Medical Officers

Medical Officers

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Dr. Maina Mungai. – Senior Medical Officer In charge of The Karen Hospital Nairobi CBD Branch

Dr. Maina Mungai is a Senior medical Officer In charge of The Karen Hospital Nairobi CBD Branch located at Cardinal Otunga Plaza First Floor with 8 years of experience in his field of expertise.

He graduated from the university Nairobi with a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2008.Dr. Mungai joined The Karen Hospital on 1st March, 2011 and has been productive ever since in his work.

Prior to joining The Karen Hospital he worked in reputable institutions including Kiambu County Hospital, Nyeri County hospital and the Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital.

Dr Sakina Mustansir Palkhi – Medical Officer

Dr. Sakina Palkhi is a Medical Officer at The Karen Hospital, Nairobi working in the Accident & Emergency Unit and Intensive Care Unit.

She is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2014. She joined The Karen Hospital in 2016 and has been productive and efficient in her work ever since.
Dr. Sakina has also attended various trainings such as Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support to improve efficiency in her work.

She has worked in reputable hospitals as an intern including: The Saifee Hospital, Mumbai where she worked in the department of obstetrics and gynecology as a foreign electives student and Burhani Park, Residential Complex Hospital, Tananarive, Madagascar where she was a volunteer doctor in outpatient management, consultations, and home based medical care.

Dr Oshow Fariah Mohamed – Medical Officer

Dr. Fariah Oshow is a Medical Officer at The Karen Hospital, Nairobi. She is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery.

She joined The Karen Hospital in 2016 as an Intern and was later absorbed as a full time doctor in 2017.
She has attended trainings such as Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and Advanced Cardiac Life Support to improve her efficiency

Dr Hussein Khalif Mohammed – Medical Officer

Dr. Hussein Khalif is a qualified Medical Officer at The Karen Hospital, Nairobi currently working at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Accident and Emergency (A&E) and interested in pursuing cardiothoracic Surgery.

He is Kenyan, educated at Wamy high school, South B, Nairobi and later to joining the University of Nairobi graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery.

He joined The Karen Hospital in February, 2017 where he has assisted the cardiac team in performing 53 open heart cases.

Prior to joining The Karen Hospital he worked at Kenyatta National Hospital where he was adequately trained in his field and NGOs such as Islamic Relief and Save the Children.

Dr. Hussein has done 2 publications so far namely Retrospective study of CABG in The Karen Hospital Kenya and Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Cardiac Surgery case report.
Apart from his busy schedule, Dr. Hussein enjoys reading, travelling and swimming

Dr Desire Aime – Medical Officer

Dr. Desire is a General Medical Practitioner at The Karen Hospital in charge of Thika Branch located at Maisha Heights Ground Floor with 11 years working experience in the medical field.

He is a graduate from the National University of Rwanda with a degree in Medicine and Surgery and further joined The Kenya Methodist University for Master of Science in Health Systems Management.

He joined The Karen Hospital in May, 2017 and has been productive in his work ever since.

Dr. Desire also runs cardiac clinic at The The Karen Hospital Thika Branch performing ECG and ECHOs and thereafter sending referrals to the Karen Hospital Nairobi for patients requiring cathlab procedures and surgeries.

Dr. Desire has done a number of publications to his credit including;

a) Efficiency and Organizational Arrangements in the Utilization of Resources at Primary Health Care (PHC) in Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Health Economics and Policy. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2017, pp. 138-144 by Desire Aime Nshimirimana, Donald Kokonya, Wanja Mwaura-Tenambergen, Maureen Adoyo.

b) Pain Assessment among African Neonates. American Journal of Paediatrics. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2016, pp. 4-9 by Desire Aime Nshimirimana, Donald Kokonya, Jeanne Marie Claude Uwurukundo, Phocas Biraboneye, Fred Were, Cyprien Baribwira

c) Effectiveness of the Devolved Primary Health Care Gatekeeper System in Machakos County, Kenya. American Journal of Health Research. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2016, pp. 91-99 by Desire Aime Nshimirimana, Wanja Mwaura-Tenambergen, Donald Kokonya, Maureen Adoyo among others.

