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List of Pediatricians in Kenya

List of Pediatricians in Kenya

A pediatrician is a medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases.Pediatrics / paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.Pediatric physicians must have general medical knowledge and an understanding of how treatments affect different developmental growth stages.
List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Duties / Responsibilities

General pediatrician treats all types of infectious childhood diseases and injuries.Pediatrician must track and administer immunizations on schedule. They immunize kids against disease such as hepatitis B,Diptheria,mumps polio etc.
The doctor must be able to communicate well with both children and parents.
They usually educate parents/guardians on childhood eating habits,Promoting regular exercise and personal hygiene.
Education and Training
As with other types of physicians, pediatricians are required to earn a doctoral degree, such as a Doctor of Medicine.Once the doctoral degree is completed and you’ve decided to pursue a career as a pediatrician, you enter a pediatrics residency program, which lasts three years.
At Nairobi university the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health was established in 1967 at the inception of the Medical School.
Department’s Contacts
P. O. Box 19676 – Nairobi, Kenya ,
Kenyatta National Hospital
Tel: 254 020 2726300 Ext.43769 254 020 2725102
Fax: 254-2-2725102
Email: dept-paediatrics@uonbi.a
Twitter Handle: PaediatricsUoN
Facebook: Paediatrics Uon
Skype: uon.paediatricsch
At Kenyatta University The department was established in April 2004, at inception of the School of Health Sciences.It became operational in the year 2009. Currently, the department offers the course of Paediatrics and Child Health to students admitted for the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, during their 4th year of study.
P.O Box: 43844-00100
Medical schools have varying qualification types and grade requirements for entry

Sub Specialties in Peditricians

Adolescent medicine
Child abuse pediatrics
Clinical informatics
Developmental-behavioral pediatrics
Headache medicine
Hospice & palliative care
Pain medicine
Pediatric allergy and immunology
Pediatric cardiology
Pediatric critical care
Pediatric emergency medicine
Pediatric endocrinology
Pediatric gastroenterology
Pediatric hematology
Pediatric infectious disease
Pediatric nephrology
Pediatric oncology
Pediatric neuro-oncology
Pediatric pulmonology
Pediatric rheumatology
Sleep medicine
Social pediatrics
Sports medicine
Transplant hepatology

Kenya Paedriatic Association

The Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA) is a nonprofit, non-partisan body of paediatric practitioners.KPA was started in 1968 by a small group of paediatricians who were then providing healthcare services to a rapidly growing population
Their offices are located at KMA Center 3rd Floor, Office suite 301
Upper Hill, Mara Road, Nairobi
P.O.Box 45821 00101 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 254 020 2725309 / 2726298
Cell: 254 726 161590

List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. Alaro Dan Robert Obat
First Parklands Avenue,
Nairobi Central, 00100 List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. David Githanga
Doctors’ Plaza, Nairobi Hospital, Room 302.
P.O. Box 19601-00202.
Tel: 020-2846328, 020-2711469 Cell: 0722-524359

Dr. C. A. Yuko Jowi
Hurlingham Heart Clinic. 5th Avenue House, 2nd Floor, Suite No. 4, 5th Avenue Road off Ngong Rd.
P.O. Box 19624-00202
Tel: 020-2710062/2726506
Cell: 0722200512, 0733417917

Dr. Naomi Gachara
Nairobi Hospital, Doctors’ Plaza, Room 208.
P.O. Box 52244-00200 Nairobi.
Cell: 0732593078
Email: List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. Gacheri Nelly Mutua
Nairobi Hospital, Doctors’ Plaza, Argwings Kodhek Rd., 3rd Floor, Room 303.
P.O. Box 15001-00100 Nairobi.
Tel: 020-3513184 Cell: 0722787186, 0734571430

Dr. Charles R. Opondo
Corner House, Mezz 3, Kimathi Street.
P.O. Box 57097-00200 Nairobi. Tel: 020-2224225

Dr. Mary S. Limbe
Aga Khan University Hospital, Doctors Plaza, 3rd Floor, Suite 326-327.
P.O. Box 19410-00202 Nairobi.
Tel: 020-3662701

Dr. Charles M. Wanyoike
Studio House, Hurlingham. P.O. Box 58418-00200 Nairobi.
Tel: 020-2726632.
Cell: 0722522758.

