Pulmonology 

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 
To book an appointment, please click HERE​
​Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 2029​​

​Meet our Doctors 

Jumaa Bwika, MBChB, MBA, MRCP, FRCP (Edinburgh)
Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr Bwika earned his MBChB degree from the University of Nairobi in 1998 and Membership in the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 2009. He later pursued specialty training in General Internal Medicine (GIM) and Respiratory Medicine in the West Midlands, United Kingdom (UK) achieving specialist certification in Respiratory Medicine from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and the British Thoracic Society in 2013. He completed his Consultant Training in the United Kingdom in 2014, attaining a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the General Medical Council with dual accreditation in the Respiratory and the GIM specialist registers, and Specialist Collegiate Membership in Respiratory Medicine. 
 
Dr Bwika was awarded a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Birmingham and was also elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2019. 
 
Dr Bwika’s skills include flexible bronchoscopy, non-invasive ventilation, thoracic ultrasonography for pleural procedures, medical thoracoscopy, cardio-pulmonary exercise testing (CPEX) and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). His interests include clinical management pathways, new service design, service delivery and service recovery.



Salim Hassanali, MBBS, MMed
Clinical Senior Instructor
Dr Hassanali attained his BSc from Bhopal Nobles College, Udaipur, Rajastan, India in 1985 and graduated with an MBBS from Sri Ramchandra Bhanj Medical College, India (Utkal University) in 1990. He earned his MMed in Internal Medicine from the University of Nairobi in 2007 and later pursued a fellowship in Pulmonology & Critical Care at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, which he completed in 2017.
 
Dr Hassanali has specialized training in upper endoscopies, sigmoidoscopies, flexible bronchoscopies and ultrasound procedures. His research interests include pathophysiology and treatment of ARDS and bronchiectasis.​
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