Department of Cardiology - Personalized care for your heart
In Uganda, cardiovascular heart disease accounts for 10% of all deaths, making it the most common noncommunicable cause of death in the country . The burden of cardiovascular heart disease accounts in Uganda also appears to be increasing, with the number of deaths attributed to ischemic heart disease increasing by 13.4% between 2007 and 2017.
Nakasero Hospital is here to help you and your family prevent heart-based complications and provide lifesaving treatment when you need it most. Our cardiologists and heart care experts offer a range of services and clinics so that your care plan can be just as unique as you are. We bring the power of collaboration and the life-changing benefits close to home. Its heart care designed for you.
Services we Offer
80% of premature heart attacks and strokes are preventable. Understanding your risk factors is a key strategy for keeping your heart healthy.
Our heart care experts offer regular blood pressure screenings and specialty lipid clinics to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of your risk factors and personalized counseling to help you achieve your heart health goals.
Heart Tests & Treatments
Tests and Treatments We Offer
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
Ventricular Assist Device
When you need testing or early treatment of a heart problem, Nakasero Hospital offers a range of diagnostic tests and cardiac catheterization services. Diagnostic tests may be used to appropriately diagnose the cause of your symptoms and help your cardiology care team evaluate the best form of treatment for you.
Our cardiac and rehabilitation teams help you improve your health and help you recover from heart and vascular diseases or a heart attack so you can get back to what you love