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List of best hospitals in Lagos

Best hospitals in Lagos

Lagos state is one place people come to from anywhere in the world to search for the best hospitals in Nigeria.

The best hospitals in Lagos offers extremely high standard medical care and some of then can rank among some of the best hospitals in the world.

The quality of diagnosis, treatment, and preventive health services offered by these hospitals are comparable to those found in many world-class facilities.

Why people seek to get treatment in Lagos State

It is not just the quality of medical treatment that attracts people to Lagos. There are several other reasons that list Lagos hospitals among the best hospitals for treating and some of these factors include:

1. Good facilities

People wouldn’t want to go to a hospital for medical care when it isn’t equipped with the standard medical facilities

2. Affordability

Not many patients can afford to fly out to other countries to seek quality medical attention, especially when good and lower-cost hospitals are available in Lagos. The overall cost is one of the major reasons why thousands of patients from around the world decide to travel to Lagos for medical treatment.

The cost in Lagos is estimated to be at least 60 to 70 per cent less than what a patient spends on average for the same treatment in the UK and the US.

The low cost of Lagos allows people from across the world, especially the underdeveloped countries, to have access to world-class medical treatment.

A majority of patients from such poor and not so technologically-advanced countries have no access to top medical care and highly specialised treatment.

Since the cost of doing in Lagos is less, thousands of people from these countries travel to Lagos each year with the hope to get treated without too much financial burden.

3. Competent and empathetic nurses and doctors

One of the reasons many people like to go to a hospital is the competence of the doctors and nurses.

I mean, I wouldn’t want to be feeling sick and have a nurse or doctor with a shitty attitude attend to me.

4. Patient Outcomes

A hospital’s success at keeping patients alive is another reason patients keep going back to a particular hospital, especially the best hospitals situated in Lagos, Nigeria.

These hospitals have great records of keeping their patients alive.

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List of best hospitals in Lagos

1. Gold Cross Hospital (GCH) Ikoyi

Gold Cross Hospital is one of the best hospitals in Lagos. Established in 1989, GCH medical services and instruments stand side by side with those outside the shores of Nigeria. The environment is beautiful alongside it’s well designed and attractive structure.

Services offered

  • Paediatrics
  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine, and Surgery

A private lounge is assigned to each department. The hospital also has a diagnostic end which features the most hi-tech imaging facilities including:

  • Stress Test ECG
  • 24hr Holter Monitors
  • Spirometry
  • Endoscopy
  • Three  modern theatres with capacity for laparoscopic surgery
  • Delivery Suites with Fetal Monitors
  • Well equipped emergency room with monitors and defibrillators
  • Well equipped laboratory
  • Physiotherapy Unit
  • Hemodialysis unit
  • Neonatal and Adult ICU


– 17B, Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.
– Phone: 08082094409, 08102634743
– Email:[email protected]

– 7B Isaac John St, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, Nigeria
– Phone: +234 (1) 453769
– Email: [email protected]

2. St. Nicholas Hospital (SNH)

Situated at Lagos Island, Nigeria, St. Nicholas Hospital covers five floors of the building which it occupies, with an outpatient clinic and emergency services on the final floor.

SNH was founded in 1968 by Moses Majekodunmi. It is a multi-specialist private hospital, that provides 24 hours of comprehensive care services nationally and internationally.

The first kidney transplant in Nigeria and also the first pediatric kidney transplant in West Africa was performed at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Services offered

  • The SNH Clinic offers endoscopy, cardiology, general care, and total adult preventive care and screening packages among other services.
  • Primary care and Follow-up consultation
  • Breast consultation
  • Imaging studies – Bilateral breast scan, mammogram, Pelvic ultrasound scan, Chest X-ray, and Prostate scan.
  • Pathology – full blood counts, renal function tests, liver function tests, lipid profile, diabetes screening, prostate-specific antigen screening or quantitative studies, urine analysis, faecal occult blood, high vaginal swab and liquid-based cytology for cervical smears
  • Cardiopulmonary – electrocardiogram, exercise ECG and echocardiogram
  • Ophthalmology
  • Lung function tests ( Spirometry)

Health screening tests can also be carried out including the Domestic Screening tests (for household staff), Food Handlers tests, Pre-employment tests, Colorectal cancer screening packages, and many other services.

