Columbia Africa Healthcare Limited is a privately held, Nairobi based healthcare group that aims to deliver evidence-based medicine in an efficient, effective and caring environment to the people living in Africa. It is founded and managed by an American International Group Columbia Pacific Management Inc. Columbia Africa Healthcare Limited is a privately held healthcare group funded by Columbia Pacific Management Inc. We have facilities in Parklands and Lavington, Nairobi offering Outpatient Services - Doctors Consultations, Laboratory and Radiology Services, Dental, Optical and Health Checks. Monday – Saturday : 7am to 5pm
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Consultant - Family Medicine and Clinical Coordinator

Dr. Linda Mary Thorpe a Family Medicine Consultant at Columbia Africa in Nairobi, is highly passionate about providing evidence based cost effective care to all patients. A highly qualified doctor she completed her MBBS, Diploma Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG), and Diploma of Family Planning (DFFP) from UK. She has also received Certificate of Prescribed Experience from Joint Committee on Post Graduate Training for General Practice, UK. She has strived to maintain a very strong doctor patient relationship at all times in her 17 years long career with her arduous efforts and dedication. Before joining Columbia Africa, she shouldered the responsibilities of the Head of the Family Medicine Centre at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Nairobi, where she has been working since December 2006. She also worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at Aga Khan University Hospital for over a year and possesses an extensive academic experience too. She has attended several short term courses, workshops and CMEs, further adding on to her plethora of knowledge. She has been honoured with invitations to give talks on various topics to different groups of the general public, including a breakfast TV show. She is an active social worker and has volunteered as a physician to help in Free health days held for the Jamati Community (Cardiovascular screening and Osteoporosis) and the AKUH (Breast screening day).

Specialty Family Medicine
Degrees MBBS, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, Certificate of Prescribed Experience
Training Consultant - Family Medicine and Clinical Coordinator
Work Days Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


Total Experience: Over 17 Years 

SHO (Flexible trainee) in Elderly Care, Poole Hospital 

SHO (Flexible Trainee) General Medicine, Poole Hospital 

SHO (Flexible Trainee) Paediatrics, Poole Hospital 

GPFCS (General Practice flexible careers scheme) and GP Registrar, Claremont Medical  Practice, Exmouth, Devon

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