About Us

We are committed to excellence.

Welcome to Emel Hospital Festac Town, Lagos, Nigeria – a multi-specialists’ hospital, situated at 21 Road, Z Close in Festac Town, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Lagos, Nigeria. Emel Hospital is a purpose-built 30 bed hospital situated on a piece of land specially approved for its purpose by the Federal Housing Authority.

Emel Hospital was established in 1988 by Dr. Olufemi Mobolaji-Lawal, a consultant paediatrician. Dr. Mobolaji-Lawal trained as a doctor at the University College Hospital, Ibadan and as a paediatrician in the United Kingdom. Prior to setting Emel Hospital, he worked for some time as consultant paediatrician at Ikeja General Hospital (now Lagos State University Teaching Hospital), Lagos. He is the board chairman and his wife, Dr. (Mrs) Margaret Mobolaji-Lawal is a non-executive director.

The hospital was declared open on the 9th of December 1988 by the then Honorable Minister of Health of Nigeria, Prof. Olikoye Ransome-Kuti. It is the first private hospital in Lagos, Nigeria to be designated “Baby Friendly Hospital” by the Federal Ministry of Health in 1993. We are a well-recognized and foremost pediatric referral centre in Amuwo Odofin area and its environs, as well as providing general medical care and specialist services in obstetrics and gynaecology, internal medicine and various surgical specialities.

Our facility is fully computerized and staffed with professionals to deliver excellent primary medical and specialist's services. We actively promote excellence with a view to ensuring complete client satisfaction at all times.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to excel in the provision of standard healthcare services in a conducive environment towards achieving complete clients’ satisfaction

Our Vision

Our Vision is to be one of the best private healthcare facilities in Nigeria and sub region.
Towards achieving our mission, we are guided by our core values of quality, integrity, diligence and empathy at all times.


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Accredited by NHIS
Accredited by the Radiographers Board of Nigeria
HAFAMAA accredited

About Us

Emel Hospital is a specialist hospital and pediatric center. Our facility is fully computerized and staffed with professionals to deliver excellent primary medical and specialist's services. We are a well recognized pediatric centre.

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