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Doctors & Medical Staff

 

Dr. MARGRIET VAN UNEN-VAN ENK, M.D. MBBS, Family and Tropical Medicine

GENERAL PRACTITIONER
Dr. Margriet van Unen is from Holland, where she graduated at the Free University of Amsterdam. She is specialised in Family Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has worked in rural hospitals in Sudan and Yemen for 4 years and in Nazareth Mission Hospital for 6 years. In 1991 she started Karen Surgery with Dr. Judy Shaw. She has done voluntary work in Nepal and Peru and has worked as an expedition doctor on several Classic Volvo rallies in South America, Central America, USA and Canada.

 

Dr. MARIE-LOUISE CANTAMESSA, MBBS(Hons), MPH&TM, M Bioeth 

GENERAL PRACTITIONER
Dr. Cantamessa has lived half her life in Australia, and half in Kenya. She studied medicine at the University of Queensland. Before joining Karen Surgery she worked at Gertrude's Garden Children's Hospital and at Dr Colin Forbes' paediatric clinic in Nairobi. She sees patients of all ages, but has a special interest in child health, routine growth and development checks, and vaccination. She works closely with educational and clinical psychologists to treat children with ADHD. She has a masters degree in public health and tropical medicine from James Cook University. She also has a masters degree in bioethics from Monash University, Australia and is a lecturer on bioethics at Strathmore University.

 

Dr. JACQUELINE KITULU, MB.Ch.B, MBA-HCM

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Dr. Jackie Kitulu graduated from The University of Nairobi. She is a family physician and has been in private practice for over fifteen years. Jackie has a special interest in emergency training and is a Resuscitation Council of the UK (RCUK) certified instructor at the Aga Khan University Hospital and Kings College Hospital, London.She is the current National Chairperson  of the Kenya Medical Association, the first woman to.chair the association. She is the recipient of the Organisation of Women in International Trade (OWIT)  Woman of the year 2010 award and the Africa Most Outstanding Female Professional Award 2012 from the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development. 

She also has an MBA in healthcare management from Strathmore Business School which has propelled her into transformative leadership in healthcare

 

Mrs. HANNAH MURIMI

PRACTICE NURSE
Hannah Muremi has been the practice nurse at Karen Surgery since 2004. She sees patients for vaccinations, well baby checks, blood pressure monitoring, wound dressings and collecting blood samples.