Hospital departments

  • Nephrology
  • Medical and emergency
  • Intensive care
  • Preventive health screen
  • Colonoscopy and endoscopy
  • General medicine
  • Nursing care
  • Cardiology
  • Paediatrics
  • Antenatal care
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Clinical laboratory
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Family medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Dermatology
  • Dialysis
  • Pharmacy
  • Health assessment

Location and contact

Lagos Island
57, Campbell street, Lagos
+234 8022908484
+234 1-2718690, 1-2715466

Victoria Island
7b Etim Inyang Crescent
Victoria Island, Lagos
+234 8084632038

Lekki Free Trade Zone
Ibeju-Lekki L.G.A. Lagos
+234 8022908484
+234 9030003800

18 Faramobi Ajike Crescent,
off Ikorodu Road, Anthony Village Lagos
+234 9065003036

Email [email protected]

3. Reddington Hospital

With its world-class specialist doctors and surgeons, The Reddington Healthcare Group is well-known worldwide for medical excellence.

In 2001, Reddington began operations as a health care provider with the establishment of the Cardiac Centre, in Victoria Island, which was affiliated with Cromwell Hospital in London. The Lagos hospital was established in 2006.

Reddington spearheaded Nigeria’s first Digital Cardiac Catheterisation and Angiography suite, a speciality in heart care. Reddington Healthcare Group has also achieved many pioneering firsts in healthcare in Nigeria.

Services offered

  • renal dialysis
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • paediatrics
  • surgery (endoscopy and day-care)
  • ophthalmology
  • ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) surgery
  • radiology
  • Gastroenterology (digestive diseases)
  • psychiatry

Location and contact

12 Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

39 Isaac John St, Ikeja GRA, Lagos Nigeria

15c  Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1

Email: [email protected]

Call: 234 -1- 2715341-3, 2715346-8, +234 8128008187, +234-1-2715344

4. Eko Hospital

Eko Hospital was established in 1982. It operates from three locations in Lagos – Ikeja, Surulere and Ikoyi. There are a variety of health services provided by Eko Hospital, within its local population, regionally as well as the provision of national health services.

Services offered

  • Audiometry unit, for conducting hearing tests to enhance the identification of the threshold level
  • Dialysis unit, for the diagnosis and treatment of Kidney
  • Medical laboratory, for the diagnosis of various infections and diseases
  • A blood bank for the storage and preservation of donated blood for emergency purpose
  • Physiotherapy unit provides a comprehensive service to hospital inpatients
  • Radiotherapy equipment
  • Pathology laboratory
  • Psychiatric testing
  • CT Scan Computerised Coaxial
  • Angiography
  • Prostate screening
  • Tomography
  • Intensive care unit
  • Radiotherapy equipment

Location and contact

The EKO Hospital Ikeja
31 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos
Tel: +234 1 271 6997

The EKO Hospital, Ikoyi
2 Lalupon Close, Ikoyi, Lagos
Tel: +234 818 039 2148

The EKO Hospital, Surulere
34 Akerele Street, Surulere, Lagos
Tel: +234 802 328 9643
Email: [email protected]

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5. First Consultant Hospital

When Patrick Sawyer, the Nigeria Ebola virus disease index patient, became ill on arrival in Lagos, First Consultant Hospital was where he was taken. This was very notable.

The Lagos State Government awarded the hospital N50 million after the tragic event and many honours and awards were given to the late Dr Ameyo Adadevoh, the chief physician, for her role in preventing the spread of Ebola in Lagos.

First Consultant Hospital specialises in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Location and contact

16-24 Ikoyi, St. Gregory’s College Road, Obalende Lagos.
Call: 01 7404587

6. St. Ives Specialist Hospital

This is a multi-specialist hospital that offers specialist services in all matters of family health, women, and children. Run by a crop of consultants in obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, medicine and surgery, who are all up to date and active modern trends and developments in their various specialties.

St. Ives is well stocked with modern operating theatres for major surgeries, full laboratory units, a well-stocked pharmacy, radio-diagnostic units, admission facilities, and standby generating sets. The hospital provides a wide range of specialties paediatric and neonatal services, gynaecological services, surgical, medicine, ENT, etc.

