Our  Team

Our team is comprised of young, hard working and energetic staff willing to change the care of orthopaedic patients in Machakos County. We have orthopaedic surgeons, an anaesthesiologist and pain specialist, physiotherapist, Theatre Assistant and we currently have a prosthetist on board.

Dr. Levis Nguku

Role: Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special focus:

  • Total Hip replacements

  • Total Knee Replacements

  • Fracture treatment both acute and complex old fractures

  • Childrens Orthopedics


Training and Work Experience:

  • Worked in PCEA Kikuyu Hospital- Rehab, AIC CURE International Hospital-Kijabe

  • Undergraduate training in University of Nairobi

  • Post graduate training in Makerere University, Kampala

  • Others: Arthroplasty training at Yonsei University, S. Korea

  • Fellowship qualification from the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa

  • Over 10 years experience in orthopaedic surgery

  • Over 5,000 surgeries performed


Dr. Speciosa Nguku

Role: Anaesthesiologist

Interest areas:

  • Chronic Pain Management like Lower back Pain & CRPS​

  • Regional Anaesthesia

  • Childrens anaesthesia

  • Pain-free surgical experience


Training and Work Experience:

  • Undergraduate training at Makerere University, Kamplala

  • Post graduate training in Makerere University, Kampala

  • Others: Regional and paediatric anaesthesia at Yonsei University, S. Korea

  • Fellowship qualification from the College of Anaesthesiologists of East Central and South Africa

  • Over 5 years experience in providing anaesthesia

  • More than 1,000 surgeries performed

Dr. Catherine Wambua

Role: Consultant Physical Therapist

Interest areas:

  • Management of Stroke & Brain Injury Patients to restore function

  • Sport Medicine Rehabilitation 

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Wound Care Management.

Training and Work Experience:

  • Masters in Exercise Physiology from University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

  • PHD in Physiotherapy from Univeristy of South Alabama USA

  • Member of American Physical Therapy association, Alabama Board ofphysical therapy and Physiotherapy council of Kenya

  • Physiotherapist, CEO & Proprietor of Restore Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Hospital at Karen, Nairobi.

  • Over 26 years of  experience in USA

  • 12 years as Clinical faculty for the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Physical Therapy, Alabama State University

  • Part-time Faculty in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Role: Physiotherapist

Interest areas:

  • He has a passion for managing several conditions including: acute injuries management, paediatrics ,orthopedic, and sports physiotherapy

Training and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Physical Therapy -JKUAT

  • Over 3 years working experience

  • Worked in Restore Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Hospital ,Unison Hospital Rumuruti, Nanyuki Golf Course

Mr. James Kirabi
Mr. Stephen Okall

Role: Prosthetist – Orthopedic technologist

Interest areas:

  • Peadiatric Prosthesis and Orthoses for Amputations, Cerebral Palsy, Club feet e.t.c

  • Post surgery rehabilitation Orthoses

  • Adults Prosthesis: Amputations due to Diabetes

Training and Work Experience:

  • Worked in AIC CURE International Childrens Hospital in Kijabe and Nairobi at  Worldwide Orthopaedics Center.

  • He conducts outreach clinics in several towns which include: Kitui, Voi, Isiolo, Meru and Eldoret & Machakos

  • Over 5 years experience

  • Diploma Orthopaedic Technology- KMTC Nairobi Campus



Mr. Joseph Maina

Role: Theatre Assistant

Interest areas:

  • Wound Care management- Vacuum Therapy

  • Assisting In Surgical & Anaesthesia Procedures

Training and Work Experience:

  • Worked in Oasis Specialist Hospital as a Theatre Assistant.

  • Worked for over 6 years in Kijabe Hospital as a theatre assistant

  • Certified Theatre Technologist at Kijabe Hospital School of Nursing

Mrs. Elizabeth Kimilu

Role: Clinic Manager

Passion is:

  • Interacting with people

  • Checking on patients

  • Staff welfare


Training and Work Experience:

  • Over 15 years experience in managing clinics in Eldoret, Nairobi and Wote towns.


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