About R-Jolad

We are a team of Medical Professionals
dedicated to your care.

Established in 1982 by Dr Funsho Rabiu Oladipo, R-Jolad has always delivered quality and affordable healthcare services for all. As we constantly strive to promote an excellent state of health, R-Jolad Hospital has sustained a culture of continuous access to affordable healthcare services, expanding from less than 10 beds to over 100 beds in multiple locations.

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Our deep concern for the patient’s dignity has put us in the spotlight such that the patient traffic on a regular basis is second to none with an average of 500 out-patients visiting the facility daily. This is because of our patient-centred healthcare services being built around the need and desire to exceed patients’ expectations and provide them with quality service.

In our quest to keep up the tempo of patient’s satisfaction and to provide cutting edge healthcare delivery, we have incorporated a state-of-the-art Multi-Specialist Centre which uses an improved approach to meet the varying demands of patients, thereby producing the best clinical outcomes

Our Vision

Transforming healthcare in Africa

Our Mission

Making good healthcare accessible and affordable

Wholeness

We consistently deliver physical, emotional, social and spiritual health to our customers, empowering them to live a complete and harmonious life.

Empathy

We understand and share the feelings of our customers and of one another, constantly seeking to promote a higher state of health. All our activities and processes are built around the need and desire to exceed customers’ expectations.

Courage

Empower one another to put customers, especially patients first. We have the courage to seek and create new ways of doing things, whether incremental or landmark. Continuous innovation with courage gives us a long-term competitive advantage.

Agility

We are dynamic, innovative and are quick to anticipate and respond to a changing market with new and effective solutions.

Responsibility

We are always accountable and answerable for our conduct. It is our individual and collective commitment to take ownership and carry out a task to a successful conclusion. This is a commitment to deliver results.

Excellence

We seek and pursue the highest quality in all we do. It reflects the achievement of exemplary performance well in excess of normal expectations. Unbounded in our thinking, we are driven to excel in everything we do.

Our Management

Founder

Dr Funsho Ladipo

Dr Funsho Oladipo is one of the uniquely talented figures amongst his contemporaries. His dedication to work and study won him several awards and scholarships as he always graduated top of his class right from the elementary school.

He had his A levels in Federal Government College, Warri (1971 – 1973) and thereafter got admission into the University of Ibadan, Faculty of Medicine in 1973.

He was a University scholar.

He worked as a medical officer in First Shadrack Hospital, Ilupeju.

He founded R-Jolad Hospital in 1982.

ED/COO, AFYA Care

Kola Oni

Kola recently co-founded AfyA Care Nigeria Limited where he is now the Chief Operating Officer. AfyA Care is a proprietary investment company focused on expanding healthcare access and optimizing delivery models in Africa using Lagos, Nigeria as launchpad.

He was a Senior Executive with AXA Mansard Nigeria as Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, he led a team that secured commitments of circa $44m equity and N10bn debt from DFIs, Funds and other investors in a landmark hospital project. As CMO, he managed the transition of a known local brand ‘Mansard’ to the international parent company brand ‘AXA’ growing awareness, consideration and brand equity/value, he also launched two major television commercials. He also set up a business transformation team that saved circa $1m in annual costs within a year through innovation and process improvements, thereby cementing his general management credentials.

He has worked across industries on a range of projects with experience in bringing parties together to structure solutions in difficult deal situations. A Chartered Accountant and Consultant with experience in two of the ‘Big 4’ firms – KPMG and PwC. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School and IESE’s Advanced Management Program (AMP 31).

Chief Medical Officer (CMO)/Consultant emergency Physician

Dr. Abiola Fasina

Abiola Fasina, MD, MSHP, DTM&H, FMCEM is an emergency critical physician and a health policy consultant based in Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Fasina completed her training in emergency medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

After several years of practice, she then completed a two-year fellowship in emergency point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and a Masters in Health Policy Research (MSHP) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Fasina is actively involved in emergency medicine care development and POCUS education in Nigeria and practices clinical emergency and critical care medicine. She is an active board member and fellow of the Faculty of Emergency Medicine at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, inaugurated in 2019.

Her work has focused on capacity building of emergency health systems in low and middle-income African countries around POCUS and medical technology. She has worked in Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar and has extensive international experience.

