The Team

Understanding your needs, exceeding your expectations

A team that cares

At City Health you’ll find comprehensive health care services. Our in-house team of qualified doctors and modern equipment ensure that we put our patients at the heart of everything we do.

As experienced healthcare professionals, we believe in building long-term relationships with you. At the heart of our service is a strong commitment to holistic patient care and well-being.  We strive to understand your needs, exceed your expectations in ways that are meaningful to you and enable your
continued success.

Our founding directors Dr. Wahome Karanja and Dr. Gakuo Karuga are experienced ENT head and neck surgeons. Under their leadership the hospital seeks to be a leading healthcare provider in Kenya.

Dr Cyrus Karuga

Dr. Cyrus Gakuo Karuga graduated from the University of Nairobi Medical School in 2003, having garnered multiple awards for academic excellence during his undergraduate years. In 2011, he completed his specialist training at the same University and was awarded with a Master’s Degree in Medicine (M.Med), in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery. His ambitions are to raise the craft of ENT, Head, neck and Hearing healthcare in Kenya, and find new ways of improving the treatment and outcomes of both young children and adults with complex conditions of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck. In addition to clinical roles, he is a Lecturer and a faculty member at Jomo Kenyatta University of Nairobi, Department of Human Anatomy. He has published 4 academic papers, in leading Journals. To crown it all, he has authored a book titled: ‘Risk factors for early complications of tracheostomies at Kenyatta National Hospital. ‟ published by LAP Lambert publishers. Further, Dr. Cyrus has mentored, trained and attended several courses among them, Head and Neck Surgery; Advanced otology; Temporal bone dissection, as well as functional endoscopic sinus surgery and dissection.

Dr Karuga has been an executive member for the Kenya Ent society for the last 6 years. He is currently the societies National Secretary. He has been involved in the organization of the annual KENTs conferences as a conference secretary and other roles. He is also a member of the editorial team for the East and Central African journal of otolaryngologists that has a biannual publication.

Dr Benson Wahome

Dr. Wahome Karanja is a regionally renown  ENT specialist froholds a Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery (M.B. Ch.B.) and a Master’s Degree M.Med, in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery

His clinical interests include Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, Ear Surgery, Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, Neurotology, as well as pediatric ENT. With international training from the premiere RWTH Aachen University in Germany he gained the technical knowhow to provide world-class ENT specialized services.

Dr. Benson is a passionate learner with a flair for research, academics and teaching. To his credit are numerous publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals as well as key presentations in international conferences in India, Canada, Germany, New Zealand and Vienna Austria among others. He is currently involved and working on a proposal for a landmark study on Hearing Loss in CMV and HIV-infected children with a team headed by a leading Epidemiologist Prof. Jennifer Slyker form the University of Washington.

Since the year 2013, Dr. Benson is the Director and the Founder of Prodigy ENT & Hearing Clinic, a premier world class ENT Group Practice in Kenya keen on growing into a robust Daycare Surgery Centre.

With a strong belief and objective of using his skills and experience to lend a significant contribution to rhinology and skull base surgery, Dr. Benson is passionate about bettering the lives of people in Kenya and beyond through mentorship, research and training. Professionally, he is affiliated as a member to various local and international professional bodies such as; Kenya Ear Nose and Throat Society- KENTS (as an Executive Member); Kenya Medical Association (KMA); Medical Practitioners and Dentist’s Board (registered as a Medical Practitioner and Specialist ENT Head and Neck Surgeon); European Rhino Logical Society, and Institute for the Management of Information Systems.