Gerald Yonga

Dr Gerald Yonga

Associate Professor, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Tel: 254 20 3740 00
Fax: 254 20 3744 035
MBA, UNISA, 2007
MMed, UoN, 1990
MBChB, 1985

Research Interests
Epidemiologyprevention, and primary care of Non-communicable disease
Rheumatic Heart Disease epidemiology & prevention
Heart Failure prevention, quality management and outcomes
Comprehensive Cardiometabolic risk management

Academic Specialisation
Heart Disease
Heart Failure
Non Communicable Diseases Prevention and Care
Health Management

Professional Experience
Chair, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University
Chair Cardic Unit, Mater Hospital, Nairobi
Cardiologist in Charge, Mater Hospital Nairobi
Senior Lecturer & Consultant Physician/Cardiologist, Kenyatta National Hospital
Lecturer/Senior Registrar, Riuniti Ospedale di Bergamo, International Heart School
Senior Lecturer & Consultant Physician/Cardiologist, Kenyatta National Hospital
Tutorial Fellow/Assistant Lecturer Clinical Pharmacology & Resident, Kenyatta National Hospital
Medical Officer 1, Garissa Provincial Hospital
Medical Officer Intern, Rift Valley Provincial Hospital

Professional Associations
Chair – Kenya Cardiac Society 2008 to 2012
National Chair – The Kenya Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance.
Working group member – Valvular heart disease council – European Society of Cardiology (2009 to date)
Member – European Association of Echocardiography (2010 to date)
Member – International Society of cardiovascular ultrasound ( 2002 to date)
Council member – Pan-African Society of Cardiology (2008 to date)
Member- Kenya Medical Association (1985 to date)
Member – Kenya Association of Physicians ( 2004 to date)
Editorial board member – East African Medical Journal 2001 to date

Fellow European Society of Cardiology, (FESC) 2007
Fellow American College of Cardiology 2008 USA
Dias/faculty American College of cardiology Congress 2009
Endowment - Jewar & Hassanali Ajane Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine East Africa, Aga Khan University

Created on:24/04/2013  Last modified:22/06/2014