The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja emerged from a modest cottage hospital which was established 25th of June, 1955 by the old Western Regional government to provide health care services for the people of Ikeja and its environment.

The cottage hospital later metamorphosed into a full-fledged general hospital which served as a secondary level health care facility.

The need for a tertiary health care facility for the training of doctors and other allied health care professionals to provide high quality clinical services led to its upgrade from a general hospital to a modern, well equipped centre of excellence armed with the state of art equipments teaching hospital.

The Lagos State Government formally converted the Ikeja General Hospital to the Lagos State Univesity Teaching Hospital in July 2001.

Despite LASUTH’s relatively young age as a Teaching Hospital, evidence abounds that it is one of the foremost teaching hospitals in West Africa in terms of the high quality services rendered by highly skilled professionals using state-of-the-art equipment.

Our driving objective of LASUTH is to become a world class teaching hospital, using cutting edge technology and highly developed human resources to render excellent medical care/services to the good people of Lagos State and beyond in-order to markedly reduce the number of patients seeking medical tourism abroad.

Mission Statement

Guided by the needs of our patients and their families, we aim to deliver the very best health care in a safe, compassionate environment; to advance that care through innovative research and education; and to improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.

Government Policy on Health

It is the avowed policy of the Lagos State Government that the underlisted categories of citizens to enjoy free treatment.
1.   All citizens with the diagnosis of Malaria
2.   Children below the age of 12 years
3.   Adults 60 years of age and above.

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Qualified Doctors

We pride ourselves with highly qualified medical team and innovative human resources to render excellent services to the good people of Lagos State and beyond tend to markedly reduce the number of patients seeking medical tourism abroad.

Emergency Services

These services run on a 24/7 basis and have led to significant improvement in the response time and quality of care with attendant improvement in morbidity and mortality rates occasioned by medical emergencies.

24hour Services

Urgent care is needed 24 hours a day year round. At Lasuth, our services are available round the clock in order to meet the health care needs of the communities we serve. We also provide advise & treatment for urgent health problems.

Health Care Solutions

LASUTH is into the real business of improving people’s lives through better, more accessible and more affordable healthcare with the aim of better health and wellness for the entire people of Lagos State and the environs.

Cutting Edge Technology

LASUTH has consistently led game-changing developments in healthcare by bringing to the people of Lagos and Nigeria latest technology and innovative skills, and provides outstanding healthcare of international standards.

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