Oloruntoba Elegbe Dr.

Specialities
Internal Medicine
Geriatrics
Languages
English, Yoruba

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Core competencies

  • Holistic care of various adult internal medicine conditions including but not limited to hypertension, diabetes Mellitus, thyroid and other endocrine disorders, asthma and Kidney diseases.
  • Acute emergency care of adult internal medicine conditions such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection, diarrhea and vomiting, stroke, heart failure, heart attack, asthma, allergic reactions and febrile rash.
  • Tropical and exotic infections.
  • Acute elderly medical care.
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment and advice on physical, social, psychological and other needs of the elderly patients.
  • Chronic medical disease management.
  • Medical assessment and non-surgical management of obesity.
  • Assessment of suitability of obese patients for bariatric and other weight-reducing surgeries.
  • Medical education
  • Patient safety and quality issues in healthcare.
  • Business, leadership and management aspects of Healthcare.

Profile

Nationality
British
Summary
Dr. Elegbe has 30 years experience in Internal Medicine, the last 22 of which have been spent in practice in the UK. In the UK, he is dually accredited with the General Medical Council in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Since becoming a consultant in 1999, he has treated adult patients with various internal medicine problems including hypertension, heart attack, stroke, asthma, COPD, diabetes emergencies, poisoning and diseases in old age among other illnesses.
As a practitioner of geriatric medicine, in addition to internal medicine, he believes in the preventative benefits of comprehensive early geriatric intervention which helps older adults maintain their independence, prevent deterioration of chronic medical and physical conditions and avert medical crises which result in recurrent inpatient admissions.
He has experience at consultant level at various UK hospitals including the Homerton University Hospital, London, Worthing Hospital, Worthing and at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow where he also served as the clinical service lead. His most recent appointment before joining Mediclinic was as consultant in Acute Internal Medicine at the Croydon University Hospital, London.
He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians, a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (London), a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the Society for Acute Medicine (UK) and the British Geriatric Society. He has been a Royal College of Physicians representative on the consultant Advisory Appointment Committee (AAC) in England.
He is also a Royal College of Physicians of London accredited physicians' educator and recently completed the University of Dundee (Scotland) postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education. He also sat on the Royal College of Physicians acute internal medicine specialist certificate examination standard setting and question writing committees.

Qualification

MBBS, FWACP, FACP, FRCP(London), MBA.

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