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Surgeon

John Adieng Adwok, Sudanese surgeon. Achievements include research in the surgical treatment of thyroid cancer and toxic goiter.

Background

Adwok, John Adieng was born on June 12, 1952 in Malakal, Sudan. Arrived in Kenya, 1980. Son of Joshua Adieng Ding and Ayak Atwal Ayik.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, University Khartoum, Sudan, 1978. Master in Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1984.

Career

Intern Khartoum and Soba Teaching Hospitals, 1978-1979. Medical officer Yei Civil Hospital, 1979-1980. Teaching assistant surgery University Juba, Sudan, 1980.

Surgical registrar Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, 1984. Lecturer surgery University Juba, 1984-1985. Lecturer general surgery, department surgery University Nairobi, 1985-1987.

Head Thyroid Clinic Kenyatta National Hospital, since 1990. Senior lecturer general surgery University Nairobi, 1991—1996, associate professor surgery, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the surgical treatment of thyroid cancer and toxic goiter.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Sub-editor Nairobi Hospital Proceedings, 1999-2000, deputy editor, 2001-2004. Member East Africa Medical Journal. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, International College Surgeons. Member International Association Endocrine Surgeons, International Surgical Society, Association Surgeons East Africa (council 1993-1995, 97, library 1997), Kenya Medical Association, Surgical Society Kenya, Kenya Senological Society (secretary), Karen Country Club, United Kenya Club, Kenya Hospital Association.

Connections

Married Jane Wairimu Ruchiu, October 1992. Children: Nyakomi, Atwal.

father:
Joshua Adieng Ding

mother:
Ayak Atwal Ayik

spouse:
Jane Wairimu Ruchiu

child:
Nyakomi Adwok

child:
Atwal Adwok