Department of Family Medicine

Dr Abubakar Abiso Mohammed ; MBBS, FMCFM, MSc Pharm, MHE

HOD Family Medicine 


What the department is known for;

A department that gives comprehensive, continuous and coordinated care to individuals irrespective of age, gender and disease process, in the context of the individual, family and community.
The department was created in August 2019 with her pioneer Head of Department appointed on the 16th of January 2020 
The department gives services from Mondays to Fridays, Weekends and Public holidays.
It opens from 8am to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays 
8am – 2pm Weekends and Public holidays.
The department is fully automated in service delivery by using Electronic Medical Record system.
It is also fully equipped with state of the art facilities.
The department is fully accredited both by the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Physicians.
The department is also involved in training of residents in Family Medicine, conducts research and renders health care services. 

Mission: To render accessible and quality health care services to patients and clients irrespective of age, gender or disease condition in the context of their families and community

Vision: To be the most recognised Training Centre in the North-eastern Sub-region in research and service delivery 


The pioneer Head of Department is Dr Abubakar Abiso Mohammed, a consultant Family Physician, Health Economist, Clinical Pharmacologist, a certified lifestyle specialist and a project manager.
The department has four consultants of which three are visiting and one is permanent.
⦁    Dr Pitmang L Simon        Visiting 
⦁    Dr Bukar A Grema        Visiting 
⦁    Dr Aminu G Fikin        Visiting 
⦁    Dr Mohammed A Abiso    Permanent 

The department also has two Senior Registras
Dr Adamu Muhammad Askira
Dr Abubakar Buba Muazu 
There are 16 Registrars , 23 Medical officers.
The various Units under  the department includes
General Outpatient Clinic
Paediatric Out patient Clinic
Retainership Clinic
NHIS Clinic
Federal Secretariat ( UMTH Urban health Centre) clinic
UMTH Annexe Clinic , Potiskum 
Services Rendered
Outpatient services
Inpatient observation services
Laboratory services
Radiological and sonographic services
Pharmaceutical services
Medical fitness services
Pre- employment and Pre-school Medical examination services 

Academic Activities
⦁    Clinical Audit
⦁    Departmental Presentation
⦁    Monthly Morbidity/Mortality Review
⦁    Journal Club Review



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