The Executive Board


Dr. Joyce Aswani


Chairperson

MBCHB (University of Nairobi), MMED (ENT) SURGERY (university of Nairobi)

Fellowship UCT South Africa (Head and Neck Surgery).

ENT Head and Neck Surgeon, Senior Lecturer University of Nairobi.

DR. SAMUEL M. NYAGAH


Vice Chairperson

MBCHB (University of Nairobi), MMED (ENT) SURGERY (university of Nairobi)

ENT Surgeon, Practicing at Kenyatta National Hospital. Has special interests and training in various international institutions on Rhinology and Allergy

Dr. Wahome Karanja


Secretary, Scientific Conference

MBCHB (University of Nairobi), MMED (ENT) SURGERY (university of Nairobi)

Is a consultant ENT surgeon practising in the public sector and at Prodigy ENT Center in Nairobi. He possesses fellowship training in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery from RWTH University, Aachen Germany.
 
 

Dr. Asmeeta Patel


Ex officio, Chair Scientific Conference

Qualifications
BSc, Maharaya Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1988
MBBS, Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1993
MS (ENT), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1997

Academic Specialization
ENT

Professional Experience
Consultant, ENT Surgeon, Department of Surgery, AKUH, Nairobi
Consultant (Medical Specialist 1), Kenyatta National Hospital
ENT Senior Registrar (Medical Officer), Kenyatta National Hospital
Junior Registrar, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
House Surgeon, Department of Anaesthesia, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
Intern, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

Professional Associations

MBBS (Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi)
MS ENT, Head & Neck Surgery (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi)
 
ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon practicing at the Aga Khan University Hospital with special interest in Otology, Rhinology and Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery

Awards
Employee Excellence Award for Best Employee in ENT, Kenyatta National Hospital, (2007)
Certificate for Specimen Dissection, Department of Anatomy, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India (1989 – 1990 Session).
National Students Science Congress (Kenya) – Chemistry ‘A’ Level Talk: 2nd Prize (June 1983).
Nairobi Students Science Congress – Chemistry ‘A’ Level Talk: 1st Prize (June 1983).
Nairobi Students Science Congress – Chemistry ‘A’ Level Exhibit: 2nd Prize (June 1982).
Prize for Academic Excellence, Loreto Convent Msongari School, Nairobi, Kenya (October 1978).

Dr. Karuga Gakuo


Member.

MBCHB (University of Nairobi), MMED (ENT) SURGERY (university of Nairobi)

Is a Specialist ENT Surgeon practicing both in the Public sector and Prodigy ENT Services Nairobi.. He has a keen interest in Neuro-otology and has participated in many Operation Ear Drop Surgical activities. He has also attended numerous trainings in Ear Surgery and will be pursuing a Fellowship in the same.

Dr. Sophie Gitonga


Member

MBCHB (University of Nairobi), MMED (ENT) SURGERY (university of Nairobi)

ENT Surgeon practicing at Nairobi ENT Clinic. Has special interests in Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery.