Andrew Odhiambo

Assistant Lecturer in Internal Medicine & Medical Oncology/Haematology, University of Nairobi

Key Positions:
1. Assistant Lecturer in Internal Medicine & Medical Oncology/Haematology - University of Nairobi (UoN), Department of Clinical Medicine & Therapeutics
2. Honorary Consultant at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)
3. Clinical lead Consultant at the Nairobi Radiotherapy and Cancer Centre
4. Medical Liaison/Advisor – Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation

1. Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (UoN) -2007
2. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine (UoN) – 2013
3. Clinical observership in Haematology & Oncology at The University of Maryland Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Centre, Maryland, USA - 2013
4. Clinical Fellowship in Medical Oncology – Royal College of Physicians of London/University Hospital Southampton Trust, United Kingdom - 2016/7
5. UK Diploma in Medical Practice – Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom – 2016/7

Areas of Interest/Specialization
1. Haematological Malignancies: Lymphomas, Myeloma & Leukaemias
2. Breast cancer
3. AYA (Adolescent & Young Adult) cancers
4. Gastrointestinal tract cancers: Colon, Rectum, Stomach & Oesphagus
5. Liver, Pancreas & Bile duct system cancers
6. Soft tissue sarcoma

Other activities
1. Presented at several symposia, workshops and conferences both locally and internationally.
2. Involved in clinical research projects in Haematology and Oncology at the University of Nairobi.
3. Currently a sub-investigator in several European phase II/II studies looking at novel targeted treatments several cancers including Pancreatic cancer, colon cancer & lymphoma.
4. Awarded best practitioner for the year 2015 by the Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation for supporting in cancer awareness and education.

1. Photography
2. Travelling


  • 2012–present
    Assistant lecturer (Internal Medicine & Medical Oncology/Haematology), University of Nairobi


  • 2013 
    University of Nairobi, Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
  • 2007 
    University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery


  • 2016
    Haematological parameters in systemic lupus erythematosus patients at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Njoroge JW, Oyoo, GO Kitonyi, G Barasa A, Odhiambo A.O, Afr J Rheumatol 2016; 4(2): 57-62
  • 2016
    Haematological parameters in chronic myeloid leukaemia as determinants of clinical manifestations in this disease, Abinya N.A, Mwanda W.O, Maina M.D, Odhiambo. A.O, Oyiro P, Mwanzi S, J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl; abstr e18529)
  • 2015
    Suspected case of stage 3 Xeroderma pigmentosa: a case report, Odhiambo A.O, Kaminja.K, Munyao T.M, Afr J Haematol Oncol 2015;5:15-18
  • 2014
    Profile of vitamin D levels among black African men with prostate cancer at a tertiary facility in sub-Saharan Africa, Odhiambo A.O, Kiarie G.W, Joshi M.D, Mungai P.N, IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 13, Issue 4 Ver. III. (Apr. 2014), PP 60-64

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology
  • African Organisation for Research and Training of Cancer
  • European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Kenya Association of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology