Otieno - Gynaecologist - Kisumu, Kenya

Nerry Otieno

Kisumu, Kenya

Services

Gynaecologist

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Been in active clinical practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for over 12 years both in private and public service. Currently more in private practice,lecturing and passionate in cervical cancer prevention and care, through KCCC as a director.

Work History

Nyeri Kenya

From February 2014

2. 1st FIGO AFRICA conference in Addis Ababa, October 2013
3. Experts in cervical cancer education and leadership meeting, Accra Ghana, 30th April- 2nd May, 2012.

Affiliated Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Avenue Health Hospital

From September 2013

Inpatient Manger: Dr Said Mohammed

Avenue Hospital, Kisumu a modern private Hospital in Kisumu City.
I am working as part of an enthusiastic team of consultants in the delivery of very high standards of care. My clinical duties involved in-patients, theatre, and managing obstetric and gynaecological emergencies when called upon.

Private Out-patient Clinical Practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Lecturer and Deputy Head of Clinical Medicine

Posts

Professor Gonzo Manyasi

Great Lakes University of Kisumu

From May 2012

Dean: Professor Gonzo Manyasi
I give lecturers in obstetrics and gynaecology to nursing and clinical medicine students as per the nursing and clinical medicine curriculums. I teach junior doctors, clinical medical students and student midwives at the bedside, give tutorials, small group teachings and lectures at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital. I provide educational supervision and mentoring of trainees in nursing and as well as intern doctor and clinical officer trainees and regularly conducted appraisal and feedback sessions, on a weekly basis in obstetrics and gynaecologic care skills. I am involved in setting, invigilating and marking of the university examinations. I have mentored clinical medical students from Southern Sudan in emergency obstetrics and gynaecology care.
I am an active member of research team at Great Lakes University of Kisumu.

Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Conference, Nairobi Kenya

From February 2012

Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Conference, Nakuru Kenya

From February 2011

Affiliated Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Aga Khan Hospital

From December 2010

Chief of Clinical Staff: Dr Reddi Prabhakara, MBchB, MMed (Rad)

Aga Khan Hospital is situated in Kisumu City, in Kenya. It is a tertiary private maternal unit with a wide ranging clinical case load from a multicultural background, part of the Aga khan health services providing high standards of care. It is ISO certified. It is a busy hospital, with Maternity Unit having 360 deliveries a year. The department comprises of 8 consultants with various interests and subspecialties, making up all the essential skills required in obstetrics and gynaecology. Other departments in the unit include gynaecological clinic, MCH/FP clinic and counselling.

I have been working as part of an enthusiastic team of consultants in the delivery of very high standards of care. I also have training obligations involved in protocol developments and continuous medical education. My clinical duties involved in-patients, theatre, an antenatal, gynaecology and outpatient clinics when called upon. I also regularly attended CME, therapeutic committee meetings and mortality morbidity and clinical risk meetings where adverse events are reviewed.

Volunteer Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Wedco Centre

From September 2009

Started from September 2009 to date
Purely out-patient private clinic in Obstetrics and gynaecology

Previous Posts
Volunteer Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral and Teaching Hospital (Previously New Nyanza Provincial) Hospital(JOORTH); Kisumu
Chief Administrator: Dr Juliana A. Otieno, MBchB, MMed (Peads)

Resident Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Great Lakes University of Kisumu

September 2009 - November 2011

teaching staff seconded to the hospital as stipulated in the memorandum of understanding to offer clinical services and participate in clinical teaching. This involved all aspects of both obstetric and gynaecology care, clinics, theatres and on-call commitments. Initially it was an essential preparation for improving my clinical skills both surgical and theoretical, with the local pathologies, given that I had just relocated back from Swaziland. It is an ongoing weekly commitment.

The obstetrics and gynaecology department at JOORTH is an old and busy public unit. It has tertiary maternal unit with a wide ranging clinical case load from a multicultural background .It has a large catchment area with a wide ranging spectrum of obstetric and gynaecological pathologies. I was privileged to work as a volunteer in the department and I have to amass a wealth of clinical and teaching experience. I independently perform different procedures. These include hysterectomies abdominal and vaginal, extended and warthiems; prolapse procedures (without grafts) these include anterior and posterior repairs anterior and posterior repairs, exploratory laparotomies, mini-laparotomy for bilateral tubal ligation, colposcopy and caesarean sections.
I provide educational supervision and mentoring of trainees in nursing and as well as intern doctor and clinical officer trainees and regularly conducted appraisal and feedback sessions.

Resident Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Medisun Clinic, Ezulwini Private Hospital, Mbabane, Swaziland

Medical Director

Dr P.M.Gina

February 2005 - June 2009

During that period, I was privileged to be the first consultant in the department I pioneered the setting up of the obstetrics and gynaecology department. This post involved all aspects of both obstetric and gynaecology care, clinics, theatres and on-call commitments. During the time I was privileged to undergo hands-on diagnostic ultrasound training in Obstetrics, Abdominal and Pelvic Ultrasound and I frequently did scans in labour ward for obstetric scans, biophysical profile and for gynaecologic conditions: ectopic pregnancies, fetal viability and pelvic and abdominal masses.

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Coast Provincial General Hospital, Mombasa,

trainee

Basic Life Support

Coast Provincial Hospital, Mombasa
2006 Certificate on Hands -on diagnostic ultrasound training Centurion, South Africa
2007,2011,2013 Basic Life Support Ezulwini, Swaziland, AKH, Kisumu


Meetings Attended

Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Conference, Mombasa Kenya

From February 2004

Chief Administrator

MMed (Peads)

May 2003 - January 2005

Dr Shikely MBchB, MMed (Peads)
The obstetrics and gynaecology department at Coast Provincial hospital is a busy public unit and had 4 senior Obstetricians and gynaecologists. The department had a wide range of clinical case load from a multicultural background, a large catchment area with a wide ranging spectrum of obstetric and gynaecological pathologies.

