the team

Dr Austin Obichere MBBS, MD, FRCS (Founder & Managing Director)

Dr Obichere is a Consultant General / Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon at University College London Hospital (UCLH) and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London (UCL). He also runs his private practice at the Harley Street Clinic in London.

Dr Obichere underwent specialist training in Coloproctology at St.Marks Hospital in London and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He also holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Research Degree from the University of London and is the Director of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme at UCLH. As a Joint Advisory Board (JAG) accredited, expert bowel cancer screening colonoscopist, he is actively involved in the delivery of the programme and is passionate about training Nigerian clinicians to acquire skills in GI endoscopy. His specialist interest include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, screening and treatment of colorectal cancer as well disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor.

Dr Abuchi Okaro MS FRCS (Director)

Dr Abuchi Okaro MS FRCS (Gen) is a Consultant General/Laparoscopic/Upper GI surgeon at the Kent Oncology Centre, Maidstone. He has his private practices at the Wellington Hospital and Hospital of St Johns and St Elizabeth's in London.

Dr Okaro underwent specialised training in upper GI at the Royal Marsden and St Thomas' Hospitals in London and at the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo, Japan. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds a Masters in Surgery (MS) Degree from the University of London.
His specialist practice interests are in management of benign and malignant upper gastro-intestinal disorders, anti-reflux and bariatric surgery.

Dr Ayo Oshowo MS, FRCS, FWACS (Hon) (Director)

Dr Ayo Oshowo trained in Laparoscopic and Colorectal surgery in Oxford and London, UK. He was a Travel Fellow at The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.

He obtained an MS by thesis at the University of London and was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Whittington Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College, London. He has a broad general surgical background and wide experience in endoscopy and laparoscopic surgery. He presently leads the Enhanced Recovery Programme at the Whittington Hospital, which offers patients excellent outcomes following complex colorectal surgery.

Professor Benedict Nwomeh MBBS, FRCS, FACS (Non Executive Director)

Dr Mamman Usman MBBS, FRCS (Associate)

Dr Taiwo Onabanjo MBBS (Associate)

Mr Ade Aromolaran BSc (Endoscopy Manager)

Mr Chidubem Ofili (Practice Manager)

Miss Toyin Ojomo (Customer Liason)