Specialist Services

The Hospital delivers core hospital services in:

  • Internal medicine
  • Surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology

Outpatient Specialist Clinics

In addition to General Clinics (Monday to Saturday), the following outpatient specialist clinics are available:

Internal Medicine Department
The Internal Medicine Department can address all key sub-specialties, providing comprehensive outpatient, inpatient and diagnostic services. The Department has three full-time consultants providing internal medicine service, with particular expertise in chronic disease management including HIV/AIDS, cardiology, renal dialysis, and gastroenterology.

The Department has a number of visiting consultants experienced in all subspecialties of medicine including neurology, dermatology, diabetes, and paediatric cardiology.

The department has an advanced Cardiac Diagnostic Unit with modern Electrocardiogramme (ECG), Echo and Stress Test facilities. Medical cases from across Tanzania are referred for diagnostic testing.

Diabetic Clinic
Diagnosis and ongoing care for diabetics include:

  • Health education
  • Dietary advice
  • Consultant and nurse specialist support for diabetic mellitus
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Hormone growth disorder
  • Infertility
  • Lipid disorder
  • Obesity
  • Autonomic disorders.

Dietetic Clinic
Diabetic, cardiology and hypertension patients are advised on weight loss and health lifestyle changes at this clinic.

Tuberculosis Clinic
Delivered in partnership with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, this clinic offers diagnosis, treatment and on-going care at no cost to all Tuberculosis patients.

Full-time consultants, supported by part-time specialists, junior doctors and nurses, staff each clinic.

Clinic opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 0830 - 1830hrs
Sundays and Public Holidays: 0830 - 1230hrs

For more information, please contact:
Marketing Department
Tel: +255 22 2115 151/53 (ext. 4007)
Fax: +255 22 211 5904
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The Surgical Department at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam provides comprehensive outpatient, inpatient and diagnostic services. The department, along with visiting specialists, cover all the major sub-specialties of surgery:

  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Eye
  • General surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology

The Hospital’s resident surgeons and visiting consultants perform these procedures in operating theatres equipped for complex surgeries. They are supported by an Intensive Care Unit and surgical ward.

All the rooms in the surgical ward include: air conditioning, nurse call system, cardiac arrest alarm system, piped oxygen, refrigerator, TV and telephone.

Opening hours:
24 hours a day