Dr. Bolarinwa Akinola – Top Orthopedic in Lagos

Dr. Bolarinwa Akinola is a distinguished consultant orthopedics, trauma, and limb reconstruction surgeon in Lagos, Nigeria. His expertise shines in the realms of hip and knee primary and revision arthroplasty, management of bone infection, and limb reconstruction. A graduate of the University of Ibadan, Dr. Akinola has honed his technical skills in the UK. His academic background is richly decorated with the names of prestigious institutions and honors. These include Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in the UK.

Dr. Akinola’s skills in orthopedics shone through his training period, due to which he was honored with a prestigious fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

The surgeon didn’t stop after completing one fellowship. He consistently expanded his knowledge with various sub-specialist fellowship training from the UK and South Africa. His passion and willingness to learn more led him to achieve the coveted spot of getting registered as an Orthopaedics and Trauma specialist at General Medical Council UK.

True to his roots, Dr. Akinola returned to Nigeria to help enhance orthopedic treatment and care. Ever since he took the reigns of Osteon Clinics Lagos, the place has witnessed a new success record in hip and knee arthroplasty and management of complex trauma. Find all the details about him here.

Educational Background

  • MBBS from the University of Ibadan – 2001
  • Orthopedic training from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Norfolk, and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich, UK – 2008
  • Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh – 2015
  • Sub-specialist fellowship from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Subspecialist fellowship from James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK 
  • Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professional Experience

  • Director at AEON Health
  • Founder and surgeon at Osteon Clinics – January 2023 to present
  • Consultant orthopedist at Cedarcrest Hospitals, Lagos, Nigeria – March 2017 to April 2019
  • BOA National Clinical Leadership Fellow (Arthroplasty & Trauma) at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough – Aug 2016 – Feb 2017
  • Senior Trauma Fellow at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cpe Town, South Africa – May 2016 – Aug 2016
  • Senior Speciality Registrar, Trauma & Orthopaedics at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Aug 2014 – Mar 2016
  • Speciality Registrar, Trauma & Orthopaedics at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Aug 2013 – Jul 2014
  • Speciality Registrar, Trauma & Orthopaedics at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust – Aug 2012 – Jul 2013
  • Speciality Registrar, Trauma & Orthopaedics at Mid Essex Hospitals – Aug 2011 – Jul 2012
  • Trauma & Orthopaedics Speciality Registrar at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust – Aug 2010 – Jul 2011

Other Places of Practice

  • Q-Life Family Clinic in Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Dover Hospital in Wuse Zone 6, FCT, Abuja.
  • Tobiloba Medical Centre in Adigbe, Abeokuta.

Professional Memberships

  • Nigerian Orthopedic Association
  • British Orthopedic Association
  • European Bone & Joint Infection Society
  • Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (MANSAG)
  • Arthroplasty Society of Nigeria
  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Research Group
  • Nigerian Spine Society

Major Treatment Areas

  • Hip disorders
  • Knee disorders
  • Shoulder disorders
  • Limb deformities
  • Spine conditions
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Bone and joint infection
  • Chromic pain management

Reviews of Dr. Bolarinwa Akinola

Patients praise Dr. Akinola for his compassionate nature and warm personality. Most say he treats with high professionalism. Patients have recovered well from his treatments, so they recommend him confidently.

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