Dr. Patrick Ijewere, BSc Chem., B.Pharm., MD, MBA, Medical Director
“A team player set on transforming healthcare delivery in Africa.”
B.Sc. Chemistry, George Washington University, B. Pharmacy, Howard University,
MD – Medical College, Howard University, Washington D.C. USA.
Specialty – Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, Board certified in 1996.
Executive MBA – University of South Florida, Tampa
Served as Internist, a Hospitalist, Emergency Room (ER) Physician,
State of Florida Ringside Sports Physician and Administrator to Private Clinics in Florida.
Upon return to Nigeria, he impacted healthcare as follows:
Leader, Servant, and Mentor – Medical Director of Salus Trust HMO, the catholic HMO with over 320 catholic hospitals and clinics nationwide, spread within 52 dioceses.
A Team player and Listener – met with healthcare providers nationwide to understand challenges with healthcare delivery in Nigeria.
An Analyst – Inspected, assessed state of healthcare services, credentialed over 150 providers nationwide in 18 months
A Speaker and Motivator – Health talks and Wellness Seminars to Corporations, Churches and Social Clubs creating awareness and motivate behavior and systems changes on staying healthy and preventing illness.
A Transformer of healthcare delivery – Designed and Implemented Strategies in School and Corporations that result in reduced illness and utilization and increased productivity.
Impact – Ilorin, Kabba, Anyigba, Akure, Ekiti, Osogbo, Ife, Ibadan, Iwo, Owo, Ondo, Abeokuta, Ayetoro, Ijebu-ode, Benin, Ekpoma, Auchi, Uromi, Agbor, Sapele, Bomadi, Warri, Oghara, Ugwashi-Uku, Ughelli, Issele-Uku, Calabar, Port Harcourt, Yenogoa, Obehie, Awka, Awgu, Orlu, Okigwe, Ahiara, Owerri, Nnewi, Umuahia, Enugu, Minna, Kafanchan, Jos, Abuja, Badagry, Ikeja, Agege, Alaba, Lagos