Department of Internal Medicine


AKUH,N provides the East African community with access to the highest quality of medical facilities including cardiology and oncology services. We also offer state-of-the-art emergency treatments, highly specialised surgeries and comprehensive rehabilitation programmes.​

The Department of Medicine offers comprehensive medical services in a diverse range of sub-specialties, including:

The section of cardiology strives to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:

  • A state-of-the-art catherization lab that cater to our patients who need invasive, often life-saving, procedures. 
  • A range of non-invasive procedures to assist our patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • A heart attack service that is considered one of the best in Africa. 
  • An on-call cardiology team readily available to evaluate patients with heart symptoms including heart attacks. 
  • International standards and best practices to ensure that our patients are taken care of in a timely manner. 
  • An arrhythmia service provided by visiting faculty from the top institutions in the world, including the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America.  
  • A daily heart clinic with the ability to cater to all the needs of a patient. 
  • A multidisciplinary team experienced at evaluating and managing complex cardiovascular processes.​
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​Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2073

The section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine strives in ensuring excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:

  • A state-of-the-art facility that provides 24-hour monitoring to patients in the ICU and HDU.
  • Presence of our locally and internationally Critical Care Medicine trained faculty 24 hours a day, 7 days-a-week.
  • Expertise in invasive and non-invasive critical care medicine.
  • Critical care medicine trained nurse with a minimum nurse to patient ratio to ensure close and adequate care of patients admitted to the ICU and HDU.
  • A close working relationship with our other section, including the Departments of Radiology, Pathology, Nutrition and Laboratory, ensuring a multidisciplinary and expedited approach to patient care.  
  • A close working relationship with our physical and occupational therapists to ensure that our patients get their holistic rehabilitation needs met.
  • Adoption of national and international best practices and protocols to minimize medical risks to our patients while ensuring the highest quality of patient care and safety.
  • Family support services including religious services.
  • Frequent family meetings and updates.
  • A close working relationship with our Section of Palliative Care.
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​Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​​

The section of endocrinology believes in providing comprehensive care to our patients to ensure the highest quality of patient care and safety. 

Our services include:

  • A daily diabetes and endocrine clinic. 
  • Diabetes education facilitated by our diabetes educators catering to both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Individual and group education sessions to empower patients in managing their diseases, focusing primarily on diabetes. 
  • A support group, facilitated by our diabetes educators, that meets twice a month catering to patient with diabetes and their families. 
  • A 24-hour dedicated patient hotline triaged by our diabetes educators to help answer patient questions, queries, and concerns.
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366  2774
The section of oncology is committed to ensuring excellent patient care and patient safety. 

Our services include:​

  • Daily outpatient clinics.
  • Inpatient consultation services. 
  • Daycare admission to address acute issues.
  • A close working relationship with our surgical colleagues, radiation therapists, radiologists and the palliative care team.
  • A multidisciplinary approach to patient care including nursing care and social worker support. 
  • A holistic approach to patient care including frequent family discussions and conferences. ​
  • An outpatient chemotherapy day care center catered for patient receiving chemotherapy run by a specially trained competent nursing staff.
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​1237​

The section of psychiatry believes in providing safe and comprehensive care to our patients ensuring the highest quality of patient care and safety.

  • An Inpatient consultation-liaison psychiatry service.
  • Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic mental health disorders.
  • A multidisciplinary approach to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety​.
  • ​Daily psychiatry outpatient clinic managing a variety of mental health disorders including, but not limited to, anxiety and mood disorders, dementia and psychoses​​. 
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​

The section of palliative care provides comprehensive and holistic care to patient with chronic life limiting illnesses. ​

Our services include:

  • Maintaining patient autonomy
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Education on role of advance directives
  • Help with establishing goals of care
  • Encouraging family meeting to foster discussion
  • Emotional, spiritual and psychological support for patients and their families
  • Bereavement counseling
  • Assistance with ethical questions and concerns
  • Co-ordination and Continuity of care upon discharge
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​1237​​

The Section of Internal Medicine  strives to provide excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:

  • A multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive holistic care to our patients with acute and/or chronic medical problems
  • A daily fully supervised resident run outpatient clinic focusing on preventative and wellness medicine
  • A joint injection procedure clinic on Thursday afternoons
  • A resident phone clinic to follow up on our patients via phone.
  • A pre-operative risk management consultation clinic
  • Coordination of patient care with other sections and departments
  • A close working relationship with the Department of Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory to ensure excellent patient care​

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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366  2029

The section of nephrology strives to provide excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:

  • Inpatient consult service.
  • Acute and chronic dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and continuous renal replacement therapy.
  • A multidisciplinary approach to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety.
  • An outpatient clinic managing a variety of kidney disorders including glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease, and pre- and post-kidney transplant follow-up.
  • Management of resistant hypertension and kidney complications from diabetes.
  • An interventional unit equipped to perform kidney biopsies and insertion of tunneled permanent dialysis catheters.
  • Regular continuous renal replacement therapy, plasmapheresis, and slow low efficient daily dialysis (SLEDD).
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2337​

Our section of neurology prides in offering the following sevices;

  • A multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive holistic care to our patients.
  • A robust inpatient consult service.
  • A daily outpatient clinic including a Saturday clinic to accommodate our working patients.
  • We accept referrals from all over the country and from neighboring countries.
  • A patient support group to help our patient manage their disease process and provide an outlet for therapeutic discussions. 
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​

The section of gastroenterology clinic strives in ensuring excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:​:

  • An inpatient consult service.
  • Screening and treatment colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.
  • Pediatric procedures including foreign body removal.
  • Patient and family education and support​​​.
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​1270​

The hematology clinic aims to provide excellent patient care and patient safety. 

Services offered include:
 
  • A daily outpatient clinic catering to various hematological patient needs.
  • A close working relationship with our state-of-the-art laboratory services and Department of Pathology.
  • Inpatient consultations and liaison with other services.
  • An outpatient chemotherapy infusion center for administration of cancer therapies and blood products managed by specially trained chemotherapy nurses to cater to patient needs.
  • Patient educations and support services.
  • A close relationship with the Palliative Care Section.
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​1237

The section of Infectious disease strives to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include;
  • A daily Infectious Disease clinic including a Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) and HIV clinic.
  • Patient and family support services.
  • Infectious diseases coverage for both the wards and intensive care units.
  • A dedicated patient hotline, triaged by a qualified nurse, to assist with questions, queries and concerns.
  • The section has a state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory with the capability to perform various specialised tests. 
  • We contribute to the infection control program at the hospital and strongly believe and encourage best infection control practices to enhance patient care and safety.​

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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​

 

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 
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​

The section of rheumatology services include:

  • A multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive holistic care to our patients.
  • A robust inpatient consult service.
  • A daily outpatient clinic including a Saturday clinic to accommodate our working patients.
  • We accept referrals from all over the country and from neighboring countries.
  • A patient support group to help our patient manage their disease process and provide an outlet for therapeutic discuss. 
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Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2029​

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