Dr. Hammed Oshola –

Consultant Neurosurgeon in Lagos, Nigeria.

Dr Hammed Abiola Oshola is an experienced Consultant Neurological Surgeon with a deep interest in brain and spinal column disorders, especially those related to the skull base. As a Neurosurgeon, Dr. Oshola has practiced for seven years in different sub-specialties of neurosurgery, including Neuro-oncology, Neuro-trauma, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spinal and Vascular Neurosurgery. For these reasons, he has been awarded and respected by his colleagues and people in need of neurological treatments.

Dr. Oshola is a West African College of Surgeons fellow and a member of the Nigerian Academy of Neurological Surgeons and many others. His membership in professional bodies shows his wish to uphold high standards of neurosurgical practice and update himself with new developments in the field.

General Information –

Current Positions

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria (June 2022 – Present)
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Dukes Neurosurgery and Specialist Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria


  • Neurological Disorders
  • Spine Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Neurosurgery

Professional Experience

  1. Consultant Neurosurgeon
    • Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (June 2022 – Present)
    • Responsibilities include providing medical treatment recommendations, performing administrative tasks, clinical care, patient education and conducting research.
  2. Consultant Neurosurgeon
    • Dukes Neurosurgery and Specialist Hospital
    • Responsibilities include providing advanced neurosurgical care, specializing in brain and spine conditions, and focusing on skull base pathologies.
  3. Senior Resident
    • Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (January 2016 – May 2022)
    • Responsible for outpatient and urgent care, performing and assisting various neurosurgical procedures, mentorship, clinical governance, audits, quality improvement projects, research, teaching, and managing departmental duties.
  4. Junior Resident
    • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital (September 2011 – October 2014)
    • She participated in outpatient and in-patient neurosurgical care, pre-op and post-op care, assisting in neurosurgical procedures, teaching, and clinical research.
  5. Medical Officer
    • Alafia Hospital, Ibadan (January 2010 – August 2011)
    • Conducted patient assessments, pre-and post-op care, supervision, mentorship, and managed cases across various medical specialties.
  6. Principal Medical Officer (Internship)
    • Primary Health Center, Gwandu (November 2008 – October 2009)
    • Assessed patients, performed supervisory and administrative roles, participated in quality improvement projects and organized free medical outreaches.
  7. Medical House Officer (Internship)
    • University College Hospital, Ibadan (October 2007 – September 2008)
    • Rotated through core specialties, conducted patient assessments, participated in surgeries, and taught medical students.


  • Fellowship, Neurological Surgery Residency Program
    • West Africa College of Surgeons (January 2017 – April 2022)
  • Membership, Neurological Surgery Residency Program
    • West Africa College of Surgeons (September 2011 – October 2014)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
    • University of Ibadan (February 2000 – June 2007)

Licenses & Certifications

  • Fellow
    • West African College of Surgeons (Issued April 2022)
  • Associate Member
    • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (Issued May 2007)


  • Chief Resident
    • Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (October 2021 – April 2022)
  • Secretary-General
    • Ogun State Medical Students Association (April 2006 – April 2007)


  • Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Nigerian Academy of Neurological Surgeons

Services Provided –

  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Glilal tumor removal
  • Brain tumors
  • Endoscopic brain surgery
  • Cranioplasty
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Skull reconstructive surgeries
  • Head trauma
  • Peripheral neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Degenerative spine disorder treatment
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Trans sphenoid operations
  • Vascular abnormalities
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • BT shunt
  • VP shunt surgery
  • Gamma knife

FAQs –

Q: What is Dr. Hammed Abiola Oshola’s current position?

A: Dr. Hammed Abiola Oshola works at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and Dukes Neurosurgery and Specialist Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.

Q: What are Dr. Oshola’s specializations?

A: Dr. Oshola practices in neurological disorders, spine surgery, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, and spinal cord injury but has a specialty interest in skull base diseases.

Q: In what way does Dr. Oshola practice patient-centered care?

A: Dr. Oshola also has excellent medical experience and always pays attention to patient needs, offering each patient professional medical care that complies with all the latest research findings and medical innovations.

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