Hillary Mabeya, MBChB, MMED

Dr. Mabeya is the founder and lead surgeon of Gynocare Fistula Centre, and is a Lecturer and an Obstetrician Gynecologist at Moi University School of Medicine in Eldoret, Kenya. He previously served as the Chairman for the Division of Reproductive Health at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, as the District Medical Officer of Health, West Pokot District, Kenya, and the District Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Kajiado District, Kenya. He also served at Hamlin’s Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and as a fistula surgeon for Africa Medical Research Foundation (AMREF). His professional memberships include the Kenya Medical Association (KMA), the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB), Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecological Society (KOGS), and the East, Central Southern Africa Obstetric and Gynecological Society (ECSAOGS).

Dr. Mabeya has provided numerous presentations on obstetric fistula in rural hospitals, HIV infected pregnant women, the social, economic, and cultural determinants of obstetric fistula, and surgical outcomes for obstetric fistula. His current research projects include Cervical Cancer Screening for HIV-Seropositive Women, a grant funded through AIDS International Training and Research Program, Fogarty AIDS International, and NIH. He is the Co-PI for an Emergency Obstetric and newborn care trial, a Global Network Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

Dr. Mabeya holds a MBChB in Medicine and Surgery and a MMED in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Nairobi. He is also certified in reproductive research by the World Health Organization and served as a Fellow of HIV in Women at Brown University.