Education and Training


Rotational Internship, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State, Nigeria


Pediatrics Residency, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ


Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine), Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY 

Additional Training

National Youth Service, Primary Health Care Clinic Gashaka, Taraba State, Nigeria

Undergraduate Degree

MBBS (Medicine and Surgery) - University of Port Harcourt Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Graduate Degree

MPH - Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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