Our Doctors

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Dr. Akeza Teame Internist

Dr. Akeza Teame earned an Associate Degree of Arts from Hesston College, a BS in genetics from the University of Kansas and his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Kansas School Of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases (ID) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Akeza is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases (ID) in the US and licensed to practice medicine in several states in the US. He is also one of the six panel physicians in Ethiopia chosen by the CDC and the American Embassy to conduct medical evaluation for the US Embassy visa applicants. Dr. Akeza is the co-founder and Medical Director of American Medical Center and Saint Yared Hospital Holdings, P.L.C.

Dr. Aelaf Mintesinot Internist

Dr. Aelaf Mintesinot earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Gondar. He completed his residency and received a specialty diploma in Internal Medicine at Addis Ababa University in 2017. Dr. Aelaf is working at the federal police referral hospital.

Dr. Alemayehu Bedane Radiologist

Dr. Alemayehu Bedane earned his doctor of medicine (MD) from Addis Ababa University and attended post-graduate studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He has worked as a lecturer and assistant professor at the radiology department in Awassa University. Dr. Alemayehu has been working at Saint Yared General Hospital since December 2008 as a part-time radiologist. He is an assistant professor at St. Paul Millennium Medical College and, he joined American Medical Center in October 8th, 2012 as a part-time consultant radiologist.

Dr. Amanuel Abera Internist

Dr. Amanuel Abera earned a Doctorate Degree in Medicine from the University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2009. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences in 2014. He earned his Masters Degree in International Health from the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium in 2017. Dr. Amanuel worked at Saint Yared General Hospital as an internist from 2015-2017. He joined American Medical Center as of January 2018 as a full-time internist.

Dr. Dawit Solomon Pathologist

Dr. Dawit Solomon earned his Degree in doctor of medicine (MD) from Jimma University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences. He started his residency in pathology at Suez Canal University, in Egypt and completed the same at the Addis Ababa University College of Medicine. Dr. Dawit has undergone several in-depth short and intermediate-term fellowship attachments on renal pathology at different medical schools in the US, including the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. He is the only pathologist responsible for dealing with renal biopsy at St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College and a part-time pathologist at American medical Center, Addis Ababa.

Dr. Ermias Shenkutie Internist

Dr. Ermias Shenkutie earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Gondar, graduating top of his class with a gold medal. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences with outstanding performance. He has served as an Assistant Professor in Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Gondar. He currently holds a license to practice Internal medicine in Ethiopia. Dr. Ermias is also a published researcher and has experience in clinical research including clinical trials. He has also taken different short courses including leadership and management in healthcare from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Kaleab Tesfaye Pediatrician

Dr. Kaleab Tesfaye earned his medical degree from Jimma Institute of Health Sciences in 1995. He had received his specialty diploma in Pediatrics and Child Health from Addis Ababa University in 2002. He worked at various reputable healthcare facilities before joining the American Medical Center (AMC) as full-time pediatrician.

Dr. Maeida Oumer Internist

Dr. Maeida Oumer earned her Doctor of medicine (MD) from Gondar College of Health Science and Medicine. She completed her service at West Shewa Ethiopia, Gindeberet Hospital. She is also one of the six-panel physicians in Ethiopia chosen by the CDC and the American Embassy to conduct medical evaluation for US Embassy visa applicants.

Dr. Michael Abebe Internist/Gastroenterologist

Dr. Michael Abebe got his doctor of medicine (MD) from a higher institute of medicine in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1970 and he did his specialty in Internal Medicine in 1983 at Addis Ababa University Medical School and subspecialty in Gastroenterology at the Medical Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria in 1985. He also received academic the rank of assistant professor of medicine from Addis Ababa University in 1984. Furthermore, he worked as a member of the panel of assessors of Ministry of Health (MoH). Dr. Michael Abebe is one of the four pioneers of endoscopic examinations in Ethiopia, and the first gastroenterologist to start endoscopic examination service at Black Lion Hospital, as well as the first at St. Paul’s Hospital and later in private clinics.

Dr. Nardos Afework Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Nardos Afework is a licensed Obstetrician and Gynecologist who graduated from Addis Ababa University Medical School and currently working in Saint Yared hospital as a full-time OB/GYN. Dr. Nardos has been working at the American Medical Center since 2014.

Dr. Selam Aberra Psychiatrist

Dr. Selam Aberra, earned her doctor of medicine, (MD) from the University of Gondar and Health Sciences in 2010 and completed her residency in psychiatry at Addis Ababa University, College of Medicine. She works full time at Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital as a psychiatrist and director of the emergency department. She also practices at Yared hospital, AMC and assists the US embassy in screening and treating travelers with mental illness and substance-related problems.

Dr. Solomon G/Mariam Internst/Cardiologist

Dr. Solomon G/Mariam earned his degree of medicine from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Greece. He completed his residency in internal medicine at General Hospital of Athens, Greece (3 years Course). He completed his fellowship in cardiology at Janeio Hospital, Cardiologic Department, Greece (4-years course) and was granted specialty title in Cardiology. Dr Solomon completed his fellowship in interventional Cardiology (2 years course) at Janeio Hospital, Cardiology department-in Greece. Dr. Solomon also worked as a consultant cardiologist at Hygeia Hospital's Cardiologic Department (Harvard International). Dr. Solomon is a member of the Greece Cardiologist Association and European Cardiology Association. Dr. Solomon is board certified to practice medicine in European Union countries. Dr. Solomon has worked at various hospital in-Ethiopia upon his returning to the country. Dr. Solomon is a scientific associate of Janeio Hospital's Cardiologic Department in Greece.

Dr. Tihitina Legesse General Practitioner

Dr. Tihitina Legesse is a general practitioner currently working at the American Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College of Medicine. She has also worked as a physician at Ambo University College of Medicine. She has also worked as a physician at St. Yared General Hospital. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health from AHB, a Jimma University affiliate. Dr. Tihitina is one of the panel Physicians for the US Embassy in Ethiopia conducting medical evaluation for immigrant visa applicants.

Dr Tinsae Alemayehu Pediatrician/Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr Tinsae Alemayehu earned his doctor of medicine degree from the College of Health Sciences at Addis Ababa University in 2010. He subsequently completed his residency in pediatrics and child health from the same medical school in 2014. He later earned his sub-specialty certificate in 2018 in pediatric infectious diseases through a program ran by the Addis Ababa University and supported by McGill University. Dr Tinsae served as an assistant professor of pediatrics at his alma mater from 2014 – 2019. He has published numerous teaching tools and guidelines in the area of pediatric infectious illnesses as well as authored fourteen articles in peer-reviewed journals. His team has also ran the pediatric infectious diseases’ service at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa. He has served as the co-director of the Addis Ababa – McGill University Partnership in infectious diseases through which he established and was a member of the first antimicrobial stewardship practice in an Ethiopian hospital. He joined American Medical Center as of May 2019 as a full time Pediatrician and infectious diseases
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Dr. Zelealem Debebe Nutritionist and Dietician

Dr. Zelealem Debebe earned her medical degree from Jimma University and her Bachelor of Science from King’s College in London, UK. Dr. Zelealem worked as nutritionist and pediatric dietitian at West Middlesex University Hospital for 10 years. For the past 5 years, Dr. Zelealem has been working at Saint Yared General Hospital as a nutritionist and dietician. Dr. Zelealem joined American Medical Center as a nutritionist and dietician.