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The ophthalmology Service of the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK) provides care for all types of conditions of the eye and surrounding structures. Services include comprehensive eye exams as well as consultations in all areas of ophthalmology and training of medical students of different levels.

The ophthalmology department is fully equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Patients receive quality eye care ranging from routine eye examinations to specialized diagnosis and treatment (Medical and Surgical).

Our team of ophthalmologists and Ophthalmic Clinical Officers offer diagnosis and treatment of macular and vitreo-retinal diseases and disorders, glaucoma, cataracts, corneal and external diseases, aesthetics and oculoplastic conditions, pediatric ophthalmic diseases and disorders, refractive disorders and neuro-ophthalmic disorders.


  1. Dr. Egide GISAGARA
  2. Dr. Florence MUTESI
  3. Dr. Desire BALOLEBWAMI
  4. Alphonsine NABAYO (OCO)
  5. Alexandrine KANZAYIRE (OCO)
  6. Francois d’Assise KAGERUKA (OCO)
  7. Benedicta GATARAMA (Nurse)
  8. Gloria UMUTESI (Nurse)

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