David Nekyon

Assistant Professor
Department of Anaesthesiology

Interim Chair, Department of Anaesthesiology

Telephone: 254 020 2158


Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia, Makerere University, Uganda, 2001
Diploma in Anaesthesia, Makerere University, Uganda, 1998
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, Makerere University, Uganda, 1995


Cardiac Anaesthesia Fellowship, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2009
Primary Trauma Care Instructors’ Certificate, 2000
Certificate in Anaesthesia for Medical Officers, Makerere University, Uganda, 1996

Current areas of teaching

Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Physics and Clinical Measurement
Introduction and History of Anaesthesia
Anaesthesia, High Dependency Unit and Intensive Care Unit Monitoring and Safety
Pre-anaesthesia Clinic and Post Anaesthesia Care Unit
Regional Anaesthesia
Intensive Care Medicine
Cardio-Thoracic Anaesthesia
Anaesthesia/Sedation for Radiology, Burns and Plastic Surgery


Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Interim Chair, Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan
University in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2015 to date
Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Full time Faculty, Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan
University in Nairobi, Kenya, 2007 to March 2015
Senior registrar ICU, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, 2005-2006
Registrar/Senior Registrar, Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, 2003-2005
Medical Officer Special Grade (Specialist Registrar), Department of Anaesthesia, Mulago
Hospital, Kampala, Uganda, 2001-2003
Medical Officer, Kapchorwa Hospital, Uganda, 1996-1997

Awards and honours

Best Paper presented by a registrar on the Measurement of ICU outcome using the Clinical Sickness Score, the 9th Scientific Conference at the Aga Khan Hospital Nairobi 2004

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