Dr. Akil Fazal

Who Dr. Akil Fazal Is

Devoted to his profession and above all his patients, Dr. Fazal is very thorough and evidence driven in his approach to diagnosis and treatment leading to excellent outcomes. He is particularly appreciated by his patients for spending as much time as needed with them to understand their condition and their treatment options. He treats the patient as a whole, not just the disease and recognizes the need for creating multidisciplinary support systems that will enable them and their families to lead better lives and overcome the challenges that neurological conditions present. This has earned him an excellent reputation in the region and he has attended to thousands of patients throughout his career and since he started his career.


Year Degree Institute
2003 MBBS, Medical Degree Aga Khan University
2011 Spine Fellowship New York University

Experienced Here

Year Department Position Hospital
2010 Orthopedics Aga Khan University Hospital
2011- date Spine Surgeon Private

Appointmnet Schedules:

Day Time Address
sat 9:00am - 12:30pm
tue 2:00pm - 5:00pm
fri 9:00am - 12:30pm
About Dr. Akil Fazal

Highest level of care

Dr. Akil Fazal is a fellowship trained Spine Surgeon. His main practice areas include adult degenerative disease, pediatric deformity and trauma and infection of the spine.

Education & Credentials

Dr. Akil Fazal is one of the pioneers of minimally invasive spine surgery in Kenya. He did his training in spine surgery from the prestigious New York University – Hospital for Joint Disease

He is an honorary lecturer at the University of Nairobi and a part time lecturer at the Aga Khan University.

Areas of Specialty & Passion

He is  currently the treasurer of the Kenya Orthopaedic Association. Work aside, He is an honorary Lecturer at the University of Nairobi department of Orthopaedic & Actively involved in the training orthopaedic surgeon as well as undergraduates.

Areas of Excellence
  • Complex Spine Surgery with Spinal Navigation of Intra Operative Monitoring
  • Spinal Tumors and Spinal Cord Tumor Surgeries
  • Spinal Fractures and Instability
Conditions Treated
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative Disc diseases
  • Herniated Disc diseases
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis/Spondylolisthesis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spinal Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury & Tumors
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Intractable Cancer pain & Neuropathic pain
  • Severe Spasticity