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<ul><li><p>Physicians Referral Guide</p></li><li><p>At the Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi): We strive for excellence in health care through the provision of expert, compassionate and ethical care to all our clients.We believe in the provision of accessible, cost effective, evidence based, and efficient care that </p><p>meets or exceeds the expectations of all our clients.We strive to provide an enabling and collaborative work environment that motivates, energises and recognises the contributions of individuals and teams.Through leadership in research and education, we aspire to improve the health of the people of Kenya, East Africa and beyond.</p><p>For more information, or copies of this guide please call 3662079 or 3740000 Ext. 2079</p><p>Important Telephone Numbers</p><p>Accident &amp; Emergency Department 3662020 / 22 or 3740000 Ext. 2020 / 2022</p><p>Admissions 3662253 or 3740000 Ext. 2253</p><p>Chief Executive Officers Office </p><p>3662474 / 5 or 3740000 Ext. 2474 / 5</p><p>Clinical Laboratory 3662230 or 3740000 Ext. 2230</p><p>Finance Department 3662099 or 3740000 Ext. 2099</p><p>Human Resource Department 3662263 or 3740000 Ext. 2263</p><p>Library 3662039 or 3740000 Ext. 2039</p><p>Medical Directors Office </p><p>3662462 / 3 or 3740000 Ext. 2462 / 3</p><p>Medical Information &amp; Records Depart-ment 3662094 or 3740000 Ext. 2094</p><p>Operator 3662162 or 3740000</p><p>Outpatient Department booking desk 3662075 / 6 or 3740000 Ext. 2075 / 6</p><p>Outpatient Department Reception 3662029 or Ext. 3740000 Ext. 2029</p><p>Physiological Measurement Department (PMD) 3662072 or 3740000 Ext. 2072</p><p>Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) 3662106 or 3740000 Ext. 2106</p><p>Public Relations &amp; Marketing Department 3662079 or 3740000 Ext. 2079</p><p>Radiology 3662294 / 6 or 3740000 Ext. 2294 / 6</p><p>Resource Development&amp; Communications Department 3662170 or 3740000 Ext. 2170</p><p>Risk Management Department 3662181 or 3740000 Ext. 2181</p><p>Security 3662700 or 3740000 Ext. 2700</p><p>The Aga Khan University Hospital Quality Policy</p></li><li><p>How to use this guide</p><p>This guide describes the services and programmes offered by every clinical department within the Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi). For your convenience and ease of location, the table of contents demonstrates how the guide and the departments are organised. The appropriate page for each department contains a description of the services available and areas of particular expertise. </p><p>How to make a referral The patient, referring physician or provider should call the Patient Referrals Coordinator (PRC), </p><p>currently based at the Chief of staff office on Tel. number 0203662462/3 or by email at patient-</p><p>referral@akhskenya.org. The Patient Referral Form should be completed &amp; sent to the PRC. On receipt of the form, and with collaboration of the required personnel, a decision will be </p><p>made on whether Out or Inpatient treatment is recommended. If the patient has any form of medical coverage then the necessary information will be processed &amp; advice given on any credit arrangements.</p><p> The PRC will assist the patient with arrangements such as airport pick up, accommodation &amp; other necessary information.</p><p>Inpatient If no prior arrangements have been made, then the patient will have to come to the hospital </p><p>A&amp;E. If the PRC has been informed of the admission prior to the arrival of the patient, then ambulance </p><p>service or transport facility may be arranged to pick up the patient &amp; accompanying attendant. Admission formalities &amp; process will be done and the patient admitted. The PRC will assist with post-discharge travel &amp; accommodation arrangements for the patient </p><p>&amp; accompanying attendant.</p><p>To refer a patient to any of the Physcians included in this guide or if you would like to be included in our mailing list please contact the Medical Directors office: </p><p>The Chief of staff office,</p><p>The Aga Khan University Hospital,3rd Parklands Avenue,P. O. Box 30270 00100 G.P.O. Nairobi, KenyaFax: (+254 20) 3741742Telephone: (+254 20) 3662463</p><p>Our contacts</p></li><li><p>We take great pleasure in presenting to you the Physicians Referral Guide of the Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi). The objective of this publication is to make our services accessible to our clients (both the public and referring physicians) by providing comprehensive information about hospital facilities, the clinical staff, and their areas of expertise, clinic timings and contact numbers. This guide provides essential information needed to make timely and accurate referrals and will facilitate the process of communication between referring physicians and AKUH Nairobi staff.