​Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is one of the leading surgical teaching institutes in East and Central Africa. With world-class faculty, residents and staff, state of the art facilities and a passion for teaching and research, we are at the forefront of surgical care in the region. The range of subspecialty services offered makes us the go to facility not just for patients but also for those seeking broad-based higher surgical qualifications. 

We are composed of multiple subspecialties covering the entire scope of practice such as General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Cardiac, Orthopaedic, Ophthalmology, Paediatric, Plastic Surgery as well as Ear, Nose, Throat, Head & Neck surgery.

Our dedicated faculty and staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi a great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in and around Africa.​