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Karen Surgery: Healthcare, the way it should be

Karen Surgery: Healthcare, the way it should be


Karen Surgery started in 1991 as a small traditional general practice to provide medical services to the Karen / Langata community. Soon patients were coming from all over Nairobi, upcountry Kenya, and even East Africa. Karen Surgery has moved a few times, and expanded, but its core values have not changed, and the doctors and psychologist who own and run it have a long-term commitment to the practice and the community.


Karen Surgery provides primary care family medicine services for people of all ages. The GPs (or Family Physicians) establish a personal relationship with each individual, one on one, that may last for decades; and may also care for several generations within the same family.


Convenient care, where and when you need it:

• same day walk-in treatment for serious acute illness

• booked appointments – to minimise waiting times

• house visits for the elderly and infirm

• telephone & email consultations for established patients

• repeat prescriptions


Comprehensive care:

• well women's health checks, and shared antenatal care

• well baby growth and development checks, and vaccination

• treatment of acute illness, keeping you out of the emergency room

• management of chronic health conditions such as diabetes

• preventative medicine and screening, keeping you healthy

• school and sports physicals

• vaccination updates & travel medicine advice

• dressings and wound care by the practice nurse

• allied health professionals - psychologists, physiotherapists, podiatrist, nutritionist - make up the Karen Surgery team


Collaborative care:

• old fashioned personal care - respecting your values and needs

• shared decision making - based on honesty, trust, and empathy

• facilitating your access to specialists and high tech healthcare


Cost effective care:

• individualised appropriate care, no unnecessary tests or treatment

• subsidised lower cost care for your domestic staff

• we are independent and do not deal directly with insurance companies, but will complete your insurance claim forms




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    +254 (0) 733 642246
    +254 (0) 775 642246
    +254 (0) 722 646891

Emergencies only: +254 (0) 724 840246

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Do not waste time.  Call the emergency phone, go to the nearest hospital or call an
ambulance.  Ambulance Services -  0700 395 395 , 0725 225 225, 0721 225 285.