Dr. Fasina is the Chief Medical Officer / Consultant Emergency Physician at R-Jolad Hospital, Lagos Nigeria. She is charge of clinical quality and service delivery for hospitals within the R-Jolad ecosystem. She is also the medical director and CEO of Emergency Healthcare Consultants
(EHCON), a healthcare consulting company focused on capacity building and training in
emergency medicine and critical care.

Group Head, Medical Ops

Dr. Godwin Ifeanyi

Dr. Godwin had his M.B.B.S from the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1986. A master of family medicine with over 10years of rich experience in clinical administration, internal medicine, managing and coordinating clinical operations. He had worked in other hospitals before joining Kupa as a Senior Medical Officer in September 2016.

Over the years, he rose to the position of Assistant Medical Director, Deputy Medical Director and Medical Director.

In December 2021, his employment was transferred to R-Jolad hospital Nigeria Limited to serve as the Head, Medical Operations and patient Experience.

Dr. Godwin is presently the Head, Medical Operations and Patient Experience.

Head, Business Development

Olushola Balogun

Olushola Balogun is a dynamic and result driven professional with over 10years in sales, Client Development and account management as well as an extensive knowledge of the healthcare sector.

He holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin and has attended several courses in Strategy and Leadership as well as a certification in Business analysis

He began his career at Duro Soleye Hospitals in customer services and later sales and marketing. Prior to joining RJolad hospital Group, he worked at IHMS HMO and Avon HMO

Head, Pharmacy

Pharm. Adebola Onaduja

Head, Medical Admin

Dr Thomas Ishie

Team Lead, Human Resources Management

Samson Akinwale

Coming from an excellent background in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering and Economics, Samson Akinwale is a seasoned Human Resource Management professional with over 11 years’ experience covering Aviation, nonprofit, and Healthcare sectors.

He holds a master’s degree in Economics, and he is a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM). He currently leads the HR team at R-Jolad hospital.

Samson’s interest in human productivity and capacity building is not far from the nascent realization of the primacy and centrality of humans in organizational growth, economic development and national progress and advancement.

Team Lead, Finance

Samuel Oladele

As a dedicated and detailed oriented Finance professional, Samuel has been meeting the financial reporting and operation needs of companies over the past 8 years. Prior to joining Rjolad, he has worked in several companies in facility management and logistics industry. He specializes in financial controls, credit controls, financial reporting, and operations.

He holds a B.SC in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brooks University and a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Samuel currently leads the finance team in R-Jolad Hospital

Head of Laboratory

Kabir Akanji

Medical Team

Chief Medical Officer (CMO)/Consultant emergency Physician

Dr. Abiola Fasina

Abiola Fasina, MD, MSHP, DTM&H, FMCEM is an emergency critical physician and a health policy consultant based in Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Fasina completed her training in emergency medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

After several years of practice, she then completed a two-year fellowship in emergency point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and a Masters in Health Policy Research (MSHP) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Fasina is actively involved in emergency medicine care development and POCUS education in Nigeria and practices clinical emergency and critical care medicine. She is an active board member and fellow of the Faculty of Emergency Medicine at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, inaugurated in 2019.

Her work has focused on capacity building of emergency health systems in low and middle-income African countries around POCUS and medical technology. She has worked in Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar and has extensive international experience.

Dr. Fasina is the Chief Medical Officer / Consultant Emergency Physician at R-Jolad Hospital, Lagos Nigeria. She is charge of clinical quality and service delivery for hospitals within the R-Jolad ecosystem. She is also the medical director and CEO of Emergency Healthcare Consultants
(EHCON), a healthcare consulting company focused on capacity building and training in
emergency medicine and critical care.

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

Dr. Odife Ukamaka Beatrice

Odife Ukamaka Beatrice, MBBS, FMCP, is a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at R-Jolad multispecialist hospital Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.

Dr. Odife completed her Undergraduate medical training at University of Benin, Benin-City, Edo state. She completed her internship at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu and National Youth Service at Primary Health Center, Doko, Niger state. Dr Odife had her specialist training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Lagos teaching hospital.

She has been involved in training medical students, interns, medical officers and resident doctors in specialist training at various stages in her medical career.

She is a strong advocate of improving medical care and safe practice among patients in Nigeria. She is keen on learning new skills, mentoring junior collegues and carrying out medical research.

