Embu Level 5 Hospital operates one of the busiest orthopedic services in East Africa. With patients referred from all over Kenya and many surrounding countries, EL5H has become a major referral center for orthopedic problems.
Patients seek care for severe injuries, birth defects, advanced arthritis, spine disorders, infections, and tumors. The department includes three certified orthopedic consultants, orthopedic registrars, as well as specialized clinical officers and orthopedic nurses. Several large clinics are held weekly to care for the patients.