- Olurotimi Badero is another Nigerian making waves in the international field of medicine
- Badero is the first kidney and heart specialist in the world with many awards
- The specialist also combines his medical practice well with his religious activities
Olurotimi Badero is a Nigerian doctor based in the US who is an interventional cardiologist and nephrologist (heart and kidney specialist) and has been recognised first and only of his kind.
According to his Wikipedia page, Badero was born in Lagos where he was the seventh of nine children to Chief Ellab Olufemi Badero and Stella Taiwo Badero.
He had his early education in St Mary’s Private School and the Federal Government College in Odogbolu before he proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University where he got his medical degree.
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Badero did his resident at the State University of New York at Downstate Medical Centre before he proceeded to get a fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at Emory University School of Medicine.
It should be noted that the multi-fields specialist is included in Great Ife hall of fame as one of the institution’s excellent students.
Badero is not just a physician, he is an entrepreneur, educator and motivational speaker, labels that he is proud to put up on his personal website.
He has been recognised in United States, United Kingdom and Africa for his several medical contributions as well as being one of the pioneers in the field.
Badero also combine his medical practice with being a minister at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Vine Chapel in Mississippi.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported about a US based Nigerian, Dr Olawale Sulaiman, who is a professor of neurosurgery and spine surgery and the system chairman of department of neurosurgery at Ochsner health system in New Orleans, Louisiana, in America.
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Sulaiman serves as co-medical director of Ochsner Neuroscience Institute and medical director of the most comprehensive spine center in the region. He is recognised as one of the best spine surgeons in the USA and is skilled in the application of minimally invasive techniques to treat spinal disorders.
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