Current Chairman, Ophthalmological Society of Kenya (OSK)
MBCHB MMed (Oph) FEACO FAEH (Cornea)
Dr. Fredrick Korir is an Ophthalmologist and Cornea Surgeon practicing at Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre, Mombasa where he serves as the Medical director. He trained in Ophthalmology at the University of Nairobi and Cornea Fellowship at Aravind Eye Hospital, India.
He is currently the Chairman, Ophthalmological Society of Kenya (OSK) and has a special interest in Infective keratitis, Eye banking and Corneal transplants. He is an avid runner and enjoys photography.
He is married with three children.
Dr. Bore is a consultant ophthalmologist and a Cornea and Anterior segment specialist. She holds a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Moi University. She pursued her phacoemulsification training and fellowship in Cornea and Anterior segment at the LV Prasad Eye Institute in India.
Dr. Bore is a Fellow of the College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA). She is an executive committee member of the Allergy Society of Kenya (ASOK) and a member of the Anterior Segment Community of Practice (ASCOP-Kenya).
She currently practices in Nairobi and lectures at The University of Nairobi, Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Hatim is a consultant ophthalmologist, vitreoretinal surgeon and uvea specialist. He currently works at Lions sightfirst eye hospital Nairobi. He completed his undergraduate MBChB and masters of medicine in ophthalmology from university of Nairobi. He did his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery from medical research Foundation, Sankara nethralaya in chennai, India. He was awarded Dr V T Doshi Gold Medal for the best outgoing vitreo retinal fellow 2016-2017
Dr. Muchai Gachago is a consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon currently practicing at the City Eye Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
He completed his Masters in Medicine in Ophthalmology from the University of Nairobi (UON) and pursued his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery from the Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich, Germany and the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India.
He is a council member and former chairman of the Ophthalmological Society of Kenya (OSK). He is a senate member and lead examiner of the College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA). He is also a member of the Africa Retina Society (ARS), the Vitreoretinal Society of Kenya (VRSK) and the National Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Working Group.He has been involved in the development of the National Guidelines for Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
Dr Kibata is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in Paediatric and Vitreo-Retinal Surgery done at KCMC-Moshi Tanzania, Red Cross Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town South Africa and the Vitreo-Retinal Training School at Bremen, Germany, over a period of two years. He has had cross exposure visits to some of the leading eye centres in the world. He has sat and passed the basic and clinical sections of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and is a recipient of the ICO international fellow award and International Strabismus Association Fellowship award. He has sat and passed the entrance examinations to the College of Surgeons in Glasgow and was admitted as a fellow of the same. He is a fellow of COECSA, a member of various professional societies in Europe and elsewhere and serves as a council member to the Ophthalmology Society of Kenya. He is the founder, current CEO and Medical Director of City Eye Hospital and received multiple awards including the ELNET 2020 award for ethical leader and business.
He is a committed Christian who is passionate about giving back to the community and using his skills to help those that are in need. This passion has been the driving force in his entire career. His values of God, People and Excellence have been the bedrock on which City Eye Hospital, the robust Community Outreach Programme and the City Eye Foundation were founded. Dr. Kibata to is married to Thitu Kibata and together have three children.
Dr Ndiritu is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Uveitis Specialist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon. She completed her MBChB, basic and clinical sections of the International Council of Ophthalmology Exams (ICO) and Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology at the University of Nairobi.
She received her Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from the Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital in Bangladesh. Her Uveitis training, which is ongoing, is facilitated by the International Uveitis Study Group where she has also been a member of faculty. She has exceptional interest in Infectious Uveitis.
She is a member of the Africa Retina Society and the Vitreoretinal Society of Kenya. She is a Fellow of COECSA and serves as a council member to OSK.
She is passionate about Authentic Leadership and Leadership Development amongst Ophthalmologists in Kenya and in the region.
“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionable integrity. Without it, no real success is possible.”