Top Teaching Hospitals in Ghana

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Teaching hospitals are hospitals that offer medical training to students who are in various medical institutions to acquire knowledge and skills to become health professionals. Ghana has teaching hospitals where students go to further knowledge and skills in relation to medicine.

In this post, we bring you a complete list of all the teaching hospitals established in the country. See the list below.

List of Teaching Hospitals in Ghana

University of Ghana Medical Center

This hospital is found in Legon, in the Greater Accra Region. The building of the University of Ghana Medical Centre began in April 2013.

It has 650 beds.The Chief Executive Officer of the , hospital is Mr.Darius Osei.

Some of the wards they have are Paediatric Surgery Ward, Paediatric Emergency, Private Surgical Ward, Orthopaedic Ward among others.

The hospital’s departments are Paediatrics, Family Medicine, Laboratory Services, Pharmacy ,Ambulance, General surgery, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Imaging, Internal Medicine, Department of Dietetics & Food Therapeutics, Physiotherapy Clinic and The Training and Simulation Centre. The hospital is affiliated to the University of Ghana.



UG Medical Centre

Post Office Box LG 25

Accra, Ghana

West Africa.

Contact them on:

+233 302 550843 / +233 302 550844 / +233 302 550845.

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37 Military Teaching Hospital

It is located in the heart of Accra at the 37 Surbub or Accra. The same location houses the 37 Military Regiment.

Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital was founded on 9th October, 1923. It is about 1,500 bed capacity. It is the leading national referral centre in Ghana. It is located in the Greater Accra Region.

 Korle Bu became a teaching hospital in 1962 and has affiliation with the University of Ghana. Dr. Daniel Asare is the Chief Executive Officer for Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

There are various departments at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Some of the available and active departments include: Medicine, Child Health, Anaesthesia, Polyclinic, Emergency unit for both the Medical and Surgical Units and a Pharmacy.

Other non-clinical departments include Finance, Engineering, Administration and Dietetics.

As at now, the Hospital has 2,000 beds and 17 clinical and diagnostic Departments/Units. It has an average daily attendance of 1,500 patients and about 250 patient admissions.

Address: Guggisberg Avenue, Accra, Ghana.

P. O. Box 77, Korle Bu

Reach them on: +233-302-674-066 / +233-243-407-809

Email on: [email protected]


Cape Coast Teaching Hospital

It is located in the Central Region and is a 400 bed capacity referral Hospital. The Hospital started working fully on 12th August, 1998 .

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Chief Executive Officer of the hospital is Dr. Eric Kofi Ngyedu.

 It is affiliated to the University of Cape Coast.

The departments they have there are OPD, Pathology, Intensive Care Unit, Dialysis, Physiotherapy, Accident and Emergency, Nursing Administration, Biostatistics, Technical department and so on.



Pedu, Cape Coast

Contact : 033 2134010 / 033 2134013.

Email: [email protected]

P.O. Box:CT 1363, Cape Coast

Digital Address: CC-070-9967


Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

It is found in Kumasi, and has 1000 beds.

In 1954, the new hospital complex was completed and named the Kumasi Central Hospital and began work in 1955. The Chief Executive Officer of the hospital is Dr. Joseph Akpaloo.

These are the departments they have in the hospital Biostatistics, Chaplaincy , General Administration, Health Insurance, Human Resource Management, Internal Audit, Planning ,Monitoring and Evaluation, Pharmacy Unit, Psychiatry, Public Affairs, Public Health, Quality Assurance, Research And Development, Security, Social Welfare and Supply Chain Management.

The hospital is affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology School of Medical Sciences.

Address: P.O.Box 1934 Adum-Kumasi

Call on : +233 266 083 585 / +233 556 490 029

Email: [email protected]


Ho Teaching Hospital

This hospital is located in the Volta Region. It had 240 beds at the time it was being commissioned on 29th April, 2019. It has affiliation to the University of Health and Allied Sciences.

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The departments they have are: Administration & Support Services, Finance, Internal Audit, Internal Medicine, Surgical, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing Administration, Dental/ENT, Diagnostic Services and Child Health.

Dr. John Tampuori is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ho Teaching Hospital.


Volta Regional Hospital

Ghana Health Service

P. O. Box MA 374

Ho – Volta Region

Contact them on:

+233 (0) 362 027 319  / +233 (0) 206 241 929

Email on : [email protected]


Tamale Teaching Hospital

It is a 800 bed capacity referral Hospital found in the Northern part of Ghana. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital is Dr. Kareem Mumuni.

The hospital is affiliated to the university of Development Studies.

The medical departments they have at the hospital are Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Diseases, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, General Surgery, Consultative and Diagnostic Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

The hospital began full operations on 12th August, 1998 and was declared the best Regional Hospital in  2003.

Contact them on:

+233 (372) 000180

Email: [email protected]

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