Education and Training
MBBS (Medicine and Surgery) - University of Port Harcourt Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Rotational Internship - University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State, Nigeria
Pediatrics Residency - Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ
Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY
National Youth Service, Primary Health Care Clinic Gashaka, Taraba State, Nigeria
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of PediatricsPediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
MPH - Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Leadership and Memberships
2007 – present, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric
May 2005, Short course of fluconazole prophylaxis in very low birth weight infants. Third Prize awarded by the New York Perinatal Society. Oral presentation at NY Perinatal Society 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, New York, NY.
Nov 2003, ‘Effect of allopurinol administration to full-term or near-term asphyxiated neonates on morality and long-term morbidity’. Consensus Conference Scholarship Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc.
2002, “The influence of histologic acute chorioamnionitis (ACA) on Apgar score’ First prize award Jersey City Medical Center Annual Resident Research Day.
2000 – present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2000 – present, American Medical Association
Patient Experience Ratings
About the Patient Experience Rating System
The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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