From left: Prof. Stanley Khainga, Dr. Adan Abdullahi and Dr. Kimani Wanjeri, all from the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Department of Surgery.
Whether it is to enhance beauty, rectify an abnormality or increase one’s self- esteem, cosmetic surgery is becoming a popular trend in Kenya. Here are some of the doctors who perform these procedures in Kenya:
1. Prof. Stanley Khainga
Dr Khainga is one of the top plastic surgeons and consultant in the country. He is the chairman of the Kenya Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons(KSPRAS) and also a lecturer and thematic head of the Plastic Surgery Unit at the Department of Surgery, University of Nairobi.
He mainly operates at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Kenyatta National Hospital and Nairobi Hospital.
2. Dr Joseph Kimani Wanjeri
Dr Wanjeri is one of the plastic and reconstructive surgeons who has specialised as Oral Maxillofacial surgeon (OMS or OMFS). This is a surgical specialty, which involves the diagnosis, surgery and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues. He is also a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Department of Surgery. In 2015, he was appointed as head of the Plastic Surgery Unit of Kenyatta National Hospital.
3.Dr Abdullah Adan
He is a consultant plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and general surgeon. Dr. Adan does most of his work at the Karen Hospital and runs a private clinic in the city. He is also a consultant at Kenyatta Hospital and lectures at the Department of Surgery at the University of Nairobi.
Source: People Daily