Dr. James Kayima


Dr. Kayima is a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University School of Medicine and a Consultant Cardiologist at the Uganda Heart Institute.

A graduate of Makerere University, Dr. Kayima completed residence in Internal Medicine at Makerere University. He further trained in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Connecticut and University Hospitals’ Case Medical Centre, Cleveland Ohio.

Dr. Kayima is an expert in the field of diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease. As a cardiologist, he specializes in both diagnostic and interventional cardiology, with a special interest in cardiac failure, hypertension, cardiomyopathies, interventional management of ischemic heart disease and the use of devices to manage rhythm disorders and advanced heart failure.

Dr. Kayima is the founding Registrar of the East, Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ECSACOP). As registrar, he is responsible for the secretariat which runs the administrative issues of the College.