Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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About Dr Micheni Muthuuri

Brief Profile

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has over 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

Personal Details

Surname: Muthuuri Dr.

Other Names:  Jamlick Micheni

Date of Birth:  13th August 1955

Marital Status:  Married; with 4 children - 1 girl and 3 boys

Education & Qualifications

  • 1963 – 1970 : Primary School Education, Kambandi Primary School (CPE 1970, scored 34 out of 36 points.
  • 1971 - 1974 : Secondary School Education, Chuka High School; East African Certificate of Education (EACE 16 points)
  • 1975 – 1976 : High School Education (A Levels), Strathmore College ( 3P 1S).
  • 1977 - 1983 : Undergraduate Studies, University of Nairobi (MB., Ch.B)
  • 1985 - 1988 : Postgraduate Studies, University of Nairobi (M.Med.(Surg.)
  • 1983- 1984 : Internship at Machakos General Hospital (Registered Medical Practitioner with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (Reg.No.A2318).

Employment Record

  • 1983 - 1985 : Medical Officer - Machakos General Hospital, Machakos, Kenya. Worked in all major medical disciplines
  • 1985 - 1988 : Senior House Officer in Surgery - Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. Worked through trauma, general, paediatric, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, plastic  & Reconstruction and orthopaedic rotations in preparation for M.Med(surgery).
  • 1988 - 1993 : General Surgeon - The Coast Provincial General Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya. General Duties: Management of all surgical and orthopaedic emergencies; Elective theatre lists in general surgery and orthopaedic trauma; Teaching Ward rounds; Running outpatient clinics; Management meetings (chairman of theatre users committee, infection control and disaster prepared committee).
  • 1994 - 1999 : Private Practice, Mombasa, Kenya. Main Duties were in general surgical work both emergency and elective.
  • 1999 : Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham
  • 1999 - 2008 : Private Practice, Mombasa, Kenya. Mainly concentrating in orthopaedic trauma and general surgery
  • 2008 - 2009 : Fellowship in clinical orthopaedics at the University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban, SA.
  • 2009 - 2010 : Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon, Mombasa

Major Responsibilities

  • Provincial Surgeon, Coast Provincial General Hospital. (1991 – 1993)
  • Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, The Mombasa Hospital (1999 -2005)
  • Member, Quality Control, Aga Khan Hospital

Professional Development

1987 : Two weeks course on Advanced Trauma life support course (ATLS),  KNH, Nairobi, Kenya

1994 : One week International Seminar on Trauma and ATLS, Belfast, U.K.

1996 : Two weeks Course on Laparoscopic Surgery (Basic and Advanced), Nine wells Hospital, Dundee University, Scotland.

1997 : AO Basic course, Davos, Switzerland (One week).

1999 : AO Trauma Fellowship, QMC, Nottingham, UK (Three months).

2000 : International trauma symposium, Edinburgh, UK  ( One week).

2000 : Seminar organized by the Surgical Society of Kenya,  AKH Nairobi ( Three day).

2000 : AO Triennial Trauma Symposium, Davos, Switzerland (One week).

2002 : Interactive Spine Course 1, Davos, Switzerland (One week).

2004  : Total knee replacement symposium in Nairobi organized by the university of Nairobi medical school in conjunction with Zimmer inco.

2004 : Total Knee Replacement at  The Mombasa Hospital,  organised  by myself in conjunction with Kenya Orthopaedic Association.  (10 Patients were operated).

2005 : Total Knee Replacement interactive course at Summer University, Edinburgh, Scotland (one week).

2005 : AO Triennial Symposium in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (one week).

2006 : AO Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma and Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery (CAOS).  Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem (One month).

2007 : Seminar organized by the Kenya Orthopaedic Association   at Leisure Lodge Beach Hotel, Kenya (two-day).

2007 : Attended a one-day seminar on use of Locking Compression Plating organized by Local Synthes representative and Kenya Orthopaedic Association in Nairobi Hospital, Kenya.

2008 -2009 : One year Fellowship in clinical orthopaedics at the University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.  Sat and passed examinations for Higher Diploma in Orthopaedics.