Services offered

  • Primary health care
  • Gynaecological clinic
  • Diagnosis with Precise
  • Cardiac clinic
  • General surgery
  • Rehabilitation studio
  • Our Medical services
  • Ovulation induction
  • Intra-uterine insemination (IUI)
  • In-vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Inta cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Cryopreservation
  • Egg/embryo donor program
  • Endoscopy surgery
  • Laser-assisted hatching
  • Surrogacy
  • Surgical sperm aspiration

Location and contact

4, Mojidi Street, off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos.
Call: +234 817-513-2900, +234 817-513-2886

12, Salvation Road, off Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos.
Call: +234 803-949-4531, +234 708-872-7358

6, Maitama Sule Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Call: +234 810-168-8093, +234 808-913-8631, +234 704-595-8989

Email: [email protected]

7. Lagoon Hospital

Lagoon Hospital has a focused and dedicated team of Specialists with a wealth of experience in their individual fields of expertise. They have comfortable 52 in-patient beds at their main branch. Their diligence and dedication in pursuing their mission to help restore the well-being of their patients make them one of the best hospitals in Lagos.

Services offered 

  • Cardiology
  • Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedic
  • Gynaecology
  • Anaesthesia
  • Burns and plastic surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General medicine
  • Neurology
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology


Lagoon Hospital has three branches located in different parts of Lagos.

8 Marine Road, Apapa Lagos, Lagos State

Off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja

11A Idejo Street, Victoria Island

8. Jolads Hospital, Gbagada

Dr. R. F Oladipo founded Jolad Hospital on the 21st of April, 1982. It was initially made up of two doctors, six nurses, two cleaners and a night guard. A ten-admission bed capacity it was.

Between 1983-2002, its own building work was completed and they gave up their former occupancy at No 5 Akindele Street. The total admission capacity at this stage had grown to 100 beds. There was a labor room, a minor theatre, and an injection room.

Services offered

R-Jolad Hospital is a healthcare facility that provides high-quality and personalised healthcare services in all clinical aspects including

  • Ophthalmology
  • Dental care
  • Anesthesiology
  • Paediatrics surgery
  • Dispensary and general medicine

Location and contact

1 Akindele street, New Garage, Gbagada, Lagos State.

G Rjolad : +234-8125990631,
RjoladPlus : +234 8096485894

[email protected]

9. Blue Cross Hospital

Blue Cross Hospital prides itself as a reputable and client-oriented healthcare provider that provides qualitative and efficient healthcare services with vast years of experience and extremely satisfied individuals, corporate organisations, and health management organisations (HMOs).

This hospital was established in 1977 and is located in the commercial nerve centre of Ogba, Ikeja in a purpose-built and detached building.

Services offered

Among others, they provide services such as:

  • Laboratory services
  • Maternity services
  • Ambulance services
  • Pediatric
  • Dentistry services

10. St. Judes Hospital, Festac Town

Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases, particularly leukaemia and other cancers.

Areas of speculation

  • A Clinic – Leukemia and lymphoma
  • B Clinic – Stem Cell/bone marrow transplant
  • C Clinic – Specialty clinics
  • D Clinic – Solid tumours
  • E Clinic – Neuro-oncology /brain tumours
  • H Clinic – Hematology
  • Radiation Oncology clinic
  • Surgery clinic
  • After completion of therapy (ACT) clinic
  • Assessment & triage
  • Cancer predisposition
  • Cardiopulmonary services
  • Dental clinic
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Endocrine clinic
  • Eye clinic
  • Gynaecology clinic
  • Eye clinic
  • Gynaecology clinic
  • Kmart St. Jude life centre
  • Medicine room
  • Procedural recovery area

Location and contacts

21 Road, B Close, House 3, Festac Town, Lagos Nigeria

+234 803 309 2081,
+234 703 834 4977,
+234 1-7741638

E-mail Contact: [email protected]

11. Vantage Medical Centre(VMC)

Vantage Medical Centre(VMC) was established in 1999 by Dr Ayo to provide comprehensive coordinated care for all its patients.

They offer a variety of services from preventive diagnostic to treatment. Early detection can reduce the risk of serious complications from a variety of conditions especially prostate cancer.

Using state of the art techniques and equipment, VMC takes care of the simplest to the most complex urological problem in the safest possible way.

Location and contact

Vantage Medical Centre
Plot 10B Fabac Close,
off Ligali Ayorinde Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +234 1-2705803 , 1-2771707, +234 7084358745, +234 9032458988, +234 7081099492, +234 8117814077

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12. Parklande Specialist Hospital

Parklande Specialist Hospital is a multi-specialist hospital with a special focus on women’s and children’s health.

Its medical objective is to provide quality medical services and specialist medical care to their patients. They provide a clinically clean, warm, and friendly atmosphere that eases the tension and anxiety patients usually feel about the hospital environment.

Parklande Specialist Hospital is staffed with seasoned and experienced professionals, who are client-friendly, giving prospective and existing clients the feeling of talking with a friend, instead of the usual doctor to patient relationship.

