Medical College, East Africa

Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine.  We are proud to be the largest department at Aga Khan University.  Our faculty, resident, and staff at Aga Khan University, Nairobi are committed to ensuring top-notch patient-centered health care and patient safety, excellence in education and dedication to cutting-edge research.  Our Department is comprised of multiple sub-specialties with diverse a faculty trained both locally and internationally.


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The Department of Medicine is composed of various sub-specialities providing top-notch patient care and focusing on patient safety.



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Dr Fredrick Otieno, Assistant Professor and Head of Rheumatology, presented “Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis – Biologics” and Dr Felix Riunga, Senior Instructor in Infectious Diseases, presented “Case Presentation: Challenges of Managing Infections in Rheumatic Diseases” at The Arthrheuma Society of Kenya (ARSK) conference held at Four Points Sheraton Hotel, August 31, 2019.


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Dr Caroline Mithi, Fourth Year Resident, Dr Anne Mwirigi, Assistant Professor in Pathology, and Dr Allan Rajula, Senior Instructor in Gastroenterology, published an article entitled “A Case of Severe Vitamin B12 Deficiency Secondary to Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis”​ in the South African Gastroenterology Review.


Morbidity and Mortality Meeting
Monday, September 9th

Interactive Discussion Between DOM Faculty and Insurance Companies
Facilitated by – Prof Michael Chung and Dr Sayed Karar
Lecture Theatre
Tuesday, September 10th
8.00am- 9.00am

Part 1&2: Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU and Ventilatory Wean
Dr Alok Iyer
Facilitated by Dr Jumaa Bwika
ETB Seminar Room 3
Wednesday, September 11th

Faculty Academic Rounds 
Research Seminar Series
Lecture Theatre
Thursday, September 12th

Part 1&2: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis and approach to management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Dr Joseph Abuodha
Facilitated by Dr Jumaa Bwika
ETB Seminar Room 3
Friday, September 13th