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Dr Justin Onen

Neurosurgeon (Spine and Brain Surgeon)   Call to book

Dr Justin Onen

Neurosurgeon (Spine and Brain Surgeon) Nakasero, Kampala
UMDPC accredited Instant appointment confirmation UGX 60,000 standard consultation fee

Doctor Overview

  • Over 17 years as a Neurosurgeon (Brain and Spine Surgeon).
  • Offers specialized treatment for spinal cord conditions and brain tumours.
  • He is the lead neurosurgeon at the International Hospital Kampala.

Services Offered

In-person consultation - NHL (UGX 60000)
In-person consultation - IHK (UGX 50000)
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About Dr Justin Onen

Dr Onen Justin is an experienced Neurosurgeon (Brain and Spine Surgeon), In Uganda, with general, paediatric, and endoscopic skull base neurosurgery expertise.

He specializes in endoscopic neurosurgery, cranial and spinal malformation, neurotome (neurotube) defect surgery and skull base neurosurgery.

He specializes in treating conditions that affect the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

He is also the lead neurosurgeon at The International Hospital Kampala, performing procedures like brain tumour evaluation (excision).

Education & Career

  • MBchB Mbarara University of Science and Technology
  • Masters in Medicine in Neurosurgery Mohammed V University Souissi, Rabat, Morocco

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of the consultation fees:
NHL: 60,000 UGX (local cash patients).
IHK: 50,000 UGX (cash patients), insurance depends on the company

The doctor accepts cash payments.  

There are no advance payments required to book an appointment. All payments are to be done at the doctor’s office. 

The consultation takes 30 minutes. 

Select a service and your preferred date and time. 
Click on the “Request an Appointment” button on the page. 
Confirm your details. Payment is to be made at the doctor’s office. 
You will be notified through SMS/WhatsApp and email to remind you about your appointment on the chosen date and time. 

Yes, you can. You’ll be required to login into your account and click on the    reschedule button.  

Procedures & Conditions

  • Bleeds and clots in the brain
  • Bowed legs
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain tumors
  • Burn contractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Convulsions
  • Craniofacial tumours
  • Essential tremor
  • Glioma
  • Herniated disk
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infection
  • Malformations of the brain and the spinal cord I.e. encephaloceles, myelomeningocele, craniosynostosis
  • Meningioma migraine
  • Movement disorders and movement issues
  • Moya Moya disease
  • Neck deformation/Torticollis
  • Neglected clubfoot
  • Nerve inflammation/ Neuritis
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Orbital tumours
  • Parkinson syndrome
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Seizures/Epilepsy
  • Skull fracture
  • Spasmodic torticollis
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord disorder
  • Spondylolysis stroke
  • Tumours of the brain and spinal cord, including skull base tumours like pituitary adenomas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas etc
Treatment & procedures
  • Approaches to clival tumours
  • Approaches to fo ramen magnum tumours
  • Brain tumour evaluation
  • Burr holes for chronic and subacute subdural haematomas
  • Cranial bypass
  • Craniosynostosis surgery
  • Craniotomies for intracranial pus collections such as cerebral abscesses, subdural and epidural empyema’s.
  • Craniotomy for brain tumours
  • Craniotomy for evacuation of acute epidural, subdural and intracerebral haematomas
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Encephalocele repair
  • Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for resection of pituitary and pituitary region tumours
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization
  • Myelomeningocele repair
  • Nerve biopsy
  • Neuro-oncology consultation
  • Neurology consultation
  • Skull base approaches to the cerebellopontine angle, clivus
  • spinal cord minimally invasive surgery
  • Spinal cord MRI
  • Spinal cord second opinion
  • Spinal cord surgery consultation
  • Stroke treatment
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt procedures for hydrocephalus not amenable to ETV/CPC.

Office Location

Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda
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