Dr. Kachinga Sichizya heads the Neurosurgery unit at the University Teaching Hospital, where he also serves as the Head of Clinical Care in the Accidents and Emergency department. He is also the head of neurosurgery training in Zambia under the Specialist Training Programme (STP). He holds a fellowship degree in Neurosurgery obtained from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He has undertaken many short fellowship courses in India, Europe and North America, with the most recent one being a one-year Spine Fellowship at the University of Toronto.
He has experience of serving both in the public and private sectors, having worked as Neurosurgeon at the Beit-Cure Hospital for 10 years before rejoining the public service. He has received several local and international awards in recognition of his work as a compassionate physician. He is also a preacher and much sought after motivational speaker
Besides Neurosurgery, Dr. Sichizya loves the outdoor life. He is an avid sportsman and mountain-climber. He has conquered two of Africa’s high mountains including the Kilimanjaro and the Elgon. He is also an Award-winning writer. His first novel, Uneasy Yoke, won him the Ngoma Literary award. Uneasy Yoke is also a set book for English literature for Zambian high schools. He is currently concluding his second novel entitled Like A Thief In The Night.He has a passion for music.
Dr. Sichizya is married to Veronica, a Radiologist at the University Teaching Hospital. Together they have three children, two boys and one girl.