Cherno S Jallow
Head of Paediatric
We have a Paediatric Surgery Unit headed by Dr Cherno S Jallow. He was employed as a consultant Paediatric Surgeon and head of the Paediatric Surgery Unit of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital upon his return to the Gambia in December 2021, and he has done all Paediatric Surgery operations since then, including Paediatric Gastrointestinal tract surgeries, Paediatric Urology cases and General Paediatric Surgery patients.
He is a member of the West African College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Ghana College of Surgeons, a general surgeon specialist and a paediatric surgeon, respectively, through residency and exams. In 2019, he was awarded the British Association of Paediatric Surgeon’s Hughs Greenwood Award Scholar because of his interest in paediatric surgery. He has research interests and is engaged in many multicenter studies, ending in publications. He was registered with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council, and his current registration is with the Gambia Medical and Dental Council. Furthermore, he is a Member of the Ghana Medical Association, The Gambia Medical and dental Association, The Pan African Paediatric Surgical Association and the Ghana Paediatric Surgery Association.