Postgraduate Medical Education

Welcome to the Department of Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology at the Medical College, Aga Khan University based at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya (AKUH,N). We are committed to patient care, high quality education and research in diagnostic imaging and image guided therapies. Our vision is to train and develop radiologists who have in-depth knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional competencies. 

We offer specialist training in Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology leading to an award of Master of Medicine (MMed) degree. Residents benefit from hands-on instruction from exemplary faculty with state-of-the-art technology and facilities. This is a four-year training programme. Core learning experiences include:

  • Medical Imaging Physics

  • Imaging Techniques and Radiography

  • Computed Tomography

  • General Radiology

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Nuclear Medicine

  • Ultrasonography

  • Interventional Radiology

Continuing Medical Education 

We also provide continuous professional development teaching to technical staff and to the medical fraternity associated with AKUH, N.  


Our outstanding faculty is dedicated to offering the highest quality of instruction in teaching, research and scholarship. They sit on well recognised national and international bodies such as African Society of Radiology, Mediterranean and African Society of Ultrasound, Kenya Association of Radiologists’ and Kenya Society of Ultrasound and Biology.


The department undertakes research with focus on fetal imaging. 

Clinical Hospital and Regional Services

As part of AKUH,N the Department conducts some of East and Central Africa's most sophisticated range of radiology examinations.​

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Weekly Schedule of Activities



Physical address

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

3rd Parklands Avenue

Off Limuru Road

Nairobi, Kenya


254 20 366 2294​

254 20 366 2554

254 20 366 2292

254 20 374 000

Mailing address

Programme Director

Department of Radiology

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

P.O. Box 30270 - 00100

Nairobi, Kenya

Email: khalid.makhdomi@aku.edu​ ​​​