</p><p>The Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi) recognises the importance of establishing long and lasting relationships with our referring physicians and values their contribution in improving the health of our community. We strive to provide excellence in services and treatment. Our vision is to be a premier tertiary, teaching and referral hospital serving sub-Sahara Africa. </p><p>We would appreciate suggestions from you on improving this guide and we look forward to having a mutually beneficial relationship.</p><p>Best wishes,Yours sincerely,</p><p>Asmita Gillani CEOThe Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi)</p><p>Message from the</p><p>Chief Executive Officer</p></li><li><p>The Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi) is the primary teaching affiliate ofthe Aga Khan University (AKU). It provides a broad range of </p><p>the latest and technically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services backed by a team of well trained professionals. To ensure patient safety, our clinical staff is fully credentialed and clinical privileges are granted with great care.</p><p>Currently, the hospital offers training for residency programmes in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Clinical Pathology, Anatomical Pathology, </p><p>Anaesthesia, Radiology Paediatrics and Gynaecology.</p><p>Through this guide, we would like to provide the information you need to make timely referrals and also to introduce you to the AKUH (N) clinical staff, some of whom are faculty. We would also like to welcome you to our various hospital Continuous Medical Education (CME) activities. These activities provide opportunities for interaction with various specialists and sharing of clinical skills and updated knowledge in various fields/topics.</p><p>For your comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the Marketing and Business Development Department on 3662079 or 3740000 Ext. 2079.</p><p>Yours sincerely,</p><p>Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed Associate DeanPostgraduate Medical Rducation Programme The Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi)</p><p>Message from the</p><p>Associate Dean</p></li><li><p>At the Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi) we embrace the concept of Clinical Governance and we create an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. Patient centred needs </p><p>are at the heart of our organisation and risks are reduced through education and training, clinical audit, clinical effectiveness, risk management, research and development. There is a system created for accountability, transparency and openness and we are committed to continual improvement. The doctors and other health professionals work together to provide quality services to all our clients.</p><p>This referral guide provides information about the services available. Feel free to use this information to make appropriate referrals. We look forward to a good working relationship.</p><p>Yours sincerely,</p><p>Dr. John M. Tole Medical Director The Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi)</p><p>Message from the</p><p>Medical Director</p></li><li><p>How to use this guide</p><p>This guide describes the services and programmes offered by every clinical department within the Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi). For your convenience and ease of location, the table of contents demonstrates how the guide and the departments are organised. The appropriate page for each department contains a description of the services available and areas of particular expertise, followed by an alphabetical listing of physicians with their Hospital/University titles, information on their qualifications and clinical </p><p>interests. At the end, there is a concise AKUH (N) medical staff directory, again alphabetically listed with reference to the last name. Relevant page numbers are provided, through which individual consultants may be easily located within the guide.</p><p>How to make a referral The patient, referring physician or provider should call the Patient Referrals Coordinator (PRC), </p><p>currently based at the Medical Directors office on Tel. number 0203662462/3 or by email at patient-</p><p>referral@akhskenya.org. The Patient Referral Form should be completed &amp; sent to the PRC. On receipt of the form, and with collaboration of the required personnel, a decision will be made on </p><p>whether Out or Inpatient treatment is recommended. If the patient has any form of medical coverage then the necessary information will be processed &amp; advice given on any credit arrangements.</p><p> The PRC will assist the patient with arrangements such as airport pick up, accommodation &amp; other necessary information.