Orthosurgeon Gambia - The first orthopedic clinic in Gambia
Dr Kebba S. Marenah is Gambia’s first Orthopedic surgeon. He studied Medicine at Imperial College London, qualifying in 2006 and proceeded to complete his core surgical training in the East of England deanery. As a Registrar, he specialized in orthopedics over 3 years at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation trust, and 4 years at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS trust, both teaching hospitals and Level 1 Major trauma centers. He was then admitted as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England [FRCS (Tr+Orth)] in 2017.
He has a wide range of experience in Orthopedics especially trauma, but also covering all major sub specialties including Paediatric orthopaedics, Joint replacement surgery and Hand Surgery and Spinal surgery. After achieving his FRCS (Tr+Orth) he spent a further specialty year training in pelvic and acetabular trauma surgery combined with complex & revision arthroplasty (hip and knee replacement surgery). He is also a holder of a Post-graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal science.
Dr. Marenah was appointed as a consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the Edward Francis-Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in The Gambia in August 2018 and is currently the lead surgeon in the department.
Dr Marenah is involved in teaching at undergraduate level as a lecturer at the University of the Gambia (UTG) and also American International University West Africa (AIUWA). He is also involved in post-graduate teaching of junior doctors, teaching on national courses and is also currently the deputy program coordinator for the WACS (West African College of Surgeons) Surgery Residency program at the EFSTH.
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