The hospital operates 24 hours, 7 days a week emergency services, with a medical doctor on call at all times and in-house specialist consultants in various specialties.

Services offered

  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • ENT
  • Cardiology
  • Physician
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology
  • General surgery
  • Orthopaedics


13, Razaq Balogun street, Off Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos, NG

13. Nigeria Navy Hospital, Ojo

The Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital (NNRH) Ojo was commissioned on the 1st of March 1985 to provide health care to naval personnel and their families at primary and secondary levels.

Over time, the hospital grew in stature and facilities. It is now the main referral hospital in the Nigerian Navy.

Naval medical facilities nationwide refer patients to the facility. Additionally, its services are extended to members and families of sister services, the Police and other paramilitary organizations.

Civilians within its neighbourhood also benefit from her services as part of NN co-operate social responsibilities to the civil populace.

Apart from providing in-patient and out-patient care, the hospital carries out health promotion activities, engages in the training of different categories of health workers particularly interns/house officers and students from various tertiary institutions on practical attachment.

Services offered

  • Surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology,
  • Intensive care unit (ICU)
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Infectious diseases clinic,
  • Psychiatric clinic and dentistry

Location and contact

Navy Town Ojo, Lagos,
Phone: +234 1 8198411

14. Havana Specialist Hospital

Havana Specialist hospital is an award-winning hospital that offers premium and innovative healthcare services.

They adhere to the very high standards of quality care and clinical excellence. They are trusted, reliable and efficient.

Services offered

  • Cardiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Laboratory services
  • Gastroenterology
  • Dietic services
  • Radiology


Location and contact

115, Akerele extension Surulere Lagos Nigeria P.O Box 4631

+234 8027272727
+234 7025357099
+234 7045687532

Email: [email protected]

15. Lifeline Children’s Hospital

Lifeline Children’s Hospital was founded in February 1994 by four visionary and experienced female paediatricians.

They first commenced operations at 133 Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, with the core business of restoration, maintenance and improvement of the health of children.

In June of 2007, they expanded their operations to Lekki Phase 1 in order to bring first-class paediatric care to families living in Lekki and its environs.

At Lifeline Children’s Hospital, the child is always first.

Lifeline Children’s Hospital remains a committed frontline national hospital you can depend on for your child’s health in the areas of preventive, curative and rehabilitative health care.

Services offered


General outpatient clinics

Specialist outpatient clinics

  • Cardiology
  • Ambulatory care
  • Hearing screen
  • Inpatient services
  • Neonatal services
  • Jaundice unit
  • Surgical services
  • School health programs

Location and contact

Lifeline Surulere
133, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos.
+234 7086403512, +234 810 4720 267
Email: [email protected]

Lifeline Lekki
1, Augustine Anozie Street, off Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street, off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
+234 7086403513
Email: [email protected]

16. Cedarcrest Hospitals

Cedarcrest Hospitals is a modern specialist medical care centre located in Nigeria.

It was founded in January 2008 to provide high standard healthcare service to patient within and outside Nigeria.

The centre started as a highly specialised orthopaedic facility, registered as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd.

Services offered

The hospital offers a wide range of medical care services. However, they have been grouped into three which are:

  • Clinical services
  • Diagnostic services
  • Support services

Location and contact

Cedarcrest Hospitals Lagos, No. 25A Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
+234 809 215 5553
+234 809 215 5554

17. Vedic Lifecare Hospital

Vedic Lifecare Hospital is a multidisciplinary hospital that consists of a team of consultant specialists and surgeons.

It is a network hospital to Manipal Hospitals Bangalore, India, Vedic retains a wealth of clinical experience, impacting over 30 million lives since its inception to date.

Services offered

  • Dental
  • General surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Paediatrics
  • Physiotherapy

Location and contact

Vedic Lifecare Hospital,
Block No 105,
Plot 6 Olabanji Olajide Street, (2nd Roundabout) Lekki Phase 1
[email protected]
[email protected]


This is a list of my best hospitals in Lagos State, Nigeria.

As you can know, health they say is wealth. When you have good health, you can have all the energy you need to make all the wealth you want.

Of course, human wants are unlimited and insatiable. In order to be able to get close to satisfying your wants, good health is what you need in your starter kit.

In case you know about some other hospitals that haven’t been listed above. Feel free to post them in the comment section.

Finally, the post is for information purposes only and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation. Use your discretion at all times.