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Prof Olufemi Idowu

Member type: Clinical department with teaching programme

Specialty: Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Ikeja, , Nigeria


Conditions Treated

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Trauma
  • Tumor
  • Vascular
  • Craniofacial
  • Spine

Equipment used

  • Drill
  • Microinstruments
  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Flexible
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • MRI
  • Angiography
  • CT


We provide short rotations for neurosurgical exposure to interns, post-graduate trainees of other specialties, train suitable post-graduates for careers in academic and clinical neurosurgical practice and provide further training at fellowship levels for Neurosurgical graduates of other institutions. Our practice includes management of brain and spinal injuries, brain and spinal tumours, congenital disorders, neurovascular, degenerative spine diseases  intracranial infections and minimally invasive neurosurgery. We have ongoing active researches on conditions common to adults and children in a developing world environment. These include congenital anomalies, minimal invasive surgeries, advanced spinal stabilization techniques, brain injury, brain infections, brain tumours, and many others. We are constantly seeking to improve our understanding of these complex disorders and advance the methods that we have available to treat more effectively.

Further Information

Languages Spoken

  • English

Current and Past Partnerships

This member has current or past partnerships in these countries

  • Italy
  • United States of America

Partnership / Mentorship details

Spinal dysraphism

Neurocritical care study

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