Olurotimi Badero

M.D, M.B.Ch.B, F.A.C.P, F.A.S.N, F.A.S.D.I.N, F.A.S.N.C, F.N.K.F, F.I.C.A, F.A.C.A, F.A.C.C, F.S.C.A.I

Dr. Badero is a fully trained, Board-Certified Interventional Cardio-Nephrologist (Combined Heart & Kidney Specialist Physician) who has been recognized as the world’s first and only Board-Certified Interventional Cardio-Nephrologist. He has received several awards for his accomplishment in this emerging field of medicine and has been recognized globally for his contributions as a pioneer in this medical field.

He attended Federal Govt College, Odogbolu, and won the best overall student in Nigeria in a National Science Quiz Competition. He obtained his medical education at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria before relocating to the United States to complete three years of Internal Medicine residency at the State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn NY. He completed a two-year fellowship in Nephrology & Hypertension at the renowned Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia. He then completed another three-year fellowship in Cardiology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Following a distinguished Cardiology Fellowship, he was admitted into the prestigious Yale University School of Medicine, where he completed fellowships in Invasive & Interventional Cardiology as well as Peripheral Vascular Intervention. He graduated with a distinction in Interventional Cardiology and was awarded a certificate of achievement for outstanding performance. Dr. Badero also completed another fellowship in Interventional Nephrology, Endovascular Medicine & Dialysis Access Intervention. In all, he completed an unprecedented 10 years of continuous postgraduate medical training in the United States, specializing in seven different areas of medicine, with 6 specialty board certifications. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology & Hypertension, Interventional Nephrology, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Badero has received several awards including a Congressional award by the United States Government for outstanding medical career and service to humanity. He has been inducted into several prestigious academic societies. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians; the American Society of Nephrology; the National Kidney Foundation; the International College of Angiology; the American Society of Diagnostic & Interventional Nephrology; the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; the American Society of Angiology; the American College of Cardiology; and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and sits on the editorial board of many scientific journals. He participates in mentorship programs for young physicians and scientists, speaking engagements as well as medical training. He serves as a Consultant to some African Countries in establishing cardio-renal programs, cardiac centers of excellence as well as training and skills transfer. 

Dr. Badero is a visiting Senior Consultant and Head of the Interventional Cardiology Program and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Iwosan Lagoon Hospitals, Victoria Island.