Dr. Christine Muasya
Menelik Medical Centre, Menelik Rd., Off Ngong Rd. Personal Cell: 0722527864 Office No.’s: 020-3872502, 0724053362 P.O. Box 19342-00202 KNH, Nairobi. Email: Services: Outpatient & Inpatient Consultations, Well Baby Clinic (including growth monitoring & nutritional counselling) & Immunisation Services.

Dr. Wilson Kipchumba Bett
Lecturer, Paediatrics & Child Health,
Egerton University.
Faculty of Health Sciences
P.O. Box 536-20115, EGERTON, Kenya.
Alt: P.O Box 3066-30100 Eldoret |Kenya.
Tel: +254-722621615, +254-733621615. List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. Kirimi Chris Martin
P.O.Box 215-60200 MERU

Dr. Ahmed Hodan Suleiman
Dr. Ekeno Sarafina
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
Tel: +254 57 202 0005
Otieno Oyoo Street,
Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya

Mohamed Bashir Admani
Lecturer, in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nairobi &
Consultant Pediatrician, Kenyatta National Hospital
Department of Pediatrics
& Child Health, University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 19676-00202, Nairobi,Kenya
Telephone: 254(20)3662739 or

Dr. Brian Maugo Maugo
Lecturer and consultant Paedtritician
Tel: +254 727 150531
University of Nairobi
Department of Paediatrics & Child Health List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. Kaiser Fitzwanga

Dr. Laura Bosan. Oyiengo

Dr. Caren Mburu Wambui
Tel: +254 20 271 4877
Located: 1st Floor Suite 1d Upper Hill Medical Centre,
Ralph Bunche Road,
Nairobi Central, 00100

Dr. Irene Mbwavi Wasilwa
Paedriatic Cardiologist
Upper Hill Medical Center
Tel:0713 600981

Dr. Edah Njuguna
Talana Specialist Centre
Tarikiville, 1st Floor, Kitengela, Athi River
Tel.: 0706 767 331
P. O Box 34221 00100 Nairobi List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr.Susan Wairimu Kimani
University of Western Ontario
Room M106 Medical Science Building

Dr. Omoding Anastacia
Dr. Grace M. Nalwa

Dr. Patrick M. Mburugu
Lecturer and Chair of Department
Department of Child Health and Paediatrics
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
COHES Complex
3rd Floor

Beatrice Chepngeno Mutai
Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
University of Nairobi &
Consultant Pediatrician, Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O. Box 19676-00202, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:+254(708)552909 ; alternate

Dr. Samuel K. Ng’arng’ar
Dr. Amolo Judith A
Dr. Abdisalan. M. Maalim
paedtritician at GGCH

Dr. Sam J. Otieno Oula
+254 57 202 0005
Address: Otieno Oyoo Street,
Kisumu, 40100

Dr. Muthoni Mburu
The Karen Hospitals – Nairobi
P.O. Box 74240-00200
Langata Road-Karen
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel : +254-20-6613000
Fax : +254-20-6613222
Emergency Number: +254 702 222222
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Dr. Evelyne Ng’ang’a (M.B.Ch.B, Mmed Paeds UON)
The Karen Hospitals – Nairobi
P.O. Box 74240-00200
Langata Road-Karen
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel : +254-20-6613000
Fax : +254-20-6613222
Emergency Number: +254 702 222222
Email :

Dr. Tunje Dorcas Supa
Paediatrician at Kangundo District Hospital
Phone: 0735014990/0708761844
Adora children clinic, Angel Medical Centre, KCB building Machakos town

Dr.Ahmed Mohamed Rafik Laving
Senior Lecturer
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician/Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Kenyatta National Hospital Nairobi, Kenya
Consulting Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Aga Khan University Hospital and Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Nairobi
P.O. Box 19676-00202, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: Office +254(20)3747323, 3662796,
Mobile: +254(724)940616

