Internal Medicine

Internal medicine or general internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of acute or chronic diseases, with special focus on coordinating care for adult with many medical problems or diseases.  We also specializes in health promotion, early and appropriate screening and prevention of diseases.  The Section of Internal Medicine, strives in providing excellent patient care and patient safety. We pride ourselves in the services we provide which include:

  • A multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive holistic care to our patients with acute and/or chronic medical problems
  • A daily fully supervised resident run outpatient clinic focusing on preventative and wellness medicine
  • A joint injection procedure clinic on Thursday afternoons
  • A resident phone clinic to follow up on our patients via phone.
  • A pre-operative risk management consultation clinic
  • Coordination of patient care with other sections and departments
  • A close working relationship with the Department of Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory to ensure excellent patient care.

    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

Sayed K. Ali, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edinburgh)

Professor, Section Head - Internal Medicine and Consultant Internal Medicine Specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi



  • BA – Stony Brook University, New York, 1995
  • MD – Stony Brook, School of Medicine, 2003
  • Residency Completion – North Shore University Hospital, NY, 2006
  • America Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
  • Fellow American College of Physician (FACP) – 2006
  • Certified Hypertension Clinician (AHSP) - 2012
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physician - 2018

Areas of interest

  • Hypertension and Preventative Medicine in Adult patients
  • Pre-operative Medicine
  • ACGME-I in LMICs
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Improving Resident education and welfare
  • Fostering better communication with Patients​

Professional Association

  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
  • Kenya Association of Physicians (KAP)
Prof. Sayed is also a faculty at Aga Khan University.

 Rajiv Patel

Clinical Senior Instructor, Programme Director and Consultant Internal Medicine Specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi



  • MMed - Internal Medicine, (Aga Khan University) 2018
  • MBBS - (AIMST University, Malaysia) 2011

Areas of Interest

  • Residency medical education
  • ACGMEi implementation and accreditation
  • Outpatient wellness and comprehensive care clinics

Professional Associations

  • ECSACOP member
  • KAP member
Dr Rajiv is also a faculty at Aga Khan University.

Soraiya Manji

Senior Instructor and Consultant Internal Medicine Specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi


  • Masters in Internal Medicine (AKU) 2020
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Moi) 2015

Areas of interest:

  • Geriatric medicine with focus on quality of life of the elderly
  • Preventive medicine
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Medical education

Professional associations:

  • Kenya Association of Physicians (KAP)
  • East, Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ECSACOP)
Dr Soraiya is also a faculty at Aga Khan University.