​Welcome to Food & Nutrition Services


The Nutrition Service Line at the Aga Khan University Hospital consists of a team of highly experienced clinical registered dieticians (RD) and food service professionals, who are equipped with modern modalities to provide comprehensive clinical nutrition care and meals to admitted patients and visitors. 

Our clinical dieticians and food service professionals work closely together to ensure that:

  • The meal requirements of patients, families and visitors are appropriately met

  • Meals are prepared in a safe and hygienic manner

  • The quality control standards of ISO 22000:20015 are strictly followed.


​Our clinical registered dieticians in Nutrition Services at the Aga Khan University Hospital work closely with almost all the different service line teams in the hospital, to educate, counsel and support patients who need to change their eating habits in order to improve their health condition. This service is offered to patients who are admitted as well as those who are visiting doctors at the consulting clinics. Our Dieticians use a comprehensive team approach to develop nutritious meal plans for patients, tailored to their specific health condition and designed to aid in their recovery. They provide education on how to make healthy food choices and lifestyle changes for the management and or prevention of long-term (chronic) diseases. Our approach is holistic and involves not only the patients but also their families. The goal is to guide the patient towards an optimum nutritional status and a healthier lifestyle that will benefit the patient and their entire family.

Consultation with your primary care doctor or referring specialist is integral to developing a comprehensive nutritional care plan. Our outpatient nutrition services include the management of the following medical conditions but are not limited to:

  • Abnormal cholesterol levels (dyslipidaemia)
  • Bariatric Surgery 
  • Cancer 
  • Celiac Disease 
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes 
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) 
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Seizures 
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Weight Management (Obesity)
  • Wounds ​

For Appointments

To schedule an appointment please refer to the clinic location and phone contact information provided below. 

Clinic Location:

​Clinic Location

Timings

Telephone

​1st floor, Nazar Walji Building, Aga Khan University Hospital, Main Campus, Stadium Road, Karachi.

​Monday to Friday

9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

​+92 21 3486 5789

+92 21 3486 5788

​Consulting Clinic 4, Aga Khan University Hospital, Main Campus, Stadium Road, Karachi.

​Friday

2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

​+92 21 3486 1036

+92 21 3486 1079

​Ibn Zuhar Building, Aga Khan University Hospital, Main Campus, Stadium Road, Karachi.

​Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 p.m. to 12 p.m.

​+92 21 3486 1842

​2nd floor, Jena bai Hassanali Shariff Building, Aga Khan University Hospital, Main Campus, Stadium Road, Karachi.

​Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 p.m. to 12 p.m.

​+92 21 3486 1055​