Dr Joseph Lelo

Medical director at AMREF Flying Doctors

Dr Joseph Lelo is the Medical director at AMREF Flying Doctors. He is a practising anaesthesiologist, intensivist and an experienced flight physician involved in execution and supervision of complex and demanding aeromedical transfers across the globe. With interests in aviation logistics and high altitude physiology, he is an aviation medical examiner with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority with certification in pre-hospital care and is an advanced life support instructor with the American Heart Association. He is a passionate campaigner for doctors’ welfare with keen interest on medical ethics and the economics of modern healthcare.

An avid outdoorsman, he is wilderness first aider and certified open water scuba diver. A graduate of The University of Nairobi’s medical school, Dr Lelo holds a Master of Medicine degree in Anaesthesiology and Critical care and is undertaking an MBA with the University of East London.