With a total of 223 beds, Kikuyu has an outpatient clinic and six inpatient wards including male, female, maternity, orthopedic, pediatric, and eye. Additional facilities include a laboratory, pharmacy, X-ray unit, Three new operating rooms, and separate ophthalmic OR. Specialty medical services include: diabetes, dermatology, infertility, rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery and a dental clinic that opened in 2006.
Ophthalmic care is the largest service at Kikuyu Hospital. The eye unit is the largest and busiest eye unit in Kenya, offering all aspects of eye care, from prevention through primary care, mobile clinics and surgery.
The Kikuyu Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center, adjacent to Kikuyu Hospital, opened in 1998. It is known as one of the best orthopedic units in Kenya, caring for needy patients, many suffering from gunshot or land mine wounds or neglected fractures. It has an excellent prosthetics and orthotics workshop.
It serves adults from across Kenya and parts of Tanzania, as well as refugees coming from Somalia and Sudan. The Rehab Center provides surgical restoration, adaptive devices such as braces, and education which allows people to recover from and/or live with their disability — all in the name of Christ.
The Rehab Center also performs basic reconstructive surgery for children and adults with such problems as polio deformities, contractures, burns and congenital musculoskeletal diseases. The center also provides training in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and appropriate technology for limb/brace/wheelchair construction.
It also provides training in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and appropriate technology for limb/brace/wheelchair construction.
Kikuyu Hospital is also an important training center for other specialized medical services with training programs for doctors, nurses and technicians. It includes a Community Based Health Care Program at the hospital and in the surrounding communities of Kerwa, Kanyanjara, Nguriunditu and Ruthigiti. The program offers maternal and child health clinics, HIV/AIDS prevention and education, family planning, and diabetes education.