Hospital Hours 

Opening Hours:  8.00 am – 6.00pm  Mon - Sat.

However, doctors and staff are on call 24 hours a day. The records and Front Desk staff will assist you in taking appointments, arranging for admission/discharge and will address any other questions and needs. Appointments can be booked with our front desk by calling the following number  (08061637525) or in person 24hours a day.

Visiting Hours and Policy

Mornings                          11:00am - 12:00 noon
Evenings 04:00pm - 06:00 pm

Please note that only a limited number of visitors are allowed at a time for around fifteen minutes. For security reasons, we request that all visitors must report to main reception and to the nursing station before entering patents’ rooms. Visits to critically ill patients are limited to immediate family only. Please check with the nurse on duty who will make every effort to accommodate you. We understand that the time allotted for visitation are limited, however, we must maintain these visitation requirements in order to deliver the best possible care for our patients.

Hospital Canteen

There is a snack bar at the canteen that serves hot homemade pastries with hot or cold drinks. The canteen is open from 7am to 7pm every day including public holidays. Please ask for direction at the main entrance of the hospital.

Records and Front Desk

Our friendly, courteous and attentive front desk staff will welcome you to Edge Medical Center. The department offers support, information and assistance to patients, relatives and other visitors. They also organize our medical records system to enhance and expedite patient care. The staff in this department, as with others in Edge Medical Center value confidentiality and discretion. They are involved in helping you in many ways including the following:

  • General Information
  • Complaints
  • Suggestions
  • Support Services, e.g.
  • Interpreters, etc

First time patients to Edge Medical Center will be asked to register the following details at the reception desk:

                        Name

                        Address

                        Date of Birth

                        Profession

                        Contact telephone numbers (Cell Phone number)

                        Nearest relative and their contact information

We need this information so that we can produce a treatment care card for you. Patients are also provided with an ID card that bears their photograph at registration. ID cards are not transferrable. As previously stated, the information is available only to caregiving personnel in the hospital via a secure network connection. At Edge Medical Center, we consider the information you provide as confidential and will not be shared with any third parties. A typical patient form looks like this.

Inpatient Info

Inpatient rooms are single bed rooms with amenities that make patient stay as comfortable as possible while they recover. Meals will be served from a menu and be made to order from organic local food when possible to improve nutritional benefits. On-site housekeeping services which also runs around the clock will provide the much needed answers to hygiene and cleanliness issues.

Medical Records

Edge Medical Center is a technologically advanced private hospital in Owerri.  We use the latest in technology to deliver excellent healthcare. We utilize Cloud based technologies for lab results, imaging and electronic health records which connects physicians and patients from any location.  This will improve access to patient clinical information for both patient and physician.

-- Dr George C Ego-Osuala MD,FACP