2010   January : Two day seminar on cadaver based spine surgery at University of Nairobi.

2010 April : Attended KOA Meeting, Kisumu

2010 August : Attended SICOT Meeting, Sweden

2010 September : Attended Hip replacement Course, Corail Centre, Lyon, France

2010   October : Attended ECSOA Meeting, Mombasa

Professional Ability

  • Good experience and competence in most aspects of general surgery.
  • Adequate training and hands-on experience in clinical orthopaedics.

Major Presentations  to Various Audiences





Pain Management

Drug Launch


Management of head injury

Pandya Hospital


Management of chest injuries

Pandya Hospital


Management of spine injury

Aga Khan Hospital


Disaster preparedness (organization, preparation, triage etc)

The Mombasa Hospital


Management of open tibia fractures

KMA weekly meetings


Management of fractures in children

KMA weekly meetings


Management of long bone fractures

SSK, Monthly meeting


Breast CA, Recent trends

KMA weekly meetings


CA Prostate overview

KMA weekly meetings


Burns Management  Nurses and MO’s

Aga Khan Hospital


Sarcoidosis  Case presentation & discussion

KMA weekly meetings


CA Prostate  KMA Case presentation

KMA weekly meetings


Rectal CA  Case Presentation & discussion

KMA weekly meetings


Chronic Intestinal Obstruction  Case Presentation

KMA weekly meetings


TB Spine (current approach To management)

KMA weekly meetings


Acute Cervical Spine Injuries

SSK Meeting , September 2009


Acute cervical spine injury

KMA weekly meetings


Approach to Sciatica

KMA weekly meetings


  1. Sella and Juxtasella Tumours - Thesis for MMed. 1988, University of Nairobi.
  2. Contributor to “Clinical Guidelines” (Ministry of Health Manual  for clinicians published 1994).
  3. Editorial Board and contributor in general surgery, 1992/1993.
  4. AIDS in General Surgical Practice, East & Central African Journal of Surgery (ECAJS), Vol. 3 No.1,1997
  5. Priapism in diabetic type II, cases report.  East & Central African Journal of Surgery (ECAJ), Vol.7 No.1, August 2002, PP 73 – 74.
  6. Non-pulmonary causes of acute respiratory distress (ARDS) in neonates: Report of two cases.
  7. East African Medical Journal (EAMJ) Vol.81 No.10 October 2004
  8. Male Infertility in a private Kenyan hospital. EAMJ Vol. 82 No. 7 July 2005
  9. Characteristics of patients with diabetic foot in Mombasa, Kenya. EAMJ Vol. 84 No. 6 June 2007
  10. The Mirizzi syndrome, case report – East &Central African Journal of Surgery. Vol.12, No. 1, 2007 pp 154-158.
  11. Outcome of management of supracondylar fractures of humerus in children, in Mombasa, Kenya. – East African Orthopaedic Journal. Vol.1 No.2 September 2007 pp 74-81
  12. Fractures of the proximal humerus outcome of surgical management (to be published soon).

Honorary Awards

  1. Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of East and Central Africa (ASEA)
  2. Fellow of the College of Surgeons for East and Central Africa (FCS(ECSA))
  3. AO. Alumni
  4. Diplomate of the College of Orthopaedics of Surgeons of South Africa


  1. Fellow of College of Surgeons of East, Central  and Southern Africa (COSECSA)
  2. Member of Kenya Orthopaedic Association (KOA)
  3. Diplomate of  The College of  Orthopaedics of South Africa
  4. Member of the Surgical Society of Kenya (SSK)
  5. Member of Kenya Medical Association (KMA).
  6. The Mombasa Hospital Association
  7. Elder of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa.
  8. Member of Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian University of East Africa.


  • Member of Nyali Golf & country club.


  • General Reading.
  • Traveling and Sight seeing

Featured Research Papers

Outcome of Management of Supracondylar Fractures o...
16 Apr 2011
Supracondylar fracture of humerus in children is very common... More detail
Mirizzi Syndrome, A Case Report
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Mirizzi syndrome causing obstructive jaundice is rarely seen... More detail

About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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