Dr Sylvia Mbugua graduated from the University of Nairobi with a MBChB degree in 2000 and an MMed degree in Internal Medicine in 2008. She underwent Neurology Training as part of the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, UK and graduated in 2017.
Dr Mbugua’s research interests focus on epilepsy in Kenyans and stroke outcomes, but publishes on a wide range of clinically important topics in Nairobi.
She engages with the public in various forums and media to demystify neurological diseases. She provides specific treatment for headache disorders such as greater occipital nerve blocks.
Dr Mbugua is also a Senior Instructor of Neurology at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Read more about her HERE
Herman Ojuma Ekea, MBChB, MMed, FCN (South Africa)
Dr Herman Ekea completed his MBChB degree at the University of Nairobi in 2005 and graduated with an MMed degree in Internal Medicine at Aga Khan University in 2012. He completed a fellowship in Neurology at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa in 2019, and is a Fellow of the College of Neurologists of South Africa.
Dr Ekea’s main areas of interest are clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular diseases, and provides neurotoxin treatments for these disorders.
He is an active member of the Neurological Society of Kenya, Kenyan Association of physicians and the International Parkinsonism and Movement Disorder Society.
Dr Ekea is also a Senior Instructor of Neurology at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Read more about him HERE