Professor Sulaiman chairs the Neurosurgery Department of Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, U.S. Through RNZ Back and Spine Center of Africa, he provides consultations and neurosurgical procedures once a month at Euracare Nigeria. After graduating with a combined MD/MSc from the Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria, he obtained a PhD in neurosciences at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada and completed his neurosurgery residency at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He also completed two world-renowned clinical fellowships in both complex nerve reconstruction (Louisiana State University, U.S.) and complex spine surgery (Medical College of Wisconsin, U.S.).
U.S./U.K- Trained Diaspora Surgeons Expert in the most Advanced Techniques
Prof. Adesegun Abudu, Euracare’s consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, was qualified as a medical doctor in 1987 with distinction from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, U.K. since 1992 and was awarded the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in 2000 by The Royal College of Surgeons, England. Prof. A. Abudu underwent postgraduate specialist training in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery on the Birmingham Orthopaedic Training Programme and Clinical Research Fellowship in Birmingham U.K. between 1993 and 2001 and gained Master of Medical Science Degree in Clinical Research at the University of Birmingham in 1998. He gained the Certificate of Completion of Fellowship Programme in Orthopaedic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada in 2001. Prof. A. Abudu is currently a Professor and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Dr Fafemi is the Lead Breast Surgeon and Clinical Director for Surgical Specialities for the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. He provides consultations and performs breast surgery procedures every month at Euracare Nigeria. After graduating from the University of Ibadan Medical School, he furthered his studies in the U.K., obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then underwent post-fellowship training in General Surgery as well as focused training in Breast Surgery with an oncoplastic component, obtaining the Intercollegiate Fellowship in General Surgery. He also is a member of the London Breast Cancer Pathway Board.
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management
Dr Oyesola obtained his basic medical qualification at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos in 1986, before going to the United Kingdom and the United States to complete post-graduate training in anesthesia. He was appointed as consultant in anesthesia and critical care in the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) in 1999. He was also a foundation instructor and honorary senior lecturer at the medical simulation center at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London. Dr Oyesola returned to Nigeria from the U.K. in 2015 to found Anaesthesia and Critical Care (A3C). A3C is Euracare’s exclusive provider of anesthesia, intensive care and pain management services.
Dr Uwajeh is a senior pediatrician at Pediatric Partners Hospital and provides weekly consultations at Euracare. She completed her medical training at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Ile-Ife. Her pediatric residency training was at the Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.. She went on to complete a year of fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University Of Chicago Children’s Hospital. She practiced at various hospitals and clinics in the United States, her last position being that of Attending Physician with Advocate Medical Group. Since her return to Nigeria, she has been working with Pediatric Partners Hospital, a leading specialist clinic in VI, Lagos. She is board-certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Urological Medicine & Surgery
Dr Leye Ajayi’s medical school and specialist urology training took place at a number of teaching hospitals in London. His fellowship training took place in Brisbane, Australia. His general urology practice focuses on adult urology, one-stop hematuria and prostate assessment, andrology, erectile dysfunction and female incontinence. He also has extensive expertise in minimally-invasive surgery for numerous urological conditions including stone disease and bladder cancers. He is the head of Department of Urology at the Royal Free Hospital and forms part of London Urology at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth.
Dr Madu Onwudike qualified from University of Ibadan Nigeria in 1984. He acquired Higher Surgical training in London, including rotations to UCH/Middlesex, Barts and Royal London and research at Hammersmith Hospital. He also underwent a Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Hospital St Joseph, Marseille, France. He has been a consultant in Greater Manchester since January 2000, including at the Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. He is experienced in all aspects of vascular surgery including minimally-invasive procedures for hyperhidrosis, thoracic outlet syndrome, carotid body tumors and vascular trauma.
Dr Hammed Ninalowo is a U.S trained Vascular and Interventional Radiologist with subspecialty training in interventional oncology, who completed his training at the prestigious hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the first U.S trained physician to offer the full spectrum of vascular and interventional radiology services i n Nigeria. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Illinois and graduated at the top of his class with honours (Alpha Omega Alpha). He has a special interest in minimally invasive oncology treatments and fibroid disease and has a passion for improving access to minimally invasive therapies in the West African Population. Dr Ninalowo is currently an associate physician, vascular and interventional radiologist and oncologist at the Geisinger Health System in Wilkes Barre and Danville, PA.
Dr Okaro is a consultant general and laparoscopic surgeon affiliated with the Kent Oncology Centre in Maidstone, Kent, and the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in London, U.K. He provides consultations and surgical procedures once a month at Euracare, Nigeria. Trained both in the U.K. and in Tokyo, Japan. Dr Okaro is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in England and holds a Masters in Surgery Degree from the University of London. He has a special interest and extensive experience in the repair of both open and laparoscopic surgeries of hernias of all varieties from incisional, inguinal, femoral, umbilical to hiatus and diaphragmatic.
Dr Owen Woghiren is a U.K trained gastroenterologist. He graduated from the University of Benin in 1993. He trained at the Hammersmith, Chelsea, Westminster and St Mary‘s hospitals as well as several other London hospitals and obtained a certificate of completion of training in gastroenterology and general internal medicine (CCT) in 2009. He was appointed consultant at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2009 and later moved to the Royal Free Hospital in 2017. At the Royal Free Hospital, he took up the position as clinical lead in nutrition, specialising in endoscopy, clinical nutrition, general gastroenterology and hepatology.
Prof Okolo graduated from the University of Nigeria with a distinction and the Gold Medal University prize in medicine and surgery. He has trained in clinical genetics and internal medicine at the Indiana University Medical Centre in Indianapolis U.S. Prof P. Okolo then completed his training in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following his fellowship, he undertook advanced training in therapeutic endoscopy at Johns Hopkins. Prof Okolo also graduated from the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Carey Business School at John Hopkins with additional qualifications in Public Health and Epidemiology and Business of Medicine. After a decade as Chief of endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Prof. Patrick Okolo joined the faculty of the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and became a Professor with clinical interests in all aspects of therapeutic endoscopy, resectional therapies, para-bariatric syndromes and small bowel disorders. His clinical research interest centre’s around areas of his clinical expertise, including adult and paediatric ERCP, novel endoluminal interventions, resectional therapies, small bowel enteroscopy, including metabolic and weight loss interventions and altered anatomy ERCP.