Dr. Elizabeth Kiragu- Best Pediatric Pulmonologist
With more than ten years’ experience in pediatrics and child health, Dr. Elizabeth Kiragu is a renowned consultant paediatrician in Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently working as a consultant of Paediatrics & Child Health/Paediatrics Allergy/Paediatrics Pulmonology at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. Let’s take a closer look at Dr. Kiragu’s achievements and why she is considered one of the best paediatricians in the country.
Establishing Comprehensive Allergy Services
Dr. Kiragu has been working towards establishing comprehensive allergy services within the Paediatric Department of Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. She is particularly interested in food allergies, asthma, and raising awareness of children’s allergies.
Dr. Kiragu’s extensive knowledge and experience in paediatrics and allergies have allowed her to provide excellent care to her patients. Her expertise in treating allergies has helped many children overcome their allergies and lead a healthier life.
Education and Training
Dr. Kiragu is a graduate of the University of Nairobi, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2005. She continued to study there for her Master of Paediatrics and Child Health, earning her degree in 2012.
Her interest in paediatric allergy prompted her to continue her education, which included a two-year fellowship from the University of Cape Town, where she graduated in 2016 with a diploma in allergy and in 2017 with a certificate in paediatric allergy.
Membership in Professional Associations
Dr. Kiragu is a member of several professional associations, including the Kenya Paediatric Association, Allergy Association of Kenya, the European Respiratory Society, and European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
These memberships allow Dr. Kiragu to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in paediatric medicine and provide her patients with the best possible care.
Advanced Technology and Treatments
Dr. Kiragu is at the forefront of research and innovation in paediatric allergy and pulmonology, using advanced techniques and treatments to manage complex cases. Dr. Kiragu is constantly seeking to improve her knowledge and skills, attending conferences and workshops to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in her field.
Awards and Recognitions
Dr Kiragu’s commitment to excellence has not gone unnoticed, and she has earned several awards and recognitions throughout her career. In 2016, she was awarded the Eugene Weinberg medal for the best candidate in the Allergy Diploma examinations by the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa.