Dr. Pedro Pallangyo

Head of Research, Training & Consultancy Unit


Pedro Pallangyo is a highly motivated, enthusiastic physician, researcher and public health specialist committed to providing outstanding patient care and be a catalyst in building relationships and create programs that harness knowledge and forge new directions and discoveries in Public Health practice. He has key interest in Public Health & Clinical Medicine Research particularly in the field of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Pedro received his undergraduate training at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and graduated with Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree in 2009. He further pursued a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Degree at the Dartmouth Medical School, USA in the year 2010-2011. He was employed as Assistant Lecturer at the St Francis University College of Health and Allied Sciences where he was also appointed as the Dean of Students. Pedro returned to MUHAS to pursue his Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine Degree and graduated in 2015.

He joined the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac institute in November 2015 and he is currently our Head of Research, Training & Consultancy Unit. Pedro possesses a positive approach to multidisciplinary teamwork and quickly adapts to new systems and procedures. He is hard working, conscientious, and an effective communicator with the ability to establish rapport and build relationships with patients, peers, and co-workers.

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Cardiac Services

Arterial Switch Operation

Arterial Switch Operation

Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stenting

Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stenting

Coronary Angiography

The function of coronary arteries is to supply our heart muscle with blood. They may get clogged from a buildup of plaque, cholesterol or cells resulting in..

Coronary Angioplasty

What is Coronary Angioplasty?

Coronary Angioplasty is also known as PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Interventi..


On 9th to 19th September 2016, there will be a camp for paediatric open heart surgery at Jakaya K...

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