• Hospital has liabillity insurance
  • Doctors have liabillity insurance

Hospital established

1964

Number of doctors

85

Number of beds

74

Established in 1964, the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam is a multispecialty hospital offering quality health care for the people of Tanzania. In 2000, construction of a new building was complete, expanding the Hospital to its current 74-beds. The Hospital provides general medical services, specialist clinics and state of the art diagnostic services. It is also part of the Aga Khan Health Services international referral system, with links to the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

Our departments and medical specialties

Bariatric and weight loss surgery

Head of department: Bariatric and weight loss surgery

Description:

Treatments of obesity, which relates to health problems of overweight persons. Doctors who specialize in this area are called obesity doctors or bariatric surgery doctors.

Contact:

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Treatments that we offer:

Duodenal switch surgery

Gastric balloon

Gastric banding

Gastric bypass

Gastric plication

Gastric sleeve

Metabolic bariatric surgery

Revisional bariatric surgery

VBLOC therapy

Cancer (oncology)

Head of department: Cancer (oncology)

Description:

A disease caused by abnormal cell growth. Doctors who specialize in this area are called Cancer doctors or Surgical oncologists.

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Conditions that we treat:

Adrenal cancer

Anal cancer

Bile duct cancer

Bladder cancer

Bone cancer

Brain cancer

Breast cancer

Central nervous system cancer

Cervical cancer

Colon cancer

Colorectal cancer

Endometrial cancer

Esophageal cancer

Ewing sarcoma

Eye cancer

Gallbladder cancer

Head and neck cancer

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma

Kidney cancer

Laryngeal cancer

Leukemia

Liver cancer

Lung cancer

Mesothelioma

Metastatic cancer

Multiple myeloma

Neuroblastoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Oral cancer

Ovarian cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Penile cancer

Pituitary cancer

Prostate cancer

Rectal cancer

Retinoblastoma

Salivary gland cancer

Skin cancer-melanoma

Skin cancer-non-melanoma

Skull tumors

Soft tissue sarcoma

Stomach cancer

Testicular cancer

Throat cancer

Thymus cancer

Thyroid cancer

Urethral cancer

Uterine cancer

Vaginal cancer

Vulvar cancer

Treatments that we offer:

Angiogenesis inhibitors

Cancer surgery

Chemotherapy

Gynecological oncology

Hyperthermia cancer treatment

Immunotherapy

Laser therapy

Mohs surgery

PDT Photodynamic therapy

Radiation therapy

Cardiology

Head of department: Cardiology

Description:

Heart disorders and circulatory system. Doctors who specialize in this area are called cardiologists.

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Conditions that we treat:

Cardiomyopathy

CPVT Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

Cardiothoracic surgery

Head of department: Cardiothoracic surgery

Description:

Surgery and treatment of thorax organs, usually related to heart and lungs.

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Conditions that we treat:

TAA Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Colon and rectal surgery

Head of department: Colon and rectal surgery

Description:

Disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Doctors who specialize in this area are called colorectal surgeons or proctologists.

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Email

Conditions that we treat:

Abdominal adhesions

Anal fistula

Bowel obstruction

FAP Familial adenomatous polyposis

Irritable bowel syndrome

Lynch syndrome

Microscopic colitis

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

Presacral tumors

Ulcerative colitis

Volvulus: twisting of the colon

Treatments that we offer:

APR Abdominoperineal resection

Colectomy

Colorectal surgery

Hemorrhoids treatment

Lateral internal sphincterotomy

Ostomy surgery: Ileostomy and colostomy

Proctocolectomy

Cosmetic and plastic surgery

Head of department: Cosmetic and plastic surgery

Description:

Surgical specialty including reconstructive surgery and cosmetic / aesthetic surgery.

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Treatments that we offer:

Breast lift surgery

Breast reduction surgery

Gynecomastia surgery

Hymenoplasty

Tummy tuck surgery

Ear Nose and Throat

Head of department: Ear Nose and Throat

Description:

Conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT). Doctors who specialize in this area are called otolaryngologists or ENT doctors

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Treatments that we offer:

Adenoidectomy

ENT surgery

Laryngology

Otology-Neurotology

Otoplasty

Rhinoplasty

Septoplasty

Stapedotomy

Tympanoplasty

Gastroenterology

Head of department: Gastroenterology

Description:

Disorders of the digestive system including the pancreas and liver. Doctors who specialize in this area are called gastroenterologists.

