Best Cancer Doctors In Kenya

Who is a Cancer Doctor?

An oncologist may also be called a cancer specialist. The field of oncology has 3 major areas based on treatments: medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology. Medical oncologists treat cancer using medication, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy.

Best Cancer Doctors In Kenya

Dr David Makumi

Location: Aga Khan University Hospital


Dr Rohit Govindji Radia
Location: Nairobi Hos Lab Building, 2nd Floor Room 204, Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi.

Contact: +254 20 2710578

Dr. Andrew Oluoch Odhiambo

Contact: 0722 773568

Location: Internal Medicine & Medical Oncology/Haematology – University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Clinical Medicine & Therapeutics

Dr. Anthony Nderitu

Location: Hospital Road, Nairobi

Dr Peter Oyiro

Contact: +254 780 322585

Location: Nairobi Radiotherapy Center

Dr Angela Karira Waweru

Location: Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi

Contact +254 20 2845000

Dr James Nyamanywa Wawire

Location: Cnr Limuru Road & Third Parklands Avenue, Nairobi

Dr Robert Simiyu Wekesa

Location: Hospital Road, Nairobi

Contact: +254 20 272 6300

Dr Fredrick Chite Asirwa 

Location: MERU Teaching and Referral Hospital

Contact: +254 700 522149

Dr Ann Kabura Waweru 
Location: Room 11, KNH Doctors Plaza, Hospital Road, Nairobi Central, 00100
Contact:+254 20 272 6300

Dr David Theuri Ndirangu
Location: Kenyatta National Hospital Doctors’ Plaza,Suite No 5, Nairobi


Dr Vijaya Kumar Narayan
Location: M P Shah Hospital, Shivachi Road, Nairobi
Contact:+254 20 374 0132

Dr Gladwell Kiarie
Location: 3rd Floor Room T9 MP Shah Hospital Dinesh Chandar, Shivachi Road, Nairobi.
Contact: +254 20 374 2763

Dr. Alfred Karagu
Chief Executive Officer at National Cancer Institute of Kenya
Location: Afya House, Cathedral Road 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Contact: +254 720849417

What is the new cancer treatment in Kenya?

Kenya has made a significant leap in tech and cancer treatment with the launch of CyberKnife technology. This system features high-tech radiotherapy with precise targeting of tumors, minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissues.

How many oncologists are in Kenya?

To put this issue into perspective, a cursory search of the official Kenyan medical practitioners database shows less than 100 oncologists are serving 54 million Kenyans in 2022, translating to an oncologist-to-patient ratio of 1:540 000.

How much does cancer treatment cost in Kenya?

Patients on chemotherapy alone cost an average of KES 138,207 (USD 1364.3); while those treated with surgery cost an average of KES 128,207 (1265.6), and those on radiotherapy KES 119,036 (1175.1). Some patients had a combination of all three, costing, on average, KES 333,462 (3291.8) per patient during the year.