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Prof. Akanimo Essiet

Consultant urologist
Dept. Of Surgery, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
Dept. Of Surgery. University of Calabar

Brief Biography:

Place of birth: Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria Family life: Married to Dr Grace Akanimo Essiet. Education: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria. National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria Institute of Minimal Access Surgery, India.


Academic positions:

Professor Division of Urology. Department of Surgery, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. Consultant Urologist University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria.


Research interests:

Research interest in reconstructive urology, laparoscopy and endoscopy, especially of the lower the lower urinary tract. Have researched and published in the areas of anterior urethral strictures, posterior urethral distraction defects, hypospadias and ureteric injuries


Any other information:

Holds the Fellowship (FMCS) of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Surgery and Diploma (D.MAS) in minimal access surgery of the Institute of Minimal Access Surgery, India. Actively involved in training of doctors at the undergraduate and graduate (residency) levels


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