Dr Michael Mwachiro is a Consultant General Surgeon at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. He is the director of the Endoscopy department.  He is also the program director of the Tenwek General Surgery program that is affiliated with the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) as well as the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA). He is the Secretary General of the Surgical Society of Kenya and a Co-Country representative for COSECSA. He is a founder member of the African Esophageal Cancer Consortium (AfrECC). His research interests are in surgical education and gastro-intestinal malignancies including esophageal cancer and colorectal cancer.