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Welcome to LASUTH

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 equipment teaching hospital. The Lagos State Government formally converted the Ikeja General Hospital to the Lagos State University 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. This will reduce the number of patients seeking medical tourism abroad.

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Mission Statement

To provide high quality Healthcare Services in a friendly Environment where patients' satisfaction is the ultimate.

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

Vision Statement
To be a Centre of Excellence in healthcare Service Delivery.

To be in the forefront of modern and efficient healthcare in Nigeria.

Government Policy on Health

It is the avowed policy of the Lagos State Government that the underlisted categories of citizens are 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

To obtain a copy of a Medical Record from LASUTH, you must complete and submit an Authorization for release of Confidential Medical Records Form.

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To obtain a referral from a physician, kindly call us now on 08057699800, 08057699802 or send us an email.

Our Physician Referral Service is available 24hours a day, 7days a week.

Patients need to visit the hospital in person in order to schedule an appointment for a full medical checkup.

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