He has worked in reputable institutions prior before joining The Karen Hospital which includes; Rwanda National Malaria Control Program as Clinical Trial Investigator and Clinical Manager, Muthale Mission Hospital (MO I/c), Kitui, Kenya, Saint Orsola Mission hospital(MOi/c), Tharaka, Meru and Bishop Kioko Catholic Hospital (MOi/c), Machakos, Kenya.

Dr Emmanuel Niyomwungere – Medical Officer

Dr. Emmanuel Niyomwungere is a Senior Medical Officer In charge of The Karen Hospital Nakuru Branch located at Tower One Building Moi Road with 5 years experience in the medical field.

He is a graduate from the University of Burundi with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery.

He joined The Karen Hospital in May, 2017 and has consistently worked efficiently in his field of practice.

Dr. Emmanuel has done a number of publications including; Plasmodium species responsible for Malaria; Epidemiological, Clinical and Biological aspects at Kamenge Teaching Hospital and Priorities for Local AIDS Control Efforts in Burundi (PLACE Method Measure Evaluation.

Prior to joining The Karen Hospital, he worked at Centre Medico Chirurgical SOLIS (CMC) Bujumbura- Burundi, Musema District Hospital Kayanza-Burundi and Mary Immaculate Mission Hospital Mweiga Nyeri

Dr Stanley Wahome – Medical Officer

Dr. Stanley Wahome is a highly qualified and trained medical doctor in charge of The Karen Hospital Karatina Branch located on Kibaki Street in Karatina Town.

He is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2011. Dr. Stanley has 5 years experience in General Medicine practice.

Prior to joining The Karen Hospital, he worked in reputable institutions including Nyeri County and Referral Hospital and Karatina District Hospital.

Dr Nyabutoh Peter Sandas – Medical Officer

Dr. Peter Nyabuto is a Senior Medical Officer in charge of The Karen Hospital Meru Branch located at Njuri Ncheke street Meru town. He has over 20 years working experience in the medical field having attended to over 137,280 patients since he started practising.

He is a Kenyan, educated at Kericho High School and later Mangu High School for his A levels. He further joined the University of Nairobi graduating with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree. Having joined The Karen Hospital in June, 2008 Dr. Nyabutoh has been magnanimous in his work.

Dr. Nyabuto also runs cardiac clinics at the Meru branch performing ECG and ECHO and thereafter sending refferals to the main hospital for patients who require cath lab procedures and surgeries.
He has worked in reputable hospitals and held senior positions and prior to joining The Karen Hospital he worked at Eveready East Africa Ltd, Nakuru as a Company Doctor.

Dr. Nyabutoh has undergone several trainings to help boost his speciality and improve his efficiency in his work. This includes BLS at The Karen Hospital –Nakuru branch-2011, HIV/AIDS with special emphasis on anti-retroviral therapy; 26th July2003-Symposium, Phycisian Mini-laparatomy under local anaesthesia course 17th January-15th February 1992 and many more.

Despite his busy working schedule, Dr. Nyabuto creates time to do what he loves most that being travelling and meeting new people and engaging in various sports activities.

Dr Eric Nyandwi – Medical Officer

Dr. Eric Nyandwi is a Senior Medical Officer In charge of The Karen Hospital Nyeri Branch located at Caledonia House Kenyatta Avenue Nyeri Town with 13 years of experience in the medical field.
Dr. Nyandwi also coordinates cardiac clics at the Nyeri Clinic performing the ECG and ECHOs and later sending referrals to the main hospital for clients requiring cathlab procedures and surgeries.
He was educated at University of Burundi graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Nyandwi presented his masters thesis that was published in 2007 entitled; Apport de l’echographie dans le Diagnostic des Hepatocarcinomes: Etude Retrospective Sur 58 CAS.

