Our Doctors & Administration

Our dedicated team shows compassion and commitment as they transform challenges into opportunities to bring healing and hope to their community.


Dr. Celeste adrian

Dr. Adrian graduated medical school from St. George’s University.  She completed her surgical residency at the Marshfield Clinic and then worked in Oklahoma for five years, further developing her surgical skillset before joining the team at Kapsowar Mission Hospital in 2022 through Christian Health Service Corps. She has experience in a broad range of surgical areas including abdominal cancer operations, breast surgery, laparoscopic surgery, hernia repair, endoscopy and wound care.  Whenever she is not at the hospital she spends time with her husband and six children and enjoys hiking and gardening with them.  Her goal with patients is to show them God’s love through her dedication and commitment to their health and well-being.  


Dr. Niles J. Batdorf

Dr. Niles J. Batdorf graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, completed his residency in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  He continued training at the Mayo Clinic by completing a further residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, followed by a fellowship at The Ohio State University in Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microsurgery.  After fellowship, Dr. Batdorf and his wife Rachel both completed the Post-Residency Program through World Medical Mission in Cameroon, followed by medical service at a mission hospital in Nepal before moving to Kenya with his wife and six children in 2022 with SIM. Dr. Batdorf has a deep passion for serving people in Jesus’ name, and is blessed to see God’s majesty and glory through incredible creation of the human body.

general surgery

Dr. Patricia Chesang

Dr Patricia Chesang attended medical school at the University of Nairobi . After graduation, she worked at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) in Kisumu. Following her time there,  she joined Tenwek Hospital where she completed her general surgery residency program under the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) in partnership with Loma Linda University. She was admitted was as a fellow to College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA).

She has a passion to offer quality and compassionate care to all patients while striving to be christlike. 

Dr. tadeo kataramu

family medicine

Dr. Tadeo Katuramu completed medical school at Kampala International University (KIU), Uganda in 2016. He did his medical internship at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala-Uganda. Dr. Tadeo joined Family Medicine residency at Kabarak University, Kenya in 2018 and came to Kapsowar for his residency placement in 2020. He has since continued to develop his love and passion in family medicine, and faith in the healing power and providence of God. Dr. Tadeo is passionate about compassionate care to the underserved, as God leads him both home and away. His joy and gratification comes from those moments of both physical and spiritual healing in his patients.

Dr. Tadeo is married to a beautiful wife, Nakirya Carolyne Katuramu, and together, they have two young daughters, Adriel and Ariella. Dr. Tadeo prioritizes God, his family and work in all he does. He is a man of integrity, truth, compassion, love and faithfulness. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing chess and table tennis, and searching for new evidence in the care of his patients.

Dr. wilfed kimosop

family medicine

Dr. Kimosop graduated from Moi University Medical School December 2007. He worked at Kitale District Hospital for one year after internship, then began serving at Kapsowar Mission Hospital in 2009. He has completed trainings on management of diabetes and hypertension, emergency obstetrics and neonatal care, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, International Classification of Diseases 11, morbidity and mortality certification and coding, as well as sexual and gender based violence management. He is a member of Elgeyo Marakwet sexual based gender and violence response team. His hobbies include hiking and watching his favorite soccer team, Manchester City. Dr. Kimosop enjoys working in the outpatient department and serving the patients at the hospital. 

stanley mutwol

hospital director

Mr. Stanley K. Mutwol completed his nursing education at Moi University, College of Health Sciences. He joined Kapsowar Mission Hospital where he was engaged in both nursing care as well as nursing education. He later joined the hospital as Nurse Tutor, rising to Deputy Principal and later College Principal. It was here that he developed an interest in health systems and healthcare administration. This prompted him to enroll for a Master of Science in Health System Management (HSM). His desire to strengthen health systems in sub-saharan Africa motivated him to take up the role as Hospital CEO at AIC Kapsowar Mission Hospital, his current role since 2018. He has undergone leadership development programs and governance from distinguished institutions and has a vision to transform healthcare delivery in low resource settings. He’s keen in integrating spiritual care to medical ministry, and is married to his wife Rachel, with their three kids.