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Conditions that we treat:

Common bile duct stones

Gallbladder stones

Pancreatitis

Treatments that we offer:

Bypass surgery - blocked duodenum

Colonoscopy

Hepatology

Puestow procedure

Right hemicolectomy

Sphincterotomy

Whipple procedure

General surgery

Head of department: General surgery

Description:

Surgical care covering all surgical specialties. Doctors who specialize in this area are called general surgeons.

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Treatments that we offer:

Appendicectomy

Breast surgery

Cardiomyotomy

Distal pancreatectomy

Esophagectomy

Gallbladder surgery

Gastrectomy

Hernia repair

Lumpectomy

Lung surgery

Mastectomy

Nissen’s fundoplication

Pancreatectomy

Pancreatic bypass surgery

Parathyroidectomy

Proctology

Splenectomy

Thyroidectomy

Infertility-IVF

Head of department: Infertility-IVF

Description:

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive within 12 months of trying.

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Treatments that we offer:

Surgery for women: Removal of fibroids

Nephrology

Head of department: Nephrology

Description:

Kidney disease. Doctors who specialize in this area are called nephrologist or renal physicians.

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Conditions that we treat:

CKD Chronic kidney disease

Cystic diseases of the kidney

Kidney failure

Treatments that we offer:

Nephrectomy

Neurosurgery

Head of department: Neurosurgery

Description:

Diseases affecting the nervous system and its blood supply.

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Treatments that we offer:

Brachial plexus surgery

Brain surgery

Brain tumor treatment

Cervical disc replacement

Craniotomy

Deep brain stimulation

Epilepsy brain surgery

Hydrocephalus treatment

Laminectomy

Lumbar decompression surgery

Microdiscectomy

MINS Minimally invasive neurosurgery

Neuro-oncology

Peripheral nerve surgery

Pituitary tumors treatment

Radiofrequency rhizotomy

Spinal fusion

Spinal stenosis

Orthopedics

Head of department: Orthopedics

Description:

Treatments of the musculoskeletal system.

Contact:

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Treatments that we offer:

Ankle replacement surgery

Elbow joint replacement surgery

Foot arthritis treatment

Hand joint replacement surgery

Hip joint replacement surgery

Knee joint replacement surgery

Lumbar spine disc replacement

Orthopedic oncology treatment

Shoulder replacement surgery

Wrist arthritis treatment

Radiology

Head of department: Radiology

Description:

Using medical imaging techniques to diagnose treat diseases within the body. Doctors who specialize in this area are called radiologist.

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Treatments that we offer:

Brachytherapy

Cryotherapy

CyberKnife®

EBT External beam therapy

Gamma Knife® radiosurgery

IGRT Image-guided radiation therapy

IMRT Intensity-modulated radiotherapy

LINAC Linear accelerator

Neuroradiology

Nuclear medicine imaging

Proton therapy

Radioembolization

RIT Radioimmunotherapy

SRS Stereotactic radiosurgery

Vertebroplasty

VIR, IR Vascular and interventional radiology

Urology

Head of department: Urology

Description:

Treatment of the male urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. Doctors who specialize in this area are called urologists.

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Conditions that we treat:

Bladder cancer

Peyronie’s disease

Prostate enlargement

RAS Renal artery stenosis

Urinary fistula

Treatments that we offer:

Adrenalectomy

Bladder surgery

Cystectomy

Cystoscopy

Hydrocele repair

Kidney stones removal

Laser lithotripsy

Nephrolithotomy

Nephroureterectomy

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Prostatectomy

PVP Photoselective vaporization of the prostate

Pyeloplasty

Radical prostatectomy surgery

RPLND Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

TURBT Transurethral resection of bladder tumours

TURP Transurethral resection of the prostate

TUVP Transurethral electroevaporation of the prostate

Ureterolithotomy

Vascular surgery

Head of department: Vascular surgery

Description:

Treatment of diseases of the vascular system, mainly arteries, veins.

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Conditions that we treat:

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Arterial vascular disease

Brain aneurysm

CVD Cardiovascular disease

Lymphoedema

PAD Peripheral arterial disease

TAA Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Vascular diseases of kidneys

Venous vascular disease

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic aneurysm surgery

Carotid endarterectomy

CAS Carotid angioplasty and stenting

Sympathectomy

Vascular neurosurgery

Aga Khan Hospital

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania