5 spine surgeries at AEH in a single day!

Picture of one of the spine surgeries which was carried out at AEH on October 5, 2020 | Photo: AEH

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) announces that they have carried out five successful spine surgeries at the hospital in a single day on October 5, 2020.

The surgeries were lead by Dr Yoosuf Shaan from IGMH, Dr. Hazem and Dr Mohamed Munshid’s team and these cases included referals from nearby Fuvahmulah and Thinadhoo. The hospital has also informed that they were preparing to do arthroplasty surgeries at the hospital as well.

The first spine surgery at AEH was carried out in April 14 of this year and the first neurosurgery was carried out on a 62 year old at the hospital with the assistance of ADK Hospitals neurosurgery team in September of this year.

Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) is the first tertiary hospital in Maldives which was built by converting the former Addu Equatorial Center in to a 100 bed hospital. The work of this hospital started during the last administration and opened its doors for service in January of this year after the transfer all existing services at the Hithadhoo Regional Hospital to it.