Lagos National Orthopaedic Hospital/SICOT Fellowship (closed)

Funded by the National Orthopaedic Hospital and SICOT


Every year, SICOT offers 2 surgeons a three-month fellowship to the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Lagos (Nigeria).

The accommodation and a monthly allowance will be offered by the National Orthopaedic Hospital. The travel expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 1,000 (economy ticket only; taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount; airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis).  

This hospital’s subspecialties are Arthroplasty/Orthopaedics, Oncology and Paediatrics.

The Fellowship will take place between January and November of each year.



  • Must be a SICOT member with membership dues paid two years in a row at the time of the application (the year of the application and the year before)

  • Under 45 years of age

  • Applicant must have five or more years of specialised orthopaedic training

  • Health insurance coverage during stay at centre

  • Medical check-up before travel

  • Must fill in this form


Please send the following documents to Dr Waheed Lawal ([email protected]): 

  • Up-to-date CV

  • Application letter explaining the reason of this application

  • Scan of passport or birth certificate

  • Proof of SICOT membership (please ask SICOT for a Membership Certificate)

  • Letter of recommendation from present Head of Department

  • Current practicing license certificate

  • Health insurance certificate

  • Medical check-up (with lab results screening for HIV, & Hepatitis B and C)

  • Form mentioned above


Deadline for applications: 31 May 2020