Avenue Hospital Nairobi
Industrial Area Clinic
City Centre Clinic
Ngong' Road Clinic
Garden City Clinic
Green Span Clinic
South C Clinic
Avenue Hospital Kisumu
Ongata Rongai Clinic
Products & Services
Corporate Medical Schemes
Family (Jamii) Medical Schemes
Avenue Rescue Services
Directors & Management
The Management Team
Dr. Denis Ogolla, MB,ChB. MPH, MBA
Managing Director Manager Avenue Rescue & Avenue Homecare
Dr. Caroline Gichuru, MB,ChB
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Paul Wangai
Medical Quality Manager
Group Chief Finance Officer
Group IT Manager
Avenue Hospital Nairobi Management Team
Dr. Nyawira Kinyua
Inpatient Team Manager
Dr Momina Sheikh
Manager, Outpatient Dept
Sr. Agnes Adhiambo Chore
Dr. Elvin Okongo
Avenue Hospital Kisumu Management Team
Inpatient Team Manager
Dr. Samwel Bwire
Manager, Outpatient Dept
Ms. Vicky Okoth
Sr. Milcah Adhiambo
Dr. Alfred Muraguri
Ms. Winnie Gitahi
Branch Administration Manager
Dr. Docktor Njathika
Dr. Margaret Joan Mbugua
Dr. Jane Njeri
Dr.Laura Sagina Nadeche Shiundu
Dr. Eddah Mbugua
Dr. Zainab Ghazal
Dr. Samson Mutanda
Dr. Catherine Thuita
Dr. Lawrence Kharissa Mwangala
Dr. Arnold Mwamuye Luhumyo
Dr. Josephat Okemwa
Dr. Barbara Mutimos
Paediatrics Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Prof. Fred Were
Head of Paed. Dept.
Dr. (Col.) Paul Ngumbi
Head of Obs Gynae Dept.
Dr. Willis Mayabi
Dr. Peter Olakhi Odongo
Resident Obs &Gynae
Dr. Dan Obart Alaro
Dr. Gaman Ali Mohamed
Avenue Group Staff Composition
Administration, HR, IT & Audit 29
Corporate & Client Services 60
Nursing Support and Theatre 197
Catering Services 25
Finance & Accounts 48
Facility Maintenance Services 58
Medical Services 56
Dr. Denis Ogolla, MB,ChB. MPH, MBA (UoN) Managing Director
Dr. Ogolla joined Avenue Healthcare as a Medical Officer in October 2000 and was promoted to Nginyo Branch Manager in November 2001which was then relocated to the Nakumatt Lifestyle clinic in November 2005. Denis demonstrated a keen interest in IT and has been instrumental in sorting out and upgrading the Hospital Management Information System.
He was promoted to General Manager - Avenue Healthcare in June 2006 and was responsible for ensuring the seamless management of all clinics per the Group’s mission, policies and procedures as well as overseeing the business development department, liaising with brokers and agents as well as marketing, PR events and activities sponsored by Avenue from time to time.
In 2006 he graduated with a MBA from the University of Nairobi specializing in strategic management. He immediately embarked on another Masters Program in Public Health specializing in Health Systems Management graduating in 2009.
In January 2010 Denis was promoted to the position of Managing Director with overall responsibility for the Group’s business units.
In keeping with Avenue’s traditional “hands on style” Denis was the Project Director in the successful Implementation of Avenue’s new Health Management Information System, which went live in July 2010.
Dr. Caroline Gichuru MB,ChB. MBA (UoN) Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Gichuru, a graduate of Moi University joined Avenue Healthcare as a Medical Officer in 2000. She was quickly promoted to Branch Manager, Industrial Area clinic in July 2001 after demonstrating her enthusiasm and understanding of the concept of high quality medical services at a reasonable price as well as her personal rapport with patients.