Consultant Gynaecologist

Dr. Halima Aliu-Ayo

Dr. Halima Aliu-Ayo is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at R-Jolad Hospital. She has worked both in the public and private health sectors with over 12 years’ experience in general clinical practice as well as in obstetrics and gynaecology.

She is a professional with exceptional skills in providing high quality reproductive health care services, patient oriented maternal and reproductive health care services, feto-maternal medicine, infertility management and other aspects of gynaecologic care. She has keen interest in research with a passion for excellence and strives for continuous personal and professional development,

Dr. Aliu-Ayo obtained her medical degree from university of Ilorin, Kwara State , Nigeria. She also had her specialty training in obstetrics and gynaecology at the university of Ilorin teaching hospital, Kwara State, Nigeria. She is a fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, member of the West African college of Surgeons, associate member of the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists ,with Master in Public Health in view from university of Ilorin. She has participated in several certification courses both locally and internationally.

Consultant Cardiologist, Specialist physician

Dr. Oladapo Adewuya

Dr Oladapo Adewuya is the Consultant Cardiologist, Specialist physician and Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) at R-Jolad Multispecialist Hospital Lagos with previous work and training experiences at Swiss Tropical Institute of the University of Basel Switzerland, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine New York and Cambridge Health Alliance; a Harvard University Teaching Hospital in Cambridge Massachusetts. Other recent places of work are Ekiti Teaching Hospital and Afe Babalola University Multisystem Hospital Ado-Ekiti.

He graduated from the medical school of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTHC) Ile-Ife. He then received a postgraduate Diploma in Health Care and Management in Tropical countries (HCMTC) from the Swiss Tropical Institute of the University of Basel Switzerland.

As a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the USA, he coauthored journal articles with a Nobel Laureate in Medicine, and edited biomedical research book chapter for the Encyclopedic Mechanism of Diseases. He has had several years of training and practice in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cardiology, Family and Internal Medicine and worked in the Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit (NTICU) in the United States of America. In Nigeria, his research work and several publications focus on Serum Uric Acid and Cardiovascular Diseases.

His interests include International Health, cutting edge medicine and how to educate the populace in developing countries about preventable high impact diseases like Hypertension and its devastating complications like Stroke, Heart Failure and Heart Attack and establish institutional collaborations between the medical universities of the north and south worldwide.

Obstrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Lawal Basir Opeyemi

Dr. Lawal Basir Opeyemi, MBBS, MWACS, FMCOG, is an Obstrician and Gynecologist at R-Jolad multispecialist hospital Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.

Dr. Lawal completed his Undergraduate medical training at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo state and after completion of his internship and National youth service at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital and Police clinic, Akure respectively, he had his specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ilorin teaching hospital, Kwara state, Nigeria. He also had special training by Liverpool school of tropical medicine in essential Obstetric and new born care.

Dr. Lawal has been involved in training medical students, interns and resident doctors in specialist training at various stages in his medical career.

He is a strong advocate of safe Obstetric practice and passionate about learning new skills and research.

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr. Olubukola Ajao

Dr Olubukola Ajao is a Paediatrician with special interest in Neonatology, Emergency Paediatrics and Paediatric nutrition. She has had several years of experience as a Paediatrician.

Dr. Ajao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan.
She also had her undergraduate training in Medicine and Surgery at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and her postgraduate training in Paediatrics at the University College Hospital , Ibadan.

She has extensive experience and expertise in the care of preterm babies and brings with her a wealth of experience and skill in the management of Neonatal and Paediatric emergencies, including proficiency at Endotracheal intubation.

She is certified in Neonatal Resuscitation by the American Heart Association and is a trainer of trainers in Neonatal resuscitation. She is a compassionate Paediatrician dedicated thoroughly to good quality care for children.

CONSULTANT PEDIATRICIAN

Dr Emmanuel Ogbe

Emmanuel Augustine Ogbe is a seasoned Paediatrician and a fashion entrepreneur, with great passion and skills in the care of newborns.
Dr Emmanuel graduated from Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, and had Postgraduate training at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital.
He is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians and has worn awards on several occasions as the best doctor in the Department of paediatrics. He is a people motivator, a researcher and a lover of God, happily married with 3 lovely daughters
Consultant Paediatrician

Dr. Olatunji Adewoye

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