Neurology​

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

Meet our Doctors​​

Dilraj Singh Sokhi, MBChB, MRCP, FRCP (Edinburgh)
Assistant Professor


Dr Sokhi is the Section Head of Neurology at Aga Khan University. In the United Kingdom (UK), he completed his BMedSci first-class honors and his MBChB first-class honors from the University of Sheffield in 2004 and 2005 respectively. He pursued Core Medical Training with Academic Clinical Fellowship in Neurology, which he completed in 2010, and Adult Clinical Neurology Higher Specialist Training in 2015 at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Sheffield, UK. Dr Sokhi received MRCP (Neurology) Specialty Certificate Royal College of Physicians (RCP) UK in 2015.

Dr Sokhi has been working with the neurosurgery services on developing hyper-acute stroke initiatives as well as developing a stroke pathway at the hospital. He has been involved in various research initiative both locally and internationally. He is an active member of the Pan-African Association of Neurosciences (PAANS), International League against Epilepsy (ILAE), National Epilepsy Co-ordination Committee of Kenya (NECC), British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP), and member of the Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP) including the Local Lead MRCP UK Exams.


Sylvia Mbugua, MBChB, MMed
Senior Instructor

Dr Sylvia Mbugua graduated from the University of Nairobi with a MBChB degree in 2000 and an MMed degree in Internal Medicine in 2008. She underwent Neurology Training as part of the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, UK and graduated in 2017.​

Dr Mbugua’s research interests focus on epilepsy in Kenyans and stroke outcomes with a special emphasis on door-to-needle and door-to-CT scan care in the country. 

Herman Ojuma Ekea, MBChB, MMed, FCN (South Africa)
Senior Instructor

 
Dr Herman Ekea completed his MBChB degree at the University of Nairobi in 2005 and graduated with an MMed degree in Internal Medicine at Aga Khan University in 2012. He completed a fellowship in Neurology at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa in 2019, and is a Fellow of the College of Neurologists of South Africa. 

Dr Ekea’s main areas of interest are clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular diseases. He is a member of Kenya Association of Physicians and the International Parkinsonism and Movement Disorder Society.