And John is happy to have specialised in this kind of surgery because it is "lucrative career," he says.
A simple arthroscopic surgery costs Sh581,000 and that is exclusive of consultation fee. The surgeon says the demand for sports surgery has equally and rapidly increased all over the world and with commitment, Kenya would catapult to a sports surgery hub in Africa.
Despite international acclaim in athletics, Kenya has not been performing as well in the womenâs volleyball, cricket and rugby. Usually, injury of players is listed as one of the reasons for poor performance.
Moi Referralâs Dr John Kibosia, who scouted for John, is confident the unit will be fully operational in a yearâs time.
John has promised to acquire the right equipment.
surgeon and sportsman
He is an athlete and understands well the stress sports people go through when unable to perform due to injury.
That is one of the things that motivated him to train for sports medicine at Queens Medical Centre, University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.
Since he started his career, he has performed more than 1,000 arthroscopy surgeries and more than 500 hundred arthroscopy reconstruction surgeries around the world.