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Jyotiprasad Jivrambhai Thakkar, Kenyan day care administrator. Achievements include first to to perform percutaneous nepholithotomy in East and Central Africa, and first to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy in same geographical area; first to new performing Holmium YAG laser prostate enucleation and laser lihotripsy. Member of Society Minimally Invasive Therapy, Gastro-Enterology Society Kenya, British Association Urological Surgeons.

Background

Thakkar, Jyotiprasad Jivrambhai was born on January 24, 1955 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Jivrambhai Valjibhai and Shanta Jivrambhai Thakkar.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Katsurba Medical College, Manipal (S.K.) India, 1979. Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Royal College Surgeons, Dublin, Eire, 1986.

Career

Consultant surgeon, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1990. Champus preferred provider Department Defense United States, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1995. Director Day Care Center Upper Hill Medical Center, Nairobi, Kenya, since 2001, Laser Stone and Endoscopy Center, Nairobi, Kenya, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to to perform percutaneous nepholithotomy in East and Central Africa, and first to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy in same geographical area. First to new performing Holmium YAG laser prostate enucleation and laser lihotripsy.

Membership

Member of Society Minimally Invasive Therapy, Gastro-Enterology Society Kenya, British Association Urological Surgeons.

Connections

Married Suchita Jyotiprasad Hathi, November 6, 1982. Children: Vinit Jyotiprasad, Milain Jyotiprasad.

father:
Jivrambhai Valjibhai

mother:
Shanta Jivrambhai Thakkar

spouse:
Suchita Jyotiprasad Hathi

child:
Vinit Jyotiprasad Thakkar

child:
Milain Jyotiprasad Thakkar