The section of pulmonary medicine (chest clinic) strives to offer high quality comprehensive care to our patients.  ​

 We offers the following services​

  • Outpatient and inpatient consultation
  • A multidisciplinary approach to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety.
  • ​A daily pulmonary outpatient clinic managing a variety of lung disorders including asthma and persistent cough, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, interstitial lung diseases, chronic respiratory failure, sleep related disorders, unexplained breathlessness, pleural diseases, exercise intolerance and lung cancer.
  • ​A smoking cessation clinic 

Co​ntact us

To book an appointment, please contact:

+254 (0) 111 011 888 / +254 (0) 730 011 888


To book an appointment online click HERE

​Meet our Doctors 

Jumaa Bwika, MBChB, MBA, MRCP, FRCP (Edinburgh)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Section Head and Consultant Pulmonologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi


  • FRCP (Edinburgh) 2019
  • MBA (University of Birmingham) 2019
  • CCT - General Internal & Respiratory Medicine (UK) 2014
  • MRCP Respiratory Medicine 2014
  • General Internal & Respiratory Medicine (UK) 2013
  • MRCP (Lon) 2009
  • MBChB (University of Nairobi) 1998

​Areas of Interest

  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Sleep studies and non-invasive ventilation
  • Thoracic ultrasonography for pleural procedures
  • Medical thoracoscopy
  • Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing (CPEX) and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Clinical management pathways
  • New service design
  • Service recovery

Professional Associations

  • Respiratory Society of Kenya
  • Kenya Association of Physicians
  • Pan African Thoracic Society
  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
Dr Bwika is also a faculty at Aga Khan University. 

Salim Hassanali, MBBS, MMed

Clinical Senior Instructor and Consultant Pulmonologist at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi


  • Fellowship training in pulmonology and Critical Care (University of Witwatersrand) 2017
  • MMed Int Medicine (University of Nairobi) 2007
  • MBBS (Utkal University) 1990
  • BSc (1985)

Areas of Interest

  • Critical Care
  • ARDS
  • Severe pneumonias
  • Non-Invasive ventilation
  • Diagnostic upper GIT endoscopy
  • Diagnostic sigmoidoscopy
  • Life threatening asthma
  • Sepsis/Septic shock
  • Extracorporeal life support Pulmonology
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Asthma-Copd overlap
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung cancers
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Transbronchial biopsy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Sleep studies
  • Restrictive lung diseases
  • Nicotine addiction
  • Obesity
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Professional associations

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Kenya Association of Physicians
  • Kenya Medical Association (KMA)
  • Respiratory Society of Kenya
  • World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Society of Kenya
Dr Salim is also a faculty of Aga Khan University ​​