In 2006, after the expansion and move from Nginyo Towers to the flagship Lifestyle clinic, Caroline was promoted to Branch Manager, Lifestyle. She enrolled for her MBA at the University of Nairobi in the same year.
In January 2010, Caroline was promoted to Regional Branch Manager responsible for ensuring that defined clinical policies and procedures are adhered through regular audits and appraisals. More recently, she’s played a pivotal role in implementing the new IT system and was in charge of training the staff in the Mombasa Clinic.
Dr. Nyawira Kinyua MB,ChB Avenue Hospital Inpatient Manager
Dr. Kinyua graduated from the University of Nairobi in 1992 and joined Avenue in September 2003 having gained outpatient, inpatient and ICU experience in Kenyatta, MP Shah, Aga Khan Hospital and AAR.
Nyawira was posted to the Avenue Kisumu Clinic as a Medical Officer and was promoted to Branch Manager in 2004. Over the next four years, she gained invaluable experience in managing both the clinic as well as inpatients at the Aga Khan Hospital.
Following post election violence in 2007, Nyawira was forced to relocate to Nairobi. She was immediately absorbed in the Hospital Management team as the Medical Quality Manager. In 2011, Nyawira was promoted to the Inpatient Team Manager. She carries out all daily ward rounds, manages the entire inpatient team as well as interacting with and fostering good relations with Consultants with admission rights in Avenue Hospital.
Dr. Paul M. Wangai MB,ChB. Medical Quality Manager
Dr. Wangai graduated from the University of Nairobi in 2005 and joined Avenue in April 2006 having completed his internship at Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital.
He worked as a Medical Officer at the Avenue Industrial Area clinic and the Hospital Outpatient Dept. In December 2006, having successfully completed the Branch Managers’ Training Course, he was promoted to Branch Manager, Outpatient Dept.
Paul is responsible for coordinating the management and provision of quality medical services in the Hospital’s twenty-four hour Outpatient Department. He is also responsible for ensuring that triage and initial emergency care is seamlessly initiated.
More recently, Paul was a key member of the team implementing the new IT system and was heavily involved in setting up of the pharmacy IT module.
In 2011, Paul was promoted to Medical Quality Manager. He is responsible for maintaining quality through interpreting statistics, analyzing clinical data, specific cases and patient outcomes as well as ensuring that infection control & laboratory procedures as well as the pharmacy formulary.
Mr. Geoffrey Gitagia Group IT Manager
Geoffrey graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) with an Applied Science Degree in IT. Shortly thereafter, he joined Virtual City as Intern and in 2007 was promoted to System Administrator. In 2013, his responsibilities were increased to include implementing cloud based architecture solutions for clients, deploying in house information communication solutions and supporting Microsoft solutions to external clients. As the Avenue Group IT Manager, Geoffrey is responsible for managing the IT resources, implementing new technology and solutions to facilitate & support the Group’s growth through best practice and best performance IT investments. Geoffrey is a certified Prince 2 Practitioner and ITIL certified engineer, and has extensive experience in IT project and IT Infrastructure management.
Mr. Shoeb Mukhi CA, BSc,Group Chief Finance Officer
Shoeb Mukhi joined the Avenue Group in June 2017 as the CFO. Prior to this, he has held positions at various industries in Kenya and internationally ranging from startups to multinationals. He had also worked at EY at their London HQ for 6 years where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant under ICAS.
Other Key Personnel
Mr. Paul K. Warui General Manager, Avenue Rescue Services
Mr. Richard Kiama General Manager, Avenue Homecare
Mr. Solomon Mathenge Finance Manager
Mr. David Kangethe Corporate Services Manager
Mr. Jackson Nyamai Training Manager
Ms. Fridah Muriungi Group Human Resources Manager
Mr. Eli Sitati Facilities Manager
Ms. Irene Kaberere Support Services Manager
Ms. Faith Waweru Projects Manager
Directors & Management Team
Events & Corporate Responsibility
Awards & Achievements