Meet our Doctors
Sayed K. Ali, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edinburgh)
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair
Dr Sayed K Ali is the Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine at Aga Khan University. He trained in the United States of America (USA) completing his undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York summa cum laude in 1999.
He graduated from the Stony Brook School of Medicine, New York with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2003, and completed training in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital in 2006 and in Hospice and Palliative Care in 2012. In 2017, he received certification as a hypertension clinician from the American Hypertension Society. He is currently dual boarded by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in both Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians as well as the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
Dr Ali is the recipient of many teaching awards including the Osler’s Teaching Award from the University of Central Florida in 2016 and 2017 and the Aga Khan University Best Faculty Award in 2018. Dr Ali is heavily involved in Post Graduate Medical Education (PGME), teaching both residents and students as well as assisting with research projects, abstracts and peer review publications. His research interest lies in improving palliative care services in Kenya including symptoms and pain management and fostering better communication strategies among medical providers and learners.