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).

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

Ahmed Sokwala, MD, MMed, FRCP (Edinburgh)

Clinical Associate Professor, Section Head and Consultant Nephrologist at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi


  • FRCP (2018)
  • FICN (2013)
  • MMed (Aga Khan University) 2010
  • MD (Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey) 2005

Areas of interest

  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic kidney disease

Professional associations

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Kenya Renal Association
  • Canadian Society of Nephrology
  • Royal College of Physicians

Dr Sokwala ​is also a faculty of Nephrology at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Read more about him HERE​

Joyce Bwombengi

Senior Instructor and Consultant Nephrologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi


  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBChB) Moi – 2009
  • Master of Medicine – Internal Medicine (MMED) UON – 2017
  • Fellowship in Clinical Nephrology (FCN)- EAKI/UON – 2021

Areas of Interest

  • Transplant Nephrology
  • Vascular Access for Haemodialysis
  • Kidney disease in pregnancy
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Patient education & Advocacy
  • Medical Education​

Research Interests

  • Vascular access related quality of life amongst patients on hemodialysis
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Kidney disease in pregnancy​

Professional Associations

  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN) – Member
  • Kenya Renal Association (KRA) – Member
  • Kenya Association of Physicians (KAP) – Member
  • Kenya Diabetes Study Group – Member
  • African Association of Nephrology (AFRAN) – Member
  • Women in Nephrology Africa – Member


  • Founding Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians – East Central & Southern Africa (FCP-ECSA)
  • Young Scientists Award – Best PG Thesis – 2017 by Respiratory Society of Kenya
  • Distinction - Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology thesis – EAKI 2021