Orthopedic Hospitals in Kenya


What is orthopedics?
It is a branch of surgery that deals with conditions related with musculoskeletal system.This includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Treatment includes both the surgical and non-surgical procedures to treat the musculoskeletal system.

Orthopedic services
• Foot and ankle surgery
• Hand and upper extremity surgery
• Joint replacement
• Cartilage transplantation
• Biomechanics research
• Orthopedic trauma injuries

Careers under orthopedic
The following are some of the careers that are found under the orthopedic unit in Kenya
• Orthopedic surgeons
• Orthopedic nurses

Orthopedic Surgeons in Nairobi | Kenya

Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

In Kenya, orthopaedics is inclusive of Orthopaedic Trauma. The Kenyan population currently stands at approximately 33 million. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that approximately 10% of the population in developing countries is physically disabled. This gives approximately 2.31 million disabled below the age of 18 years and one million above that age. There is currently 1.1 million population to one Orthopaedic surgeon which is well below the WHO accepted figure of 100,000:1. Kenya still relies on training of its Orthopaedic surgeons abroad and in neighbouring countries. The rate is very slow due to limited spaces and lack of funds, and some of the trainers have less than adequate facilities as compared to Kenya.

List of Orthopedic Surgeons in Kenya

Mr Amer Karim
Address: Rooms 535-538, 5th Floor Doctors Plaza, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Third Parklands Ave, Nairobi
Phone: 0789 479141

Prof Josephat A O Mulimba
P.O Box 52507 Ralph Bunche Rd, Nairobi
Phone: 020 313845 Orthopedic Surgeons Kenya

Col (Dr) Adari George
Ralph Bunche Road Nairobi Upper hill, Professor Nelson Awori Centre, 3rd Floor Suite B6, Nairobi
Phone: 0701 794697

Dr George Omondi Afulo
Suite 45 Kenyatta Hospital Doctors Plaza,
Arwings Kodhek Road,
Nairobi Central, 00100
Tel: +254 20 274 4321 Orthopedic Surgeons Kenya

Dr Assad Mughal  
Dr Assad Mughal Shivachi Road,Nairobi Kenya, MP Shah Hospital, Doctors plaza, 2nd floor
Tell: +254727484567
Email: assad.ortho@gmail.com

Dr. Timothy Kagoda Byakika
Upper Hill Medical Centre 5th Floor
Tel: 072727924 / 2721580
Email: byakika@uhmc.co.ke Orthopedic Surgeons Kenya

Dr. George Khateith Museve
Hazina Towers 1st Floor
Tel: 2243474/5
Email: museve@uonbi.ac.ke , gkmuseve@yahoo.com

Dr. Gathua L.G
Aga Khan Doctors Plaza – Mombasa
Tel: 041-315629, 227710/l, Res. 492272
Email: Iggathua@yahoo.com Orthopedic Surgeons Kenya

Dr Samuel Okoth Owinga
Doctors Plaza, Room107,
P.O Box 35175 Third Parklands Ave, Nairobi
Tel:020 3741059

Dr Neeraj Krishnan
1st Floor Room F1 Dinesh Chandaria Medical Centre,
Shivachi Road,
Nairobi Central, 00100
Tel: +254 73 136 6294
Email: drneerajkrishnan@gmail.com

Dr. N H Bhanj
3rd Floor, Aga Khan Hospital Doctors Plaza,
P. O. Box 43691 Third Parklands Ave, Nairobi
Phone: 020 3742561

Dr John Atinga
Hurlingham Medicare Plaza
Tel: 020 272 9464 Orthopedic Surgeons Kenya

Dr. Gakuu L.N.
Menelik Medical Centre Menelik Road, Off Ngong Road
P.O. Box 55164, Nairobi 00200
Tel: 020-2052662

Dr Prakesh M Heda
Nairobi Hospital, P.O Box 61777, Nairobi
Phone: 020 2729979

Dr David Stuart
Nairobi Hospital,
Argwings Kodhek Road,
Nairobi Central, 00100
Telephone :+254 20 271 0463

Other professionals who form part of an orthopedic team in an Hospital

  • Neurologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Primary care doctors
  • Chiropractors
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Athletic trainers

Kenya Orthopedic service providers | Orthopedic Hospital Kenya

AIC-CURE International
Location: it is located in Kijabe near Kijabe Mission Hospital
Tele: +254203246610                     Orthopedic Surgeons and Hospitals in Kenya

 Tenwek hospital
It is located in Western Kenya in Bomet
Email: +254052 2022 495
P.O BOX 39 Bomet.
Orthopedic Hospitals Kenya

 St Luke’s Orthopedic and trauma hospital
Located next to the Hindu Temple Nandi road, Eldoret
Tel: 0707186525
Email: info@stlukesorthopaedics.com
Orthopedic Hospitals Kenya

PCEA kikuyu orthopedic unit
Situated next to Alliance Girls’ high school, in Kikuyu.
Tel: 020-2044770 Orthopedic Hospitals Kenya

Karen Hospital
P.O. Box 74240-00200
Langata Road-Karen
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel : +254-20-6613000
Fax : +254-20-6613222
Emergency Number: +254 702 222222
Email : info@karenhospital.org Orthopedic Hospitals Kenya

The Nairobi West Hospital
0722 200 944, 0734 200 944
0722 200 944
Gandhi Ave, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Spine & Orthopaedic Centre
Located at Fortis Suites in the Upper hill region along Hospital road,
off Ngong road opposite the Nairobi club and the Public service club
Tel: +254780888823, +254204401349 ,+254791399104
Email: info@nairobiorthopaedic.com

Jumuia Friends hospital Kaimosi
Located Off Chavakali – Kapsabet Road
Tel: +254733758736, +254721388277
Email: kaimosi@jumuiahospitals.org

Aga Khan University Hospital
Located at 3rd Parklands Avenue,
Limuru Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
+254 (0) 20 366 2000
Email: akuh.nairobi@aku.edu

KNH and Provincial General hospital
All major general hospitals have their own orthopedic units and rehabilitation centers

Orthopedic Surgeons and Hospitals in Kenya

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