</p><p>Inpatient If no prior arrangements have been made, then the patient will have to come to the hospital A&amp;E. If the PRC has been informed of the admission prior to the arrival of the patient, then ambulance </p><p>service or transport facility may be arranged to pick up the patient &amp; accompanying attendant. Admission formalities &amp; process will be done and the patient admitted. The PRC will assist with post-discharge travel &amp; accommodation arrangements for the patient &amp; </p><p>accompanying attendant.</p><p>To refer a patient to any of the Physcians included in this guide or If you would like to be included in our mailing list please contact. the Medical Directors office: </p><p>Medical Directors Office,</p><p>The Aga Khan University Hospital,3rd Parklands Avenue,P. O. Box 30270 00100 G.P.O.Nairobi, KenyaFax: (+254 20) 3741742Telephone: (+254 20) 3662463</p></li><li><p>The Department of Anaesthesia is staffed by an experiencd team of anaesthetists committed to providing high quality services to patients. the department provides 24hr anaesthesia management for all surgical procedures as well as continuing critical care services through the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Comprehensive 24hour Obstetric and Paediatric analegisia services as well as acute and chronic Pain Management services are alsooffered.</p><p>The department also provides Postgraduate Medical Education and at present 2 students are undergoing training. </p><p>Department of Anaesthesia</p><p>Mailing address:</p><p>Department of Anaesthesia,The Aga Khan University Hospital,3rd Parklands Avenue,</p><p>P. O. Box 30270 00100 G.P.O. Nairobi, Kenya.Fax: (+254 20) 374 3935 / 375 1172Telephone: (+254 20) 3662158)</p></li><li><p>0 </p><p> Dr. Andrew O. Amata Consultant Anaesthetist Associate Professor and Chairman Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: AnaesthesiologySubspecialty: Pain Management and Palliative Care Paediatrics Anaesthesia</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D., DA, FMCA, DABHPM </p><p> Dr. Vitalis Mungayi Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Program Director Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: AnaesthesiologySubspecialty: Critical Care</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med, Cert. ICU Med </p><p> Dr. A. Kisia Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, FFARCS (Eng) </p><p>Department of Anaesthesia</p></li><li><p>0 </p><p>Full-Time Faculty</p><p> Dr. Thikra Sharif Consultant Anaesthetist &amp; Pain Management Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, FICMS, Diploma Pain Management </p><p> Dr. C.M. Rajula Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia </p><p>Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Charles E. Kabetu Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia </p><p>Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. S.K. Kahuho Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, DARCS, FFARSS </p><p> Dr. (Mrs.) A. Kapila Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.Med </p></li><li><p> Dr. Gerald C. Moniz Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Noah Waswa Nganga Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Prof. (Mrs.) Z.W. Ngumi Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med, FFARCS, Dip. (Anaesthesia) </p><p> Dr. Parikh Rajan Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology Qualifications: MBBS, M.D </p><p> Dr. D.J. Patel Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D </p><p>Department of Anaesthesia</p></li><li><p> Dr. V.P. Patel Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D </p><p> Dr. S. Ramrakha Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D. </p><p> Dr. Lorna K. Sangale Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. (Mrs.) Ramesh Shah Sarojna Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D. </p><p> Dr. Kumar Z. Shailesh Shah Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D., Dip. (Anaesthesia) </p><p>Full-Time Faculty</p></li><li><p> Dr. (Mrs.) K. Sheth Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.Med </p><p> Dr. David Otieno Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Alice Nafula Gumbe Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Peter Onyango Chore Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Manishkumar Roshni Ajmera Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBBS, M.D. </p><p>Department of Anaesthesia</p></li><li><p> Dr. Hezra Odondi Opere Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. Jagdish B. Sonigra Consultant Anaesthetist</p><p> Department of Anaesthesia Specialty: Anaesthesiology</p><p>Qualifications: MBChB, M.Med </p><p> Dr. N.C. Rajdev Consultant Anaesthe...</p></li></ul>

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