I was privileged to work under senior members in the department and I amassed a wealth of clinical experience. Over the years, I gained the competence to work independently and confidently in managing a wide range of pathologies. This involved all aspects of both obstetric and gynaecology care, clinics, theatres and on-call commitments. It was an essential preparation for improving my clinical skills both surgical and theoretical, with the local pathologies, having been working independently after completed my Masters Degree training. I was able to provide educational supervision and mentoring of health trainees of various cadre and regularly conducted appraisal and feedback sessions. I independently performed different obstetrics and gynaecologic procedures.

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist /Medical Superintendent
Malindi District Hospital, Malindi,

Medical superintendant

Malindi District Hospital

Performance Improvement Approach: Introductory course Malindi District Hospital

Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Conference, Nairobi Kenya

From February 2003

trainee

KCCT,Nairobi

Quality Improvement in Health Care Course workshop KCCT,Nairobi

Provincial Medical Officer

MBchB, MMed

December 2000 - April 2003

Dr Shariff, MBchB, MMed (Peads).
This was a 120 bed district hospital. As a consultant the work involved all aspects of both obstetric and gynaecology care, clinics, theatres and on-call commitments. Being the only obstetrician and gynaecologist I independently performed different obstetric and gynaecologic procedures. I was able to provide educational supervision and mentoring of intern clinical medicine trainees and regularly conducted appraisal and feedback sessions.
As a medical superintendent I was exposed to managerial duties and I undertook various management and administrative courses. I was in charge of the hospital, head of the hospital management team, the executive expenditure and hospital displinary committees and a member of the hospital board and was responsible for hospital budget and budget control.

Locum Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Nazareth Mission Hospital, Kenya

Medical Officer

August 2000 - November 2000

in charge: Dr Kiura, Consultant Surgeon
Duties involved all aspects of both obstetric and gynaecology care, clinics, theatres and on-call commitments.

Senior House Officer, Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Kenyatta National Teaching and Referral Hospital, University of Nairobi, College of Health Services

Medical Superintendent

Malindi District Hospital

From December 2000

During that period I oversaw tremendous growth of the hospital in terms of infrastructure and staff capacity building, improving the facility into intern doctors training facility and improving tremendously the scope and quality care.

As the first resident obstetrician and gynaecologist I was able to set up and establish the department of obstetrics and gynaecology in Ezulwini Private Hospital. I gained invaluable experience and feel confident to set up a department in my area of interest.

Audit/Case reports

I have been involved in the audit process throughout my training and believe it is an essential part of clinical governance. Most of my projects have gone through the full audit cycle.

I have supervised the following audit/projects:
• An audit of operative deliveries at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu.
Name of trainees: Dr Beryl, Dr Odour; Dr Mulunda
Outcome: Most WHO standards were kept.

Guidelines
Guidelines developed in AKH:
• Protocol on management of massive postpartum haemorrhage
• Protocol on management of vaginal bleeding in the emergency department
• Protocol on prevention of vertical transmission of HIV.
• Management of ectopic pregnancy.
• Protocol on management of Malaria in pregnancy.
• Guideline on cervical cancer screening

Postgraduate Training Courses
Management Courses
YEAR COURSE PLACE

consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist

Malindi

District Standards and Regulatory services Planning workshop KCCT,Nairobi

Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board

From February 1998

Membership of Learned Societies/Associations

• Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
• Swaziland Medical and Dental Council
• Kenya Medical Association
• Swaziland Medical Association
• Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society
• East Central and Southern African Obstetrics and Gynaecologic Society

Educational Supervisor

September 1996 - August 2000

Dean: Professor Magoha, Consultant Surgeon
I attended lectures and undertook training in clinical work, ward rounds, special clinics, elective theatre sessions, emergency obstetrics and gynaecologic theatre cases under supervision of senior lecturers, consultants and professors in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology.

Senior Medical Officer and Medical Officer I

Homabay District Hospital

September 1994 - September 1996

Medical Superintendent: Dr Ambrose Misore MBchB, MMed (Peads), Consultant Paediatrician

Medical Officer II (Internship),
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga (Previously New Nyanza Provincial) Hospital; Kisumu
Starting: September 1991- September 1992
Medical Superintendent: Dr Richard Muga MBchB, MMed (Peads), Consultant Paediatrician

I spent 3 months in each of the main specialties of medicine, surgery, paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology before full registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (KMPDB).

Clinical Experience - Gynaecology
Gynaecology: emergency and general

I have substantive experience in general gynaecology; I regularly perform major surgeries and supervise trainees working with me. I have been involved in managing gynaecological emergencies over the years through full participation in the on call rota. I am able to assess general patients as well as recognize and stabilize critically ill patients.

Clinical Experience - Obstetrics
Antenatal
I ran an antenatal clinic at all the hospitals have worked as a registrar and as a consultant. All the hospitals have a large catchment area with wide ranging conditions in pregnancy. I liaised with other specialists in managing high risk pregnancies.

Intrapartum
I regularly take on calls on labour ward where I indirectly supervise midwifes and junior doctors and also take responsibility of major decisions regarding the care of women during labour. I have learnt to be proactive on labour ward, to prioritise, delegate and directly/indirectly supervise junior trainees in the obstetric team. I am able to give a positive feedback in a non-judgemental and blame free way especially where there has been an adverse event.

Qualifications & Certifications

Mangu High school

University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi

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