Dr. John Howe, Clinic Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Howe has joined International SOS in June 2018. He is an experienced General Practitioner. He graduated from Imperial College London in 2008 and since then has been in medical practice working in various NHS hospitals and practices in the UK, hospitals in Australia and other countries. He possesses certification in Advance Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support and European Pediatric Life Support and is an experienced Pediatrician.  
For the last three years Dr. John has been working as a cruise ship physician with a mixture of adult and pediatric patients, in urgent and emergent care.​

To book an appointment please call on +7 727 258 19 11
Dr. Aigul Yespanova, Pediatrician/Senior National Doctor

Dr. Aigul has over 25 years of medical practice and has been with International SOS since 2006. Her specialization is Family Medicine and General Pediatrics.

She  has extensive experience in Public Health Care System, working as an assistant of professor at Kazakh National Medical University named S. Asfendiyarov.  As a Pediatrician she provides the whole range of medical activities at our clinic, starting from routine consultations to vaccination and baby check. She has been trained in Austria and gained International experience in diagnosis, treatment of children disease.

Working hours: Monday – Friday from 9am to 6pm. To book an appointment please call on + 7 727 258 19 11
Dr. Zharkynay Tansykbayeva - Gynecologist (English speaking)

Dr. Zharkynay graduated from the National Medical University Asfendiarov – Kazakhstan, Almaty and possesses an extensive medical experience in Gynecology. 

She joined International SOS in December 2014. Her working days are Tuesday and Thursday.

To book an appointment please call on + 7 727 258 19 11
Dr. Kulman Nyssanbayeva, National General Practitioner

Dr. Kulman graduated from Asfendiyarov University, Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2000 and prior re-joining International SOS in March 2019 she has been practicing medicine in various private and state hospitals in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 

Dr. Kulman was practicing medicine at one of the International SOS clinics in Kazakhstan from 2005 till 2009.

Her working schedule: Mon, Tue, Thu from 9 am to 6 pm.  To book an appointment please call on + 7 727 258 19 11
Aigul Dalabayeva - Almaty Clinic Manager

Aigul joined International SOS in Kazakhstan in April 2005 and had a versatile career working in different departments from Billing to HR within International SOS Kazakhstan since then.

Aigul has a medical background and graduated from Kazak Scientific & Research Institute of Cardiology as a Doctor Cardiologist. For more than 7 years she worked as a Hospital doctor and Emergency Doctor in Offshore Clinics. 

To contact Aigul please call on  + 7 727 258 19 11 or email her on

In case you have any questions or want to raise a concern please contact our Almaty clinic manager.  May we please also encourage you to share with us your opinion on our clinic services by using our clinics' customer opinion survey. Please click here or on the picture to your left to access the survey. Thank you!


Our clinic in Almaty provides international standards Medical Care to expatriate and local families. We have expatriate specialists in General Practice Medicine and Emergency Care as well as national specialists in Family medicine, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.
The range of our services in Almaty includes:
  • Primary care
  • 24/7 Emergency care and stabilization prior to evacuation or in country hospital treatment
  • Diagnostic care including X-ray, Ultra Sound, ECG, Laboratory, Audiometry, Spirometry
  • Specialist care, including pediatric care
  • Preventive physical therapy and education
  • Health checks and screenings for Diabetes, Obesity, Cardio-Vascular Diseases
  • Vaccination for children and adults
  • First aid training for mothers and baby sitters
  • Pharmacy