Oluyinka Olutoye has been named a professor and the E. Thomas Boles chair of pediatric surgery in the College of Medicine at Ohio State University. He will also serve as the surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio, making him the primary surgical liaison between the hospital and the university.
A native of Nigeria, Dr. Olutoye completed his residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals at Virginia Commonwealth University. He also completed fellowships in pediatric and fetal surgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a member of the American Surgical Association and the American Paediatric Surgical Association. Additionally, he is a past president of the International Foetal Medicine and Surgery Society.
Dr. Olutoye holds a medical doctorate from the Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences at Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabajo University) in Nigeria, as well as a Ph.D. in anatomy from Virginia Commonwealth University.