nursing director

 Gladys Omollo completed her training as a registered nurse at Kijabe Medical Training College. She has enjoyed working in many areas during her nursing carrier, including teaching, management and mentorship roles. She is a certified operating room nurse. She is currently the nurse director at Kapsowar Mission Hospital and is responsible for quality and infection control at the hospital. Her current role allows her the opportunity to lead a team of nurses and other members of staff who work together towards quality improvement. Gladys has a passion for service to humanity and enjoys growing from challenges. This is why she took the risk of moving from a well and longtime familiar environment to join a completely different one with new and unique challenges. She enjoys what she does and her goal is to see the constant growth of the nursing team and her joy is to see content and satisfied patients and their families.. Gladys enjoys fitness activities and her "me" time.

Dr. bill rhodes

general surgery

Dr. Bill Rhodes, educated and trained in the USA, is board certified in general surgery and in plastic/reconstructive surgery. He has worked at Kapsowar Mission Hospital in Kenya for 26 years. He and his wife Laura also travel throughout Sub-Saharan Africa performing surgery in difficult to access and low resource facilities.  Laura and Bill have been married 50 years, have four married children and 10 grandchildren.

general surgery

Dr. zeke rhodes

Dr. Rhodes is a general surgeon with specific interests in trauma, peripheral vascular disease, dialysis access, laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) surgery and thyroid surgery. He received his Masters in Public Health from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He attended medical school at University of Arkansas and completed his general surgery residency at Wright State University.  He is currently in Kapsowar serving in the Post Residency program with World Medical Mission.

Dr. gerhard schumacher

medical director

Dr. Schumacher completed his medical education at the University of British Columbia, Canada, followed by a Family Medicine residency completed at the University of Calgary. He settled in Kamloops, BC as a full-service family physician and did obstetrics, palliative care and aviation medicine. In addition, he had an academic role for 8 years as a site leader and associate professor for medical education for the University of British Columbia. Since early in his medical career, Gerhard and his wife Janie (an anatomy/physiology instructor) were active in international mission medicine in various contries including Hondura, India, Papua New Guinea, Cameroon, and Kenya. Dr. Schumacher first served at Kapsowar Misison Hospital in 2000 and returned several times. In 2015 he was invited to become the part-time medical director at Kapsowar. For the last 8 years he has worked as part of the hospital administrative team to strengthen medical care and improve infrastructure at the hospital. Gerhard and Janie have a son and daughter and three grandchildren. 

Dr. Jack strutner

internal medicine and pediatrics

Dr. Jack Strutner completed his medical education at the University of Miami. Dr. Strutner continued to develop his skills during his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at the University of California San Diego. Following residency, Dr. Strutner worked as a hospitalist in Santa Cruz, California before moving to Kapsowar to serve at the hospital in 2023 with Serge. He strives to deliver holistic and compassionate care to all of the people who God places under his care. Beyond the hospital, Dr. Strutner enjoys backpacking, hiking, and reading and spending time with his wife, Regan and their two young kids, Micah and Sage. Dr. Strutner is dedicated to ensuring his patients receive the best care possible in order to lead fulfilling lives.

Dr. kimberly walhof

obstetrics and gynecology

Dr. Kimberly Walhof began work as an OB/Gyn physician at AIC Kapsowar Hospital in 2019. Prior to arriving in Kenya, she completed medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and residency at the University of Utah. After completing the Post-Residency Program through World Medical Mission, Dr. Walhof (with her husband, Kristopher, and son, Dominic) returned to Kapsowar in 2022 with Serge. She enjoys working within the broad scope of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and particularly loves journeying with women and their families through high-risk pregnancies, and also performing life-changing gynecologic surgery for women who have previously lacked access to a specialist. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Walhof helps her husband Kristopher homeschool Dominic. She enjoys community life in Kapsowar and generally loves making things, including baked goods, ice cream, and crafts.