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
MBchBMbarara 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
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Malformations of the brain and the spinal cord I.e. encephaloceles, myelomeningocele, craniosynostosis
Movement disorders and movement issues
Moya Moya disease
Nerve inflammation/ Neuritis
Spinal cord disorder
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
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
Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for resection of pituitary and pituitary region tumours
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization
Skull base approaches to the cerebellopontine angle, clivus
spinal cord minimally invasive surgery
Spinal cord MRI
Spinal cord second opinion
Spinal cord surgery consultation
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt procedures for hydrocephalus not amenable to ETV/CPC.
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Dr Philip Mwachaka
Neurosurgeon (Spine and Brain Surgeon)
Dr Philip Mwachaka is an exceptional neurosurgeon specialising in spinal cord disorders, stroke, epilepsy, and Parkinson's diseases.
He has previously held various positions at the Neurosurgery Unit, Kenyatta National Hospital, as Chief Resident and Senior House Officer.
He is currently working as a Specialist Registrar,Neurosurgery Unit, Kenyatta National Hospital.
Dr Philip Mwachaka is a neuroscience and brain trauma researcher. He received significant training in neurosurgery at one of Kenya's best medical schools.
He works at the University of Nairobi as a lecturer, where he teaches human anatomy to medical students. View profile