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Ola Akinboboye

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Nationality  Nigerian -American
Fields  Cardiology
Name  Ola Akinboboye

Ola Akinboboye Ola Akinboboye MD MPH MBA FACP FACC FASNC FSCCT FAHA DABSM
Born  Olakunle Akinboboye Nigeria
Institutions  Cornell University Laurelton Heart Specialist New York Hospital
Alma mater  Columbia Business School (MBA) Columbia University School of Public Health (MPH) University of Ibadan (MBBS)

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Ola (Olakunle) Akinboboye is a Nigerian-American nuclear cardiologist.

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Early life and education

Born in Nigeria, Olakunle studied at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine before moving to the United States where he earned an MBA and master's degree in public health from Columbia University.

Medical and Academic career

Olakunle completed his internal medicine residency at the Nassau County Medical Center, and a cardiology fellowship at the State University of New York. He went on to Columbia University and completed another fellowship with dedicated training in nuclear cardiology and an advanced echocardiolography. He became an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York. He is the medical director of Laurelton Heart Specialist P.C. and Strong Health Medical P.C., Rosedale, New York. He specialises in cardiac imaging, clinical hypertension, coronary artery disease and diabetes. He has been listed among the top doctors in New York by prominent American medical publications.

Professional Medical Associations

He served on the International Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology from 1997 to 2000. He became the 14th national president of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) which was established in 1974 to focus on the adverse impact of cardiovascular disease on African Americans. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, his other memberships include:

  • American College of Cardiology.
  • American Heart Association,
  • International Society of Hypertension in Blacks,
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology,
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance,
  • Association of Black Cardiologists,
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • References

    Ola Akinboboye Wikipedia


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