Nephrology

The section of nephrology strives to provide excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:​
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  • 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).
To book an appointment, please click HERE​
​Telephone contact: +254 (0) 20 366 ​2337​

​Meet​ our Doctor

Ahmed Sokwala, MD, MMed, FRCP (Edinburgh)
Assistant Professor

Dr Ahmed Sokwala is the Section Head of Nephrology at Aga Khan University. He earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2005 from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, and pursued an MMed degree in Internal Medicine at Aga Khan University, which he completed in 2010. He completed a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada in 2013 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP).​




Dr Sokwala is Head of the Dialysis Unit and Critical Care Hemodialysis at the hospital. His current research interests include: epidemiology of renal disease in Kenya with a special interest in the epidemiology of end-stage renal disease, glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease.