Consultant Neurologist Job in Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Exciting Career Opportunity: Consultant Neurologist

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the position listed below.

Consultant Neurologist

Vacancy No: AKHK/MD/CN/09/23

Overall Responsibilities: To provide quality Neurology services to both outpatients and inpatients.

He/she will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the hospital and to contribute to the continuing professional development programmes of the hospital.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and supervise neurology diagnostic procedures, including lumbar puncture and direct fundoscopy.
  • Interpret and conduct nerve conduction studies (NCS) and needle electromyography (EMG).
  • Interpret evoked potentials, EEG (electroencephalogram) recordings, including prolonged video EEG monitoring, and possess proficiency in polysomnography interpretation skills.
  • Provide preliminary interpretations of neuroimaging scans for common neurological conditions, particularly in emergency situations.
  • Lead efforts to enhance Neurology services within the hospital and its outreach centers.
  • Engage in teaching and mentoring of junior Doctors.


  • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from a recognized university
  • Fellowship in Neurology with interest and expertise in comprehensive modern epilepsy management
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a lead in neurology services and collaborations in research.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary via the following link on or before 11th October 2023.

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(application, interview, medical examination or any fee)

"Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer."