Best Nigerian Doctors

Here is a list of the best Nigerian Doctors.

1. Owens Wiwa

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Monday Owens Wiwa is a medical doctor and human rights activist,born 10 October 1957 in Bori, Nigeria. Wiwa graduated from medical school at the University of Calabar in 1985 and completed his internship at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. In the year 1989, he founded his own private clinic in the Ogoni town of Bori.

2. Isaac Folorunso Adewole

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Isaac Folorunso Adewole FAS is a Nigerian professor of gynaecology and obstetrics ,born on 5 May 1954 . Since November 2015 he has been the Minister of Health in the Cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. He is a former vice-chancellor of the University of Ibadan and president of the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer. Prior to his appointment as the 11th substantive vice-chancellor of the university, he served as provost at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, the largest and oldest medical school in Nigeria. His research interest is in the area of human papillomavirus, HIV, and gynaecologic oncology, a specialised field of medicine that focuses on cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer, and vulvar cancer.

3.  Bukola Saraki

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Abubakar Bukola Saraki is a Nigerian politician who has been President of the Nigeria’s Senate since 2015. He was born in December 19, 1962.Previously he was Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011. Abubakar Bukola Saraki was born on 19 December 1962 to the family of Olusola Saraki, a senator (1979–1983) and a one time Senate Leader of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and his mother Florence Morenike Saraki. He attended King’s College, Lagos, from 1973 to 1978, and Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, London from 1979 to 1981 for his High School Certificate. He then studied at the London Hospital Medical College of the University of London from 1982 to 1987, when he obtained his M.B.B.S (London).

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4. Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu

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Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu is a Nigerian American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist who was the first to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players while working at the Allegheny County Coroner’s Office in Pittsburgh. He was born in September 1968. Omalu was born in Nnokwa, Idemili South, Anambra in southeastern Nigeria, on September 30, 1968,[1] the sixth of seven siblings. He was born during the Nigerian Civil War, which caused his family to flee from their home in the predominantly Igbo village of Enugu-Ukwu in southeastern Nigeria. They returned two years after Omalu’s birth.[3] Omalu’s mother was a seamstress and his father a civil mining engineer and community leader in Enugu-Ukwu. The family name, Omalu, is a shortened form of the surname, Onyemalukwube, which translates to “he who knows, speak.

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5. Arthur Okowa Ifeanyi

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Arthur Okowa Ifeanyi is a Nigerian politician who is the incumbent Governor of Delta State,born on 8th July 1959. He was inaugurated as Governor on 29 May 2015 after winning the state elections conducted in April 2015. Okowa was born at Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. He attended Edo College, Benin City from 1970–1976, then went on to the University of Ibadan where he studied Medicine and Surgery, graduating in 1981 with an MBBS degree. After leaving the National Youth Service Corps, he worked with the Bendel State Hospitals Management Board as a Medical Officer. He entered private practice as Director, Victory Medical Centre, Igbanke in 1986.

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6. Olamide Orekunrin

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Olamide Orekunrin is a British-Nigerian medical doctor and Managing director of Flying Doctors Nigeria; a charity based in Lagos, Nigeria.Ola was born in London, England and grew up under the care of foster parents in Lowestoft. Her name “Ola” means “Wealth” in Yoruba. Ola graduated from Hull York Medical School at the age of 21, becoming one of the youngest medical doctors in the United Kingdom.

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7.Clement Adebamowo

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Clement Adebamowo was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and graduated BM ChB Hons from the University of Jos, Nigeria, having earned a distinction at every examination. He trained in Surgery and Oncology at the University College, Ibadan, Nigeria and at Harvard University where he earned a DSc. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons; Director of Office of Strategic Information, Research and Training, Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria; President of the Society of Oncology and Cancer Research of Nigeria; Convener of the Nigerian Research Consortium; Director of the Center for Bioethics, Nigeria; Director of the West African Framework Program on Global Health; and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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