Dr. Karekezi is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Rwanda Military Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda. She graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Rwanda, in 2009. Dr. Karekezi completed her neurosurgery training and graduated as a Neurosurgeon in 2016 from the Mohamed V University, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)-Rabat Training Center for African Neurosurgeons, Rabat Morocco. Dr. Karekezi has further enrolled in several neurosurgical fellowships with a special interest in Neuro-Oncology and Skull Base Surgery: at the Brigham and Women Hospital/Harvard Medical School (2016), and completed a Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology & Skull Base Surgery at the University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada, (2017-2018) Dr. Karekezi is Rwanda’s First Female Neurosurgeon. She serves as the Chairperson of Women in Neurosurgery Africa (WIN-Africa), section of the Continental Association of African Neurosurgical societies (CAANS) from August 2019 and is a member of multiple National and International Neurosurgical organizations.

Email: clairekarekezi@gmail.com