023, by the Chief Medical Director, Dr. C. U. Undie. He said, “This May, 2023 is a milestone in the life of Kelina Hospital as we mark five thousand (5,000) surgical operations on 5,000 citizens without a single mortality inside our Operating Room since inception in 2008.

“This May, 2023, also is a major milestone in the last 4 years of our work when we have done successfully 250 Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) surgeries for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can obstruct urine, capable of causing damage to the kidney, kidney failure and other life-threatening complications.

From left: Stores/Procurement Manager, Mrs Anne Ifeanyi, Chief Resident Doctor, Dr Donald Nwankwo, Consultant Family Physician, Dr Kenechi Nedosa, Human Resources Manager, Miss Erica Idoko, Chief Medical Director, Kelina Hospital, Dr. Celsus Ukelina Undie, IT Specialist, Engr. Emmanuel Akor and Maintenance Engineer, Engr. David Idowu at a Press Conference in Lagos to mark Kelina Hospital’s 15th anniversary and 250th successful HoLEP Surgeries in 4 years.
Participants of the Press Conference held in Kelina Hospital Lagos.
Celebrating 250 successful HoLEP surgeries for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate) in 4 years
Celebrating over 5,000 surgeries with zero intra-operative mortality for 15 years since inception

May 2022

Kelina Hospital opens in Victoria Island, Lagos, at No 7, Ologun Agbaje Street, Off Adeola Odeku Street.

Kelina Hospital Lagos

January 2022

Kelina Hospital acquires the 150 Watts laser, first in Nigeria.

Our 150W laser machine for HoLEP and Lithotripsy

January 2020

Kelina Hospital acquired the 100W Cyber Ho Quanta Laser Machine as a backup laser for HoLEP and other Minimal Inasive Surgeries.

Kelina Hospital acquired the 100W Laser Machine for HoLEP and other Minimal Access Surgeries.

February 2019

Kelina Hospital acquired the Autoclave machine for sterilization. The hospital also acquired another Autoclave machine for her Dentistry department.

Kelina Hospital performed 54 Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) surgeries.

Presented results from first 49 HoLEP surgical operations at the Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the West African College of Surgeons.

First Organization in Nigeria to perform modern stone analysis using Infrared Spectroscopy and Optical Crystallography.

Presented results of kidney stone analysis done on 155 patients in the Annual General Meeting of Urologists in the West African College of Surgeons.

October 2018

Kelina Hospital carried out the first Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate-surgery ever to be done in Nigeria or by a Nigerian Urologist.

July 2018

Kelina Hospital acquired the first Moses Technology 120 watts Holmium Laser in Africa for laser-based surgery, bringing our total number of lasers to two.

March 2017

Kelina Hospital installed the first plasma sterilizer, in Nigeria, for sterilizing endoscopic equipment.

We acquired the first plasma steriliser in the country

July 2016

Kelina Hospital installed another tower for Minimal Access urological surgeries (such as uretero-renoscopy and others), from Karl Storz, bringing the total to three; two from Olympus and one for Karl Storz.

July 2014

Kelina Hospital installed equipment for Urodynamic Studies. Kelina Hospital acquired a second tower for Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Lithotripsy.

September 2013

Kelina Hospital acquired the Miniperc in Nigeria. Kelina Hospital Urologist carried out a mini perc procedure for kidney stones on a 39 year old Nigerian, the first of such procedures to be done in Nigeria. Kelina Hospital Urologist carried out a supracoastal approach to the Kidney for PCNL, the first to be done by any Nigerian Urologist.

March 2013

Fifth Anniversary: Kelina Hospital hosted Surgical Aid Foundation and Dr Mohan Keshavamurthy, a Fellow of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and Consultant Urologist from Fortis Hospital, Bangalore, India, in the annual Surgical Outreach program. Dr Mohan delivered a Guest Lecture held in Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Central Area, Abuja, titled “Use of Lasers in Urology“. Dr Alex Izinyon, SAN, OFR, chaired the ceremony.

March 2012

Fourth Anniversary: Kelina Hospital received the President of Société Internationaled’Ulologie (SIU), a world-wide body of Urological Surgeons, Dr Mahesh Desai, with a large team of expatriate Surgeons and support staff from Karl Storz (Germany), Johnson and Johnson (USA), and Cook (SouthAfrica), on a Surgical Mission to Africa to assist in the training of Urologists in Nigeria and other West African Countries using Kelina Hospital equipment. Dr. Desai, being President of SIU, became the highest ranking International Surgeon to date on a Health Mission to Nigeria. In 2012, Dr Mahesh Desai also assumed office as the President of the Endourology Society in the World Congress of Endourology in Istanbul,Turkey. Kelina Hospital celebrated with Dr Desai. Kelina Hospital hosted 15 Urologists from all over Nigeria. The first Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in Nigeria was done in Kelina Hospital.

Dr Desai delivered the 2nd Kelina Hospital Public lecture in Ladi Kwali Hall, Abuja Sheraton Hotel, March 21, 2014 titled "Health Initiatives of the Société Internationale d' Ulologie(SIU)“. Chief (Dr) Silva Ameh chaired the occasion.

Every year, Kelina Hospital carries out a training programme as well as high-tech surgeries as part of our charity programme in liaison with Surgical Aid Foundation.

The 2012 Kelina Hospital-Surgical Aid Foundation programme was supported by Karl Storz (Germany), Cook (USA), Olympus (Japan), Johnson&Johnson (USA), JNCNigLtd (Lagos), Muljbhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India,& Richpon Nig Ltd.

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In 2008, Kelina Theatre was preferred to all Private Hospital theatres inspected in Abuja by a team of American Surgeons visiting from the United States. This team carried out 22 free surgical operations on 22 patients under the auspices of Solomon Giwa Amu Foundation.
DR MAHESH DESAI, President, Société Internationale d'Ulologie (SIU) President, Endourology Society, Surgical Training Mission to Africa March 2012.

Kelina Hospital was selected for the purpose of training of Nigerian Urologists that participated because our theatre had equipment of international standard for most urological surgery.

Annual Guest Lecture, Sheraton Hotel, 2012
Cross section of guests at the Annual Guest Lecture, Sheraton Hotel, 2012

March 2011

Third Anniversary: Kelina Hospital collaborated with Surgical Aid Foundation. Members of the foundation, including Prof. Ima-Obong Ekanem and Prof. Friday Odey visited Kelina Hospital. Kelina Hospital launched a long list of equipment including those for Minimal Access Surgery, Fluoroscopy, X-ray, Ambulance with life-support facilities, Dental Clinic equipment and Hearse.

Kelina Hospital hosted Prof Ahmed Mamdouh Shoma, to several endourological and laserbased surgical sessions along with Dr Undie, on charity, funded partially by Surgical Aid Foundation, including the first PCNL in Nigeria, done on a widow. Prof. Ahmed Shoma delivers the First Kelina Hospital Public Lecture in Merit House, National Merit Award Centre, Maitama, Abuja. Justice Suleiman Belgore chaired the occasion.

March 2010

Second Year Anniversary: Kelina Medical Centre became Kelina Hospital. Free Health checks were offered to patients on diabetes, hypertension, and free eye checks were offered as well.

February 2009

First Year Anniversary: Kelina Medical Centre hosted Solomon Giwa-Amu Foundation. A total of 22 Surgical Operations were done by the foundation on charity.

Kelina Hospital acquired the first set of lower urinary tract endoscopes

February 2008

Kelina Medical Centre opened its doors to patients. Operations began with a staff strength of 27