Dr. Beverly Cheserem- Best Neurosurgeon
When it comes to neurosurgery, patients need a surgeon who has the right blend of expertise and compassion. Dr. Beverly Cheserem is one such surgeon. She is currently working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. Let’s take a closer look at her education, experience, memberships and medical practice.
Education and Training
Dr. Cheserem graduated from the University of Southampton in the UK with honors after earning her bachelor’s degree in medicine. She subsequently finished her neurosurgery training at the South London Neurosurgery Rotation.
She has also completed rotations in various University hospitals in the UK and has been a traveling fellow of Bellaria Hospital (Italy), Lariboisiere Hospital (France), and UPMC (USA). Her extensive training has equipped her with the knowledge and expertise needed to handle complex neurosurgical cases.
Expertise and Interests
Dr. Cheserem’s subspecialty interests include pituitary and skull base surgery using both endoscopic and microsurgical methods.
She has made major contributions in the field of neurosurgery, especially in the area of global health, teaching, and clinical research. She has also held various international positions, including Co-Chair of the Education Committee of the Young African Neurosurgeons Forum, International Advisory Board Member for the Women in Neurosurgery Asian Congress, and a member of the World Federation of Neurological Societies Gender and Research Sub-Committee.
Dr. Cheserem is a member of the British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO), the Association of Medical Educators (AOME) UK, and the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS, Eng).
Additionally, she belongs to the Kenya Medical Association (KMA), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), and the Society of British Neurosurgeons (SBNS).
Previous Work Experience
Dr. Cheserem worked as a Weill Cornell Global Health Fellow at Tanzania’s Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute before joining AKUHN.
In addition, she worked as a consultant neurosurgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital in the United Kingdom and as a Skullbase Fellow at the University Hospital of Wales.
Innovative Technology and High Success Rates
Dr. Cheserem is committed to using innovative technology in her practice, which has contributed to her high success rate in treating complex neurosurgical cases. She employs both microsurgical and endoscopic techniques in skull base surgery and pituitary surgery, which reduces scarring and hastens recovery time for her patients. She also uses state-of-the-art equipment, such as intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring, to enhance accuracy during surgeries.