A Nigerian man of Yoruba descent is currently representing the country big abroad in medicine and practices as Hilary Clinton’s personal doctor.
United States’ Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has openly appreciated her US-based Nigerian doctor, Dr. Oladotun Okunola who helped her recover from her recent health challenge.
Clinton, who had to leave a 9/11 memorial event in New York, United States of America after stumbling and being assisted into a vehicle by secret service agents, took to her Twitter handle to express her gratitude to her doctor with the sweetest words:
“I want to give a big THANK YOU to my Doctor who travels everywhere with me, Dr. Oladotun Okunola. I wouldn’t be here without him! Literally.”
Dr. Dotun Okunola joins the prestigious Neurology group, Neuroscience Center of Northern New Jersey, to provide a variety of specialized care. He specializes in epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, and sleep medicine.
Dr. Okunola completed medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. He stayed and completed his internship and neurology residency at Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC. He received fellowship training in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. He also completed a sleep medicine fellowship at Norwalk Hospital, Connecticut.
As part of his fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy, he focused on intraoperative and epilepsy monitoring; EEG and EMG.
As a sleep specialist, he diagnoses and treats sleep related disorders such as daytime sleepiness (hypersomnolence), insomnia, narcolepsy, obstructive, central, and complex sleep apnea, etc.
Dr. Okunola is board-certified in both adult neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurology.