Dr. Robert Mathenge is a private practicing cardiologist in Nairobi. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Degree (MBChB) and a Masters in Internal Medicine from the University of Nairobi.
He did Research Fellowship in Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology at the Minneapolis Heart Institute & University of Minnesota, USA returning to Kenya in 1996. He is a member of American College of Phlebology (Veins specialists).
His main interests are Interventional Cardiology and Phlebology. He has pioneered several procedures and interventions in the region including; Coronary Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting (1997), Endovenous Laser Ablation of varicose veins (2004), Radial approach to coronary angiography and angioplasty (2004), Peripheral angioplasty including renal artery stenting (1999) and venous interventions such as IVC filter placement and venous stenting. Lately, he has come full cycle and introduced EECP which is a non surgical method of treating ‘no-option’ patients with advanced coronary artery disease.
He has an interest in public health education giving talks to the public and media on lifestyle changes to improve health and prevent cardiovascular diseases.