Dr. Njuguna Mucheru
Kimkan Hospital
Along Murang’a-Kangema Road
Tel: (254) 713-455458

Dr. Peter Kipkirui Mashep
P.O Box 2402 Mombasa,Kenya 80100
Email: List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr. Ezekiel Machira
Physical Address: Consultants Clinic next to Post bank;
Telephone: 0708 909 099 ,0722 697 276

Dr. Christine Karanja-Chege
Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics at Kenyatta University
Consultant Pediatrician
Aga Khan University Hospital

Dr. Lina Digolo Nyagah
Head of Research and Strategic information LVCT Health
Argwings Kodhek Road
P.O. Box 19835-00202 KNH, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2646692
+254 20 2633212 / +254 733 333268 / +254 722 203610 / +254 724 256026
Email: enquiries@lvcthealth.or

Dr. Prisca Amolo
Medical superintendent
Makueni County Referral Hospital List of Pediatricians in Kenya

Dr.Lucy Nyakio Wainaina Mungai

Dr. Fredrick Namenya Were
Associate Professor. Department of Paediatrics, University of Nairobi.
P. O. Box 20956-00202,
Tel 2542-2714877/2748.
Email, or

Dr. Julian Mwikali Muiva-Gitobu
Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Kenyatta National Hospital

Dr. Odero Nicholas Agai
Dr Nicholas Agai Odero is a Deputy Director of Medical Services and a Consultant Paediatrician and Child Health Specialist at The Department of Health, County Government of Nyamira. He is also the Head of Paediatrics Department in Nyamira County.

Dr. Elizabeth Gathoni Kibaru
COD, Lecturer, Paediatrics & Child Health,
Egerton University.
Faculty of Health Sciences.
P.O. Box 536-20115, EGERTON, Kenya.
Tel: +254-722942394

Dr. Bonface Ombaba Osano
Department of Paediatrics & Child Health
University of Nairobi ,Kenya
Tel: +254722646720 or

Dr. Awuonda B.B. Onyango
United mall 1st flr nxt to KCB
Tel: 0721598901
P.O. BOX 19234-40123,

Dr. Virginia Muviku
PETCA Institute, Gertrude Garden Children Hospital
Tel: 020 7206000 | 0722898948 |0731344044
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Dr. Annette Sang
c/o Annette Sang, M.S.W.
2304 Lyndhurst Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 7V5

Dr. Moses O. Lang’o
Consultant Paediatrician / Neonatologist
The Nairobi Hospital Doctors Plaza
P. O. Box 15000 Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi
Phone: 020 2845000

Dr James M. Gitau
Lecturer, Dept of Paediatrics and Child Health
Jomo Kenyatta University of
Agriculture and Technology, Juja, Kenya
PO BOX 607-00232 Ruiru, Kenya.

Dr. Godfrey Allan Otieno
Paediatrician/Senior Research Officer at KEMRI- Walter Reed Project
Tel: +254 72 393 4706

Dr. Bernard Wamiti Gatinu
Located at Meru Level 5 Hospital, Meru
Tel: 064 3 2370

Dr. Githinji Nyawira
Address: P.O BOX 71 Nakuru

Dr. Makeba Shiroya Wandabwa
Director at Focused Health Solutions Pediatricians Kenya

Dr. Lawrence Owino Okong’o
Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics at University of Nairobi

Dr. Aduro Kidaha
Paediatrician Lupe Medical Centre
Tel: 0722 785487

Dr. Claire Mueni Ngeta
Paediatrician, University Health Services Unit,University of Nairobi
P O BOX 379, NAIROBI 00202

Dr. David Galgallo
Lecturer Paediatric and Child Health Kenyatta University
P.O. Box 640-00100, Nairobi
Telephone: +254 722 472 613

Dr. Rashmi K. Kumar
Aga Khan University Hospital Doctors Plaza, 3rd Parklands Avenue
P.O. Box 49872, Nairobi 00100
Tel: 0733-733505
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Dr. Rumesa Akmal
Toto World Karen The Stables, Suite 16, Karen Road
Postal Address: P.O. Box 67427, Nairobi 00200
Telephone: 020-3882085
Mobile: 0706-595474

