The Directorate of Surgical Services is one of the six directorates of Mulago hospital. This Directorate offers both outpatient and inpatient services along side training and research. These are in line with the 3 objectives of the hospital. The services under this directorate are offered at lower and upper Mulago campus.

There are several units in the Directorate. These units have designated spaces where they carry out specialized functions in the hospital.

Casualty, General Surgery; Orthopedics; Neuro-surgery; ophthalmology; urology; plastic, burns and reconstruction surgery;   oral and maxillogy facial surgery; Ear Nose and Throat; Breast and Endocrine surgery; colorectal and hepatobiliar; cardiothoracic, pediatric surgery