Dermatology, Dermatosurgery and Venereology

Our highly trained and experienced team of Dermatologists and nurses strive to ensure excellent patient. 

We are primarily responsible for providing exemplarily care for new born to elderly patients of all skin types presenting with hair, skin and nail problems at the AKUHN. Our services include Dermatological Diagnosis and Management, Dermatosurgical care, and Venereological diagnosis and management.

Common Conditions that we manage include but are not limited to:​

  • Acne and Acneiform Eruptions
  • Eczema: Various types of Eczemas
  • Hair loss: Various types of hair loss
  • Nail Conditions
  • Skin Fungal Infections
  • Pigmentary Disorders: Melasma, Vitiligo
  • Mole Mapping and skin cancer management​​

​Meet our specialists

Hashim Shaukatali Kaderbhai

Senior Instructor, Section Head and Consultant Dermatologist and Venereologist at Aga Khan Universi​ty Hospital, Nairobi


  • MMED Dermatology and Venereology  (Regional Dermatology Training Centre, Tumaini University)

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Adult Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer, Mole Mapping and Dermatosurgery
  • Hair Loss Disorders
  • Acne and Pigmentary Disorders
  • Persons with Albinism and Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Professional Associations

  • Kenya Association Dermatologists
  • African Society Of Dermatology And Venereology​
Dr Hashim is also a faculty at Aga Khan University.

Venkatesh Narasimhan

Senior instructor and Consultant Cosmetic Dermatologist at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi


  • MBBS – SMCH, Chennai, India (2016)

  • MD DVL - SMCH, Chennai, India (2020)

Area of interest

  • Clinical Dermatology & Venereology

  • Cosmetic Dermatology

Professional associations

  • IADVL (Indian association of dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists)

  • AAD (American academy of dermatology)

Dr Venkatesh is also a faculty at Aga Khan University.