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Milestone Hospital offers a level of service that has resulted in recognition on local, national and international levels. The hospital and the medical staff members have earned not only praise, but also the respect of our peers and the referrals of thousands of managed care professionals, physician networks, healthcare personnel and individual patients.

Below you will find many of the honors and examples of leadership, which have contributed to our excellent reputation.


  • Milestone Hospital are the National Center for Coordinating Pediatric Nephrology Studies.

  • Milestone Hospital is the only non university-affiliated hospital for the Pediatric Oncology Group (studies on rare tumors).

  • Milestone Hospital has one of the top craniofacial programs in the world; more than 15,000 procedures have been performed on children and adults from every state and 75 countries.

  • Medical City Women's Services specialize in high-risk pregnancies and deliveries.

  • The Heart Transplant Program is one of the busiest and most successful such programs in North Texas.

  • Medical City is the only hospital in North Texas to offer adult and pediatric stem cell transplantation.

  • Medical City was the first hospital in the southwest United States to perform open heart bypass surgery using robotic technology.

  • Medical City hosted the first worldwide live Internet broadcast of a beating heart surgery with opportunities for audience participation.

  • Medical City is the only hospital in North Texas to offer 24/7 onsite childcare for employees through the Children's Choice Learning Centers.

  • The Emergency Services Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) is recognized by the National Health Care Advisory Board as Best Practice for Observation Medicine.

  • General Hospital and later upgraded to specialist hospital by the government of East Central State.

  • The first ever successful open heart surgery in black Africa. Since then, open heart surgery had become a routine in the hospital and UNTH is now recognized as a centre of excellence for cardiothoracic medicine.

  • The UNTH introduced and still runs a successful staff welfare scheme which has impacted tremendously on the lives of staff of the hospital especially in the areas of mortgage, car loans, personal loans etc. Other teaching hospitals come to understudy this scheme for possible implementation in their hospitals

  • The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital was also designated the World Health Organization Centre for Innovation in Medical Education.

  • The hospital has currently built a radiotherapy complex fot the management and treatment of cancer and related diseases. This complex is expected to take off very soon. The hospital is a centre for Bio - Medical Engineering for training of appropriate Cadres of medical staff on optimal functionality and maintenance of equipment. UNTH in conjunction with smile train runs a free cleft surgery clinic