Title/Qualifications: Dr, MBChB, MMED(Anaesthesiology), DIP (WFSA)
Department/Unit/Section: Medical Physiology
Contact Address: Medical Physiology Department, Kenyatta University
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Medical Physiology/ Anaesthesiology/ Pain Medicine
Research Interests: Pain Medicine
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Dr. Kigera is a lecturer at the Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University. He graduated in Medicine in 2005 from the University of Nairobi and worked as a GP in Machakos district hospital. He enrolled for a Masters degree in Anesthesiology at the University of Nairobi and graduated in 2009. He has worked as an Anesthesiologist at Homabay District Hospital and the Moi teaching and referral hospital. He attended fellowship training in Obstetric anaesthesia and interventional pain medicine at the Edith Wolfson medical centre, Tel aviv in 2012. His research interests are in pain physiology and regional anesthesia

Conference Presentations

  • Lee Ngugi Kigera, Anaesthesia Practice In Africa: S Kenyan Perspective, Boston/ U.S.A, 26 February 2014
  • Lee Ngugi Kigera, Chronic Pain: A Review, Nakuru/ Kenya August 2013
  • Wangare Siika/ Lee Ngugi Kigera, Pediatric Intensive Care Retrievals, Kisumu/ Kenya, August 2011
  • Lee Ngugi Kigera, Autotransfusion For Ruptured Ectopic In A Rural Hospital, Mombasa/ Kenya, August 2010


  • Lee Ngugi Kigera, 2009, A Survey Of Laryngeal Mask Airway Use by Anaesthesia Practitioners at Kenyatta National Hospital