He has worked in reputable hospitals prior to joining The Karen Hospital including Red Cross of Burundi, Hospital of Bubanza in Burundi, Hospital of Bururi in Burundi and Mukumu Hospital in Kaka mega among many others where he showed full expertise in his work and efficiently handled his tasks.

He has also undergone various training to boost his efficiency including; care of children affected by HIV/AIDS organized by ANNECA, maternal and surgical emergencies and HIV harmonized curriculum
and many others.
Despite his busy schedule, Dr Nyandwi loves travelling and socializing.

Dr Bob Kikwe – Medical Officer

Dr. Bob Kikwe is a Medical Officer at The Karen Hospital, Nairobi with 14 years experience in the medical field.

He studied in Uganda from kindergarten way up to the undergraduate level graduating with Bachelor in Human Medicine.

In the last 41 months, Dr. Kikwe has done 40 CVC insertions, 30 Chest tube insertions,15 minors surgical toilet and suture,30 emergency and elective endotracheal intubations, taught interns and my medical officer colleagues how to insert CVCs, chest drain removal.

He has worked in reputable institutions prior to joining The Karen Hospital including; Intermediate Hospital Oshakati – Namibia, Sironko District Local Government-Uganda, Nebbi district hospital-Uganda and Arua Regional Referral Hospital-Uganda among many others.

Dr. Kikwe has not published any papers but has two underway entitled CABG surgery reviews at The Karen Hospital in 2017 and Open Heart surgeries audits at The Karen hospital for the past decade 2007 to 2017.and he has an interest in Surgery in Critical Care.

He has also undergone various trainings to boost his efficiency including ACLS/ATLS, PALS, critical care and Mechanical Ventilation among many more.
It is not all work for Dr. Bob Kikwe He enjoys Sports, travel and research work.

Dr Sylvia Waithera – Medical Officer

Dr. Sylvia Waithera is a Senior Medical Officer In charge of Ong’ata Rongai Branch located at Geomack House opposite Nafram House with 2 years working experience in the medical field.

Dr. Sylvia is a Kenyan, educated at Precious Blood Riruta Secondary School and later joining the University of Nairobi undertaking a degree course in Medicine and Surgery. Prior to joining The Karen Hospital in 2008, Dr. Sylvia worked at Karatina District Hospital and has also attended ACLS training to increase work efficiency.

Regardless of her busy schedule, Dr. Sylvia enjoys reading, travelling and swimming.

Dr Leif Bundi – Medical Officer

Dr. Leif Bundi is a Senior Medical Officer in charge of The Karen Hospital Naivasha Branch which is located at Luxor House with one and half a years experience in the medical field.

Dr. Bundi is a Kenyan educated at Nairobi school and later joining the University of Nairobi undertaking a degree course in Medicine and Surgery.

He joined The Karen Hospital in September, 2018 and has been efficient in handling his duties at the Naivasha Clinic. However, prior to joining The Karen Hospital, Dr. Bundi worked in reputable institutions including PCEA Kikuyu Hospital and Nairobi Adventist Hospital.

He has undergone trainings such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training and Basic Life Support (BLS) Training to improve work efficiency.
Regardless of his busy schedule, Dr. Bundi enjoys cycling and cooking.

Dr Eric Oduor – Medical Officer

Dr. Eric Oduor is a Medical Officer at The Karen Hospital, Nairobi with 8 years of practical experience in the medical field after completion of his internship in 2010.
He is a graduate from Moi University, graduating with Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery.
Prior to joining The Karen Hospital, he worked reputable institutions including the Kenyatta National Hospital and Nairobi West Hospital.

He has also undergone several trainings to boost his work efficiency including ACLS, ATLS and also participated in a 2 day Critical Care training Seminar organized the Critical Care Society of Kenya in June, 2018

Dr. Oduor enjoys watching rugby and chess.