Dr. Patricia Njuguna
Chair of Clinical Research at KEMRI Wellcome Trust

Dr. Paul Kiprono Laigong’
Located at Gertrude Children Hospital
Tel: 020 7206000 | 0722898948 |0731344044
Email us:

Dr. Wahu Gitakah Rosalind
Address: P.O.Box 16605-00620 NAIROBI

Dr. Agnes Langat
Paediatric Consultant at Kenyatta National Hospital, and serves as honorary lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Nairobi

Dr. Grace Akech Ochieng
KMA Centre, 2nd Floor, Suite 208, Mara Road
Tel: 0733-7268

Dr. Pollycarp Mandi
Paediatric Gastroenterologist Honorary Lecturer Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital

Dr. Twahir Hemed
Medical Director The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa (AKHM)

Dr. David Kiptum
Paediatrician at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital

Dr. Isaac Tsikhutsu
A.I.C Litein Hospital Figure Tree Health Services
P.O. Box 200, Litein 20210
Tel: 052-54026/54260, 31117

Dr. Adil Waris
Location: Room 403/4, Aga Khan Hospital Doctors Plaza
Tel.: 0713 452201, 0737 377227

Dr.Mohamed Mithwani Sadik
Pandya Hospital Doctors Plaza,
Dedan Kimathi Street, Mombasa,
Tel:+254 20 231 4140

Dr. Inwani Irene W.
assistant director at the KNH Paediatrics Department
Address: P.O.BOX 29720 – 00202 Nairobi – Kenya
Tel: 254 – 722608483

Dr. Fridah Afandi Govedi
P.O BOX 9720 Nairobi, 00100

Dr. Otieno Walter
Dr. Walter Otieno is the Head of Paediatrics and Child Health at Maseno University School of Medicine and a Senior Research Officer at the WRP/ KEMRI Kisumu Field station
Telephone :+254 71 448 1488

Dr. Hatimy, Mwanaisha. Omar
P. O. Box 81318
GPO Mombasa

Dr. Kituyi Adelaide. N
Located at Royal Gardens Hospital
Mzima Springs Road, off James Gichuru Rd.
P.O Box 76641- 00508,
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 736 060 827

Dr. Dalton C. Wamalwa
Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and
a Consultant paeditrician.
Tel: 0721239493 or

Dr. Hooker H. Juzar.
4th Floor, Doctors Plaza, Aga Khan Hospital, P.O. Box 19396, Nairobi
Phone: 020 3744256

Dr. Nyandiko. Mokaya w.
Eldoret General Hospital Doctor’s Plaza, Room 203, Eldoret
Tel: +254722735448

Dr. Robert Kimutai Langat
Kenya Medical Research Institute
P.O. Box 54619, Nairobi 00200
020-2726460, 0722-803726

Dr. Daisy N. Ndwiga
Jubilee Insurance Exchange, 4th Floor Room 437
P.O. Box 8558, Nairobi 00100
Tel: 0733-876019

Dr. Peter Gisore
Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Senior Lecturer, Moi University.
P.O. Box 220, Kisii 40200​
+254 20 366 2591

Dr. Mildred A. Mudany

Dr. Mary K. Kiaira
Unit 202B
6941 Derry Road West
Milton ON L9T 7H5
Phone: (905) 636-1779
Fax: (905) 636-1781
Electoral District: 04

Dr. Ogutu, B. R.
Chief Research Officer :The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
P. O. Box 2254 00202, Nairobi or
P.O. Box 54, Kisumu, Kenya
Cell: +254-733-812613,
E-mail: or

Dr. Constance Nalianya Tenge
Moi University School of Medicine Tilil House, Mezz. Floor

Dr. Renson O. Mukhwana
Paediatrician and Endocrinologist at Gertrudes Childrens Hospital

Dr. Gachara Naomi Wambui
Pediatric Cardiologist at KNH
Tel: +254 20 272 9667
Address : Suite 57 K N H Doctors Plaza,

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