Gregory Okhifun

Passionate doctor with a wealth of experience in primary care and emergency care medicine. Adept in providing holistic care, integrating patient's emotional, physical, and mental healthcare needs into personalized care plans.

Primary Language

  • English

Secondary Language

  • Edo, Yoruba

Location

Lagos, Nigeria

About

Dr. Gregory Okhifun is a General Practice Physician, passionate about providing optimal primary care for clients with a wide range of medical and minor surgical cases. An advocate of preventive care, Dr. Gregory continues to educate people, through writing, about lifestyle and dietary approaches to prevent and manage chronic diseases. With interests in emergency and critical care medicine, Dr. Okhifun continues to hone his skills to broaden his expertise in medicine.

Medical Officer - Anchor University, Lagos, Nigeria
November 2019 - Present
  • Provide quality healthcare services for the staff and students of the University
  • Coordinate secondary care with specialist clinics and tertiary referral centers for staff and students
  • Coordinate health-related activities including seminars and outreaches within the University community to improve awareness and knowledge of disease prevention and treatment
Medical Officer - Ayodele Medical Center, Lagos, Nigeria
August 2018 - October 2019
  • As part of a team in charge of inpatient and outpatient care, offering top-notch care solutions for a wide range of medical and surgical cases
  • Involved in child health care programs including immunization and well-baby programs
  • Provided routine antenatal services and obstetric care for pregnant women
Medical Officer (GP) - Nigerian Navy School of Music, Ota, Nigeria
August 2016 - July 2017
  • Provided primary and emergency care services for military personnel and their families
  • Coordinated healthcare programs including monthly health talks and outreaches within the military base and community
  • Coordinated care between the Naval base and Naval reference center for military personnel with secondary care needs
Medical Officer (Medical Corps) - Igbo-Etiti Local Government Primary Health Department
May 2015 - May 2016
  • In charge of a network of state-owned primary health centers to provide primary healthcare needs of the community
  • Coordinated effective maternal care programs to consolidate prenatal education and improve awareness and compliance to basic obstetric care
  • Participated in community outreach and programs to raise awareness of common infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases within the community

Hobbies and Interests

When I'm not practicing medicine, I enjoy...

Digital Health

I believe the future of healthcare is tech-driven and I am passionate about providing innovative digital solutions for healthcare.

Medical writing

I love communicating with my patients. So I translate this into writing educational health materials to help people unerstand diseases and treatments better.

Travel

I love to let my mind absorb all of nature when I travel: explore new people, new cultures, and exciting new places.

History

I love to learn a lot about how we got where we are as humans. The origins of everything.

Professional Development

Certifications
  • Certificate of Full Registration as a Medical Practitioner - Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria
Awards
Education

December 2005 - June 2013

  • University of Benin, Edo State - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Engr. Temiloluwa Ojo

I have known Dr. Okhifun Gregory for over five years now. Great Doctor, highly passionate and always ready to get the problem solved. I believe his experience over the years paved way for his high level of professionalism. Very quick in helping his patients.

Anthonia Osho

Kindhearted and passionate doctor. Ready to listen and communicate even when out of the clinic. He has been wonderful providing great clinical care for my children.

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