Meet our heart specialists
Dr Mohamed Jeilan, DM, MRCP, CCT
Dr Jeilan, is the Section Head of Cardiology and the Director of Cardiac Services
Dr Jeilan has been key in introducing novel life-saving invasive procedures at the hospital including: the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement, the first renal denervation, the first intravascular ultrasound, and the first biodegradable scaffold implant in sub-Saharan Africa.
His expertise lies in cardiac rhythm management, percutaneous coronary intervention, and transcatheter aortic valve procedures. He is the recipient of the Oxford University School of Medicine Clinical Teaching Award.
Anders Barasa, MD, PhDSenior Instructor
Dr Barasa has been a member of the faculty since 2014 and is the Section’s Research Director. Before joining the university, he was a Staff Cardiologist/Cardiology Fellow in the Department of Cardiology at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden between 2011 and 2014. He wrote his research thesis on heart failure in the young and in pregnancy.
His areas of expertise are ECG, echocardiography, hypertension, and heart failure, while his research interest include heart failure, peripartum cardiomyopathy, and cardiac imaging. Dr Barasa is an executive member of the Kenya Cardiac Society and an active member of the Danish Society of Cardiology, Swedish Society of Cardiology, and European Society of Cardiology.