Top 10 Best doctors in Nigeria
Who is the best doctor in Nigeria? Nigeria boasts many famous professionals who do so much for all the citizens and the prestige of her Country, thus we have created a selection of top ten best doctors whose names are known by millions of grateful patients.
Medicine in Nigeria, One of the most populated countries in the world, has a lot of higher education institutions that teach future doctors and a big number of professionals who work in this sphere and help a lot of people to cure, fight dangerous diseases and stay healthy and happy.
Just like all over the planet, medicine in Nigeria is quickly developing. In other words, all Nigerian doctors are constantly learning, studying and improving their knowledge.
Let us look at some of the best medical doctors in Nigeria. All these names deserve to be known by everyone, no matter if they work in their home country or abroad.
Top ten best doctors in Nigeria, before we list the most popular names, we should note that each patient has his or her own best doctor in Nigeria.
This profession is extremely popular, and it is impossible to live your whole life without visiting a medical doctor at least once.
So here we go. Please note that there is no particular order on our list
1. Dr. Oluyemi Badero
While this cardiologist lives and works in New York, he’s from Nigeria and has made his country famous and proud. This Nigerian man was trained in his home country (he graduated from the University of Ife) and later moved to the United States of America to work.
Dr. Badero reached impressive heights in his career. He was officially named one of the top interventional cardiologists in the USA by Castle Connolly organization 6 years ago. This impressive title was based on the opinions and suggestions of patients who know and have been treated by this professional.
2. Professor Babatunde Oshotimehin
A lot of people call him the best medical doctor in Nigeria. He was formally Minister of Health, and unfortunately, he is no longer alive. He passed in 2017, but the nation remembers him for all the interesting studies he conducted and the work he performed. Dr. Oshotimehin was a famous physician who worked for UNFPA (United Nations Food and Population Fund), NACA and many other organizations.
3. Dr. Salamat Ahuoiza Aliu
One of the best neuro-surgeons in Nigeria, Dr. Aliu works in Abuja. She is the first lady to receive the official neuro-surgeon certification not only in Nigeria but in the whole West Africa.
According to Arewa socio-political group’s rankings from 2016, this amazing woman was awarded a position in the rank of best 100 people of the year.
4. Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh
This incredible woman achieved a lot throughout her career. She got her higher education in the medical field in Lagos, later moved to London to complete Fellowship in Endocrinology and got back to Nigeria to work and develop in her home country.
With over 20 years of medical practice, and Dr. Adadevoh became one of the best endocrinologists and physicians in Nigeria. We should note that this highly professional doctor was the first to discover a case of Ebola virus and help to prevent its development across Nigeria, though the cost was her own life.
5. Monday Owens Wiwa
Besides being a medical doctor, this Nigerian man is also involved in human rights organization and works internationally. He is part of Amnesty International and often travels abroad to advocate for various programs for the development of Canada. Besides, he leads the Nigerian Clinton Health Access Initiative.
This famous doctor achieved his education in Nigeria. He studied at the University of Calabar. The talented man also started a private clinic in Bori at the end of 1980’s.
6. Dr. Godwin Maduka
While staying in the USA, this Nigerian man does a lot for his home country. He’s from Umuchukwu in Nigeria, but he received his education in the United States of America. Experts say that Godwin Maduka is a billionaire. Besides, many experts assure he is one of the wealthiest doctors in West Africa and Nigeria and also one of the best Nigerian doctors who work abroad and are recognized globally. For example, Dr. Maduka works as CEO at Pain Institute and Medical Center in Las Vegas, the USA, and also helps his native community to build churches, hospitals, and schools across Africa and Nigeria.
7. Bankole A. Johnson
Meet an outstanding medical doctor who was born in Nigeria, studied in Lagos (Nigeria), England, Scotland and became famous across the USA and Europe as a psychiatrist and physician.
Mr. Johnson has devoted his life and medical practice to studies and researches in the field of how to treat addictions with medications. He has discovered different methods of treating people who suffer from alcoholism and received numerous awards for his work.
8. General Oviemo Ovadje
This veteran military doctor is well known not only in Nigeria but also outside the country. A year ago, he was awarded an amazing award titled ‘The Face of Hope’ along with another famous Nigerian doctor Babatunde Oshotimehin.
This wonderful Nigerian man is well known for introducing the emergency auto transfusion equipment shortly called EAT-SET. It is an affordable, modern and innovative solution in the medical sphere, and can be used on Nigerian roads to help save the lives of people who suffer from road accidents as well as pregnant women.
9. Dr. Ola Akinboboye
Nuclear cardiologists are also amazing in Nigeria. Dr. Ola Akinboboye who specializes in this medical sphere is become well-known outside his home country. Born in Nigeria, Dr. Akinboboye received his education at the College of Medicine (Ibadan) and later moved to the USA to continue his studies and built an impressive career by helping patients with artery diseases, diabetes, and heart problems. Prominent USA medical sources list him as one of the top New York doctors today.
10. Dr. Chukwuma Okadigwe
This is another amazing man who moved from Nigeria to the USA to develop as a doctor. Dr. Okadigwe specializes in surgery (thoracic and vascular). With approximately 50 years of practice, this doctor built his name himself. He works in New York helping many patients and making Nigerians proud of their countrymen, even if he lives and works abroad.
We hope you find our list of top ten best doctors in Nigeria interesting and worth your attention. We are sure that each patient has his or her own ranking of the best medical workers, and there are many women and men born and educated in Nigeria who are top doctors in their practise.