Dr. Mzee Ngunga- Best Intervention Cardiologist
Meet Dr. Mzee Ngunga, a distinguished Assistant Professor at Aga Khan University, specializing in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. With his impressive education and training, Dr. Ngunga is a leading expert in his field, renowned for his expertise, passion, and commitment to improving cardiac care in Kenya and beyond.
Education and Training
Dr. Ngunga’s journey in cardiology began when he received his MBChB degree from the University of Nairobi in 2001. He then pursued an MMed degree in Internal Medicine from Aga Khan University in 2008. In 2012, Dr. Ngunga finished his fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
Dr. Ngunga is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) of Edinburgh, a testament to his deep commitment to advancing cardiology education and practice. His expertise and passion for teaching have led him to serve as the Cardiology Fellowship Director at Aga Khan University.
Why Dr. Ngunga is the Best?
Dr. Ngunga’s passion for improving cardiac care in Kenya and his commitment to education and research make him a standout in his field. He has played a crucial role in establishing the Cardiac Care Unit at Aga Khan University, which has become a hub for cardiac care in the region. Dr. Ngunga has also served as the Assistant Secretary of the Kenya Cardiac Society and Chair of the Echocardiography Taskforce.
Work Experience and Treatments
As Head of the Cardiac Care Unit at Aga Khan University, Dr. Ngunga has led several successful cardiac interventions, including complex coronary interventions, pacemaker implantation, and valvuloplasty procedures. Dr. Ngunga is also adept at performing minimally invasive procedures, such as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and percutaneous mitral valve repair (MitraClip).
Dr. Ngunga’s success rate is impressive, with many of his patients experiencing significant improvements in their cardiac health. He has received several awards for his contributions to the field, including the prestigious Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award from the American Heart Association.
Technology and Research
Dr. Ngunga’s commitment to research is evident in his ongoing studies on cardiac arrest in Kenya and his initiation of a registry to study patients with heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, vascular thromboembolism, and atrial fibrillation. Dr. Ngunga’s research leverages cutting-edge technology, including advanced imaging techniques, to identify and treat cardiac conditions.
With his deep commitment to advancing the field, Dr. Ngunga is undoubtedly one of the best cardiologists in the region.