The Best Paediatricians In Nigeria

The Best Paediatricians In Nigeria

Seeking medical services in Nigeria can be like putting yourself through numerous hoops, only to come out of the other side and start all over again. With children you are never really sure, and because communication is mostly scant their symptoms turn out to be urgent most of the time. In urgent circumstances like that you might find yourself at the mercy of one of the hospitals where pediatricians are completely unavailable or are running late, or overwhelmed by too many patients, or even incompetent. In some of the aforementioned hospitals, you might find altogether that they don't even have an in-house pediatrician, and so your child may have to be treated by just any doctor at hand. We have a compiled a list of the best paediatricians in Nigeria for your child's excellent health.


The best paediatricians in Nigeria you can easily reach out to:

Dr. Simisola Ajasa

Dr. Simisola Ajasa (MBBS) is a consultant paediatrician based in Lagos and managing partner at Mayriamville Medical Centre (MMC). She graduated as a medical doctor from the college of medicine, the University of Lagos and has clinical experience of over ten (10) years. She’s a general practitioner, trained in paediatric emergency, she also boards certified with an emergency first response as a first aider and has a special interest in sexual health especially in young adults and married couples which she also appears as a guest speaker on radio shows to address issues the populace face in such areas.


144, Bode Thomas Street,, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.


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Dr. Yashua Alkali Hamza

Dr Yashua Alkali Hamza is a Consultant Pediatrician and a Public Health Specialist with expertise in preventive medicine and community based qualitative research. She was the Head of Pediatric Department of one of the biggest public hospitals in Sub-Saharan Africa, Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano; and has been involved in setting up quality controls in various private and public facilities in Kano and FCT


7, Fez Street Off Kumasi Crescent, Wuse II, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.


Dr. Omotayo Fawi

An excellent Paediatrician who graduated from the College of Health Sciences, the University of Ilorin in the year 2000. He is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians with a special interest in Neonatology, Nephrology and Emergency Paediatrics. He is proficient in the use of mechanical ventilator and CPAP and in the care of critically ill newborns, extreme preterm and term babies. He currently heads the Department of Paediatrics, which has one of the best Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the country.


Udi Hills Close, Aso Drive, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.


Dr. Olatunde Odusote

Experienced Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Healthcare Management, Healthcare, Clinical Research, Customer Service, and Medical Education. Strong healthcare services professional with a Cert. Allerg(SA) Paed focused in Allergology (Sub-Specialist Certification) from College of Medicine of South Africa.



1-5 Oba Akinjobi street, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.


Dr. Abiola Oladepo (FMCPaed, M.B; B.S.)

He is a Consultant Paediatrician with a sub-speciality in Neonatology. He also has an underlying passion for quality care of children, and he is experienced in the critical care of babies – ill and premature newborns.


7 Ogalade Close, Off Ologun Agbaje Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria.



There you have it, a list of the best paediatricians in Nigeria you can go to for your child's next health check.


Read also: The best gynaecologists in Lagos

Written by

Lydia Ume