10 total departments
The Department is one of the few departments which offer teaching to both the basic and Clinical Students at the School of Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Allied Health and Pharmacy, all under the College of Health Sciences.
The Department also provides courses at the Mphil. level in Reproductive Biology, Reproductive Health and Disability and Rehabilitation and at the Medical Professional level (Primaries) for West Africa College of Surgeons and the Ghana College of Surgeons and Physicians.
The Department of Surgery of the School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, also doubles as the Directorate of Surgery of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Kumasi, Ghana.
The Department of Medicine was established in 1975. Entry into the clinical programme started in 1980. The Head of Department was Prof. E.H.O. Parry. The first batch to complete the final MB ChB passed out in 1982. The academic staff who manned the the Department of Medicine in it’s early years were Prof Parry, Prof. Sir J.W. Acheampong, Prof. T.C Ankrah and Dr J.G.A. Wood.