Department of Medicine

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Department of Medicine

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The Department of Medicine is a foundational department in the Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta that emphasizes evidence-based patient care of highest available standard with passionate dedication and excellent interpersonal relationship.A  flagshipof the hospital  with a burgeoning residency training programme,  the department has an active research base with current in-house and collaborative researches including the INTERSTROKE study, the COGFAST- Nigeria study, the RELY- study, the IMPI study, the ABACHAS study andother local studies. Our excellent clinical services profile is growing and making impact including performing the first trans-oesophageal echocardiography in Nigeria. The department has collaborations with several teaching hospitals within Nigeria as well as with institutions outside Nigeria, including the Newcastle University, UK.

Head of Department

Dr. Olubiyi F. Adesina (MB.ChB, FMCP)

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(MB.Chb, FMCP)

Tel. No: +234 8034712568

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Vision

To build a culture of excellence in service, training and research, that is of international standard in a milieu of passionate dedication to the highest standard of patient care and excellent interpersonal relationship.

5 year Targets

  1. To have a full complement of specialists and facilities in all the major sub-specialties of Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Pulmonology and Geriatrics).
  2. To consolidate current collaborations and establish new ones with partners within and outside Africa.
  3. To undertake high impact researches thatare capable of attracting grants.
  4. To achieve at least 75% pass rate in any post graduate examination involving trainees from our department and impact multiple competences in our trainees.
  5. To have a computerized departmental database of all our patients (inpatients and outpatients).

Sub- Specialties

SPECIALTY

Neurology

CONSULTANTS

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

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PHONE NO

Dr. R.O. Akinyemi

MBBS, MSc, MWACP, FMCP

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08033704384

VISION

To be a leading unit in Nigeria in the provision of excellent neurologic care and training, and contribute significantly to research on brain disorders in Africa.

5-YEAR TARGETS

-          To build a competent and standard division of neurology that can compare with the best across Africa

-          To train at least 2 more neurologists with sub-specialty expertise

-          Further training in acute stroke care, movement disorders, epilepsy and sleep medicine

-          To develop a fully operational stroke unit and neurovascular clinic

-          To  have a fully functional neurodiagnostics  unit

-          To conduct excellent hospital- and community –based epidemiological and clinical studies into neurological disorders as seen in our region.

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

-          Outpatient and inpatient neurological and general medical services

-          Hospital –based studies on Stroke, Parkinson’s  disease and vascular cognitive impairment

-          Advocacy programmes on Stroke and PD

 

SPECIALTY

Cardiology

CONSULTANTS

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

E MAIL  ADDRESS

PHONE NO

Dr. T.O Olunuga

FMCP

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08034084681

VISION

To make cardiology unit the referral centre in Nigeria

5-YEAR TARGETS

-To perfect non - invasive cardiology.                                                                                             – Acquire training and expertise in invasive cardiology.

- Building  angiography suites

- Regular attendance of conferences in cardiology within and outside Nigeria and collaboration with other centres within and outside for studies

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

Non- invasive cardiology

 

SPECIALTY

Nephrology

CONSULTANTS

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

E MAIL  ADDRESS

PHONE NO

Hamzat A. Mohammed

MB,BS (Ilorin 1995) FMCP Nov 2008

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08033509170

VISION

To be on top of my subspecialty in service, research and teaching.

5-YEAR TARGETS

-To  significantly expand my contribution in the relationship between hypertension and the kidney. Scope of hypertension in pregnancy.

- To be involved in multi-institutional research

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

Routine clinics, teaching, ward round and research.

 

SPECIALTY

Endocrinology

CONSULTANTS

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

E MAIL  ADDRESS

PHONE NO

ADESINA, OLUBIYI F.

MB.ChB, FMCP

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08034712568

VISION

To build an Endocrinology and Diabetes unit that is able to deliver up to date care

5-YEAR TARGETS

To have a functional and up- to -date Hormonal Assay Laboratory for patients with diabetes and other Endocrine disorders

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

Delivery of basic care to patients with diabetes

Minimal investigation of patients with Endocrine disorders

 

 

SPECIALTY

Gastroenterology

CONSULTANTS

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

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PHONE NO

Dr (Mrs) R. F. Ogundipe

MBBS, FMCP

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08060698371

VISION

To offer excellent gastrointestinal care and services and reduce the burden of liver and bowel diseases in the sub-region

5-YEAR TARGETS

-          To develop more highly- specialized procedures such as imaging-guided biopsies

-          Further exposure for residents and consultant within and outside Nigeria

 

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

-          Outpatient and inpatient care and services

-          Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

-          Residency training

 

 

SPECIALITY

Dermatology

CONSULTANT

 

 

 

 

NAMES

QUALIFICATIONS

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PHONE NO

Dr. Oke (Mrs.)

O. O. Oke

MBBS, MWACP, FMCP

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+234-8033525188

VISION

To offer excellent, up to date standard dermatology care

5-YEAR

-          To build a dermatologic/venereology unit that would be of international standard

-          To have facilities for the improved care of patients such as availability of Laser therapy and up to date drugs.

SCOPE OF CURRENT PRACTICE

-          Outpatient and inpatient dermatologic care

-          Basic investigation of skin lesions-biopsy, scraping

-          Inpatient and outpatient care of HIV/AIDS patients

Contact us

Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta.

Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Idi-Aba

Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

Tel: +(234) 8095948007, 8095947913

Email: info@fmcabeokuta.org

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