The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Section of Psychiatry is housed within the Department of Medicine. It has one full time and three part-time faculty, both locally and internationally trained, to provide a range of service including a consultation-liaison service for inpatients, management of inpatients with primary psychiatric disorders and an outpatient service through the outpatient clinics for patients with psychiatric disorders. The Section of Psychiatry believes in a multidisciplinary and biopsychosocial approach in providing the best care possible to our patients. To achieve this, we work closely with other sections and departments to help improves the lives of our patients and their families.


Education and Research

The Section of Psychiatry plays an important role in teaching our internal medicine residents on the principle of the brain and behavior: Read more about it here.




Our faculty are trained and accredited in some of the finest institutions in Europe but have developed a keen understanding of the conditions faced in East Africa and can approach Psychiatry problems in the relevant context for our patients. Meet our Faculty.




Patient Care

The Section of Psychiatry strives to ensure excellent patient care and patient safety. Click here to read more about our services.

Contact Us

Physical Address

5th Floor Doctor’s Plaza; Room 516

Postal Address

Aga Khan University Hospital 
3rd Parklands Avenue 
P.O. Box 30270-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile:  + 254 (20) 366 2029 (1487)