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Dr. Sitati and Dr. Gakuya attend a Hand Surgery Workshop organised by the Plastic surgery unit.

Hand surgeons Dr, Tilman Stasch and Dr. Krishna Kumar were facilitators in the hand Surgery workshop done at KNH and Chiromo.

Dr. Stasch is an external examiner in the department of surgery,  while Dr. Kumar is from Calicut in Keral, India.

The workshop lasted one week. Surgeries were held in four sessions and included surgery for brachial plexis injuries among others.

 



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Dr. Hassan consultant Orthopedic Surgeon (left) visited the department and met the chairman, Prof. atinga and lecturer, dr. fred Sitati. Dr. Hassan is planning a collaboration with the Orthopedic department with the Unit at North Durham for an exchange and research programme for the benefit of both departments



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Prof. Atinga (2nd right), Dr.Museve and Dr. Ombachi (1st and 2nd left respectively) with visiting Nuvasive Spine Surgeons

 

Members of staff and the entire team of Nuvasive. 



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SPECIALISED ORTHOPEDIC SURGERIES (SHOULDER REPLACEMENT) TO BE DONE AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL.

Since 1998, Dr. Jerald Lee Cooper MD and Mr. Daniel Odipo have visited the Kenyatta National Hospital and the University of Nairobi, Orthopedic Department. They have been involved in skills transfer and donation of orthopedic equipment and implants involving millions of dollars over the last 16 years. Over the years they have come with teams of health workers involving up to 40 people.



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VISIT BY DR. JERALD LEE COOPER MD ARTHROSCOPY AND ARTHROSCOPY SURGEON IN AUGUST 2015

Dr. Jerald Lee Cooper MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Cooper has 23 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Surgery.

He will be visiting to perform surgeries and give lectures at the orthopedics department of the university of Nairobi.



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