Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP, joins division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP
Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP

Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP, has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an associate professor in the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

Oduntan completed an advanced general thoracic surgery fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Oduntan received his medical degree at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed an internship and a general surgery residency at University College Hospital, also in Ibadan. He also completed a general surgery residency at Yale University/Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut, and a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Additionally, Oduntan has received specialty training in robotics in thoracic surgery and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy.

Oduntan is certified in general surgery though the American Board of Surgery; cardiothoracic surgery through the American Board of Thoracic Surgery; principles of general surgery through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; and general surgery through the West African College of Surgeons.

Oduntan has given several presentations and invited lectures, and he has authored numerous papers in peer-reviewed and professional journals. He is also a co-author of the Esophagus and Stomach chapter of the Step-Up to Surgery textbook, second edition.

Oduntan’s clinical and research interests include general thoracic surgery (lung cancer, esophageal cancer and benign diseases of the esophagus).