​General and breast surgery

The general surgery department offers both ambulatory, emergency and surgical procedural services.

The Team

Our general surgery unit is on call 24 hours a day. Our surgeons have a broad range of specialties, including:

Trauma and Surgical Emergencies

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Surgical intensive care

Outpatient clinics

These run Monday to Saturday by appointment.

A one-stop breast clinic service is also offered daily.

Emergency Services

We have a general surgeon on call every day of the week supported by a team of on-the-ground surgical residents

​Inpatient surgical services


​Meet our General Surgeons

Dr Abdulkarim Abdallah
Associate Professor of General surgery,
Consultant 
General 
Surgeon & Chair, Department of Surgery

Qualifications
  • MBChB (UoN) 1992
  • HDipSurgery (College of Medicine South Africa) 2001
  • FRCS (England) 2016
  • FRCS (Ireland) 2002
  • FACS (USA) 2016
Area of Interest
  • Gastrointestinal surgery and Trauma.
  • Medical Education
​Professional associations
  • Royal college of surgeons in England
  • Royal college of surgeons in Ireland
  • American college of surgeons
  • College of medicine of south Africa
  • South African Gastroenterology Society (SAGES)

  • Surgical Society of Kenya​

Dr Abdalla is also an Associate Professor ​of General Surgery at Aga Khan University's Medical College. Read more about him HERE​ 


Prof. Asad Raja
Professor of General 
Surgery and 
Consultant General 
Surgeon

Qualifications
  • MBBS (University of Karachi, Pakistan) (1980)
  • MHSc (University of Toronto, Canada) (2002)
  • FRCS (Edinburgh) (1985)
Areas of interest
  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Trauma
  • Surgical skills development
​Professional Associations
  • Member Society of Surgeons Kenya
  • Member International Association of Bioethics
  • Member, the Society of Surgeons of Pakistan​
Dr Raja is also a Professor of General Surgery at Aga Khan University's Medical College. Read more about him HERE



Dr Mukuhi Ng’ang’a
Associate Professor of Gegeral Surgery and Consultant General Surgeon ​​

Qualifications
  • MBChB (UoN) (2006)
  • MMed (Gen Surgery) University of Cape Town, South Africa (2017)
  • FCS (SA) (2017)
Areas of interest
  • Women’s health
  • Breast and endocrine surgery
Professional associations
  • Member, the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
  • Health columnist for the Business Daily Newspaper (Nation Media Group)​
Dr Mukuhi is also an Assistant Professor of General Surgery at Aga Khan University's Medical College.

Dr Karan Gandhi
Assistant Professor of General Surgery and Consultant General Surgeon

​Qualifications
  • Cert. Gastroenterology (SA) Surg (Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, October 2020) 
  • MMed in General Surgery (University of Cape Town, March 2020)
  • FCS (S.A) Final (Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, May 2018)
  • MBChB (University of Nairobi, 2009)
​Areas of Interest

  • Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Surgical Gastroenterology, General Surgery and Trauma Surgery
  • Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, including ERCP
  • Liver transplantation
  • Medical education and training
Professional Associations

  • European-African Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA)
  • International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association of South Africa (HPBASA)
  • College of Surgeons of South Africa
  • South African Gastroenterology Society (SAGES)
  • Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA)
  • Surgical Society of Kenya (SSK)​.
Dr Karan is also an Assistant Professor of General Surgery at Aga Khan University's Medical College.



​Contact Us

Hours of Operation and Clinic Booking

Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Phone: +254 (0) 111 011 888
Mob: +254 (0) 730 011 888

Email: nbi.surgeryconsultants@aku.edu​​​

​Quick links

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