The Nairobi West hospital

Nairobi West Hospital


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The hospital is located in Nairobi West, off Lang’ata Road on Gandhi Avenue, approximately 150 metres from Nairobi West Shopping centre. The Hospital has an impressive client base that includes non-governmental organisations, parastatals, insurance firms, private and public organisations.
The hospital also has a steady supply of water and every part of the hospital is well lit with electricity. There are standby-generators in case of a power failure. The facility is approved and strictly adheres to all laid down procedures of all licencing bodies. The doctors plaza, psychiatric wing and Radiology department ( includes M.R.I.scan, C.T scan, Mamography, Echocardiogram, Ultrasound,OPG x-ray) are situated directly opposite the main hospital building.

Millions of patients from all walks of life trust us with their lives each year. That’s why we put our patients at the heart of everything we do by standing united in our vision of maintaining our status as an affordable, accessible, optimal quality healthcare provider that surpasses international standards. Behind each healthcare professional at The Nairobi West Hospital is a multidisciplinary team committed to delivering the best patient care possible.
“Healthcare at Its Best” is not just a phrase, but a maxim each member of staff lives by to ensure a safe and serene environment for each patient and visitor that comes to the hospital.


Fertility Centre

The Nairobi West Hospital has set up a world-class Fertility Centre which includes In-vitro Fertilization (IVF), Laboratory and Research Program

Neonatal Medicine

Neonatal medicine at the Nairobi West Hospital is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, or birth defects; coordinate care and medically manage newborns born prematurely, or critically ill; stabilize and treat newborns with any life-threatening medical problems; attend a delivery after which the infant may require medical intervention; and consult with obstetricians, pediatricians, and family physicians about conditions affecting newborn infants and caring for mothers who have high-risk pregnancies


Urologists focus on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. Through physical assessment and ordering of special tests, they are able to diagnose and treat each patient


The laboratory facility at the Nairobi West Hospital facility provides controlled conditions for the testing and evaluation of patient samples for the proper diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Our specialized lab is divided into the areas of:

  1. Microbiology
  2. Blood transfusion
  3. Histology
  4. Biochemistry
  5. Parasitology
  6. Hematology
  7. Serology

Anaesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine

We provide state-of-the art clinical care to patients and families in all aspects of anesthesia, perioperative medicine, critical care and pain management.  Our anesthesiologists are expert in the most advanced anesthesiology and pain management options available.

Our clinical anesthesia services include:

  1. Preoperative medical/surgical evaluations
  2. Regional and general anesthetics
  3. Labor epidurals
  4. Critical care patient management
  5. Postoperative pain management
  6. Chronic pain management
  7. Emergency services

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine at the Nairobi West Hospital promotes the health and safety of our patients who are critically ill or injured or who suffer acute or chronic pain. Our team offers an extensive range of treatments, ranging from nutrition therapies in our Intensive Care Unit to caring for patients with chronic respiratory conditions.
Our Intensive Care and High Dependency Units are run by a multidisciplinary team of physicians who provide critical care services in Medicine, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Trauma, Orthopedics, and Otolaryngology

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

The cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, interventional radiologists, and vascular surgeons at the Nairobi West Hospital work together to provide high quality, comprehensive care and the most advanced treatments known to medicine

Radiology and Imaging

Diagnostic imaging lets doctors look inside your body for clues about a medical condition. A variety of machines and techniques can create pictures of the structures and activities inside your body. The type of imaging your doctor uses depends on your symptoms and the part of your body being examined. They include

  1. X-rays
  2. CT scans
  3. MRI scans
  4. Ultrasound
  5. Mammography etc

Neurology and Nuerosurgery

The Department of Neurology integrates compassionate care with state-of-the-art medical training. Our expert subspecialty care is aided by the latest medical technology, from life-saving intervention for acute brain trauma to skillful management of chronic illnesses


The Department of Dentistry at the Nairobi West Hospital is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for diseases and disorders of the mouth, jaws, teeth, and face. In addition to oral hygiene, restorative dentistry, root canal therapy, periodontal treatment, and implant dentistry, we perform procedures under local and general anesthesia in the operating room

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