Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi (Hospital)

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The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in Karachi  established in 1985, is the primary teaching site of the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) Faculty of Health Sciences. Founded by His Highness the Aga Khan, the hospital provides a broad range of secondary and tertiary care, including diagnosis of disease and team management of patient care. The hospital’s multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and care ensures a continuum of safe and high quality care for patients – with all services under one roof.

The hospital promotes the Aga Khan University's objective of promoting human welfare in general, and the welfare of the people of Pakistan in particular, by disseminating knowledge and providing instruction, training, research, and service in the health sciences. Aga Khan University is Pakistan's largest private medical institute and hospital.

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Location: Karachi
Coordinates: 24° 53′ 35.88″ N, 67° 4′ 27.84″ E
Geo URI: Geo:24.8933,67.0744
UTM: 42R 305497 2754509
Decimal: 24.8933, 67.0744
Adress: Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Phone: (021) 34930051
Dr. Shakeel Ahmed: Pediatrician
Dr. Nasreen Chaudhury: Gynecologist
Dr. Mohammad Hanif Mesiya: Psychiatrist
Dr Najmul Islam: Diabetologists
Dr. Syed Hasnain Alishah: Gastroenterologist
Dr. Asma Fozia Qureshi: Pediatrician
Dr. Khalil Ahmad: Pediatrician
Dr. Aysha Almas: Internal Medicine
Dr. Asma Usman: General Physician
Dr. Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi: Pulmonologist
Dr. Iram Naz: Vascular Surgeon
Dr. Mubasher Ikram: ENT Specialist
Dr. Zehra Fadoo: Hematologist
Dr. Muhammad Nasir Rahman: Cardiologist
Dr. Masood Umer: Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Ayesha I Mian: Psychiatrist
Dr. Asma Ahmed: Endocrinologist
Dr. Noordin Shahryar: Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Ahmed Burq Maqsood: Ophthalmologist
Website: http://hospitals.aku.edu/
Organisation
Founded : 1985
Standards: ISO 9001:2000 JCI accredited July 2006
Hours: Open 24 hours
Care System: Private
Lists: Hospitals in Pakistan
Affiliated University: Aga Khan University
Hospital Type: Teaching
Services
Beds: 542


Facilities

AKUH has 560 beds in operation and its in-patients have the region’s lowest average length of stay of 4.0 days. The hospital is equipped to diagnose and treat medical (including cardiac), surgical, obstetric and gynecology, pediatrics and psychiatry patients.A total of 560 beds, 122 private and 117 semi-private air-conditioned rooms, 251 General ward beds and 52 special care beds are available in ICU, CCU and NICU. The Hospital has 11 main Operating Theaters . In addition to these, there are 4 Operating Theaters in Surgical Day Care and 1 in Obs/Gyn. Day Care Surgeries are performed at AKUH. State-of-the-art Pharmacy, Radiology (including nuclear medicine), Laboratory, Cardiopulmonary, Neurophysiology and Physiological Measurement services are available at AKUH. To facilitate public accessibility and convenience, AKUH Laboratory operates 47 phlebotomy or specimen collection centers in Karachi and all major cities of Pakistan.[1] Facilites wikipedia

Architecture

The Aga Khan Medical Complex, built on a 65-acre site in Karachi, was planned and designed by Payette Associates. It consists of a 721-bed hospital, a medical school for 500 students, a school of nursing, housing for staff and students, and a mosque. The building has been carefully designed to take into account the history, climate, environment, symbolism and the spiritual values of the Muslim culture[2] Architecture arch.com

Patient Clinics

Aga Khan University Hospital nursing officer attends to a patient at the ICU in the casualty department.
Aga Khan University Hospital nursing officer attends to a patient at the ICU in the casualty department.

Clinical and Hospital Information

  • Patient Clinics (Outpatients)
  •  Hospital Admissions (Inpatients) [6] Hospital admission hospital.aku
  •  Specialized Clinics (Outpatients)
  •  Hospital Facilities
  •  Patient Day Care Services
  •  Hospital Guide

Hospital Admissions Inpatients

Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan inquires after the health of renowned artist Mehdi Hasan at Agha Khan Hospital.
Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan inquires after the health of renowned artist Mehdi Hasan at Agha Khan Hospital.
The Aga Khan University Hospital, Main Campus, Karachi offers patient accommodation in the general ward, semi-private rooms (2 beds per room) and private rooms. Please let the admissions officer know your preference for accommodation when you register.[7] Hospital admission hospital.aku.org
  • Prepare for your hospital stay
  • Prepare for your surgery
  • Your private care

Specialized Clinics Outpatients

  • Breast Clinic
  • Child Learning and Behaviour Clinic (CLBC)
  • High Risk Maternity Clinic (Feotal Maternal Medicine Clinic)
  • Type I Diabetes Clinic
  • Women's Health and Oncology Clinic
  • Anticoagulation Clinic