Who is a Back Surgeon?
Spine surgeons are doctors who specialize in the treatment of conditions that affect the spine. Both orthopedic Surgeons and Neurosurgeons are trained in and may specialize in spinal procedures.
In some cases, specialization training may involve a combined team of both orthopedics and neurosurgeons.
Best Back Surgeon In Kenya
- DoctorMICHAEL LITORO LIIME.
- DoctorDaniel Kanyata.
- DoctorPhilip Mosi.
- DoctorSusan Karanja
- DoctorDavid Muchiga Kamau
- DoctorEmmanuel Oyier
- DoctorEveristo Opondo.
- DoctorChauhan Singh. MBchB, Mmed (Orthopedic Surg), FAAS, Fcs-Ecsa Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon.
What type of surgeon is best for back surgery?
Fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons are equally qualified. However, the main difference is in training.
A neurosurgeon is trained to treat conditions of the brain and spine, while an orthopedic spine surgeon specializes in treating the spine.
How many orthopedic surgeons are there in Kenya?
The number of orthopedic surgeons in Kenya is estimated at sixty. Those registered as such in the current Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (MP&DB) register are 31.
This gives a ratio of 1: 550,000. Only two provincial hospitals, two districts, and four mission hospitals have an orthopedic surgeon.
Is back surgery high-risk?
Common Risks and Concerns
Back surgery is a major procedure with some risks. These include the typical risks of any surgery, such as bleeding or infection, as well as concerns specific to back surgery.
How much does a neurosurgeon cost in Kenya?
Neurosurgery costs in Kenya range between KES 300,000 – KES 500,000. The subsidy patients will have to get Neurosurgery cost under Sh100,00 while NHIF members will be treated and provided all facilities.
In addition, the facility will buy medical materials such as medicine and implants for higher neurosurgery services.
Who is the first female orthopedic surgeon in Kenya?
Neema was the first registered resident in orthopedic surgery in Kenya. Shortly after, another two female doctors in training changed from general surgery to orthopedics, and that made them the first three registered orthopedic surgeons in the country. Neema’s postgraduate training was not sponsored by the government.