​​​​Dr. Sayed K. Ali
EHR Lead Physician

​​​​Dr. Sayed K. Ali is the Aga Khan University (AKU), Nairobi, Kenya, Electronic Health Record (EHR) Lead Physician. He is also an Associate Professor at AKU and a faculty in the department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care.  Dr. Ali trained in the United States of America completing his undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York with a summa cum laude in 1999.  He got accepted into an early acceptance medical school program at Stony Brook School of Medicine, New York, where he completed his medical degree in 2003.  A recipient of the United States Army Health Professions Scholarship, he completed training in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in 2006.

He is currently dual boarded by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in both internal medicine and hospice (2006) and palliative care medicine (2012).  In 2017, he received certification as a hypertension clinician from the American Hypertension Society.  He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and The Royal College of Physician (FRCP). Dr. Ali has been the chair to many committees most notably the ethics committee at the Orlando VA Medical Center.  He has also served as the Chair of Medicine at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait with the US Army.

Dr. Ali is a 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 2019.  He has multiple scholarly publication in various peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored many abstracts presented both nationally and internationally.  He is heavily involved in Graduate Medical Education, teaching both residents in students as well as assisting with research projects, abstracts, and peer review publications.  His special interests lie in improving better communication between patients and their healthcare providers.